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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 901
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: 530
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: 1,328
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: 385
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: 537
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: 482
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...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-10-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By Gilgorm
Grover432, hopefully you haven't had a flat but...

Grover432, hopefully you haven't had a flat but if you ever do the FTM will only tell you if the tire is completely flat. I have had two flats so far. My F10 is the only car I have ever owned that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By Gilgorm
+1 to larger metal caps, usually pewter coloured....

+1 to larger metal caps, usually pewter coloured.
Your on-board manual will usually refer to which one you have by only referring to it.
Paper manuals refer to both types. Canadian cars only had...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,624
Posted By Gilgorm
I believe there is a rule that if the headlights...

I believe there is a rule that if the headlights give off a certain amount of light that the turn signals must be brighter so they will stand out against the white light. Any F10 with the side...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Gilgorm
I've never heard or seen on any forum any...

I've never heard or seen on any forum any comments about the sensor being adjustable. My lights tend to come on when the sun is low in the sky and at an extreme angle. Otherwise, they do NOT come...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Gilgorm
You should love the tires. Mine are quiet,...

You should love the tires. Mine are quiet, dependable and do their job as a run-flat. I've had mine two winters now. Also had one complete loss-of-air flat that couldn't be saved. The car becomes...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By Gilgorm
Have you tried a shop-vac with a keyboard reducer...

Have you tried a shop-vac with a keyboard reducer on it? The intense suction may be enough to pull the key back out the way it went in.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Gilgorm
OP: Were you using Cruise Control? For my 2012,...

OP: Were you using Cruise Control?
For my 2012, in normal driving the RPMs don't change but with Cruise the RPMs increase and the Cruise automatically slows the car on a steep hill as it struggles...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-16-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By Gilgorm
Partially open the door which will turn off the...

Partially open the door which will turn off the headlights but pressing the 'flash to pass' will turn them back on for the 40 secs you mentioned.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-16-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By Gilgorm
I use ECO Pro, ASS and AutoHold all the time. ...

I use ECO Pro, ASS and AutoHold all the time. Many, many times the car has shut off with ASS just as I park it. It is completely possible as others have noted to step outside with the fob in your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By Gilgorm
I use ECO Pro all the time along with ASS. I...

I use ECO Pro all the time along with ASS. I like the exaggerated throttle response mainly for its smoothness. In heavy traffic, its almost impossible to have fun with the car anyway, so why not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By Gilgorm
I like the cocoa mats. I had an OEM set in a...

I like the cocoa mats. I had an OEM set in a 1981 MB SD. They never wore out. They currently reside in my F10 trunk to help with spills etc. They look as good as they did in 1981. I like the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Gilgorm
My retired RWD E60 had 17" Michelin X-Ice non-RFT...

My retired RWD E60 had 17" Michelin X-Ice non-RFT winters. I really liked them. The car became a tank and we were never stopped. At the time they were the best rated by Consumer Reports.
My F10...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Gilgorm
Screwdriver is included in trunk lid. It is a...

Screwdriver is included in trunk lid. It is a cheap double ended thing. You're not missing much.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,078
Posted By Gilgorm
Car 2 hands down. F10 hands down.

Car 2 hands down. F10 hands down.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-08-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Gilgorm
If you plan to use the car throughout the winter,...

If you plan to use the car throughout the winter, a car cover may not be worth it. It would be difficult to remove the cover with snow on it and could result in marks on the paint. However, a car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-05-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By Gilgorm
I have the tire/rim package recommended by...

I have the tire/rim package recommended by BMW(two years ago and still today). They are 18" V spoke 281 rims with "Dunlop M+S SP Winter Sports 3D ROF 245/45R18 100V" as quoted from the winter tire...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-02-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Gilgorm
Just to make sure, have you or kids or anyone...

Just to make sure, have you or kids or anyone else slid the "valet lockout" button in the centre armrest to the lock position?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-02-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By Gilgorm
Accuracy. And, I believe, US law now for all...

Accuracy. And, I believe, US law now for all cars.

TPMS doesn't work off ABS since the sensors do a more accurate job, especially with run-flats. In older systems that used ABS, the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-30-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By Gilgorm
Back in 2011, I printed off the pricing guide for...

Back in 2011, I printed off the pricing guide for the U.S. 2012 cars.
The soft-close doors are only mentioned in one package, the Convenience package, which was only an option on 550 models. It...
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