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Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 06-21-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,339
Posted By commander_crash
I just wanted to continue this thread. I would...

I just wanted to continue this thread. I would definitely avoid BMW of North Haven if your car is out of warranty.

I recently took my out-of-warranty 325xi to BMW North Haven for the hood...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By commander_crash
Just an update. Dealer wanted $1000+ to fix it. ...

Just an update. Dealer wanted $1000+ to fix it. Small independent shop (AMW foreign car service) in New Haven fixed it for free. The sensor switch wasn't getting compressed enough to trigger it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-15-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By commander_crash
Picked up my car this morning after "declining"...

Picked up my car this morning after "declining" repairs. The work order says "Needs CAS module and hood switch and programming. $1008+tax". I called an independent shop and will take it in there...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By commander_crash
Parts and programming for the most part. 1 hour...

Parts and programming for the most part. 1 hour of labor at ~$130.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By commander_crash
Hood open warning & repairs

I've seen a few people post about the hood open warning light (and of course the associated noise). My light came on intermittently about two weeks ago, finally took it to the dealer today. They...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 07-19-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By commander_crash
Where to buy tires in CT

Anyone have recommendations on where to buy new tires in connecticut?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By commander_crash
I found a similar thread:...

I found a similar thread: http://www.clubtouareg.com/forums/f43/brake-pedal-stiff-after-car-sits-for-just-a-couple-of-hours-37640.html
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By commander_crash
They feel about the same while driving. The...

They feel about the same while driving. The major change is when the car is turned off. When I first turn the car off, the brake pedal goes down a certain amount (say 5 inches). If I get out of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By commander_crash
Unhappy My brakes changed, is this normal?

Hi all-

I took my car in for service at a local Connecticut dealer and afterwards noticed that my brakes felt differently when I first get in the car before starting it. Prior to the service, I...
Forum: General BMW 05-20-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By commander_crash
Anyone else having bad luck with BMW Assist?

Called BMW assist the other day while on vacation out west when I had a flat tire. BMW Assist couldn't find anyone to tow me in the area. Good thing I had AAA, they had no problems getting a tow...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By commander_crash
That same problem happens for me from time to...

That same problem happens for me from time to time. Once it seemed like the entire system crashed and they ended up replacing the entire iDrive computer. Still once in a while I get the black...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 07-26-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,201
Posted By commander_crash
I was having some issues where every other word...

I was having some issues where every other word from the person who called would get sort of garbled. The dealer said it's a wifi issue so I'll try turning that off for next time. Anyone else...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By commander_crash
My iDrive recently started cutting out the same...

My iDrive recently started cutting out the same as yours. Worked fine for over a year. Car is in the dealership right now and they said they're replacing the entire computer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2006, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By commander_crash
For anyone curious - a software update fixed the...

For anyone curious - a software update fixed the issue. They also discovered that my TCU needed to be replaced and so until they get the part in there is no bluetooth or BMW assist.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By commander_crash
It's the regular radio. It goes out for about 4...

It's the regular radio. It goes out for about 4 seconds at a time. Then comes back just like turning the radio off and back on - it fades in and out.

Nothing on the display changes, so it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2006, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By commander_crash
radio cutting in and out

I've had my first issue with my E90. While using the radio the signal cuts in and out, regardless of which station I'm tuned in. I've turned off bluetooth on the car and on my cell phone in hopes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-12-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 983
Posted By commander_crash
Dealer wants to make money somehow. I just had...

Dealer wants to make money somehow. I just had the dealer install the iPod adapter - $400 for adapter and software update. Not sure it makes a difference, but I have iDrive.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-08-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By commander_crash
Buy the car for you, not the next owner. Try to...

Buy the car for you, not the next owner. Try to get invoice or below, but compare the price on a similarly equipped '07 328i from the same dealer. Also make sure it has all the options you want. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-03-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By commander_crash
It's worth every penny because you don't have to...

It's worth every penny because you don't have to use the key. You just touch the handle and it unlocks, get in and press start. To lock you just touch the handle. I often keep my key buried in my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-28-2006, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By commander_crash
I'd also say if you're buying in Houston - go to...

I'd also say if you're buying in Houston - go to advantage. While I got my car elsewhere, advantage has a great service policy!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2006, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,066
Posted By commander_crash
I paid $515 for the alarm installed. Just ask if...

I paid $515 for the alarm installed. Just ask if the dealer has any specials going on.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2006, 02:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,393
Posted By commander_crash
I think red is a really great color on this car. ...

I think red is a really great color on this car. Especially if you go dark interior with window tinting! I always really liked the E46 in red too.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2006, 02:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,516
Posted By commander_crash
I went with leatherette for both price and the...

I went with leatherette for both price and the low maintenance - "looks like new leather after years". You do stick to leatherette a bit more, which some people like and others dislike. In extreme...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2006, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,867
Posted By commander_crash
Well according to the website, the sat radio in...

Well according to the website, the sat radio in the 2007 is still an option on the build menu. I guess it's just the $75 "sat prep that's included"

My 2006 has the approach lights (those little...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2006, 10:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,224
Posted By commander_crash
How's the audio quality compared to the AUX? Is...

How's the audio quality compared to the AUX? Is it pretty zippy in changing songs? How long does it take after plugging it in to show up in iDrive? And does it charge the iPod when the car is off?...
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