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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,009
Posted By jimpal
Agree it's not a big deal, but perhaps it depends...

Agree it's not a big deal, but perhaps it depends on the car's configuration. Steering is fine in my 2014 AWD Luxury Line Sports Wagon.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,009
Posted By jimpal
I love the way my new 2014 328xi Sports Wagon...

I love the way my new 2014 328xi Sports Wagon feels. My previous BMW's have all been 5-series, and I enjoyed them all. Particularly my 2012 535xi I just turned in. But I wanted something a bit...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-24-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 979
Posted By jimpal
I agree. When I took delivery of my 2012 535xi...

I agree. When I took delivery of my 2012 535xi nearly three years ago, there were active threads here on how tires were developing bubbles and wheel damage, particularly with 19" wheels. I bought the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-22-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,074
Posted By jimpal
Oh good! I finally got to sleep last night when I...

Oh good! I finally got to sleep last night when I decided my thick tortoise-shell (not black) framed glasses would be OK. :)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-21-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,074
Posted By jimpal
Thick black framed glasses? :dunno:

Thick black framed glasses? :dunno:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-21-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,074
Posted By jimpal
Thanks for your good comments, but I don't get...

Thanks for your good comments, but I don't get this one. Sometimes I can be a bit slow, and a little more explanation would be appreciated.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-03-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By jimpal
You ran the battery voltage down to the point...

You ran the battery voltage down to the point that it didn't have enough oomph to move the window. The clicking sound confirms that. When you restarted the car your electrical system restored enough...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-17-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By jimpal
Out of the Blue - Reset TPM - Why?

Right in the middle of a 250-mile drive today I received an alarm showing I must reset the Tire Pressure Monitor, which would not go away. I followed instructions, stopped, checked pressures all...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-07-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By jimpal
This interior looks great. However, I don't see...

This interior looks great. However, I don't see it on the BMW "build your own" website. Does it take some kind of special order to get it?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-05-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,185
Posted By jimpal
Here we go again!

Here we go again!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,185
Posted By jimpal
Sophisto, you can be a bit preachy. And it seems...

Sophisto, you can be a bit preachy. And it seems that you take some comments ("bigger is better") perhaps more seriously than they were intended. It's not clear that you have any experience driving...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-29-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,228
Posted By jimpal
Actually it doesn't. I've used the same lower...

Actually it doesn't. I've used the same lower case email address throughout. Safari browser. The real key here is simply using classic Google maps.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-28-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,228
Posted By jimpal
Thanks, but for me the advice given by asunners...

Thanks, but for me the advice given by asunners for going back to classic Google on Safari, and ErnestHouse for the new "My BMW Remote" app above both do the job just fine, without needing a new...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,228
Posted By jimpal
Got it. Same thing happened to me when...

Got it. Same thing happened to me when installing. Now that I have the right version I see how to search the map and send the location to the car. Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,228
Posted By jimpal
Thanks for your info on another way to do it.

Thanks for your info on another way to do it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,228
Posted By jimpal
Thanks, but the latest version of the "My BMW...

Thanks, but the latest version of the "My BMW Remote" on my iPhone doesn't seem to have this capability as far as I can see. Is there something I should do to be able to access it?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,228
Posted By jimpal
Thanks. Works just as you said when you use the...

Thanks. Works just as you said when you use the "Help" button. Now the "send to car' feature is back.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,228
Posted By jimpal
How do I do that? I just use the Google Maps...

How do I do that? I just use the Google Maps version that shows up from Google on my browser, and don't see how I can revert.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,228
Posted By jimpal
Has Google Maps Lost "Send to Car" Again?

Today I tried to send a destination from Google Maps to my car, as usual, but there doesn't seem to be a way to do it now. Up to now I have been able to click on a destination symbol, select "more,"...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 24,246
Posted By jimpal
You are correct, the battery is in the rear. The...

You are correct, the battery is in the rear. The connector under the hood I mentioned (possibly could have been clearer) is called the "starting aid terminal" and is directly connected to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 24,246
Posted By jimpal
Charging the battery is particularly easy in a...

Charging the battery is particularly easy in a F10. No need to disconnect anything. Simply raise the hood, attach the positive lead from the charger to the positive connection on the battery (covered...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 24,246
Posted By jimpal
I don't understand why this seems wrong to you. ...

I don't understand why this seems wrong to you.

I also have a 2012 535xi and received the same "Charge Battery" warning when I returned to my garage and shut the car down after a short drive here...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-14-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 77,769
Posted By jimpal
Do we have a posts per year record here? 1004...

Do we have a posts per year record here? 1004 posts in exactly one year since I started this thread on this day last December.

Of course, the hero of this thread is shawnsheridan, who has kept it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-29-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,971
Posted By jimpal
Sophisto, I got a good laugh out of your...

Sophisto, I got a good laugh out of your practical reply to this post. On the other hand, since I am more likely the age of the OP's father, I couldn't possibly agree with your advice. Dad should go...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,277
Posted By jimpal
Depends on the dealer, apparently. Always a new...

Depends on the dealer, apparently. Always a new BMW, at least a 3-series, whenever I leave my 5 for service at Motorwerks in Minneapolis. No special request; it just happens.
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