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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-04-2016, 02:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,923
Posted By Guards Red Car
Update: I picked up my X3 No charge for...

Update:

I picked up my X3

No charge for the over $2,000 replacement of "Noisy Turbo Waste Gate, Replacement of Turbo Charger Assembly"

"Diesel sound/Engine Chatter" is still present....but,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-29-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,923
Posted By Guards Red Car
Faulty Turbo Unit

I also just purchased a 2013 X3 28xi - CPO

49,000 miles, Same engine "chatter" as others have noted, worse when cold, "It sounds like a Diesel!"

My CA also stated that this engine noise was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-29-2016, 02:23 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,615
Posted By Guards Red Car
Automatic ALL DOORS Unlock?

Is there a way to program the following:

All doors UNLOCK upon putting vehicle into Park?

I tried to find a way to do this, but struck out
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-21-2016, 02:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,643
Posted By Guards Red Car
Update: The Service Manager called me, "Car...

Update:

The Service Manager called me, "Car is ready" (after about 30 hours in their service dept)

At my insistence The Service Department completed the Four Page BMW CPO "Worksheet," and had...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-18-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,643
Posted By Guards Red Car
Update: I arrived at Dealer at 9am, pulled...

Update:

I arrived at Dealer at 9am, pulled up a chair in front of my Client Advisor and politely pointed out that, to the best of my automotive diagnostic abilities (based upon the myriad of...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-17-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,643
Posted By Guards Red Car
CP Oh !! Dealer did not do it??

On Friday, two days ago, I picked up an X3 2.8 Xi, 2013, 49,020 miles (Connecticut Dealer, Penske Family of Dealerships)

Initial in-service date Oct, 2012
6yr/100,000 mile CPO until Oct, 2018
...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-15-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By Guards Red Car
Buying my Leased Vehicle - Extending the Warranty??!!

Hi,

My 2009 750i 3 year lease ends in August - Very well equipped and only 27,000 miles - Tires look to be in good condition, Undercarriage "chin" wind deflector in bad shape from parking curbs...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-24-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,329
Posted By Guards Red Car
What if you buy vehicle entirely (no lease or...

What if you buy vehicle entirely (no lease or finance)?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-23-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,670
Posted By Guards Red Car
Fantastic Deals - Any Ideas?

I have been offered a 2 month early lease termination on my 2009 750i and am looking to (perhaps) take something off dealer lot --

Just wondering if there are any Unbelievable deals out there...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-30-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,959
Posted By Guards Red Car
Local dealer looked into purchase after lease...

Local dealer looked into purchase after lease maturity - He said he cannot do better than the BMWFS contractual residual value!
Looks like it will be a sad farewell to a fantastic 36 month fling!
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-22-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,959
Posted By Guards Red Car
Lease Termination Date < 90 Days

Leased my 2009 750i Sport (MSRP 92,300/Cap Cost 86,400) August 2009 - ED, 7MSD's (BMW FS has my $8,400 MSD's on account) - 36 Monthly Payments $1,209 - Residual 49% - Purchase Option $46,022 - Lease...
Forum: European Delivery 05-06-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,279
Posted By Guards Red Car
Porsche ED vs. BMW ED - Pros/Cons

Now that Porsche does not charge you for the ED experience, I am looking to learn the nuances of how their program differs from BMW.

Perhaps the most significant difference is the approximately 9%...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-25-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,150
Posted By Guards Red Car
USA Dealers - X1 Ordering Information

USA Debut of X1 LCI will be at NY Auto Show, 1st week of April - When will dealers be able to order the vehicle?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-18-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,356
Posted By Guards Red Car
So, if I understand you correctly, a dealer...

So, if I understand you correctly, a dealer cannot do better than the BMW FS residual on your original lease contract??

You are suggesting paying an additional $1,000 for CPO -- What will CPO get...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-18-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,356
Posted By Guards Red Car
End of Lease - Purchase Vehicle - Who Sets Price?

My 2009 750 lease ends in August - 49 % Residual - Purchase Option of $46,022 -- WHO do I negotiate with for the sale price? Do I negotiate with the nice folks on the telephone at BMW Financial...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-13-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,959
Posted By Guards Red Car
Can I get a DEAL on buying my leased 750 ??

Hi - Leased my 2009 750i Sport (MSRP 92,300/Cap Cost 86,400) August 2009 - ED, 7MSD's (BMW FS has my $8,400 MSD's on account) - 36 Monthly Payments $1,209 - Residual 49% - Purchase Option $46,022 -...
Forum: European Delivery 02-13-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 101,303
Posted By Guards Red Car
Alternate Official ED Photo Spot

Now that the iconic Castle is clad in unsightly scaffolding for the foreseeable future, is there an Alternate "Official" ED Photo Spot?

http://www.neuschwanstein.de/englisch/tourist/index.htm
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-16-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,861
Posted By Guards Red Car
A ONE year lease!! I cannot even begin to...

A ONE year lease!! I cannot even begin to imagine what kind of $$ Terms that entails!
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,922
Posted By Guards Red Car
Proof Positive that you got a speeding ticket!

One Hundred Euros handed over to the Uniformed Gentleman, a framable memento (receipt) mailed to me about six weeks after returning home.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-16-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,854
Posted By Guards Red Car
Since warranty replacement of whiny oil pump,...

Since warranty replacement of whiny oil pump, nearly one year later, 100% resolved - No residual issue whatsoever
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-16-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,228
Posted By Guards Red Car
Since warranty replacement of whiny oil pump,...

Since warranty replacement of whiny oil pump, nearly one year later, 100% resolved - No residual issue whatsoever
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-18-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,299
Posted By Guards Red Car
I find my steering to be very touchy,...

I find my steering to be very touchy, overreactive, artificial and requires as much attention as a sugared up hyperactive child! This is the most DISAPPOINTING performance feature of my 2009 750i...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-27-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,434
Posted By Guards Red Car
2013 and Beyond...BMW's Shell Game

I have continually confused (and a bit upset) with the new rollout protocol of the "next model year 7 series."

As I waited for my NEW 2009 European delivery 750 to arrive on our shores in October...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-13-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,461
Posted By Guards Red Car
My 2009 750i Sport with Integral Active Steering...

My 2009 750i Sport with Integral Active Steering had same problem last year, was remedied by service with the following description -- "Using ISTA/D Performed Active Steering Calibration, Clear Fault...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-18-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,367
Posted By Guards Red Car
Question for MINI/BMW Combo Dealers

Hi
Currently on my 2nd BMW Financial Services Lease (2009 7 Series) - I am in Good Standing with BMWFS
About to finance a Mini Countryman -- Does my good track record with BMW Financial Services...
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