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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,030
Posted By mdernst
The BMW Assist Safety Plan is free for the...

The BMW Assist Safety Plan is free for the duration of the new car warranty period in the USA. That plan is all that's required to get Google's Send to Car feature (as well as remote unlock,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-22-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,119
Posted By mdernst
Do you have multiple email accounts set up on...

Do you have multiple email accounts set up on iPhone or just one?

Trying to figure out why some people seem to be getting emails show up and some, like me, not.

I'm also wondering if Dragon...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-22-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,119
Posted By mdernst
Now when you say "working" can you be more...

Now when you say "working" can you be more specific? All I can get on mine is Text Messages that are received while I'm in the car and the phone is connected will show up on the iDrive screen. I...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-12-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 37,368
Posted By mdernst
Shawn - did they give you any reason for the lock...

Shawn - did they give you any reason for the lock out and deletion of files?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-11-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,914
Posted By mdernst
I believe the 2013 M5 has it. I took a trip a...

I believe the 2013 M5 has it. I took a trip a couple weeks ago and a few times along the way the word and symbol ACCIDENT! popped up on the dash below the speedometer (in the area where other Check...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-27-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,232
Posted By mdernst
Also, on my 2013 F10, it seems that the parameter...

Also, on my 2013 F10, it seems that the parameter VIDEO_NUR_MIT_HANDBREMSE was replaced with VIDEO_HANDBRAKE - but the setting changes were the same.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-14-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 157,243
Posted By mdernst
Thanks go out to ShawnSheridan, April1 and all...

Thanks go out to ShawnSheridan, April1 and all the contributors here.

I was able to code my 2013 M5 (08/2012 production) using 47.5 psz data for the following:

Video in Motion (side effect of...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-01-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 157,243
Posted By mdernst
I'm scratching my head here. In step 3 of your...

I'm scratching my head here. In step 3 of your post #1 on this thread you state:

3. Also copy Setup_3.18.4-47.4.v1.bat and EDIABAS.INI files into the same folder.

I can't find the EDIABAS.INI...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-01-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 157,243
Posted By mdernst
Where is the EDIABAS.INI file referred to in the...

Where is the EDIABAS.INI file referred to in the installation instructions available for download?

Mike
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-23-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,343
Posted By mdernst
I thought BMW started a few years ago keeping the...

I thought BMW started a few years ago keeping the rear taillights on when the Daytime Running Lights were on? Try disabling the DRLs and see if the rear taillights go off.

Mike
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-22-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,575
Posted By mdernst
On a standard or conventional alternator setup...

On a standard or conventional alternator setup the alternator is a constant drain on the engine (straight belt drive from the engine). On the BMW regenerative system the alternator has a clutch...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-04-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,750
Posted By mdernst
Actually, on the X5M that display is selectable...

Actually, on the X5M that display is selectable in the iDrive HUD settings. You can have the standard display like on non-M models with the speed, navigation, cruise setting or you can have the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-21-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,718
Posted By mdernst
That indicates when it is utilizing regenerative...

That indicates when it is utilizing regenerative braking. BMW calls all sorts of tweaks part of its "Efficient Dynamics" program. Regenerative braking basically means it is using the forward...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-01-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By mdernst
On my 2009 M3 the center lamps were cornering...

On my 2009 M3 the center lamps were cornering lamps - they came on when turning to light up the side of the road.

On the X5 the fog lamps double as the cornering lamps.

On the X5M there are no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,877
Posted By mdernst
If multiple paired phones are in range, the...

If multiple paired phones are in range, the phones are given priority in the order in which they were paired.

I.e., select BLUETOOTH from the iDrive MENU and look at the list of phones which...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,877
Posted By mdernst
The solution to number 3 is to drive faster. :) ...

The solution to number 3 is to drive faster. :)

The instruction timing as to turns and exits is based on your speed and as far as I know there is no way to adjust. If you're going 80 MPH on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-10-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By mdernst
Probably won't come on in your driveway because...

Probably won't come on in your driveway because they don't come if you are at very low speeds (I don't remember what the speed cut off is but they don't come on at the speeds which I drive in my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-31-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,710
Posted By mdernst
Had the side view cameras on my 7 series. IMO,...

Had the side view cameras on my 7 series. IMO, they are almost useless. They are cool to show off to your friends but that's about it. The image is too small and too wide angled to make out what...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,809
Posted By mdernst
M5s and M3s had non-runflats and no spare tire...

M5s and M3s had non-runflats and no spare tire for years. They did have a mostly useless "M-mobility Kit" included which was basically a can of sealant and a 12 volt air compressor.

It's a chance...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By mdernst
My experience with BMWs (I've had 6 since 1998...

My experience with BMWs (I've had 6 since 1998 and most of them creaked where the door seal met the door frame) that have creaking doors is that the best course of action is to keep the seals and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-26-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By mdernst
You get the new iDrive without NAV but on a...

You get the new iDrive without NAV but on a smaller screen. At least this is the way it is in th USA. Can't speak for other markets.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,202
Posted By mdernst
3) Push iDrive Controller to the right (toward...

3) Push iDrive Controller to the right (toward the split screen) then PRESS controller down on SPLIT SCREEN CONTENT. Select what you want displayed on the right side of the screen.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,485
Posted By mdernst
While your iPod playlist is displayed on the...

While your iPod playlist is displayed on the screen, push the OPTION button on the iDrive controller and check the RANDOM box.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By mdernst
It's on my X5M. I thought this was only visible...

It's on my X5M. I thought this was only visible on the "M" models?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,303
Posted By mdernst
Might also try changing the batteries in the...

Might also try changing the batteries in the remote. I've found in the past that sometimes the remote are strong enough to operate the garage door but not strong enough to program the Homelink in...
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