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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,252
Posted By dean2c
I got 2 vests at the Welt store during my first...

I got 2 vests at the Welt store during my first ED. Euro 8.90 each - looks like you got a better deal, but the ones sold there have "BMW" printed on them. Part #82-12-0-398-826.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-17-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,391
Posted By dean2c
With comfort access, try standing further from...

With comfort access, try standing further from the trunk - about an arm's length away - when you push the trunk release. Something about the antenna system makes the car more readily recognize the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,692
Posted By dean2c
You probably accidentally activated the "roadside...

You probably accidentally activated the "roadside parking lamps". Shut your car off, and before you get out, hold the turn signal stalk left or right for a couple seconds. That will activate that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-23-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,023
Posted By dean2c
You can order the part by number from any BMW...

You can order the part by number from any BMW dealer's parts department. There are several that sell online and give a discount whether or not you're a member of the BMWCCA (car club of America). One...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-14-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 888
Posted By dean2c
1-series roof help, please

I have an E92 with the BMW base support system (roof rack) and am considering a 1-series coupe as my next vehicle.

Would one of you 1-series coupe owners measure and post the length/distance...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By dean2c
The only time I've gotten the reduced power...

The only time I've gotten the reduced power message, both of my VANOS solenoids had to be replaced. No HPFP issues, yet, and no more reduced power messages in the 4K miles since the repair. (I know,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-19-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By dean2c
Yes, it will work. You don't need the original...

Yes, it will work. You don't need the original disk, you just need a DVD compatible with BMW's system - either one of the older Navteq disks or the newer TeleAtlas disks.

Keep in mind that the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By dean2c
I couldn't access the link in the original post,...

I couldn't access the link in the original post, but I've posted a few close-up photos of my base rack system feet for your comparison. (Pardon the filthy car, I just got back from a long road trip.)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,905
Posted By dean2c
Sorry if you already know this, but I couldn't...

Sorry if you already know this, but I couldn't tell from your post. The black box on top of your positive terminal is the "battery safety terminal", which has a small pyrotechnic charge that fires in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By dean2c
Here's the original answer from the E46 forum: ...

Here's the original answer from the E46 forum:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=215432
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-10-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,892
Posted By dean2c
rgzimmer- definitely call them to sort it out. I...

rgzimmer- definitely call them to sort it out. I had a similar experience to Mech_Man, and they paid my last claim in full about 3 weeks after I re-faxed the documents.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-08-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,892
Posted By dean2c
I have a policy from DealerServicesOnline.com...

I have a policy from DealerServicesOnline.com that I bought last summer.

According to this post...
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4965079&postcount=41
...DSO isn't selling...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By dean2c
I have only tried DVD+R with WMA/MP3 files, which...

I have only tried DVD+R with WMA/MP3 files, which seems to work fine. I recall an old thread someplace about using/making a copy of the nav DVD in case the original became scratched or unusable, and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By dean2c
You can use the DVD drive to play music, although...

You can use the DVD drive to play music, although you'll have to be without navigation while you're doing it.

If you burn a data DVD of WMA or MP3 files, the DVD drive will read them and play...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By dean2c
You're welcome. Yours sounds like a great...

You're welcome.

Yours sounds like a great ride. You can't go wrong with the 6-speed and the sport package, no matter which engine's under the hood.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By dean2c
I think the noise you're talking about is the car...

I think the noise you're talking about is the car "waking up" from some electrical draw, such as pushing the trunk release button.

If my car is parked and locked and, whether I have the key with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By dean2c
+1. Apparently not a problem. When I asked...

+1.
Apparently not a problem. When I asked about my reservoir "leak", my dealer said it is "normal venting of the power steering reservoir. Small amounts of fluid become entrained in air vented...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-25-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,296
Posted By dean2c
Voila!! - unless you have an '08. The Google Maps...

Voila!! - unless you have an '08. The Google Maps functionality only works in '09 and later models.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,142
Posted By dean2c
I have the BMW base rack system. Once you've...

I have the BMW base rack system. Once you've adjusted the "feet" for width, it takes about 3 minutes to install or remove both bars. They are rock solid and reasonably priced. I use the racks to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,936
Posted By dean2c
Sounds like starter/flywheel grind - you may be...

Sounds like starter/flywheel grind - you may be missing a tooth on your flywheel. When the starter engages, it grinds against a misaligned tooth on the flywheel instead of engaging it smoothly to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By dean2c
Will your car have iDrive/Navi? If so, you can...

Will your car have iDrive/Navi? If so, you can use the voice command "bluetooth" to go directly to the bluetooth options screen. At least you can on my '08.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,118
Posted By dean2c
Please test your hypothesis - sooner rather than...

Please test your hypothesis - sooner rather than later.
Forum: Off-Topic 01-31-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,349
Posted By dean2c
Cool! I'm definitely a fan, although I'm not sure...

Cool! I'm definitely a fan, although I'm not sure I could take more than this final season of manipulation by ABC (aka taking 2 seasons of plot and stretching it into 3 years).

How did your son...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-29-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By dean2c
Were the odometer & trip odometer still visible?...

Were the odometer & trip odometer still visible? If so, you may have pushed the "BC" button (at the end of the turn signal stalk) a time or two without realizing it. That button cycles the display...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,447
Posted By dean2c
FYI, the system also works when the car is parked...

FYI, the system also works when the car is parked facing downhill and reverse is engaged.

Even on old Studebakers (circa 1936) & Subarus, it wasn't tied into the transmission per se. It was a...
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