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Old December 2nd, 2019, 11:12   #991
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I bought a Carly dongle and app and it does the stuff I need / know how to do. I'm not a hardcore coder though.



I've read good stuff about something called a "rheingold" but don't know firsthand.
Besides coding, will it do other things like fuel filter change (priming fuel lines), rear brake service, etc?

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Old December 2nd, 2019, 21:27   #992
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Last time I drove the 535D the CEL went off. Scanned it and looks like I'll be needing to drop the car off at the dealer to do the EGR recall.

Ended up with a new EGR Cooler, Intake Manifold and MAF sensor.

Saw the bill, $3200 parts and labor. Obviously covered by the recall.

Time to plug in the tuner again, definitely feels a bit sluggish without it.
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Old December 3rd, 2019, 04:10   #993
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I wonder if that fault was caused by carbon buildup.
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Old December 3rd, 2019, 15:13   #994
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I wonder if that fault was caused by carbon buildup.
BMW 535d as well as gasoline models have an official EGR cooler recall. It has not been clear when to do the recall: before or after the thing fails. Dealers have not stocked parts at least in the recent past consistently.
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Yes, but why? Does the part break, or does it get jammed with carbon and fail? That's what I wonder.
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Old December 3rd, 2019, 16:13   #996
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Yes, but why? Does the part break, or does it get jammed with carbon and fail? That's what I wonder.
The EGR cooler literally cracks and starts leaking coolant.. thats what mine did.
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The EGR cooler literally cracks and starts leaking coolant.. thats what mine did.
Same here on my 335d
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