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      01-05-2013, 12:52 PM   #45
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In cars with rain sensor that selector does not control wiper frequency. It controls sensor sensitivity. However, as anyone with that sensor knows, it has much better sensitivity for small water droplets (drizzle) and much worse sensitivity for large water droplets (shower). Which means that wiper behavior is always very irregular and unpredictable. One has to always adjust that selector to match the sensor sensitivity to the rain type.
I wish there was a way to just get rid of the rain sensing wipers. I like to think I am smart enough to know when it's raining outside and how much wiper action I need.
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      01-05-2013, 01:16 PM   #46
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I wish there was a way to just get rid of the rain sensing wipers. I like to think I am smart enough to know when it's raining outside and how much wiper action I need.
i actually love em.. dont feel the need to have intermittent settings or anything further personally
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      01-05-2013, 01:33 PM   #47
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I hate not having a dipstick. And when the cars engine is nice and warm, I hit the oil level button and it makes me wait for 15 seconds....like it is taking measurements......then goes back to the reqular screen like it could not take a reading.
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      01-05-2013, 01:36 PM   #48
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I've seen that "speed selector" do two things. Jack and shit. Never works...ever.
I agree, it doesnt work for me either.
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      01-05-2013, 10:26 PM   #49
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I hate not having a dipstick. And when the cars engine is nice and warm, I hit the oil level button and it makes me wait for 15 seconds....like it is taking measurements......then goes back to the reqular screen like it could not take a reading.
Sounds like either a sensor or OBC malfunction.

As with former '08 128i, my '07 E91 displays the oil level within 2 seconds of the choosing the selection after warm-up. It then remains on the screen for about 15".

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      01-05-2013, 11:57 PM   #50
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When you cut the power to the motor it stops moving. Don't understand what's so difficult to understand about that simple concept
You don't know what you're talking about. The car is a computer. The computer is coded to stop the wipers when you turn off the car. The power is not cut to the motor.

You can code your car to put the wipers back to rest even when you turn off your car when the wipers are still moving.

BMW did this probably for a safety issue, just like how they don't allow you to roll up your windows with the keyfob. That also can be coded to work.
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      01-06-2013, 12:07 AM   #51
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My pet peeves with the E93 so far

1- Passenger sun visor blocks some visibility and cant be removed.

2- Shifter, throttle, break pedal and clutch all a bit mushy but understandably not meant to be an all-out sports car.

3- Heavy as crap.

4- AC/Heater fans weak.

5- No volume levels.

6- The iDrive warning at start-up.

7- Convertible top requires holding the button and being in park.

8- Steering levers feel a bit mushy/plastic/unresponsive. I'd prefer a more mechanical ca-chink whenever I adjust a lever.

9- Poor visibility with top up.

I'm sure there are more. I'm going to try and fix some of these issues with those little electrical system hack products and a little tinkering.
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      01-06-2013, 01:35 AM   #52
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I cant stand that my seatbelt pushers only work half the time. Ive gotten used to the ac bullshit with my last 3 beamers
Your motorcycle has A/C?



I had to. Surprised no one else already said this.
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      01-06-2013, 02:10 AM   #53
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Your motorcycle has A/C?



I had to. Surprised no one else already said this.
I was more surprised that his bike has a seatbelt.
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      01-06-2013, 08:44 AM   #54
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6- The iDrive warning at start-up.
This can be coded out. Best thing I ever did Lol.
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      01-07-2013, 06:51 PM   #55
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No dipstick.

I had a leaking oil filter gasket and was leaking oil badly. Would never have known it if I hadn't taken it into the dealer for end of warranty check. (oil computer never reported anything other than maximum level and the bottom engine cover catches all the oil drippings I would have otherwise noticed.)
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      01-07-2013, 07:04 PM   #56
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When you cut the power to the motor it stops moving. Don't understand what's so difficult to understand about that simple concept
It can be wired differently, where the motor always has a hot lead. A position sensor in the cam can allow the wipers to "park". I've seen that feature on cars before. Even my dad's 1958 Standard Super 10 did so it's not hard to do.
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      01-13-2013, 12:37 PM   #57
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I hate how my all weather floor mats for my e92 have a strip of carpet on them that still wears off. It's like a partial all weather mat. The passenger side doesn't have this strip.
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      01-13-2013, 12:49 PM   #58
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I reprogrammed my AC on in auto to stay off.

I reprogrammed my AC on in auto to stay off, unless I turn it on.
Its one of the easier safer things to do of the coding board options.
My list of irritations are
No dipstick(real dipstick)
battery registration
RFT's no spare
weak stock radio/stereo which is expensive to fix
The sensitivity on the rain sensor could be better and yes
I know how to adjust it , It doesn't react to quickly due to raindrop
size I think. Also seems to be dependent on if the car is moving.
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      01-13-2013, 01:03 PM   #59
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Does anyone even understand how the AC auto button works?

I don't understand the AC Auto button vs. Full Circle vs Full Circle with icon vs Off.

It's stupid and I haven't read the manual...I just gave up on it.
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      01-13-2013, 08:10 PM   #60
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E92 LCI

power lock one button approach lock and unlock

no auto unlock when parked or turned off option

No alarm option if not opt. at factory

engine never sounds the same. Uneven sounds at idle.

Rattles in rear window

starting always takes different amount of seconds to start.

memory buttons not linked to key memory settings.

Trip odometer doesnt reset to 0 at fill up automatically

no trip a and trip b

so far this is what I got
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      01-13-2013, 08:39 PM   #61
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i disliked the headlight washer system. it just sprayed a lot of my windshield washer all over the place whenever it wanted to. i would have blue fluid on the car left.
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      01-13-2013, 11:11 PM   #62
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I hate how BMW deals with injector repair under warranty. First 3 went and dealer acknowledged that BMW knows the next three will go yet they won't do them all at once. They think its smarter to inconvenience the customer another time and make the dealer pay for another loaner. Ridiculous.
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      01-13-2013, 11:28 PM   #63
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I don't understand the AC Auto button vs. Full Circle vs Full Circle with icon vs Off.
Firstly, these are two completely unrelated buttons. Secondly, neither has anything to do with A/C. Thirdly, there's nothing difficult about them.

'Auto' button automatically controls fan speed and automatically redirects air streams (between windshield, center and foot well).

The recirculation button has three settings: recirculation off (the fresh air is taken from the outside), recirculatioin on (the interior air is recirculated, no air us taken from the outside) and automatic recirculation (the air it taken from the outside, unless the air cleanliness sensor says it is dirty).
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Who needs windshield wipers when you have rain-x!
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Found another one today:

The audio source button on the steering wheel does not go to the AM source.

For example, I have my iPhone connected via AUX. If I press the audio source button on my steering wheel, it will go from FM-AUX. I wanted it to go to FM-AM-AUX (FM for music, AM for news/sports, and AUX for my iPhone music).
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      01-15-2013, 05:43 AM   #66
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a few...

The bliming headlight washers on e92 coupes, why cant there be a seperate button for it? I just effin cleaned my car, was nice n sparkly...it's snowing in london atm so i just sprayed my windscreen to get rid of some ice and the headlight washers come on and spray my whole friken car... feel to rip the ba$%rd things out.


I also dont like how the unlock button on the key is so easy to press while its inside your pocket. I had to buy a leather pouch which now looks like i have a wonky boner.
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