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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2005, 05:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,507
Posted By gmanDC
software update

latest info I got from my dealer.

I still have the original software since purchase. No updates have been performed (see my earlier post in this forum).

I contacted the service manager at my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2005, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By gmanDC
Paint chipping

The color of my 05 525 is Silver Grey. And the chipping is through to the aluminum about 1/4 inch by 1/4 inch area surrounded by a crackling zone of about an inch square. This is very concerning...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2005, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By gmanDC
Paint Chipping on an 05 525i

Anyone have a problem with paint chipping on a 5 month old 525?

Live in Wash DC suburb... so our birds may have special diets but I hose the car down periodically to prevent bird **** from...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2005, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 606,638
Posted By gmanDC
Your dealer (just like mine) failed to give you...

Your dealer (just like mine) failed to give you the basic instruction and info needed. There supposed to be a "credit card" with the passkey in your Owner's manual binder. I didn't get one either. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2005, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,507
Posted By gmanDC
iDrive guy very curious as to your success...

iDrive guy

very curious as to your success in software upgrqade vs. my not so success. Although I don't have serious issues with my current setup except the delay in menu transition (still...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2005, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,114
Posted By gmanDC
watch DVDs

to ask a more basic question, the "DVD" selection that appears in the i-Drive and is inactive... what's that all about. It would be nice if you can watch a DVD, (for the passengers of course)

or...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2005, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 606,638
Posted By gmanDC
Razor on 2005 525i

I have the same combination. The Razor syncs nicely. I am pretty sure that when you add names in your addressbook the syncing with the car BT is a time issue and not a re-start. you'll note the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2005, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 606,638
Posted By gmanDC
But unfortunately sending DMTF does not work on...

But unfortunately sending DMTF does not work on the car's BT. Beemer Bummer :bawling:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2005, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 606,638
Posted By gmanDC
Razor DMTF reply

I'll reply to my own querry. Using DMTF tones on the V3 allowed me to do what I want by automating the first 25 digit entries. I only have to use the iDrive to scroll and select 1, 2 or 3 to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2005, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 606,638
Posted By gmanDC
This is a good sign. So my follow up to...

This is a good sign.

So my follow up to the V3 Razor users on 2005BMW: I need to check voicemail on a couple of landline numbers. The process is to call a number (i.e. verizon voicemail) wait...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2005, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 606,638
Posted By gmanDC
2005 525i and Bluetooth Compatibility

I have been in the market for and have researched phones for the BT in the 525i. I pick up my BMW in a couple of days. While I wanted the Treo 650, I read enough to know the phone book ain't gonna...
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