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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By peteo
A thank you

My wife came to inform me the angel eyes on the driver side was not working on her 2009 335i. Thanks to info here and pointers to you tube the new bulb is in and working.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By peteo
The reset did turn off the BRAKE in the dash.

The reset did turn off the BRAKE in the dash.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By peteo
Resetting sensor is what service advisor...

Resetting sensor is what service advisor suggested as well.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By peteo
The rear had fallen out but even trying plugging...

The rear had fallen out but even trying plugging it back still had BRAKE on and car saying pads need replacing. Installed new sensor wires front and rear but no joy, BRAKE is still on so I will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By peteo
Ordered new sensor wires which came in yesterday...

Ordered new sensor wires which came in yesterday and will get them installed this weekend. I installed new pads last fall so am sure they are good. Will respond once new wires are installed.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By peteo
Handbrake is released

Handbrake is released
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By peteo
The word BRAKE is now on in the dash.

Last fall I replaced the brake pads on each wheel but did not replace the sensor wire. Message now comes up that the pads are worn and see my dealer. I don't believe this to be true. I have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-19-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,774
Posted By peteo
I routinely get 26 to 30 mpg from my 2010 diesel...

I routinely get 26 to 30 mpg from my 2010 diesel X5 depending on speed.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-19-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 227,761
Posted By peteo
Got my x5 and 335 maps updated today. It was...

Got my x5 and 335 maps updated today. It was real easy.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By peteo
I am still running the same battery that was in...

I am still running the same battery that was in my X5 when I started this thread. Most of my trips are short, less then 5 miles. I have put a charger on it a couple of times and have taken longer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 227,761
Posted By peteo
We have a 2009 335i convertible and a 2010 x5 and...

We have a 2009 335i convertible and a 2010 x5 and would love to get them updated.

Assistance would be greatly appreciated.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By peteo
Battery

2010 x5 gives message about low storage in battery. Volt meter shows 12.20 volts at battery terminals with nothing running. Is the battery getting ready to die? What is cost of new battery at...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-07-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,882
Posted By peteo
About a month ago I put a set of Akebono ceramic...

About a month ago I put a set of Akebono ceramic pads on the front of my X5. Yesterday I cleaned the wheels for the first time since. The rear wheels were actually dustier then the fronts. The new...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 07-16-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,037
Posted By peteo
You are aware that you can copy the contents of...

You are aware that you can copy the contents of your ipod onto the drive of the x5 and not have to plug your ipod in at all. This is what I have done so don't leave the ipod in the car.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-27-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,215
Posted By peteo
Thank you gentlemen for the education. Here, in...

Thank you gentlemen for the education. Here, in Raleigh diesel is running 30 to 35 cents more then 93 octane. I paid basicly 4 bucks a gallon all summer and so it continues.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-25-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,215
Posted By peteo
Price of diesel

This summer the price of primeium gas and diesel were pennies apart. While the price of gas has dropped since then diesel has stayed about the same here in NC. Is this just another case of the oil...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By peteo
In my case the panel was rubbing against the door...

In my case the panel was rubbing against the door frame causing the creak. First task is determine just where your creak is coming from then what can be done to stop it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By peteo
http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq276/k1200s/DS...

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq276/k1200s/DSC_0086.jpg

The blue square you see is a pice of plastic wedged between the door panel and the door frame. It is about an eight of an inch thick. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By peteo
I'll take a picture and show you. give me a...

I'll take a picture and show you. give me a minute
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By peteo
My drivers door creaked while driving over speed...

My drivers door creaked while driving over speed bumps or anyting else that would flex the car. I was able to pretty much get rid of the creak by putting a small wedge between the door panel and the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,674
Posted By peteo
I have owned 20 different BMWs since 1969 and...

I have owned 20 different BMWs since 1969 and have never had a weld fail or any of the electronics go on the fritz even once let alone multiple times.
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 08-01-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,242
Posted By peteo
You do mean the cruiser BMW had? It is out of...

You do mean the cruiser BMW had? It is out of production. I would look at the ads in the BMW MOA(Motorcycle Owners of America) for starters.
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 07-25-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,715
Posted By peteo
I have a 2010 BMW R1200RT and my wife has a 2005...

I have a 2010 BMW R1200RT and my wife has a 2005 BMW R1200ST. Over the years we have had quite a few BMW bikes.
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 07-18-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,352
Posted By peteo
I have owned both a k1200s and a K1200gt. ...

I have owned both a k1200s and a K1200gt. Biggest difference is the weight of the GT. If you are going to be touring then the GT. If you want a sportier bike then the S. Both are great bikes.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,799
Posted By peteo
Sorry to hear about your new X5 problem. Here's...

Sorry to hear about your new X5 problem. Here's hoping it is simple like a bad connector.
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