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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-17-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By radarguy
Not an uncommon problem. See this thread...

Not an uncommon problem. See this thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8147802#post8147802) and be prepared to wait.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-16-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By radarguy
The contacts in your phone are displayed only if...

The contacts in your phone are displayed only if your phone is connected to the car. Turn your phone off and they disappear from iDrive. An additional set of contacts can be permanently added to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-13-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By radarguy
In the U.S. you can buy the USB stick and FSC...

In the U.S. you can buy the USB stick and FSC code from the dealer's parts department and do it yourself or pay the dealer to do it. So that part of it should not be a problem. Disconnecting the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-13-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By radarguy
It actually takes an hour or two to update the...

It actually takes an hour or two to update the nav. I did it on my 2011. You can turn the car off and when you turn it back on, the update will resume where you left off. I'm not sure, but doing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-13-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By radarguy
Those built Sept 2010 or later seem to be fine...

Those built Sept 2010 or later seem to be fine except for the 19" LS2 tires which you probably have on your 2012. So you know how well they do or do not work for you in your area. I have a 2011...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-11-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 576
Posted By radarguy
Make sure they didn't apply a lifetime limit of...

Make sure they didn't apply a lifetime limit of $2,000 or something. I nearly ended up one like that and it was noticeably cheaper than BMWs.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-11-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,905
Posted By radarguy
I got the My BMW Remote Aoo to work on my 2011...

I got the My BMW Remote Aoo to work on my 2011 535. Is this different than BMW Connected app?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-08-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,905
Posted By radarguy
Based on this thread I decided to install the app...

Based on this thread I decided to install the app on my Samsung S4 yesterday. It does work on my 2011, but takes about 45-60 seconds to connect to the car. I don't think the app is very useful...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-08-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By radarguy
Iím in the same situation as you are. I donít...

Iím in the same situation as you are. I donít think cost is a major consideration as some suggest, but it would be less expensive to keep the old car. As an example, my 2011 535 had a $72,000...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,288
Posted By radarguy
I would start lining up my legal alternatives if...

I would start lining up my legal alternatives if they tried to delay further unless they give you a date certain within a week. The pulling right problem was an early 2011 model (prior to September...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By radarguy
See this thread ...

See this thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=664100) for map updates. You can DIY for about US$50 or at the dealer for considerably more. The display change may be possible...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By radarguy
Check Vehicle Status/Service Required in iDrive...

Check Vehicle Status/Service Required in iDrive for past due or up coming maintenance items that will be paid for under the BMW 50,0000 mi/4 year agreement. If the maintenance agreement is still in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-05-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,834
Posted By radarguy
The fuse panel behind the glove box is reached by...

The fuse panel behind the glove box is reached by opening the glove box door and removing the panel in the rear of the glove box. Removing the side panel on the dash allows you to route the wire to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-29-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By radarguy
There are a couple of threads on this forum that...

There are a couple of threads on this forum that address this. The dealer removed mine in three minutes, but this was only three months after the car was assembled.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-28-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,556
Posted By radarguy
JTIETEL: I know of no lawsuits against BMW...

JTIETEL:
I know of no lawsuits against BMW regarding the tires. I for one went through the process of filing a lemon law case with the State of Connecticut. No lawyer is needed in my state and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-28-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,288
Posted By radarguy
My $.02. Based on experiences with my 2011 F10ís...

My $.02. Based on experiences with my 2011 F10ís multiple tire failures:

1. If it is not a readily identifiable and/or fixable problem, they will ignore the problem both at the dealer and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-26-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By radarguy
Since the problem appears to be associated with...

Since the problem appears to be associated with the warning tone advisory then that is most likely the circuitry where the fault is located. A good trouble shooter would "jiggle" the associated...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-24-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By radarguy
The car can be serviced at no cost under the...

The car can be serviced at no cost under the original four year maintenance agreement as long as you have not exceeded 50,000 miles. This includes brake service and oil changes.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-20-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By radarguy
OP is looking at a 6 cylinder.

OP is looking at a 6 cylinder.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-19-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By radarguy
I have a 2011 sport with DHP and have experienced...

I have a 2011 sport with DHP and have experienced no vibration at idle. Be prepared to replace the 19" Sport tires on a regular basis due to failures if you live in the Northeast or anywhere the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-19-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By radarguy
The door gasket on my E39 had a similar problem...

The door gasket on my E39 had a similar problem and was covered.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-19-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By radarguy
If you use a cooler chest and plastic containers...

If you use a cooler chest and plastic containers filled with a frozen solution, you avoid the potential problems of a leaking chest filled with ice.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-18-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By radarguy
Top view along with park distance control and the...

Top view along with park distance control and the rear view camera are invaluable for parking this behemoth. No reliability problems in 42 months for me.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 893
Posted By radarguy
Dynamic routing was offf. Even if it was on, I...

Dynamic routing was offf. Even if it was on, I can't imagine a 500 mile detour.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 893
Posted By radarguy
It routed me from Hyannis to somewhere near...

It routed me from Hyannis to somewhere near Ottawa then to Freeport. There were no intermediate points entered as evidenced by the fact that it gave me the correct route as an alternative route. ...
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