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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 09-17-2016, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
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Hi! you to put this on the E63 forum as they will...

Hi! you to put this on the E63 forum as they will be better placed to help, you have put this thread on the later model 6 series!!!!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 09-10-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
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These cars are battery critical, even BMW will...

These cars are battery critical, even BMW will tell you if it drops below a certain charge level (I cannot remember what, but couldn't measure it anyway) it will lend itself to odd errors. These cars...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 09-10-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
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Don't forget to carry a puncture kit and pump,...

Don't forget to carry a puncture kit and pump, plus a wheel brace, unless you decide to buy and carry a half size wheel, personally would not bother with this but some do!!!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 09-03-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
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I purposely ordered 18" wheels for my 6, I had...

I purposely ordered 18" wheels for my 6, I had 19" on my previous 6 series both with run-flats. Yes big wheels look great but the ride is harsh and the wheels easier to damage. I cannot drive the car...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
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It can be done on stands and has been done,...

It can be done on stands and has been done, however you need to ensure the car is exactly level front to back and side to side. When emptying out the fluid measure it to ensure the correct amount...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-11-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
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I think this fuse is behind the glove box, you...

I think this fuse is behind the glove box, you will see a panel at the back of the glove box. I have had accessories added which are connected to a fuse that in in this fuse block. I think you will...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-10-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By 645/333
I had heat reflective windows and windscreen put...

I had heat reflective windows and windscreen put on my car as part of the spec. The windscreen more than anything make a real difference was quite surprised! I am not a lover of window tinting but...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-10-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
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The concierge service uses the internet, you also...

The concierge service uses the internet, you also get real time traffic adjustments for traffic when using the SatNav, you can use the remote app, you can easily read what this entails. I am sure...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-10-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
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Not sure about your year model but the 2016...

Not sure about your year model but the 2016 models everything mentioned in the thread is leather, basically all the upper surfaces, all of the Dash, top door panels , centre console rear seat side...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-31-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
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My understanding is that the BG44k also cleans...

My understanding is that the BG44k also cleans carbon deposits at the top of the cylinders and hence part of the valves as well as the fuel system. How effective once deposits are formed I am not...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-31-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
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Whilst it may not help immediately I now use BP...

Whilst it may not help immediately I now use BP Ultimate fuel to keep the whole system cleaner. If you have been running on regular fuel you could try using something like BG44K which cleans the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-23-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
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oops should not have change the text size...

oops should not have change the text size :stickpoke
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-23-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
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+1 never use car washes, bad for everything. As...

+1 never use car washes, bad for everything. As far as dropping the soft top down after a wash or even rain, correct if you leave it to long without drying you will get mould growth, what you will...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By 645/333
+1. There are only so many keys that can be coded...

+1. There are only so many keys that can be coded into the ECU before you have to change the unit. It strikes me that the garage you are using do not seem to understand the key initiation process.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
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Have bled the system when you did the expansion...

Have bled the system when you did the expansion tank? To check the water pump check the hoses as the engine warms that will heat up top to bottom that way you will know the pumps working as the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-26-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,919
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The 2016 cars have had a number of program...

The 2016 cars have had a number of program changes to the software which stop certain items being coded into the car for example the wing mirrors folding on the key. Whilst it was possible on early...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-19-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By 645/333
They are probably on a common fuse, check your...

They are probably on a common fuse, check your manual!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-12-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,350
Posted By 645/333
My 2016 640i has 18k miles between oil changes, I...

My 2016 640i has 18k miles between oil changes, I doubt that I will not change the oil around 8-10k miles because I can and think it will be worth it!!! I know that many old school like to change oil...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By 645/333
Did you replace the anti-squeal springs? I always...

Did you replace the anti-squeal springs? I always change them when doing a pad change as they again are not expensive. When I had my squealing brakes one of the issues which helped to correct the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-10-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By 645/333
New 6 series is due 2017 so you can get good...

New 6 series is due 2017 so you can get good deals on the current models. As far as specs are concerned every country is different. I would go to a dealer for confirmation!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By 645/333
Simple things like is the fan switching in,...

Simple things like is the fan switching in, sometimes starting the engine from cold and feeling the top and bottom hoses as to how they are warming up will indicate fluid flow. Check you have no air...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By 645/333
Your Stethoscope should have a long rod that...

Your Stethoscope should have a long rod that connects to it if you have a mechanics stethoscope !! Using this rod is a lot safer and you can place it against moving parts when the engine is running....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
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You mention that the outer pad did not have any...

You mention that the outer pad did not have any holding clips, but the inner pad had 3 (on new pads) 2 (on old pad) as these fit into the piston. So having 2 or 3 clips not an issue, but the outer...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
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My understanding is that the idler pulleys can be...

My understanding is that the idler pulleys can be the first to go, especially noisy when the engine starts to heat up. But as HerbP has mentioned you need to go round each with a mechanics...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-01-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
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I have the white interior so everything shows, I...

I have the white interior so everything shows, I have used a leather protector on the seats, which has to be redone every couple of months. Not sure how effective it will be as only just done it. If...
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