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  1. Vehicle First Registration Date held on iDrive

    General BMW Discussions
    F32 2 Door Coupe. 420i Sport Auto. Registration Date 09/2016. Purchased from Main BMW Dealer in 03/2017 some 50 miles from my home. My BMW is serviced at a BMW main dealer local to where I live. I believe this query I have relates to all BMW's with the cars vehicle data and service history...
  2. iDrive Software thinks it's up to date - 2012 F20

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hey guys! I'm new to BMW and new to Bimmerforums. I collected my 2012 F20 118i M Sport on Saturday and I'm absolutely in love. The one gripe I have is the lack of Bluetooth audio streaming, but there are ways around that. To make my life easier and make it as compatible as possible when I'm...
  3. Production date is one year earlier than registration

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi ! I'm just in the process of buying a 2012 640D M Sport Convertible. When checking the options using the VIN I saw that the "Prod Date" was 2011-09-20 - presume 20/09/2011. The registration date is 01/09/2012 with a corresponding 62 plate. Any thoughts/info on why the production date is...
  4. CIC Premium map update (West) 2019-2 release date?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Does anyone know when the next premium map update for CIC nav is (which as alluded in the title will be 2019-2)?
  5. Windscreen Date Codes - Splintex, anyone able to decypher? Anyone had a new screen? Please?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I think the screen in my car may have been changed without my consent while it was in the hands of a garage. In fact I know this, but I may need to prove it. Of course a new screen is a nice thing to have, but only if it's fitted properly.
  6. Date /month

    General BMW Discussions
    Can some on e explain to me the logic behind the indicator stalk where the top inset button when pressed, show the date / month / year ?????? is this for the senile old people that can afford these cars new that have lost their marbles ??? e61 535d top spec , wouldn't the temp gauge of the...
  7. Connected Drive with no expiry date 2016 F10 520D

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Everyone I've purchased an approved used 2016 520D not too long ago and I have a question in regards to the expiry date of the Connected Drive service. When I log into my account on the BMW Connected Drive website, there are no expiry dates on Connected Drive services, TeleServices, and...
  8. Airbag and gateway module E65 2005 build date 06/05

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Should have put in title it's a 3ltr diesel SE I have been lurking on these forums for a while for advice tips and tricks. Until now I have always managed to find what I need so thanks for that. List of problems initially 1. Air bag lights on and warning about belt tensioner , N...
  9. Service light on and then date resets

    Hi I have 2008 320d e90. Few weeks ago my DPF light came on. It's now gone off after giving the car some welly on the motorway. But last week the service light went on. It doesn't need service til 2018. And with that service light the date/time light comes on and then the date/time goes off...
  10. Up to date xenon retrofit advice please.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Been scouring the forums and web for retrofit info on the e36 but most can't find much current stuff. Is the tsx-r retrofit kit still the 'go to' for upgrading standard projectors ? Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk
  11. Setting the date and time

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Sorry for asking what must be a basic/obvious question for any e31 owner, but what is the correct sequence for inputting the date and time? I have a 1997 840 and when I got it the radio code was flashing, eventually (two weeks) later BMW gave me the code, this was in putted and the radio sprung...
  12. 2016 BMW 7 Series Release Date

    General BMW Discussions
    2016 BMW 7 Series Release Date, Price, Photos, Specs & Review
  13. Is this a manufacture date stamp on n42 vanos unit?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I wish to know if those units been changed by previous car owner or if they have same milage as the car. Thanks for help. Please provide source if possible
  14. What production date is the F10/F11 LCI?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Looking at buying a second hand 535d and interested to get one after the LCI changes if possible. Not clear to me exactly when this was released in the UK and what manufacturing date it refers to. Judging from Parkers they updated the engine output in 2011 to '313hp' (aka 308hp) from the...
  15. E38 mid date

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi All I have just had the MID on my 1997 E38 728i repaired due the dreaded pixel issue. Now that I have a screen that is readable, I noticed the date format is mm/dd/yyyy. Does anyone know if the format can be changed to dd/mm/yyyy. Merry Christmas to all from a Kiwi living in Australia. John
  16. My first BMW! - feel let down...Is the software up to date,

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello Everyone, After 30 years of company car ownership and lots of miles all over the world, I suffered several years of serious illness but am now OK to drive again. I was all set to buy a Skoda Octavia estate. However, 'friends' intervened and insisted that in their words 'you deserve a...
  17. 95 E36 325i convertible Production Date 12/94 cranks will not start

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    First off my name is Derrik and I just joined this site in hopes of getting some good information. I realize that a crank but no start situation has been well discussed across the Internet but after hours of reading and research I am unable to find an answer. I took it to a shop for a...
  18. valve cover gasket differences "upto 09/2202 vs from 09/2002 build date, m54 325i ?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    G'day, Valve cover gasket differences - upto 09/2002 & from 09/2002 build dates ? e46 325i m54 engine, manual Got abit of a shopping list going on ECS for some prev/maint as ive a week off work soon, all ccv, cooling hoses etc, vcg, disa rebuild, vanos seals. Problem I've come across is...
  19. Time & date display

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Clock and Date display showing no numbers....... neither time nor date. Main OBC display showing OK. Anyone any knowledge or experience of this. Thanks. Hayden
  20. 2002 530d e39 Setting Date & Time on my mk iv High OBC

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Help needed I've only had the car for 1 month and i can't set the time and date on the Sat Nav screen, it doesn't even show at the bottom of the screen like ive seen on others, i've been into where you set the time & date but when you come out of that screen nothing still shows and when you...