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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By Gilgorm
Depending on your driving style, I would stick to...

Depending on your driving style, I would stick to the manuals figures. Especially in the city or on rough roads, 45 and 40psi will create a rougher ride than normal. High pressure can also cause...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-30-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,165
Posted By Gilgorm
This situation could be related to the rain that...

This situation could be related to the rain that you mentioned. The rain could have had the same effect that water from a hose has when I wash my car. If the fob is too close to the car the doors...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-30-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By Gilgorm
You are mis-interpreting the manual. The "lock...

You are mis-interpreting the manual. The "lock if no door open' refers to unlocking the car and then NOT opening any doors within a short time frame. Then and only then will the car re-lock the car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Gilgorm
Totally agree that the fan does add a lot of zest...

Totally agree that the fan does add a lot of zest on a hot day but I suffer badly in heat and need the extra, extra zesty version of the fan for those first few minutes. Also, I only use it when the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,376
Posted By Gilgorm
Thanks for the idea. I just followed your...

Thanks for the idea. I just followed your instructions to the letter. Car did receive an update.
Google maps still tells me it can't communicate with the 'car manufacturer'.

Whats frustrating...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,376
Posted By Gilgorm
Thanks. I did get a Google account and still...

Thanks. I did get a Google account and still have it. Everything appears as it is supposed to. The account ID matches Assist ID.
The message back blames the 'car manufacturer' and BMW blames...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Gilgorm
One more thing: When walking up to my car, I...

One more thing:
When walking up to my car, I use the key fob to open all of the car windows to get the really hot, humid stuff out of the car for that brief moment between walking to the car,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-27-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Gilgorm
Also, don't be alarmed if it doesn't give your...

Also, don't be alarmed if it doesn't give your car a bath every time. It tends to come on every third time for me. The amount of fluid spray is pre-determined and non-adjustable.
Also, if you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-27-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Gilgorm
Both of the above cover all of the bases. In my...

Both of the above cover all of the bases. In my case, I use Intensity level 3 and then use Max A/C for a few minutes at startup to really cool the car quickly. Once the job is close to completion I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-27-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,376
Posted By Gilgorm
I just tried it for the umpteenth time in the...

I just tried it for the umpteenth time in the last few months and it no longer works. I have been using it for the last three years but it only worked on the classic (i.e. old) version of Google...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-24-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Gilgorm
My 2012 has Weather Band as a choice along with...

My 2012 has Weather Band as a choice along with FM, AM, Sat, Presets, Tone.
However, only one channel provides info (out of 7 listed).
As noted, a computer voice rattles off temp and other info for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Gilgorm
Totally agree about buying a car from a BMW...

Totally agree about buying a car from a BMW dealership. That is the only way to go. Depending on your timeframe, you may have to see a number of BMW dealers and take your time looking for a car. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-21-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Gilgorm
Aside from a host of 2011 issues, why would you...

Aside from a host of 2011 issues, why would you look at a car with that much mileage? There must be reasonably priced 2011 cars out there with way less km./miles.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-08-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Gilgorm
Your current wheels may not have TPMS. BMW...

Your current wheels may not have TPMS. BMW Canada cheaped out on the F10 and only equipped the car with a FTM (Flat Tire Monitor) which doesn't use sensors but utilizes the ABS system to detect a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-08-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By Gilgorm
My 2012 535i is the same. However, I can't...

My 2012 535i is the same. However, I can't really see it unless I'm standing outside the car. I have the heated steering wheel and the control button for it is nicely finished, flush with nothing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By Gilgorm
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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-05-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Gilgorm
This issue may be country specific. However, my...

This issue may be country specific. However, my 2012 has permanent front halo DRL but not the rear DRL. My retired 2008 535i had both which I always liked.

Front DRLs are mandatory in Canada...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-23-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Gilgorm
OP: Your car works like its supposed to. Hold...

OP:
Your car works like its supposed to. Hold fob unlock and all windows and sunroof should open.
Put finger on door handle ribs and hold so all windows and sunroof will close.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-21-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By Gilgorm
CBS for brakes doesn't seem to function correctly...

CBS for brakes doesn't seem to function correctly in my car.
After 3 years of 90% city driving, my rears say 24,000 km (~15,000 mi) left and 60,000 km (~37,000 mi) left on the fronts. They were...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-17-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Gilgorm
In the past I have had 1 or 2 tires that...

In the past I have had 1 or 2 tires that persistently leaked. The problems were solved by remounting the tires and replacing the valve stems. It does seem odd that four tires would have the same...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-17-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Gilgorm
TopView You are incredibly lucky. I only drive...

TopView
You are incredibly lucky. I only drive in the mid-town core. Over three years, I've had to replace one summer tire(2 bubbles) and one winter tire(flat) and thats on 18".
Out of 2 sets of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-05-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,795
Posted By Gilgorm
I owned a 2008 535i but unlike you found it was a...

I owned a 2008 535i but unlike you found it was a very quiet, poised vehicle.
I now own a 2012 535i X-drive and find that it is also quiet and poised. The ride is different but the car is very...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-05-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Gilgorm
Just to clarify: Tata is the largest Indian...

Just to clarify: Tata is the largest Indian automotive company which also owns Jaguar Land Rover. It is in the Fortune Global 500.
The airbag company with the massive recalls is Takata Corporation...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-02-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
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: 739
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...
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