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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-22-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By Gilgorm
Two notes. BMW Assist has to be active.(i.e....

Two notes.
BMW Assist has to be active.(i.e. paid up account)
In my case, I got a $100 deduction off my car insurance which is half the cost of Assist.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-18-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By Gilgorm
Markl said it best. You could be doing .25 mph...

Markl said it best. You could be doing .25 mph and it will still roll.
What you describe is what happens to me on occasion. The car could be on a very slight slope and rolling at .25 mph when it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-17-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By Gilgorm
Welcome to the 5 family. Yes but to a...

Welcome to the 5 family.

Yes but to a limited extent. There is a separate fan speed control that enables you to choose one of the five available 'range' speeds. Within each range there is some...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-17-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Gilgorm
First off--welcome to the 5 family. 337 M...

First off--welcome to the 5 family.

337 M Sport package--basically cosmetic. Different 19" rims, bumpers, headliner, Shadowline trim (i.e. black trim around windows), M steering wheel. I might...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By Gilgorm
I agree with XMen. A typical remote battery...

I agree with XMen. A typical remote battery usually needs replacing every two years, but like anything some seem to last forever and some last 6 months. If you are still under warranty, the battery...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Gilgorm
Alex75 perfectly described the way my car comes...

Alex75 perfectly described the way my car comes to a stop. 535i x-drive, SAT, any mode.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-11-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By Gilgorm
BMW APPS is 6NR which your list does not include.

BMW APPS is 6NR which your list does not include.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-03-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,059
Posted By Gilgorm
You are correct. From the video, they do go...

You are correct. From the video, they do go after anything in the opposite door. My wife puts her purse in the back drivers seat if she is alone and stays in the car if we both go for gas. 99% of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-03-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,059
Posted By Gilgorm
Do the above. First pull--only drivers door and...

Do the above.
First pull--only drivers door and gas door unlock. Pump gas with only one car door unlocked, purse safely on passenger side with passenger door locked. If you leave the car to pay...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Gilgorm
On a personal observation, my 100/15/2 amp...

On a personal observation, my 100/15/2 amp charger takes about 1.25 hours to fully charge the battery (on 15 amp) after I get the discharge message. Like Quacker, my message came on after the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-22-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By Gilgorm
My entire screen is black. There is no blue...

My entire screen is black. There is no blue portion. Once, but only once, this happened but disappeared upon restart. Unlike others, I don't feel this is normal. My $.02
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-15-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By Gilgorm
The video is excellent. I would add that the...

The video is excellent. I would add that the manual key also fits into the hole and can be used to push on the small clip to pop the cover. For any of you without access to a small screwdriver on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-10-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Gilgorm
The fob batteries certainly run down. They can...

The fob batteries certainly run down. They can last as little as year. Others seem to last forever. My 2012 fob battery is a simple watch-style battery CR2450 available anywhere. Check your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By Gilgorm
As Trian suggested, have you checked the sensor...

As Trian suggested, have you checked the sensor underneath. In another thread, from a while ago, the poster found gravel wedged underneath that was constantly shifting. As a result sometimes it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-01-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,939
Posted By Gilgorm
+1 Shell V-Power with no ethanol.

+1 Shell V-Power with no ethanol.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-28-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By Gilgorm
My car was a 'slightly used' car with 133km on it...

My car was a 'slightly used' car with 133km on it when I got it. The same rear passenger seat heating switch was pushed in slightly on the right side. I took the car in for its first oil change two...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,126
Posted By Gilgorm
I use AutoHold all the time. It does light up...

I use AutoHold all the time. It does light up the brake lights when it engages.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,239
Posted By Gilgorm
Based on all the gun responses, I'm going to add...

Based on all the gun responses, I'm going to add a pack of bandages to my sunglasses that currently occupy the space.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,950
Posted By Gilgorm
Woody +1 You have the upgraded system.

Woody +1 You have the upgraded system.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By Gilgorm
I agree with luigi. Are you saying your 'key fob...

I agree with luigi. Are you saying your 'key fob battery' is low? It has nothing to do with the car battery. BTW, if you are still under warranty, both the vehicle battery and fob battery are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,950
Posted By Gilgorm
I don't know the difference for the 2014s but the...

I don't know the difference for the 2014s but the 2012 difference was in the number of speakers. The HiFi had 12 speakers and the TopHiFi system had 16 with different auxiliary amps. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Gilgorm
As 'sonic' mentioned, the SAT can be used for...

As 'sonic' mentioned, the SAT can be used for very limited engine braking. The engine rev-matching feature limits its use for that particular purpose. For stronger engine braking, I use the console...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 622
Posted By Gilgorm
Your best bet would be finding an above-freezing...

Your best bet would be finding an above-freezing spot to park for a while. Hot/warm water may or may not work. It could just add more water and make your frozen problem worse.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,565
Posted By Gilgorm
Glad you got it working. Those electrical...

Glad you got it working.
Those electrical gremlins love to mess with BMWs.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,565
Posted By Gilgorm
I agree with Judy. Start over. Although as I...

I agree with Judy. Start over.
Although as I noted in Post #22, I don't have any profiles, now or ever, and the keys work perfectly as they are supposed too.
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