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      06-10-2014, 09:22 PM   #1
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Any body else getting this noise?
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      06-11-2014, 03:47 AM   #2
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Any body else getting this noise?
Every time I turn the car on the side bolsters make a noise as I farted or something
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      06-11-2014, 07:25 AM   #3
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NSA - I get the same exact thing. Did you bring it in at all?
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      06-11-2014, 07:27 AM   #4
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Any body else getting this noise?
Yup, it started after the first month or two. It is only one side that makes noise on mine. The side closer to the center console. I haven't brought the car in yet.
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      06-11-2014, 08:12 AM   #5
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Every time I turn the car on the side bolsters make a noise as I farted or something
I have the opposite problem.. every time I turn the car off, there is a sound like air brakes releasing on a truck that occurs whenever I turn the car off and maybe a second or two after I open the drivers door. I'm not sure if that's the same sound you're referring to or not.

I describe it that way because for the longest time I just assumed a truck was nearby when I parked the car. It was only recently when I realized it was my car that was making the noise.
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      06-11-2014, 08:34 AM   #6
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Yup! Mine happens after as well..
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      06-11-2014, 08:59 AM   #7
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I have the opposite problem.. every time I turn the car off, there is a sound like air brakes releasing on a truck that occurs whenever I turn the car off and maybe a second or two after I open the drivers door. I'm not sure if that's the same sound you're referring to or not.

I describe it that way because for the longest time I just assumed a truck was nearby when I parked the car. It was only recently when I realized it was my car that was making the noise.
Mine does that too! Good way to describe the sound. I've gotten used to it I guess but am more stumped by what could be causing it.
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      06-11-2014, 01:55 PM   #8
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Assuming I understanding what you are hearing:

I have the same sound after turning off the car, and I have no side bolsters in my 2013. It is the system for the soft close doors and it is expected.
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Assuming I understanding what you are hearing:

I have the same sound after turning off the car, and I have no side bolsters in my 2013. It is the system for the soft close doors and it is expected.
No.. It's def coming from the seats. You can feel the bolsters expanding when this noise occurs
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I have the same issue. It definitely comes from the adjustable bolster.

So it affect MY14 only
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NSA - I get the same exact thing. Did you bring it in at all?
No I have not, But I want to, but worried they would have to cut through the seats to fix it. Here is video of mine doing it around the 8 second mark on my video

http://youtu.be/JzTDFofhl-w

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I have the opposite problem.. every time I turn the car off, there is a sound like air brakes releasing on a truck that occurs whenever I turn the car off and maybe a second or two after I open the drivers door. I'm not sure if that's the same sound you're referring to or not.

I describe it that way because for the longest time I just assumed a truck was nearby when I parked the car. It was only recently when I realized it was my car that was making the noise.

Here is Video around the 8 second mark when I TURN THE car on you can hear that noise that sounds like a fart lol http://youtu.be/JzTDFofhl-w
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I have something similar on the left side as the bolsters tighten it makes this absolutely terrible ear scratching sound. Much worse than whats on the video.

I'm afraid this indicates a brand new seat. There is no way to open them up and fix them because of the way these M5 seats are. Changing seat in this car is also not easy, both doors have to be removed

It looks like there are more bugs with this car than there were with Windows XP
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I have something similar on the left side as the bolsters tighten it makes this absolutely terrible ear scratching sound. Much worse than whats on the video.

I'm afraid this indicates a brand new seat. There is no way to open them up and fix them because of the way these M5 seats are. Changing seat in this car is also not easy, both doors have to be removed

It looks like there are more bugs with this car than there were with Windows XP
Shoot. So should I Deal with it? I have GF she knows I am not farting so I wont have other girls to come in my car. So therefore I WONT Be embarrassed of that farting noise in the seat.
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Why does my car not have adjustable side bolsters??? It's a 2013. Was it an option? I was always wondering. Mean while I had a 2011 535 with m sport and that car had them. Weird.
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Why does my car not have adjustable side bolsters??? It's a 2013. Was it an option? I was always wondering. Mean while I had a 2011 535 with m sport and that car had them. Weird.
They were not available until the LCI 2014 from what I understand
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Why does my car not have adjustable side bolsters??? It's a 2013. Was it an option? I was always wondering. Mean while I had a 2011 535 with m sport and that car had them. Weird.
They were not available until the LCI 2014 from what I understand
Ahhhh ok. Thanks. What about leather dash?? Same?
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Why does my car not have adjustable side bolsters??? It's a 2013. Was it an option? I was always wondering. Mean while I had a 2011 535 with m sport and that car had them. Weird.
They were not available until the LCI 2014 from what I understand
Ahhhh ok. Thanks. What about leather dash?? Same?
No leather dash was always an option full leather
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