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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-12-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By mchattod
Drivetrain malfunction software?

Got the dreaded “Drivetrain Malfunction” light. Car went into limp mode but, drove fine otherwise. Cut the engine and re-started, light still on. Made an appointment to have it checked, made a couple...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-15-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,621
Posted By mchattod
Last I checked it was $1,955 invoice. I bought...

Last I checked it was $1,955 invoice. I bought Nav only not, the Tech Package. Nav comes with Assist and Bluetooth/USB but, you lose BMW apps and HUD. I'm happy with mine. If you don't get Nav, I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,228
Posted By mchattod
FWIW. I did the same and bracket was still there...

FWIW. I did the same and bracket was still there at final dealership delivery.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,373
Posted By mchattod
OP is cutting it close. However, Munich is fairly...

OP is cutting it close. However, Munich is fairly small so, clearing passport control should go fast. If you're on Delta, you'll go down some stairs through a glass round about. Ignore the herd and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-08-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By mchattod
Don't sweat it. Mine looks fine with touch up...

Don't sweat it. Mine looks fine with touch up paint. When I eventually get mine to a body shop, they're going to have to sand it smooth to repair it. As long as you don't try to sand your bumper or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-08-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,465
Posted By mchattod
Like many, I looked at the A4. Interior was not...

Like many, I looked at the A4. Interior was not impressive. Exterior styling not as appealing as F30. Deal breaker was I needed an automatic and the Audi CVT has a bad reputation. Not a concern for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-07-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,301
Posted By mchattod
I've been trolling on this thread myself and the...

I've been trolling on this thread myself and the one on whistling noises, and the one on steering wheel vibration. All of them related to F30 Sport Lines.

I've put 5000 miles on my Sport Line on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-07-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By mchattod
At least you weren't stupid enough to damage it...

At least you weren't stupid enough to damage it yourself, like I did. I scuffed my Alpine White rear bumper on the cement base of a light pole. Barely tapped it but, cement is not forgiving. The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-26-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By mchattod
Check the center dial in the console. If you have...

Check the center dial in the console. If you have it in the cool position, your a/c may come on. As a a new owner, I was clueless about the function of the dial. BJ had a nice write up on it. If he...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-22-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,833
Posted By mchattod
Yeah, I get annoying short ones and long ones and...

Yeah, I get annoying short ones and long ones and then it just stops.



Definitely not a turbo. It's a very weak sounding beep. Something you would associate with a warning for any electronic...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-20-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,833
Posted By mchattod
Thread revival. My 2013 is doing the same thing....

Thread revival. My 2013 is doing the same thing. Random, faint beep with no warnings on the display. It's happened 3 times now and goes away by itself. This thread shows others have experienced this...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-22-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 9,646
Posted By mchattod
Dude. After you've had a few German beers. You...

Dude. After you've had a few German beers. You won't miss the weed. :beerchug:



Exactly. But don't forget the free key ring, gift shop certificate, factory tour:roundel::D

Germany is a great...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-17-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By mchattod
I would take it in as soon as possible. That's...

I would take it in as soon as possible. That's how I discovered my problem. My passenger was complaining the A/C was blowing hot on her side. I said my side felt fine. I put my hand over the vent on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-15-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By mchattod
A/C fixed under warranty

Title says it all. Yesterday, the temperature was high enough to notice the A/C wasn't cooling. :mad:

Dealer found it was low on refrigerant. Leak test showed no leaks (I hope they're right)....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-06-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,531
Posted By mchattod
Funny this topic came up. I was just about to...

Funny this topic came up. I was just about to post my own when, I saw this.



IMHO: I would wait until the needle stabilizes 180, 2000 whatever it is.

Now to completely highjack this thread. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-06-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,007
Posted By mchattod
My problem with the 15,000 mile oil change is...

My problem with the 15,000 mile oil change is they're neglecting the fact that oil gets dirty. I understand synthetic oil is different and doesn't break down like conventional oil. But.. synthetic...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-20-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By mchattod
Visiting Service - few questions

When I picked up my car after Euro Delivery, the nav didn't work. After a couple of days of back and forth with the dealer and entering activation codes to no avail, I'm taking it to the Service...
Forum: European Delivery 01-14-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By mchattod
Best mount for Euro plate

I would like to keep my Euro plate on the front. I live in a no front plate state. I did a little searching and found most just use the tape.

I'm worried someone will try to steal it. Lots of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-05-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,022
Posted By mchattod
I can't say anything about the E92 but, the F30...

I can't say anything about the E92 but, the F30 sedan Sport Line or M Sport Line come with the same sport suspension (option 704). You can't order a Sport Line without the Sport Suspension. The only...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-13-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,505
Posted By mchattod
30 minutes later and your leather will likely be...

30 minutes later and your leather will likely be toast. On our current car, my girlfriend left a stainless steel water bottle on the seat with a loose cap. The water leaked and by the time she got...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-12-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By mchattod
16th. Too bad. We could have video taped each...

16th. Too bad. We could have video taped each others car on the turn table and then done a Prost to my favorite beer, Augistiner. Wait a minute. I want to drive the car. The beer will have to wait...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-12-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,505
Posted By mchattod
Fruit punch, soda, etc. You're going to have to...

Fruit punch, soda, etc. You're going to have to get off with plain water or water/mild detergent. Not sure what you would keep in the trunk for that. Once you get the sticky stuff off, I would use...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-11-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By mchattod
November ED

Thanks to all for your help on options and ordering. I ordered my ED car yesterday. I think I did ok. I’m not the best negotiator.

To my surprise, the CA arranged a November European Delivery (5...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-11-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,505
Posted By mchattod
Getting back to the original question ...

Getting back to the original question



Griot's Garage Speed Shine. Mother's Instant Detailer when you can't wait on the shipping. Either one with a surgically clean microfiber towel.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-06-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By mchattod
Is this still on schedule? My CA may be able to...

Is this still on schedule? My CA may be able to get my ED car ordered for a November delivery.
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