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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By asus389
In my experience, the radiator fan turns on...

In my experience, the radiator fan turns on within a minute or so of turning on the AC compressor. It increases air flow over the condenser which is the "outside" portion of the air conditioner...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By asus389
Do you mean the cooling fan in front of the...

Do you mean the cooling fan in front of the radiator or the HVAC blower motor under the glovebox? I don't see how the radiator fan could have been effected by the repair, its almost entirely inside...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By asus389
I took it to a dealer because the complaint was...

I took it to a dealer because the complaint was originally established (and supposedly fixed) under warranty. Since it still has a problem, technically BMW dealer is responsible for fixing it still...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By asus389
Yes I lose coolant. Its very slow. It takes a...

Yes I lose coolant. Its very slow. It takes a couple months to get noticeably low. I have suggested to the BMW dealer that they use UV dye on multiple occasions. For some reason they won't do it. Not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By asus389
Antifreeze smell long after repair normal?

I have had two repairs on my e90 that involved the cooling system. About a year ago BMW replaced the thermostat because it was leaking slowly. Then, several months after, my AC evaporator leaked and...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-09-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 111,835
Posted By asus389
OK so does the "like for like" replacement allow...

OK so does the "like for like" replacement allow dealers to sell/trade effected cars that are being held in inventory?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-08-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 111,835
Posted By asus389
So what about those of us with effected cars that...

So what about those of us with effected cars that aren't in those territories? Are we still under a stop sale? Can't buy/sell them? They don't even mention the e90, so those are all still under the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By asus389
Sorry for the basic question, but if I were to do...

Sorry for the basic question, but if I were to do this from my computer is there a tutorial out there about how to do it? And what I should see if its working correctly vs a problem?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By asus389
Thanks. How definitive are the various methods of...

Thanks. How definitive are the various methods of testing for AC system leaks? For example, dye vs pressures/weight, vs using an electronic sniffer?

So far what has been done is the system was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By asus389
Thanks for the response. Where exactly is the...

Thanks for the response. Where exactly is the expansion valve located?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By asus389
Some e90s have history of problems with the AC...

Some e90s have history of problems with the AC evaporator. So I'd have the AC system checked out and when you test drive it see if you get any weird chemical like smells from the vents when the AC is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By asus389
AC Evaporator Replaced but still problem?

When I first turned on my AC I would smell this strange chemical odor. I brought it in several times to BMW and they didn't figure it out. I then purchased an AC freon sensor and noticed it was going...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By asus389
nm re-read the thread, but can't figure out how...

nm re-read the thread, but can't figure out how to delete my post
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By asus389
Sorry to dig up this thread, but my car appears...

Sorry to dig up this thread, but my car appears to have the exact same problem. If anyone here knows what to do to figure it out, I'd appreciate some advice.

I started a new thread here:
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By asus389
My 2011 e90 is in right now for the second time...

My 2011 e90 is in right now for the second time because of AC problems. They replaced the evaporator a couple months ago, but it didn't fix the issue. It seems to be a weak spot on these cars.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-10-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 111,835
Posted By asus389
Not that this makes it OK (it doesn't) but the...

Not that this makes it OK (it doesn't) but the same can be said of nearly any industry in the US these days. Regulatory capture is a big problem and its only getting worse with all of the money going...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By asus389
Both. There is a smell that is under the...

Both.

There is a smell that is under the hood if you put your nose near the top of the radiator or in front of the kidney grille on the passenger side. It smells to me like BMW blue coolant. The...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 648
Posted By asus389
This. Its better than any built in or standalone...

This. Its better than any built in or standalone system. Just get a mount for your phone. I use the Kenu Air Frame, but there are a bunch of them.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By asus389
Yeah honestly I can't tell because the smell of...

Yeah honestly I can't tell because the smell of pine-sol is so strong. And according to the manufacturer, Pine-sol (which is what I'm told was used) is corrosive to aluminum. So I'm concerned putting...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By asus389
I called the company that makes the cleaner used...

I called the company that makes the cleaner used after the repairs and their answer was "thats not the intended use of our product". Well yeah, I figured.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By asus389
My iPhone 6s running iOS 9.3 works with my 2011...

My iPhone 6s running iOS 9.3 works with my 2011 e90 bluetooth.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By asus389
Starting last April the air conditioner would...

Starting last April the air conditioner would make an irritating chemical smell when turned on. The heater would make a bitter odor when first started and sometimes a sweet odor when run after the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By asus389
Ok well if anyone has navigated a similar...

Ok well if anyone has navigated a similar experience I'd love to hear how you did it. Was hoping a dealer would reply in the other forum. But any help is appreciated.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By asus389
The car has been in 6 times to two different...

The car has been in 6 times to two different dealers over the course of a year for a problem with the AC/heat under the original warranty starting at 16k miles (3 years). At first they just sprayed...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By asus389
What happens if BMW can't fix a car?

We have a BMW that has been in the shop for the same issue multiple times under warranty. The dealer has been really good working with us on it and we always get a loaner car. But what happens if...
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