BMW DIY Guides

BMW 335D and X5 35D "Sticky" Page

Here is the best writeups and troubleshooting resources.

 

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A master index of E90 DIYs can also be found here

This page is under construction! We are testing out a resource guide based off of RealOEM parts structure.

General Maintenance:

Coding, INPA, Rheingold, WinkFP, ISTA

Performance Upgrades:

Engine Mechanical

Engine Electrical

Fuel System

Radiator

Exhaust System

Suspension related to Engine and Transmission

Automatic Transmission

Gearshift

Axles

Steering

Brakes

Pedals

Wheels

Body Work and Vehicle Trim

Seats

Vehicle Electrical System

Instruments, Gauges, Measuring Systems

Lighting

Heating and Air Conditioning

Audio and Navigation Electronic Systems

Distance Systems and Cruise Control

Restraint systems

Common Trouble Codes:

  • Fault Code: 004987 - Exhaust gas temperature sensor upstream of the catalyst, signal - Solution: Replace EGT #1 or it may be plugged into the wrong socket

  • Fault Code: 43D1 - P2621 - Throttle-valve actuator, activation: Short circuit to

ground - Solution: Check wiring to throttle valve or replace