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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,264
Posted By KatanaPilot
It appears to me that these halo ring bulbs were...

It appears to me that these halo ring bulbs were burning out faster than usual, and BMW decided to (or is it realized that they need to) adjust the voltage to make sure the bulbs don't burn out as...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-14-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,047
Posted By KatanaPilot
Any experience getting Goodyear Runflats replaced under road hazard warranty?

Hi everyone,

My car has Goodyear NCT5 runflats (OEM fitment). Goodyear provides road hazard warranty (free for 1st year / first 2/32 of tread; prorated afterwards). Apparently this is not widely...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,091
Posted By KatanaPilot
Check your battery / make sure it is hooked up...

Check your battery / make sure it is hooked up correctly.
When I visited my dealer to test drive, the key got stuck in the car we picked to test drive. The battery was dead, and the key could not...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,549
Posted By KatanaPilot
535xit comfort access problem

Hi everyone,

I've been carefully observing the behavior of comfort access.... This is what I am seeing - I want to see if everyone is noticing the same thing.

For opening, if the key fob is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Posted By KatanaPilot
When the fuel pump was replaced in my old car...

When the fuel pump was replaced in my old car (E36 3 series), the mechanic didn't install the o-ring correctly. It resulted in fuel leaking out from bottom of the car at the gas station.

It is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,549
Posted By KatanaPilot
This reminds me - my comfort access on my wagon...

This reminds me - my comfort access on my wagon still doesn't work quite right yet. I've got to take it back to the dealer.

Does anyone have a wagon with a fully functioning comfort access...
Forum: General BMW 01-11-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,344
Posted By KatanaPilot
Always in 1st gear and hand brake on.... ...

Always in 1st gear and hand brake on....

I've read about several MINIs rolling away with hand brake on only.... Apparently as the brakes cool down, the hand brake loses its grip.... so just to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,779
Posted By KatanaPilot
Well just got the car back from the dealer. I...

Well just got the car back from the dealer. I got the dreaded "no problems found...."
I tried it at the dealer, and comfort access appears to be working. Hopefully it won't act up again.....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By KatanaPilot
Yes I had that exact problem! It happened 2 days...

Yes I had that exact problem! It happened 2 days after delivery in Germany, and I could not figure out how to get the boxes back either, as I could not find any info on it in the manual......

My...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,779
Posted By KatanaPilot
Nope it wasn't supposed to lock.... so I was...

Nope it wasn't supposed to lock.... so I was surprised that I got locked out of the car.

So far, I never have a problem opening the tailgate, but this evening no matter what I do I could not open...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,779
Posted By KatanaPilot
Yes, so it is very weird that the key won't work...

Yes, so it is very weird that the key won't work sitting on the center console..... where an antenna is.....

I had a fun one this morning - I got locked out of the car by CA. I dropped off my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,779
Posted By KatanaPilot
Hi everyone, We also have a 2010 535xit that...

Hi everyone,

We also have a 2010 535xit that we picked up in Munich. We got it re-delivered right before Christmas. We are experiencing everything everyone described.

The way I drive, most...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,202
Posted By KatanaPilot
Time to revive an old thread..... I now finally...

Time to revive an old thread..... I now finally fully understand everyone's frustration. I had thought the double pull works like my old E36, but to my complete surprise BMW changed the double pull...
Forum: European Delivery 12-26-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,305
Posted By KatanaPilot
Here is a quick update on my car. They finally...

Here is a quick update on my car.
They finally received the part from BMW in the morning of 12/24. They fixed the car, and I rushed in as they are locking the door. We've been driving it a lot...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By KatanaPilot
Thank you so much for your responses! Yes...

Thank you so much for your responses!

Yes what I had in mind was keeping the rear compartment open to use the dividers. For our other cars, we tend to do that a lot. After reading your...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By KatanaPilot
Question about wagon trunk mat

Hi everyone,

I searched and could not find much information.

I am looking for a cargo mat for my wagon. It has the under floor cargo compartment, and I am looking for a cargo mat that would...
Forum: European Delivery 12-17-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,305
Posted By KatanaPilot
Did you check with your Client Advisor? Our cars...

Did you check with your Client Advisor? Our cars might have been on the same truck, and your car might be at the dealer already!

I had a couple of issues with my car. 1) The rear hatch closes...
Forum: European Delivery 12-17-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,305
Posted By KatanaPilot
Hi everyone, my car arrived at my dealer today! ...

Hi everyone, my car arrived at my dealer today!
Hope you all will get your car soon.

They have to replace some parts on my car, so it will be a few more days for me. But the wait is almost over!
Forum: European Delivery 12-16-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,305
Posted By KatanaPilot
Tex, thanks for the heads up. I just checked...

Tex, thanks for the heads up. I just checked tonight and mine also says "at preparation center."
I take that as a good sign that our cars made it through customs!
Forum: European Delivery 12-15-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,305
Posted By KatanaPilot
This morning when I checked the ww website, I saw...

This morning when I checked the ww website, I saw a new status line added. All last week it was "Discharged," but this morning it is "Delivered from."
Others reported "Customs release" and "Liner...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-13-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,750
Posted By KatanaPilot
Apologies for the late reply - somehow missed...

Apologies for the late reply - somehow missed this thread!

Ours is white / natural brown / dark poplar w/ M-sport, premium and value packages. We also added Step, Comfort access, rear manual side...
Forum: European Delivery 12-12-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,735
Posted By KatanaPilot
I told them we would like to visit the BMW museum...

I told them we would like to visit the BMW museum on another day, and received vouchers. It wasn't a problem at all.
Forum: European Delivery 12-11-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,305
Posted By KatanaPilot
Hi everyone, My car was also on the Elektra....

Hi everyone,

My car was also on the Elektra. The WW site shows "discharged," but not cleared / released by customs.... I have my fingers crossed.

One thing though - I was tracking the ship...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-02-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,750
Posted By KatanaPilot
We are in the same situation. We test drove the...

We are in the same situation. We test drove the X5 and the 5, and decided we prefer the 5. I normally won't get a car in its last model year, but once I realize it may be now or never, I pulled the...
Forum: European Delivery 11-02-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By KatanaPilot
We flew over on Saturday. "System integration"...

We flew over on Saturday. "System integration" isn't quite there yet... Our CO FFP numbers had to be entered by the duty manager. It shows up as "United," but she assured me that our CO accounts...
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