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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-08-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By docwoz
Not Elmhurst, but not far from there. They...

Not Elmhurst, but not far from there.

They haven't been horrible, and they always offer a loaner if i can come at the most worst possible time after work when i work and live downtown (despite...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-06-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By docwoz
I have the exact same issue. Check out the clock...

I have the exact same issue. Check out the clock on your idrive and the clock on your dash. My Nav clock stops working and gets locked at the time the car was started.

BMW told me, and i quote,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-23-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By docwoz
Thanks, I figured as much, but of course NA...

Thanks, I figured as much, but of course NA didn't just simply say 'we'll give you a new car', but they asked if I want to pursue them replacing the vehicle. I wasn't sure of the steps to replace. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-23-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By docwoz
Should I attempt to Lemon/have my X3 replaced?

Looking for some general advice from the forum.

I've posted here several times around my July-2014 x35 build where I've had progessively worse issues with the Idrive system

1) First day of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-17-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,282
Posted By docwoz
the iphone 5 syncs contacts, but that's about all...

the iphone 5 syncs contacts, but that's about all you get with the bluetooth connection. You do not get access to texts, emails, calenders etc with the current software. True bummer.

@mybeemer1...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-07-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By docwoz
Viewing Texts on iPhone 5

So, BMW recently performed a software update on my 2014 X3. Prior to the software update, i could read my new text messages on my idrive - very useful feature to have them read to me in traffic.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-24-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By docwoz
ditto for Chicago.

ditto for Chicago.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-14-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By docwoz
I think its very helpful, especially when...

I think its very helpful, especially when navigating in a city since you don't have to take your eyes off the road. I'll have HUD in my vehicles going forward
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-06-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By docwoz
T'is true. From what's been posted on this...

T'is true. From what's been posted on this board, production of the 2014 is ova'.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-24-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By docwoz
Another poster on this forum picked his car up 2...

Another poster on this forum picked his car up 2 days after me and has all of these features. Unlucky timing for me!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-23-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By docwoz
i have a MY14 late July build and i must've...

i have a MY14 late July build and i must've missed the cut off for the information by literally days based on feedback in this forum. I was having issues with Bluetooth and the idrive system...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-27-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By docwoz
I am having serious software issues with my HUD...

I am having serious software issues with my HUD not turning on (and no option to turn it on) and bluetooth not working, and eventually the idrive system crashes and resets while in motion.

I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-17-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By docwoz
You say your HUD shows your music setting? Are...

You say your HUD shows your music setting? Are you for sure? My 2014 does not show music, although i never understood why music and phone information was not on the HUD.

I recently had a Camaro...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-16-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By docwoz
I'm glad to hear others out there experiencing...

I'm glad to hear others out there experiencing the same thing as me!

I could easily put the car in 'eco-pro' or take it easier on the gas, but its too much fun and the sound is too enjoybale to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-16-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By docwoz
The MPGs i see in this forum blow me away. We've...

The MPGs i see in this forum blow me away. We've had our 14 35i for 6 months now and we have about 3,000 miles on it. We're averagine 17mpg since purchase. We do live in the city of chicago, which...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-13-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By docwoz
same issue here. Bluetooth won't connect and...

same issue here. Bluetooth won't connect and eventually the entire system just crashes. Sounds like I need to bring my car in again.

BMW can't solve the issue where every once in a while, the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-26-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By docwoz
Sold

Sold
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By docwoz
Car and life advice - I love this forum! Thanks...

Car and life advice - I love this forum! Thanks guys...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By docwoz
It was pulling straight into a parking spot, so...

It was pulling straight into a parking spot, so she was never in reverse, and since she didn't listen during my walkthrough of the car, she didn't manually engage the sensors. Those sensors are less...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By docwoz
Thanks - I was looking through the DIYs on other...

Thanks - I was looking through the DIYs on other models and completely agree. High chance of major screw ups! I think I'll have this guy look at it and see what he can do without removal and go...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By docwoz
well, I found a guy that works for a BMW bodyshop...

well, I found a guy that works for a BMW bodyshop through a friend that would repaint the entire bumper for me for a significant discount, but the only catch is I'd have to bring in the bumper...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By docwoz
Wife rams painted metal ropes

I get these lovely pictures via text today informining me that my wife ran into some metal ropes in a parking garage today. Her excuse was that the parking sensors weren't going off. Of course, she...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-17-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By docwoz
Thanks. Regarding the rename of the station,...

Thanks.

Regarding the rename of the station, that option disappeared for me. I was able to change it once, and then its been gone since. I then tried with my wifes key and profile and the exact...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-17-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By docwoz
Changing Radio Station names

I know there is the option to change the radio station names in the 2014 X3, because I was able to do it ONCE for both keys (and profiles). From that point on, the option in the menu system has...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-16-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,921
Posted By docwoz
Production videos don't exist anymore. My...

Production videos don't exist anymore.

My car made it to the dealer within 3 days of completion. Its really the luck of the draw on when a truck fills up with deliveries to your region. If you...
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