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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By snj1013
bmw.com/update

I noticed a new software update (UPD01008.bin) available at bmw.com/update for my 2011 F10. I am out of town and haven't had a chance to install yet. Has anyone downloaded and installed the update?...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-10-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By snj1013
If the higher odometer reading is pushed from the...

If the higher odometer reading is pushed from the one ECU to the other. If the VINs (also stored in both) don't match, you will see a the RED tamper dot on the Kombi.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-09-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By snj1013
Mileage is stored in Kombi and CAS. Not sure if...

Mileage is stored in Kombi and CAS. Not sure if there are others, but I don't think so.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-20-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By snj1013
Pretty common problem with the F10 chassis. The...

Pretty common problem with the F10 chassis. The F10 seems very sensitive to tires with excessive Road Force and most drivers experience this from 65-75 mph. Make sure your Road Force tire balance...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-06-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 65,972
Posted By snj1013
Refer to this thread...

Refer to this thread http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=662851&highlight=night
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-04-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By snj1013
I have a 6WA kombi retrofitted, and mine is fine....

I have a 6WA kombi retrofitted, and mine is fine. Looks like a defective kombi to me. Especially if it was working correctly.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By snj1013
Wrong, in 2011, Xenons were optional on US 528s....

Wrong, in 2011, Xenons were optional on US 528s. My 2011 528i has halogens.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By snj1013
I doubt Xenon headlamps are plug and play with...

I doubt Xenon headlamps are plug and play with Halogens. Keep in mind that not only are the headlamps different, but xenon ballasts would be needed. The FRM/lighting module may be different and...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-31-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 65,972
Posted By snj1013
I really don't care about the logo so much, but...

I really don't care about the logo so much, but what steps are needed to add the compass? Where does the compass get it's location from, the Navigation GPS??
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-24-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By snj1013
Not exactly, the mileage and VIN is also stored...

Not exactly, the mileage and VIN is also stored in the CAS module.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By snj1013
With a new cluster, the mileage would be...

With a new cluster, the mileage would be transferred from the CAS module to Kombi.

If you don't get a replacement under warranty, removing the cluster and cleaning the dust from the inside of the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-17-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By snj1013
The whole point is that the base coat isn't...

The whole point is that the base coat isn't exposed, the clear coat is. If the clear coat is the same, how can durability be any different?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-16-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,399
Posted By snj1013
Will the Tetrax magnet hold a Galaxy S4 using one...

Will the Tetrax magnet hold a Galaxy S4 using one of the thin, steel stickers mounted under a thin case?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By snj1013
As one who worked in an automobile assembly paint...

As one who worked in an automobile assembly paint department, there is no difference in the process or durability of metallic vs non metallic paint. The clear coat is the same, typically the exact...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-06-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By snj1013
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=662851&highlight=night
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-21-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 29,552
Posted By snj1013
Yes the Hunter balancer can show the Road Force...

Yes the Hunter balancer can show the Road Force prior to any change. I've had my tires balanced more times than I can count, the problem was that most were done by Discount Tires using the "Quick...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-20-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 29,552
Posted By snj1013
I'm sure you've had the tires road force...

I'm sure you've had the tires road force balanced, but I will ask anyway. Are the road forces below 10 lbs per tire. If the dealer hasn't measured and got the forces below 10, you'll never be...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 29,552
Posted By snj1013
Did the lower control arms fix the problem?

Did the lower control arms fix the problem?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-11-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,073
Posted By snj1013
Following this thread.

Following this thread.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-10-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By snj1013
Interesting. I would take the car into the dealer...

Interesting. I would take the car into the dealer and ask for the sensors to be replaced.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-10-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By snj1013
Sounds vey high. Buy the parts and take them to...

Sounds vey high. Buy the parts and take them to any car repair. Both sways should be able to be installed in under an hour if the car is on a rack.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-02-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,294
Posted By snj1013
I've heard both and would pay for the HK system.

I've heard both and would pay for the HK system.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-31-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By snj1013
Try this one from amazon. Puts out up to 2.1amps...

Try this one from amazon. Puts out up to 2.1amps per port, and will charge both Apple and android at full rate. Anker has fantastic customer support should you have any problems with any of their...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-19-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By snj1013
How is a hose over $700?

How is a hose over $700?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By snj1013
If you are referring to the diffuser, they all...

If you are referring to the diffuser, they all come painted Shadow Grey to my knowledge. Sounds like the previous owner had it repainted.
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