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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-19-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By radarguy
You probably need new software for your PC. See...

You probably need new software for your PC. See http://f15.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1033991 for starters.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-19-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By radarguy
When a non-BMW mechanic lost my 2011 key he paid...

When a non-BMW mechanic lost my 2011 key he paid me for a new one that I bought from the dealer for $240. Since the mechanic had an account with the dealer I believe he got a 15% or so discount. If...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-17-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By radarguy
Have you had the VANOS replaced under the recall?...

Have you had the VANOS replaced under the recall? If not, it seems to me it could cause similar symptoms. I would also think the dealer would have spotted that right off the bat.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-15-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By radarguy
I pulled the other letter off after the first two...

I pulled the other letter off after the first two fell off. Personally, I like the look better. My understanding is that BMW will replace the whole plate under warranty.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-14-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,206
Posted By radarguy
It's time to give up on this dealer. The fact...

It's time to give up on this dealer. The fact that you are going to a "large" dealership says nothing about their ability to troubleshoot a problem. You should go to another BMW dealer. If the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By radarguy
Available as an option at least since 2002 in the...

Available as an option at least since 2002 in the 5 series.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By radarguy
It goes without saying check CarFax or the dealer...

It goes without saying check CarFax or the dealer records. If the pulling to the right issue hasn't been corrected on this car, you have your hands full. The high pressure fuel pump is not a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-03-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,829
Posted By radarguy
I wouldn't run to trade in my car if it didn't...

I wouldn't run to trade in my car if it didn't have the stitching upgrade. If it fails, you have a four year warranty that covers it. However, BMW doesn't make a change just for aesthetics after...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-03-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By radarguy
I suspect he has 18" LS2's not the 19" which are...

I suspect he has 18" LS2's not the 19" which are the ones that fail.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-02-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By radarguy
They are selling CPO for $32K in the NYC area. ...

They are selling CPO for $32K in the NYC area. Yours is probably worth $28-$29K on a trade in. Take it in to CarMax and you'll know what it's really worth.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-02-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,829
Posted By radarguy
See the attached photo of the upgraded seat. The...

See the attached photo of the upgraded seat. The arrows point to the stitching that was added to mitigate problems with malformation of the seat cover and/or the underlying padding. These are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-01-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,134
Posted By radarguy
After being on and off for a month the dealers...

After being on and off for a month the dealers are finally getting the parts in. My daughter had hers fixed last week and I'm scheduled for next week. It is a good idea to fix it ASAP. According...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-30-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By radarguy
The warranty starts when you sign the papers. ...

The warranty starts when you sign the papers. PCD is worth the trip. The learning and driving experiences are awesome and you get to drive someone else's F15 on three wheels. You will have to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-30-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By radarguy
Enjoy the car. It's a pleasure to drive. Two...

Enjoy the car. It's a pleasure to drive. Two things that you should be aware of. (1) The VANOS recall. Get it fixed before it mucks up your engine. (2) If you have 19" Goodyear LS2 tires, be...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-30-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By radarguy
I'm not sure how your version works. but in the...

I'm not sure how your version works. but in the F15 you have to continue to hold the "P" button in.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-30-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,146
Posted By radarguy
My X5 completed production on Sept 15 and was...

My X5 completed production on Sept 15 and was shipped Sept 19. Arrived in Bridgeport Sept 22. It's a gasoline engine with black Dakota. From what I've read in the threads, it seems that the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By radarguy
My 2011 535 has ventilated multi-contour Nappa...

My 2011 535 has ventilated multi-contour Nappa seats and the 2015 X5 non-ventilated multi-contour Dakota. The 535 seats are much firmer. I got non-ventilated in the X5 because it was my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By radarguy
Look under Connected Drive/messages and you...

Look under Connected Drive/messages and you should find the "message" sent from Google. Then you have to click it to send it to the Nav System. I don't use an app. but do use Google Maps on my PC.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-28-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By radarguy
If you have a low tire you will get a warning on...

If you have a low tire you will get a warning on the Instrument Cluster. You can read the actual pressures under iDrive Vehicle Info. Also, you can probably program one of the soft buttons to read...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By radarguy
This happened to me on my E39. A mouse had eaten...

This happened to me on my E39. A mouse had eaten through some calking around an access plate to the gas tank. Of course there are many other problems that would cause this. I would sniff around to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-27-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,829
Posted By radarguy
I just checked my X5 that finished production...

I just checked my X5 that finished production Sept 15. It has the 3004 ccm N55B30M0 engine. Does anyone know what the changes are?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-26-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,829
Posted By radarguy
Good eye. I was looking for a double stitching...

Good eye. I was looking for a double stitching upgrade and it it's really a single stitch right where my back hits the seat. Case closed. Production start 9/9/14, complete 9/15/14, black Dakota...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-26-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,829
Posted By radarguy
I looked at the F15 Picture thread and here is a...

I looked at the F15 Picture thread and here is a 2014 X-Line with multi-contour seats and they look like mine which are also mult-contour....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-26-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,829
Posted By radarguy
Here's another view. Upgrade or not? 9/15...

Here's another view. Upgrade or not? 9/15 completed production.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-25-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,829
Posted By radarguy
I guess I really did have no clue as to what the...

I guess I really did have no clue as to what the stitching upgrade is. Here's another photo. Do I have it or not?
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