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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-20-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By Orient330iNYC
you need to get the code cleared. disconnecting...

you need to get the code cleared. disconnecting anything airbag related (there's a sensor mat and pyrotechnic tensioner in the seat) with the battery connected will set the airbag error and it will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-16-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Orient330iNYC
is the battery in correctly? flat (+) side out. ...

is the battery in correctly? flat (+) side out.
did you remove the protection sticker on the battery?

holding it against the column activates the passive RF, the coil in the steering column is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-15-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,856
Posted By Orient330iNYC
you drove on the tire at 0psi? did they inspect...

you drove on the tire at 0psi?
did they inspect the inside of the tire?

runflats driven at 0 for any distance should be replaced....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-14-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Orient330iNYC
some thoughts... stock privacy tint on the...

some thoughts...

stock privacy tint on the rear of the bmw suvs has been about 20% vlt for the past few years, so i wouldnt be surprised if when its metered it comes out that dark without any...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-11-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Orient330iNYC
This. you still need to bring it in to get it...

This. you still need to bring it in to get it checked by the dealership or else they will penalize you even if the pads are fine.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-05-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Orient330iNYC
error code 120308 is a boost fault that will put...

error code 120308 is a boost fault that will put the car into failsafe.


i would check for a boost leak, maybe a cracked charge pipe
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-30-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By Orient330iNYC
2 ideas, test first 1) fold down seats? fold...

2 ideas, test first
1) fold down seats? fold down the rear seat so you can get to the battery or at least the manual trunk release
2) portable jump pack connected to the terminals under the hood...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-14-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By Orient330iNYC
have it towed. driving with low/no coolant is...

have it towed.
driving with low/no coolant is asking for needing an engine replacement.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-09-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By Orient330iNYC
carly may be able to. bimmercode does not do any...

carly may be able to. bimmercode does not do any code reading or clearing, just coding.
ISTA def will clear codes
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-11-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,297
Posted By Orient330iNYC
so the initial hit was from the passenger side...

so the initial hit was from the passenger side rear which would have thrown you towards the passenger side. the car spun into the embankment and the tires dug in, which then threw you towards the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-06-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 727
Posted By Orient330iNYC
unless the trip computer was set to reset after...

unless the trip computer was set to reset after every trip, thats probably aggregate miles since the last time it was reset. which probably happened when the car was PDI'ed at the dealer (sw update,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Orient330iNYC
have you driven the car since charging the...

have you driven the car since charging the battery? dsc errors will only clear after the self test is done at about 20mph
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Orient330iNYC
original battery? could be that on its way out

original battery? could be that on its way out
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By Orient330iNYC
you probably want to post this in the E46 forum ...

you probably want to post this in the E46 forum
F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
The sixth generation BMW 3 Series Sedan F30/F31/F34 and the first first generation 4 Series Coupe...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-11-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,358
Posted By Orient330iNYC
if you are in a pinch, throw a plug in it and get...

if you are in a pinch, throw a plug in it and get it patched asap. even if the plug fails its still a runflat.

ran over something that put a fairly large hole in the sidewall block of a winter...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-07-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By Orient330iNYC
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-02-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,390
Posted By Orient330iNYC
probably want to post this in the E9x forum. 2013...

probably want to post this in the E9x forum. 2013 coupe was an E92.

for the F3x platform BMW increased the sidewall height on their cars, across two F3x cars i only had 1 runflat tire destroyed by...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-30-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By Orient330iNYC
Tire Size Comparison Specification Sidewall ...

Tire Size Comparison
Specification Sidewall Radius Diameter Circumference Revs/Mile Difference
205/55-17 4.4in 12.9in 25.9in 81.3in 779 0.0%
225/50-17 ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By Orient330iNYC
if you are launching hard, with an open diff,...

if you are launching hard, with an open diff, once the power exceeds the grip of one tire, the excess bleeds off with wheelspin.

when an lsd locks, there's less bleed off and the parts are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-19-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By Orient330iNYC
you do realize an LSD would put more stress on...

you do realize an LSD would put more stress on the half shafts than an open diff, right?
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-14-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,407
Posted By Orient330iNYC
just an fyi, your bolt pattern is 5X112 all Gxx...

just an fyi, your bolt pattern is 5X112
all Gxx platform cars are 5X112
All Fxx platform cars and older are 5X120
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-30-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,495
Posted By Orient330iNYC
so if you dont trust the dealer or other shops,...

so if you dont trust the dealer or other shops, your only real option is 5 gallons of petrol and a road flare; there's no real diy fix for this, especially since you dont want to bring it to even a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-17-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Orient330iNYC
abs and DSC will be affected to a degree, the...

abs and DSC will be affected to a degree, the wheel speed sensors at the larger tires will show them turning more slowing, implying locking under braking. traction control (if its awd) will belive...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 10-09-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,877
Posted By Orient330iNYC
not sure if its trucked direct or it goes by rail...

not sure if its trucked direct or it goes by rail then by truck, but in either case, they need to fill the truck/ train with cars heading for your region before it leaves.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-09-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Orient330iNYC
if the F31 crossbars are like the X series...

if the F31 crossbars are like the X series crossbars, and clamp to the roof rails, there will be a little rubber bump on the inside edge of the roof rail. thats the optimal position (but you can move...
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