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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By pointandgo
Three BMW Recalls Fixed Today...

NHTSA's website only shows ONE?

My Service Invoice:

1. Intake Cam Recall: B11 01 14
Per SIB 11 01 14 Performed intake cam check and modified intake cam. Repair kit for intake camsha:...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By pointandgo
BMW "pre-wiring" is a thing of the past and I...

BMW "pre-wiring" is a thing of the past and I wouldn't go for it (see Orient's post). I've checked into "sophisticated" GPS tracking devices...but these, of course, are intended to track your care...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By pointandgo
Regretfully (as Orient said) the days of...

Regretfully (as Orient said) the days of pre-wiring are over and I would be very hesitant to go with a retrofit (including the clown nose, etc.).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By pointandgo
I'm sure you'll get a "great job" for $99.99....

I'm sure you'll get a "great job" for $99.99. :rolleyes::yikes:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By pointandgo
This seems to be about the THIRD such thread on...

This seems to be about the THIRD such thread on this issue recently IIRC. In the previous thread I commented that the "actuator" button on our fob is "flush" with the surface...thus somewhat...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By pointandgo
sr5959, Aside from your worn tires, I do recall...

sr5959,
Aside from your worn tires, I do recall that the roads in your part of the country are heavily rutted from studded snow tire use. Parts of I-5 were rutted nearly 1.5"+ deep (at least...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By pointandgo
A.S.S. Disabled at Dealer Today - Simple!

Actually they call it: "MSA Last Key Memory," or MSA conversion. My default now is for ASS to be off when I start the car. What a pleasure. No charge of course.

Of interest is that the SA...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-17-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 240
Posted By pointandgo
Yes, TMZ (very tasteless) said he'll change it to...

Yes, TMZ (very tasteless) said he'll change it to No-Dong.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 677
Posted By pointandgo
Speedy, Recalling my very first track session...

Speedy,
Recalling my very first track session (E39), one piece of advice: There's no need to use your turn signals (especially if it's an oval track). I soon overcame this urge...after...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-17-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By pointandgo
Gaps! BMW dealer showrooms are too small to...

Gaps! BMW dealer showrooms are too small to display what they offer now. Consider various options available on any given model and imagine the inventory decisions that a dealer has to make.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 677
Posted By pointandgo
Shirley you jest. :)

Shirley you jest. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By pointandgo
Geez, "door lock problems" with an '07 328xi?...

Geez, "door lock problems" with an '07 328xi? Join the club. BMW NA has a "head in the sand" attitude regarding this ongoing safety problem and charge a fortune to get it fixed.

Here are a few...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By pointandgo
Exactly "what do they do" in the alignment...

Exactly "what do they do" in the alignment process? A quick "toe" job? I would expect that a BMW shop alignment would be thorough and include a steering angle sensor adjustment if required. This...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-16-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By pointandgo
Yes, my claim was covered under comprehensive.

Yes, my claim was covered under comprehensive.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-16-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By pointandgo
[QUOTE=Xiaoxi;8281884]Arrrgghh :cry: On the...

[QUOTE=Xiaoxi;8281884]Arrrgghh :cry:

On the way to work today, this stupid truck in front of me did not secure cargo properly and what seems like a wooden log fell onto the road in front of my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 677
Posted By pointandgo
I wouldn't worry about it unless you try and...

I wouldn't worry about it unless you try and redesign your car like I did.

I had applied "stiffer" anti-roll bars to my former E46 M3 (Eibach installed them at their facility). After 2 - 3 BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-16-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,059
Posted By pointandgo
Dropped my car off this morning explaining the...

Dropped my car off this morning explaining the A.S.S. malfunction to my SA. He said this was the first time he had ever heard of it. I asked him to disengage A.S.S. in my car which he agreed to. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-15-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By pointandgo
Just out of curiosity...are you expecting an...

Just out of curiosity...are you expecting an extended winter up there...this is April after all.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-15-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By pointandgo
I had "Vanos bolts" replaced on my 2013...when...

I had "Vanos bolts" replaced on my 2013...when the engine went into limp mode at 86 miles just after delivery. I'm looking at the service repair invoice.

The car was in the shop for a week.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-15-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By pointandgo
OK, but what about all the past posts about...

OK, but what about all the past posts about "metallic" type tints...interfering with electronics?
Have those just "vanished."?

So called "metallic" type tints are passe? What's up?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-15-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,059
Posted By pointandgo
Even stranger...my owner's manual has a paragraph...

Even stranger...my owner's manual has a paragraph in the A.S.S. section that "warns" that this might happen. What's this all about! BMW anticipating a problem? :dunno:

I'll post the "repair"...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-15-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,059
Posted By pointandgo
More weirdness from our electronic controls. My...

More weirdness from our electronic controls. My car also shut down (went into Park) but I was at a stop light. I received a "malfunction" notice with yellow triangle...related to the A.S.S. system....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-09-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By pointandgo
BMW NA shows the backup camera packaged with PDC...

BMW NA shows the backup camera packaged with PDC (Driver Assistance Package) at $950 extra.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By pointandgo
[QUOTE=Nordic_Kat;8265461]Sidebar: I've been...

[QUOTE=Nordic_Kat;8265461]Sidebar:

I've been working on a project recently which requires removing the wheels from the car. Step 1 of the project required taking the E93 to our favored indy and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By pointandgo
Bridgestone introduces NEW run-flat tire!

In a new major marketing campaign aimed at WOMEN, Bridgestone, (a significant BMW "OE" supplier) announced the new "DriveGuard" run-flat tire for the "replacement" market...not original equipment...
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