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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-03-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 992
Posted By Gilgorm
You are correct. From the video, they do go...

You are correct. From the video, they do go after anything in the opposite door. My wife puts her purse in the back drivers seat if she is alone and stays in the car if we both go for gas. 99% of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-03-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 992
Posted By Gilgorm
Do the above. First pull--only drivers door and...

Do the above.
First pull--only drivers door and gas door unlock. Pump gas with only one car door unlocked, purse safely on passenger side with passenger door locked. If you leave the car to pay...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By Gilgorm
On a personal observation, my 100/15/2 amp...

On a personal observation, my 100/15/2 amp charger takes about 1.25 hours to fully charge the battery (on 15 amp) after I get the discharge message. Like Quacker, my message came on after the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-22-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,323
Posted By Gilgorm
My entire screen is black. There is no blue...

My entire screen is black. There is no blue portion. Once, but only once, this happened but disappeared upon restart. Unlike others, I don't feel this is normal. My $.02
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-15-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By Gilgorm
The video is excellent. I would add that the...

The video is excellent. I would add that the manual key also fits into the hole and can be used to push on the small clip to pop the cover. For any of you without access to a small screwdriver on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-10-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Gilgorm
The fob batteries certainly run down. They can...

The fob batteries certainly run down. They can last as little as year. Others seem to last forever. My 2012 fob battery is a simple watch-style battery CR2450 available anywhere. Check your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By Gilgorm
As Trian suggested, have you checked the sensor...

As Trian suggested, have you checked the sensor underneath. In another thread, from a while ago, the poster found gravel wedged underneath that was constantly shifting. As a result sometimes it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-01-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,821
Posted By Gilgorm
+1 Shell V-Power with no ethanol.

+1 Shell V-Power with no ethanol.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-28-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By Gilgorm
My car was a 'slightly used' car with 133km on it...

My car was a 'slightly used' car with 133km on it when I got it. The same rear passenger seat heating switch was pushed in slightly on the right side. I took the car in for its first oil change two...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,055
Posted By Gilgorm
I use AutoHold all the time. It does light up...

I use AutoHold all the time. It does light up the brake lights when it engages.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,218
Posted By Gilgorm
Based on all the gun responses, I'm going to add...

Based on all the gun responses, I'm going to add a pack of bandages to my sunglasses that currently occupy the space.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,846
Posted By Gilgorm
Woody +1 You have the upgraded system.

Woody +1 You have the upgraded system.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By Gilgorm
I agree with luigi. Are you saying your 'key fob...

I agree with luigi. Are you saying your 'key fob battery' is low? It has nothing to do with the car battery. BTW, if you are still under warranty, both the vehicle battery and fob battery are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,846
Posted By Gilgorm
I don't know the difference for the 2014s but the...

I don't know the difference for the 2014s but the 2012 difference was in the number of speakers. The HiFi had 12 speakers and the TopHiFi system had 16 with different auxiliary amps. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Gilgorm
As 'sonic' mentioned, the SAT can be used for...

As 'sonic' mentioned, the SAT can be used for very limited engine braking. The engine rev-matching feature limits its use for that particular purpose. For stronger engine braking, I use the console...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By Gilgorm
Your best bet would be finding an above-freezing...

Your best bet would be finding an above-freezing spot to park for a while. Hot/warm water may or may not work. It could just add more water and make your frozen problem worse.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,525
Posted By Gilgorm
Glad you got it working. Those electrical...

Glad you got it working.
Those electrical gremlins love to mess with BMWs.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,525
Posted By Gilgorm
I agree with Judy. Start over. Although as I...

I agree with Judy. Start over.
Although as I noted in Post #22, I don't have any profiles, now or ever, and the keys work perfectly as they are supposed too.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Gilgorm
Most tire manufacturers suggest a tire life of...

Most tire manufacturers suggest a tire life of 5-7 years. They will look fine but may not last as long as you hope. Tires exposed to excessive sunlight or electrical motors can start to breakdown...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,525
Posted By Gilgorm
My wife and I have radically different driving...

My wife and I have radically different driving positions. We have Comfort Access. When we actually open the driver's door, the seats, i-drive(split screen settings, etc), exterior mirrors, steering...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Gilgorm
Of the two, I had X-Ice on my retired E60. I was...

Of the two, I had X-Ice on my retired E60. I was very impressed with them. They were a Consumers Report top pick as well. They seemed good at everything, from packed snow to ice. As the season...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,116
Posted By Gilgorm
Like others, I used the Classic maps version all...

Like others, I used the Classic maps version all the time successfully then it stopped working. BMW Assist was very helpful (did take three people passing me around). I had to add a G-mail account...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-29-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By Gilgorm
Canadian F10s don't have TPMS but do have the...

Canadian F10s don't have TPMS but do have the cheaper FTM (Flat Tire Monitor) that uses the ABS system to determine the wheel rotation speeds. A low psi tire will turn at a different rate to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-21-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,407
Posted By Gilgorm
I've had two flats with run-flats, both on the...

I've had two flats with run-flats, both on the tread with long screws. The first was driven on with 0 psi for a distance and full load and the sidewalls were so badly damaged inside, that it had to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Gilgorm
Scheduled maintenance uses both. In your case...

Scheduled maintenance uses both. In your case the mileage will occur first so you can get a no-charge oil change at that time. The mileage will be reset to a new value at the time of the oil...
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