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Old 02-17-2008, 06:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Evlengr View Post
A/D of all people on this website you have been the most neutral and polite.
Thank you.

Just about everyone's symptoms are the same. ...
Is the "failure to respond to throttle input while making a left turn" problem fixed now?

I have offered several times for BMWNA to "Black Box" the vehicle since it is insane to ask a BMW rep to sit in my car for an extneded period of time. They have refused.
It is possible the current EGS and DME hardware doesn't have enough memory. One of the things I noted on the 128i/135i technical overview was a line about increased fault memory.

BMW could instrument your car the way they do with the engineering cars. I've seen spy photos of BMWs full of lap top computers.
We can hope they've already done that with another X3 and don't need yours. It is also likely the software team working on this isn't even in the US.

A few spy photos:

Computer clearly visible in this one:

Not exactly a normal request but not exactly a normal situation. I don't think they are giving it the attention it deserves.
You could be right. BMW has a huge amount of new car development underway.

X1, e90 facelift, new X3, new Z4, f01 7series, V7/X7 and the Mini SUV are confirmed.

X4, V5, Z9, and Isetta II are rumored.
A new "green" car to be marketed under a new brand name is also rumored.
One unannounced car is going into production at South Carolina.
The models and equipment (standard and optional) illustrated in this post reflect my misunderstanding of vehicles supplied by BMW AG to the German market. In other EU member states, the truthyness of my posts may vary. Please ignore this post. Subject to change.

Last edited by Andrew*Debbie; 02-17-2008 at 06:31 AM. Reason: clean up grammar
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