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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 06-13-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By jwanes
My car has been doing this for the last 6 months....

My car has been doing this for the last 6 months. it was diagnosed as needing a new valve body. I have not fixed it yet and as long as it doesn't get any worse I will leave it alone. It happens...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-21-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,848
Posted By jwanes
I have been driving the car this way for the last...

I have been driving the car this way for the last 6 months. It happens every few days. I have decided not to fix it for the time being. If it gets worse I may bite the bullet and get it fixed.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-06-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By jwanes
The message was gone this morning. Let's see if...

The message was gone this morning. Let's see if it comes back.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-05-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By jwanes
rear camera malfunction

Yesterday i got a "rear Camera malfunction" warning but the camera works fine. Any idea what it could be?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-27-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By jwanes
I had that done a couple of weeks ago. it is an...

I had that done a couple of weeks ago. it is an update for the service intervals.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-14-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By jwanes
I have been having this same issue for 2+ months...

I have been having this same issue for 2+ months now. mine does it when warm, not cold not hot. I had it diagnosed by the dealer and an indy as a faulty mechatronics, just like the fault report. ...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-21-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By jwanes
Thanks for the response. What special tools...

Thanks for the response. What special tools would I need?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-20-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By jwanes
lower control arm replacement

Anyone know how difficult it is to replace the lower front forward control arms? My hydraulic bushings are worn out. It looks like they sell the bushing by itself. Is it easy enough to replace...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-20-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,874
Posted By jwanes
I had my valve stem seals changed a year and a...

I had my valve stem seals changed a year and a half ago at the dealer and it did not reduce the oil consumption. So it is not always the valve stem seals.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-27-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By jwanes
Yes my valve stem seals were replaced 18 months...

Yes my valve stem seals were replaced 18 months ago for oil consumption and it got a little bit better but still consumes 1L every 1000-1200km.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-15-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,848
Posted By jwanes
I was quoted C$6000+tax by the dealer, but I...

I was quoted C$6000+tax by the dealer, but I asked them to see what they can do for me. In the mean time I am getting quotes and second opinions on the diagnosis from Indy's. I picked the car up...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-13-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,848
Posted By jwanes
Heard back from the dealer and it looks like the...

Heard back from the dealer and it looks like the car needs a mechatronics unit. Does that seem right, the car only has 118Kkm (73000miles)?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-08-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By jwanes
Any BMW techs out there know what this is all...

Any BMW techs out there know what this is all about?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-07-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By jwanes
service code 12 82 15

I logged on to MyBMW website and this code was listed for my car. Does anyone know what it is for or have a copy of the bulletin?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-05-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,848
Posted By jwanes
In my case the door was closed and the...

In my case the door was closed and the transmission went to N and started flashing and would not go into Park regardless of whether the parking brake was on or not. I drove the car several times...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-05-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,848
Posted By jwanes
today the car would not go into park while this...

today the car would not go into park while this message was displayed and the neutral light was flashing. It eventually went into park. Any idea what it could be? I called BMW and they were not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-04-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,386
Posted By jwanes
My car has that colour please see below.

My car has that colour please see below.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-03-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,848
Posted By jwanes
No, flat surface.

No, flat surface.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-03-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,848
Posted By jwanes
transmission. secure vehicle against rolling by applying parking brake

the last couple of days I am getting this message when I put the car in Park. No driveability issue noticed. Anyone else experienced this? Does anyone know what the cause could be?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-28-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By jwanes
tires installed inside out: Any issues?

I just noticed that one of my rear tires, continental ExtremeContact DW, is installed inside out. I will get it fixed but wanted to know what issues if any that would cause. I just put the summer...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-24-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,047
Posted By jwanes
What did they give you for your car?

What did they give you for your car?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-10-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,617
Posted By jwanes
Mine was done 3 of weeks ago. Everything other...

Mine was done 3 of weeks ago. Everything other than the chains were changed (chains were changed last year).
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-08-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,047
Posted By jwanes
BMW does not appear to be consistent with their...

BMW does not appear to be consistent with their loaner policy. I guess it depends on many other factors that we are not aware of. When my car was under the original warranty I was once charged the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-06-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,047
Posted By jwanes
It's running great so far.

It's running great so far.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-06-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,047
Posted By jwanes
PM sent.

PM sent.
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