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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-01-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,326
Posted By JT 550i SD
check your door seals

your rubber door seals may have come in contact with wax which will make them creak. clean the door seals and jams , see if that makes it go away..
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By JT 550i SD
well discussed problem, but no resolution..

my MY 2011 550i with iPod classic 160Gb has been doing this since day 1. didn't happen on my prior MY 2008 e60 550. Dealer has never been able to diagnose it, but the strong hunch its a BMW SW...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,411
Posted By JT 550i SD
If it happens again I will suggest , no encourage...

If it happens again I will suggest , no encourage this step- THANKS
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,411
Posted By JT 550i SD
Round 4

had another injector fail! injector in cylinder 2 replaced yesterday after car shuddered upon startup- CEL stayed on. MY CA and BMW swat team a bit perplexed as they are clear on history, newly...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,809
Posted By JT 550i SD
no reason to go to LA. you can easily get LA...

no reason to go to LA. you can easily get LA prices here in SD. PM me if you would like a referral
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,847
Posted By JT 550i SD
Just replaced my 1 yr old Bridgestone Potenza...

Just replaced my 1 yr old Bridgestone Potenza S-04 NON run flats with the A/s 3's. got only 18K miles on the S04's, hoping for more longevity with the A/S 3's. So far the road feel, tip in,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-17-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,959
Posted By JT 550i SD
1977 VW Rabbit 1984 Honda Accord LX 1987...

1977 VW Rabbit
1984 Honda Accord LX
1987 Honda Accord LXi
1990 Nissan Maxima SE
1993 BMW 325iA
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited (wifes)
2001 Audi A6 2.7T
2004 Acura MDX (Wifes)
2005 BMW 545iA...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-16-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,411
Posted By JT 550i SD
Fuel Injectors replaced AGAIN

Last week my '11 550i started running/idling rough resulting first in CEL coming on, then drivetrain malfunction warning flashing in vehicle status.

same thing happened about a year ago, @ 21K...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-05-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,834
Posted By JT 550i SD
my '11 F10 has 37,000 trouble free miles, has...

my '11 F10 has 37,000 trouble free miles, has been far more reliable than my prior 2 E60's

That said, I prepared for some issues, bought the 100K extended warranty to limit out of pocket repairs...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-30-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By JT 550i SD
Yes- BUT iPhone 5 is not compatible yet. ...

Yes- BUT iPhone 5 is not compatible yet.

when the heck is the new media adapter for iPhone 5 gonna be available??
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-29-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By JT 550i SD
about 9 MOS @ 24K MILES ago my CEL came on/went...

about 9 MOS @ 24K MILES ago my CEL came on/went off intermittently. Dealer discovered I had 2 bad injectors- they replaced them all 8 OF THEM- took 1 day. No PROBLEM SINCE
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-27-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,830
Posted By JT 550i SD
Nice- but I have done the same MULTIPLE...

Nice- but I have done the same MULTIPLE times...and then WHAM..the iPod locks up or isnt recognized by combox...AGAIN. sorry to yell...just pisses me off.

yes- have latest BMW SW, just updated ,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-23-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,664
Posted By JT 550i SD
2011 born 4/11 put in service 5/11 now with...

2011 born 4/11 put in service 5/11 now with 35,000 nearly flawless miles
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By JT 550i SD
Dump the run flats. I did, now Have...

Dump the run flats.

I did, now Have Bridgestone Potenza S04's- with a mobility kit in the trunk in case of a flat tire

They are so much better, road feel, response, tip in, cornering- the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-16-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,099
Posted By JT 550i SD
AW . Having had a series of dark metallic cars...

AW . Having had a series of dark metallic cars prior to this, very happy with this selection
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,756
Posted By JT 550i SD
M5 Grilles on AW 550iM Sport

I like the M5 variation on my Alpine White 550i. The black fins give it a sport look while the chrome outer trim complements the other chrome trim on the car..
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-11-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,808
Posted By JT 550i SD
I did the exact same thing- took 5 minutes...

I did the exact same thing- took 5 minutes including cleaning grille area - new grilles snap right in- no tools, just careful soft but firm pull/tug.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-06-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,187
Posted By JT 550i SD
that is awesome!!! you will remember that...

that is awesome!!! you will remember that forever.

Funny , my '08 550i arrived in Port Hueneme on the same ship - Sagittarius Leader - in 2008
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-06-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,657
Posted By JT 550i SD
Primary reason was anticipated better tread wear-...

Primary reason was anticipated better tread wear- with little if any performance sacrifice for my style and daily driving use, second was lower cost.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-05-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,657
Posted By JT 550i SD
Nope, other than you don't have a spare if you...

Nope, other than you don't have a spare if you get a felt, but that is solved by a SLime or similar mobility kit.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-05-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,657
Posted By JT 550i SD
new tires - first impression

Disposed of the Michelin Primacy OEM RunFlats with a major upgrade to Bridgestone Potenza S-04's Non Runflats ( Thanks T.J.)

what a difference..

-I can feel the road- the dumbed down isolation...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-08-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,361
Posted By JT 550i SD
had something similar.... my check...

had something similar....

my check engine/emissions light came on.

dealer originally changed a o2 sensor, but light came back on.

car was escalated to special tech team- they found 2...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-30-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By JT 550i SD
looks like a stripped down basic 550i- keep...

looks like a stripped down basic 550i- keep looking

no sport pkg, driver assist, convenience, premium, etc.

and overpriced .....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-17-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,468
Posted By JT 550i SD
they are not: here are the part #'s ...

they are not: here are the part #'s

51138054491 GRILLE, FRONT, L
51138054492 GRILLE, FRONT, R

but be on notice that there seems to be a problem at the plant in Poland where they are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-17-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,468
Posted By JT 550i SD
or have it bother the heck out of me. Have let...

or have it bother the heck out of me. Have let getbmwparts .com of the dilemma, stay tuned
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