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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-03-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,065
Posted By HWF
Wouldn't it be 4 more cylinders?

Wouldn't it be 4 more cylinders?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By HWF
I received my car back from service this...

I received my car back from service this afternoon, and I'm pleased to announce that the rough idle has definitely been smoothed out, apparently as a result of the software upgrade. Now, of course,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By HWF
Computer Update Version

My 2012 535xi is at the dealer for its 3rd anniversary service. SA told me it's due for a computer update and that will also "cure" the slightly rough idle that I complained about. Can anyone tell...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-12-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By HWF
Or, you can get her a Toyota Corolla.

Or, you can get her a Toyota Corolla.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-05-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By HWF
BMW didn't make the mats in grey, which would...

BMW didn't make the mats in grey, which would match my interior leather. Weather Tech had the grey, and so I bought them, and am completely satisfied.
Forum: European Delivery 12-28-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By HWF
We stayed in Bolzano (Bozen) in the Dolomites for...

We stayed in Bolzano (Bozen) in the Dolomites for a couple of nights, on the way south to Verona. I can't recommend it highly enough.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-11-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,260
Posted By HWF
Today it worked using the classic version of...

Today it worked using the classic version of Google Maps. It's frustrating.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,260
Posted By HWF
Doesn't work. With the new version of Google...

Doesn't work. With the new version of Google Maps it says directions have been sent, but nothing arrives. With the classic version, it won't let me send the directions to the car. Google prompts...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,260
Posted By HWF
Suddenly, can't send address from Google Maps to Office

Previously, I enjoyed the ability to take an address on Google Maps and "send" it to my car. Then, instead of laboriously entering the address into my nav, I would simply go to "Connectivity" or...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-24-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,253
Posted By HWF
The trunk button is where it should be. There...

The trunk button is where it should be. There are other convenient ways to open the trunk. If the OP feels like sitting in the car while someone else has access to the trunk, he can use his fob, or...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By HWF
You will not be sorry if you deal with JMK's body...

You will not be sorry if you deal with JMK's body shop. They are professional and that's how they work with the insurers.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By HWF
Thanks, Chuck. Based on your response, I'm going...

Thanks, Chuck. Based on your response, I'm going to tell the SA that if he can't tell me what the upgrade is supposed to accomplish, then I'm going to take a pass.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-13-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By HWF
Considering Rejecting Software Upgrade

I called my SA to set up appointment for my 2nd anniversary maintenance, oil change, etc. The SA advised me that the car should get a service upgrade, but he couldn't tell me what changes I would...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-16-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By HWF
What surprises me is that the SA had no idea what...

What surprises me is that the SA had no idea what the reprogramming is supposed to accomplish. Normally he is a very reliable, astute SA.

Any festers know what the reprogramming does?


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-15-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By HWF
Need Reprogramming at Next Service

My 2012 535xi is an April, 2012 build. My SA told me that on my next service the car is scheduled for a computer reprogramming. I asked him what changes I could expect to experience after...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By HWF
As I mentioned in my original post, it's the...

As I mentioned in my original post, it's the 2007 530xi I'm talking about.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By HWF
Thanks, guys. That's exactly the kind of...

Thanks, guys. That's exactly the kind of feedback I was looking for.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By HWF
Spark plug Replacement

I have a 2007 530xi with 99,000 miles. I bought the car new (ED) and have been changing the oil and oil filter every 5,000 miles or so. I made an appointment at dealer for an oil change next week and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By HWF
Where in NJ are you? I've been going to Eurotire...

Where in NJ are you? I've been going to Eurotire on Rt 46 in Fairfield for many years and I recommend them highly.


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Forum: European Delivery 01-30-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,452
Posted By HWF
Shouldn't you also be adding something for the...

Shouldn't you also be adding something for the dealer's profit ... Say, $500 - $1,000?


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,634
Posted By HWF
I'd like a "coding for idiots". Sent from...

I'd like a "coding for idiots".


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,686
Posted By HWF
When my car was coded, we tried to change the "3...

When my car was coded, we tried to change the "3 flashes on turn signal" to 5 flashes. We were unsuccessful. Maybe you can do that.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-01-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,686
Posted By HWF
Whats the coolest coding feature!?

It looks like you haven't missed anything. But why in the world would you want the DVD at any speed?


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-24-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By HWF
Sending Address to Car using Google Maps

Update ...
I got back to my house in New Jersey and sent the Google Maps address to the car. WORKED FINE. Same computer, same car, same address. Only difference ... I' within shouting distance of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-22-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By HWF
Sending Address to Car using Google Maps

I'm in Vermont now, and my 2012 535i is in New Jersey. I just tried to send an address to my car and "car" is greyed out. I've sent addresses to my car dozens of times in the past, but always when...
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