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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-13-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By AndDown
Have you tried retracting the shade for several...

Have you tried retracting the shade for several days and see if the battery continues to drain abnormally? If so, then it's something else other than the shades. Also, how are the shades moving when...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-05-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By AndDown
It seems like BMWNA was giving quite a few...

It seems like BMWNA was giving quite a few incentives in 2015 to purchase a new Bimmer. We received a $1000 rebate for attending the Ultimate Driving Event, and then during December there was a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-05-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,244
Posted By AndDown
Live and learn! Our prior F30 didn't have a rear...

Live and learn! Our prior F30 didn't have a rear camera (was trying to go minimal, haha) and when we got our F36, there was no question about checking that option. If I had to do it again, I would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-04-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,244
Posted By AndDown
The limited rear visibility was the only concern...

The limited rear visibility was the only concern I had coming from the F30, but I adjusted to the rear view visibility without any problem. With the exterior rear view mirrors adjusted to the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-22-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By AndDown
Haha, are you finally relaxing now that your baby...

Haha, are you finally relaxing now that your baby is finally on its way again?!! Congrats and as you know, the anticipation is agony but not unlike waiting for Christmas morning when I was a kid.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-22-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By AndDown
A friend who is a master BMW tech said to replace...

A friend who is a master BMW tech said to replace the plugs at around 90K miles - he recently replaced the plugs in my E46 which has 98K miles on it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-19-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,083
Posted By AndDown
OP, I drive a 2016 428i GC which I find to be...

OP, I drive a 2016 428i GC which I find to be much quieter in both road noise (tire noise) as well as engine noise than our previous 2013 F30.

I am driving a 2017 X3 loaner today while my car is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-17-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 760
Posted By AndDown
Just FYI, there's also no battery in the engine...

Just FYI, there's also no battery in the engine compartment, lol :bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-17-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,102
Posted By AndDown
I still have a 2001 X5 and compared to our...

I still have a 2001 X5 and compared to our current 428iGC, that X5's steering almost feels like there's no power steering, it takes more effort when parking. With that said, once under way,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-14-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By AndDown
Wrong forum. You need to go to the E36 forum for...

Wrong forum. You need to go to the E36 forum for answers.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-13-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By AndDown
How are you tracking the delivery schedule? Best...

How are you tracking the delivery schedule? Best is to call BMWNA (do a search for the number) as the online tracking is never correct. There are also a couple of threads about tracking the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-12-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By AndDown
Agreed - I've had to adjust the vertical upwards...

Agreed - I've had to adjust the vertical upwards a notch or two with all my bimmers. Once I had the dealer do it and it came back too high, was getting a lot of high beam flashing from oncoming cars....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-20-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,072
Posted By AndDown
Hope BMW does not discontinue this line as I love...

Hope BMW does not discontinue this line as I love the looks and functionality of the GC. It's still a 4-door access although not as much headroom in the rear (only occasionally have rear passengers)...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-18-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By AndDown
This got me curious and I looked under my 428 GC...

This got me curious and I looked under my 428 GC and didn't see any kind of "air-deflecting" flap. There was a kind-of deflector just in front of both the rear wheels but not in the middle where...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-18-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,125
Posted By AndDown
I wonder if the valet had the key fob on the...

I wonder if the valet had the key fob on the center console and it fell off and went in the space between the seat and the console. I know I have had my house keys drop through that space and had to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-15-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By AndDown
From the owner's manual: Pull and hold...

From the owner's manual:

Pull and hold right shift paddle.
Or
In addition to the briefly pulled right shift paddle, briefly pull the left shift paddle.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-14-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,798
Posted By AndDown
I think we need to see what the next generation...

I think we need to see what the next generation of the 3's brings because the current F3x generation came out in 2012. In reality, one should really compare the current F3x series with the previous...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-30-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By AndDown
You might be having the thermostat issue that was...

You might be having the thermostat issue that was common in the 2012-14 models. There's a service bulletin to have this replaced:
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-29-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By AndDown
Should have specified this was my X5 and living...

Should have specified this was my X5 and living on a hill with winding roads - front brakes were replaced around 23k and the rears were replaced around 30k.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-29-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By AndDown
Plus I could usually get 2 brake changes within...

Plus I could usually get 2 brake changes within the previous 4year "free" maintenance, but with the new updated plan, probably get 1 change, that's IF it's still covered under maintenance. I hear...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-27-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,725
Posted By AndDown
I returned a JD Powers survey on my 428iGC, not...

I returned a JD Powers survey on my 428iGC, not sure if it was the same one as above, but I honestly was able to give the car AND the dealer high marks. J. Shafer, you rock!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-15-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 944
Posted By AndDown
Nice reading, OP. My daily is a 2013 E46, 5sp...

Nice reading, OP. My daily is a 2013 E46, 5sp MT, sport package. It's at 96K miles so there are things that are being replaced periodically. I just refreshed all the cooling system components...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-09-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,936
Posted By AndDown
Normal auto leveling.

Normal auto leveling.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-07-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,465
Posted By AndDown
What? The F36 GC didn't make the "Hottest Hatch"?...

What? The F36 GC didn't make the "Hottest Hatch"? :bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-04-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By AndDown
Regarding the "silly shifter", I too was confused...

Regarding the "silly shifter", I too was confused when it first appeared in the 7 series years ago. Now that I've gotten used to it, I actually like it. If you think about it, it's similar (almost)...
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