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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-12-2015, 08:53 AM
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Posted By chuck92116
Don't sign anything for the gift cards until...

Don't sign anything for the gift cards until there is clarity on the issue or you may be giving up your rights to class actions or other litigation options down the road.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-12-2015, 07:57 AM
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Posted By chuck92116
Read the fine print on the goodwill gesture. ...

Read the fine print on the goodwill gesture. There is a clause requiring binding arbitration in South Dakota.

Lawyers already suing.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-06-2015, 05:47 PM
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Posted By chuck92116
Scapegoats. Anyone that has worked in...

Scapegoats.

Anyone that has worked in software development knows there are designers, coders, Q/A testers, project managers, etc.

A lot of people had to know. Two guys are simply not going to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-29-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By chuck92116
I have the feature and never use it. Maybe I...

I have the feature and never use it.

Maybe I should, I have not read up on it to figure out how it helps me.:dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-24-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By chuck92116
First 3 years takes the biggest bite.

First 3 years takes the biggest bite.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-23-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By chuck92116
Open driver's door Locate the hood release...

Open driver's door

Locate the hood release lever on lower left side of dash

Feel the right side of the lever and move your hand all the way up to the underside of the dash.

The OBDII port is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-23-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By chuck92116
All those parts cost how much $2k?:dunno:

All those parts cost how much $2k?:dunno:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-23-2015, 12:11 PM
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Posted By chuck92116
The news will focus on whatever grabs attention....

The news will focus on whatever grabs attention. Rage, drama and anger sells.

It is just speculation at this point as to what will happen.

I give it 1-2 years and then a fix/resolution will...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-23-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 49,703
Posted By chuck92116
Since 1974, VW has had several run ins with the...

Since 1974, VW has had several run ins with the EPA for emissions issues.

There is a long history here and I doubt the CEO had no knowledge.

When Urea was added to later models, there is a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-23-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By chuck92116
+1 on the cold weather package/neck warmer. ...

+1 on the cold weather package/neck warmer.

I would also look to get the MPPK. Real throaty sound with the top down not to mention the increased HP/torque.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-23-2015, 08:07 AM
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Views: 49,703
Posted By chuck92116
VW CEO just resigned.

VW CEO just resigned.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-22-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By chuck92116
Most likely the fuel pump priming the system.

Most likely the fuel pump priming the system.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-22-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 49,703
Posted By chuck92116
[/B] I would pose the question to the "ask a...

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I would pose the question to the "ask a dealer section."

If BMW stopped selling diesels because of VW, I would think that would be national news and would sort of imply guilt.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-22-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 49,703
Posted By chuck92116
Can you imagine being the developer who wrote the...

Can you imagine being the developer who wrote the algorithm to circumvent emissions testing?

They must have paid him a lot of money to do it and keep quiet.

Not one German whistle blower in the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-22-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,836
Posted By chuck92116
That is a good point. I had an E46/330 vert...

That is a good point.

I had an E46/330 vert and I recall the blind spot being significant. This was before blind spot detection and all the other wizardry so side proper side mirror position was...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-22-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 49,703
Posted By chuck92116
VW & Audi Cheating on their emissions?

1. Up to 11 million cars
2. May extend to other German brands
3. Liability for cheating
4. Liability for retroactive fees associated with emissions
5. CEO admitted guilt
6. North American Exec...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-21-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 49,703
Posted By chuck92116
I know California for example can enforce recall ...

I know California for example can enforce recall through the regular emissions tests that happen.

In this case simply having the test verify a specific software version of the ECU and if it's not...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-21-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 49,703
Posted By chuck92116
Yeah, time will tell. If the software fix is...

Yeah, time will tell.

If the software fix is a significant detriment to overall performance, they will inevitably be subject to a class action lawsuit.

A more cost efficient option would be to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-20-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 29,267
Posted By chuck92116
Why would a DEF tank replacement cost $2k?

Why would a DEF tank replacement cost $2k?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-20-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 29,267
Posted By chuck92116
Why would a DEF tank replacement cost $2k?

Why would a DEF tank replacement cost $2k?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-19-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 49,703
Posted By chuck92116
VW & Audi Cheating on their emissions?

Is the Urea system the same as the blue chemical additive or something different?

My car has the blue additive system.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,836
Posted By chuck92116
I don't mind the hardtop. But I suspect the car...

I don't mind the hardtop. But I suspect the car would look better in a soft top much like the E46.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-19-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 49,703
Posted By chuck92116
VW & Audi Cheating on their emissions?

Another interesting point. I own a 2013 Golf TDI.

The issue effects vehicles back to 2009.

If you understand automotive R&D cycles, the engine R&D most likely occurred around 2006-2007. They...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-19-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 49,703
Posted By chuck92116
VW & Audi Cheating on their emissions?

edit:

I read the full EPA letter. Apparently there has been an issue with VW diesel EPA compliance for quite some time.

I am at a loss as to why VW could not have addressed this issue a long...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-18-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 49,703
Posted By chuck92116
VW & Audi Cheating on their emissions?

The articles coming out about VW are significantly worse than past issues by other makes simply due to the implication of willful intent. If they in fact intentionally wrote software to evade...
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