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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-24-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,641
Posted By Ormond
Talking I always like these forums because I can learn...

I always like these forums because I can learn about the cars and share ideas.

However, I just got back from a short trip to the bank, and all I could think about is how hot it is in the car...
Forum: General BMW 05-24-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By Ormond
See the 7 series thread for the comfort access...

See the 7 series thread for the comfort access topic. I was getting locked in my 2009 750i!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-24-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Ormond
Thumbs up I got my car back on Friday the 21st. I had...

I got my car back on Friday the 21st. I had gotten used to driving the 328i loaner. My steering seems so light now. :)

I asked about getting the adapter for the iPhone 3GS, and my SA said that...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-24-2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,643
Posted By Ormond
I have a 2009 750i, the Jag dealer is offering me...

I have a 2009 750i, the Jag dealer is offering me $65K with 6500 miles and a MSRP of $96K.

I liked the Supercharged XJ too, but am worried about 1st year bugs.

Have you liked the Maserati?
...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-15-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Ormond
Talking I'm still without my car. I hope to hear from my...

I'm still without my car. I hope to hear from my SA soon. I've put 700 miles on the loaner.

I drove a 2011 Jaguar XJ Supercharged SWB yesterday. It's impressive, but not quite the ride & handling...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-12-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Ormond
I'm still without my 7. My SA informed me that...

I'm still without my 7. My SA informed me that the cable was held up by customs. I looked at the Infiniti M yesterday, but it would be a poor replacement.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-08-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,800
Posted By Ormond
Post My dealership put in Castrol Syntec 5W-30. I...

My dealership put in Castrol Syntec 5W-30. I think I added oil at less than 2,000 miles. I paid for oil at the dealership. I now have about 6,000 miles and have added another quart.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-07-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Ormond
Angry Update

I went to pick up my car earlier in the week, and the SA that brought the car around, and could not get out of the car without using the remote. I tried getting out myself and the door lock seemed a...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-04-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Ormond
Update: My SA says that the cable that was...

Update: My SA says that the cable that was ordered to fix my lock is back-ordered. My car might not be ready until Monday.:mad:

I'm tempted to pick up my car until the part arrives.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-03-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Ormond
Question Back in the Service Department

I dropped of my 750i this afternoon. Now that it locks the driver in each time the car is stopped, I hope that they can correctly diagnose the problems. We'll see if they replace my door handle...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-02-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,597
Posted By Ormond
Post 740s at US Dealers Now

When I was at my dealership on Saturday, I was surprised to see 4 of the new 7s. I looked at the MSRP and was shocked by the relatively low prices. My buddy noticed that they were 740s. One 740i was...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-01-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Ormond
Angry Update

I picked up my car today. The lock was replaced. I got home and was locked in my car. I made a video of my "escape attempt" and sent it to the service manager. Now I am locked in the car every time I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-28-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Ormond
Update

My SA called me and said they were able to duplicate the problem with the driver's door and that he is ordering a new locking mechanism. I asked about a new door handle too, and he didn't think that...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-28-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By Ormond
Question Radiator fan runs when car shut off

The last time I had my car in service it was for a check engine light. The car stumbled upon acceleration, and displayed a warning. When I got the car out of service, it was re-programmed.

Now...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-27-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Ormond
I have trouble locking my drivers door about once...

I have trouble locking my drivers door about once a day, and I have noticed a couple times that my door unlocks before i grab the handle. So at least you're not the only one. :)
My car is in...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-27-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Ormond
I checked the safety locks and I think they were...

I checked the safety locks and I think they were off, but even if they were on wouldn't the door open from the outside?

They are keeping the car overnight.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-27-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Ormond
Question Comfort Access Problems Here Too....

I have an 2009 750i. Sometimes when I try to exit or enter the car I have to pull my door handle several times for it to unlock. When I go to close the door, it occassionally locks and I cannot shut...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-20-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 44,131
Posted By Ormond
Vibration Issue

I just had my 2009 in the shop for the first time. I was accelerating quickly from a stop, and a warning light, "Engine Malfunction, Reduced Power" came on. It was in the shop for two days, and...
Forum: 6 Series 08-05-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,293
Posted By Ormond
I think I am going to pass on the used 6. My...

I think I am going to pass on the used 6. My dealer, I discovered today has a M5 available and I would rather have the extra room. Not sold on the SMG though...:dunno:

Oh well, it's nice to have...
Forum: 6 Series 08-04-2006, 01:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,293
Posted By Ormond
The options are: Packages/Options: Sport...

The options are:

Packages/Options:
Sport Package $1,800
Active Steering $1,250
Cold Weather Package $750
Active Cruise Control $2,200
Premium Sound Package $1,800
High Definition Radio...
Forum: 6 Series 08-04-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,293
Posted By Ormond
Question Advice Please: Buying Used 650

I looked at a used 2006 650 convertible with 400 miles. It was traded on a SL. The car stickered new at $88,500. The MB dealer wants $86. :thumbdwn:

How much of a discount will make it worthwhile...
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