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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-20-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By mrashton
Yes, I had the same error on mine a couple of...

Yes, I had the same error on mine a couple of months ago. I could see which side's camera was at fault by pressing the side view camera button and watching the display which flashed up quickly and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-06-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,550
Posted By mrashton
In the UK all F10 M-Sports come with "704 - M...

In the UK all F10 M-Sports come with "704 - M Sport Suspension" unless specifically deleted as an option during the build process. They also come standard with 18" wheels. The 19" wheels are an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-06-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,550
Posted By mrashton
Other than lowering the car by 20mm or so, there...

Other than lowering the car by 20mm or so, there is little difference other than giving a harsher ride. I wouldn't worry about it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-06-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,550
Posted By mrashton
All M-Sport models regardless of engine size come...

All M-Sport models regardless of engine size come with the M-Sport suspension as standard in the UK. I assume that the car the OP has purchased was configured with the M-Sport suspension delete...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-31-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By mrashton
Did the MP4 files work before the coding? Can you...

Did the MP4 files work before the coding? Can you use the search function to find one of the songs in question to play it directly?

Are you selecting a playlist and after a while of thinking...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-30-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By mrashton
Follow the manufacturer's recommendations and...

Follow the manufacturer's recommendations and bodywork damage is unlikely. I used the snow chains on a packed road as a precaution and traction was excellent and confidence inspiring. I bought them...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-30-2016, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By mrashton
I have 245/40 19 tyres on my 5 series and bought...

I have 245/40 19 tyres on my 5 series and bought these for the annual ski trip: http://www.weissenfels.com/en/snow-chains/sette. There is a model for the tyre you mention in your original post and...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-27-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 91,771
Posted By mrashton
This thread:...

This thread: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=631884 has all you need to get yourself coding if you want to go the DIY route.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-24-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By mrashton
Happy to share the link with you. All it is is...

Happy to share the link with you. All it is is the schematic and information document for the Combox.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-24-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By mrashton
We have the touch controller in my wife's F45 and...

We have the touch controller in my wife's F45 and to be honest, we've never used the touch feature, looks cool though.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-24-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By mrashton
I haven't done the upgrade (my car had that...

I haven't done the upgrade (my car had that option already) but it looks like you need the Headunit which includes the harddrive and the screen and not much else. If you go for the later NBT version...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-24-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By mrashton
I've sent you a PM that may shed some light.

I've sent you a PM that may shed some light.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-24-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By mrashton
PM the last 7 digits of your VIN or decode your...

PM the last 7 digits of your VIN or decode your vin by searching for BMW VIN decode in google and post the output here. We can then see the options but unless you've got the Enhanced Bluetooth option...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-24-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By mrashton
Never use shoe polish on the car's leather. You...

Never use shoe polish on the car's leather. You will find leather dye specifically formulated for car interiors such as this one I found on the UK ebay site:...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-20-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,669
Posted By mrashton
So there has been lots of discussion and...

So there has been lots of discussion and speculation here. Did you speak to the sales person who was with you for their view as 2 cars one petrol and one diesel both had the same issue?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-20-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,669
Posted By mrashton
An MSport F10 with the same drivetrain and age as...

An MSport F10 with the same drivetrain and age as the original vehicle you test drove will give the same experience. MSport just give slightly lowered suspension (unless you delete that option) and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-20-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,669
Posted By mrashton
Turbo lag is the time delay in the accelerator...

Turbo lag is the time delay in the accelerator being pressed and the turbo providing the increase in intake pressure. On Modern cars, the turbo chargers kick in at far lower revs than in days of old...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-19-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,669
Posted By mrashton
That sounds like turbo lag to me and I really...

That sounds like turbo lag to me and I really doubt the Auto Hold function is the cause. I drive a 530d (UK) which is similar to the 535d in the US (although I have the first generation 3.0 at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-16-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By mrashton
Hi Tintin, You have the CIC head unit rather...

Hi Tintin,

You have the CIC head unit rather than NBT.

As you don't have the Combox (6VC) you aren't able to do this software update. Combox was only introduced into these cars around 09/2010.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-05-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 91,771
Posted By mrashton
I'm based in Kent in the UK and happy to help...

I'm based in Kent in the UK and happy to help with coding Fxx vehicles.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-19-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,533
Views: 95,080
Posted By mrashton
I've just checked and it looks like the correct...

I've just checked and it looks like the correct code for you to use in the Lookup.xml file is: 00A90027
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-19-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,533
Views: 95,080
Posted By mrashton
I have the Premium maps and not Next maps as you...

I have the Premium maps and not Next maps as you do so don't know the correct code. It took me a while to find the right information for the Lookup.xml file but this helped:

To get the correct...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-12-2016, 04:05 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,012
Posted By mrashton
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-12-2016, 01:57 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,012
Posted By mrashton
The latest Gracenote DB is 2015. As you have a...

The latest Gracenote DB is 2015. As you have a 2016 vehicle, what is your current version, you will need to access the Service menu to get this information?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-10-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,533
Views: 95,080
Posted By mrashton
With the great help and information from...

With the great help and information from ShawnSheridan and others who've posted in this thread, I've now successfully update my F11's Europe Premium map to 2016-2.
Thank you!:thumbup:
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