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Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-21-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Drewsky
and as I mentioned in the other forum: even if...

and as I mentioned in the other forum: even if you can get the dealer to do the update, the "new" features you seek will not be enabled as that is tied to your production date. You will still need...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Drewsky
That number is the i-step (or as it states, the...

That number is the i-step (or as it states, the integration level) of the software in the vehicle. There are many (MANY) computers with their own firmware and/or OS that handle everything. The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Drewsky
It sounds to me like you lost something: either...

It sounds to me like you lost something: either the USB stick has a corruption or the hard drive in your nav unit. When it just hangs is an indicator that it crashed somewhere, and it shouldn't ask...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By Drewsky
...or right up in front of you on the windshield...

...or right up in front of you on the windshield if you are equipped with the HUD! :thumbup:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-21-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Drewsky
Short answer: you don't. BMWNA states it is...

Short answer: you don't. BMWNA states it is "impossible" and local dealer doesn't have expertise in the innards of the on board computers to try otherwise. The BMW solution is that you trade in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-06-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Drewsky
It doesn't sound like normal, but if it's only...

It doesn't sound like normal, but if it's only one year old, why are you trying to write what it sounds like: just take it straight to the dealer, it's still under warranty so it is their problem if...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-22-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,290
Posted By Drewsky
I've had some fun with this the past few months...

I've had some fun with this the past few months in seeing what is the best fit for me. I have a '14 X3 35i m-sport edition. I wanted to quantify the differences between Eco Pro mode, Normal Mode w/...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-19-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By Drewsky
+1. Never.

+1. Never.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-16-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By Drewsky
:clap:I think this takes the lead on the list of...

:clap:I think this takes the lead on the list of moronic posts. If you want your car to sound like a wheezing piece of sh** then sell your BMW (it's for grown ups) and go buy yourself a crappy...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-04-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
hi
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Posted By Drewsky
You will have better luck placing your post in...

You will have better luck placing your post in the "Coding and Programming" forum.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-27-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Drewsky
In all cases when this has happened to me with...

In all cases when this has happened to me with stuck messages in idrive, or problems when new ones come in, a delete of the bluetooth pairing from the phone and the car and then a complete re-pair...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-14-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
F30/F31/F32/F33 Park distance coding
Views: 413
Posted By Drewsky
I don't think you are observing what you think...

I don't think you are observing what you think you are. The PDC sensors are what senses if things are close, so clearly it can't be set to use its sensors to see if it needs to turn on its sensors...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-14-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,617
Posted By Drewsky
Yes yes, 1000 times yes! I won't buy a car...

Yes yes, 1000 times yes! I won't buy a car without HUD ever again. Having speed right there in front of me and not having to take my eyes off the road to change stations or see who is calling is...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-11-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By Drewsky
No. The internet browser piece (when going...

No. The internet browser piece (when going through connected drive) asks the BMW servers if you are subscribed to that, and only then does it get turned on in the menu display.

You aren't...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-02-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,106
Posted By Drewsky
The seals are mainly for wind noise issues. You...

The seals are mainly for wind noise issues. You are complaining about the seals at the little tiny crack where the hood is, but just below it you have a BIG GIANT HOLE that is the radiator. I'd...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,022
Posted By Drewsky
Sorry but you are wrong there. Any person...

Sorry but you are wrong there. Any person getting behind the wheel of any vehicle should know how to fully control the vehicle. I know, almost as a matter of reflex, that if my car makes like it is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-21-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By Drewsky
Not to belittle your aching wallet but there is a...

Not to belittle your aching wallet but there is a reason BMW = "break my wallet" in some circles :)

I'm having a similar drama on my BMW motorcycle, but the repair on is is around $3K. So......
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 02-20-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,693
Posted By Drewsky
I dont think there really is much that can be...

I dont think there really is much that can be done until we can find someone who has it working and we can compare their software version and configuration with ours to see what is different.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 02-17-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By Drewsky
I'm just going by my experience with my e46 when...

I'm just going by my experience with my e46 when I had it on this, so YMMV. That said, your errors 1-8 and 10 are usually just "nuisance errors" caused (usually) by setting the clown nose to blink...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-14-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By Drewsky
That about says it all. You will need to read...

That about says it all. You will need to read with a tool that speak's BMW.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-14-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By Drewsky
This depends on your definition of "affordable"...

This depends on your definition of "affordable" is, and what you intend to do. If you just want to read fault codes and clear them, you can pick up a bluetooth OBD dongle from Amazon for <$30 and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-10-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,479
Posted By Drewsky
I looked at some more of your youtube and you...

I looked at some more of your youtube and you have the "new" talking head in the corner of your screen when you are dictating so you are on the newer build that will support Android devices just fine.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-10-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,479
Posted By Drewsky
Well I didn't watch the whole thing as that was a...

Well I didn't watch the whole thing as that was a long video. A couple of thoughts for you:

You are blaming BMW alot for what is an Apple problem:

Email sync - the protocol is not implemented...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-10-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By Drewsky
You can do it if you have the right option to...

You can do it if you have the right option to have the NBT computer, which I think you get with nav or the tech package. The option isn't on by default, several coding options must be enabled. ...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 02-07-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Drewsky
??? Code what? This option would be...

???

Code what? This option would be hardware: the equipment is in the car or it is not.
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