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by CanisLupus
Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Any way to swap key fob "internals"?
Replies: 3
Views: 3655

Re: Any way to swap key fob "internals"?

As opposed to just the small battery cover on the back , has anyone split the FOB body open front and back ? Does it snap back together afterward ?
by CanisLupus
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: Looking for an used i3, but am scared of the tire reliability...HELP!
Replies: 10
Views: 4573

Re: Looking for an used i3, but am scared of the tire reliability...HELP!

30,000 km , half on Blizzaks , half on 20" summers . Recently repaired 1 slow leak that many shops preferred not to try to deal with . Slow leaks can be difficult to find . That's the only trouble I've had . I would consider myself to be not an aggressive driver . Also , even before having my i3 , i...
by CanisLupus
Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Left rear Brake Light Malfunction
Replies: 1
Views: 1489

Re: Left rear Brake Light Malfunction

Had an apptmt yesterday . The upper left rear light assembly (board) has been ordered .
by CanisLupus
Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Restraint System - Consult nearest Service Center
Replies: 3
Views: 1942

Re: Restraint System - Consult nearest Service Center

The wiring harness , as well as a heatshield that must be replaced along with it , have been replaced . The warning message etc. are no longer .
by CanisLupus
Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Parking/charging heating and 12V
Replies: 10
Views: 3442

Re: Parking/charging heating and 12V

Thank you Alohart for the clarification re: Ready state .
by CanisLupus
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Parking/charging heating and 12V
Replies: 10
Views: 3442

Re: Parking/charging heating and 12V

This could be an issue . To stay in 'Ready' state I believe you need to be sitting in the driver's seat .
by CanisLupus
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Left rear Brake Light Malfunction
Replies: 1
Views: 1489

Left rear Brake Light Malfunction

Intermittently , I'm getting this indication upon braking of either kind (Regen/Brake Pedal) . I'm going to test for the light today and most probably book another appointment . Early research indicates that each side in the back has a circuit board with LEDs mounted on it .
by CanisLupus
Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Restraint System - Consult nearest Service Center
Replies: 3
Views: 1942

Re: Restraint System - Consult nearest Service Center

RESULTS - Without quoting the entire report , the main point is that the resistance in part of the wiring harness for the REME/SME Harness Crash+ Lines was above tolerance . Post testing , this is now remaining within limits . Connectors were also inspected for corrosion etc. . The suspect harness r...
by CanisLupus
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Problems / Troubleshooting
Topic: Restraint System - Consult nearest Service Center
Replies: 3
Views: 1942

Restraint System - Consult nearest Service Center

Restraint System - Fault in airbag , belt tensioner or belt-force limiter . Continue wearing safety belt . Consult nearest service center . I got this alert right at start-up . Just a thought that it might have had something to do with the pulling of the seatbelt to fasten it in place . Perhaps this...
by CanisLupus
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: BMW i3 Rex Specific Discussions
Topic: How to remove gas tank?
Replies: 1
Views: 4391

Re: How to remove gas tank?

Would it be possible to , instead , just drain the tank and maybe flush it once or twice as well ?

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