Category: BMW

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Repeated DPF problems and replacements?

First up today in rainy Hucknall is this BMW 116d (2009 - 109,994 miles) which has had 2 new DPFs under warranty in the last 3 months! 📊 No codes present and engine temperatures were fine both at idle and when driving. Live data did show an exhaust gas temperature sensor which looks dead so advised the customer to get…

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Just bought a used vehicle? Get it checked over and cleaned up for the road ahead, or in this case get it back to the seller to address the issues.

⚠️ Just bought a used vehicle? Get it checked over and cleaned up for the road ahead, or in this case get it back to the seller to address the issues. Here we have a recently acquired BMW 335d booked in for diagnostics and Engine Carbon Clean. Since purchase a week ago some errors have appeared on the dashboard and…

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Own a BMW diesel? Regular diagnostics checks are essential to ensure the glowplug system and thermostats are working properly otherwise you will run into DPF problems.

Here we have a BMW 530D booked in for diagnostics and Engine Carbon Clean with no apparent running issues. 📊 Diagnostics showed 10 engine codes with a mixture of DPF, turbo and glowplug codes. Once documented and cleared all 6 glow plug codes reappeared which is a sign that the glow plug control box has gone (already booked in for…

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⚠️ Car sluggish compared to what it was? Using too much fuel? Lovely BMW 325ti on 76,802 miles.

⚠️ Car sluggish compared to what it was? Using too much fuel? Lovely BMW 325ti on 76,802 miles booked in for diagnostics and Engine Carbon Clean. 📊 Diagnostics confirmed a code '41 DME: Signal, camshaft sensor, inlet code' which would explain some of the symptoms. Once documented and cleared it was immediately back on and appeared to be non-functional. ⚙️…

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