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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-03-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By kpumroy
Although this is a technically correct way to...

Although this is a technically correct way to approach the problem if this is me, I have new coils and plugs in hand and just replace them. It takes so much time and effort for dis-assembly to get...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-02-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By kpumroy
Try replacing spark plugs and coils on cylinders...

Try replacing spark plugs and coils on cylinders 7 and 8.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-13-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,334
Posted By kpumroy
Thanks, I lost track of that thread. My...

Thanks, I lost track of that thread. My dealership and the regional BMW tech representative denied it was happening. I just got so tired of the dance. They just didn't care that it was the 2nd 7...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-12-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,334
Posted By kpumroy
In fairness to BMW I also have a 2011 X5 which my...

In fairness to BMW I also have a 2011 X5 which my wife drives. We have had zero problems with that vehicle. Knock on wood. The battery and electrical system have been trouble free. My gripe is...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-11-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,334
Posted By kpumroy
Well I did read the entire 72 pages of this. In...

Well I did read the entire 72 pages of this. In fact I read every pdf in the BMW University Series. No where in the Energy Management Series does it state that a new battery must be "Registered". ...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-11-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,334
Posted By kpumroy
You know I find this whole discussion...

You know I find this whole discussion fascinating. I think some of the BMW fans think "Wow this is really advanced Tech"! "Gee Whiz BMW is just great". Well in real life situations all of this...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-16-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,334
Posted By kpumroy
I agree there is a lot of Bmw voodoo out there. A...

I agree there is a lot of Bmw voodoo out there. A battery is a battery.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-16-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By kpumroy
I can only answer for myself. I traded my F01 for...

I can only answer for myself. I traded my F01 for an Audi A6. My Audi has been flawless so far. Everyone's tastes are different. You really have to test drive many cars and decide for yourself. I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-10-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 56,650
Posted By kpumroy
Daft you say? Somebody wake me up when its time...

Daft you say? Somebody wake me up when its time to sign up for the class action lawsuit please.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-10-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 56,650
Posted By kpumroy
Well this explains why almost everyone's timing...

Well this explains why almost everyone's timing chains are "testing OK". After watching that video I see a large disincentive for any service department to undertake that repair. Most of the time...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-04-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 828
Posted By kpumroy
Absolutely yes! :thumbup:

Absolutely yes! :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-20-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 36,738
Posted By kpumroy
Sorry, nothing personal. I think we are all...

Sorry, nothing personal. I think we are all together on this. It is turning out to be quite a train wreck. I find myself checking the forum regularly for the latest disaster.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-20-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 36,738
Posted By kpumroy
Really? Do you think perhaps the design or...

Really? Do you think perhaps the design or production of the timing chains might be at fault? Do you think perhaps the design of the VANOS system might be less than robust? Have you ever seen or...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-03-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 36,738
Posted By kpumroy
The only way BMW could make this right for you...

The only way BMW could make this right for you guys is to extend the powertrain warranty to 10yrs/100,000 miles after replacing all of the poorly designed and defective components that they have...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-03-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 36,738
Posted By kpumroy
So all of a sudden BMW corporate is concerned...

So all of a sudden BMW corporate is concerned about "delivering ultimate performance and exceptional quality for years of service". Where was that concern less than a year ago when I had the BMW...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-31-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By kpumroy
Yes that is exactly the same thing mine did. It...

Yes that is exactly the same thing mine did. It has to be one of the active systems because the tapping feels like a little electric motor. I also perceived the steering wheel to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-31-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By kpumroy
E38! It was the last real BMW. I owned mine for...

E38! It was the last real BMW. I owned mine for 10 years and 110,000 miles with only routine service items.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-31-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By kpumroy
Thank you and good luck. "Its normal". ...

Thank you and good luck. "Its normal". :dunno:
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-18-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,284
Posted By kpumroy
A breath of fresh air. Someone who knows what...

A breath of fresh air. Someone who knows what they are talking about. :angel:
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-16-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,284
Posted By kpumroy
Good decision. I didn't want to pile on...

Good decision.

I didn't want to pile on but these problems seem pervasive particularly in the 2009 model year. The guys who have the newer cars seem to have less problems. BMW left us guys who...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-15-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By kpumroy
Well you will read of people who swear it works...

Well you will read of people who swear it works but in my opinion it is an internet myth. No one has ever been able to produce any service documentation that this does anything. It is BS.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,215
Posted By kpumroy
I gather that most of the problems are in the...

I gather that most of the problems are in the 2009 model year. Mine was the same. I traded mine in on a 2014 Audi A6 which knock on wood has been trouble free so far. I still have a 2011 BMW X5...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-06-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,485
Posted By kpumroy
I still check in on this forum hoping BMW sorts...

I still check in on this forum hoping BMW sorts these problems out. From my research I am not sure if its an injector issue alone. It may be a combination of injector, crankcase ventilation and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-05-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By kpumroy
I called the dealership once to ask the same. I...

I called the dealership once to ask the same. I was told that it is 140 nm or 103 ftlbs.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-12-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,153
Posted By kpumroy
Well this is an interesting thread. Obviously...

Well this is an interesting thread. Obviously she is being passive aggressive. She is angry with you. I am sure you do not know what why for. But She knows. Good luck. I had one of those in a...
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