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Forum: 6 Series 04-11-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,116
Posted By colink
Model: 2004 645Ci Top Unlocked error...

Model: 2004 645Ci
Top Unlocked error experienced?: No
Warm Climate: Yes (Oklahoma)
Mileage: 10K
Forum: 6 Series 03-28-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By colink
I found my 2004 with 7,000 miles fifteen months...

I found my 2004 with 7,000 miles fifteen months ago and immediately bought an extended warranty, which has paid for itself already!

No regrets. Great car. Enjoy!
Forum: 6 Series 03-26-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,546
Posted By colink
My service advisor at the dealer submitted...

My service advisor at the dealer submitted another claim at ~15 months for the replacement of the ARS Block valve, total cost approximately $1680.

Fidelity wanted to inspect the car and did so...
Forum: 6 Series 03-26-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,132
Posted By colink
Interesting that a common factor seems to be low...

Interesting that a common factor seems to be low mileage and consequent long periods of no driving.

I got my car back from the dealer yesterday and am attaching the diagnostics/invoice, which was...
Forum: 6 Series 03-23-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,132
Posted By colink
Thank you HerbP. I shall measure the voltage next...

Thank you HerbP. I shall measure the voltage next time/if it occurs again!
Forum: 6 Series 03-21-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,132
Posted By colink
Tampamark, I read your diagnostics sheet. It...

Tampamark,

I read your diagnostics sheet. It refers to Version 1 and Version 2, where Version 2 is incomplete.

Does Version 2 include anything different than Version 1 please?

The dealer...
Forum: 6 Series 03-21-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,132
Posted By colink
Thanks Tampamark. Fluid is fine. The problem...

Thanks Tampamark.

Fluid is fine. The problem occurs after driving about 40 miles and goes away when the car is restarted.

I have a Fidelity extended warranty and 300 miles ago the dealer...
Forum: 6 Series 03-20-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,132
Posted By colink
I have the same issue and the same proposal from...

I have the same issue and the same proposal from the dealer on my '04 645 with 10300 miles. How did your experience turn out please Brian?
Forum: 6 Series 12-27-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,546
Posted By colink
After approximately 12 months I have made my...

After approximately 12 months I have made my first claim on my Fidelity Platinum warranty. Well actually the service advisor at the dealership made the claim and they paid direct to replace a sensor...
Forum: 6 Series 11-25-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,502
Posted By colink
Thanks for this. I was wondering about the manual...

Thanks for this. I was wondering about the manual gearbox and clutch?
Forum: 6 Series 11-24-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,502
Posted By colink
Are there any knowledgable opinions out there...

Are there any knowledgable opinions out there concerning how much torque a standard transmission and clutch could safely handle?
Forum: 6 Series 11-06-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,137
Posted By colink
I have a strong Irish accent and find that voice...

I have a strong Irish accent and find that voice recognition understands me perfectly :-) Go figure!
Forum: 6 Series 10-07-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By colink
Point taken Mulchman. Thanks.

Point taken Mulchman. Thanks.
Forum: 6 Series 10-06-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By colink
When checking the level, should the cap be...

When checking the level, should the cap be screwed all the way down, or just resting on the top thread please?

Obviously this would make a difference where the fluid showed on the dipstick.
Forum: 6 Series 08-09-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By colink
You will likely have more success if your subject...

You will likely have more success if your subject line reflects the content of the question.
Forum: 6 Series 07-11-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By colink
+1 for radar-mirror

+1 for radar-mirror
Forum: 6 Series 06-17-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By colink
Try the classifieds on http://www.bmwcca.org/

Try the classifieds on http://www.bmwcca.org/
Forum: 6 Series 05-12-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,365
Posted By colink
I have been told it is fitted at the factory to...

I have been told it is fitted at the factory to isolate the battery during shipping and removed by the dealer before delivery.
Forum: 6 Series 04-09-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By colink
Santana23, which company is the warranty with...

Santana23, which company is the warranty with please? I'm interested in how helpful they have been.
Forum: 6 Series 04-07-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,100
Posted By colink
I would check the power steering fluid again - my...

I would check the power steering fluid again - my warning occurred again after 3 months and I think it is because the reservoir caps on these allow seepage.
Forum: 6 Series 04-04-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,546
Posted By colink
I have not had to make any claims on the Fidelity...

I have not had to make any claims on the Fidelity warranty yet, which is a good thing, but unfortunately does not say anything about Fidelity!
Forum: 6 Series 04-03-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By colink
See radar-mirror.com $100 repair versus $500 to...

See radar-mirror.com $100 repair versus $500 to replace. Did mine 6 months ago - very pleased, fix it before it leaks acidic fluid on your dash!
Forum: 6 Series 04-02-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,486
Posted By colink
Wow Herbp! I have had my battery...

Wow Herbp!

I have had my battery disconnected but never knowingly reset my Active Steering.

I suppose that one could naturally go through the reset process just by driving and then exiting the...
Forum: 6 Series 03-21-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,196
Posted By colink
Sammyy90 how many miles are on your car? Not...

Sammyy90 how many miles are on your car?

Not that that would excuse anything, I'm just wondering just how much wear could lead to such a failure.
Forum: 6 Series 03-21-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,196
Posted By colink
BMW - Butt Medium Well - I feel a Youtube video...

BMW - Butt Medium Well - I feel a Youtube video coming on :)
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