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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-14-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By mikeP123
Based on my experiences with a 2011 550 x-Drive,...

Based on my experiences with a 2011 550 x-Drive, I'd stay away from it - very far away from it. If you decide to get it then I cannot stress enough the importance of getting a good 100k warranty. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-08-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,417
Posted By mikeP123
Duplicate post.

Duplicate post.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-08-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,417
Posted By mikeP123
I sold the car. I didn't make the $20k repair...

I sold the car. I didn't make the $20k repair but I did have to make the $2,400 repair just to make it drivable. I took a beating on it given its issues. BMW Customer Relations later called me to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-04-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,417
Posted By mikeP123
My BMW story

I read this forum all the time but rarely post. I'm not really sure why I'm taking the time to write this post. Maybe it's just to vent or, perhaps, to provide my experience to anyone considering...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-27-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,983
Posted By mikeP123
I actually just had a really good experience with...

I actually just had a really good experience with my local Costco (Leesburg, VA) and on the same size tires no less. I had them install Michelin PS3 A/S 245/45/19 tires last summer on my 2011 550...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-09-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 41,446
Posted By mikeP123
I have a 2011 550 (post Sept). Can you send me...

I have a 2011 550 (post Sept). Can you send me info on Option 3? Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-11-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,605
Posted By mikeP123
Just yesterday I tried listening to a podcast...

Just yesterday I tried listening to a podcast from my iPhone connected via the USB cable to the car's (2011 550) audio system and got the same results. Very frustrating.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-23-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,040
Posted By mikeP123
I've done it in my 550. It doesn't lock the...

I've done it in my 550. It doesn't lock the wheels, it just decelerates quickly and lets you know the emergency brake is on through a chime and icon on the dash. Like a previous poster said, it's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-23-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,192
Posted By mikeP123
I had an almost identical accident in my 2007...

I had an almost identical accident in my 2007 550i. Very similar rear damage (actually, your's looks worse) and front damage. State Farm totaled my car. Originally, their adjuster said there was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-24-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,648
Posted By mikeP123
I recently had the low coolant level message...

I recently had the low coolant level message appear on my 2011 550ix and had to add about 1 -1.5 quarts. I'd read on various forums that some coolant loss was normal and also that no coolant loss...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-09-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By mikeP123
Great article. Thanks.

Great article. Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-09-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By mikeP123
iPad sets off seat belt message

When I lay my iPad3 flat in the front passenger seat of my 2011 550ix it, usually, causes the car to display the alert that the passenger isn't wearing their seatbelt. If I stand the iPad vertically...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-23-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,343
Posted By mikeP123
Fuse # of 12v outlet in the trunk

Can anyone tell me the fuse # for the 12v outlet in the trunk of the F10? The fuse chart only shows that there are 5 12v outlets in the car ranging from 5-20 amps. I suspect it's the 20 amp fuse...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-29-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,648
Posted By mikeP123
I was having a similar problem with my iPhone 4...

I was having a similar problem with my iPhone 4 and 2011 F10 to what some people are describing. Basically, I could see the call coming in and could click "Accept" in iDrive but couldn't actually...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-24-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,377
Posted By mikeP123
I dodged a bullet (I hope) over the weekend. 550...

I dodged a bullet (I hope) over the weekend. 550 with 19's on GY LS2s. Driving down a 4-lane road at roughly 45 mph then WHAM! A cross street at the crest of a small hill was being repaired and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-09-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By mikeP123
My wife's MB does the same thing. I read that...

My wife's MB does the same thing. I read that it's supposed to help extend the life of the wiper blades. Maybe it's not good for the rubber blades to be stationary for extended periods of time. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-17-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,335
Posted By mikeP123
Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-14-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 36,559
Posted By mikeP123
I picked up a 550 via ED on 1/28. I have the...

I picked up a 550 via ED on 1/28. I have the iPod USB adaptor that is part of Premium Package 2 and the Smartphone Integration option. I asked the gentleman who delivered my car to me if I could...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-03-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By mikeP123
I did ED on a 550i xDrive. Factoring in the...

I did ED on a 550i xDrive. Factoring in the holiday discounts, BMW CCA rebate, etc, I was ~17.6% off of MSRP.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-31-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By mikeP123
Sent you a message.

Sent you a message.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-30-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,770
Posted By mikeP123
I hate to beat a dead horse but I'm very...

I hate to beat a dead horse but I'm very confused. If I understand it correctly, there are up to three potential sources of music in a fully optioned F10:

1) In cars equipped with the Navigation...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-30-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By mikeP123
It worked. Thanks! I think there's a bug with...

It worked. Thanks! I think there's a bug with their site. If I activate my BMWFS account on the site then the ability to track my car's status disappears. Seems you can do one or the other but...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-30-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By mikeP123
What happened to "Track Your BMW"?

Anyone know what happened to the "Track Your BMW" link on BMW's website? I have a car scheduled for ED in January and, as of a couple days ago, the link is no longer on their website. I had been...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-29-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,606
Posted By mikeP123
I'm just glad that more people can take advantage...

I'm just glad that more people can take advantage of the deal. We were scheduled for ED on 1/17 but moved it to 1/28 after signing the paperwork to better accommodate our schedules. I hate having...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-23-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,606
Posted By mikeP123
You may be right. I can only go by my sources. ...

You may be right. I can only go by my sources. I hope as many people get the discount as possible. The discount coupled with the low interest rate make it such a great deal. I just have to settle...
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