I asked how come it wasn't replaced when I reported the problem earlier. The staff and mechanics don't just shrug and give up when the problem isn't obvious but keep at it until they determine what is wrong and repair it. I was impressed with the price and quality of the work. In general the infiniti will be more reliable but they've had growing pains over there in japan as well. The company makes a wide range of styles, from luxury cars to sports models. We plan to file under lemon law-been in multiple times-has occurred 5-6 times and we are done. Electronic issues can develop from coffee or water spilled on carpets.
When the engine cools down, the carbon can get stuck inside the engine and inside the injectors, causing clogging. Furthermore, there are detailed descriptions of safety equipment, features, production changes, recalls and common faults or problems. Says editor at large Arthur St. Hi, I'm a new forum member considering buying a 135i but I come to the forum because I'm a little worried about the below average reliability rating given the 135i by Consumer Reports. N54 Leaky or Clogged Fuel Injectors The run hand in hand with the high-pressure fuel pump we discussed earlier in this guide, so I guess it is no wonder that these are a common N54 engine problem as well. Gas mileage for the 2004 2. I just got an error code for a boost leak, so likely the solenoids but will find out soon, perhaps the charge pipe.
The easiest, most effective, and most efficient way to remove this carbon buildup is through walnut blasting! Honestly, from the factory, the S model probably handles better and has better feel than the 135, but feels a bit worse over the road. This is the most expensive series to own. These undulations seem almost random. You can trust these people with your vehicle and know that the work has been done with care, and that it's been done right. Carbon naturally builds up inside the engine, but this carbon is typically burned off when the engine is ran hard and heated up to high temperatures. Look for hairline cracks in the alloy rims, which can cause leaks.
The turbocharged 135i is known for the number of problems it has, costing you more money over the years. The water pump is responsible for pumping water into the radiator, in order to cool engine temperatures. I am thankful for their honesty and integrity. I really do like the the 135i. Your best deal will come by choosing a model that is seven to nine years old, not three years old.
The 3-Series is known for its luxury interior and classic styling. I would definately consider buying from this seller if they have another vehicle that interests me! I have since given out several of their Business Cards, for those of us who drive a V. They were friendly, professional and more important. Car suffers sudden and complete loss of power at high speed and often during high-traffic, rush- hour speeds on moderate incline sometimes with minimal safe shoulder and median. But we trust them not to recommend something unnecessary. This technique uses walnut shells, and blast theme at high pressure into your valves to completely wipe out all of the gunk. What particularly amazed us about the 135i was its fuel economy.
I couldn't see it on the lot but the accessory belt was about ready to fail on the car I purchased. Do more than kick the tires. I had to pull over on the side of the highway to let the engine cool down for a second. Our fastest launch came with almost no wheelspin, feeding in the clutch at 3,500 rpm. In the meantime I have a question after searching this forum. That is excellent that those repair jobs were previously performed.
The low-pressure turbo chargers assist the 3-liter engine in catapulting the car forward with a surprising lack of lag, and from 2,000rpm and higher, the acceleration is instant and linear. We are on your side. Braking rating Very Good Braking comments Quick and effective engagement. Tuned and modified engines will not cause valve cover problems! Bmw 135i 335i serpentine belt issues with fix n54 bmw 135i cleaned engine bay. After a tap of the brakes, we turned into turn 3: the 135i tracks superbly in cornering at around 30 mph, and after brushing the apex we buried the gas pedal for the straightaway to turn 4. Many drivers choose it because they say it feels like driving a sports car, albeit one with lots of cargo space, a high driving position and excellent visibility. I would greatly appreciate if anyone here could offer any insight into the potential maintenance risks with this car, given that he has undertaken serveral costly repairs and replacements over the last couple of years.
That makes it the first new car that I've ever owned that had major problem within the first month. They do this by readjusting the slack in the actuator arms, which will typically work for a little while, but your car will be a ticking time bomb at this point. Here is a look at what you need to consider. Even if you didn't know beforehand that the compact coupe was packing the same twin-turbo-charged engine as the 335i, it would take all of about five seconds to become acquainted with the vast amount of power accessible. I loaded up the map and hit the road to feel the power. The difference in audio quality was subtle, but definitely there. When you open the hood, you can see how tightly packed it is.