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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-21-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By jwanes
Thanks for the response. What special tools...

Thanks for the response. What special tools would I need?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-20-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By jwanes
lower control arm replacement

Anyone know how difficult it is to replace the lower front forward control arms? My hydraulic bushings are worn out. It looks like they sell the bushing by itself. Is it easy enough to replace...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-20-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,540
Posted By jwanes
I had my valve stem seals changed a year and a...

I had my valve stem seals changed a year and a half ago at the dealer and it did not reduce the oil consumption. So it is not always the valve stem seals.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-27-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By jwanes
Yes my valve stem seals were replaced 18 months...

Yes my valve stem seals were replaced 18 months ago for oil consumption and it got a little bit better but still consumes 1L every 1000-1200km.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-15-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By jwanes
I was quoted C$6000+tax by the dealer, but I...

I was quoted C$6000+tax by the dealer, but I asked them to see what they can do for me. In the mean time I am getting quotes and second opinions on the diagnosis from Indy's. I picked the car up...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-13-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By jwanes
Heard back from the dealer and it looks like the...

Heard back from the dealer and it looks like the car needs a mechatronics unit. Does that seem right, the car only has 118Kkm (73000miles)?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-08-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By jwanes
Any BMW techs out there know what this is all...

Any BMW techs out there know what this is all about?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-07-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By jwanes
service code 12 82 15

I logged on to MyBMW website and this code was listed for my car. Does anyone know what it is for or have a copy of the bulletin?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-05-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By jwanes
In my case the door was closed and the...

In my case the door was closed and the transmission went to N and started flashing and would not go into Park regardless of whether the parking brake was on or not. I drove the car several times...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-05-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By jwanes
today the car would not go into park while this...

today the car would not go into park while this message was displayed and the neutral light was flashing. It eventually went into park. Any idea what it could be? I called BMW and they were not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-04-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,472
Posted By jwanes
My car has that colour please see below.

My car has that colour please see below.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-03-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By jwanes
No, flat surface.

No, flat surface.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-03-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By jwanes
transmission. secure vehicle against rolling by applying parking brake

the last couple of days I am getting this message when I put the car in Park. No driveability issue noticed. Anyone else experienced this? Does anyone know what the cause could be?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-28-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By jwanes
tires installed inside out: Any issues?

I just noticed that one of my rear tires, continental ExtremeContact DW, is installed inside out. I will get it fixed but wanted to know what issues if any that would cause. I just put the summer...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-24-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,762
Posted By jwanes
What did they give you for your car?

What did they give you for your car?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,211
Posted By jwanes
Mine was done 3 of weeks ago. Everything other...

Mine was done 3 of weeks ago. Everything other than the chains were changed (chains were changed last year).
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-08-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,762
Posted By jwanes
BMW does not appear to be consistent with their...

BMW does not appear to be consistent with their loaner policy. I guess it depends on many other factors that we are not aware of. When my car was under the original warranty I was once charged the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-06-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,762
Posted By jwanes
It's running great so far.

It's running great so far.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-06-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,762
Posted By jwanes
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-06-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,762
Posted By jwanes
I had the CCP performed on my car at BMW Autohaus...

I had the CCP performed on my car at BMW Autohaus a couple of weeks ago. They changed everything except the timing chains which were changed last summer. 3 days to get it done. They gave me...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-06-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 69,735
Posted By jwanes
I have a 2009 and just went through the CCP and...

I have a 2009 and just went through the CCP and they were able to program the oil change interval to 15KKm (10Kmi). All components were changed except for the timing chains (they were done last...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-28-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 69,735
Posted By jwanes
It is not CPO. It has been out of warranty for...

It is not CPO. It has been out of warranty for 1.5 years now. I am keeping it until it starts giving me unexpected problems. BMW so far has taken care of me. We'll see how it goes.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-27-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 69,735
Posted By jwanes
My car went in Monday Mar 23rd and picked it up...

My car went in Monday Mar 23rd and picked it up yesterday Mar 26th. Everything except the timing chains were replaced. (chains were replaced last year). So far so good.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-07-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,211
Posted By jwanes
No, I just signed up to MyBMW and typed my VIN...

No, I just signed up to MyBMW and typed my VIN and the 2 service codes were listed under recall/upgrade. You should do the same. Otherwise contact your service adviser.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-07-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 69,735
Posted By jwanes
My Car has been scheduled for the campaign on...

My Car has been scheduled for the campaign on March 23. I will report back after it is done.
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