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      11-28-2012, 05:48 PM   #1
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Exclamation JB4 Detectable??? Going in for Service

Hello Everyone I will be taking my 335i in for service at the local dealer Reeves for the first time. I have JB4 G4 and was going to leave it on Map 0 for the service. The reason for my service is a Transmission leak it's either the gasket, sleeve, cracked pan (which I doubt), or mecatronic device. I have warranty for the car under a 3rd party where the transmission is covered. My question is will they find the JB4?
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Hello Everyone I will be taking my 335i in for service at the local dealer Reeves for the first time. I have JB4 G4 and was going to leave it on Map 0 for the service. The reason for my service is a Transmission leak it's either the gasket, sleeve, cracked pan (which I doubt), or mecatronic device. I have warranty for the car under a 3rd party where the transmission is covered. My question is will they find the JB4?
Why risk it?
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Gonna b my first time removing it any input would be appreciated
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Gonna b my first time removing it any input would be appreciated
Watch the YouTube video showing the install (a few times if necessary), take your time, make sure you go through all the steps. After you do it 1-2 times, you'll get comfortable with everything + it'll become 2nd nature
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just remember EXACTLY how you put it together, take care not to force anything where you can bend/break a pin.. and dont pull to harsh on any wire harness you will be fine. Take your time and before long and a few more install//uninstall you will be able to pop it on and off in 30 min.
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thanks everyone for the help and advice...removed the tune it took a few hours but I def feel better...install and removal looks easy for next time
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just want to give an update I took the car in for service without the JB4 and everything went well I have 60K miles and they changed out the mechatronic sleeve and also a new trans pan with new gasket. So far so good.
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just want to give an update I took the car in for service without the JB4 and everything went well I have 60K miles and they changed out the mechatronic sleeve and also a new trans pan with new gasket. So far so good.
did you leave the dci in?
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did you leave the dci in?
yes I left the DCI intake in they did mention something...next time I will put in the original airbox lol
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yes I left the DCI intake in they did mention something...next time I will put in the original airbox lol
What did they mention?
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What did they mention?
that the DCI wasn't stock I don't think it was a big deal since they performed the work...but for next time I will just put in the original intake
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Good choice in removing the tune. Glad everything went well
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