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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
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, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,307
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, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
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...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-10-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By Gilgorm
The fob batteries certainly run down. They can...

The fob batteries certainly run down. They can last as little as year. Others seem to last forever. My 2012 fob battery is a simple watch-style battery CR2450 available anywhere. Check your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By Gilgorm
As Trian suggested, have you checked the sensor...

As Trian suggested, have you checked the sensor underneath. In another thread, from a while ago, the poster found gravel wedged underneath that was constantly shifting. As a result sometimes it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-01-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,804
Posted By Gilgorm
+1 Shell V-Power with no ethanol.

+1 Shell V-Power with no ethanol.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-28-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By Gilgorm
My car was a 'slightly used' car with 133km on it...

My car was a 'slightly used' car with 133km on it when I got it. The same rear passenger seat heating switch was pushed in slightly on the right side. I took the car in for its first oil change two...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,046
Posted By Gilgorm
I use AutoHold all the time. It does light up...

I use AutoHold all the time. It does light up the brake lights when it engages.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By Gilgorm
Based on all the gun responses, I'm going to add...

Based on all the gun responses, I'm going to add a pack of bandages to my sunglasses that currently occupy the space.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,773
Posted By Gilgorm
Woody +1 You have the upgraded system.

Woody +1 You have the upgraded system.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By Gilgorm
I agree with luigi. Are you saying your 'key fob...

I agree with luigi. Are you saying your 'key fob battery' is low? It has nothing to do with the car battery. BTW, if you are still under warranty, both the vehicle battery and fob battery are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,773
Posted By Gilgorm
I don't know the difference for the 2014s but the...

I don't know the difference for the 2014s but the 2012 difference was in the number of speakers. The HiFi had 12 speakers and the TopHiFi system had 16 with different auxiliary amps. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Gilgorm
As 'sonic' mentioned, the SAT can be used for...

As 'sonic' mentioned, the SAT can be used for very limited engine braking. The engine rev-matching feature limits its use for that particular purpose. For stronger engine braking, I use the console...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By Gilgorm
Your best bet would be finding an above-freezing...

Your best bet would be finding an above-freezing spot to park for a while. Hot/warm water may or may not work. It could just add more water and make your frozen problem worse.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,521
Posted By Gilgorm
Glad you got it working. Those electrical...

Glad you got it working.
Those electrical gremlins love to mess with BMWs.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,521
Posted By Gilgorm
I agree with Judy. Start over. Although as I...

I agree with Judy. Start over.
Although as I noted in Post #22, I don't have any profiles, now or ever, and the keys work perfectly as they are supposed too.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Gilgorm
Most tire manufacturers suggest a tire life of...

Most tire manufacturers suggest a tire life of 5-7 years. They will look fine but may not last as long as you hope. Tires exposed to excessive sunlight or electrical motors can start to breakdown...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,521
Posted By Gilgorm
My wife and I have radically different driving...

My wife and I have radically different driving positions. We have Comfort Access. When we actually open the driver's door, the seats, i-drive(split screen settings, etc), exterior mirrors, steering...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Gilgorm
Of the two, I had X-Ice on my retired E60. I was...

Of the two, I had X-Ice on my retired E60. I was very impressed with them. They were a Consumers Report top pick as well. They seemed good at everything, from packed snow to ice. As the season...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,113
Posted By Gilgorm
Like others, I used the Classic maps version all...

Like others, I used the Classic maps version all the time successfully then it stopped working. BMW Assist was very helpful (did take three people passing me around). I had to add a G-mail account...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-29-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By Gilgorm
Canadian F10s don't have TPMS but do have the...

Canadian F10s don't have TPMS but do have the cheaper FTM (Flat Tire Monitor) that uses the ABS system to determine the wheel rotation speeds. A low psi tire will turn at a different rate to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-21-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,407
Posted By Gilgorm
I've had two flats with run-flats, both on the...

I've had two flats with run-flats, both on the tread with long screws. The first was driven on with 0 psi for a distance and full load and the sidewalls were so badly damaged inside, that it had to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Gilgorm
Scheduled maintenance uses both. In your case...

Scheduled maintenance uses both. In your case the mileage will occur first so you can get a no-charge oil change at that time. The mileage will be reset to a new value at the time of the oil...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-16-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By Gilgorm
My son was diagnosed with narcolepsy and his...

My son was diagnosed with narcolepsy and his 'sleep' doctor was required by law to report his condition. As a result he received a medical suspension and could no longer drive.
He was subsequently...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-12-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Gilgorm
Personally, I'd wait until the car's CBS tells...

Personally, I'd wait until the car's CBS tells you to get the oil changed. On occasion, my oil change interval mileage has actually increased if I take a long drive which tends to make the car...
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