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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-28-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By Gilgorm
My car was a 'slightly used' car with 133km on it...

My car was a 'slightly used' car with 133km on it when I got it. The same rear passenger seat heating switch was pushed in slightly on the right side. I took the car in for its first oil change two...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,661
Posted By Gilgorm
I use AutoHold all the time. It does light up...

I use AutoHold all the time. It does light up the brake lights when it engages.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,140
Posted By Gilgorm
Based on all the gun responses, I'm going to add...

Based on all the gun responses, I'm going to add a pack of bandages to my sunglasses that currently occupy the space.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,473
Posted By Gilgorm
Woody +1 You have the upgraded system.

Woody +1 You have the upgraded system.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By Gilgorm
I agree with luigi. Are you saying your 'key fob...

I agree with luigi. Are you saying your 'key fob battery' is low? It has nothing to do with the car battery. BTW, if you are still under warranty, both the vehicle battery and fob battery are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,473
Posted By Gilgorm
I don't know the difference for the 2014s but the...

I don't know the difference for the 2014s but the 2012 difference was in the number of speakers. The HiFi had 12 speakers and the TopHiFi system had 16 with different auxiliary amps. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By Gilgorm
As 'sonic' mentioned, the SAT can be used for...

As 'sonic' mentioned, the SAT can be used for very limited engine braking. The engine rev-matching feature limits its use for that particular purpose. For stronger engine braking, I use the console...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By Gilgorm
Your best bet would be finding an above-freezing...

Your best bet would be finding an above-freezing spot to park for a while. Hot/warm water may or may not work. It could just add more water and make your frozen problem worse.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By Gilgorm
Glad you got it working. Those electrical...

Glad you got it working.
Those electrical gremlins love to mess with BMWs.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By Gilgorm
I agree with Judy. Start over. Although as I...

I agree with Judy. Start over.
Although as I noted in Post #22, I don't have any profiles, now or ever, and the keys work perfectly as they are supposed too.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Gilgorm
Most tire manufacturers suggest a tire life of...

Most tire manufacturers suggest a tire life of 5-7 years. They will look fine but may not last as long as you hope. Tires exposed to excessive sunlight or electrical motors can start to breakdown...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By Gilgorm
My wife and I have radically different driving...

My wife and I have radically different driving positions. We have Comfort Access. When we actually open the driver's door, the seats, i-drive(split screen settings, etc), exterior mirrors, steering...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Gilgorm
Of the two, I had X-Ice on my retired E60. I was...

Of the two, I had X-Ice on my retired E60. I was very impressed with them. They were a Consumers Report top pick as well. They seemed good at everything, from packed snow to ice. As the season...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,056
Posted By Gilgorm
Like others, I used the Classic maps version all...

Like others, I used the Classic maps version all the time successfully then it stopped working. BMW Assist was very helpful (did take three people passing me around). I had to add a G-mail account...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-29-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Gilgorm
Canadian F10s don't have TPMS but do have the...

Canadian F10s don't have TPMS but do have the cheaper FTM (Flat Tire Monitor) that uses the ABS system to determine the wheel rotation speeds. A low psi tire will turn at a different rate to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-21-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By Gilgorm
I've had two flats with run-flats, both on the...

I've had two flats with run-flats, both on the tread with long screws. The first was driven on with 0 psi for a distance and full load and the sidewalls were so badly damaged inside, that it had to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Gilgorm
Scheduled maintenance uses both. In your case...

Scheduled maintenance uses both. In your case the mileage will occur first so you can get a no-charge oil change at that time. The mileage will be reset to a new value at the time of the oil...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-16-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By Gilgorm
My son was diagnosed with narcolepsy and his...

My son was diagnosed with narcolepsy and his 'sleep' doctor was required by law to report his condition. As a result he received a medical suspension and could no longer drive.
He was subsequently...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-12-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Gilgorm
Personally, I'd wait until the car's CBS tells...

Personally, I'd wait until the car's CBS tells you to get the oil changed. On occasion, my oil change interval mileage has actually increased if I take a long drive which tends to make the car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-10-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By Gilgorm
Grover432, hopefully you haven't had a flat but...

Grover432, hopefully you haven't had a flat but if you ever do the FTM will only tell you if the tire is completely flat. I have had two flats so far. My F10 is the only car I have ever owned that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By Gilgorm
+1 to larger metal caps, usually pewter coloured....

+1 to larger metal caps, usually pewter coloured.
Your on-board manual will usually refer to which one you have by only referring to it.
Paper manuals refer to both types. Canadian cars only had...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,741
Posted By Gilgorm
I believe there is a rule that if the headlights...

I believe there is a rule that if the headlights give off a certain amount of light that the turn signals must be brighter so they will stand out against the white light. Any F10 with the side...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By Gilgorm
I've never heard or seen on any forum any...

I've never heard or seen on any forum any comments about the sensor being adjustable. My lights tend to come on when the sun is low in the sky and at an extreme angle. Otherwise, they do NOT come...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By Gilgorm
You should love the tires. Mine are quiet,...

You should love the tires. Mine are quiet, dependable and do their job as a run-flat. I've had mine two winters now. Also had one complete loss-of-air flat that couldn't be saved. The car becomes...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Gilgorm
Have you tried a shop-vac with a keyboard reducer...

Have you tried a shop-vac with a keyboard reducer on it? The intense suction may be enough to pull the key back out the way it went in.
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