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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-04-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By sp913
Arctic cruise control

Just swapped into a 2014 550xi. How do I tell if it has active cruise control, and if so, how do I use it? I have it almost fully loaded and can't seem to find it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-17-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By sp913
2011 vs 2014 550x msport

Would love to get some thoughts on the switch? Anything on drive ability and handling? Losing the dynamic handling but does that make a big difference. Also, any differences in the tires (ie fewer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By sp913
Congrats! Curious what you saw different in the...

Congrats! Curious what you saw different in the 2012 vs the 2011 model years in the 535?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-11-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,665
Posted By sp913
The only issue with the m5 is the lack of all...

The only issue with the m5 is the lack of all wheel drive. I hear the common refrain on it being a non issue with snow tires. That won't work for me in the northeast. Just worry about build quality...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-10-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,597
Posted By sp913
Sounds like those who moved from the 2011 550x m...

Sounds like those who moved from the 2011 550x m sport are happy with their 2014 550x even without the DHP? Any other positives or negatives? And most importantly, are the tires better (ie fewer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-10-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,665
Posted By sp913
2014 550 m sport vs 2014 Audi S6 vs 2014 MB E63 AMG

Considering all three right now. Feel like the e63 is the best of the the three, but most expensive. Definitely need all wheel drive, so the m5 is out. Seems like many people believe the s6 sits...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-15-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By sp913
Tires and 2014 550

Are there any material differences between the tires on a 2011 550xi msport vs a 2014 550xi msport? I've had a lot of issues with bubbles on my 2011 Michelin tires and wondering if these have been...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-30-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By sp913
Extended Warranty

Does have anyone have any views on the gold upgraded extended warranty? And any idea on what the dealer cost is? My 550x has never had any major issues, so not sure if it's worth it.
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 11-24-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,502
Posted By sp913
Drive ability in Snow

I live in new England, and have been considering the new m5. I'm in a 2011 f10 550 awd which I love. But even my 550 has some problems in the snow. Is it crazy to even consider the m5 if I use it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-13-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,532
Posted By sp913
Can I ask what incentives are being offered on...

Can I ask what incentives are being offered on the 2012 models? And does the auto start/stop offer any noticeable differences in mpg?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-08-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By sp913
It worked, thanks!

It worked, thanks!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-07-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By sp913
Phone function

Ive had my car for about a year and have had no issues with the bluetooth functions and phone button on the steering wheel. But just in the last week, I've noticed that when there is an incoming...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-06-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,495
Posted By sp913
Big hungry, sent you a private message if you are...

Big hungry, sent you a private message if you are interested in trading for the aluminum trim.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-27-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,657
Posted By sp913
I had the same issue and someone else on the...

I had the same issue and someone else on the forum noted that it was actually the passenger seat buckle bumping against the door. just move it over a tad and it should go away...it did for me.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-20-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By sp913
Thx! Is it hard to apply the silicone?

Thx! Is it hard to apply the silicone?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-19-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By sp913
Squeaky Brakes

Help! Ever since passing about 1,500 miles, I've had squeaking brakes. I've attempted to set them via hard braking several times, as did a dealer. But nothing works. I love the car, but the squeaks...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,390
Posted By sp913
Our other car is a Mercedes gl and the front...

Our other car is a Mercedes gl and the front sensors are automatically on. But I have never had a problem with them in stop and go traffic. I agree with the original post that BMW should enable us to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-10-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,942
Posted By sp913
I've had the same "drive train malfunction" error...

I've had the same "drive train malfunction" error appear three times now. But both times the message goes away after I turn the engine off and on again. Did your dealer say this was a problem that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-01-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,449
Posted By sp913
Just wanted to check on your experience on...

Just wanted to check on your experience on mpg...are u still experiencing better mileage?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2010, 03:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By sp913
Lately for some reason, idrive asks me to confirm...

Lately for some reason, idrive asks me to confirm my profile every time I start the car.
Is there any way to turn off this request? It's incredibly annoying to have to confirm my profile every time...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-17-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By sp913
Yep, unfortunately have the car already. Do you...

Yep, unfortunately have the car already. Do you have a ballpark on what you think the kit itself will cost and then separately the labor to install?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-16-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By sp913
Changing trim

I was wondering how difficult it would be to change out the trim. I have a 550xi with aluminum trim, but would have loved to have the anthracite trim instead. Is it tough to swap it out and if not,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-15-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By sp913
Randomly switching to telephone

Just picked up a 550xi and love it. But for some reason as I'm listening to music (radio, iPod, cd), evry once in a while the phone kicks in for 10 seconds and interrupts the music. I'm not pressing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-09-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 840
Posted By sp913
Sport Automatic Transmission

Can someone tell me what this option "really" means? What does it do, and does it impact performance at all? Sometimes I get the sense that all it does is add paddle shifters, then other times that...
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