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by TOEd
Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: 12 Volt Auxiliary Battery East Penn Deka AUX18L
Replies: 10
Views: 2101

Re: 12 Volt Auxiliary Battery East Penn Deka AUX18L

Got a phone call back from Greg Medwood at East Penn Canada. He referred me to the dealer.
by TOEd
Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: 12 Volt Auxiliary Battery East Penn Deka AUX18L
Replies: 10
Views: 2101

Re: 12 Volt Auxiliary Battery East Penn Deka AUX18L

Thank you. Unfortunately their search feature will not accept a postal code. Comes up with an error message because we don't use a zip code. So I sent them a message. Will see if they respond.
by TOEd
Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: 12 Volt Auxiliary Battery East Penn Deka AUX18L
Replies: 10
Views: 2101

Re: 12 Volt Auxiliary Battery East Penn Deka AUX18L

Anyone know where I can get a Deka battery in the Toronto Ontario Canada area? I have checked numerous places but no joy.
by TOEd
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: 2017 REx shows engine light
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: 2017 REx shows engine light

Most likely cause of check engine light is bad seal on gas tank. Remove gas cap and clean gasket under cap. After 3 starts light should disappear. Worked for me. Otherwise my dealer said to ignore check engine light. This is also good advice in my case (2015 i3 REx).
by TOEd
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: How often long should I run Rex?
Replies: 6
Views: 451

Re: How often long should I run Rex?

For injectors to spray fresh gasoline a few seconds should suffice. For engine to heat up enough to dry out moisture in oil, your usage in summer (20C or warmer) should be ok (If you live in Panama, for example). However, if you run REx when temperatures are 0C or lower for prolonged periods (like i...
by TOEd
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Nissan level 2 charger
Replies: 11
Views: 405

Re: Nissan level 2 charger

Of course. L2 charge has a generic connector. If it fits, it will work!
by TOEd
Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: How often long should I run Rex?
Replies: 6
Views: 451

Re: How often long should I run Rex?

It is my understanding that the maintenance cycle is designed primarily to keep the injectors from clogging. Using a good quality premium fuel with a lot of detergent additives will go a long way to prevent clogging. If you are concerned with frequency of cycle being inadequate you can use REx more ...
by TOEd
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Suggestions for BMW
Topic: Show charging stations on map
Replies: 4
Views: 303

Re: Show charging stations on map

We don't have the car with us, however, according to my memory if you go into navigation settings/preferences, points of interest you will find a custom set up as part of transportation that allows you to show charging stations, gas stations, etc on the map. We have ours set up this way. However you...
by TOEd
Sun Dec 15, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Key fob won't open or start car
Replies: 7
Views: 475

Re: Key fob won't open or start car

Battery in my fob died. So nothing worked except could still place fob against column to drive it. Wife's fob also quit working at same time. Replaced both batteries. Still nothing. Got battery tester out to check. Turned out all batteries were dead. Bought new batteries at dollar store. Solved our ...
by TOEd
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Air conditioning failed
Replies: 97
Views: 7556

Re: Air conditioning failed

Thank you Will Flannery. I like the way you think!

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