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chenx15
01-13-2010, 10:44 PM
Is the HPFP issue in the 335i plaguing Canada as well or is it just the US?

propr'one
01-13-2010, 10:54 PM
Assuming you're talking about the fuel pump (HPFP is not a commonly understood expression) yes, it is. Many dealers have replaced lots of them under warranty already.

chenx15
01-13-2010, 10:57 PM
yes, i'm referring to the high pressure fuel pump in the N54 engine. i've been trying to research about that in canada but not too much information. i was informed that it was only affecting the coupe but i know that's a load of crap. any improvement?

propr'one
01-13-2010, 11:02 PM
AFAIK, no.

For a while the dealers didn't even have stock of the replacement ones. I know a few people who just retrofitted 255lph wahlboro pumps.

chenx15
01-13-2010, 11:04 PM
AFAIK, no.

For a while the dealers didn't even have stock of the replacement ones. I know a few people who just retrofitted 255lph wahlboro pumps.

this is the only thing holding me back from getting the 335i but i was told that the fun part is worth the problems.

Stephanie
01-14-2010, 09:09 AM
HPFP and Coil Packs are supposedly the biggest issues with the 335, *knock on wood* haven't had either issue thus far... its been 3 years and about 40,000kms.

propr'one
01-14-2010, 04:56 PM
steph your car has 40K kms? Just church on sundays, huh?

Ceeker
01-14-2010, 05:08 PM
quite a few turbo problems as well coming into the dealerships. techs are telling me.

Stephanie
01-14-2010, 05:24 PM
steph your car has 40K kms? Just church on sundays, huh?

Yea. And church is far... Put 28,000 kms on her since I picked it up in february 2009 ;)

propr'one
01-15-2010, 02:13 AM
Do you drive it in the winter?

Stephanie
01-15-2010, 07:34 AM
Do you drive it in the winter?

Hell no! I drive a '98 GMC Blazer in the winter... So hawt *rockout*

chenx15
01-15-2010, 12:10 PM
Hell no! I drive a '98 GMC Blazer in the winter... So hawt *rockout*

so is the cold weather a factor? then again california and vegas have hot weather and they have tons of lemon 335i. the question is are the headaches worth the fun?

Stephanie
01-15-2010, 12:31 PM
the question is are the headaches worth the fun?

...Since I've had no real problems with the car, *knock on wood*... Yes, totally worth the fun.

*love**love* I <3 my machina. *love**love*

Stephanie
01-15-2010, 12:40 PM
so is the cold weather a factor? then again california and vegas have hot weather and they have tons of lemon 335i.

Sorry, and to answer your first question, I really don't think the climate has ALL the much to do with it... I think it has to do with fuel quality and proper care when referring to a HPFP.

Beating the piss out of the car when it is cold (more related to turbocharger care) or on less and 1/4 tank is never advisable on a FI car, especially one with a HPFP.

I had a Warlboro in my (boosted) Civic back in the day and that was the first thing that turbo guys will tell you. You could actually hear it weeze when the fuel was too low and my foot was too heavy lol

chenx15
01-15-2010, 03:42 PM
Sorry, and to answer your first question, I really don't think the climate has ALL the much to do with it... I think it has to do with fuel quality and proper care when referring to a HPFP.

Beating the piss out of the car when it is cold (more related to turbocharger care) or on less and 1/4 tank is never advisable on a FI car, especially one with a HPFP.

I had a Warlboro in my (boosted) Civic back in the day and that was the first thing that turbo guys will tell you. You could actually hear it weeze when the fuel was too low and my foot was too heavy lol

Thank you for this info. i think once i get my 335 this is what i will always remember

farbmw
01-19-2010, 07:53 PM
Thank you for this info. i think once i get my 335 this is what i will always remember

Had my 2008 335i since the spring of 08, and just turning on 40,000km and no fuel pump issue.

They seem to have problems before that, so I hope I am safe!*th-up*

I read a lot of posts, even with a guy that limed his 335i twice.

But I love the power I am getting, and I am sure you will too.

This is one of the best bimmers I have ever driven!!

chenx15
01-19-2010, 09:15 PM
that sounds reassuring. i was thinking of waiting for the N55 engine but i said what the heck i want to enjoy now.

farbmw
01-19-2010, 09:34 PM
*rockout* That is the only way to go!!!

And when you MOD it out you get a lot more HP for the buck!:D

chenx15
01-19-2010, 09:35 PM
yup. that is the best part of owning this mighty beast