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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By John MS
The original Michelin Primacy run flat tires on...

The original Michelin Primacy run flat tires on the 2014 F30 have 85k miles. They have plenty of life remaining, give good traction and directional control. I plan on buying another set when the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By John MS
Were the struts replaced too?

Were the struts replaced too?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By John MS
Check the ratings on Tirerack. If you do switch...

Check the ratings on Tirerack. If you do switch to go flat tires be sure to have a backup in case you do have a flat.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By John MS
Reduce the heat buildup by using a reflective sun...

Reduce the heat buildup by using a reflective sun shade in the front and rear windows. Also open rwo windows just a crack.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-07-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By John MS
You may want to ask if there are are settings...

You may want to ask if there are are settings that need to be changed over on the Coding forum.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-07-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By John MS
Is Bluetooth working for other phone apps?

Is Bluetooth working for other phone apps?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-07-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By John MS
Ask either a BMW dealer or independent BMW...

Ask either a BMW dealer or independent BMW mechanic to check it out. Either one will be able to spot the mods and more importantly let you know how to remove them.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-06-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By John MS
We will find out more in 2025.

We will find out more in 2025.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-06-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By John MS
Yes a lowering kit could well be the cause. ...

Yes a lowering kit could well be the cause. Looks cool but does nit dmooth the bumps out.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-04-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By John MS
Never for any of the new cars I've bought. For...

Never for any of the new cars I've bought. For the BMW I've just driven up to the service section at the dealer I bought the car from and handed them the key.

Is the dealer in a dicey area?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-04-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By John MS
19" tires with a narrower sidewall will ride...

19" tires with a narrower sidewall will ride harder than 18 or 17. Is the tire pressure correct?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By John MS
You should have a pre-purchase inspection...

You should have a pre-purchase inspection performed by a trusted BMW mechanic.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2020, 03:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By John MS
I am not sure there is an issue with a fixable...

I am not sure there is an issue with a fixable cause.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By John MS
I doubt that the standards for emissions are...

I doubt that the standards for emissions are relaxed after 3 years. Do you have an environmental authority reference for that?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By John MS
Every car made that uses an alternator or...

Every car made that uses an alternator or generator could be said to be using regenerative braking when one lets off the gas. Their description is somewhere between sloppy and deceptive. That said...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By John MS
Mine has had a slightly rough cold fast idle...

Mine has had a slightly rough cold fast idle since it was new. I've attributed it to combustion being inefficient until the chamber gets sufficiently hot. You may want to have a second mechanic or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By John MS
I think you will find it will show charging...

I think you will find it will show charging whenever the gas pedal is released. Regardless of whether the battery is actually being charged by the alternator It's marketing hype to say a managed...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By John MS
I'm surprised your car did not come with an...

I'm surprised your car did not come with an alarm. Was it optional for the f33?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By John MS
Time to have the dealer sort it out. They should...

Time to have the dealer sort it out. They should have checked out that function before selling it cpo.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By John MS
This demon should speed on over to the correct...

This demon should speed on over to the correct forum for his BMW. Clogged fuel line, filter, injectors all possibilities.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-27-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By John MS
To be clear the left side brake light is out. ...

To be clear the left side brake light is out. Not the center brake light.
Does your car have led (light emitting diodes) or incandescent bulbs for left and right side brake lights??
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-27-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By John MS
+1 Those lights can make cars much more visible...

+1
Those lights can make cars much more visible in difficult lighting such as morning and afternoon, haze, etc.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By John MS
And you could appeal the dealer's decision with...

And you could appeal the dealer's decision with the importer BMW Canada.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 41,736
Posted By John MS
Just buy the part at a BMW dealer.

Just buy the part at a BMW dealer.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By John MS
The rust may be progressing from inside out. Are...

The rust may be progressing from inside out. Are your roads salted over winter? Unfortunately wheelwell rust is fairly common where it snows.
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