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      05-14-2012, 05:16 PM   #1
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Recall Notice received

I just got the recall notice in the mail today.
Campaign number 11E-A03.

Anyone else got it?
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      05-14-2012, 05:24 PM   #2
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Mine came today too. Not going in until my annual oil change as I never had any issues.
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      05-14-2012, 06:39 PM   #3
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Got it today (5.14.12). Will go in when I'm due for an oil change in June.
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      05-14-2012, 07:00 PM   #4
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What's this for guys and would it affect us living in Canada?
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      05-14-2012, 07:41 PM   #5
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Mine came today. My car runs so well I'm reluctant to allow them to touch it!
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      05-14-2012, 08:19 PM   #6
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Mine came today too. Car is already in the shop, hopefully they can do this recall before giving me back to me.
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      05-14-2012, 10:33 PM   #7
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my SA told me bout the recall a while ago but said there was nothing they could do now. So they knew about it but had no fix?
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      05-14-2012, 11:27 PM   #8
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Curious about whether efficiency or power changes with this recall, more curious about whether or not power changes.
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      05-15-2012, 07:46 AM   #9
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Curious about whether efficiency or power changes with this recall, more curious about whether or not power changes.
Guess more robust EGR and minor tweaks to Adblue metering.
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      05-15-2012, 08:46 AM   #10
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What's this for guys and would it affect us living in Canada?

Not sure about Canada, but click on the Automotive News link at this site, it will tell you everything you want to know: http://topics.dallasnews.com/article...g?q=California
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Curious about whether efficiency or power changes with this recall, more curious about whether or not power changes.
Yea. Based on reading the notice, sounds like it could be a detune.

Edit: after speaking with an engineer its also possible that it could actually be an increased performance remap due to forcing a more complete fuel burn.

How do we find out?
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      05-15-2012, 09:28 AM   #12
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does this affect 2009 models or only 2010+?
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I got the notice yesterday.
I'll hold off until my next scheduled service appointment. Then they can fix my A/C belt squeal while they're at it.
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Yea. Based on reading the notice, sounds like it could be a detune.
I have never had an issue. If we can elect to skip the campaign, will it void our warranty? I don't want a detune.
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Yea. Based on reading the notice, sounds like it could be a detune.

Edit: after speaking with an engineer its also possible that it could actually be an increased performance remap due to forcing a more complete fuel burn.

How do we find out?
The only way I can think of would be pre and post dynos but, that means someone is going to have to be a guinea pig.
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      05-15-2012, 12:27 PM   #16
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What's stated in the BMW TSB?
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      05-15-2012, 12:28 PM   #17
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does this affect 2009 models or only 2010+?
The article I linked above from Automotive News says 2009-2011 models.
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The only way I can think of would be pre and post dynos but, that means someone is going to have to be a guinea pig.
Pool money for Dyno?
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I have never had an issue. If we can elect to skip the campaign, will it void our warranty? I don't want a detune.
Yes your warranty will be voided if you don't get the work done. A detune is the LAST thing anyone should worry about.
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Yea. Based on reading the notice, sounds like it could be a detune.

Edit: after speaking with an engineer its also possible that it could actually be an increased performance remap due to forcing a more complete fuel burn.

How do we find out?
It would be funny of BMW reiterated the use of higher cetane fuel and perhaps provided a list of "allowable" cetane boosters. *smirk*
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Says its voluntary (mandatory in CA)
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Says its voluntary (mandatory in CA)
Right butif your vehicle fails emissions and oh didn't have the work done BMW may give you a hard time about getting the work done when out of warranty. I said may. In anycase its silly to not get the work done. Worry worry worry...
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