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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By n1das
What ghpup said. I have Sport+ in my 2014...

What ghpup said.

I have Sport+ in my 2014 535dx and have played around with it. I normally just use the regular Sport mode.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-11-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 461
Posted By n1das
I have both (Sport AT w/paddles and DHP) in my...

I have both (Sport AT w/paddles and DHP) in my 2014 535dx. I have the ///M-Sport version. I recall the Sport AT was an option at the time. The car has a July 2013 build date. It has an original...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-07-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By n1das
I'm curious, how much was the DPF cleaning? I...

I'm curious, how much was the DPF cleaning? I suspect the low MPG issues may have been related to the EGR codes.

452A is an information only code for BMW service to advise the customer that the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-07-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By n1das
Can you describe "tried to restart vehicle and it...

Can you describe "tried to restart vehicle and it would not start" in more detail? Did the engine just crank and crank and crank and not start? A seized engine would prevent the starter from being...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-05-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By n1das
Wow sorry to hear. I'm wondering if the HPFP...

Wow sorry to hear.

I'm wondering if the HPFP seized. Any metal found in the fuel?


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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 12-04-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By n1das
Exclamation This sounds like something going on with the...

This sounds like something going on with the factory tune that BMW should address.

I've never noticed it in my 2014 535dx and I've had the car since new (original in-service date 14AUG2013). ...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 12-03-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By n1das
More than 90% of my miles are at 70 MPH and 1800...

More than 90% of my miles are at 70 MPH and 1800 RPM in my 14 535dx and 2000 RPM in my 12 X5 35d. 100% of those miles are in Sport mode.

A good test for the OP would be to park the car for 2-3...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 12-03-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By n1das
I'm suspecting fuel starvation under the right...

I'm suspecting fuel starvation under the right set of circumstances. Fuel starvation probably won't throw any codes.

Does it happen at anytime when putting your foot into it while in the...
Forum: General BMW Questions 11-23-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By n1das
There is a procedure to reset the service...

There is a procedure to reset the service reminders from the instrument cluster without needing a scan tool. It involves turning the car on with the start button but don't step on the brake pedal....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-23-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By n1das
I'm only at 230k miles on my 2012 X5 35d and it's...

I'm only at 230k miles on my 2012 X5 35d and it's still too early to tell how much longer I can keep it.

Find a more trustworthy mechanic as Doug said instead of letting the mechanic you have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 48,399
Posted By n1das
Exclamation I'm wondering along with a lot of other people...

I'm wondering along with a lot of other people how far I can continue to go on the original DPF. Power and fuel economy are still 100% normal. I regularly check regeneration status with the Carly...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 48,399
Posted By n1das
Nope. The HB is still original and with no...

Nope. The HB is still original and with no issues.

The alternator and engine ground strap have been replaced. The serpentine belt aka accessory belt was replaced while the old belt was off during...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-21-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By n1das
Looks like you are good to go. The not available...

Looks like you are good to go. The not available items are a non-issue because your car doesn't have those systems and the monitors for them are N/A.

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-18-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By n1das
Yes you can fail the test if the readiness...

Yes you can fail the test if the readiness monitors have not set to "ready" status yet. You will need to drive around for a while with no codes stored to get all readiness monitors to set to ready...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 11-18-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By n1das
I love the smell of diesel in the morning. LOL. ...

I love the smell of diesel in the morning. LOL.

How is the smoke output if you snap your right foot to the floor and and do a jackrabbit start? I'm not suggesting drive that way but I'm curious...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-15-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 48,399
Posted By n1das
2012 X5 35d 230k miles Two nights ago at...

2012 X5 35d 230k miles

Two nights ago at 230k miles, the alternator punched its timecard for the last time. Got the charging malfunction error and message that the battery is not being charged. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 11-12-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 29,788
Posted By n1das
Exclamation Date = 12NOV2019 Car = 2012 X5 35d Mileage =...

Date = 12NOV2019
Car = 2012 X5 35d
Mileage = 230040 miles

Reported Ash mass = 79.99 g <-- This is unchanged from my last posting at 220k miles. The reported ash mass appears to be maxed out at...
Forum: BMW News 11-12-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,513
Posted By n1das
I stand by my earlier post. The engine in my...

I stand by my earlier post. The engine in my cars are not going to "get lock."

The OP's story raises a lot of questions.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 11-01-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By n1das
Congrats! I have a 2012 X5 35d with only 229k...

Congrats! I have a 2012 X5 35d with only 229k miles on it and love it. It has proven to be a good car to be into for the long haul.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 10-30-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By n1das
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Congrats!

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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 10-29-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,947
Posted By n1das
No problem passing OBD-II scans in NH with 452A...

No problem passing OBD-II scans in NH with 452A and 4D4A codes. They are BMW specific information only codes and are not OBD-II codes.

My 2012 X5 35d is only at 229k miles and still has the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 10-29-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By n1das
You will have no trouble passing an OBD2 scan in...

You will have no trouble passing an OBD2 scan in MA with the 452A code.

Did you get a DPF symbol on the cluster and a message to drive to clean the DPF? 452A alone will not trigger any warning...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-25-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By n1das
Maybe try DIESEL instead of GAS? :) A bad...

Maybe try DIESEL instead of GAS? :)

A bad boost pressure regulator does not require a turbo replacement. It is about a 15 minute DIY job and the regulator is not hugely expensive. It sounds like...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-25-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By n1das
I'm only at 229k miles on my 2012 5 35d and still...

I'm only at 229k miles on my 2012 5 35d and still going strong. It still has the original DPF. It has needed its share of maintenance but has been very reliable. It has not needed "repairs." My...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 10-24-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By n1das
I agree. Job done but I recommend keeping an eye...

I agree. Job done but I recommend keeping an eye on the data to know that everything is OK.


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