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by eNate
Wed Sep 22, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: i3 Motor/gearbox failure... help!
Replies: 8
Views: 1190

Re: i3 Motor/gearbox failure... help!

JTY wrote:
Wed Sep 22, 2021 12:55 pm
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The sad thing is that we bought the car about two weeks ago :D
Doh!

Private party purchase, I presume? That's terrible!
by eNate
Wed Sep 22, 2021 12:44 am
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: About to trade in our '15 REx for a '19
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: About to trade in our '15 REx for a '19

Double the battery is going to be a game changer. And although I use Android Auto in my other cars, the new iDrive 6 in-car nav and voice commands are genuinely usable! Hope you get a good deal.
by eNate
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: My Virgin Charge Was a Nightmare!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1302

Re: My Virgin Charge Was a Nightmare!!!

Yes, rear passenger door.
by eNate
Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Tire Pressures
Replies: 10
Views: 1019

Re: Tire Pressures

Huh, I'm confused. I expected to find a chart of 19 vs. 20, i3 vs i3S, REX vs. BEV, but instead I'm just finding one combo for the i3, another for the i3S, and they seem to change from user report to user report, but nowhere am I finding a comprehensive breakdown for what and why.
by eNate
Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: I Remote app
Replies: 2
Views: 379

Re: I Remote app

MyBMW replaced the BMW Connected app in April. I'm not sure about the iRemote app, but the last mentions I see of it are 2016. Maybe Connected replaced it?

MyBMW does show charging status, projected time at which it will reach 100%, and also a charging history.
by eNate
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Spotify with Android phone
Replies: 9
Views: 1118

Re: Spotify with Android phone

BMW may convert you to an Apple user.

Nope, like you noticed Bluetooth gets you track info, skip / pause / back, but no album art or playlist functionality.
by eNate
Thu Sep 16, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Spotify with Android phone
Replies: 9
Views: 1118

Re: Spotify with Android phone

I can confirm 2021 is still iDrive 6, unfortunately. (I'm also an Android user.)
by eNate
Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: i3 won’t charge using L1 chargers but will with L2 Chargers
Replies: 8
Views: 876

Re: i3 won’t charge using L1 chargers but will with L2 Chargers

It's safe to say you've eliminated the EVSE as the culprit. The EVSE indicating it's charging means there's probably no house wiring issue, otherwise it would indicate a fault. It's charging at L2, so I don't believe timed charging is causing this. I'm even tempted to rule out the car's inverter, be...
by eNate
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: i3 won’t charge using L1 chargers but will with L2 Chargers
Replies: 8
Views: 876

Re: i3 won’t charge using L1 chargers but will with L2 Chargers

Have you tried plugging the new L1 into a different receptacle?

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