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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,427
Posted By Quacker
Power electronics is one of my professional...

Power electronics is one of my professional skills. I have all the gear to test for this type of thing, so it was easy. I alerted Terry. He tells me that it is an issue with only some of the F10's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,427
Posted By Quacker
I investigated the battery drain issue on an F10....

I investigated the battery drain issue on an F10. The JB4 appears to draw current continuously from the tap they suggest, even with the vehicle completely shut down. Leaving the vehicle undriven for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Quacker
...And what a nice dealer!

...And what a nice dealer!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By Quacker
I haven't checked the darkening (or the heater)...

I haven't checked the darkening (or the heater) yet.

I have no problems focusing. It sure is nice seeing a much wider field of view. Honestly, even if the didn't darken at all, I'd be happy.

- Q
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By Quacker
I just got my new (used) Euro-mirrors. What a...

I just got my new (used) Euro-mirrors. What a great improvement!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-10-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Quacker
Tax? Really?

Tax? Really?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-08-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Quacker
http://www.consumerautomotiveresearch.com/index.ht...

http://www.consumerautomotiveresearch.com/index.htm
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-05-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By Quacker
One more thing you might consider is to wrap the...

One more thing you might consider is to wrap the chrome window frames with black vinyl, either glossy or flat. (I am partial to glossy). It really sets off the car and if done properly, it's very...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-26-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By Quacker
I finally got mine working! As it turns out, my...

I finally got mine working! As it turns out, my "account" which is actually my email address, was on file with BMW in all capital letters... and the account name is case sensitive at BMW. I can't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-25-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Quacker
Suggest that you do not put the trunk floor back...

Suggest that you do not put the trunk floor back in for a few days, to allow complete evaporation - and run your AC when you can.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-19-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Quacker
There are no cigarette lighters or other power...

There are no cigarette lighters or other power ports that remain live after the vehicle is fully off for more than ~8 minutes. You will have to get to the battery terminals either at the battery...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-19-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Quacker
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_1_12?url=se...

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_1_12?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=reusable%20ice%20pack&sprefix=reusable+ice%2Caps%2C332
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Quacker
What?

What?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-29-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,017
Posted By Quacker
I think that light wood shows poorly against the...

I think that light wood shows poorly against the mocha. If you're a DIY type of guy, you could get him down another 1K to help you pay for some nicer color wood, then swap the trim out yourself. Who...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-27-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Quacker
Hi Morti, I get it that you like carbon, but...

Hi Morti,

I get it that you like carbon, but have you looked carefully at the pictures of that item? Looks really poor to me. Kinda rough and uneven. Even unsealed. They sound like they are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-23-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Quacker
Keep searching this forum. There have been...

Keep searching this forum. There have been several similar scenarios posted, mostly for MY 2011. I believe they mostly traced to an HP fuel pump or sensor issue. Good luck.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-21-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Quacker
...Then again, there was some poster in the last...

...Then again, there was some poster in the last year that claimed to have researched it and that the original airbag could be used. So do your research thoroughly.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-09-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 25,784
Posted By Quacker
I was an early adopter of the...

I was an early adopter of the 'use-your-finger-nail-in-the-corner-of-the-button' idea. I've never even touched the graphics. As a result - no problem. And I treat my nav screen the same way. I never...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By Quacker
(Sigh)

(Sigh)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-04-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By Quacker
There are windshield chip repair kits out there....

There are windshield chip repair kits out there. Start with a Google search.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-22-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By Quacker
Funny - I got that dashboard warning just today!...

Funny - I got that dashboard warning just today! It said: Caution! Vanos Bolts In Oil Pan. All Bolts not Available. Please Drive Moderately!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-22-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,352
Posted By Quacker
Yep - looks busted. But if it happened to me, I'd...

Yep - looks busted. But if it happened to me, I'd fully cycle the brightness a few times and then pull the negative terminal on the battery and count to 100 before hooking it back up.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By Quacker
Yeah, that explanation is steampunk. If I'm not...

Yeah, that explanation is steampunk. If I'm not mistaken, even the AC compressor doesn't work this way on the F10.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-04-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,209
Posted By Quacker
IMO: If they asked you 'what would make you...

IMO: If they asked you 'what would make you happy,' it sounds like they are willing to do something close to lemoning it. Ask for a *****back since you have no confidence in the car. If they decline,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-04-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By Quacker
I am fairly sure that my explanation is accurate....

I am fairly sure that my explanation is accurate. I know that if you turn the vehicle off with the hold activated it puts on the parking brake, but you can feel that in your brake pedal. You can't...
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