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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By 2001S15
?? Sorry, never owned one... I'm just...

??

Sorry, never owned one... I'm just looking for stories from owners about non-linear improvements in the driving experience of the 335i over the 328i and sedan vs. convertible. I can easily...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By 2001S15
A few questions about ride/handling/engines

I've been driving a few of my service department's 328 sedans while my 5-series has been in having some work done.

I have some questions that I'm hoping the experts here can help me with :)

The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-15-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,426
Posted By 2001S15
I had this same problem... see my thread of a...

I had this same problem... see my thread of a similar title.

They replaced both the fuel pumps.

I got the car back, drove it for two days, error came back!

It's going in again later this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By 2001S15
After discussion with HQ, the dealer is replacing...

After discussion with HQ, the dealer is replacing both the fuel pumps.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-04-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By 2001S15
An update. The warning appeared a bunch more...

An update.

The warning appeared a bunch more times, this time with a nearly full tank. I took it into SC BMW to investigate. They had never heard of the error before. They put my key in their...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By 2001S15
Question "Fuel System Malfunction"??

Yesterday driving to work the HUD and nav screen both chimed with "Fuel System Malfunction - drive moderately".

I had about 27 miles left on the tank (just under 1/8th). I dropped the dog off at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,598
Posted By 2001S15
If that's the only reason why is it usable when...

If that's the only reason why is it usable when it's in DS?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,598
Posted By 2001S15
I have a 550i and my wife has a 328i, both...

I have a 550i and my wife has a 328i, both automatic. Near as I can tell, this is just how BMW tunes their automatic/throttle response.They seem to want you to push down a bit/fairly hard on the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-27-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 33,546
Posted By 2001S15
Disappointments: Lexus' software engineering...

Disappointments:

Lexus' software engineering design taste remains poor. The graphics look like a 1990s website with overused gradients and aliased edges. Apparently they've learned nothing from...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-09-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By 2001S15
For some reason every time I see this screen I...

For some reason every time I see this screen I think of:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_03QMDM6Vg58/Sp9xrz1e81I/AAAAAAAAAG4/T1FVqJMwOQA/s320/old-tv-set.jpg
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-06-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,464
Posted By 2001S15
I have been seeing these things driving around...

I have been seeing these things driving around near here (I live in the hills behind the R&D center) in partial camo for the past six months. Not sure what they're hiding since the car's been...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-27-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,448
Posted By 2001S15
It's frustrating. I would have loved a dark...

It's frustrating. I would have loved a dark red/metallic color. To me it looks classy, and different to the normal blacks/grays/silvers you always see. (I count dark blues as blacks)

BTW I saw a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-17-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,393
Posted By 2001S15
Maintenance aside... in support of the "base"...

Maintenance aside... in support of the "base" car:

I have a 550 with almost every option.

My wife drives a 328i wagon with some options but notably no Sport package. The car drives fabulously -...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-14-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 29,908
Posted By 2001S15
Does anyone know if this car will have a backup...

Does anyone know if this car will have a backup camera/camera package, like the X3?

The lack of a camera has been a huge (tech) disadvantage of the E9x over its competitors. My wife has an E91 and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-13-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By 2001S15
It's hard for me to decide whether or not this is...

It's hard for me to decide whether or not this is a "problem" or not. Anecdotal evidence from other friends who've had German cars suggests some of them can be oil burners. (e.g. one friend had an A3...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-13-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By 2001S15
Every 2-3 months. 8100 miles so far, had the car...

Every 2-3 months. 8100 miles so far, had the car since April. New warning just came up. This will be the third quart.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-01-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,698
Posted By 2001S15
7500 miles now, 17.7mpg average. That's up by...

7500 miles now, 17.7mpg average. That's up by about 1.5mpg from the first 1000 miles.

Standard caveat applies. Mistrust any information you receive from forums. :-)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-31-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By 2001S15
I had this happen to me about six months ago...

I had this happen to me about six months ago right after I got the car - I wasn't using the other key. Hasn't happened since though.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-30-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,664
Posted By 2001S15
Love hate relationship with the soft close doors...

Love hate relationship with the soft close doors - they seem to interfere with the comfort access. But sounds like you're not getting that either. In theory the system sounds great, but I find its...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-24-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,338
Posted By 2001S15
There seems to be a notable difference between...

There seems to be a notable difference between some cars and others. I received a 328i as a loaner and like you noted it seemed very primitive. The interior looked cheap and flimsy, and the throttle...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By 2001S15
New E91!

We took delivery yesterday of our new 328i wagon (this will be my wife's car). It's Tasman Green on Oyster, with Premium, Nav, and a bunch of other stuff.

TG is a fantastic color. Very distinctive...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-16-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,560
Posted By 2001S15
+1000. Here in the bay area any time I touch...

+1000. Here in the bay area any time I touch traffic the mpg tanks. I get about 17.5mpg. In reality the mid-high teens are the best urban dwellers can expect to get, otherwise I question why they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,301
Posted By 2001S15
+1000 This is the march of technology, plain...

+1000

This is the march of technology, plain and simple. Over time, the electronics will get better and will emulate the feel of old fashioned fun with higher fidelity. Or we will change our...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-12-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By 2001S15
E91 getting closer! (Guardian Leader)

Hello all... I read/post over on the F10 forum since I have a relatively new 550i (took delivery at the start of April (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=535305)), but back in May we...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By 2001S15
Is this how you're supposed to use it? I've been...

Is this how you're supposed to use it? I've been operating under the assumption you just had to touch the door handle and it'd unlock. This is how it works about 50-60% of the time for me. Some...
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