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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto Autoputzer...you've worked yourself into a...

Ditto Autoputzer...you've worked yourself into a tizzy with an incorrect assumption. :) The little icon in the gauge indicates what it is for. On the F10...it is the oil temperature gauge...thus...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-08-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By QSilver7
If you need a place to store loose change...I...

If you need a place to store loose change...I would suggest using the oddments tray (#10 in diagram below) once you get the coins out of the ashtray and get it working again. :)
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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-08-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By QSilver7
:D ...yeah, you got in before me again...I was...

:D ...yeah, you got in before me again...I was also distracted by the Ohio/Wisconsin game, too. :thumbup:

The "back door" for 2000-up BMWs is mentioned in the 3rd paragraph in the pic below about...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-07-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By QSilver7
This information is in your owners manual. I see...

This information is in your owners manual. I see that you have two BMW listed...and the method of deactivating the interior motion sensor is written in both of those manuals...so if you only have...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,479
Posted By QSilver7
The 2nd link given in post #5 still should have...

The 2nd link given in post #5 still should have enough info to point you in the right direction. If you don't know where the bowden cable is...then just look up the door handle & latch diagrams...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 12-04-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
Posted By QSilver7
If you have the TPMS (RDC) "direct" tire...

If you have the TPMS (RDC) "direct" tire monitoring system...then based on the information posted above from the TIS (and highlighted below)...the RDC control module can register a fault and that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By QSilver7
A picture is worth a thousand words. :) ...

A picture is worth a thousand words. :) Especially when there's no reference that connects your question to the forum. You have two 3 series BMWs listed but you're asking on an e70 X5 forum...and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By QSilver7
If you're referring to the side mirrors...if you...

If you're referring to the side mirrors...if you didn't already know...BMW doesn't provide an on/off switch because the mirrors are always "on". They heat up for intervals based on ambient...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 12-01-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By QSilver7
The answer to this question is not realistically...

The answer to this question is not realistically answereable because none of us have a crystal ball to see that far into the future. Every car has the chance of lasting indefinitely with routine...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-01-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 17,069
Posted By QSilver7
Interesting that you've asked in both threads...

Interesting that you've asked in both threads (one for the NBT/Next maps & one for the CIC/Premium maps)...but you gave no model/model year information for anyone to determine which of the maps you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-01-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By QSilver7
Interesting that you've asked in both threads...

Interesting that you've asked in both threads (one for the NBT/Next maps & one for the CIC/Premium maps)...but you gave no model/model year information for anyone to determine which of the maps you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By QSilver7
The alarm is going off because DWA (the...

The alarm is going off because DWA (the anti-theft alarm siren system) is armed. Until you can get home and try to figure out which one of the monitors may be staying open...or perhaps a failing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-29-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By QSilver7
Here's some of my fav/go-go VIN decoding sites...

Here's some of my fav/go-go VIN decoding sites that will reveal how the car is optioned based on the LAST 7 digits of its VIN:

https://www.mdecoder.com
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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 11-29-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By QSilver7
A simple look at one of the online part database...

A simple look at one of the online part database sites would answer this question. Just go to the VEHICLE TRIM diagrams, then click on the GLAZING diagrams. It will give you a list of all the...
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 11-29-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By QSilver7
It's allowed...but your post needs to be in the...

It's allowed...but your post needs to be in the CLASSIFIED threads. Here's a direct link to that forum...you then choose the correct classified forum for the item(s) that you're selling. That's...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 11-27-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By QSilver7
Unfortunately, I don't know the answer to that...

Unfortunately, I don't know the answer to that question. Hopefully anyone reading this and knows the answer will chime in.

But in the back of my mind...when I think of the two types of tire...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-27-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By QSilver7
Run those part nbrs through one of the BMW online...

Run those part nbrs through one of the BMW online parts database...and you can see what models used those part nbrs. You will also see any part nbrs that succeeded or were prior to your build date...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-27-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,941
Posted By QSilver7
If you're referring to the bulletin below (from...

If you're referring to the bulletin below (from the BMW TIS)...be careful not to fall into the trap that many do in misreading what it actually says. It doesn't say NOT TO ROTATE the tires front to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,187
Posted By QSilver7
What does the bolded text in the quote mean? You...

What does the bolded text in the quote mean? You filled oil to the top of WHAT? Did you pour (still an unmentioned amount) oil into the engine crankcase fill location...or did you pour the oil into...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 11-26-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
Posted By QSilver7
If you have the FTM (RPA) indirect tire monitor...

If you have the FTM (RPA) indirect tire monitor system...you don't need TPM sensors inside your wheels. You don't need them because you don't have a control module that is going to pickup the RF...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 11-26-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By QSilver7
All X5 (not sure about the new G05) have a 74.1mm...

All X5 (not sure about the new G05) have a 74.1mm hub (front & rear) except the E53 X5, E70 X5M, and e71 X6...the latter two have 72.56mm rear hubs and the e53 has 72.56mm hubs front & rear.

See...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-26-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By QSilver7
:thumbup: ...using Bimmercode, I added the tails...

:thumbup: ...using Bimmercode, I added the tails to the WELCOME light feature because I usually have a briefcase or satchel with me that I put in the trunk vs inside the cabin with me. Adding the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-26-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By QSilver7
If the car was double locked (locked using the...

If the car was double locked (locked using the remote fob)...then even if you get inside the car...pulling on the handles will not unlock the doors on a 1999 model year. It wasn't until the 2000...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,949
Posted By QSilver7
Just an FYI...if you have a spare remote sitting...

Just an FYI...if you have a spare remote sitting in the drawer...I would recommend that you bring it into rotation more frequently than every couple of years. I've determined that at every DLS (day...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-25-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By QSilver7
My 2013 f06 (1/15/13 build date)...initially only...

My 2013 f06 (1/15/13 build date)...initially only showed the colors in the TPM iDrive screen. But with the Bimmercode app...I was able to code TEMP & PSI to display along with the colors. I didn't...
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