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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-31-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By 06Black550i
The 7 is my car and my partner loves riding in...

The 7 is my car and my partner loves riding in it, he's too afraid drive such a "big" car. I want him to feel comfortable driving it on trips etc. but in a year, he's never once been interested in...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-29-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By 06Black550i
Had it in my '11 550i M Sport, and the '09 535 M...

Had it in my '11 550i M Sport, and the '09 535 M Sport, and I think the '07 750i Sport had it too. Don't have it in my '12 AH7Li (wasn't available) and I really miss this option. Active Roll...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-29-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By 06Black550i
Runflats = bad move by BMW. Doesn't take much to...

Runflats = bad move by BMW. Doesn't take much to get a dreaded bubble. SA said tires had ruptures in the internal sidewalls. Need to reengineer these tires or return to traditional with full size...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-26-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By 06Black550i
Exactly the reason I negotiated for the warranty....

Exactly the reason I negotiated for the warranty. G.Y. warranty also states:
This limited warranty does not cover the following: Road hazards (includes, but not limited to, punctures, cuts, snags,...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-25-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By 06Black550i
I wish -- I hit a pothole so it was my fault. ...

I wish -- I hit a pothole so it was my fault. Goodyear warranty excludes "road hazards." BMW is all-inclusive, and most importantly, EZ. No claims, no questions. And I'm sure it'll happen again...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-25-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By 06Black550i
BMW Replaced 2 Goodyear 20s FREE*

I bought a new '12 AH7Li back in April mostly because of the enormous savings via BMW incentives and high dealer discount percentage. I miss the '11 550i, and feel BMW really got it right with that...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-21-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By 06Black550i
Make sure you hit the update button to the right...

Make sure you hit the update button to the right of Vehicle Position -- that locates and sends signal to your phone. then hit the locator icon lower left
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-20-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By 06Black550i
Call BMW asst and user name must be all caps for...

Call BMW asst and user name must be all caps for BMW remote app to let you log in
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-19-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,854
Posted By 06Black550i
Text from iPhone works extremely well. Better and...

Text from iPhone works extremely well. Better and faster than google send to car. File is 8mb. My build is March '12. My update is for cars March and after. There are three other updates for earlier...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-19-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,854
Posted By 06Black550i
Text from iPhone works extremely well. Better and...

Text from iPhone works extremely well. Better and faster than google send to car. File is 8mb. My build is March '12. My update is for cars March and after. There are three other updates for earlier...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-19-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By 06Black550i
Fast. Thirty secs max

Fast. Thirty secs max
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-19-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By 06Black550i
Yes. You want the free BMW app

Yes. You want the free BMW app
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-18-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,854
Posted By 06Black550i
iPhone texts finally in my iDrive screen -- "Hear" option as well as read!

Too large a file to attach here, Truckster. Go to link, add last 7 VIN, and you can download directly from BMW, drop into flash drive, update software to car via center armrest USB:...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-16-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,854
Posted By 06Black550i
Another Bluetooth software update released 10/4/12

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/owners/navigation/bluetooth/bluetooth_software_update_vin.jsp

I downloaded this update and upgraded the software via center armrest USB port. Now I can read/hear all...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-28-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,782
Posted By 06Black550i
December update. My build date is March, and had...

December update. My build date is March, and had older software installed.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-28-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,782
Posted By 06Black550i
BMW Software Updates for phone/music...

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/owners/navigation/bluetooth/bluetooth_software_update_vin.jsp
I just updated my 2012 AH7's iPhone/iPod with this link, after noticing the car's software was outdated. Very...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-16-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By 06Black550i
I used to think the blind spot detection was a...

I used to think the blind spot detection was a nice extra -- in my seven it's a necessity, and likely the reason it was developed. Same as back up cameras in just abt every car out there. Safer...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-11-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,077
Posted By 06Black550i
Just wait. They'll keep sending like publishers...

Just wait. They'll keep sending like publishers clearinghouse.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-11-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By 06Black550i
Here you go

Here you go
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-04-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,077
Posted By 06Black550i
JD Powers Overkill... PICS

First, JD Powers sent an online survey for our new AH7L. Done.
Then, a second online survey -- more details, plenty of redundancy.
Today I received a third "kit" in the mail requesting the same...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-29-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,743
Posted By 06Black550i
I think moving shifter to the left into sport...

I think moving shifter to the left into sport mode disables auto stop feature.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-25-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,543
Posted By 06Black550i
My late build '12AH7L does NOT have it.

I suspect the rear wood panel isn't incld. because of a possible change in electric battery size/trunk placement? Anyone else have a theory? I've attached the option/pkgs. in case someone can...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-22-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,135
Posted By 06Black550i
Notice how BMW always stuck with quad round...

Notice how BMW always stuck with quad round headlights, while all others mired us through rectangular, then amoeba shaped and "retro" round lights? IMO, split kidney grill & the quads ID BMW. Giant...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-20-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 51,815
Posted By 06Black550i
Bought the iPhone 4 media cradle for my '12AH7L....

Bought the iPhone 4 media cradle for my '12AH7L. I have BMW apps on the car. I used the media cradle over the weekend. Not for me. I don't need to Facebook or get news headlines while driving. Video...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-16-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,571
Posted By 06Black550i
Couldn't agree with you more on the "hybrid BMW"...

Couldn't agree with you more on the "hybrid BMW" intrigue. I'm also in LA and I had a fellow ask all sorts of Qs about the system the other day. He's a mechanic for one of the Lexus dealerships and...
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