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Forum: X4 F26 (2015 - Current) 08-24-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Bob of CC
Interesting observation that the head's up...

Interesting observation that the head's up display can be distracting in the X4. I have found this to be the case in the 2016 X4 when I have navigation guidance on. Less a problem when only the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-18-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Bob of CC
ARS was standard on my 2006 650i and never made...

ARS was standard on my 2006 650i and never made any noise whatsoever. It is not a standard item on my 2014 640i and I did not get the option when buying my new car out of inventory. Good luck in...
Forum: X4 F26 (2015 - Current) 08-17-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Bob of CC
We have had our white/black M sport package X35i...

We have had our white/black M sport package X35i for a couple of months now. I almost decided on the mocha interior but did not like the contrast between the black dash and the brown seating areas. ...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-28-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By Bob of CC
Both our 2014 640i convertible and 2016 X4 allow...

Both our 2014 640i convertible and 2016 X4 allow me to stream songs from my iPhone over Bluetooth with full displays of songs, albums, playlists, etc along with cover art.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-20-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Bob of CC
Tinny sound is a very good description. Note...

Tinny sound is a very good description. Note sure it is fair to even call it an exhaust "note". The X4 has a much more muscular sound to it.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-18-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Bob of CC
For the first time in 18 months of driving my...

For the first time in 18 months of driving my 2014 640 convertible I received the same message. Apart from commuting 5 miles to work, my long distance driving as a matter of routine is a route that...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-18-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Bob of CC
2014 640i Exhaust Note

Somethings been bothering me ever since I bought my new 6 series convertible-a 2014 640i. The exhaust note is wimpy. In the office building garage when I startup the sound is not at all impressive...
Forum: X4 F26 (2015 - Current) 07-17-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Bob of CC
I ordered an X4, M sport edition and found that...

I ordered an X4, M sport edition and found that with the M sport steering wheel and Active Driving Assistant you cannot get a heated steering wheel. Would be nice to have since its a feature on my...
Forum: X4 F26 (2015 - Current) 07-16-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By Bob of CC
We have had our X4 for almost 2 months and I have...

We have had our X4 for almost 2 months and I have taken a couple of over-the-road trips and driven around town. The rearward visibility has not been issue for me or my wife. The side view mirrors...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-25-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By Bob of CC
The service manager wants me to come in to have...

The service manager wants me to come in to have his group look for any codes indicating the reason the flashers would come on without there being an obvious reason. I will update the post when I...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-24-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By Bob of CC
Uncommanded Emergency Flashers

The emergency flashers were on this morning but how long I know not except it did result in a warning being issued at start-up that I had experienced increased battery discharge. The warning symbol...
Forum: X4 F26 (2015 - Current) 06-10-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,177
Posted By Bob of CC
Our 2016 white 35i M sport edition is now just...

Our 2016 white 35i M sport edition is now just about 3 weeks old. Two road trips later have validated our decision to trade in the Volvo XC60 for the BMW.

Drive it in good health.
Forum: X4 F26 (2015 - Current) 06-04-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By Bob of CC
Interesting observation. Now that I think of it,...

Interesting observation. Now that I think of it, the rear view mirror is low in the field of vision. The X4 is being driven by my wife and she reported that without a rear window wiper, visibility...
Forum: X4 F26 (2015 - Current) 06-02-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By Bob of CC
New X4 Driver

I currently drive a 2014 640 convertible and before that a 2006 650 convertible. I love the way the 6 series drive and have for years. But our second car was a Volvo XC60 and even though it was...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-13-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Bob of CC
Another BMW

I am currently driving a 2014 M Sport, 640 xdrive convertible that replaced my 2006 650 vert. My wife has been driving a Volvo XC60. We drive back and forth to our vacation home and after the most...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 11-02-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By Bob of CC
Thanks guys. But apart from the limits on the...

Thanks guys. But apart from the limits on the data as portrayed on the nav screen, has anyone noticed the traffic data drops out without command. Specifically if the traffic color coded roads do...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 11-01-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By Bob of CC
Real Time Traffic Information

I am approaching one year of ownership of my 640 xi convertible. So far so good.

Driving to work and back on congested DC streets (but fortunately not the infamous Beltway) I have starting using...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-02-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,309
Posted By Bob of CC
Thanks for the input. Since AT&T told me I may...

Thanks for the input. Since AT&T told me I may have to wait as long as 6 weeks for my new phone, I hope all of the obvious bugs are resolved by then.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-02-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,309
Posted By Bob of CC
iPhone 6 Compatibility

Has anyone attempted to pair a new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus to the 6 series and if so were you successful in doing so using Bluetooth?

In the past BMW has been slow to advise if a specific phone model...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-24-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By Bob of CC
Eco Pro

I have had my 640i Xdrive convertible for about 6 months. When I first picked up the car I tried out Eco Pro but decided not to use it not being a fan of the stop/start function. I can't see how if...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-05-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By Bob of CC
I spoke with the dealer and kept an eye on the...

I spoke with the dealer and kept an eye on the camera and dongle last evening and this morning and perhaps the malfunctioning dongle righted itself. Dealer advised retraction of the camera is both...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-04-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By Bob of CC
Rear view camera

After backing out of my driveway this morning the rear view camera did not retract behind the BMW dongle. A passing motorist advised me of the fact although he confused the dongle for a gas cap. ...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-28-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By Bob of CC
What techniques do you use to keep the engine bay...

What techniques do you use to keep the engine bay clean? I came back from a 300 mile drive to find road dust in the engine compartment that looked to be left over salt and sand from the NE winter. I...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-08-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,679
Posted By Bob of CC
Hear, Hear. I for the life of me cannot grasp...

Hear, Hear. I for the life of me cannot grasp the utility of Auto SS (ASS?) Whatever savings one achieves in fuel and reduced emissions (and it can't be significant) they are surely wiped out by...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,134
Posted By Bob of CC
Although it was a warm Saturday, we started out...

Although it was a warm Saturday, we started out early in the AM and drove with the top up. Same for driving home on Sunday, which was much cooler than on Saturday. When driving with the top down in...
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