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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-19-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By anE934fun
It may be required to go through this 'erasing'...

It may be required to go through this 'erasing' effort even with iOS 8.1, since the previous pairing attempt may have created garbage configuration files. There is a saying in the IT world - garbage...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-18-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By anE934fun
You will know soon enough whether iOS v. 8.1 does...

You will know soon enough whether iOS v. 8.1 does indeed fix the issue. Bluetooth pairing is an advertised fix that is addressed with v. 8.1. Only time will tell whether your particular issue will...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-18-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By anE934fun
iOS 8.1 is supposed to fix Bluetooth pairing...

iOS 8.1 is supposed to fix Bluetooth pairing problems.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-08-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By anE934fun
Friend's experience is with marine application. ...

Friend's experience is with marine application. I don't know if there is any difference between marine and highway application. On the surface, there seems to not be any difference - ULSD is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-08-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By anE934fun
Question on the biocide and fuel stabilizers - a...

Question on the biocide and fuel stabilizers - a friend who has marine diesels, swears by the Biobor ( http://www.biobor.com/products/biobor-jf-fuel-additives/ ) marine products. Any reason not to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-05-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By anE934fun
+1 on the sun damage. My d has spent a...

+1 on the sun damage. My d has spent a cloistered life in its comfy garage when it is not being driven, and no damage like what OP is showing. With a black paint job no less.

If the seal/top...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-04-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By anE934fun
That is what a Battery Tender (...

That is what a Battery Tender ( http://batterytender.com ) is.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-04-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By anE934fun
Thanks for the input. I had overlooked the DEF...

Thanks for the input. I had overlooked the DEF crystallization issue. Worst case, the lines to-from the DEF tanks may need cleaning out. DEF in the tank probably will lose its potency and could...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-30-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,030
Posted By anE934fun
This might be a distinction without a difference,...

This might be a distinction without a difference, but in my understanding, the root cause of the CBU issue is primarily sourced in the crankcase blowback mixing with the EGR. Eliminate the crankcase...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-30-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,030
Posted By anE934fun
Emissions (didn't things settle down after the...

Emissions (didn't things settle down after the recall)? Or, CBU?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-29-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By anE934fun
@d geek, thank you for the links. One question...

@d geek, thank you for the links. One question occurs - how to check the tank for algae, etc.? Run a plastic tube down the filler neck and draw a sample? If so, how do I know I got a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-29-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By anE934fun
Long term storage of the d?

Any festers with experience storing their d for 6 months or longer? I may have a work project that requires my d to be stored for 6+ months. The owners manual is silent on long term storage,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-26-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,119
Posted By anE934fun
Check the main CBU thread. The CBU response from...

Check the main CBU thread. The CBU response from BMW involves a walnut shell blast of the head (without removal from the block) with ultrasonic cleaning of the intake (removed from the head).
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-22-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,225
Posted By anE934fun
Out of curiosity, how many 'festers with injector...

Out of curiosity, how many 'festers with injector failures have been supplementing the lubricity of their fuel? By supplementing, I mean either running a biodiesel blend or using an additive that...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-16-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By anE934fun
Or, VW Golf TDI? The A3 and the Golf are...

Or, VW Golf TDI? The A3 and the Golf are basically cousins.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By anE934fun
X5s are getting the coking/CBU experience. Maybe...

X5s are getting the coking/CBU experience. Maybe not as frequently as the E90s, but they are getting the condition.

BMW is certainly aware of the issue. What they are doing about it is a closely...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By anE934fun
In the diesels, the coking/CBU seems to be...

In the diesels, the coking/CBU seems to be sourced from a combination of crankcase vapor mixing with particulates from the EGR. There is one thread that started in the X5 forum where a fester added...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,054
Posted By anE934fun
I would be suspecting the battery in the sensor...

I would be suspecting the battery in the sensor has gone on holiday. There could be a sensor malfunction, but my $ would be on the battery. Buy a new sensor and swap it for one of the present...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-08-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,415
Posted By anE934fun
Usually it involves engine revving while stopped.

Usually it involves engine revving while stopped.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-08-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,415
Posted By anE934fun
I agree with you. Racing has no place on public...

I agree with you. Racing has no place on public streets. I wonder if the speeder in your post got tagged for just excessive speed, or was an exhibition of speed surcharge tacked on? Speed...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-07-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,415
Posted By anE934fun
Doing your bit to contribute to city and county...

Doing your bit to contribute to city and county finances, I see.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-02-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,717
Views: 204,820
Posted By anE934fun
I think your decision tree looks something like...

I think your decision tree looks something like this:

1. Do I like the Car?
A. Yes > Buy an Extended Warranty
B. No > Sell the car before the regular warranty runs out.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-28-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By anE934fun
You might be looking at CBU. I don't have near...

You might be looking at CBU. I don't have near 80K miles on my d, and I am seeing 36 mpg calculated by hand as long as I don't exceed 80 mph. One item that may impact mileage is tires. I lost the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-28-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,225
Posted By anE934fun
$16K would seem to indicate replacement. There...

$16K would seem to indicate replacement. There was a time when BMW replaced the head and intake manifold. Parts shortages (not to mention cost) required a re-think of the replacement route, and now...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-17-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,606
Posted By anE934fun
There seems to be a learning curve improvement...

There seems to be a learning curve improvement that is occurring. Initial repairs involved sending the head and intake manifold out for ultrasonic cleaning at a cost ~$7,500 (!). Now, the head gets...
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