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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-08-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By vbbuilt
Talking Sorry to hear about your bad problems with GEICO....

Sorry to hear about your bad problems with GEICO. I've been with them for over 25 years and never a problem. Unfortunately, I've had several accidents (totaled three cars) but in every case, my...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-02-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By vbbuilt
Ignoring the X1 for a moment, have you had...

Ignoring the X1 for a moment, have you had success with voice recognition in other cars or with your cell phone, i.e. SIRI in the iPhone? Any issues?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-25-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By vbbuilt
Are traffic alerts affecting your routing?

Are traffic alerts affecting your routing?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-03-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By vbbuilt
I've never had a problem with opening/closing the...

I've never had a problem with opening/closing the liftgate. It's pretty small and light compared to other SUVs, so why are you going through all this trouble trying to find a solution?

Vince
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-15-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By vbbuilt
Interior fog is the result of high humidity...

Interior fog is the result of high humidity inside the cabin. Keep your A/C on, it dehumidifies the interior. Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-07-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By vbbuilt
2013 model here and have 35K on originals, so...

2013 model here and have 35K on originals, so will replace before winter. I've been pleased with the RFT and no complaints. This is a lease, so have to replace with RFT.

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-02-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By vbbuilt
I'm very tempted to go this route, but want to be...

I'm very tempted to go this route, but want to be sure what I'm getting into.

So where specifically is the ODB connector under the dash? What am I looking for?

Thanks, Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-30-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By vbbuilt
I'm a very willing student and all ears! :)

I'm a very willing student and all ears! :)
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-30-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,004
Posted By vbbuilt
Coding of X1

Hi y'all !

I've seen numerous posts about dealers providing a complimentary, one-time s/w coding changes, right? Is that a given? Is that something dealers do for good will or is it something...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By vbbuilt
Ah thanks for the clarification! Vince.

Ah thanks for the clarification!

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By vbbuilt
Really curious now. I've a 2013 xdrive28i and has...

Really curious now. I've a 2013 xdrive28i and has that MPG guage. I thought all U.S. production units had the MPG guage ? Maybe I'm mistaken as Stone in canada has the MPG and apparently so does...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-05-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By vbbuilt
Send to Car? I'm using Google Maps on my desktop...

Send to Car? I'm using Google Maps on my desktop and I don't see that option? :dunno:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-30-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,861
Posted By vbbuilt
Amen to that! Everyone knows that the GPS in BMW...

Amen to that! Everyone knows that the GPS in BMW is ancient technology. Heck it can't even pronounce street names. I've an old Garmin I use on my motorcycle and it can run circles around the BMW...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-22-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,359
Posted By vbbuilt
That is correct. ASS only engages if sensors...

That is correct. ASS only engages if sensors determine that there's enough charge in the battery to restart the engine and to continue providing power to other systems, such as your entertainment...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-22-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,359
Posted By vbbuilt
What you say isn't necessarily true. If I know...

What you say isn't necessarily true. If I know I'm going to park somewhere, i.e. pull into a parking spot, once I stop, with the foot still on the brake pedal, I push and hold the start/stop button,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-17-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By vbbuilt
And you need to get that inspection done ASAP. As...

And you need to get that inspection done ASAP. As time goes by, that crack, untreated, gets worse. At a certain point, the only option will be to replace the entire windshield.

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-17-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By vbbuilt
And you need to get that inspection done ASAP. As...

And you need to get that inspection done ASAP. As time goes by, that crack, untreated, gets worse. At a certain point, the only option will be to replace the entire windshield.

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-12-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By vbbuilt
After I saw your question, I tried again and...

After I saw your question, I tried again and there does seem to be a sync problem. Hadn't really noticed it earlier, but then again, it's a slight delay, not too objectionable. This isn't something...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-11-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By vbbuilt
YouTube audio playback

I've the tech package. I use the USB cable to playback tracks on my iPhone. I was parked, sitting in the vehicle, listening to my music and looking at Facebook. Found a Facebook posting that had an...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-03-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By vbbuilt
I average around 23 mpg. Vince.

I average around 23 mpg.

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-13-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By vbbuilt
I see very little differences between my 2013 and...

I see very little differences between my 2013 and the pics in this thread. Nothing to get excited about.

Vince
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-18-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By vbbuilt
??? When I lock, the horn never sounds. ...

???

When I lock, the horn never sounds. It's an electronic double-chirp. There's a distinct difference.

Vince
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-18-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By vbbuilt
You won't be able to show Pandora in your...

You won't be able to show Pandora in your presets, like you can for FM, AM, or Sat stations. That's because you're connected thru the USB cable.

Vince.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-14-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By vbbuilt
Yes it does, downloading music via Pandora counts...

Yes it does, downloading music via Pandora counts against your data plan, same as if you watched youtube video, downloaded music via iTunes, or downloaded apps when not connected via WiFi, but I've...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-30-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By vbbuilt
I have the iDrive and the doors do NOT...

I have the iDrive and the doors do NOT automatically unlock.

Vince.
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