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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-21-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By henrycyao
Here is the link. ...

Here is the link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTOkxk4PaKs

There was a post on the E90, but the link is broken. This one has the PDF link still there.

Edited:
Added a direct link to the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,379
Posted By henrycyao
I understand the sensor is not important. This...

I understand the sensor is not important. This looks more like by passing the sensor rather than fixing it? A true fix would require testing the near empty condition and see if you trip the sensor....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-18-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By henrycyao
Hmm, I wonder if I should buy a remote obd ii so...

Hmm, I wonder if I should buy a remote obd ii so I can measure torque and horse power. Does any one know if that information is available in x5 obd ii port and what is a good one to get.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-18-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By henrycyao
You get >480 Nm only under full throttle...

You get >480 Nm only under full throttle applications. Basically, you need a huge drag in order not accelerate. As soon as you stop accelerate, the torque leaves that region. That is very small...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-18-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By henrycyao
As for you, I recommend engine conditioning cycle...

As for you, I recommend engine conditioning cycle at least once every tank. That is when our diesel burn off the soot in the DPF in the regen cycle. Basically, you need to take a long road trip with...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-18-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By henrycyao
There is more than just a gentle drive cycles....

There is more than just a gentle drive cycles. What is very important is to allow your diesel to go through clean cycle by running it for a while. I would argue it does not matter the speed but your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By henrycyao
This may be the way things are now. I have a...

This may be the way things are now. I have a feeling that this kind of model won't work in a decade or two when younger generation are starting to be the next target audience. It wasn't that long ago...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By henrycyao
In the winter time, I imagine your engine gets...

In the winter time, I imagine your engine gets cooled fairly quickly. So I believe it is better to leave your engine idle to reduce the wear on glow plug. Besides being harsh on the starter, I have...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-12-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,283
Posted By henrycyao
After 6 years, our engine is still being worked...

After 6 years, our engine is still being worked at :tsk: I don't have faith in BMW engineering anymore. :thumbdwn:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By henrycyao
Yes it works fine as a screen saver too. ...

Yes it works fine as a screen saver too.

Late last year, there was a horrible traffic through one of county high way. I noticed for the first time bmw navigation actually noted this to be high...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-11-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,283
Posted By henrycyao
Hmm, I need to drive longer distance in my X5...

Hmm, I need to drive longer distance in my X5 soon to clear up any potential CBU. This is really bad as I did not expect X5 to have this issue that early!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By henrycyao
I thought you might enjoy this post. This goes...

I thought you might enjoy this post. This goes into a lot of details. Basically, you don't need to reset the transfer case for the E70.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By henrycyao
1. The comfort access does not open the trunk by...

1. The comfort access does not open the trunk by kicking. That is a new feature.

2. When the temperature is low, do you mean it get stuck in a lower gear (higher RPM?) I have not seem it stuck in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By henrycyao
That is not a good advice. Most don't check their...

That is not a good advice. Most don't check their tire pressure frequent enough or check their load weight. You are better off sticking with factory pressure unless you detail enough to check very...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By henrycyao
I was under the impression from my nephews that...

I was under the impression from my nephews that kids use tablet all the time to watch YouTube. In effect, they have their own entertainment system at their hands. Of course, this is a lot easier to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-26-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,780
Posted By henrycyao
Or cheaper like Mercedes is doing with their...

Or cheaper like Mercedes is doing with their entry level E class. In order for Diesel to make sense in the US, you need to be significantly cheaper at comparable gasoline engine in order for the take...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-26-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,780
Posted By henrycyao
I have not read too much complains about X5...

I have not read too much complains about X5 diesel with CBU problem. It has been out as long as 335d and X5 35D sold in much greater number than 335d. Yet, I saw far much more complaints about CBU on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By henrycyao
Wait that is my production date. I will check...

Wait that is my production date. I will check with dealer if they see anything on their system. It's strange that they did not tell me about this.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,486
Posted By henrycyao
It is time to file a compliant to NHTSA. This may...

It is time to file a compliant to NHTSA. This may be a new case.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-06-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,508
Posted By henrycyao
Within 3 miles from where I live, I have a Rotten...

Within 3 miles from where I live, I have a Rotten Robbie that gave me $3.29 per gallon with credit card. I did not realize it is out of norm in bay area.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-06-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,105
Posted By henrycyao
I think dealer did less damage than driving on...

I think dealer did less damage than driving on 680 going up to Plesantant CA or the awfully tight parking spaces! My coworker got a nasty scratch from a flying rocks on his GLK. I got scratches by...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-06-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,494
Posted By henrycyao
An old 2001 Chrysler Town and Country is my...

An old 2001 Chrysler Town and Country is my second car. I still like it. It can carry almost as much as a truck and can seat 7 when I need it. Sadly though, it will be gone likely by next year.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-03-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By henrycyao
I must be tired. I got my sulfer and nitrogen...

I must be tired. I got my sulfer and nitrogen confused. Opps. I don't NOX causes acid rain. It is a still very bad.

http://www.epa.gov/air/nitrogenoxides/
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-03-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By henrycyao
That is the way it should be. NOX is known to...

That is the way it should be. NOX is known to cause acid rain. The US requires Urea because we look at all emission requirements except CO2. We are solving the CO2 issue by pushing up the corporate...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By henrycyao
Yeah I read that article before and I have driven...

Yeah I read that article before and I have driven on that road. You must pay attention and watch your cornering speed. She probably got herself in trouble considering the weather had been bone dry...
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