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  1. 535D LCI - Boost issue, feedback appreciated

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi guys, having some challenges with the car. - Checked vacuum lines, seems fine (vacuum pump gives and holds 28 in/HG Vacuum in the line) - Changed the 3 solenoids The on/off for Compressor bypass plate The variable for Turbine Control Valve The variable for Wastegate...
  2. General Code Questions

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    2009 e70 x5 35d started throwing some codes today. Cleared them to see if it was a one time issue and they came back. Keep in mind that the car was not thrown into limp mode and there was no sign of any issue just the engine light. They came when the car was parked. I am going to check the...
  3. Help me understand something about ash and soot..

    BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts
    So while I had my NOx sensors replaced two/three weeks ago under BMW's warranty, the technician told me I most likely needed and SCR (not under warranty). He told me take the car, drive and see if the CEL comes back and it did several days later. I cleared the code and forced a regen on the...
  4. Sudden loss of power 35d X4 f26

    General BMW Questions
    Bit of a heart stopper; Autobahn 240 kph, uphill, slight judder then no power, rev’s at 0. No reaction from accelerator, Electrics OK, hazards on and drift to hard shoulder. Attempt a re-start, engine starts, then stops. Time to abandon the car, lock and unlock, attempt a re-start - engine...
  5. New guy sorry. Looking for tuning solution.

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    New to the forum and new to BMW, we recently purchased a 2011 X5 xDrive 35D. Great little SUV/SAV whatever they wanna call it. But I cant leave well enough alone. For some back ground info i have custom tuned our vehicles myself for the past several years and have also ventured into doing...
  6. Cali Smog & my 2012 X5 35d

    BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts
    Hello, Looking for some clarifications if possible. Been reading the forums and I got analysis paralysis. Been having some fun trying to pass smog and I think I'm close however I can't figure out the following: 1) Can my 2012 X5 35d pass smog test with the " PM Filter " still not set...
  7. Injector Shims?

    BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts
    I've been having injector failures. I replaced #5, then #1 failed, and now #4 is giving me grief. I decided to pull the remaining injectors and have them tested. When I did, on three, I found a silver shim in addition to the copper gasket. Any one encountered this? I see a note in the NewTIS...
  8. X5 35D error codes

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Having a problem with my 2011 x5 35 D. When kicking to full throttle like on ramp entry or passing a car. I get an engine malfunction. My power reduces and my diesel becomes a dog. If I Cycle the power it resets and is fine. Persistent cel. Took To the dealer for a recall and they reported...
  9. 47C4 & 478E codes and CEL

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Have been getting an intermittent CEL, after a scan, found 47C4 & 478E codes. Any ideas or where to go next? No noticeable difference while driving, no reduced power.
  10. Additive observation..

    BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts
    I know many do NOT use additives and some do. This is not to start a additive argument. I do use certain additives depending on my own research. That being said when I first bought the 35d, I had heard great things about Opti-lube. Also heard it was a waste of money based on an outdated Spicer...
  11. BMW X5 35d 8 speed transmissions???

    BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts
    This has been discussed in several places, but I cannot find through much searching BMW forums and even factory specs in several magazines and websites. Can someone tell me for sure, what year the BMW x5 35d changed from a 6 speed to an 8 speed transmission. A friend call with a 2012 and even...
  12. 2015 X5-35d diesel hesitates on highway speed

    X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    Hello, I bought my car brand new back in august 2015, almost 4 years ago. The car currently have 66K miles. About 6 months ago @ 60K, the check engine light turned on and the car was giving an error code P02D3 $07E8 "Cylinder 4 Fuel Injector Offset Learning At Max limit" I did reset the...
  13. e70 35D 2012 - Oil check with Dip stick is dry

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hey guys, I changed my oil for the first time today. The recommended oil top up was 7.3L but to be safe I've only added 7L while the car is up on a ramp. After dropping the car to flat ground level, I wanted to add the 0.3L, But my Idrive and Dipstick is NOT the same. My dipstick is showing...
  14. 2012 X5 35d e70 - Oil Catch Can?

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hi guys, I tried searching around but unable to find any visual representation on the installation of the Oil catch can for my Diesel X5. Do people add one for these trucks? If so, where can I get a step by step on how to diy one? Thanks,
  15. Drain plug Torque specs 2012 x5 e70 35D?

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hi guys, Everywhere I look people keep saying just go with the "Feel". I don't know what Feeling that is so if anyone know what the Torque specs for drain plug on 2012 x5 e70 35D please let me know? Thanks
  16. Add Adaptive Crusie Control

    X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    I thought that I had read, that you can add a 3rd party adaptive cruise control to a 2018 BMW X5 Diesel. I would be willing to pay a thousand dollars for the option. Any suggestions? My i3 has a great adaptive cruise control. I wish that the X5 did too. Just found out, no more Diesels Sad...
  17. BMW "Diesel-gate" decisions?

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hi Ever since I've heard about the BMW diesel-gate from the news, I've been keeping an eye on the topic since I'm affected with my 2012 X5 35D. Now it's been a little more than a month passed and I have not heard a beep from BMW USA. I've sent inquires to them on this topic and got some...
  18. X5 35d Codes for Days! Please Help

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hello All, I appreciate your help in advance. Tiny Back Story, recently purchased 2010 X5 35d with ~100K MI on the ticker. Seemed amazing, runs well, etc... Two weeks in the EGR Cooler Breaks at the flex line, thankfully I find a used one from a shop that "Takes Care of" the emissions...
  19. 35d Charge Pressure Control Error After Injector Replacement

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hi Folks, I just replaced the #5 injector and went for a test run. Unfortunately, I immediately get a "Charge pressure control error Code: 004530" when accelerating and it goes into limp mode. Looking at previous faults, I do not see this before changing the injector. Is it possible that I...
  20. 09 X5 35d - Very happy with, great used SUV

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    I thought I would post that I am very happy with my 09 X5 35d. I bought it at 74k and now have 95k on it. Replaced front brakes and two tires. Also replaced the blower resistor after researching problem in the forum. Easy job. That’s it. No other problems. The dealer replaced the 02 sensor...