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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-05-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By markcars
It really isn't the size of the fee that bothered...

It really isn't the size of the fee that bothered me but the devious nature of salespeople who trick you in every possible way they can.
If it were part of some "policy" I have not yet seen it. I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-04-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By markcars
Secure Etch, what is it?

I recently got a new 2015 x5 and i saw a "Secure etch" on my invoice a few days later. I called my salesperson and asked him what it was and he said they do that to all their vehicles and its part of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,533
Posted By markcars
Thanks, that makes me feel a lot better and a lot...

Thanks, that makes me feel a lot better and a lot less "fooled". Even though its an annoyance, I will have to wait for my new OBDII reader that I purchased online yesterday, to see the codes myself...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,082
Posted By markcars
Its been over 12 months, I went to my first...

Its been over 12 months, I went to my first scheduled maintenance, they updated the software to the latest levels (as per what they told me and as per the work-done statement). However, in 2 days,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,533
Posted By markcars
similar problem but no solution yet

I've had this problem within days after i purchased my new BMW X5, and they told me i needed updated software. Well its bee over 12 months now and i went to my first scheduled service maintenance,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,335
Posted By markcars
Dual Exhaust question in 2011 x35i

Do both exhausts work at the same time or does the second one work only when the engine is running over a certain power/speed?

I've just noticed this morning that my left exhaust is working but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,082
Posted By markcars
response to ard: questions. Yes i went to the...

response to ard: questions. Yes i went to the MBW Dealer's Service Center, 100 percent BMW Service station.
They gave me the code as FC3227. And yes they gave me this in writing on their 2 page...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-26-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,082
Posted By markcars
Drove to about 100 miles (4 days more) Again CEL!

I went to the service station midweek and they fixed the light. When I asked what the problem was, the technician says "was a leak in your gas tank". I asked if it was a lose gas cap. He immediately...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-20-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,082
Posted By markcars
thanks a lot for your replies. My BMW dealer's...

thanks a lot for your replies.
My BMW dealer's responses to my questions are selective and avoiding answering these questions, even though they answer other questions, which means they read my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-20-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,082
Posted By markcars
thanks! I will have to take the car in i...

thanks!

I will have to take the car in i suppose. I also thought the BMW Assist system can send the diagnostics via satellite to their service centers so they get the OBD info. Is that not true?...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,082
Posted By markcars
ok will call my dealer and ask them what this is...

ok will call my dealer and ask them what this is and ask for the Actual Code and will post it here as soon as I get an answer from them.

Thanks!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,082
Posted By markcars
cool, thanks a lot! I will check it in the...

cool, thanks a lot! I will check it in the morning and let you know what it is. I am very curious now to find out. I did not know the idrive can tell you details of it.

Also I heard the bmw...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,082
Posted By markcars
New X5 2011 with 46 miles Check Engine Light came on

I just had my shiny new 2011 X5 for 2 days, and not even drove 50 miles and I see check engine light on this morning. I thought it will go away. All day it is still on. Being sunday I cannot call...
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