Upgraded to the F15

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Re: Upgraded to the F15

Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:34 pm

Can't remember actual price but think it was around a pound a litre from my supplying BMW dealer, which I thought was very reasonable and for a few litres not worth the hassle of looking elsewhere, but still got 5 litres or so in the garage to add at some time this year if required.
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Re: Upgraded to the F15

Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:12 pm

Ideally it should be used within 6 months, some brands say 12 months before it goes stale - whatever that means? It’s made from pig wee so I guess it can go off.
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Re: Upgraded to the F15

Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:34 pm

That timeframe could create some interesting problems given the much reduced miles most people have been doing during lockdown.
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Re: Upgraded to the F15

Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:15 pm

We’ve been using the F46 every other week for commuting 300 miles a week (Key workers), but that’s a good point. I’ll bet motor dealers will stop honouring warranties given a chance :x
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Re: Upgraded to the F15

Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:23 am

Thanks X5Sport,
You can get a small container with the correct adapter from Amazon if necessary. I bought one a few years back to top the Škoda up (that used three times more than my F46 with the same sized engine does!). I just transfer from a 10L container to this and that’s it.

No forecourts around here have AdBlue tanks/pumps, and I’m not paying Dealer prices for it.

One of these: https://smile.amazon.co.uk/GreenChem-Ad ... 171&sr=8-3
Exactly, what I had in mind.

The car is going into the garage this Wednesday to have an Advanced Car Eye fitted, I suppose I could ask them to fill it up.
Normally if you want anything done at the Dealers they want the car in for the day :cry:
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Re: Upgraded to the F15

Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:25 pm

Ask them for a price per litre to top it up, you might be pleasantly surprised, I was.

The advanced eye is not cheap but does work very well
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Re: Upgraded to the F15

Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:03 pm

Good advice - thanks :thumbsup:
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Re: Upgraded to the F15

Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:19 am

So I have had the Advanced Eye fitted, I will have a play with that tonight.
Also had the EGR cooler recall as per BMW guidelines.
I asked to have the Adblue topped up which they did, 10 litres and I wasn't charged for that - bargain :)
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Re: Upgraded to the F15

Thu Jul 02, 2020 2:23 pm

Good news on the ad blue

Have fun with the advanced eye, quite a clever bit of kit

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