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    Re: Warranty replacement of 12 V battery

    I purchased a CPO 2017 REx in 2019 and think there might be something going on with the 12v, but dealership says not covered under warranty? Is there a difference in how i3s utilize this battery verses how ICE vehicles use their battery? Why are some dealers replacing these 12v batteries under warranty, but my dealer is not? The CPO warranty doesn't cover as much as the factory warranty - and the 12v battery is considered a 'wear' item, not covered. Some dealers will replace them 'good will', most won't. [...]

    Re: Not charging properly

    Here's a video on how to use the "secret" menu on the i3. There are others as well. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwj5vaHj84rwAhWRm-AKHej2B6kQwqsBMAJ6BAgEEAk&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DELT5b2YWL58&usg=AOvVaw2-RqvtWC9lkZdbJMcbYtmM I thought of something else. Did you see this same behavior on more than 1 charging unit? If not, try a different one to see if the behavior is the same. [...]

    Re: PDC sensors, front fender

    I'm currently fixing a similar issue, but not with the sensor falling out, but with a broken sensor, as in no signal. Hubauer Shop (Germany) is very good for diagrams. For the front, apparently there's backing plates on the front bumper/fender. Part number: 51117414362. You need last 7 digits of your VIN to search. Ideally you need to remove the underbody panel, not just the wheel arch liner to get a proper look. Pretty sure these sensors engage with the backing plate, but don't just get pushed into posit [...]

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    BMW sends out postcards to i3 owners confirming 50% more range for 2017

    Via the Facebook BMW i3 group, BMW has mailed out postcards to owners in the UK stating the 2017 BMW i3 will have a 50% increase in electric range, which would equate to around 120... Continue reading ->