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SJL last won the day on May 6 2021

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    G31 540i M Sport (LCI)

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    Screen wash bottle level sensor.

    My screen wash warning light came on today, will fill up tomorrow and report back …..
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    Auto wiper LED

    Yes, much brighter
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    Anyone ordered a new 5?

    Since the LCI introduction 18 months ago it’s been more difficult to order individual options …. Have to figure out which packs get you what you want ……
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    540i fuel consumption

    My 540i X-Drive (LCI) has averaged 31 mpg over the first 12,000 miles, 2/3 local driving 1/3 long runs (including touring Scotland) I use “super” grade, e.g Shell V-power/Esso Supreme/BP Ultimate all still E5 I think. Since my E39 I felt the higher octane gave enough extra mpg to justify the cost.
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    Buying a 530e G30

    As a guide iPhone X and XR just fit Plus size iPhones do not, handy as it save any arguments with the wife over charging as her’s doesn’t fit ! Phones do get quite warm but not excessively so.
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    G31 buying advice please

    Ex-police car should have been well maintained …. But both feel like a lot of money for the mileage ….
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    G31 buying advice please

    My G31 540i xdrive is a huge step up over my previous F11 535D, but with second hand prices where they are I’d not be thinking about a second hand car at this point ……..
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    Appreciating Asset?

    I'm in the same situation as you with my 12 month old 540i, after talking to my local dealer! Used 540i were in short supply even before the microprocessor shortage ...
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    CarPlay, calling & iOS 15

    Certainly my problems started after an iOS15 update on the phone, but deleting the connections on the car and remaking them fixed that (had to reboot the car OS so I could delete one of the connections so something in the car had an issue) Looking forward to an OTA update - still on July 2020 version of ID7 ..... others received an update in the spring .....
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    CarPlay, calling & iOS 15

    Not yet - but was not using CarPlay mode connection ...
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    CarPlay, calling & iOS 15

    Hold the volume buttion in for around 30 seconds ... wait a bit and press again
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    CarPlay, calling & iOS 15

    Second phone could not copnnect either Reboot of the car OS allowed the existing connections to be deleted and recreated which solved the issue. No need to do anything on the phones
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    CarPlay, calling & iOS 15

    Will check another phone tomorrow, AirPods work fine with the phone (iPhone X btw)
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    CarPlay, calling & iOS 15

    I seem to have lost all Bluetooth connectivity between my iPhone and my G31 - can’t even delete and recreate the connection … Any ideas anyone ? iOS 15.0.1
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    Photos of the 3 Pre LCI Grills

    I agree with E39mad about chrome on white cars (even though that’s what I currently have) think the cerium grey looks best …
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