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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-06-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,176
Posted By Wolfex
Any Reputable BMW Dealerships/Repair Shops in LA?

I agree with nospam. Those dealers provide great service. I went to century West with a friend who was picking up a new BMW and they offered to put my front license plate holder on for free even...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-06-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Wolfex
I am cursed with a lot of static. When I walk by...

I am cursed with a lot of static. When I walk by a wall I get shocked by the nails in the drywall under the paint.

But I work in aerospace and we have a lot of anti-static protocols. Static is...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-06-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,609
Posted By Wolfex
Sorry for your issues. I had a lot of problems...

Sorry for your issues. I had a lot of problems with my 2006 X3 but my 2013 X1 has been such a pleasure. I only took it in twice for the navigation recall and the break recall.

Keep all records...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 05-06-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,314
Posted By Wolfex
I had mine done last month. When they visually...

I had mine done last month. When they visually check out the cam shaft and is not part of the affected lot they will only install the sleeve. If it is part of the bad lot they will replace he...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-27-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Wolfex
You don't have to delete the phone. Go back into...

You don't have to delete the phone. Go back into the Bluetooth options for the connected phone. There is an icon looks like a phone and one that looks like a musical note. Re-enable the musical note...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-28-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By Wolfex
I don't have the problem that you describe. I too...

I don't have the problem that you describe. I too upgraded to the 5s from a 4 a few months ago. The only quirk I have is it doesn't always start playing via Bluetooth when first get into the car. I...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-16-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By Wolfex
The coldest starting temp for me was -18F for a 3...

The coldest starting temp for me was -18F for a 3 days and the X1 started up fine each time.


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By Wolfex
I have a 90% city street commute and I get around...

I have a 90% city street commute and I get around 21 mpg with Eco boost on. If I turn it of it goes down to about 18-19 mpg. If I drive more aggressively it goes down even more. So your dad's mpg is...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-16-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,608
Posted By Wolfex
I have the parking assist package also and it's...

I have the parking assist package also and it's awesome having the rear view camera.


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-16-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By Wolfex
I am biased against Audi A3 as mine was in the...

I am biased against Audi A3 as mine was in the shop for repairs a lot. I only had it 3 years and it was in the shop about 15 times. I didn't take it on long trips because it was so unreliable.
...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-16-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By Wolfex
I got one a few months after I bought the car. ...

I got one a few months after I bought the car.


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-09-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,657
Posted By Wolfex
A car order contract and purchase contracts are...

A car order contract and purchase contracts are two different documents. Order contracts probably have clauses like subject to change to protect the dealership. In California the deposit on a car...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-09-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By Wolfex
Sorry about your problem but hope it's fixed and...

Sorry about your problem but hope it's fixed and back soon. Of all the cars I have had in the past 12 years this X1 has been the most reliable. I have owned a 2004 VW Golf, 2005 Ford Escape Hybrid,...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-26-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,484
Posted By Wolfex
Guess who won against 2 ft of snow at -4F ?

There is if you drive an hour to Big Bear to go snowboarding :-)

Oh can be back by afternoon to enjoy the 75 degree weather.


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-20-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By Wolfex
First BMW, First Post!

Awesome car, congratulations!


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-17-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,484
Posted By Wolfex
Guess who won against 2 ft of snow at -4F ?

Awesome. I was up in June lake last year and was worried when the temp dropped to -15 degrees F one night but the next morning the X1 started right up.

412854


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-17-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,519
Posted By Wolfex
X1 M-sport

I live in LA and have the 18" staggered summer performance. I love the way the summer performance tires drive. It also makes the stance more aggressive looking IMHO. At the time I ordered the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-17-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,043
Posted By Wolfex
xDrive28i in the snow.

Yes your tires make all the difference,all seasons are not snow tires. I have a M-Sport xdrive28i with 18" summer staggered performance tires. I switched to 17" square tires for the winter. Up in the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-09-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,314
Posted By Wolfex
Recall for 2012-14 BMW X1 models with N20/N26 engines for loss of brake power

See the thread I posted a back in October (link http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=732497).

Not sure if they have a fix for the recall in this thread yet. My car was manufactured...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-09-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,314
Posted By Wolfex
Recall for 2012-14 BMW X1 models with N20/N26 engines for loss of brake power

There are two separate recalls regarding the power assist brakes. One affects N20 models only and there is a fix. The other covers N20 and N26 engine models and affects cars manufactured in the list...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-09-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wolfex
Installed Thule Aeroblade Edge roof rack on my X1

No I don't have a cargo box. Can't help you there.


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-03-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,223
Posted By Wolfex
Gas Tank Not Filling?

I also just read that if people over fill the gas tank the pumps vapor recovery system can suck gas up and foul the system. The next person using the pump can have issues with it not working properly...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-03-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wolfex
Installed Thule Aeroblade Edge roof rack on my X1

It can go either way. The snowboard/ski holder can carry two snowboards. One would face down and one would face up.


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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-03-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,980
Posted By Wolfex
New recall notice for X1 4 cyl BMW models

Update: I received a recall notice for this issue on Nov 29th. This is for the vacuum brake pump lubricant issue only and covers several other BMW models with the N20 engine. It says they have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-03-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By Wolfex
Anyone running dedicated winter tires on X3?

Try posting this in the X3 forum to get more replies.


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