Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 498
Search took 0.65 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Art234
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-25-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Art234
Traffuc

Yes it's free for 4 years, then you have to pay. If you have a late build 2013 it already has the new radio. Go to your BMW connected menu on iDrive, and it should tell you the expiration date of the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-15-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Art234
The vehicle is technically in gear at all times,...

The vehicle is technically in gear at all times, but it disengages momentarily when going downhill or decelerating. Any press on gas or brakes will reengage immediately.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-14-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Art234
Coasting in other than ECO Mode

I usually drive my 535d in ECO mode on long trips because I like the Coast Mode on long downhill stretches. What I don't like is the adjustments made to the engine which make it kind of sluggish on...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-13-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,127
Posted By Art234
I have found this thread very interesting. I just...

I have found this thread very interesting. I just bought my 2014 535d xdrive off lease because I was able to negotiate a win-win deal for the dealer and for myself. As I have stated elsewhere, the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-11-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,127
Posted By Art234
Having been on both sides of the fence, I find...

Having been on both sides of the fence, I find this a fascinating topic. That said, I think alot of the issues with common courtesy are the fault of parents raising Millenials and kids born later...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-07-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Art234
I have a 2014 535D x drive with 45K miles. I have...

I have a 2014 535D x drive with 45K miles. I have it serviced every 8000 miles or so (as soon as the dealer can get it authorized by BMW). They always refill the DEF when they do the service. I have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-13-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Art234
I don't know about here in NY. For example, if it...

I don't know about here in NY. For example, if it doesn't recognize towns which are unincorporated areas, it might cause a problem. In my local area, there are more than one Old Country Road, Half...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-13-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Art234
UPDATE-- called the genius line and they have no...

UPDATE-- called the genius line and they have no solution.

Apparently BMW stopped identifying unincorporated areas by their names rather than their townships....ie. Syosset, NY, Plainview, NY....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-13-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Art234
2017-2 Map Update No Longer names Villages just Townships

I just did the 2017-2 map update (my first). I noticed a significant change in the way political subdivisions are named. When using the position window to the right of the screen which gives your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-12-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Art234
Same with me, I must have been sleep-posting :)

Same with me, I must have been sleep-posting :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-11-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Art234
I tried closing it with the wave of the foot and...

I tried closing it with the wave of the foot and it beeped. I don't know what I was thinking...thanks all for the answers!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-10-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Art234
Doesn't matter, it would beep regardless. It's a...

Doesn't matter, it would beep regardless. It's a safety feature, letting you know the trunk is closing. I will try it with the foot swipe again, just to make sure.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-10-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Art234
Bring the car to your dealer-there is a software...

Bring the car to your dealer-there is a software update which can fix it. They did that with mine, actually twice. It works fine now, just doesn't make a beep when it closes.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-10-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Art234
2014 535 dx-trunk no longer beeps when going down

So I had a problem with my trunk stopping halfway up when opening by kicking under the bumper. Dealer reprogrammed the software, worked for a while but still did it once in a while.

Reprogrammed...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-08-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,705
Posted By Art234
So it's okay to let it update while moving? ...

So it's okay to let it update while moving?

Thanks
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-04-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,252
Posted By Art234
Feel better soon Jon!!

Feel better soon Jon!!
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-04-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Art234
I just bought my car, and it was significantly...

I just bought my car, and it was significantly under the residual, with CPO. Not saying everyone can get that, but I must have gotten lucky. It all comes down to timing, and whether or not BMW USA...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-04-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,716
Posted By Art234
I have the BMW cradle which mounts in the console...

I have the BMW cradle which mounts in the console glove compartment. It connects the phone to the car directly, and allows it to use the antenna on the roof. It usually takes a year to a year and a...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-02-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Art234
BMW CCA will give $250 for CPO cars PROVIDING...

BMW CCA will give $250 for CPO cars PROVIDING they are not off lease cars bought by the lessee on which a rebate was paid when new. I just filed my paperwork on Friday after getting this answer from...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-31-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By Art234
You should always have the lease inspection...

You should always have the lease inspection person come to your home or work and inspect the car with you present. I have heard horror stories relating to not inspecting the vehicle prior.

That...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-30-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,495
Posted By Art234
In NY there is not 51 cetane available, every...

In NY there is not 51 cetane available, every pump I have used says 40, but that is a minimum.
I have never had an issue with diesel fuel and my car's performance.

As stated above, diesel is much...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-29-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By Art234
I am just completing my buy of my leased 535d x...

I am just completing my buy of my leased 535d x drive. I worked closely with the original selling dealer and CA and got a very attractive deal on my car. One must remember that the sweet spot to buy...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-29-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,495
Posted By Art234
I have the 2014 535d x drive and it has plenty of...

I have the 2014 535d x drive and it has plenty of power and pep, and I average mid 30's normal driving and 43-45 mpg on the highway. Not shabby for a sub 6 second 0-60.

I love it so much I just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-27-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,188
Posted By Art234
Here.......

Here.... http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=970747
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-27-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By Art234
Mine are at the bottom of the mirror in a 2014...

Mine are at the bottom of the mirror in a 2014 535d x drive. Did you mean 2018?
Showing results 1 to 25 of 498

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:02 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms