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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By RJ
Are you using regular gas in this car? I...

Are you using regular gas in this car?

I thought all BMW's need premium. May void the warranty.:dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By RJ
I know we are talking about the beep sound but on...

I know we are talking about the beep sound but on my previous E46, (which did not have the car alarm), the dealer had activated the clown nose. It gave the warning as if it was alarmed. Also the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-14-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,164
Posted By RJ
That is the most popular item in Canada in the...

That is the most popular item in Canada in the winter for drivers. It does not seem to do any damage if you are careful.

As to the frozen snow and ice on the paintwork, the best is to head to the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-06-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 940
Posted By RJ
It always amazes me that the service department...

It always amazes me that the service department will try and "recreate" the issue. Why do they not just accept what the customer is telling them and look at possible causes - something as simple as a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-24-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By RJ
Wheel torque setting

I have checked through the owners manual and the torque numbers do not seem to be listed. Did they forget to include this or is it intentional?

Anyone know what they should be?

On my previous...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-24-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,668
Posted By RJ
The mineral white is in my opinion a very sharp...

The mineral white is in my opinion a very sharp looking colour. It is more of a pearl finish. On my latest vehicle I opted for the mineral white although I had a alpine white available. I had the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-23-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By RJ
I also found that the wipers could not be folded...

I also found that the wipers could not be folded back the first time I washed the car and wanted to wipe the windshield. This is different than my previous E46 and the current and past X5s which can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-22-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By RJ
Spoiler for F30

Check out the following non-carbon fiber one from BMW.

Genuine BMW part# 51192349678

About $200 from ECS Tuning.

Has anyone installed this paintable spoiler?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-15-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By RJ
The wheel lock key may look the same but each one...

The wheel lock key may look the same but each one is slightly different. I had to get a new key for my car recently and as I did not have the # for the key, it was a trial and error method. If you go...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By RJ
They only gave me the book value of the vehicle...

They only gave me the book value of the vehicle which went towards the purchase of the new vehicle. Nothing more than that.

Here we can purchase insurance (for first five years only for additional...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By RJ
Thank you all for your responses. T make it...

Thank you all for your responses.

T make it clear the insurance company did give me some money for the car but I think "to me" it was worth a lot more. Earlier in the spring I had new springs, new...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By RJ
Lost my E46

My E46 at 82,000 kms. (less than 40,000 miles) was rear ended in July. The day finally came to take it to the top body shop and after removing the bumper it was realized the amount of damage was...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By RJ
Intake.

Intake.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-03-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By RJ
Just a suggestion but have you thought of...

Just a suggestion but have you thought of contacting a friendly BMW body shop who may have a similar vehicle in the shop with the bumper off that you can go and have a look at?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By RJ
I had exactly the same issue of stalling. It was...

I had exactly the same issue of stalling. It was the cam shaft sensor and it was replaced. Car works perfectly now. I understand there are two sensors. There are lots of You Tube videos on how to fix.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-30-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By RJ
I had many of the same issues with my previous...

I had many of the same issues with my previous E70 diesel so the dealer took it back and wife made sure I did not buy another diesel. She drives the F15 now and loves it!!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-30-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,917
Posted By RJ
I had a similar issue and could not start the...

I had a similar issue and could not start the car. It had to be taken back to the dealer by towing company. Apparently there was a recall on the "power distribution module"
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-11-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By RJ
Yes, you need to slam it a bit, otherwise it does...

Yes, you need to slam it a bit, otherwise it does not engage and prevents the top door to go back up when try to close.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-07-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By RJ
Codes would help but my money is on the Camshaft...

Codes would help but my money is on the Camshaft position sensor. Codes will tell if it is the intake or output sensor.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By RJ
I have always made a point of drying out all the...

I have always made a point of drying out all the bottom of the doors, trunk lid (all around), under the hood and for the wheel arc lips, running a gloved hand and knocking all the winter crap out and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By RJ
I had a similar stalling issue and it was the...

I had a similar stalling issue and it was the camshaft position sensor.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By RJ
The on/off and combination volume control knob is...

The on/off and combination volume control knob is usually the main culprit.

I am not mechanically inclined, but it is not that difficult to remove the radio and have a repair shop replace the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By RJ
Try starting with your spare key?!!! :dunno:

Try starting with your spare key?!!! :dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 927
Posted By RJ
What are you driving? Which Kit did you get...

What are you driving?

Which Kit did you get from ECS? I am compiling a list from ECS for my E46 2002 325i. I am interested in seeing all that was replaced.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By RJ
Mine at 80,000 kilometers - that is just under...

Mine at 80,000 kilometers - that is just under 50,000 miles. :)
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