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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-31-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By newc6
Thanks to all that posted. My take on the...

Thanks to all that posted. My take on the question is yes. Now more than ever, don't keep a BMW past warranty, with one caveat. And that caveat is, That now applies to almost ALL new cars on the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By newc6
This sounds more like issues with your servicing...

This sounds more like issues with your servicing dealer.
As to the car, have you had other issues besides the AC?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By newc6
Does this adage still apply?

I wandered away from BMW about 10 years ago for reasons that no longer apply, except one.

That adage was "Don't ever own a BMW out of warranty" Do those of you who have been with BMW a while feel...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-24-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,145
Posted By newc6
Your local tech support was feeding you some...

Your local tech support was feeding you some weird kind of line. Once rust forms, it does not "dissipate". It can be physically, removed, chemically altered, painted, whatever but it does not...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-22-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,873
Posted By newc6
Did you mean to say "can't" in the first...

Did you mean to say "can't" in the first sentence? With everything that follows, I would think you meant "can".
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-14-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,770
Posted By newc6
I think "It depends" should cover it. Joking...

I think "It depends" should cover it. Joking aside, it really does depend on so many things. How old you are, how long you have been driving, etc etc etc. I had HUD on my 2008 Corvette and while...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-12-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,234
Posted By newc6
I hope somebody will chime in. I have posted a...

I hope somebody will chime in. I have posted a similar question in the X5 section and have their point of view, would like X3 owners point of view.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-12-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,145
Posted By newc6
I would not think that was normal, but I don't...

I would not think that was normal, but I don't have an X3 so??
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-12-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,873
Posted By newc6
This is a GREAT DIY. If I do buy a new X3, this...

This is a GREAT DIY. If I do buy a new X3, this is the first "mod" I will do. Thank you.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-08-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,923
Posted By newc6
Some very interesting comments so far. ...

Some very interesting comments so far. Especially about the X3. Thanks all.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-07-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,923
Posted By newc6
X3 vs X5

A search didn't bring up anything pertinent so figured I would ask.
Wife and I have been looking at X3's, today went to take a test drive and the dealer had an X5 S35 so we test drove it instead. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-11-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 40,498
Posted By newc6
:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-10-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,088
Posted By newc6
One other thing to consider, folks like me, who...

One other thing to consider, folks like me, who have been away from the marquee for a while but are considering coming back, frequent these forums and ask questions. The reason we do that HERE is...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-26-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By newc6
Flat black paint. Interesting.

Flat black paint. Interesting.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-16-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By newc6
Nice to meet a kindred spirit. Though I may only...

Nice to meet a kindred spirit. Though I may only have 44 posts on this forum, I have been around cars for a while. And I also have other forums I post on. 7500 miles sounds about right and I also...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-09-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,541
Posted By newc6
Subscribing.

Subscribing.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-09-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By newc6
Because I might be the kind of person who may...

Because I might be the kind of person who may want to change the oil between the free BMW service interval. If so, I need to use the correct spec oil. And I may want to change the diff fluid, or...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-08-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By newc6
raleedy-Thanks, great info. Couldn't ask for...

raleedy-Thanks, great info.

Couldn't ask for anything more. Thank you VERY much.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-07-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By newc6
oil specs and other stuff?

For those with a new X1 with the 4 cylinder, what oil is called for? What gas, premium? Do all BMW's no longer have oil dipsticks or does the N20 have one? Rear fluid, GF5? And anything else...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,275
Posted By newc6
Yes, the ones that hold the far left side of the...

Yes, the ones that hold the far left side of the wiper in place. I only had to snap off one of the tabs. The one on the upper side of the arm, the roof side if you will. The one on the bottom or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,275
Posted By newc6
I just snapped off the plastic tabs that held the...

I just snapped off the plastic tabs that held the OEM wiper blade in place. Now my Bosch blades work perfectly. I too had the same issue with the driver side blade. Snap off the tabs.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,231
Posted By newc6
Help with Snap-On DSC/ABS codes

had my car at a local indie and he pulled the following codes for my Brake/ABS/DSC lights being on.
This is with the Snap-On reader and their VERUS Diagnostic Platform if that helps.

06142...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By newc6
Ah got it, thanks. This repair is going to have...

Ah got it, thanks.
This repair is going to have to wait, something has come up personally. I have taped the hose together for the time being. It appears that is a low pressure vapor line so hope...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By newc6
I'm drawing a blank. what is the QD?

I'm drawing a blank. what is the QD?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By newc6
Thanks to those that have replied. This is going...

Thanks to those that have replied. This is going to be tough just because of how tight, and low in the engine bay everything is. But with all the info pointed out to me, I should be able to do...
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