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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-10-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 18,496
Posted By JT 550i SD
replaced these

61-13-8-353-746 cable connector, 2
32-10-6-873-502 AT - Steering Box
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-09-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 18,496
Posted By JT 550i SD
its the steering rack

My 550i had same symptoms. took 2 visits to dealer and their most senior tech sitting in the drivers seat, me in the passenger seat - for me to help him replicate the noise . We didn't even drive,...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-21-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,702
Posted By JT 550i SD
G30 M550i Vs MB E43 AMG?

just wondering...

new G30 looks great - But having owned 3 consecutive 5 series M Sport ( 2005 545i, 2008 550i, 2011 5550i) and loving them all, especially the 2008 E60, and now having...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 05-14-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By JT 550i SD
Considering new 7 series..

2 questions:

1.Are there plans to bring the short wheel base (G11?) to US market, surprised that only LWB former "L" model is all that is offered here now

2. Any early production issues that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-14-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,896
Posted By JT 550i SD
My 550i is in now for the umpteenth time due to...

My 550i is in now for the umpteenth time due to drivetrain malfunction. This time its for a VANOS solenoid.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-27-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 215,346
Posted By JT 550i SD
my dealer informed me today that this service...

my dealer informed me today that this service bulletin has been temporarily suspended due to lack of complete parts available....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-27-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,814
Posted By JT 550i SD
I have one on bumper, headlights, mirrors of my...

I have one on bumper, headlights, mirrors of my 550i, did not on prior 2 E60 5ers.

Those cars front bumpers were pitted/pot marked, chipped after 50K miles. I just hit 60K on this F10, and my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-25-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By JT 550i SD
iPhone 5S Media adapter- no "plug In" capability?

the " plug In " i drive option for new my new adapter says no compatible hardware? all other features seem to work when phone is snapped into cradle, just as they did for the prior (pre iPhone 5)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-01-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,752
Posted By JT 550i SD
check your door seals

your rubber door seals may have come in contact with wax which will make them creak. clean the door seals and jams , see if that makes it go away..
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-18-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By JT 550i SD
well discussed problem, but no resolution..

my MY 2011 550i with iPod classic 160Gb has been doing this since day 1. didn't happen on my prior MY 2008 e60 550. Dealer has never been able to diagnose it, but the strong hunch its a BMW SW...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-23-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,532
Posted By JT 550i SD
If it happens again I will suggest , no encourage...

If it happens again I will suggest , no encourage this step- THANKS
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-23-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,532
Posted By JT 550i SD
Round 4

had another injector fail! injector in cylinder 2 replaced yesterday after car shuddered upon startup- CEL stayed on. MY CA and BMW swat team a bit perplexed as they are clear on history, newly...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-21-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,637
Posted By JT 550i SD
no reason to go to LA. you can easily get LA...

no reason to go to LA. you can easily get LA prices here in SD. PM me if you would like a referral
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-14-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,763
Posted By JT 550i SD
Just replaced my 1 yr old Bridgestone Potenza...

Just replaced my 1 yr old Bridgestone Potenza S-04 NON run flats with the A/s 3's. got only 18K miles on the S04's, hoping for more longevity with the A/S 3's. So far the road feel, tip in,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-17-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,413
Posted By JT 550i SD
1977 VW Rabbit 1984 Honda Accord LX 1987...

1977 VW Rabbit
1984 Honda Accord LX
1987 Honda Accord LXi
1990 Nissan Maxima SE
1993 BMW 325iA
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited (wifes)
2001 Audi A6 2.7T
2004 Acura MDX (Wifes)
2005 BMW 545iA...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-16-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,532
Posted By JT 550i SD
Fuel Injectors replaced AGAIN

Last week my '11 550i started running/idling rough resulting first in CEL coming on, then drivetrain malfunction warning flashing in vehicle status.

same thing happened about a year ago, @ 21K...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-05-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,740
Posted By JT 550i SD
my '11 F10 has 37,000 trouble free miles, has...

my '11 F10 has 37,000 trouble free miles, has been far more reliable than my prior 2 E60's

That said, I prepared for some issues, bought the 100K extended warranty to limit out of pocket repairs...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-30-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By JT 550i SD
Yes- BUT iPhone 5 is not compatible yet. ...

Yes- BUT iPhone 5 is not compatible yet.

when the heck is the new media adapter for iPhone 5 gonna be available??
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-29-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By JT 550i SD
about 9 MOS @ 24K MILES ago my CEL came on/went...

about 9 MOS @ 24K MILES ago my CEL came on/went off intermittently. Dealer discovered I had 2 bad injectors- they replaced them all 8 OF THEM- took 1 day. No PROBLEM SINCE
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-27-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,697
Posted By JT 550i SD
Nice- but I have done the same MULTIPLE...

Nice- but I have done the same MULTIPLE times...and then WHAM..the iPod locks up or isnt recognized by combox...AGAIN. sorry to yell...just pisses me off.

yes- have latest BMW SW, just updated ,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-23-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,698
Posted By JT 550i SD
2011 born 4/11 put in service 5/11 now with...

2011 born 4/11 put in service 5/11 now with 35,000 nearly flawless miles
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-29-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By JT 550i SD
Dump the run flats. I did, now Have...

Dump the run flats.

I did, now Have Bridgestone Potenza S04's- with a mobility kit in the trunk in case of a flat tire

They are so much better, road feel, response, tip in, cornering- the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-16-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,806
Posted By JT 550i SD
AW . Having had a series of dark metallic cars...

AW . Having had a series of dark metallic cars prior to this, very happy with this selection
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-13-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 37,788
Posted By JT 550i SD
M5 Grilles on AW 550iM Sport

I like the M5 variation on my Alpine White 550i. The black fins give it a sport look while the chrome outer trim complements the other chrome trim on the car..
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-11-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,786
Posted By JT 550i SD
I did the exact same thing- took 5 minutes...

I did the exact same thing- took 5 minutes including cleaning grille area - new grilles snap right in- no tools, just careful soft but firm pull/tug.
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