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Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 06-12-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 639
Posted By FederalSnowplow
BMW Connected Offline... Again!

My iDrive screen shows the globe with a slash through it, meaning my ‘17 i3 REx isn’t seeing the network via its SIM card. This has been an on-again, off-again problem for me since taking delivery.
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Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 10-10-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,339
Posted By FederalSnowplow
This had been in my Instapaper queue for weeks...

This had been in my Instapaper queue for weeks and I finally got around to it.

Great job! It's exactly the kind of video I'd have rabidly watched before buying. Even as a current owner, it was a...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 09-05-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,735
Posted By FederalSnowplow
It's pretty simple, really. Chandler BMW kept my...

It's pretty simple, really. Chandler BMW kept my '17 REx for 4 days for the first 2018 map update and my entire neighborhood still isn't on it. I've been there for 3 years and there were people there...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 09-03-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By FederalSnowplow
Don't you get alert tones when the key leaves the...

Don't you get alert tones when the key leaves the car? Happens to me every time I step out to get the mail with the fob in my pocket. I'm not sure if a red "No Key" message also pops up on the main...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 08-30-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 812
Posted By FederalSnowplow
BMW Online Services... Offline

BMW Online services have been offline for me for more than two weeks now. Since taking delivery of my 2017 REx in April, seems services are randomly offline as much as they're on. There's a slash...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics by BAVSOUND 08-29-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 712
Posted By FederalSnowplow
BMW Online Services Offline...

BMW Online services have been offline for me for more than two weeks now. Since taking delivery of my 2017 i3 in April, seems services are randomly offline as much as they're on. There's a slash...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 08-25-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By FederalSnowplow
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 08-25-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By FederalSnowplow
In the spirit of full disclosure, I just learned...

In the spirit of full disclosure, I just learned the original box, with the mounting bracket and the J1772 wall holder got tossed into the recycling. On the eMotorWerks website, the bracket is $8...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 08-24-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By FederalSnowplow
FS: eMotorWerks JuiceBox Pro 40 Wi-Fi

I butterfingered the J1772 plug and it bounced off the garage floor. I don't see any physical damage, but it no longer charges. I used it as an excuse to buy an entirely new setup. Only the J1772...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 08-15-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,116
Posted By FederalSnowplow
I definitely see more EVgo than ChargePoint....

I definitely see more EVgo than ChargePoint. Reading the FAQ on ChargePoint's website (http://chargenow.chargepoint.com/faqs#q16), you should be able to use them interchangeably. I've tried the...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 08-15-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,116
Posted By FederalSnowplow
I got a ChargePoint card with delivery and two...

I got a ChargePoint card with delivery and two years of charging. I read of the deal...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 07-23-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,335
Posted By FederalSnowplow
The death of the secondhand JuiceBox was 100% my...

The death of the secondhand JuiceBox was 100% my fault. I dropped the plug, learning the hard way to put my laptop in the car *before* unplugging and to pay closer attention to what I'm doing.

I...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 07-13-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,335
Posted By FederalSnowplow
Thanks. Will go that route. Still waiting to hear...

Thanks. Will go that route. Still waiting to hear from eMotorWerks about options, but not holding my breath.
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 07-13-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,335
Posted By FederalSnowplow
Replace JuiceBox with ChargePoint

The secondhand J1772 charger I bought is no longer working. It’s a JuiceBox Pro 40. I want to replace it with the ChargePoint Home. The JuiceBox uses a NEMA 14-50 plug. The ChargePoint Home uses a...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 06-27-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By FederalSnowplow
Thank you. I love your awesomely detailed...

Thank you. I love your awesomely detailed explainers whenever I have a question here. It is much appreciated.

I precondition before most trips, but 3 months and 3,000 miles in just realized I was...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 06-27-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,532
Posted By FederalSnowplow
Congrats! God, the 2018 refresh is beautiful. The...

Congrats! God, the 2018 refresh is beautiful. The new turn signals make such a big difference up front.
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 06-27-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By FederalSnowplow
ePOWER Display Question...

The owner’s manual says “The blue ePOWER range is reduced if the high-voltage battery is heavily discharged.”

When I drive on extremely hot days, I see this, even though my battery is at 80+...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 06-12-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,884
Posted By FederalSnowplow
I didn't get so much as an acknowledgement from...

I didn't get so much as an acknowledgement from sending the data, complete with lat. long. coordinates to BMW. Not even an auto-responder.

Weirdly enough, Nokia HERE has my entire neighborhood...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 06-06-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,884
Posted By FederalSnowplow
Never saw that link in all my reading / research....

Never saw that link in all my reading / research. Thanks. Doing it now.
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 06-06-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,884
Posted By FederalSnowplow
Called the dealership and asked for "some...

Called the dealership and asked for "some consideration" for at least one map update, since mine were outdated at delivery *and* their Genius told me I'd be getting an update. They obliged.

It...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 05-31-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By FederalSnowplow
FIXED: Tried BimmerCode one more time and the...

FIXED: Tried BimmerCode one more time and the "Head Unit" ECU has a red dot and "Faulty Data" next to it. I restored from a backup and everything worked.

I won't...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 05-31-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By FederalSnowplow
Help: BMW Online + Head Unit Problem

The icon for BMW Online services had the international X through it, indicating they were offline. Thought maybe they were having downtime. Problem persisted 2+ days.

Then, while running errands,...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-29-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 98,832
Posted By FederalSnowplow
I'm looking for a link to the North America (U.S....

I'm looking for a link to the North America (U.S. West) 2018-2 nav ROUTE maps update for a 2017 REx with Navigation Business. Please and thank you.
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 05-28-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,884
Posted By FederalSnowplow
Thanks for the info. So is it usually just a big...

Thanks for the info. So is it usually just a big file you download directly to a USB drive or is there more to it?
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 05-28-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,884
Posted By FederalSnowplow
I'm shocked (Shocked!) that I got incorrect info...

I'm shocked (Shocked!) that I got incorrect info from that dealer Genius.

So I guess I have to buy the maps online and install them via USB stick... Like a caveman. Is there a hassle-free and...
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