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      12-14-2012, 10:10 AM   #45
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UK saloons as of build week 45 (first week November) have the new nav as well
Slight change in thread: just checked on bmwvin.com and my car was built 23rd October and collected 3 weeks later on 12th November
So thats quite quick really, hope for you yet.
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Slight change in thread: just checked on bmwvin.com and my car was built 23rd October and collected 3 weeks later on 12th November
So thats quite quick really, hope for you yet.
Cheers; spoke to sales manager yesterday and he says he's confident I'll be in it before Christmas, hopefully be able to pick it up next Friday 21st. It was in customs at Germany yesterday, so I'm hoping it will be on a ship today, landing in the UK Mon/Tues. If it doesn't go to anywhere else in the UK except the dealer, as you said, then he's said recently they've been sending their own transport to get the cars from the port; so if all goes to plan I should hopefully be picking it up on Friday...
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Cheers; spoke to sales manager yesterday and he says he's confident I'll be in it before Christmas. It was in customs at Germany yesterday, so I'm hoping it will be on a ship today, landing in the UK Mon/Tues...
Good news, it should be here next week.
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UK saloons as of build week 45 (first week November) have the new nav as well
Are f10's not also having it (except for USA) ?
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      12-14-2012, 10:22 AM   #49
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Are f10's not also having it (except for USA) ?
Yes I'm sure they will, at least; if they haven't had it earlier. BMW tends to filter the tech and updates down through the Series' (the 7 Series had the new nav a while ago).
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Yes I'm sure they will, at least; if they haven't had it earlier. BMW tends to filter the tech and updates down through the Series' (the 7 Series had the new nav a while ago).
In the US, and I'm pretty sure ROW, all 5ers and 7ers got the new Nav beginning July '12 production.
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Yes I'm sure they will, at least; if they haven't had it earlier. BMW tends to filter the tech and updates down through the Series' (the 7 Series had the new nav a while ago).
so do 7er owners find the same fault as F30 owners?
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so do 7er owners find the same fault as F30 owners?
I would assume so (in the UK at least, considering the side-of-the-road issue that I think has been mentioned about this), as the system is the same?
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Scothall in MK just had my car in for the day to look at this issue. However, they just called to tell me "we are unable to update your car's software to the new version, because the version we have is lower that that already on your car".

A wasted day, aside from the fact I got a free de-badge and valet.

They will let me know when they have a working fix available. So I will keep yopu posted.
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They will let me know when they have a working fix available. So I will keep yopu posted.
Don't hold your breath, mine's in tomorrow for an extensive software check, they do not expect an update for the next TWO updates.
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So John have you already got your compensation or is that still to happen? And what if they sort a fix, do you still get compo?
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So John have you already got your compensation or is that still to happen? And what if they sort a fix, do you still get compo?
Got naf all as yet still pissing around, car going in tomorrow, not being looked at till monday, they will be reporting back to the tech dept @ BMW UK, so not hopeful of an early fix.
I am away thursday to Egypt for two weeks so prohaps by my return some software could be available, will keep all who are interested up to speed.
It looks like a software glitch to me as it's intermittent.
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John: Best of luck with the BMW dealership. Hope it is not a wasted journey for you.
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Had mine in this week at Elms and they said there is no issue. I think it's almost certainly linked to the RTTI.
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John: Best of luck with the BMW dealership. Hope it is not a wasted journey for you.
They have put me in a 525d se ,so i have This for a few days or weeks if i do not get mine back before wednesday night.
I said hold on to mine as long as you like just fix it.
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They have put me in a 525d se ,so i have This for a few days or weeks if i do not get mine back before wednesday night.
I said hold on to mine as long as you like just fix it.
At least your dealer is decent and is trying to promote a fix. Mine was hopeless and IMO mean and clueless.

I name and shame Berry BMW, West London.
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At least your dealer is decent and is trying to promote a fix. Mine was hopeless and IMO mean and clueless.

I name and shame Berry BMW, West London.
I on the other hand will "name and Fame" Listers BMW kings Lynn are great.
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I on the other hand will "name and Fame" Listers BMW kings Lynn are great.
Should we start a Name and Shame thread?
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Should we start a Name and Shame thread?
Well it is not the dealerships fault that these problems occur, but it does depend on how they deal with these problems, as to what we think of them. As I have said my supplying dealership is great and I use them because they are great, the ones I have dumped are not so good.
The trouble with "name and shame" is that some customers get better service than others, it's the same throughout all services, so we best "let sleeping dogs lie".

Now "Name and Fame" I am up for.
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Got naf all as yet still pissing around, car going in tomorrow, not being looked at till monday, they will be reporting back to the tech dept @ BMW UK, so not hopeful of an early fix.
I am away thursday to Egypt for two weeks so prohaps by my return some software could be available, will keep all who are interested up to speed.
It looks like a software glitch to me as it's intermittent.
Up the Nile (wonderful) or roasting on a Beach (ouch)?
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Up the Nile (wonderful) or roasting on a Beach (ouch)?
Up the nile in March on a cruise then hotel for a week.
This time Hurghada for two weeks chilling out.
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Up the nile in March on a cruise then hotel for a week.
This time Hurghada for two weeks chilling out.
BMWs do that to one.
The Nile cruise will be the best holiday you'll ever have. It is truly fascinating. Might be a bit hot in March though. It's very early awakenings as it boils by midday. I went in early January when the had their Coptic Christmas. If you go to Cairo, stay at the Four Seasons First Residence. Fabulous Hotel, wonderful food, great wine cellar.
We were supposed to go to Argentina this winter for 3 weeks but had some minor health issues, so could not go.
Now planning a big one for the summer. March to my house in Greece.
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