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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,431
Posted By DESwiss
Dealer oil change

Was reviewing my last oil change performed at the dealer after reading this. All it states is: Perform oil and filter change per checklist

No information on the type of oil used. Itís a BMW dealer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-19-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By DESwiss
Adblue fill up interval.

My 2014 535d hasnít lit up the DEF light since I got it over 10k miles ago. Does the dealer typically top this off during oil changes? If not how long does a full tank of DEF typically last?

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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-11-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By DESwiss
Interesting article

And fairly recent.

They donít even address other benefits such as being cheaper to produce and better fuel mileage, etc.

Itís a real shame that for whatever reasons there seems to be a big...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-11-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,855
Posted By DESwiss
So what advantages does this give you? Was your...

So what advantages does this give you? Was your DPF clogged and rather than replace it for $$$ you decided to delete?


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 05-12-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,603
Posted By DESwiss
Hey youíre not too far from me - where did you...

Hey youíre not too far from me - where did you have your work done? Iím guessing your pic is showing the dpf, adblue resevoir and associated sensors and tubing?

What changes to the performance...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-03-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By DESwiss
Wild guess, but isnít the fuel door right there?...

Wild guess, but isnít the fuel door right there? Maybe a crack in the plastic letting water in?


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-03-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By DESwiss
Jck66 Iíve tried a new cable toon effect. ...

Jck66 Iíve tried a new cable toon effect.

Doug - Iím not sure I follow, but the phone will readily play audio over BT. I only run into issues when I try to connect via USB. Then I seem to locked...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-02-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By DESwiss
USB connection issues

This happens to me on a regular basis and is very annoying. I havenít been able to identify a pattern that causes this. My phone will be connected (automatically) to Bluetooth when I start the car....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-11-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By DESwiss
Acceleration rattle

2014 535d

For some time now Iíve been noticing a metallic sounding rattle coming from the engine under moderate to heavy acceleration. No issues otherwise. Is this normal?


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-12-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By DESwiss
And it rears itís ugly head again... ...

And it rears itís ugly head again...

Exclusive: U.S. EPA may issue E15 gasoline plan without biofuel credit trade limits - sources https://reut.rs/2UUFDVP


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 02-11-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,310
Posted By DESwiss
I havenít researched the spare kits extensively...

I havenít researched the spare kits extensively yet as I still have a good year or two on my tires. However I am considering the switch to non RFT. Since the ďspareĒ is the same diameter as the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-04-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By DESwiss
2018 X5 Diesel Air Conditioning

Iím no HVAC guy, but if my memory is right (big IF....I know, I know...) - I recall that there is a valve that can get stuck and doesnít allow the system to run well. An ďexpansion valveĒ maybe?

I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-03-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By DESwiss
Have you checked your coolant system? Itís in...

Have you checked your coolant system? Itís in essence the heat exchanger part of your car. If the levels are low youíre system will never work well for cooling or heating.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-19-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,393
Posted By DESwiss
FYI. I recently had an EGR valve stuck...

FYI. I recently had an EGR valve stuck open/closed error. Dealer is currently replacing it under warranty as itís not part of the recall which is for the EGR cooler. I asked them if they couldnít...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 12-11-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,463
Posted By DESwiss
What about if whatever was on the seat (i.e....

What about if whatever was on the seat (i.e. sunblock based on the discussion) reacted with the cleaning chemicals? I think you might have created a chemical goop thatís stuck to your seats. Not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-02-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By DESwiss
Ugh...any thoughts on a cost to get this done?...

Ugh...any thoughts on a cost to get this done? Could this be related to an EGR issue? I just got an EGR error so itís going to the dealer tomorrow to see if I can get this covered under the recall
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-23-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By DESwiss
P0269 code

So my car threw this code up which triggered the check engine light. I cleared it and it was fine for months. Now itís back. Anyone have experience with this?

P0269 Description
Code P0269 is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-25-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By DESwiss
Fuel door wonít lock

Think I found the problem. It doesnít seem to lock when you are in the car driving. I went thru a car was and noticed after the fuel door was slightly open even though the doors were locked. To...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-23-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By DESwiss
Fuel door wonít lock

2014 535d

Noticed the other day that when I lock my car I can still pop open the fuel door. I thought there was a lock? Anyone else have this happen? If so how did you fix it?

Thanks


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-09-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By DESwiss
E15 Fuel is coming

Just read this today....ugh....didn't BMW have a problem with too much ethanol?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/nation-now/2018/10/09/donald-trump-more-ethanol-gas-e-15/1574994002/

I have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-09-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,765
Posted By DESwiss
What does the dealer say? Iíd take it in and show...

What does the dealer say? Iíd take it in and show them. After they punched a hole in your seat and didnít really fix your other issues Iíd be having a chat with the service manager not advisor.....
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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-13-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 946
Posted By DESwiss
Looks like it may have HK sound and ceramic...

Looks like it may have HK sound and ceramic controls. Depending on how much you drive Iíd highly recommend Multi-contour seats or luxury seating package.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 09-04-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,353
Posted By DESwiss
Anyone ever use something like this on their...

Anyone ever use something like this on their diesel?

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/6-cylinder-diesel-additive-kit-step-1-liqui-moly-lmk0009

Or would this be sufficient?
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-04-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,619
Posted By DESwiss
My occasional rattle from that area comes from...

My occasional rattle from that area comes from the opening for the HUD - there's a black trim piece around the top edge. Putting my finger on it stops the noise immediately. I haven't had the time...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-28-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By DESwiss
Could this be a clogged fuel filter issue? OP...

Could this be a clogged fuel filter issue? OP states he's at 32k miles (or 51k kilometers) which is starting to get close to the 60k km change interval. On my previous diesel (VW Jetta) I'd change...
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