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Old 11-30-2019, 09:01 AM
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Hi experts i am facing some problem, no fault codes but fuel consumption is very high about 19L/100km M54B30 I checked through INPA but didn't understand what's this means so if anyone can help me out then it'll be great ***x1f44d;
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Hi experts i am facing some problem, no fault codes but fuel consumption is very high about 19L/100km M54B30 I checked through INPA but didn't understand what's this means so if anyone can help me out then it'll be great ***x1f44d;
How is performance and power? What is mileage of the car? Other relevant details? I don't know inpa at all but diesel truck-like mileage is often related to failing o2 sensors.
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Hi experts i am facing some problem, no fault codes but fuel consumption is very high about 19L/100km M54B30 I checked through INPA but didn't understand what's this means so if anyone can help me out then it'll be great ***x1f44d;
How is performance and power? What is mileage of the car? Other relevant details? I don't know inpa at all but diesel truck-like mileage is often related to failing o2 sensors.
Performance is not so good car is not running smooth like rpms are high but speed is slow just like 4 cylinders car
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fuel consumption is very high about 19L/100km ...;
.... diesel truck-like mileage is often related to failing o2 sensors.
Diesel truck mileage??! Thems fightin words. My actual diesel truck gets 12L/100km!

(My 530d gets 5.7L/100km with 500Nm of torque which is actually more than the truck. !?)
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Performance is not so good car is not running smooth like rpms are high but speed is slow just like 4 cylinders car
Do you have the check engine light illuminated? Do you have a simple obd2 reader? From your description, it sounds like you have misfires which might be the coil pack or might be the plugs.

Unfortunately I don't read German and I'm not familiar with inpa, so I can't direct you where you need to go within the program for simple code reading.
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fuel consumption is very high about 19L/100km ...;
.... diesel truck-like mileage is often related to failing o2 sensors.
Diesel truck mileage??! Thems fightin words. My actual diesel truck gets 12L/100km!

(My 530d gets 5.7L/100km with 500Nm of torque which is actually more than the truck. !?)
Lol well I'm was I thinking about 18 wheelers and RVs which is usually really poor mileage

I'm a big fan of oil burning cars. Last time I had my car in for dealer warranty work they gave me a 335d (or some turbo variant I don't remember exact model) and it was FAST and great mileage
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Hi experts i am facing some problem, no fault codes but fuel consumption is very high about 19L/100km M54B30 I checked through INPA but didn't understand what's this means so if anyone can help me out then it'll be great ***x1f44d;
Before going off on any mileage crusade, ensure you're getting accurate distance/consumption info by verifying you have correct wheel/tire combo for your speedometer, proper air pressure, calculations done at the pump, taking winter gas blends into account, type of drive (uphill on local streets both ways), etc.

The big thing is not to simply trust the MPG/KPL readings on the digital display. Verify using actual distance traveled and liters used to refill the tank, then let us know results.

BTW, the conversion puts you at just over 12 MPG, which is pretty bad, unless again, you're not using accurate accrual info.

All things being equal, injectors, coils, plugs, and vacuum leaks are usually the big 4 that crap out mileage. Less common, but still possible would be a clogged cat or bad O2 sensor(s).
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Diesel truck mileage??! Thems fightin words. My actual diesel truck gets 12L/100km!

(My 530d gets 5.7L/100km with 500Nm of torque which is actually more than the truck. !?)
helo,
please help - what can cause a consumption mixt like 12.4l/100
or city 20l and medium speed - 17-19km/h
outside 7l and medium speed 62km/h

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Newbies: OK, before you do anything else, this is how you ask a question on a Forum: "My Year, Model, Mileage, Engine Type is doing (this and that bad thing), and it's showing BMW codes XXXX and YYYY, which seem to mean (code meanings)." That is, if you want a helpful answer…......

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Newbies: OK, before you do anything else, this is how you ask a question on a Forum: "My Year, Model, Mileage BMW is doing (this and that bad thing), and it's showing BMW codes XXXX and YYYY, which seem to mean (code meanings)." That is, if you want a helpful answer…..
530d non facelift
from 2005
218hp
autogearbox
no errors on car
only consumption problem, and no its not the problem cluster instruments - i post my problems in other forum, with more picture regarding injectors test, return test, dino test.


i am living in Romania.

- now its ok?

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530d non facelift
ear 2005
218hp
autogearbox
no errors on car
only consumption problem, and no its not the problem cluster instruments - i post my problems in other forum, with more picture regarding injectors test, return test, dino test.


i am living in Romania.

- now its ok?
Yeah, thanks! Best location for help is to go to the diesel forum here on BF. 95%+ of the cars in the USA are petrol, so little of the discussion on this subforum is diesel. That's https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/fo...play.php?f=154 Welcome to the forum!
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Newbies: OK, before you do anything else, this is how you ask a question on a Forum: "My Year, Model, Mileage, Engine Type is doing (this and that bad thing), and it's showing BMW codes XXXX and YYYY, which seem to mean (code meanings)." That is, if you want a helpful answer…......

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Now the next subject for Newbies could be thread jacking.
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