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Forum: General BMW Questions 10-20-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Doug Huffman
Yeah

Yeah
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-20-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 908
Posted By Doug Huffman
There are three functions at play. Transmission...

There are three functions at play. Transmission Park 'lock' is set on engine off. Auto Hold / Anti-roll Back is hydraulic DSC while the engine is running. Parking 'Emergency...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-20-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By Doug Huffman
HERE bought NAVTEQ previously owned by Nokia that...

HERE bought NAVTEQ previously owned by Nokia that wrote BMW NAV. HERE even now offers free updates to its database to subscribing marques. BMW refuses to participate.
...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-20-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By Doug Huffman
WAZE is already owned by Alphabet / G00gle. ...

WAZE is already owned by Alphabet / G00gle.

I use WAZE while speeding on I-95 but skeptically for having watched the cops spoof WAZE, particularly in the neighborhood of the Federal Law...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-20-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Doug Huffman
The Anti-skid Braking System - ABS - cannot be...

The Anti-skid Braking System - ABS - cannot be disabled / turned off. It is federally mandated. There is no ABS button.

There may be a Hill Descent Control - HDC - button, that I believe is an...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-20-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Doug Huffman
Dealer - warranty Two 'keys'?

Dealer - warranty

Two 'keys'?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-20-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By Doug Huffman
" Necessary preliminary tasks: Remove...

" Necessary preliminary tasks: Remove transmission cross-member"

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e70-x5-4.8i-sav/repair-manuals/27-transfer-box/27-10-transfer-box/QIe2Z7S

" Necessary...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 39,204
Posted By Doug Huffman
Does that make my investigation wrong. The truth...

Does that make my investigation wrong. The truth endures. That’s why I prefer p-books to virtual books.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Doug Huffman
Don't worry about rocks ...

Don't worry about rocks

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e39-520i-tou/repair-manuals/64-heating-air-conditioning/64-53-condenser-dryer-with-lines/GOw936hy

All platforms have a...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-19-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By Doug Huffman
There used to be 'waterproof' car...

There used to be 'waterproof' car covers that did retain moisture and were notorious for clouding paint making it look milky.

Car covers move in the wind and abrade the paint with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 39,204
Posted By Doug Huffman
There are seven engines in an E83 X3. So I...

There are seven engines in an E83 X3.

So I selected one common engine at www.NewTIS.info and searched for "service" and then in that file searched for "oil" to find...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-19-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Doug Huffman
My life - bragging

For a couple of weeks now I have been aware that each ride may be the last for the season and the year. The previous ride, maybe Thursday, was right at peak Fall Colors. Today the colors are past...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-19-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 405
Posted By Doug Huffman
No. Grasses, Family Poaceae, are not vines. ...

No. Grasses, Family Poaceae, are not vines. They are often rhizomatous or stoloniferous, but not vines. Vine, vining, is a growth form or habit that does not include grasses sensu stricto.
...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-19-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 405
Posted By Doug Huffman
LOL. Mower? I use a Fiskar reel push mower. I...

LOL. Mower? I use a Fiskar reel push mower. I just swapped it up to the tractor shed as I took out the snow shovels.

No damn wonder Americans are morbidly obese, power tools are not working...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-19-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Doug Huffman
Not a DTC, but a worn brake warning / alarm. The...

Not a DTC, but a worn brake warning / alarm. The system requires conductivity through the brake wear detector loops.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-19-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By Doug Huffman
That is not the intended use purpose of clay bar....

That is not the intended use purpose of clay bar. Clay bar properly used is sticky adhesive and hydrodynamically glides on the lubricant and should touch only trash that sticks up through the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 10-19-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Doug Huffman
I have NAV on my 2012 and will not use an...

I have NAV on my 2012 and will not use an Alphabet product like G00gle.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-19-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 405
Posted By Doug Huffman
$25/hour is effectively minimum wage here. NO...

$25/hour is effectively minimum wage here. NO ONE shovels snow except home owners. Local teens first vehicle is a beater PU with snow blade. The problem with trucks and wheels on snow is pressure...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Doug Huffman
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is...

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” (Arthur C. Clarke’s Third Law). The advance of technology is a personal problem. Technology is applied scientific knowledge...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-18-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By Doug Huffman
Here’s Carly for BMW’s list of what can be done. ...

Here’s Carly for BMW’s list of what can be done. Show us.

http://support.mycarly.com/knowledge-base/code-bmw-what-is-possible/
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 10-18-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,228
Posted By Doug Huffman
LOL. Careful, the fuse right next to that one may...

LOL. Careful, the fuse right next to that one may work as well.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-18-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By Doug Huffman
LOL. It is so simple that I can remember how to...

LOL. It is so simple that I can remember how to do it by looking at the schematic wiring diagram. “If” is the most complicated word there is. “No” is the simplest word.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-18-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By Doug Huffman
In the US ‘rubbing alcohol’ is a isopropanol...

In the US ‘rubbing alcohol’ is a isopropanol solution in water, typically 10% - 30% water.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-18-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By Doug Huffman
If they are indeed water spots then distilled...

If they are indeed water spots then distilled water will rinse them away. A clay bar is used for picking pulling asperities out of the surface of the clear coat or paint after it has been thoroughly...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-18-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By Doug Huffman
Tradition has it that the German Standards...

Tradition has it that the German Standards Institute Deutsches Institut für Normung - DIN - required that one traveling at the indicated speed limit not be liable to a citation for speeding.

The...
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