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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-16-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,004
Posted By Robcromar
How hard is it to remove the vent? I've had this...

How hard is it to remove the vent? I've had this part fall off several times, BMW took care of it, but I fear they won't after some time and I will need to do it myself...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-16-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,004
Posted By Robcromar
I had all 4 of those levers come off my 2010 E90...

I had all 4 of those levers come off my 2010 E90 over the last year -- all fixed under warranty, including both center console at 55K miles -- BMW did it as good will. Whole vent has to be replaced...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By Robcromar
Rob -- good post! But is there a link missing? ...

Rob -- good post! But is there a link missing?

Also - question to the group - I assume OEM is preferred for compatibility with the car's systems -- TPM comes immediately to mind. Even with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,333
Posted By Robcromar
That makes sense -- then the system would need to...

That makes sense -- then the system would need to know what type of battery was installed to determine the correct SOH profile -- so this registration process must have codes or parameters that are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-13-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,808
Posted By Robcromar
took car to dealer -- service manager tried to...

took car to dealer -- service manager tried to reinit the sunroof, no luck -- said I would need to leave the car overnight -- they called me back about an hour after I left saying the car was done --...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,808
Posted By Robcromar
Yes -- i saw that in the owners manual. I will...

Yes -- i saw that in the owners manual. I will just park in the garage tonight -- want the car in the full fault state.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,808
Posted By Robcromar
I'm not having such luck -- my sunroof is open...

I'm not having such luck -- my sunroof is open about an inch and *apparently* stuck. I started the car, held the sunroof button down (up, actually) for over a minute and nothing happened. Error...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,713
Posted By Robcromar
I too, have driven brand new 328i loaners over...

I too, have driven brand new 328i loaners over the past couple of weeks while my 2010 E90 was being serviced. The F90 is quick, smooth - I noticed only minimal turbo lag. I did notice the F90's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By Robcromar
AMAZING! I did the *very simple* procedure last...

AMAZING! I did the *very simple* procedure last night and the car drives even better!! The hesitation is GONE, shifts are smooth and as expected, including down shifts! I see in the other threads...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By Robcromar
THANK YOU - very helpful. Helpful for the reset...

THANK YOU - very helpful. Helpful for the reset procedure, I'll try it when I get home next week, and for the redirect to very useful posts. Helps me to see what to look for when searching! ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By Robcromar
New BMW owner - this stuff normal?

I am in the second month of owning a CPO 2010 328i sedan. 42K miles. This is my first BMW after many years of Honda and Toyota ownership. I realize it's a very different type of car, so I am still...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,824
Posted By Robcromar
Hi Tom -- Page 219 of the 2010 3 series with...

Hi Tom --
Page 219 of the 2010 3 series with iDrive manual describes "Under the Hood" - #5 Dipstick for Engine Oil - Refer to Checking Oil Level. Then on the same page, the procedure for manually...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-06-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,824
Posted By Robcromar
For sure!!! Actually my 2010 328i (not sure...

For sure!!! Actually my 2010 328i (not sure which "E" designation is my car) has a generous compartment under the trunk liner -- where the spare would have gone, if it had one -- that looks perfect...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-06-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,824
Posted By Robcromar
THANKS! Very helpful! I still find...

THANKS! Very helpful!

I still find depending entirely on electronics to be a little unnerving. I got ANOTHER message to "+1" oil, which i interpret as "add a quart", which i have done -- the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,824
Posted By Robcromar
Thanks!

Calwaterboy -
Thanks for the quick reply! I kinda suspect the systems will "test" me -- all part of learning!

Lots of great stuff on this forum - I saw one guy has a zipper pouch in which he...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,824
Posted By Robcromar
I'm new to BMW, just bought a CPO 2010 328i .. I...

I'm new to BMW, just bought a CPO 2010 328i .. I came to realize the car had no dip stick last night when upon starting the engine, the system issued a stern low oil message. I was skeptical because...
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