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by MagicCarpet
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Rear sensors constantly on
Replies: 7
Views: 563

Re: Rear sensors constantly on

I'd let the problems settle for a while. I think the sensors are ultrasonic so might get waterlogged. There are only 3 official BMWi places in the North. Coombes have a place at Tauranga https://www.bmw.co.nz/en/integration/dlo.html I phoned Winger in the Hutt because I was going that way once and a...
by MagicCarpet
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Local / Regional Discussions
Topic: Any members in New Zealand ?
Replies: 11
Views: 7402

Re: Any members in New Zealand ?

Thanks Mark, about the maps, is yours a Japan or UK version car? - just read your other post - UK version may be easier The BMWi dealer told me its difficult for Japan cars and I have to get them to disconnect the telematics and put the car onto the NZ services first. Then they get AutoGravity to co...
by MagicCarpet
Fri May 17, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Charge socket solenoid not a warranty item?!?!?
Replies: 11
Views: 830

Re: Charge socket solenoid not a warranty item?!?!?

There is a Youtube video about this with an i3 in the UK If I remember correctly the solenoid is a bad type but the dealer had to wait to get a rubber gasket they werent allowed to re use the old rubber and the new part didnt include it. The guy would have probably got the car back earlier if they h...
by MagicCarpet
Thu May 16, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Question on coolant, TPMS
Replies: 7
Views: 688

Re: Question on coolant, TPMS

I looked up the fluid specs and they have changed over the years The 2 front coolant systems The heater circuit coolant is not mixable with any other, only "i3 coolant" BMW part 83512355296, blue, silica free, previously green. Electric machine = BMW G48, blue, nitrite & amine free, mixable or repla...
by MagicCarpet
Sat May 11, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: coding - guru help / technical guide needed /
Replies: 0
Views: 574

coding - guru help / technical guide needed /

On the subject of e-SYS coding, I am doing this with an OBD2 cable with 2017 e-SYS with PSdZDATA on my 2017 i3. It took me 5 hours to download and install onto a spare PC and another 5 hour day to hook up and alter the first coding settings, using all the info I could find on the various Bimmerpost ...
by MagicCarpet
Sat May 11, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Jacking point disaster
Replies: 6
Views: 923

Re: Jacking point disaster

could you explain how the damage looks to have occured? I have read about the i3 plastic guide fitments splitting and breaking when the car is jacked with a garage type hoist or trolley jack. Yours sounds like the plastic guides have broken the frame they are attached to and what is the high voltage...
by MagicCarpet
Fri May 10, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: 2018 i3S Coding using e-SYS, PSdZDATA, ODB cable.
Replies: 5
Views: 4745

Re: 2018 i3S Coding using e-SYS, PSdZDATA, ODB cable.

On the subject of e-SYS coding, I am doing this with the OBD2 cable and 2017 e-SYS with PSdZDATA on my 2017 i3. I'm seeking a little help with how the nav system files work as mine is an i3 imported from Japan. This means I'm unable to purchase the local Australia / NZ maps download online from the ...
by MagicCarpet
Fri May 10, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: 2018 i3S Coding using e-SYS, PSdZDATA, ODB cable.
Replies: 5
Views: 4745

Re: 2018 i3S Coding using e-SYS, PSdZDATA, ODB cable.

the hold state of charge function, when enabled, allows you to select the REX to keep the battery level no lower than the present level you have when you turn the REX on. Every time you slow down or stop the REX also stops. This function cannot be engaged if battery is above 75%, and will automatica...
by MagicCarpet
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Local / Regional Discussions
Topic: Any members in New Zealand ?
Replies: 11
Views: 7402

Re: Any members in New Zealand ?

In Warkworth. 2017 REX from Japan Info for other Kiwis getting a Jap or UK car insted of local (you probably already know the AC and DC chrging ports are different): Came with a 15A Clipper Creek EVSE (home charger cord) Checked all the specs rated for 230V and 50Hz power with ELCB function so no ne...

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