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Forum: General BMW Questions Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Zeichen311
Correct mirror adjustment is one of the first...

Correct mirror adjustment is one of the first basic safety principles covered in high-performance driver education. It's also the second thing we teach in Tire Rack Street Survival teen driving...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Zeichen311
You've forgotten the comfort/convenience...

You've forgotten the comfort/convenience functions to open/close all windows and the roof via the key fob or door lock cylinder. Those are controlled by the FRM in conjunction with CAS, the former of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Zeichen311
Brilliant suggestion! Though I doubt OP would be...

Brilliant suggestion! Though I doubt OP would be happy to learn, after replacing motors, that the "problem" was fixable with the literal press of a button. ;)

The JBE supplies power but command...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Zeichen311
Yes, it could. (Edit: Maybe. See below.) You...

Yes, it could. (Edit: Maybe. See below.)

You need to connect a diagnostic tool to the car's OBD port and read the stored fault codes (DTCs: diagnostic trouble codes)--always step #1 when...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 02-17-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 669
Posted By Zeichen311
It's your credit. Instruct the dealer to submit...

It's your credit. Instruct the dealer to submit your application only to BMW FS if you are not interested in other lenders.

The risk, of course, is that you will not be considered for any offers...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By Zeichen311
Dakota leather is a split-grain, corrected,...

Dakota leather is a split-grain, corrected, urethane top-coated product. Leather conditioners meant for full-grain and/or aniline-dyed leather will just sit on the surface. The best care option is a...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 02-14-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Zeichen311
A great way to start is to get chummy with the...

A great way to start is to get chummy with the more experienced drivers at your local events. They can teach you a lot about how to drive an autocross course and how to get the most from a stock...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,816
Posted By Zeichen311
You resurrected a twelve-year-old thread to...

You resurrected a twelve-year-old thread to respond to a poster who hasn't been seen here in nearly ten years...? OK. :confused:
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-13-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Zeichen311
Oof. Highway robbery. Even BMW's own-branded oil...

Oof. Highway robbery. Even BMW's own-branded oil was not that pricey nor were any of the alternatives, back when they had LL-01 approval. :yikes:

The LL-01 certification would make it the most...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-13-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By Zeichen311
The farce is strong with this one. :wow:

The farce is strong with this one. :wow:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 727
Posted By Zeichen311
No. BMW uses a sealed cooling system. No coolant...

No. BMW uses a sealed cooling system. No coolant can (or should) escape unless the system overheats and pressures rise beyond the pressure cap rating. When the cap vents, the system pressure drops,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,318
Posted By Zeichen311
Yes, which is the temperature where it's designed...

Yes, which is the temperature where it's designed to run without ill effects--including oil life.

Amsoil is in the business of selling oil. More to the point, they're in the business of trying to...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-11-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Zeichen311
It's an oddments tray for i3s equipped with the...

It's an oddments tray for i3s equipped with the storage package (which is probably all US models now that smoker's packages are passť). Aside from the key, drop in anything you like that will fit.
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Forum: General BMW Questions 02-11-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,370
Posted By Zeichen311
Barbarian! Get a new job. :mad: Until then,...

Barbarian! Get a new job. :mad:

Until then, any BMW dealer can hook you up with a fob cover for around twenty bucks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By Zeichen311
The DSC system (which incorporates ABS) for the...

The DSC system (which incorporates ABS) for the AWD models is completely different from that of the RWD cars. Different hardware, different control units, different stability algorithms. No, you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-07-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 727
Posted By Zeichen311
You said it's the wife's car--does she drive a...

You said it's the wife's car--does she drive a stick or is this an automatic? It matters because the automatics have a heat exchanger for the transmission fitted near the base of the expansion tank....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-05-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 727
Posted By Zeichen311
Step one now that the engine is cold is to check...

Step one now that the engine is cold is to check all of your fluid levels. Could be that a power steering hose blew and the low engine oil level is coincidental. Other possibilities are catastrophic...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By Zeichen311
:thumbup: Excellent suggestion. That's a...

:thumbup:
Excellent suggestion. That's a possibility I had forgotten: That the bolts could be failing in a car not included in the recall. IIRC it's not uncommon for BMW to recall the VINs they know...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By Zeichen311
You wrote "also"--is there an additional problem?...

You wrote "also"--is there an additional problem? Might change the diagnosis.

If the only concern is that the BC control has no effect, my first suspect would be the steering column switch unit....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-05-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 774
Posted By Zeichen311
It's a hydraulic lift with mechanical safety...

It's a hydraulic lift with mechanical safety locks--a helluva lot more stable and secure than jack stands. What's not to love? :dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By Zeichen311
Salvage titles generally do cancel all warranty...

Salvage titles generally do cancel all warranty coverage, including extended component warranties. The VANOS bolts were covered by a safety recall not a warranty.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By Zeichen311
First, the dealer should not know the vehicle has...

First, the dealer should not know the vehicle has a salvage title unless you tell them. AFAIK they do not have access to the title records or even registration records to check its status (though I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Zeichen311
That's the way I've done it at least twice. It's...

That's the way I've done it at least twice. It's a bit awkward/fiddly to remove with everything assembled but significantly easier to separate once it's out of the car with room to work (and apply...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-04-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By Zeichen311
Silly question: When any BMW dealer is required...

Silly question: When any BMW dealer is required to perform this repair at no charge, why bother messing with it yourself? :dunno:
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-04-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Zeichen311
Castrol Full Synthetic High Mileage isn't...

Castrol Full Synthetic High Mileage isn't approved by BMW either; it doesn't even meet the same basic European standards that BMW-approved oils exceed. As for the Valvoline, you're not going to kill...
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