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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-25-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,663
Posted By Crmgr
My 2008 535 was rear ended by a women in a...

My 2008 535 was rear ended by a women in a Durango while I was stopped during rush hour. Her insurance company paid close to $11,000.00 to repair the damage. It was never an issue for me at lease...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-20-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,232
Posted By Crmgr
If the scratch doesn't pass the finger nail test...

If the scratch doesn't pass the finger nail test take it to a body shop and just get it done. A shopping cart rubbed up against my brand new 535 M-Sport last year and put a nice scratch along both...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By Crmgr
Brrrr. Sorry, Cleveland is as far North as I care...

Brrrr. Sorry, Cleveland is as far North as I care to get. :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By Crmgr
Just to clarify. I began getting these messages...

Just to clarify. I began getting these messages off and on within a few months of ownership on both my new 2011 and new 2014 M-Sport. I eventually had the battery replaced on my 2011 after 2 years...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By Crmgr
Depends on the message. I ignore the " battery...

Depends on the message. I ignore the " battery discharging when stopped. Non-essential systems turned off ...". Two BMW shop foreman's have told me the same thing. BMW uses deep charge batteries....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-30-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,463
Posted By Crmgr
Marathon ( not Speedway ) 93 Octane. Tried Shell...

Marathon ( not Speedway ) 93 Octane. Tried Shell Ultra and BP, but Marathon seems to give my M-Sport the best performance and mileage numbers.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-23-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Crmgr
Just went through a similar issue. Hit a large...

Just went through a similar issue. Hit a large piece of plastic that suddenly appeared when I switched lanes on the freeway. The plastic didn't clear the bottom lip of the bumper and tore a 5 inch...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-13-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By Crmgr
I do a lot of highway driving and you will notice...

I do a lot of highway driving and you will notice a lag before they grab the first time you tap the pedal in wet weather Normal on both my 2011 and 2014 M-Sport from day one. Guessing it's a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-13-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Crmgr
I bought WeatherTech liners for my 2014 M-Sport...

I bought WeatherTech liners for my 2014 M-Sport last winter. Love them. Much better than the BMW rubber mats I had in my 2011. The liners look good have a soft feel to them. Thought they would be...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Crmgr
Easiest way is just to take it in and get it...

Easiest way is just to take it in and get it tested. You could have a dead cell that doesn't cause you problems in warm whether, but will once you put a cold weather load on it. Batteries in 2011...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-30-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,778
Posted By Crmgr
My BMW dealer won't touch glass. Women...

My BMW dealer won't touch glass. Women rear-ended me a couple of years back and their body shop called in a glass guy to remove and then re-install the rear window. They told me not worth the risk...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-16-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,384
Posted By Crmgr
You shouldn't be surprised for wear and tear...

You shouldn't be surprised for wear and tear damage. BMWF sends you a letter prior to lease end explaining in detail what they consider wear and tear. They also include a wheel so you can determine...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 989
Posted By Crmgr
I had to replace the battery on my 2011 M-Sport...

I had to replace the battery on my 2011 M-Sport after 2 years. There was a problem with the factory battery on the new model and BMW was experiencing failures and various complaints on Discharge...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-20-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,302
Posted By Crmgr
I've had no problems with the LS2. Second car,...

I've had no problems with the LS2. Second car, 60,000 plus miles. Experienced pretty good wear and have no issue with the M-Sport ride. Also get a good feeling every time I see someone on the side...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-13-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Crmgr
Do yourself a favor and let a professional...

Do yourself a favor and let a professional refinish the wheel, especially on a three week old car. Your dealer probably has a guy that comes around ever week or two and just refinishes wheels. These...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Crmgr
I have my RD plugged into the lighter and it goes...

I have my RD plugged into the lighter and it goes off around 8 minutes after locking the doors. It's around 20 minutes if I just close the doors without locking. Like auto off feature, since I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-12-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,474
Posted By Crmgr
Not a lot of competitors for an all-season...

Not a lot of competitors for an all-season run-flat in 245-40-19. I only know of two. One is a touring tire, which should give a smoother ride and the other is pretty much a Goodyear clone. Weather...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,474
Posted By Crmgr
I'm on my second M-Sport with 19 inch LS2's and...

I'm on my second M-Sport with 19 inch LS2's and have never experienced a problem. That's after 60,000 miles. Find that the LS2 is good for around 30,000 miles. Cupping can happen to both run-flat...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-26-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,410
Posted By Crmgr
Shame on the dealer for not noticing it. His...

Shame on the dealer for not noticing it. His detail person should have caught it. Depending on location, a company such as Dent Wizard can probably remove it from the inside without any body work. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By Crmgr
I had Carbon Black on my 2011 and now Jet Black...

I had Carbon Black on my 2011 and now Jet Black on my 2014. Honestly, never had a problem with CB or JB. Qualifier is you need to stick to a laser or brushless wash if not washing by hand. No more...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-04-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,912
Posted By Crmgr
Potholes are bad this year regardless of whether...

Potholes are bad this year regardless of whether you drive with low profile regular or run-flats. Heck, doesn't even make any difference if you drive with standard size non-run-flat tires. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-05-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,542
Posted By Crmgr
I used BMW all weather rubber mats for winter in...

I used BMW all weather rubber mats for winter in the past and they were OK. Rubber mats however, don't cover some areas to prevent salt from staining the carpet. This year for my 2014 535XI M-Sport...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,183
Posted By Crmgr
Kick is hit or miss. Left to right sweep always...

Kick is hit or miss. Left to right sweep always works for me.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,481
Posted By Crmgr
Bummer. I had a shopping cart skim my two...

Bummer. I had a shopping cart skim my two passenger doors last spring. Jet Black lease only two months old. Had experience with the dealer's paint shop on my last 535 M-Sport and they did an...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-11-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,137
Posted By Crmgr
BMW Financial sets the residual and in most cases...

BMW Financial sets the residual and in most cases it's an inflated number in order to get you into the car at a lower payment. Reason it would cost you more to buy at lease end than it would to...
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