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by KarlC
Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: News and Main BMW i3 Forum Discussions
Topic: Mini EV will kill used i3 prices
Replies: 32
Views: 4035

Re: Mini EV will kill used i3 prices

Re: Mini EV will kill used i3 prices.......

My wife thought she wanted a Mini until she drove one, they are cute but ride like crap.

If anyone test drives both most would not buy the Mini


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by KarlC
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Air conditioning failed
Replies: 105
Views: 18446

Re: Air conditioning failed

Some important things to know: ... 3) BMW dealerships don't seem to know crap about the i3. Due to the relatively low number of i3 BEVs sold and the relative rarity of the compressor failing, it's likely that the service department any particular dealership has never seen the failure you are experi...
by KarlC
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Battery Pre-Conditioning
Replies: 27
Views: 3106

Re: Battery Pre-Conditioning

Setting Battery Pre-Conditioning vs Just Charging 30 mins before departure The below post looks like Just Charging 30 mins before departure is the way to go as charging warms up the battery. This sounds like it would work well in So Ca where Im at, but maybe not in some of the really cold states ?? ...
by KarlC
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: BMW Connect app - shipping across country and tracking
Replies: 10
Views: 1182

Re: BMW Connect app - shipping across country and tracking

I dont know anything about the BMW CD app, but I have had several car shipped and Yes it's possible that the driver is still collecting cars. Keep in mind that the shipper often hires an independent truck driver, and that driver could be picking up for several shipper, plus have is own stops he may ...
by KarlC
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Warranty Ending Soon ! - Help on 2015 Warranty / Free Maintenance / Recalls ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1043

Re: Warranty Ending Soon ! - Help on 2015 Warranty / Free Maintenance / Recalls ?

No free maintenance - that was only for the first three years. Have the Dealer look up the car's service records for: The motor mount bolts should have been replaced with the stronger ones, and a software update installed to prevent stress on the mounts. The fuel temperature and pressure sensor sho...
by KarlC
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Warranty Ending Soon ! - Help on 2015 Warranty / Free Maintenance / Recalls ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1043

Warranty Ending Soon ! - Help on 2015 Warranty / Free Maintenance / Recalls ?

The 2015 i3 Rex we just got was 1st sold 1/2/2016 so its original 4y / 50K mile Warranty is ending very soon, what all should I have checked ??

- What Under Warranty ?
- Any Free Maintenance ?
- Any Service Campaign / Recall items ?

Thx for your help !

Karl
by KarlC
Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: 2014 I3 carfax or service history access anyone?
Replies: 5
Views: 719

Re: 2014 I3 carfax or service history access anyone?

Here is one on the East Coast to check out, I dont know the dealer but if its a good car it looks to be a good deal ......

2014 BMW I3 REXT GIGA 31K miles - $11k

https://miami.craigslist.org/pbc/ctd/d/ ... 35280.html

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by KarlC
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Buying the BMW i3
Topic: 2014 I3 carfax or service history access anyone?
Replies: 5
Views: 719

Re: 2014 I3 carfax or service history access anyone?

That i3 looks to be at a dealer on the West Coast, they can send you the Carfax on it.

Are you really on the East Coast in NYC area ?

Thx Karl
by KarlC
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Does anyone know the BMW i3 wheel weights ?
Replies: 2
Views: 454

Does anyone know the BMW i3 wheel weights ?

Does anyone know any or each style of the BMW i3 wheel weights ?

Thx Karl

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