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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 113
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Posted By wit3356
Did anyone see this strange video of X5? Is it...

Did anyone see this strange video of X5? Is it brake/accel mix-up? or unintended accel? I don't know whether this was already discussed in X5 threads.
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Oh, I forgot to mention. Don't speed in San...

Oh, I forgot to mention. Don't speed in San Diego. There are so many radar checks.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
DSX, My 335i is in the body shop until maybe...

DSX, My 335i is in the body shop until maybe after Thanskgivings. The estimate is over $11k. The towing guy messed it up with new scratches on the rear-wheel. But they will replace everything...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
DSX, I do honor your opinion. I read about the...

DSX, I do honor your opinion. I read about the Audi case, and I understood your point clearly.

IMHO, this Toyota case is quite different from the old Audi case. It is typical of the faults all...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
I agree. The message was not properly phrased.

I agree. The message was not properly phrased.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Sorry if I sounded like an expert. I just...

Sorry if I sounded like an expert. I just described the plain common sense.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
I agree with you on that ECM or ETC is...

I agree with you on that ECM or ETC is significantly better than old mechanical throttle systems. The current cars are also very fool-proof, and reliable. However, it is true only under the normal...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
True. But what I mean by fault is the case when...

True. But what I mean by fault is the case when the car sets the implausible events by itself, and doesn't know that it did. What you mean is the normal operation when the car detected faults. For...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Great post!!! LOL

Great post!!! LOL
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
They detect and store current faults, but not...

They detect and store current faults, but not intermittent faults. They didn't leave a trace of Check Engine faults at start in my 335i. It must have detected faults when starting and set the Check...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Hi all, I know this kind is a minor opinion...

Hi all,

I know this kind is a minor opinion in this forum, and don't intend to go on further.

Lastly, I copied the following from comments to the ABC news on the runaway Toyota. In all...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-09-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Maybe, but I have a habit of driving with my...

Maybe, but I have a habit of driving with my shoes off. I wear tight SAS shoes for comfort.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-09-2009, 06:45 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
The rear wheels were still spinning since the car...

The rear wheels were still spinning since the car stopped after its belly was landed. I turned off the car. It happened so suddenly, and I only remember that I held on to the wheel for the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-08-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Right. ECU is in charge - not driver. Drivers...

Right. ECU is in charge - not driver. Drivers may only take emergency measures. Hope the electronic throttle will soon be fail-safe.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-08-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Thanks for your kind words. I just registered to...

Thanks for your kind words. I just registered to Bimmerfest, and I expected friendly discussions on the car we all love to drive. I am concerned that we are going too far off. In another thread,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-08-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Thanks. I got your points. Let's not get...

Thanks. I got your points. Let's not get emotional any further. Best wishes.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-08-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
I agree with you. It is a joke, but half of the...

I agree with you. It is a joke, but half of the world lawyers are in the US, and its half are in California. It is easy to bash lawyers, but there should be something more to this class action. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Toyata already recalled the floor mat. The class...

Toyata already recalled the floor mat. The class action is not on the floor mat but on the ETC. The suit demands the ETC recall. The software is correct only when the computer is operating...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Well, the class-action suit was finally filed...

Well, the class-action suit was finally filed today in LA against Toyota for their unintended acceleration. I am not sure, but aren't Lexus and BMW buying the same ETC or ECM from the same OEM...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Driver error!! Well I hope so. Otherwise, I...

Driver error!! Well I hope so. Otherwise, I would not feel like driving further. We may want to believe cars are more reliable than they are though. Happy driving.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
You already saw so many replies on this. It was...

You already saw so many replies on this. It was my personal opinion.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Thanks for the information. There have been so...

Thanks for the information. There have been so many discussions already there, and most comments were useful. I learned a lot, and also mentally prepared myself for such situation.

By the way,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Right. Everyone should be prepared for safe...

Right. Everyone should be prepared for safe driving. Otherwise, it is very likely to lose our composure when we need it most. Things can get worse and out of control if not prepared. Happy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Wow. It must be a fun job. Thanks much. Great...

Wow. It must be a fun job. Thanks much. Great to hear the comments and a welcome from a professional driver. I like driving fast cars, but I haven't tried such heavy acceleration on the road. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,413
Posted By wit3356
Yes, it was a sad story. I live in San Diego,...

Yes, it was a sad story. I live in San Diego, and it was a big news. Even Toyota Chairman apologized in a press interview saying something like that customers buy Toyota for its safety, but he had...
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