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  1. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hi guys, I’m new to bmws and I’m thinking of getting a 2016 bmw 535i xdrive with 92k km or 58k miles Any hints or tips or things I should look out for or do once I get it.
  2. General BMW Questions
    I have a 2014 550i with 90k miles. Should I use semi-synthetic oil now? Non-synthetic oil can cause engine sludge, but if I use top-tier gasoline, will this offset the sludge build up and be the best way to extend the life of my vehicle? two part question here-
  3. General BMW Questions
    I’ve been running my 2014 550i on 93 octane from a non-top tier gas station and want to switch to top-tier gasoline. The problem is, the only top tier gas station near me is Marathon and their highest octane they have is 91 octane. My question is, what is more important? Is it better to use 93...
  4. 5 Series
    I just replaced a vacuum line on my 2005 545i that I found was cut so I replaced it but I still have the problem of hesitation on cold start when the rpm‘s fall. any idea what it could be.
  5. 5 Series Hybrid
    How are you all? Newbie here today, and noticed that no one posted anything about EME or Hybrid system error and fault before. I've purchased 12' BMW Activehybrid 5 three and half years ago. It came with 93000km ODO now reached 119000km. Right at this moment I've 3 different major issue and my...
  6. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    2013 BMW 550i xDrive Stuck in P, it will not shift into any gear whatsoever. Here Is the link to the video so you can see what I am talking about.June 1, 2022
  7. General BMW Questions
    It only has 39k miles and never has been modified in any way. I don’t like how quiet the car is. I’m wondering what are some easy affordable options to make it sound better. Even though I’ve had a 335 and a 435 before this im new to modifying. This is the first car I really want to turn into a...
  8. Do-It-Yourself H.Q.
    So my car is having an issue where after it warms up it can die at idle. Not always and the problem is much worse on hills. Things I know: Vacuum lines are ok - tested all of them Short term fuel trim is around +30% after it warms up Low pressure fuel pump gives inconsistent pressure (quickly...
  9. 5 Series
    So recently I’ve been having a problem with my 2016 550i X Dr. BMW it recently throw the drivetrain malfunction code When I was accelerating after 3000 RPMs and when I got home and it was cylinder three misfire and several injectors shut down. I don’t know where to start on either the coils or...
  10. Wheels and Tires
    Set of used 5 series 19" BMW Style 332 wheels for sale. They came off of a 2018 BMW 550i, has mix-matched tires on it all are 285/35ZR19 -- 90Y. The front are Quatrac Pros with 95% tread. One of the rears is a Goodyear Eagle is about 70% tread and the other is in pretty sorry shape. It's not...
  11. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi all, new to the forum. Had this 2008 550i for ~2 months. Had full service shortly after I got it, to try to start out from a good base. Mechanic said it was nice, clean, nothing glaringly unhealthy. Recently have noticed that when the engine is warm there is a strange noise coming from the...
  12. Motorsports, Racing & Track
    BMW E60 acceleration 550i 367hp no catalytic converters! Amazing BMW exhaust sound on the road !!! This is my second car and really like it 💕 . See 🧐 the acceleration below 👇:
  13. Cars - Private Party
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  14. 5 Series
    I have a 2011 550i that's smoking from a long idle. Told it was valve seals or could be the PCV valve needing replaced. Anyone know anyone in Denver to do the replacment without having to dump 10k into the service?
  15. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Has anyone put catless downpipes in their car and then had Dinan tune it and used the cel delete kit? Thinking about doing it to my 550, but can't find much info on the cel delete. Do they actually work or am I going to end up regretting the Dinan because of the cel...
  16. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    I got a 14’ 550i that’s makes a oil burn smell especially when I gas it, saw something online saying it could possibly be my oil cap seal has gone bad and it leaks there which would be awesome if that’s it lol . I took some pics where it looks like oil comes out because it’s all black and gunky...
  17. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Well I was driving home from lunch with a friend when suddenly there was a loud bang, then a grinding noise. When I pulled over it was idling very rough, like car was shaking. Trans fault popped up, then check engine light. Engine oil was changed less than a month ago, so was coolant. Valve...
  18. General BMW Questions
    Hi I’m new to the page, but this seems like the best place to get owner feedback on which car I want to buy. I’ve narrowed it down to 2011-2013 550i or a 335i of the same year and I’m looking for some feedback from owners of these cars. Any reliability issues mainly as neither of these 2 cars...
  19. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    So, I have a 2011 550i with the n63 engine. I got it for a reasonable price, there was a few problems with the engine. It was drinking oil, it had fried piston ring, the valve seals were leaking, and the turbo lines were leaking. So I decided the best option was to do an engine swap. Because the...
  20. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Was casually accelerating from a red light and the car made a loud clunk noise and maybe some grinding afterwords. initially assumed tranny problems. (Was hoping my flex disk failed.) Front and rear flex disks are fine. Front has minor dry rot and rear looks brand new. Jacked up the rear and...
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