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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-07-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 55,634
Posted By mldbayern
Douggie - the whole 'suck it up', passive...

Douggie - the whole 'suck it up', passive approach as a solution (that Quintus suggested unsolicited), is simply not within my nature and - as i said - PARTICULARLY not after having laid out $60K for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-06-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 55,634
Posted By mldbayern
Quintus - Wasn't asking for an opinion on what I...

Quintus - Wasn't asking for an opinion on what I should do, and am entitled to rant. Consider offering valuable information to a post on a forum, that exists precisely for that reason, verses...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-06-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 55,634
Posted By mldbayern
Wow. I'm truly amazed at how accepting folks...

Wow. I'm truly amazed at how accepting folks appear to be about this issue, while others have sued BMW outright. In my 46 years of life - new / used cars alike -I've never had one that hesitated /...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,741
Posted By mldbayern
Thanks for update steadybob, however i noticed...

Thanks for update steadybob, however i noticed the hesitancy/delay ("tip in") issue within a week of purchasing my brand new 2011 528i, in April of 2011 (with 15 miles on it). Would be surprised if...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-24-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,668
Posted By mldbayern
started out with black audio/usb cable (from...

started out with black audio/usb cable (from bmw), and apple adapter for new 5c port, and it wasn't working. then tried the longer cable that comes with phone, that you refer to... also wasn't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-24-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,668
Posted By mldbayern
just got iphone 5c today, and purchased the...

just got iphone 5c today, and purchased the adapter for center console usb/audio plug-in that fit my iphone 4, and iphone 5c - THUS FAR - is not interacting with the vehicle properly... access to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-24-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,741
Posted By mldbayern
workaround is absurd and completely unacceptable...

workaround is absurd and completely unacceptable (although i tried it and it didn't work). do not let anyone tell you this issue does not apply to the 528i... IT DOES, and can be proven very easily....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-24-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,741
Posted By mldbayern
BMW does not officially acknowledge this issue,...

BMW does not officially acknowledge this issue, and THEY are the one's who play dumb, but this is indeed a major SAFETY issue as outlined in Sonnie's initial post. I had EXACTLY that experience: in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-10-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 55,634
Posted By mldbayern
i am convinced these issues, now identified in...

i am convinced these issues, now identified in many of bmw models, are all related to their ability to publish a higher mpg average than their competitors. probably thought it a major selling point...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-16-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,741
Posted By mldbayern
brought the issue to my dealer, after owning my...

brought the issue to my dealer, after owning my 528i for less than three months, and discovering this site (and thread) as a result of my concern with what i was experiencing with my brand new car....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-09-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 55,634
Posted By mldbayern
Will do UNC, excellent suggestion, however I just...

Will do UNC, excellent suggestion, however I just viewed the nhtsa site, and could only find one (1) complaint. That link should be posted in a way that encourages everyone on this thread to file a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-09-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 55,634
Posted By mldbayern
I will definitely call BMW NA and file a...

I will definitely call BMW NA and file a complaint. Thanks!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 55,634
Posted By mldbayern
I indicated earlier that I'm experiencing the...

I indicated earlier that I'm experiencing the exact same "tip-in" issue, and can also say every time I start the car it shakes as if it might stall out. It's a brand new (purch May 2011) 528i, and my...
Forum: General BMW 07-19-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By mldbayern
that was exactly the situation; car backed into...

that was exactly the situation; car backed into garage, and while there was ample room to the back wall, it was also confined space. thanks all for your posts! as it relates to the toaster burn...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,875
Posted By mldbayern
actually... they no longer include the kits with...

actually... they no longer include the kits with the vehicle, however, i noticed they SELL them when i walked into the parts/accessories section of the dealership.
Forum: General BMW 07-13-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By mldbayern
exhaust burns

anyone know if there's been any information/concerns circulating about leg burns from the exhaust on bmw's? i googled it and only saw reference to mini coopers, but am a new owner of a bmw 528i, and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-11-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,875
Posted By mldbayern
yep. that's what i have too! thank goodness for...

yep. that's what i have too! thank goodness for the phillips!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-11-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,875
Posted By mldbayern
lol. gr8t license pl8!

lol. gr8t license pl8!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-11-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,875
Posted By mldbayern
thanks autojack! that's exactly the location of...

thanks autojack! that's exactly the location of the tool kit i was referring to, that does not exist... rather the compartment to hold it and that begged the question. it wasn't until later that i...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-11-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 55,634
Posted By mldbayern
Thanks UNCTarheels for sharing this... I've owned...

Thanks UNCTarheels for sharing this... I've owned my BMW for all of a couple weeks, and am experiencing this problem, which i don't recall experiencing at all during the test drive. wasn't able to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-11-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,875
Posted By mldbayern
thank you bimmerukf10... that makes sense!

thank you bimmerukf10... that makes sense!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,875
Posted By mldbayern
nope. there's definitely a place for it, which is...

nope. there's definitely a place for it, which is why he advised me they take them out of the cars in the u.s., but said he didn't know why. any salesperson's inability to explain their own product...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,875
Posted By mldbayern
thanks, and i know exactly where it should be....

thanks, and i know exactly where it should be. the dealer, my salesperson, advised me that bmw removes them from all cars sold in the u.s. he didn't offer an explanation and i wasn't sure, but it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,875
Posted By mldbayern
new bmw tool kit removed

just bought a 528i and the dealer told me bmw removes the toolkit from all cars sold in the usa. is that true? sounded strange to me, especially without explanation. thanks for your comments, and any...
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