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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By 528JD
Great write up & descriptions. It goes to show,...

Great write up & descriptions.
It goes to show, it’s not always the “bad” air bags that need replacing.

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By 528JD
Look behind the rear tires, they'll be a...

Look behind the rear tires, they'll be a Cylinder, larger diameter than an Amazon Echo, similar height.
(Not to the back, to the Interior, above the axle)
:dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By 528JD
Re: Air suspension. IF one side is going all...

Re: Air suspension.
IF one side is going all the way up, as you've said, it could be the height sensor.
no need to replace the air bags, they don't appear to be leaking, though many start with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By 528JD
these guys took care of me when I had an...

these guys took care of me when I had an alternator go out on the ramp of the mcCormick place garage. yea, PITA.

they've got some awesome cars in the warehouse area. A ferrari Hummer, amongst...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-06-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By 528JD
sure you're not wearing polarized sunglasses? ...

sure you're not wearing polarized sunglasses?
:dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,498
Posted By 528JD
dimensions are vastly different from standard...

dimensions are vastly different from standard shocks.

did you check the springs?

when I checked springs, one was cracked.

replaced both, ride significantly improved.

The adaptive shocks...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By 528JD
Air bag leaks are a strong possibility. Rarely do...

Air bag leaks are a strong possibility. Rarely do both go at the same time.

There's a leveling sensor, rear left.

A valve block just off the compressor, this could get clogged.

The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By 528JD
1st thing you really need is a good Indy...

1st thing you really need is a good Indy mechanic.
2nd, the following parts will be needed:
a. Booster vacuum pump
b. power brake booster
c. brake booster seal
d. booster vacuum pump seal
e....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By 528JD
same page scanned 2x?

same page scanned 2x?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By 528JD
i didn't have any codes thrown either. there's...

i didn't have any codes thrown either. there's only the 4 parts.
compressor
air bags
height sensor
compressor valve block

after changing all parts, I tracked back to an improperly screwed on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By 528JD
the brass fitting/connection/screw from the tube...

the brass fitting/connection/screw from the tube to the airbag might not be 100% aligned - this is critical, if there's any mis alignment, it'll leak.
or,
the self leveling sensor, left rear, might...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By 528JD
No, the air suspension is only on the rear. ...

No, the air suspension is only on the rear.

front will have either adaptive ride, or standard shocks & coils.

Also, re: rear air shocks/self leveling suspension-
there's an air compressor...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,388
Posted By 528JD
I got the letter a couple days ago. Haven't...

I got the letter a couple days ago.

Haven't had a chance to call the dealer.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,348
Posted By 528JD
"they" probably turned off the DB for the...

"they" probably turned off the DB for the Memorial Day Sales events.

:bigpimp::dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-12-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,010
Posted By 528JD
What kind of Sandwich? :thumbup::bigpimp:

What kind of Sandwich?
:thumbup::bigpimp:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By 528JD
I haven't seen an air bag "Over-inflate" ...

I haven't seen an air bag "Over-inflate"

yes, the valve block could have a release valve, the reason I changed mine out was that debris had gotten in, we were already doing the compressor, valve...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,010
Posted By 528JD
$55,795 + $5,000 to move the steering wheel to...

$55,795
+ $5,000 to move the steering wheel to the wrong side.:dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By 528JD
could be bad compressor valve block. or, bad...

could be bad compressor valve block.
or, bad self leveling sensor
neither one is that expensive.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-05-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,085
Posted By 528JD
didn't notice any drain valve when I replaced the...

didn't notice any drain valve when I replaced the valve block.
here's where I got the valve block, there a few pics.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,085
Posted By 528JD
there's a compressor valve block near the...

there's a compressor valve block near the compressor. Miesller Auto ~ $140

There's also a self leveling sensor, left rear. BMW dealer $88

it's not always a leaky air bag.

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-26-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By 528JD
hello, welcome sometimes over the years...

hello,
welcome
sometimes over the years parts suppliers could change, hence the same part numbers, but different struts. Not sure why the new replacement wouldn't fit.

I'd recommend replacing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By 528JD
There's a height sensor that might need to be...

There's a height sensor that might need to be replaced, or calibrated.
a. self leveling sensor, left rear. about $88 through a BMW dealer

There's also a compressor valve block, not far from...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By 528JD
The bags are supposed to stay inflated. When I...

The bags are supposed to stay inflated.
When I replaced mine, one of the connecting 'brass hose grommets' wasn't properly seated with the air line. so, one kept deflating over night.
Thought the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-01-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By 528JD
i've been looking for the same thing. The...

i've been looking for the same thing.

The MV500 from the gun vault link, might fit in the passenger side glove box. dimensions = 2.5" x 8" x 11"
Also, the NanoVault 200, or 300 is even smaller....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By 528JD
3rd row seat does Not have to be removed. ...

3rd row seat does Not have to be removed.

fairly easy DIY

go to the Arnott Industries web site, they're one of the air bag suppliers.
They have good info & videos.

The DIY would help with a...
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