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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,369
Posted By jd101
do they cover the clutch?

Does anyone know if any of these extended warranties cover the clutch if it needs to be replaced?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By jd101
Can you point me to the specific language in the...

Can you point me to the specific language in the maintenance agreement that shows the clutch is covered? Thanks!

I see this language under Coverage in the maintenance agreement: "Additional items...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By jd101
Yeah, in hindsight, I should have pushed back...

Yeah, in hindsight, I should have pushed back harder with the dealer in the first place when they said it wasn't covered under warranty, instead of taking it to the independent mechanic. Lesson...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By jd101
premature clutch failure on 2010 535xiT

I wanted to share our story to see if there are any others like it out there...

We have a 2010 E61, 6-spd manual, purchased new in November 2009. A week ago, with only 35,000 miles on it, the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,784
Posted By jd101
We just had the same issue with our 2010 535...

We just had the same issue with our 2010 535 wagon with 5,400 miles on it. We had a few long engine cranks and then got the "engine malfunction - reduced power" message while driving. Took it in to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 996
Posted By jd101
another one

My wife experienced the long crank problem yesterday and then later while driving got an engine warning light symbol. She shut down the car waited a bit and restarted it and the warning light was...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By jd101
We have the black leather and bamboo trim and...

We have the black leather and bamboo trim and both my wife and I think it looks great/sporty. The bamboo trim is not solid black, but has some nice dark brownish hues that come out in certain light....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By jd101
Right on! I picked up our '10 535xiT 6MT in...

Right on! I picked up our '10 535xiT 6MT in Munich in November. It's a beaut. We plan to own it a long time.

I just saw an article on Edmund's Inside Line that said BMW only sold 878 5-series...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By jd101
2) I have to hold the button on the key fob for a...

2) I have to hold the button on the key fob for a second or so, but then it does raise the tailgate.

3) The yellow sticker says it is the pressure "for over 100 mph." I went with what was stated...
Forum: European Delivery 12-22-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,414
Posted By jd101
Mine is scheduled to arrive at my dealer in the...

Mine is scheduled to arrive at my dealer in the Bay Area on Dec. 30. Shows up as having just arrived today at the prep center.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-02-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,260
Posted By jd101
Since I am ordering a 2010 535ix wagon I emailed...

Since I am ordering a 2010 535ix wagon I emailed Mike Miller (Roundel Tech Talk) for his thoughts on the N54 HPFP issue. Here is part of his response to me:

"Like any other part on the car, the...
Forum: European Delivery 08-22-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By jd101
I'm doing my second ED with Danny Andrade at...

I'm doing my second ED with Danny Andrade at Concord BMW -- their ED/internet specialist. I've found him to be extremely responsive via email and very competent. He's gone above and beyond in terms...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-12-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By jd101
Can you provide more details on this program? I...

Can you provide more details on this program? I leased an '07 X3 and am doing an ED purchase in November, likely financed via BMWFS. BMWFS didn't mention anything about it when I talked to them....
Forum: European Delivery 08-07-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By jd101
Thanks for the feedback. I scheduled my pick-up...

Thanks for the feedback. I scheduled my pick-up time for 9am, Nov. 3.

Re: the factory tour times, the friendly BMW ED woman said that they reserve spots for ED'ers for the 11:30am daily tour and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By jd101
Yep. I just changed our order. We're gettin' the...

Yep. I just changed our order. We're gettin' the manual!
Forum: European Delivery 08-06-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By jd101
timing of car pick-up and factory tour

The factory tour starts at 11:30am. How much time should I allow for picking up the car before I do the tour? For example, does a 10am or 10:30am pick-up time leave plenty of time to get to the tour...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By jd101
looking for feedback on 535ix manual trans

We've got a 535ixT wagon on ED order for early November delivery. We were planning to go with the Steptronic, but are now having second thoughts about getting the 6-spd manual instead (both my wife...
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,062
Posted By jd101
Is there on-street parking available around the...

Is there on-street parking available around the Marriott, or is their parking garage the only practical option? Thanks.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,030
Posted By jd101
Yes, and it made my wife happy too. :) She said...

Yes, and it made my wife happy too. :) She said she was fine with whatever I decided, but later when I told her I wanted to get the NAV she was really excited -- and she'll be driving the car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By jd101
You've probably already thought of this, but to...

You've probably already thought of this, but to create some extra room for your dog when you've got luggage, etc. you could get a cargo box for the roof of the wagon.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,030
Posted By jd101
Thanks for the links Kzang. I came across them...

Thanks for the links Kzang. I came across them when I was doing my iDrive/Nav research earlier this week. The instructions for the flash-to-hard drive transfer will definitely come in handy!

So I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,030
Posted By jd101
We decided to order the NAV. The HD radio/hard...

We decided to order the NAV. The HD radio/hard drive storage, along with the features/quality of the new Nav system itself, clinched it. Now we'll have even more reason to take some nice long road...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,030
Posted By jd101
Just to confirm: the Nav will work as-is in...

Just to confirm: the Nav will work as-is in Germany?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,030
Posted By jd101
thanks

I appreciate all the responses and points of view on this. I didn't know about some of the additional features of the Nav mentioned above. I'm still on the fence...

Obviously, spending the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,030
Posted By jd101
To NAV or not to NAV?

Our X3 lease is up in a few months and we are movin' on up to a 2010 535xi wagon. We're planning to do a European Delivery purchase not lease this time we only put 8k/year on the X3 -- and are...
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