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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-11-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By buckeyewalt
As long as it's superficial, no worries. It's...

As long as it's superficial, no worries. It's when those superficial grooves start going into the metal that's when you have issues.

Also if I'm not mistaken, the brakes will lightly apply (as a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-10-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By buckeyewalt
It's hard to tell just by looking at the picture,...

It's hard to tell just by looking at the picture, but if you could rub your finger on the disc (cold of course) and not feel any score marks, I say you're safe, but if you could feel roughness and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-31-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By buckeyewalt
WOW, don't know if I'm the lucky one or not. So...

WOW, don't know if I'm the lucky one or not. So far, with almost 3000 miles, no oil consumed, (I check it about once a week because of my previous 50i did use oil) and my mileage is around 17-18 in...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-25-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,949
Posted By buckeyewalt
THANKS, you and Shawn fully explained what...

THANKS, you and Shawn fully explained what Gracenote is and what it does. BTW, I didn't know that it was an offline database...:dunno:
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-25-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,949
Posted By buckeyewalt
At the risk of being redundant, you said that...

At the risk of being redundant, you said that Gracenote on our vehicle's is not what BMW implemented Gracenote for.

On page 62 of the entertainment section of the Nav. manual, it says that...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-24-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,949
Posted By buckeyewalt
Learned something again.....thanks Shawn!

Learned something again.....thanks Shawn!
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-24-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,949
Posted By buckeyewalt
I thought that there was to Gracenote than there...

I thought that there was to Gracenote than there is. I always thought that it was a digital music recognition system that recognizes the music that you are playing and displays the album art.

"In...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-24-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,949
Posted By buckeyewalt
I guess that was my point Shawn. Gracenote as it...

I guess that was my point Shawn. Gracenote as it stands now does nothing for my listening enjoyment at all. I can't get music cover albums on anything I download or that plays on Sirius other than...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-24-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,949
Posted By buckeyewalt
I just learned something....I knew that the maps...

I just learned something....I knew that the maps were a cost to get them updated, BUT I didn't know that something a simple as a Gracenote update would cost anything. You don't pay extra for idrive...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-24-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,949
Posted By buckeyewalt
Thanks for the reply Shawn. I know that these are...

Thanks for the reply Shawn. I know that these are torrent files and as such dealers wouldn't be downloading something like that into our vehicles, but I didn't know if there was an update via BMW's...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-24-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,949
Posted By buckeyewalt
I have to take my car to the dealers in a few...

I have to take my car to the dealers in a few weeks. Can the dealer perform the update?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-23-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,949
Posted By buckeyewalt
I'm going to step out on a limb and be a...

I'm going to step out on a limb and be a blockhead too. I asked this question before and Shawn was nice enough to explain it to me but at the risk being called a dumb@$$, I'll ask this question.

I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-16-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By buckeyewalt
Interesting Read About the 50i

I have posted this on the "other" BMW board and thought I would share it here....

This weeks issue of autospies had an article on the "hardest working powertrains in the business". There were only...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-12-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By buckeyewalt
My SA had a little problem in finding the service...

My SA had a little problem in finding the service bulletin. Have your SA look under the instrument section of the service bulletins.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-12-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By buckeyewalt
I was at the dealer today and the SA advised me...

I was at the dealer today and the SA advised me of a service bulletin that addresses the same problem that you have. I didn't get it fixed today because of time, but it requires you to have the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-12-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,906
Posted By buckeyewalt
Car is no longer in my possession, got a new 50i...

Car is no longer in my possession, got a new 50i to replace my older one...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-11-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By buckeyewalt
Thanks for responding. I will tell my SA this and...

Thanks for responding. I will tell my SA this and hopefully he will understand what to do.

thanks again.......!!:thumbup:
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-11-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By buckeyewalt
HUD Issues

Taking my vehicle in tomorrow to have them look at the HUD height. It does not change with different profiles and always reverts back to default (flat) when changing drivers. I don't know if anyone...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-10-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By buckeyewalt
Thanks for the reply, I guess I should have been...

Thanks for the reply, I guess I should have been more clear. My profile somehow will pick up the HUD height. It will pick up everything else except for the HUD height. When we set our profiles to our...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-09-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By buckeyewalt
I didn't know that there was a recall on the HUD...

I didn't know that there was a recall on the HUD height, which I have an issue with. I the other recall for diesels only?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-17-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,218
Posted By buckeyewalt
A quick visit to real oem and look up part...

A quick visit to real oem and look up part numbers for major components and you should have your answer if the engines are the same.

Somehow I'm thinking more of anything would equal to different...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,321
Posted By buckeyewalt
I currently get about 17-19 mpg in the city,...

I currently get about 17-19 mpg in the city, according to how I drive. On the road I checked today and I got almost 24 mpg driving a 30 mile route, 70 mph, normally I get about 22-23 mpg highway. I...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-07-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,949
Posted By buckeyewalt
Thanks for trying to educate me!:thumbup:

Thanks for trying to educate me!:thumbup:
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,949
Posted By buckeyewalt
Guys, I have got to be the slow one here, sorry....

Guys, I have got to be the slow one here, sorry. Anyway, having a new 2014 X5, I don't think that this update will apply to me. Correct me if I am wrong! And hoe do you tell what kind of headunit...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-23-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By buckeyewalt
Well, since it's not on the diesel, and I don't...

Well, since it's not on the diesel, and I don't have it on my 50i, then it must be just on the 35i
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