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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-07-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By Skime219
sorry, above should read also search F10...

sorry,
above should read
also search F10 forum for same issue that was corrected with software update
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-07-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By Skime219
note thread below for same problem with my 2011. ...

note thread below for same problem with my 2011.
Dealer never corrected and problem stopped with no software updates.
also search F07 forum for same issue that was corrected with software update
...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-06-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By Skime219
Interested

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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-07-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By Skime219
In the past I have sprayed the Pam on before the...

In the past I have sprayed the Pam on before the trip, once you arrive water and a wet rag removed the bugs.
You just spray a light coat, not enough to create running or dripping.
Keep in mind, I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-26-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By Skime219
Back in the day we used Pam. Spray it on, wash...

Back in the day we used Pam.
Spray it on, wash the lovely bugs off.
does look a little yucky but quick and dirty
going to try that for my trip to 30A next week
will advise
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-05-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
CK post #9 and my post 17 on resetting the...

CK post #9 and my post 17 on resetting the tranny.
Best of luck, I took the SIBs from Post #9 to dealer and no help.
Resetting tranny seemed to help...or I have learned how to roll a stop sign...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-02-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
Good to see we still have activity on this issue....

Good to see we still have activity on this issue.
Arrived back from HK a month ago, was picked up by wife in the GT and was very much looking forward to driving for the 1st time in 4 months.
Got...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-04-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
Sorry for the long delay in posting back...been a...

Sorry for the long delay in posting back...been a little busy.
I am all for whatever it takes to get BMW off it's A** to fix this problem.
Keep in mind they addressed in the F10, maybe we are not...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-04-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By Skime219
I have the Pirelli P-Zero tires and had to...

I have the Pirelli P-Zero tires and had to replace at 22K.
They could have made a few more thousand but was leaving on a long trip and wanted to get it done.
If driven agressive 18 would not be...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-27-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
Unhappy Good to hear there is another owner with same issue

This issue now has at least 3-4 owners with same issue.
I pointed this out to the Factory Rep but did not help much.
Every time I go in i will askd for update list and see if Idle surge is on the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-20-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
Update on factory rep visit

Rep rode in the car and heard rattle, got out kicked the muffler with me and shop foreman in car. We could hear the rattle. He got back in and said replace muffler, if it requires ordering both,...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-14-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
Adding Rattle to the Reving--now to BMW corporate

Adding a rattle to my woes of reving.
Have had it for several months but kept getting worse.
This rattle is coming from the rear, at low speed before the car downshifts. So 'lugging' a gear will...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-14-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
interesting that with cooler weather not as bad...

interesting that with cooler weather not as bad on the reving, not sure why but feel like a call to dealer is a waste of my time.
i made a dvd of the car violently reving and gave it to the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-14-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,604
Posted By Skime219
Key fob locked anywhere in car

i have been able to lock a fob in the front area of the car.
i do get some strange results on stored items...seat settings etc.
my tought is the car recgonizes the fob left and gets confused when...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-04-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,604
Posted By Skime219
GT will not allow key to be left in hatch area

So here is what happened. Was going for a hike up near Little River Canyon in NE Alabama. Wife leaves purse in the hatch area and I close the hatch and attempt to lock the car. Hatch goes all the way...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-04-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
i am open to any suggestion that will get BMW to...

i am open to any suggestion that will get BMW to listen.
This very issue was reported in the F10 forum and BMW supplied a fix.
If they can fix it on the F10 why not the F07???
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-22-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
TKs for the note fl2x535gt Good to know I am...

TKs for the note fl2x535gt
Good to know I am not the only one around with both issues.
So far no word back from dealer on idle issue, need to ping them again for an update.
As noted BMW has not...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-03-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
So the day after I got the car back, drove it to...

So the day after I got the car back, drove it to work. Parked it till lunch, got in...idle running up to 1500 and back down about 3 times.....
e-mailed service manager he is talking to shop...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-31-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
Finally got the car back last night. Service...

Finally got the car back last night.
Service manager said my car had the latest software build but reloading with latest version from BMW will hopefully correct issues. He did not seem very...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-26-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
Got a call this morning, my GT has the latest...

Got a call this morning, my GT has the latest software load but...
BMW is sending the latest build to the dealership server tonight, they will load that to my car tomorrow and have it available by...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-25-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
Quick up date...

Car has now been in the shop for 2 days
gave the service manager copy of the SIB for idle and 2-1 shift at low speed
also showed him a good video of idle surge
he specifically asked to keep the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-17-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
I asked for a fix to the low-speed delay in power...

I asked for a fix to the low-speed delay in power application on my visit to dealership a few weeks ago.
Response was, no fix for this on BMW books.
I am going to have it on my list for my...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-14-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
I am dealing with BMW of South Atlanta. Do you...

I am dealing with BMW of South Atlanta.
Do you have more info on the SIB for this? Is there a SIB number or description?
South Atlanta said nothing was on the books for the GT on this.
My 2011 GT...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-12-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
The interesting part of this is the F10 forum has...

The interesting part of this is the F10 forum has this issue fully documented and BMW has a fix.
Same engine. Guess F10 does not talk to F07?? Different cubical??
Sun or shade makes no difference...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-11-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,175
Posted By Skime219
Thanks guys. My idle variance is daily,...

Thanks guys.
My idle variance is daily, otherwise I would not hassle with it.
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