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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-22-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By Carbon Fiver
When my F10 was a couple of weeks before the end...

When my F10 was a couple of weeks before the end of the warranty, my SA said with a wink, "oh, you tell me that your brakes vibrate from highway speed?" and they replaced the front brakes.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-22-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By Carbon Fiver
My BMW dealer charges $89 for oil service (vs...

My BMW dealer charges $89 for oil service (vs $140 at indy!). SF Bay area.

BMW Cabin filters $85 (non-BMW brand under $50): https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01JEFYS7W/
They're a 15-minute DIY,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-13-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Carbon Fiver
OMG Route 66 Warranty came through for me

Route 66 just paid for nearly $13,000 in repairs at my BMW dealer. I've had nearly no issues with my '13 535i in 69k miles.

Got my first-ever Drivetrain Malfunction a couple of weeks ago, the car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-04-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Google "f10 ordering guide [year]" and you'll...

Google "f10 ordering guide [year]" and you'll find them either here on bimmerfest or on 5post.com. That's the BMW doc that has all the option details per model year.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-02-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Because your car doesn't have adjustable...

Because your car doesn't have adjustable suspension. Adjustable suspension is only if you have the Dynamic Handling Package, which would show on the VIN decoder as 2VA Adaptive Drive. But you don't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-21-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Carbon Fiver
https://www.thetileapp.com/

https://www.thetileapp.com/
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-16-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Carbon Fiver
You say you have staggered wheels, so you can't...

You say you have staggered wheels, so you can't do that. If you put a full new set on and save your current fronts, when you new rears wear out you'll be left with four front tires, which won't fit...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-09-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Might not be fishy (for you). When my car was...

Might not be fishy (for you). When my car was nearing the end of the warranty my advisor got the spark plugs replaced (which I would have had to pay for like a year later), and told me "oh you tell...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-04-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,655
Posted By Carbon Fiver
It was Captain America! Chris Evans.

It was Captain America! Chris Evans.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-31-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Haha, I work for TILE!

Haha, I work for TILE!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-28-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By Carbon Fiver
I had the Pole Positions before PSS (two sets,...

I had the Pole Positions before PSS (two sets, and now PS4S). It's a false economy - though less expensive than the PSS/PS4S the Pole Positions lasted even less miles (14k for me, vs about 18k on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-28-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Probably because a CA state politician lost the...

Probably because a CA state politician lost the keyfob to their BMW once and was outraged at the cost. ;-)

I also took advantage of this and got the fob direct from the CA deal for $250 vs $400+...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-12-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Carbon Fiver
To followup, the shop said to bring the car in so...

To followup, the shop said to bring the car in so they could look & measure, and agreed it was unusual to be worn down so quickly, so they replaced the pads. Cool.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-12-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,613
Posted By Carbon Fiver
You also need to change: ...

You also need to change:
ASP_BEIKLAPPEN_BEI_KOMFORTSCHLIESSEN (FRM module) to aktiv.
KOMFORTSCHLIESSUNG_FB (CAS) to aktiv (for key fob)
KOMFORTSCHLIESSUNG_PA (CAS) to aktiv (for comfort access)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-11-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Rear brakes are wearing much faster than fronts

I have a 2013 535i. The rear brakes were replaced by an indy at 50k miles, with OEM parts, and now seem nearly done at 67k miles. Normal commuting.

My original front brakes were replaced at 45k by...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-10-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Have you done a VIN check on your car?...

Have you done a VIN check on your car? https://www.mdecoder.com/
That should settle what your car "has".

Sport+ you get with the Sport Automatic Transmission (option 2TB), or the Dynamic Handling...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-10-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Carbon Fiver
I've bought the genuine wiper refills from BMW SF...

I've bought the genuine wiper refills from BMW SF on Amazon each year, $15:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FRKQ8NU/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-08-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Look like aftermarket wipers to me. Here's mine.

Look like aftermarket wipers to me. Here's mine.
Forum: General BMW Questions 11-30-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,655
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Knives Out BMW flub

So, Knives Out was really good - every detail you see or hear matters. Except for Captain America referring to his BMW 3.0 CSi as his "beemer" :dunno:
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-19-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Tell them there's vibration when you brake hard...

Tell them there's vibration when you brake hard at highway speed, and they'll likely replace your brakes.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-16-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Carbon Fiver
a) If you can't find it, don't call the dealer,...

a) If you can't find it, don't call the dealer, call the special CA number on this page: https://www.bmwusa.com/contact-us/key-replacement.html
It'll cost you about $250 vs about $400 from a dealer....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-10-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Towards the inside. If you have a 2011, it...

Towards the inside. If you have a 2011, it (should) have been done three times already since the original "factory installed" so whoever did it last messed up. Supposed to be every 2 years since...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-07-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Got my F10 transmission serviced - $655 in SF area

2013 535i with 66k miles... though BMW says the transmission has "lifetime" oil, ZF themselves recommend changing the oil & filter (which is integrated into the new pan) at 50-75k miles. I like...
Forum: General BMW Questions 10-19-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Carbon Fiver
Nothing unless your car has dynamic damper...

Nothing unless your car has dynamic damper control. What year is your car? DDC I think was included in M-Sport in 2011 and 2012, but 2013 onward had (fixed) M Sport suspension (RWD only, xdrive had...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-16-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By Carbon Fiver
If you have bimmercode already does it have any...

If you have bimmercode already does it have any documentation about what you can code?

You can get "close" to Sport+ mode by putting the shifter to the left, and then pressing the DSC button once...
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