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by cossied
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: m140i interim oil change - service indicator
Replies: 15
Views: 612

Re: m140i interim oil change - service indicator

I just take mine to my local BMW specialist once a year for an oil change, who are hooked upto BMWs online portal and they just update my iDrive and what they've done to it and BMWs computers. I wasn't going to let them update that I'd had the oil and pollen filter changed earlier than the interval...
by cossied
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: m140i interim oil change - service indicator
Replies: 15
Views: 612

Re: m140i interim oil change - service indicator

Thanks guys. Cossied - did they honour the original warranty? I guess they have to under EU law, but then just didn’t let you extend? Didnt have a warranty claim so I cant answer that. Just wouldnt accept the car for extended warranty. It had only done 12000 miles after 3 years as well. I just coul...
by cossied
Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: m140i interim oil change - service indicator
Replies: 15
Views: 612

Re: m140i interim oil change - service indicator

I just take mine to my local BMW specialist once a year for an oil change, who are hooked upto BMWs online portal and they just update my iDrive and what they've done to it and BMWs computers. I wasn't going to let them update that I'd had the oil and pollen filter changed earlier than the interval...
by cossied
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: m140i interim oil change - service indicator
Replies: 15
Views: 612

Re: m140i interim oil change - service indicator

Don't tell them you have done it. It was used against me for not following the service schedule when I tried to get my warranty extended. I know it sounds ridiculous but that's what happened.
by cossied
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: vacuum hoses
Replies: 0
Views: 151

vacuum hoses

My 125d is 6 years old now although it has only just passed 25000 miles. While it is being serviced after Xmas I was thinking of renewing the vacuum pipes. I think the BMW ones are 3.5 mm but the silicon ones available are 3 or 4 mm has anybody done this and did you use ? Also any idea how much I wi...
by cossied
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: M140i shadow edition deal any good ?
Replies: 12
Views: 795

Re: M140i shadow edition deal any good ?

Is there no other leather option I was disappointed with Boston.
by cossied
Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: servicing F21 125d
Replies: 2
Views: 260

servicing F21 125d

I have a125d registered Jan 2013,it came with a service pack and has been serviced every year as per dash warning by date (every December) Now that the pack has run out and I have to pay how do I work out when it really needs a service. It has just passed 25000 miles, 5 services, 4 oil changes where...
by cossied
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: Fuel filler cap tether broken
Replies: 15
Views: 726

Re: Fuel filler cap tether broken

just found a new cap on Ebay £20.
by cossied
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: Changing from runflats advice
Replies: 6
Views: 546

Re: Changing from runflats advice

My choice was 4 asymmetric 3s and on of these. http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showpar ... Id=36_1274

A pleasure to drive now. quieter, smoother and a lighter tyre.
by cossied
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: Help removing kidney grills
Replies: 10
Views: 526

Re: Help removing kidney grills

I used an old windscreen wiper stalk, the hook end will squeeze the clip in ease out the grill one clip at a time.
by cossied
Sat Sep 29, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: OZ Alloys and TPMS...
Replies: 7
Views: 390

Re: OZ Alloys and TPMS...

wonder if 235 40s would work all round.
by cossied
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: OZ Alloys and TPMS...
Replies: 7
Views: 390

Re: OZ Alloys and TPMS...

Thanks I just thought I could put my OEM rears on the front to check the clearance but they are ET 52s.
by cossied
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: OZ Alloys and TPMS...
Replies: 7
Views: 390

Re: OZ Alloys and TPMS...

Sorry to butt in with ET 45 OZs could I run 245 on front as well if I get 4 X 8" so I could rotate them.
by cossied
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: Manual Gearbox and Diff - what oil?
Replies: 26
Views: 806

Re: Manual Gearbox and Diff - what oil?

cant you borrow a ramp for an hour and do it yourself , you need to suck it out of the diff the rest is simple.
by cossied
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: F20, F21, F22, F23 (2011 - tbd)
Topic: Manual Gearbox and Diff - what oil?
Replies: 26
Views: 806

Re: Manual Gearbox and Diff - what oil?

This is the info from Opie Oils This is ideal for the gearbox. https://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-69413-castrol-syntrans-b-75w-fully-synthetic-car-gearbox-oil-bmw.aspx The diff needs a 75w-90 GL5 oil. https://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-673-75w-90-mtfs-manual-transmission-fluid.aspx The Fuchs Syn 5, Millers CRX,...

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