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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-05-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Art234
Make sure you have notifications enabled on both...

Make sure you have notifications enabled on both the phone and the car sides for messages.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-26-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,204
Posted By Art234
My vote is with the 535d. It is faster, and gets...

My vote is with the 535d. It is faster, and gets considerably better fuel economy, up to 44 mpg on the highway. Around town I get 33-35 mpg without trying.

The noise is almost not noticeable, and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Art234
Appointment for next Tuesday to see what they can...

Appointment for next Tuesday to see what they can do about it. I will keep you posted.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-07-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Art234
It took two days, but they were able to reproduce...

It took two days, but they were able to reproduce the situation..no answers yet, will keep you posted.
Just heard from the dealership, they are looking at service bulletins to see if the issue is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-03-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Art234
Exhaust Smell in Car on Cold Start-Diesel

Here is an interesting situation I have been experiencing in cold weather only.

Below about 55 degrees, starting the car in the morning, I get a diesel exhaust smell in the car for about 30-50...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-08-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By Art234
I am a Habberstad customer as well and have found...

I am a Habberstad customer as well and have found their service Dept. to be excellent. I have had some tricky issues with my first F10 and they would think outside the box to fix them. My '14 is in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,141
Posted By Art234
I went to the dealer, and he had his installer do...

I went to the dealer, and he had his installer do it--my dealer is Habberstad BMW. We actually saved the insurance company some money. Granted it wasn't cheap, about $1200 for the whole job plus tax,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,141
Posted By Art234
My '11 had two replacements-lots of flying rocks...

My '11 had two replacements-lots of flying rocks here in NY. In each case I insisted on OEM replacement glass, and they also had to replace the rain sensor each time to insure the wipers would detect...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-24-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,671
Posted By Art234
I think there is some exaggeration going on...

I think there is some exaggeration going on somewhere. Perhaps VW is planting stories so they can share the pain with their competitors.

My understanding is that the entire scandal only has to do...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-04-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,048
Posted By Art234
I have had my 535d xdrive for almost a year and a...

I have had my 535d xdrive for almost a year and a half now, and have absolutely no complaints. I love it. 0-60 less than 6 seconds and fuel economy is beyond belief. No tank below 32 mpg, and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2015, 12:57 PM
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Views: 6,375
Posted By Art234
Folks, I am somewhat disappointed in the way we...

Folks,
I am somewhat disappointed in the way we are treating a new guest here. The man came here in desperation looking for advice, and perhaps a little sympathy. Instead he's being attacked by some...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Art234
You can reset the fuel economy in the instrument...

You can reset the fuel economy in the instrument cluster as often as you want. I set my trip computer function every week or on long trips. The one in the dash is under vehicle information if I am...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-30-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,080
Posted By Art234
I drove a '14 GS AWD as a loaner for my wife's RX...

I drove a '14 GS AWD as a loaner for my wife's RX hybrid and was disappointed. Only a 6 speed tranny, and the fuel economy in my normal driving cycle was not good-under 21 mpg. Could not get more...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By Art234
You got me Carbon!!

You got me Carbon!!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By Art234
After filling the car this morning, it took 11.02...

After filling the car this morning, it took 11.02 gallons, 475.9 miles driven, which yields 43.185 mpg, very close to the indication above. For what it's worth, the biggest discrepancy I see is about...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By Art234
535d Xdrive Real World Fuel Economy

Yesterday I had to take a one day trip from central Long Island to Harrisburg PA and back. There was moderate to stop and go traffic in and around NYC, but otherwise, a relatively easy ride at or...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-27-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 31,008
Posted By Art234
What's the release date on the combox update?...

What's the release date on the combox update? What does it accomplish? Mine was supposedly updated at the dealership in May.

Thanks
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-27-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 31,008
Posted By Art234
What's the release date on the combox update?...

What's the release date on the combox update? What does it accomplish? Mine was supposedly updated at the dealership in May.

Thanks
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-17-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By Art234
My advice would be to call BMW Genius from the...

My advice would be to call BMW Genius from the customer service link in the car, and ask them for help on the software update-they may have an unpublished fix for the car built in your time frame. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,239
Posted By Art234
I picked this car up in Germany, and had it up to...

I picked this car up in Germany, and had it up to about 140 or so on the autobahn and never felt a lack of power -- but that's never going to happen on this side of the pond, so I am just happy at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,239
Posted By Art234
I have a 2014 535d Xdrive, and have had no issues...

I have a 2014 535d Xdrive, and have had no issues at all with the power train. The engine is quiet, powerful, and no problem with the width of the power or torque band. I am getting about 30% better...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Art234
The rpm drop in ECO mode is due to coast mode,...

The rpm drop in ECO mode is due to coast mode, where the car goes into neutral and disengages the transmission while coasting. This was a new feature of ECO in 2014. Personally I think that coast...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-09-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By Art234
I don't find my 535d louder than the gas engine...

I don't find my 535d louder than the gas engine in most circumstances. Remember also that it turns at considerably lower RPMs at any given cruising speed...70 mph on the diesel barely cracks 1500...
Forum: European Delivery 06-03-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By Art234
I went from a 535i xdrive to a 535d xdrive about...

I went from a 535i xdrive to a 535d xdrive about a year ago. I have to say I would have a hard time going back to gasoline. There is no diesel smell, you can hardly hear any diesel-like noises from...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-20-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,469
Posted By Art234
I had the shade option in my 2011 F10 and never...

I had the shade option in my 2011 F10 and never used it. My 2014 does not have it and I don't miss it.
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