I'd normally keep a car 3-5 yrs. Over time, the high current flow and heat from electrical resistance may lead to a breakage of the connection, and a loss of electrical power to the vehicle. On August 3, 2013 the car temperature light went on, first yellow and not even two seconds later red. It is great for a driving trip with good roads. Noticed a very slight tapping when the car was first cranked--but no engine warning lights. Elsewhere, the much-maligned iDrive electronics interface has been dramatically improved, with more logically arranged menus and buttons surrounding the iDrive control knob that access frequently used functions radio, navigation, telephone.
Sep 02, 2009 losen the drain plug with a oil pan close by then let drain into pan until no more oil comes out tighten plug back to bottom of the motor. Although not designed for fuel efficiency, it returns 30mpg on the highway on usual basis. I plan on keeping both for many years. Its kind of difficult to get the fluid in the little hole though. Thinking the car is over heating. Information contained in their recall notification exactly matched the description of our problem. Thank goodness it is a cheap and easy fix.
Will not cover if out of warranty but seems to be a common issue enumerated by many customers. Pushed it to the side of the road to find the bolt broken and the pulley and belt loose. Replaced a camshaft solenoid in the process. The 335i and 335i xDrive get a different 3. There would even be demand for that car with a six-speed manual! This forum is like a car wreck. If you have a blown fuse, replace it, then see if there is anything in the way or jamming the top and keeping it from going down, then have somebody work the switch while you assist the top back up. The ride is very good and typical on highways of the best luxury cars, the ride on rough terrain or around town is painful given the suspension.
Instead, after getting it towed found out the water pump and electric thermostat went. I had to request good will warranty to have the engine light diagnosed and repaired. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short. In performance testing, we've spurred a 328i sedan with the manual transmission from zero to 60 mph in 6. Very great performance, would recommend to anyone who has the time, money and experience to buy this car. Although we thought this turbocharged 3.
Finally, all-wheel-drive models are now badged xDrive, and a handful of features are new or revised. Wasn't that at least part of the reason for changing to a single turbo design in 2011? If we remove and reinstall the faulty line , the leak could become worse and worse. At a stop light a few miles further, many warning lights turned on simultaneously, the windshield wipers turned on, but the panel said it was still drivable and needed service soon. Summary This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. There are also several others reporting the same issue online. There is no water temperature gauge on the car, only oil temperature, so there was no way to know car was overheating till engine power cut out. You'll hear about the issues only so quite simply it looks like a horror story of course.
This is one of the best cars I have ever had, out of about 10. Jet black with dealer installed blueing of the chrome, and window tinting. The trunk was deep given the lack of spare and provided ample storage for a coupe. Sometimes I went 90mph on highway without even noticing because it simply feels so sturdy. I figure the car smells like a wallet to remind you of how much money you will need to continue to put into it. Honestly, if you want a sports sedan with low maintenance costs and long-term durability I'm not sure anything in the E9x line is the optimal choice.
As we were literally yards from our destination, we parked, and returned to the car two hours later. Finally, all-wheel-drive models are now badged xDrive, and a handful of features are new or revised. I have encountered some of these problems but not all, and this list was created after a collective amount of personal experience, research, and forum reading. I second what he said. The radiator cap and the valve should be replaced. Infiniti's are very good cars, and that's why I've been leasing one for the last few years current car 2008 G35. Is that not the case? Thank you guys for 500 subscribers, this is so freakin awesome! Just checked and you're right.
I only have 59,000 miles. After further searching I found out the older models had a recall to fix this issue. However, some engines have suffered from excessive oil consumption and a damaged catalyst due to oil leaks that could lead to engine failure. If not, turn the T-handle on the motor, just above the reservoir, counterclockwise. Despite its potent power plants, the 3 Series remains relatively fuel-efficient. For example, on the first service visit after the contract ended, they advised spark plugs and wheel alignment.
The 335d did the sprint in 5. Nothing drives quite like it. Drives and handles like a dream. But then it would be hard to get the extras just right. This year's revised iDrive electronics interface that comes with the optional navigation system is improved over its confusing predecessor, but it still complicates the stereo controls. Both left and right headlamps shake equally as bad, and I consider that a safety hazard while driving.
Brittle Coolant Hoses Song Used in Video: Chill Out Pointless Payback - Heartbeat Follow me on Instagram and Twitter! Second, check the wires at the first bend of the soft top at the driver's side. For the power-hungry, the twin-turbo 335i is a riot, providing the kind of acceleration formerly associated with the high-performance M3. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. I get varying mpg depending on how I drive, when I go smoothly and just cruise, I get anywhere from 26. Of course, the 1-series gets you this engine for about the same price as a 328i coupe. The convertible's available heat-reflective leather does a wonderful job of keeping occupants' posteriors cool. It is simply an indicator of the oil consumption problem, or other problems such as emissions system, ignition system, or fuel injection system etc.