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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-09-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,093
Posted By apatientstorm
The N63 is a absolutely terrible engine. I had a...

The N63 is a absolutely terrible engine. I had a computer melt down. My 550 sits
In my driveway with the need of a new engine. I had the stem seals replaced myself. I'm about 22,000 into...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-08-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 473,514
Posted By apatientstorm
Thanks everyone for all the input turns out that...

Thanks everyone for all the input turns out that moisture getting into the rear spare tire well where all your electrical components are shorting out causing the computer to go crazy there is also...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-18-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 473,514
Posted By apatientstorm
engine failure

Thank you for your response. There is a lot info I couldn't put in the original message. I was in sport + mode. The car went in neutral and the screen said " DME software not recognized", Ignition...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-16-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 473,514
Posted By apatientstorm
engine failure

my 2011 550 with the n63 engine went bad. I had a complete computer shut down at a high rate of speed after the software rebooted turned and it sounds like a bearing went out right after. My computer...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 136,905
Posted By apatientstorm
Some advice

As my f10 is sitting on death row Im looking to buy a used 3 series or 4 series 2012 to 2016 at what mileage do red flags go up. I know the inline 6 has had better success than my v8. I would love a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-16-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By apatientstorm
Rod Bearing

Well I'll comment and respond to both response. First there was no oil pressure loss on either incident. The first incident I was driving along and suddenly I'm coasting with the engine running. I...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-15-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 407
Posted By apatientstorm
how many miles

Good Morning, I hope someone can give some sound advice. I'm looking to buy a used 3 or 4 series at what miles do generally get concerned or is there a certain miles that red flags and alarms go off?...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-14-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By apatientstorm
Rod Bearing

Thank you Doug for your response I guess I need to completely explain what happened. First problem in sport mode going at a high rate of speed car suddenly goes into neutral screen reads no DME...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-14-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By apatientstorm
Rod bearing

I need some assistance or some help. I just found out that I threw a rod bearing on my N63 motor. I know the v10's have a history of this but I haven't heard anything about it on a N63. I just had...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-14-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By apatientstorm
Miles on vehicle

I have a question I'm looking for a used 3 or 4 series besides having no miles or super low. What is a good amount and safe amount that wouldn't draw any red flags or concerns. Thanks
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-09-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By apatientstorm
going to neurtral with out warning

Help can anyone help me. I was driving 2011 f10 550 down the freeway at a high rate of speed. All of sudden I pressed the gas pedal and nothing. The car was in neutral I couldn't shift or anything....
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-18-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 51,487
Posted By apatientstorm
2011 f10 cic

shawn sounds like your the man to talk to. I had my combox upgraded to meet the new network requirements. How do I or get what i need to code or add bmw apps car play etc. to my cic unit.

Thanks...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-03-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By apatientstorm
Brake pedal issue solved

Thanks everyone for all the advice I received but the problem ended up being a check valve between the booster and the vacuum pump. It sure nice having my brakes brake.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-02-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By apatientstorm
hard brake pedal

A few weeks ago I asked for help on a super hard brake pedal. Thank you for all the advice given. I finally went in to the dealership. I was determined to be a check valve between the brake booster...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-02-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 473,514
Posted By apatientstorm
Recall info

is there any new info on the n63 motor recall I just got my 550 f10 out of the dealer
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-02-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6,031
Views: 1,047,985
Posted By apatientstorm
Good evening unlucky2 sorry about the late reply,...

Good evening unlucky2 sorry about the late reply, Welcome to Bimmerfest Im rolling with a 550. Once again welcome
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-21-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By apatientstorm
Thanks

Thanks now I have a direction to look at
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-21-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By apatientstorm
brake pedal hard to press down

I have a 550 f10 and i can barely press the brake pedal down. The car stops but i'm standing on the pedal. What is causing this issue ? Anyone
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-07-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By apatientstorm
DME Software

Help...... My 2011 550 f10 with n63, started idling rough sputtering, couldnt push my brake pedal. My error messages were as follows DME Software data invalid, turbo charger coolant pump control,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-08-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By apatientstorm
Been around for a bit

Good evening I'm ed from Socal ive signed up for awhile never introduced myself I roll with an absolutely gorgeous f10 550i nice to meet everybody
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-31-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,115
Posted By apatientstorm
kinda new

hi my name is ed. my chariot is a 550. Thank you to everyone who has taken time out of their busy schedules. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-28-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By apatientstorm
overheating

I have a quest I have a 2011 550 f10 with n63 motor. I just had a flash tune completed were talking about going up on hp. As I climb in horsepower how much will I heat up if any? hope tp get an...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-27-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6,031
Views: 1,047,985
Posted By apatientstorm
hello

Ed from so cal 550i how is everyone
I hope someone can help me
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-14-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By apatientstorm
Thank you acoste for that link. I ran my last...

Thank you acoste for that link. I ran my last seven the graph said N63 nothing so its safe to say that its a first generation motor. I guess my friend was right. I guess I'll call BMW about it I also...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-14-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By apatientstorm
N63 engine

My 550i has the n63 motor I heard that there was a customer care recall on this engine? How do I find out if my engine is a first generation n63 thanks
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