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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-16-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By schnell525
Many good wishes to the buyers of 550's. To...

Many good wishes to the buyers of 550's. To however suggest that previous owners (most of whom have never even driven an F10 550) is rather fruitless. Those of us that bought or leased the cars new...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-12-2016, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By schnell525
I personally would never lease or buy a demo or...

I personally would never lease or buy a demo or courtesy (loaner) vehicle. This cars are not treated nicely to begin with. With a variety of drivers that don't care whether or not the car is up to...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-23-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,196
Posted By schnell525
one thought... get a payoff quote from BMWFS...

one thought...

get a payoff quote from BMWFS online and print off the quote and payoff.

if you don't plan on keeping the car, and dumping it at the end of the lease is going to be expensive...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-13-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By schnell525
Thank you for the response. I am in the U.S. I...

Thank you for the response. I am in the U.S. I had significant issues with a 12 550 xdrive where BMW, and the dealer had "difficulties" diagnosing and treating rough idle and performance issues. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-06-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By schnell525
Factory Rep / Regional Manager

For those that had significant problems with your 5 series (550 owners) and your dealer told you that a BMW regional rep (person in charge of a region for technical issues and customer satisfaction)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-04-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By schnell525
If you are asking for a check, even though there...

If you are asking for a check, even though there may be problem, they will not link it to a warranty problem, thus no diagnostic time, and no repair. If you specifically ask for a diagnostic and...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-04-2016, 02:31 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,822
Posted By schnell525
RIP Ninong. He added some great conversation and...

RIP Ninong. He added some great conversation and questions to the forum. Best wishes for his family.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-31-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,581
Posted By schnell525
If you suspect you have a lemon or severely...

If you suspect you have a lemon or severely problematic car, and the dealer has made multiple attempts to "fix" or look at the car, you must absolutely contact BMW NA and do not trust the dealer in a...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-15-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,594
Posted By schnell525
Sounds like a BMW b u y back then sold at auction...

Sounds like a BMW b u y back then sold at auction to a used dealer.

I'd wouldn't touch it with a 20 foot pole.

Some people buy or lease a car, and find out within a few months that the car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-09-2016, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,147
Posted By schnell525
Your computer is supposed to tell you service...

Your computer is supposed to tell you service intervals. Cars were based on mileage or time-based. If you were driving low miles, you would be reminded for a 1 year service reminder. IIRC some...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-13-2016, 02:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,765
Posted By schnell525
I hope you can get this resolved without undue...

I hope you can get this resolved without undue hassle. If they need to replace your engine, I would definitely push for an extended warranty on the car. The standard replacement of a part with 1...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-06-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By schnell525
6.2K...when they start opening up plus paint...

6.2K...when they start opening up plus paint blending....hood, front passenger, rear passenger. plus wheel repair and replacement of tire. damage can permanently make that tire unbalanceable. Good...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-06-2016, 01:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,624
Posted By schnell525
You might find a soft-shelled case that you can...

You might find a soft-shelled case that you can have at easy access. You keep the pistol in a kydex holster, for example in a soft exterior pouch and have it on your passenger seat or glove box...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-06-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,082
Posted By schnell525
BMW does not care. They will not buy your car...

BMW does not care. They will not buy your car back. They wouldn't buy back long-term customers that had purchased multiple cars from them. Despite problems, which came out in further technical...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-06-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,338
Posted By schnell525
Droopy Butt vs. Bangle Butt.....da droop it is,...

Droopy Butt vs. Bangle Butt.....da droop it is, Ja!

But as usual, which company is going offer the best lease numbers, and what car will have the reliability?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-01-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By schnell525
It's far better than any dealer advertisement...

It's far better than any dealer advertisement cheese ball plastic frame.:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-26-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By schnell525
Agree, the cost for seats, parts, and labor would...

Agree, the cost for seats, parts, and labor would be ridiculous. If you really think the seats will help, haggle to trade in the car for another. Work with some of the forum sponsors. If you...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-04-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By schnell525
I would not purchase an N63 engined car without...

I would not purchase an N63 engined car without an included BMW supported extended warranty that is exclusionary. They warranty contract must list what is covered and what is not covered. I would...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-09-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By schnell525
I would say never. The only movement is on a...

I would say never. The only movement is on a test drive, or backing up and moving to wash the car. And that occurs with a truck with a tank of detergent and a pressure washer. The flat pot removal...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-10-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,210
Posted By schnell525
It's amazing Sophisto keeps blaming the North...

It's amazing Sophisto keeps blaming the North American market for the 550's total shortcomings. If the engine cannot handle the day to day driving of normal and even spirited cycles of driving,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-01-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By schnell525
E350 4matic class cars with the AMG package 18"...

E350 4matic class cars with the AMG package 18" 40 or 45 series still can ride stiff over bumps but can be overall comfortable. Handling is nimble and turn in can be sharp. It rides better than a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-10-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By schnell525
That's the type of problem that can cause injury...

That's the type of problem that can cause injury to you or another problem. Lemon it.

BMW should be smart enough about this since they troll the forums as do the dealers.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-10-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By schnell525
Darn, sounds like out of the frying pan and into...

Darn, sounds like out of the frying pan and into the fire. They aren't going to give you any deals. It's used, so you're going to have to battle out the CPO warranty. I would never own any of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-03-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,857
Posted By schnell525
Sorry but LOL.:rofl: Sure BMW will stand be...

Sorry but LOL.:rofl: Sure BMW will stand be behind you, but you might not like the feeling afterwards.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-29-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 118
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Views: 6,793
Posted By schnell525
I always run trunk-liners in my trunk. Very few...

I always run trunk-liners in my trunk. Very few trunk liners would be able to hold 5 gallons of water. Certainly BMW's OEM would not be able to. It's in the manual about water/fluid leaks. To the...
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