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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By Crmgr
I had to replace the battery on my 2011 M-Sport...

I had to replace the battery on my 2011 M-Sport after 2 years. There was a problem with the factory battery on the new model and BMW was experiencing failures and various complaints on Discharge...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-20-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,022
Posted By Crmgr
I've had no problems with the LS2. Second car,...

I've had no problems with the LS2. Second car, 60,000 plus miles. Experienced pretty good wear and have no issue with the M-Sport ride. Also get a good feeling every time I see someone on the side...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-13-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Crmgr
Do yourself a favor and let a professional...

Do yourself a favor and let a professional refinish the wheel, especially on a three week old car. Your dealer probably has a guy that comes around ever week or two and just refinishes wheels. These...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Crmgr
I have my RD plugged into the lighter and it goes...

I have my RD plugged into the lighter and it goes off around 8 minutes after locking the doors. It's around 20 minutes if I just close the doors without locking. Like auto off feature, since I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-12-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,956
Posted By Crmgr
Not a lot of competitors for an all-season...

Not a lot of competitors for an all-season run-flat in 245-40-19. I only know of two. One is a touring tire, which should give a smoother ride and the other is pretty much a Goodyear clone. Weather...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,956
Posted By Crmgr
I'm on my second M-Sport with 19 inch LS2's and...

I'm on my second M-Sport with 19 inch LS2's and have never experienced a problem. That's after 60,000 miles. Find that the LS2 is good for around 30,000 miles. Cupping can happen to both run-flat...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-26-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By Crmgr
Shame on the dealer for not noticing it. His...

Shame on the dealer for not noticing it. His detail person should have caught it. Depending on location, a company such as Dent Wizard can probably remove it from the inside without any body work. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By Crmgr
I had Carbon Black on my 2011 and now Jet Black...

I had Carbon Black on my 2011 and now Jet Black on my 2014. Honestly, never had a problem with CB or JB. Qualifier is you need to stick to a laser or brushless wash if not washing by hand. No more...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-04-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By Crmgr
Potholes are bad this year regardless of whether...

Potholes are bad this year regardless of whether you drive with low profile regular or run-flats. Heck, doesn't even make any difference if you drive with standard size non-run-flat tires. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-05-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,352
Posted By Crmgr
I used BMW all weather rubber mats for winter in...

I used BMW all weather rubber mats for winter in the past and they were OK. Rubber mats however, don't cover some areas to prevent salt from staining the carpet. This year for my 2014 535XI M-Sport...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,025
Posted By Crmgr
Kick is hit or miss. Left to right sweep always...

Kick is hit or miss. Left to right sweep always works for me.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,287
Posted By Crmgr
Bummer. I had a shopping cart skim my two...

Bummer. I had a shopping cart skim my two passenger doors last spring. Jet Black lease only two months old. Had experience with the dealer's paint shop on my last 535 M-Sport and they did an...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-11-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By Crmgr
BMW Financial sets the residual and in most cases...

BMW Financial sets the residual and in most cases it's an inflated number in order to get you into the car at a lower payment. Reason it would cost you more to buy at lease end than it would to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-26-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,828
Views: 258,891
Posted By Crmgr
You're aware that the Excellence is a summer only...

You're aware that the Excellence is a summer only tire, right? That being said, it's hard to compare with the LS2 because an all-season is a compromise trying to be a one tire for all seasons and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-07-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Crmgr
Had the same problem with my 2014 after a door...

Had the same problem with my 2014 after a door had to be repainted and the had to remove the mirror and handles. I just took a credit card and carefully pushed the pad back out. No problems.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-07-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Crmgr
Had the same problem with my 2014 after a door...

Had the same problem with my 2014 after a door had to be repainted and the had to remove the mirror and handles. I just took a credit card and carefully pushed the pad back out. No problems.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-27-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,249
Posted By Crmgr
BMW upgraded the batteries in the 2011's in late...

BMW upgraded the batteries in the 2011's in late 2013 or early 2014. I had the second level battery warning message come up back in January during that Polar Vortex spell of cold weather. My dealer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-03-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By Crmgr
Got 30,000 on my first set ( 245-40-19 ) with a...

Got 30,000 on my first set ( 245-40-19 ) with a combination highway/city driving. Still had tread left, but bought a new set going into winter. No bubbles or other problems after close to 45,000...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,828
Views: 258,891
Posted By Crmgr
That is unbelievable. I thought the supply...

That is unbelievable. I thought the supply problem was fixed, since Tire Rack has had them in stock for the last couple of years. Did see now estimated availability is December! Gave them a call...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By Crmgr
No, that's how it works. You can drive it all...

No, that's how it works. You can drive it all day as long as you don't turn it off. There is however, a large message on the screen with a picture of a key to remind you it's not present, so it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,997
Posted By Crmgr
I'm confused. If your car in under warranty you...

I'm confused. If your car in under warranty you should get a free loaner with no strings attached. I've never heard of a dealer putting a hold on a CC for a loaner. I mean, even if you were out of...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-07-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,114
Posted By Crmgr
You signed a contract and the car is yours. When...

You signed a contract and the car is yours. When a deal hits our funding and the dealer makes an error, we'll shortfund the deal. Just means the dealer will eat the error. May mean he just makes...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,436
Posted By Crmgr
Might want to show it to a Dent Wizard type shop....

Might want to show it to a Dent Wizard type shop. The crease might present a problem, but I've seen them do some pretty fantastic work. Just went through painting two of my doors on my new F10. My...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-21-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Crmgr
Sorry to say, but that's pretty normal. I'm on...

Sorry to say, but that's pretty normal. I'm on my third 535 and all have had the same problem. My current is four months old and I can see them starting to form. Like you said however, they are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By Crmgr
Happens all the time. Smokers are so use to the...

Happens all the time. Smokers are so use to the smell that they think all they have to do is open a window and no one will notice. I was in a loaner the other day and even thought they pulled the...
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