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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Gilgorm
Suggestion: Flip them over (if they are black on...

Suggestion: Flip them over (if they are black on the underside) and use them in your trunk to keep it clean.
I have a set of very old mats from a 1981 MB that have absorbed spills, dirt, etc and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Gilgorm
The battery has been discharged from the lack of...

The battery has been discharged from the lack of use since August.
Do what the car suggested. Just charge it then use the maintainer. I wouldn't bother with the recon mode.
I have had the same...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-09-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Gilgorm
+1 You don't have to use runflats but I suspect...

+1
You don't have to use runflats but I suspect most people do(not counting BMW forums). I do and bought mine from a fellow forum member when he switched cars to a M5.
Don't forget winter tires...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,085
Posted By Gilgorm
In Canada, the gas you are referring to is called...

In Canada, the gas you are referring to is called Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium gasoline. Here, it does NOT contain ethanol and is only 91 Octane. It is available now. I already have a tank full. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-06-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By Gilgorm
Totally agree. As the cars(since 2011) age more...

Totally agree. As the cars(since 2011) age more and more used cars appear in the market and modding occurs more and more often. I especially notice this in my retired E60 forums as the newest of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-22-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Gilgorm
Canadian cars don't have the TPMS sensors in the...

Canadian cars don't have the TPMS sensors in the tires or TPMS turned on.
However, having the sensors won't "turn on" the TPMS system. I have TPMS sensors in my winter setup but only the ridiculous...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-20-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Gilgorm
Not entirely sure about the hot/cold argument but...

Not entirely sure about the hot/cold argument but my brakes occasionally respond differently if the car has been washed or there was an overnight rain. My discs rust over before I finish washing the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-18-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By Gilgorm
Since your MIL was considering trading the car, I...

Since your MIL was considering trading the car, I see nothing wrong with getting an estimate from a dealer as if the car was a trade. If you feel any obligation to her then add a sum of money to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By Gilgorm
In my case, when the radios off, the car is off.

In my case, when the radios off, the car is off.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-07-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By Gilgorm
I can see why this would happen especially with...

I can see why this would happen especially with ASS engaged. I've made a double push of the Start/Stop button part of my exit routine. What ever happened to the good old days when a turn of a key...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-05-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,318
Posted By Gilgorm
Just to confirm to newer users. Radio stations...

Just to confirm to newer users. Radio stations can absolutely be stored to the memory buttons. I have five set up for my favorite FM, AM and Sat stations.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-02-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,318
Posted By Gilgorm
I use a pre-set for the Efficient Dynamics chart...

I use a pre-set for the Efficient Dynamics chart and use voice commands for Trip Computer. My other pre-sets are occupied. Pre-sets are handy for items buried inside other menus.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-31-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By Gilgorm
Regarding the wipers. If you are noticing...

Regarding the wipers. If you are noticing problems then show your SA the problem when you book the car in. I had a set replaced under warranty in the first two weeks. There was obviously something...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-22-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By Gilgorm
Two notes. BMW Assist has to be active.(i.e....

Two notes.
BMW Assist has to be active.(i.e. paid up account)
In my case, I got a $100 deduction off my car insurance which is half the cost of Assist.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-18-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By Gilgorm
Markl said it best. You could be doing .25 mph...

Markl said it best. You could be doing .25 mph and it will still roll.
What you describe is what happens to me on occasion. The car could be on a very slight slope and rolling at .25 mph when it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-17-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Gilgorm
Welcome to the 5 family. Yes but to a...

Welcome to the 5 family.

Yes but to a limited extent. There is a separate fan speed control that enables you to choose one of the five available 'range' speeds. Within each range there is some...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-17-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By Gilgorm
First off--welcome to the 5 family. 337 M...

First off--welcome to the 5 family.

337 M Sport package--basically cosmetic. Different 19" rims, bumpers, headliner, Shadowline trim (i.e. black trim around windows), M steering wheel. I might...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By Gilgorm
I agree with XMen. A typical remote battery...

I agree with XMen. A typical remote battery usually needs replacing every two years, but like anything some seem to last forever and some last 6 months. If you are still under warranty, the battery...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By Gilgorm
Alex75 perfectly described the way my car comes...

Alex75 perfectly described the way my car comes to a stop. 535i x-drive, SAT, any mode.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-11-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Gilgorm
BMW APPS is 6NR which your list does not include.

BMW APPS is 6NR which your list does not include.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-03-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,254
Posted By Gilgorm
You are correct. From the video, they do go...

You are correct. From the video, they do go after anything in the opposite door. My wife puts her purse in the back drivers seat if she is alone and stays in the car if we both go for gas. 99% of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-03-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,254
Posted By Gilgorm
Do the above. First pull--only drivers door and...

Do the above.
First pull--only drivers door and gas door unlock. Pump gas with only one car door unlocked, purse safely on passenger side with passenger door locked. If you leave the car to pay...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By Gilgorm
On a personal observation, my 100/15/2 amp...

On a personal observation, my 100/15/2 amp charger takes about 1.25 hours to fully charge the battery (on 15 amp) after I get the discharge message. Like Quacker, my message came on after the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-22-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By Gilgorm
My entire screen is black. There is no blue...

My entire screen is black. There is no blue portion. Once, but only once, this happened but disappeared upon restart. Unlike others, I don't feel this is normal. My $.02
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-15-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Gilgorm
The video is excellent. I would add that the...

The video is excellent. I would add that the manual key also fits into the hole and can be used to push on the small clip to pop the cover. For any of you without access to a small screwdriver on...
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