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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2015, 12:53 PM
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Posted By dommm
OK I am not the sharpest knife in the drawer so...

OK I am not the sharpest knife in the drawer so if I ask more stupid questions at least you will know why. Are you implying that the solvents you listed above are bad for my car? I have not yet used...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2015, 07:30 AM
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Posted By dommm
I spend 7 months a year in Ontario, Canada & I...

I spend 7 months a year in Ontario, Canada & I only use ethanol free gas to fill up with, so while up north ethanol is not an issue for me. There are many gas stations that still sell ethanol free...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2015, 06:36 AM
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Posted By dommm
Would adding this stuff when filling up help?...

Would adding this stuff when filling up help? STA-BIL Fuel Stabilizer
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,710
Posted By dommm
I have the exact same experience & have been...

I have the exact same experience & have been given the exact same explanation from the dealer. He advised to put the car in sport mode which I did try & I believe it may have made things a bit...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-21-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,226
Posted By dommm
Can anyone confirm where to access the engine oil...

Can anyone confirm where to access the engine oil filter on my 2011 550ix F10? I have seen 2 separate videos on doing a DIY engine oil & oil filter change & both videos state that the video applies...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,226
Posted By dommm
OK, so now I am confused. In the first video link...

OK, so now I am confused. In the first video link you supplied, the engine oil filter was accessed by opening up the hood but the next video link you gave me shows the presenter accessing the engine...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,226
Posted By dommm
Thanks for the link. At the start of the video...

Thanks for the link. At the start of the video the presenter mentions the video applies to E60's. Can you confirm that the video would also apply to my 2011 550i F10? Thanks
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,226
Posted By dommm
Just a little off topic so please accept my...

Just a little off topic so please accept my apologize. I have googled for a DIY oil change for my 2011 BMW 550i F10 but I get no results for my specific model. Can someone please attach a link to a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-29-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By dommm
Go to the link below a read up & then PM the...

Go to the link below a read up & then PM the thread starter. I used him a few years ago to update my maps. gl

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=777905&highlight=
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-20-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By dommm
I have been told that the only service info that...

I have been told that the only service info that a dealership can legally give you is warranty work that has been preformed on the car. All other work is protected by privacy laws.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-07-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By dommm
Well hopefully someone else can help because I...

Well hopefully someone else can help because I will also need to do this reset some day. gl
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-07-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By dommm
I think this might get you there. I think you...

I think this might get you there. I think you just need to scroll to brake reset instead of oil reset but I've never done it myself so it's just a suggestion. GL
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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-26-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,478
Posted By dommm
Are you referring to resetting the service...

Are you referring to resetting the service schedule for this job or does it need to be coded? ie:INPA
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By dommm
Maybe someone else can provide it but the link I...

Maybe someone else can provide it but the link I provided is the best I can do for you. There is an SI number at the top of that article that you could ask your dealer to pull up? gl
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By dommm
Scroll to post #12 ...

Scroll to post #12

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8834779
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By dommm
Read post #14

Read post #14
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By dommm
Yes you are correct, that is why I said "there...

Yes you are correct, that is why I said "there are strings attached".

If you find a Petro Canada station that does not sell 94 Oct, that stations 91 Oct will be ethanol free. If the Petro station...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By dommm
I personally would not trust the info on the...

I personally would not trust the info on the pure-gas website but to each his own. It is easy to check for yourself if ethanol has been add to the gas you buy.

(1) pour a small amount of water...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By dommm
I emailed ESSO on January of this year asking...

I emailed ESSO on January of this year asking about ethanol in ESSO fuel & below was the reply I received.

"Our Supreme gasoline (91 Octane) does not contain any Ethanol and our
mid-grade can...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By dommm
OK, thanks, that is good news to me since I do...

OK, thanks, that is good news to me since I do not buy gas with ethanol & eliminating Shell stations would have been an inconvenience.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By dommm
I am certainly not saying you are wrong but I am...

I am certainly not saying you are wrong but I am confused by the above quote. Are you saying Shell V-Power NiTRO+ premium gasoline in Canada has no ethanol?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By dommm
It is my understanding (I can be wrong) that all...

It is my understanding (I can be wrong) that all gasoline sold at regular car gas stations in the USA has ethanol in it. The best way to find ethanol free gasoline in the USA is to find a marina that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By dommm
Could you supply a link to that info? I am very...

Could you supply a link to that info? I am very anti ethanol, & if Shell's premium grade is no longer ethanol free I will be driving by Shell stations. Thanks
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By dommm
I go out of my way to buy ethanol free gasoline....

I go out of my way to buy ethanol free gasoline. ESSO premium & SHELL premium & some Petro stations premium & Canadian Tire premium all sell none ethanol gas. There may be others?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By dommm
I don't know when this article was dated but it...

I don't know when this article was dated but it states NO ETHANOL in the Shell V-Power NiTRO+ premium gasoline in Canada.
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