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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-17-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 66,103
Posted By INTREPID
FYI for those who don't know BMW engine model...

FYI for those who don't know BMW engine model numbers off the top of their head - Recall applies to:

The N20 and N26 which are the turbocharged straight-4 engine. The Straight-6 Turbo (N55) is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-16-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
Thanks, didn't know that.

Thanks, didn't know that.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-16-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
2014 xDrive is only a 0.59" (15 mm) higher; not...

2014 xDrive is only a 0.59" (15 mm) higher; not perceptible to the human eye.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-15-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 44,951
Posted By INTREPID
"Drivetrain Malfunction" is like a check engine...

"Drivetrain Malfunction" is like a check engine light or idiot light. It can mean a malfunction with any part of the transmission or the engine. For me, it was the turbo. Only BMW can read and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-15-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 44,951
Posted By INTREPID
wallydc, what are coding changes? Just curious....

wallydc, what are coding changes? Just curious. Hope you get it resolved soon.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-15-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
Post Final Update on my Repair. My 2014 435i xDrive...

Final Update on my Repair. My 2014 435i xDrive was in the shop for 2 weeks. I had a 2014 3-series loaner. The cause of the "Drivetrain Malfunction" was a defective Turbo. Specifically, a sensor...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-15-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 44,951
Posted By INTREPID
Post Final Update on my Repair. My 2014 435i xDrive...

Final Update on my Repair. My 2014 435i xDrive was in the shop for 2 weeks. I had a 2014 3-series loaner. The cause of the "Drivetrain Malfunction" was a defective Turbo. Specifically, a sensor...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-14-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 44,951
Posted By INTREPID
I agree with Michael. My family has owned /...

I agree with Michael. My family has owned / leased 7 BMWs. Never had a problem until now. It was an issue in the first 100 miles and they fixed it. Picking up my 2014 435i tomorrow and I've been...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-14-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 44,951
Posted By INTREPID
Sorry to hear. By the way, Drivetrain...

Sorry to hear. By the way, Drivetrain Malfunction is generic. In can mean a malfunction in many things from a transmission, to the turbo to the engine to something minor. Only BMW can read the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-14-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 44,951
Posted By INTREPID
They are replacing my 4-series turbo (now has the...

They are replacing my 4-series turbo (now has the electronic waste gate) and I'm expecting the car back this week. They tracked the sensor error to this part. Specifically, the waste-gate sensor. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-06-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By INTREPID
I've had both of these all season high...

I've had both of these all season high performance tires and they were very good:

Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Michelin Pilot Sport A/S (more expensive)

Check out reviews at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-06-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By INTREPID
FYI 2014 435i Tire Note: The 19" wheels come with...

FYI 2014 435i Tire Note: The 19" wheels come with the highly rated Pirelli P-Zero tires (Run Flat)

Consumer Reports:
A top rated tire with impressive dry and wet grip and handling.
Excellent...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-06-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
10,000 miles

10,000 miles
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-05-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By INTREPID
What's RFs? :confused:

What's RFs? :confused:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-05-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
I don't know. I'll try and check when I get the...

I don't know. I'll try and check when I get the car back soon.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-05-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
I'm not privy to the technology used in the 4...

I'm not privy to the technology used in the 4 series with sport steering, but I owned the 6 series with active steering and it feels very similar. As I said, my new 435i is in the shop right now, so...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-05-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
I leased my 2014 435i xDrive in New York with the...

I leased my 2014 435i xDrive in New York with the options stated in the first post of this thread. The lease payment is $789 / month with NO money down. The ageed value of the car (capitalized...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-05-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
Yeah, I did thanks. It can be serious, requiring...

Yeah, I did thanks. It can be serious, requiring disassembly of the engine or minor requiring a new harness, sensor or Control module. I can only hope.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-05-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
I don't know - I believe it was similar. But to...

I don't know - I believe it was similar. But to to my knowledge it was not available in the US.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-05-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
The xDrive has faster 0-60 times: 4.7 vs. 5.0. ...

The xDrive has faster 0-60 times: 4.7 vs. 5.0. xDrive provides traction in wet and dry conditions even under maximum acceleration without wheel spin. It's also interesting to note that the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
Bummer.

Bummer.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
Post FYI Tire Note: The 19" wheels come with the...

FYI Tire Note: The 19" wheels come with the highly rated Pirelli P-Zero tires (Run Flat)

Consumer Reports:
A top rated tire with impressive dry and wet grip and handling.
Excellent braking,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
I asked the same questions before I spent the...

I asked the same questions before I spent the extra money for them. I have only driven it 10 miles at night so far, but the LED headlights are incredible. The road is lit better and more clearly. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
It arrived. Yes, those packages forced me to get...

It arrived. Yes, those packages forced me to get non-sport seats in order to get some other options I wanted. But do I love sport steering (used to be called active steering) which is now available...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-03-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,921
Posted By INTREPID
Smile I Own a 2014 435i xDrive - Any Questions?

I just got my 2014 435i xDrive configured as follows. If you have any pre-purchase questions, I'll do my best to answer. :)

Link to Configured Vehicle:...
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