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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-23-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
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oops should not have change the text size...

oops should not have change the text size :stickpoke
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-23-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
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+1 never use car washes, bad for everything. As...

+1 never use car washes, bad for everything. As far as dropping the soft top down after a wash or even rain, correct if you leave it to long without drying you will get mould growth, what you will...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 815
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+1. There are only so many keys that can be coded...

+1. There are only so many keys that can be coded into the ECU before you have to change the unit. It strikes me that the garage you are using do not seem to understand the key initiation process.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
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Have bled the system when you did the expansion...

Have bled the system when you did the expansion tank? To check the water pump check the hoses as the engine warms that will heat up top to bottom that way you will know the pumps working as the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-26-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,056
Posted By 645/333
The 2016 cars have had a number of program...

The 2016 cars have had a number of program changes to the software which stop certain items being coded into the car for example the wing mirrors folding on the key. Whilst it was possible on early...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-19-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By 645/333
They are probably on a common fuse, check your...

They are probably on a common fuse, check your manual!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-12-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,817
Posted By 645/333
My 2016 640i has 18k miles between oil changes, I...

My 2016 640i has 18k miles between oil changes, I doubt that I will not change the oil around 8-10k miles because I can and think it will be worth it!!! I know that many old school like to change oil...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By 645/333
Did you replace the anti-squeal springs? I always...

Did you replace the anti-squeal springs? I always change them when doing a pad change as they again are not expensive. When I had my squealing brakes one of the issues which helped to correct the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-10-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By 645/333
New 6 series is due 2017 so you can get good...

New 6 series is due 2017 so you can get good deals on the current models. As far as specs are concerned every country is different. I would go to a dealer for confirmation!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By 645/333
Simple things like is the fan switching in,...

Simple things like is the fan switching in, sometimes starting the engine from cold and feeling the top and bottom hoses as to how they are warming up will indicate fluid flow. Check you have no air...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By 645/333
Your Stethoscope should have a long rod that...

Your Stethoscope should have a long rod that connects to it if you have a mechanics stethoscope !! Using this rod is a lot safer and you can place it against moving parts when the engine is running....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By 645/333
You mention that the outer pad did not have any...

You mention that the outer pad did not have any holding clips, but the inner pad had 3 (on new pads) 2 (on old pad) as these fit into the piston. So having 2 or 3 clips not an issue, but the outer...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By 645/333
My understanding is that the idler pulleys can be...

My understanding is that the idler pulleys can be the first to go, especially noisy when the engine starts to heat up. But as HerbP has mentioned you need to go round each with a mechanics...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-01-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By 645/333
I have the white interior so everything shows, I...

I have the white interior so everything shows, I have used a leather protector on the seats, which has to be redone every couple of months. Not sure how effective it will be as only just done it. If...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By 645/333
I was not being personal! I knew you from the...

I was not being personal! I knew you from the E64/64 forum. You were one of the first to buy the F12/13' sadly you seem to have become grumpy!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-30-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By 645/333
A good choice very grippy ! Lots of owners have...

A good choice very grippy ! Lots of owners have these tyres!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-30-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By 645/333
Run-flats or non run-flats is about convenience...

Run-flats or non run-flats is about convenience and cost....... I like GOODYEAR fair price and overall a good tyre!!!! Many like Michelin but they can be twice the price!!! If you go with non...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-30-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By 645/333
Buy the BMW wind deflector, buy second hand on...

Buy the BMW wind deflector, buy second hand on Ebay lots available!! Do not bother with other aftermarket brands. The BMW folds small put it in it's bag and store flat in the boot. I leave my wind...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By 645/333
The A/C should be recharged every 3 years, better...

The A/C should be recharged every 3 years, better still if you have it cleaned through before the recharge, $50 and more years of cool air, no brainer!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By 645/333
Never ceases to amaze me how people try to save...

Never ceases to amaze me how people try to save money on the cheapest of items when they have just spent hundreds of $.s on more expensive parts and the brake pad wear sensor is a typical example!!...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-28-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By 645/333
You should live my life!!! UP all night fretting...

You should live my life!!! UP all night fretting that I have not hit the button to close the mirrors, thank god! if I forget to hit the switch when I drive off, they do open...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-27-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By 645/333
Contacted two BMW dealers and they both explained...

Contacted two BMW dealers and they both explained the same. The 2016 6 series has had the feature of self closing mirrors removed from the software programme, so you cannot even code it back onto the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-26-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By 645/333
Sadly that does not work, the only way is to...

Sadly that does not work, the only way is to remember to hit the switch when I park the car........
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,399
Posted By 645/333
If you read the posts it tells you we do not have...

If you read the posts it tells you we do not have a water temperature gauge !!! It is an oil temperature gauge and it takes about 20 mins+ to get upto temperature.........if this is not working then...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-25-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By 645/333
To be honest I did ask the question of the dealer...

To be honest I did ask the question of the dealer and they told me it could not be done, especially as my car is brand new and they implied I might void the warranty! The other issue is to my...
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