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#1 (permalink) Old 02-04-2004, 07:51 PM
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Hey Guys,

Another computer issue -

The first was a seatbelt/airbag malfunction that required a download.

The most recent one is something to do with the gas gauge and maybe more. The gas gauge reads empty even though it's full. I haven't checked the computer to see if it's showing how many miles are left but it's another download it sounds like.

Not really bad overall but a nuisance.
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2004 530i w/ Premium Package. I guess the dashboard is having some issues. It's going in tomorrow. It's the folks car.. I drive a '99 328i so whatever problems it had were taken care of a long time ago. =)
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Update - found out that it's actually a part, but they don't have it in stock. It won't be in till march 2nd or some. I guess they don't have the part on our shores. The speedometer works at least.
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not all of them are perfect.... too bad
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