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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-30-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By kindlethespirit
The fix worked perfectly! Thanks a lot.

The fix worked perfectly! Thanks a lot.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By kindlethespirit
Thank you. I'll give that a try.

Thank you. I'll give that a try.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By kindlethespirit
Bluetooth Audio not working

Recently I've been using the bluetooth audio on my Iphone 5 to listen to my audible books through the speakers in the car. Today that stopped working, however the phone is still paired and works...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-06-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,603
Posted By kindlethespirit
Same as above. I drive the car daily to and from...

Same as above. I drive the car daily to and from work. I drive 30 minutes each way and most of this is freeway. I use the heated seat, steering wheel and climate control.

The weather has...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By kindlethespirit
Yep, the car is still under warranty. I'll make...

Yep, the car is still under warranty. I'll make and appointment to have all of this addressed. I'm just really surprised that I'm these kind of issues. I feel that BMW is a better car than this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By kindlethespirit
Thank you. 11/2010

Thank you. 11/2010
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By kindlethespirit
Mounting problems

I'm beginning to see problems mounting with my car. 2011 535 xdrive, 21,000 miles.

1. Over the past 2 months the idle at red light or when at stop signs is just a lot of vibration. Definitely...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By kindlethespirit
Not sure why it should be an issue. If they even...

Not sure why it should be an issue. If they even notice that there is a mark under the car, it's not even close to the engine so one has absolutely nothing to do with the other.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By kindlethespirit
I have a call in to my dealer. In the meantime,...

I have a call in to my dealer. In the meantime, I took my car to my indie garage that I'm friends with the owner and mechanic. They put the car up on the lift and we were able to see where the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By kindlethespirit
Hit a large piece of iron

About 3 weeks ago I was travelling on the highway. The SUV in front of me easily passed over it, but I had nowhere to go and my left front tire ran over it and then I heard a huge bang under the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-09-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,634
Posted By kindlethespirit
On November 18th the car is going back in for the...

On November 18th the car is going back in for the third time to try to fix this Issue. After the first attempt, the car came back and was worse than before. So I sent it back in and they kept it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-19-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,634
Posted By kindlethespirit
Rattles, Rattles, Rattles!

I purchased my 535 xdrive in October 2011. I now have 16,000 miles on the car.

Over the last 2 months, the car has turned into a rattle trap. I genuinely am not exaggerating nor am I expecting...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-07-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 24,053
Posted By kindlethespirit
The dealer has had the car for two days now. They...

The dealer has had the car for two days now. They said that they think it's fixed but they're not sure. I don't understand that. The SA said that even though I've had the car for 13 months the car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-01-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 24,053
Posted By kindlethespirit
I'm having the same problem. Hired a...

I'm having the same problem.

Hired a driver to take me to Newark airport and then drive the car back home. That was close to 5 hours of driving. So the battery had a good charge.

Came home...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-12-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By kindlethespirit
I've had it done on my 11. IF you have a good...

I've had it done on my 11. IF you have a good technician and there is no paint damage, you're likely to never notice it again. However, it is aluminum and if you don't have an experienced tech,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 55,351
Posted By kindlethespirit
They didn't tell me if they had to download from...

They didn't tell me if they had to download from Germany. However, it took 2 days to complete the download.

Results: Mixed. There is a marked improvement with the tip in issue. Occasionally it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-28-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 55,351
Posted By kindlethespirit
I'm dropping my '11 off tonight to have the...

I'm dropping my '11 off tonight to have the software update performed. Here's hoping that I have no more delay!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,686
Posted By kindlethespirit
I know that the aluminum is weight saving, but...

I know that the aluminum is weight saving, but I'm really disappointed with the lack of ding resistance. Everything seems to mark dent the panels. I recently ran over a stick in the driveway and it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,492
Posted By kindlethespirit
Ok, that's cool. I'm amazed though that these...

Ok, that's cool. I'm amazed though that these batteries are only lasting a few months.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,492
Posted By kindlethespirit
Replace battery in remote

Over the weekend the display on under the odometer kept telling me to replace the battery in the remote.

Took it to the dealer yesterday and it was replaced under warranty. I'm a little...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,836
Posted By kindlethespirit
The blizzacks are brand new. Put them on in...

The blizzacks are brand new. Put them on in December.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,836
Posted By kindlethespirit
I've had winterforce tires on 4 different...

I've had winterforce tires on 4 different vehicles. I have a driveway that is brutal in the winter and I'm telling you the I have gone up the driveway with my 215 hp 525xi in 10 inches of snow and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-29-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,836
Posted By kindlethespirit
Last weekend, I found out that my 535xdrive was...

Last weekend, I found out that my 535xdrive was in no way superior to the 07 xi that I traded. I had firestone winterforce on the 07 and now blizzacks on the 11. This 11 slid all over the road and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,396
Posted By kindlethespirit
Changing mine at 5000 and every 5000 there after....

Changing mine at 5000 and every 5000 there after. It's not that expensive and worth my peace of mind.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,360
Posted By kindlethespirit
It hasn't bothered me enough to make the effort. ...

It hasn't bothered me enough to make the effort. Trying to get the service department at my dealer to answer the phone is like climbing mt everest. If I call and leave a voice mail to schedule...
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