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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-17-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Pixl
Learn more about the 6 in general and specifically the M6...

Internal BMW training document found online:

I really like the info on page 64...

http://prodcds.bmwuniversity.com/courses/Technical/OL1201/F12-F13%20M6%20Complete%20Vehicle.pdf
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-16-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By Pixl
My starter too was replaced. Big difference in...

My starter too was replaced. Big difference in start sturdiness and ignition response, in other words, she fires right up.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-15-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By Pixl
Mine had the same brief grinding sound on cold...

Mine had the same brief grinding sound on cold start. They are replacing the starter, among other unrelatied items. I'm 3 warranty claims in the first 30 days. Warranty work gets done after all cash...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-12-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 764
Posted By Pixl
Maybe it's my oxygen tanks and walker causing all...

Maybe it's my oxygen tanks and walker causing all of this?

Seriously, the flight attendants in First Class tend to be more appealing than coach. And have you actually driven a Cadillac, lately?...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-11-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 764
Posted By Pixl
My 2012 F13 is doing the same thing. Got the...

My 2012 F13 is doing the same thing. Got the Drivetrain Malfunction warning too. Dealer took it for a day, said they want to do more tests. Gave me an X1 loaner. It was like someone swapped my flight...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-24-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By Pixl
It's a beauty... Like the not-black interior. ...

It's a beauty... Like the not-black interior.


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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-17-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By Pixl
Would you debadge your 650i?

Thinking about it to make the car more understated. I am also getting my unfair share of challengers on the road.

Just what did BMW owners do to Nissan/Infinity owners to make them react so...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-17-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By Pixl
I think BMW needs a recall on this Drivetrain...

I think BMW needs a recall on this Drivetrain Malfunction issue. Never seen a car shake so violently in 30 years of driving.

If mine does it again, it's off to the Maserati dealer.


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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-08-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Pixl
I did the same thing. I noticed all these times...

I did the same thing. I noticed all these times missing, so I took them all out of my trade-in, an earlier 650i and put them in my new one.


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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-06-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By Pixl
I did not thoroughly test the heat as I am in the...

I did not thoroughly test the heat as I am in the desert and will rarely use it. My expectations of the ventilated seats was to cool the surface and minimize sweat. Turning on the feature does...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-06-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By Pixl
Yes, the markings are clear. But thanks for...

Yes, the markings are clear. But thanks for emphasizing this.


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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-05-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By Pixl
Ventilated seats?

My ventilated and heated seats have separate controls for each function, however, the ventilated seats control is activating the heating element throughout the seat.

Extremely frustrating to get...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-31-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Pixl
I have only gotten mine to work while parking. In...

I have only gotten mine to work while parking. In reverse, hit the camera button to the left of the gear stick, then use iDrive to select the top view. I may not have every step noted here, but...
Forum: 6 Series 05-31-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 441,412
Posted By Pixl
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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-29-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Pixl
This is my first automatic transmission ever, so...

This is my first automatic transmission ever, so I am coming into it with great apprehension. The behavior of the gear shifts were erratic, quick, then long, then sustained without shifting. I first...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-29-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Pixl
From what I read, the transmission is controlled...

From what I read, the transmission is controlled by software which enables many modes and timing of gear shifts. Supposedly, these algorithms learn driving styles of the driver and change various...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-27-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Pixl
Reset ZF transmission

Insert the Key to into the key fob (DON'T HOLD THE BRAKE).
Press the Start Button ONCE, just so the car electronics start and show the Engine light is on. (Again, Don't START the Engine).
Press and...
Forum: 6 Series 05-25-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By Pixl
Bedding the pads worked! Hoping to have my next...

Bedding the pads worked! Hoping to have my next few driving days prove that the squeal is gone permanently.
Forum: 6 Series 05-25-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By Pixl
Service record for your comments... ...

Service record for your comments...

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Forum: 6 Series 05-24-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By Pixl
Great replies guys! Thanks. The mechanic did a...

Great replies guys! Thanks. The mechanic did a caliper measurement on all 4 rotors. He said they are in spec. So, we went with 4 sets of pads. When I called back about the squeal, he said that the...
Forum: 6 Series 05-23-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By Pixl
Brake Service, SQUEAK!

75k miles, pads are are thin.
Go in for sevice to do the pads and maybe rotors, need 2 year brake fluid flush too.
Told that rotors are ok, just need pads. Ok.
$1150 later, ready for pick up.
At...
Forum: 6 Series 06-20-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By Pixl
If you live in the desert...

I am looking for some real world advice. I am moving to Indian Wells in August and having my 6 shipped there. It is silver with a black interior. Should I be seriously looking into major window...
Forum: 6 Series 03-09-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Pixl
Well, I pulled the dip stick and the oil is fresh...

Well, I pulled the dip stick and the oil is fresh synthetic/proper level. This shop has done reliable work in the past, I just can't fathom over inflating RFTs as much as they did... Plus, they...
Forum: 6 Series 03-09-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Pixl
Over inflated tires triggered flat tire warning

Could not believe this happened, but I was cruising at, shall we say the suite spot for the 6, when suddenly, the Flat Tire warning lit up the panel!

%#^%#!

Got off the accelerator and headed...
Forum: 6 Series 03-07-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,823
Posted By Pixl
I feel your pain... The cost to maintain a 6...

I feel your pain... The cost to maintain a 6 series is the direct result of "means-based" pricing tactics. I believe that just changing the gaskets could have probably stopped the leak on my vacuum...
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