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2007 BMW 335xi (no sport package) Oil Temperature Problems
My dad has a 2007 BMW 335xi (automatic, sedan) that frequently runs at 250 degrees even on short trips under his light foot. The other day I was driving it as a BMW should be driven Sport Mode, DTC off
when the oil temp popped up to 270+ in 80 degree weather.
I put it in 6th. and cruised (i.e. limped) home. The car wasn't affected but should this happen? My brother told me that cars with synthetic oil are fine running this hot. What do you think? Can this be fixed (economically)?
P.S. I know there is a problem with non- sport package 335 BMWs; they didn't come with an oil coiler. I told my dad this is the one option he needs to get. The dealer had the car he wanted in stock with everything but the sport package. He bought it anyway.
Something can't be changed, parents are one of them. Well maybe they can, I did get a Merc loyalist to buy a BMW.
I hope the fuel pump doesn't fil.
Every other manufacturer should give up on building their own cars and just make M3s instead.- Car and Driver
After the embarrassing performance of the 5- and 7- series... all future BMW vehicles should be built and developed by the M division-Jorge Gonzalez.
Last edited by M5 Authority; 31st May 2011 at 03:36 AM.