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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By cravin
You are getting ripped off. Find another mechanic

You are getting ripped off. Find another mechanic
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By cravin
Anything that blocks the hatch from closing will...

Anything that blocks the hatch from closing will "pop" it back up half way
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By cravin
Arnott makes good replacement airbags and they...

Arnott makes good replacement airbags and they are like $100 cheaper for the pair than the BMW part
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By cravin
There aren't any airbags on the front. It's most...

There aren't any airbags on the front. It's most likely your rear dips and the suspension in the front lowers to even out the vehicle. If you say it raises when you start the car, that means your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By cravin
Yup, sounds like a leaking airbag

Yup, sounds like a leaking airbag
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By cravin
Chirping sound

I searched and only found one thread about CCV covers.

When I start my X5 recently, and only in the morning after it's sat overnight, the passenger front side of the car emits a chirping sound. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By cravin
First, check that the vent settings have cool air...

First, check that the vent settings have cool air blowing out both in your iDrive. If that's set correctly, chances are you're low on refrigerant.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,818
Posted By cravin
Ventilated seats and HUD. Folks say the...

Ventilated seats and HUD.

Folks say the vented seats don't work, but oh they do. No more wet lower back on a hot day

When driving rentals, no clue how quickly I'm driving often times, nor how...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By cravin
You have a burnt out light bulb

You have a burnt out light bulb
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By cravin
That's what I'm thinking. Put you seat belt on...

That's what I'm thinking. Put you seat belt on before starting and see if it goes away.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-05-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By cravin
Just a heads up that you're at the sweet spot of...

Just a heads up that you're at the sweet spot of milage for something going wrong with your system. I had a cracked radiator right around there that needed to be replaced. Since you're so close to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By cravin
I forgot about the legal contigent here. Please...

I forgot about the legal contigent here. Please allow me to clarify myself.

My shop pressure tested the system with dye and didn't find any obvious leaks. I asked them not to spend an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By cravin
Turned out to be simple lack of freon. Test...

Turned out to be simple lack of freon. Test showed very low level and no leaks in system. Topped off and it's working as well as new.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By cravin
2008 vehicle, so I don't have that level of...

2008 vehicle, so I don't have that level of granularity on the temperature control. Even in automatic modes, passenger is blowing warm air and driver cool. Only reason why I'm wondering if it has...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By cravin
Well, it's not AC related. Turn off the AC and...

Well, it's not AC related. Turn off the AC and driver side blows cool and passenger side warm. Thinking maybe a thermostat on passenger side?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By cravin
A/C only working on one side of car?

Today was the first day where I turned on the AC and I noticed that both driver and passenger are set to 60, but the passenger side was blowing out warm air, while driver side was cold. Any ideas? ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-23-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By cravin
Don't believe that you can get the error without...

Don't believe that you can get the error without it. Chances are high that OP has self leveling suspension, and one of two things are broken

1) self leveling suspension sensor needs to be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-22-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By cravin
CPO has nothing to do with normal wear and tear...

CPO has nothing to do with normal wear and tear of brakes. That's the maintenance program.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By cravin
Self leveling sensor replacement?

Car just threw up a level control system malfunction and considering it's riding fine and I just replaced my bags, I was wondering if there was a DIY for replacing the sensor(s). I'm pretty sure it's...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By cravin
Yes, direct replacement. Replacing both makes...

Yes, direct replacement. Replacing both makes sense and isn't a painful job. There's a good write up on here if you search
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By cravin
Both of my exhausts are active all the time....

Both of my exhausts are active all the time. Until reading this, never knew that that wasn't normal
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By cravin
S means that it has a 3 liter engine and I stands...

S means that it has a 3 liter engine and I stands for fuel injected.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By cravin
It's a personal inspection that you take to your...

It's a personal inspection that you take to your own mechanic to check out before you buy the car. Since you've had it for two weeks, you didn't have it done it sounds like.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-07-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By cravin
Do a search on fuel pump relay. Seems to be the...

Do a search on fuel pump relay. Seems to be the next thing to check on cold days when these things dont want to turn over. Like a $15 part that you can replace in a minute.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,306
Posted By cravin
Helped on my 3.0 as well. Starts right up and...

Helped on my 3.0 as well. Starts right up and it's been below freezing every night
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