2015 BMW 535i (01/15 build)

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Date Miles Work Performed Performed by
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First title issued.

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03-30-2016 7801 First oil change. Wipers replaced. BMW of San Francisco
05-23-2017 16397 Oil changed and cabin filter replaced. BMW of San Francisco
02-22-2018 21437 Oil changed, wipers replaced, brake fluid flushed. BMW of San Francisco
06-08-2018 22196 4-wheel alignment, 2 rear tires replaced (Michelin Primacy HP ZP). Weatherford BMW
06-23-2018 22272 Alignment re-done. Was tracking straight (during test drive) but the steering wheel was cocked 2-3 degrees to the left. Weatherford BMW
06-26-2018 22432 Adjusted hood alignment at forward edge. Driver side was about 1.5mm higher than the other side. Returned to spec per TIS. Untitled Untitled Paolo
07-01-2018 22822 Topped off tire pressure. Now 35.5/38.5

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07-10-2018 23174 Replaced entrance sills due to dents from before my ownership. Should have caught this at inspection but I was too excited. Untitled Untitled Untitled Paolo
07-11-2018 23273 Cleaned front leather seats, polished passenger-side dashboard and center ashtray area. Paolo
07-14-2018 23359 Cleaned rear seats, fixed nick on left rear door leather and aligned headlights for proper level. Untitled Paolo
07-21-2018 23553 Fixed disconnected louvre control from rear left AC vent. Untitled Paolo
07-22-2018 23593 Adjusted passenger front door 1mm closer to frame per TIS spec and to match the driver side. Untitled Untitled Paolo
07-23-2018 23742 Removed a puncture I discovered by chance when I was checking for tread. Untitled Untitled Paolo
07-28-2018 23935 Washed and waxed. Polished right side doors and rear quarter. Untitled Untitled Untitled Paolo
07-30-2018 24139 Replaced right tail light drip trim due to broken attachment point. Dealerships make me sad. Untitled Paolo
08-01-2018 24145 Replaced torn front mud guards. Probably a result of the previous owner driving over parking barriers. Also fixed routing of front left oil cooler hoses and secured lower radiator hose to the appropriate clip.

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08-08-2018 24568 Battery desulfation, 24 hours.

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08-12-2018 24785 Replaced incorrect washers installed by dealership for hood catch and hook mount. Untitled Untitled Paolo
08-13-2018 24912 Cleaned cobwebs from 3rd brake lamp.

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08-24-2018 25349 Topped off R134a (136g) due to telltale expansion valve hissing during low-load scenarios on the compressor. Down by 16% when measured against specified full capacity of 850g. Paolo
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09-16-2018 26235 Realigned front bumper. 3-4mm low on the overhang, particularly noticeable where the bumper meets the headlights. Also fixed loose rain channel cover trim clips.

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09-30-2018 27122 Car washed, waxed and vacuumed.

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10-13-2018 27405 Reset front and rear brake pad warnings (Due in 4 months 02/19, 3100 miles to go) due to full pad. Ceramic pads are wearing well. Untitled Paolo
10-27-2018 28176 Tire pressure topped off. Was 32.5/34.0. Now 35.5/38.5. Paolo
11-23-2018 29695 Oil change. M1 0w-40 with OE BMW filter. Flushed x2 with Liqui Moly engine flush. New drain plug as I have no history with the old one. Untitled Untitled Untitled Paolo
01-13-2019 31852 Tire pressure topped off. Was 33.9/34.0 (F) 36.1/36.0 (R). Now 35.0 (F) 38.0 (R) Paolo
01-19-2019 32071 Fixed disconnected and loose seat back covers. Expanded metal clips for a tighter fit. Untitled Paolo
04-27-2019 36299 Front rotors and pads replaced due to pulsing sensations at moderate but extended braking. Zimmerman Coat Z (the revised single-piece type), Akebono EUR1505's and ATE slide pin bushings.

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05-26-2019 37878 Tire pressure topped off. Was 34.0/36.5 now 34.5/37.5. Paolo
06-15-2019 38808 Oil changed. M1 ow-40 with OE filter.

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06-15-2019 38830 Changed rear vents due to my son putting his knee to it.

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09-7-2019 40875 Air pressure checked. was 31.6/33.6 now 34/37. Paolo
12-14-2019 43148 Front and rear tires. Rears down to the bars, fronts close enough. Continental DWS 06's. Tire pressure re-checked at cold. Was 36.5/38.0 now 34.5/37.5. Untitled Untitled America's Tire
12-21-2019 43590 Changed air filter. Went with non cold-climate version Mann C28125. Untitled Untitled Paolo
03-26-2020 48755 Topped off tire pressure. Was 33.5/36.0 now 35.0/38.0 Paolo
03-31-2020 48886 Transmission fluid and filter change. ZF filter (Filtran) and Redline D6. I was able to load 5 quarts even. Reused two of the old magnets to fill the vacant magnet slots on the new filter.

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04-09-2020 49366 Map updated to 2020-2. I don't really use my Nav but on occasion I like to map to my house without my phone and it doesn't exist in the 2015-1 version of the map.

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04-11-2020 49482 Rear diff bushing changed, OE BMW. Oil and filter changed, M1 0w-40 with Hengst filter. Untitled Untitled Untitled Paolo
04-24-2020 50129 iDrive software updated. Looks like a change to media, phone and add-on. Download file UPD05081.

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08-02-2020 53240 Replaced ultra conservative brake sensor and zip-tied to a secure location. Pads still have a lot of life left, will replace in about 25k miles. And I didn't want to stare at the the red brake light in the meantime.

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08-25-2020 54125 Techron fuel cleaner.

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09-04-2020 54340 Diff oil Redline 75w-90 and replaced Textar pads with Akebono. No rotor change since it still met minimum spec of 18.4mm.

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09-16-2020 55096 Liqui Moly Proline Gasoline System Cleaner. The last dose of Techron cleared up the cold engine stumble so I'm following it up with this.

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