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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By KellyL
Okay guys here was the diagnosis of my problem. ...

Okay guys here was the diagnosis of my problem. A crack in the coolant expansion tank. So it needs to be replaced and coolant added. In researching it on the internet it seems to be one of those...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By KellyL
I hope so. I put a plastic bowl under the car...

I hope so. I put a plastic bowl under the car and the oil dropping is nice and clean and greenish like coolant :( So now I'm twice as worried.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By KellyL
My mechanic worked for the BMW dealership here in...

My mechanic worked for the BMW dealership here in town for 15 years and then opened his own place. He was ranked very high in the country. He has a great reputation and is the one I had check out...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By KellyL
I want to thank everyone who took the time to...

I want to thank everyone who took the time to help me with this. I will be taking the car in late tomorrow afternoon to drop it off and be sure and post back the results, so we all know what was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By KellyL
You know I hope I'm in the right section. Just...

You know I hope I'm in the right section. Just to clarify again (or more). I have a BMW X5 SUV. I live in Nebraska, up until just 4 days ago it was pretty cool here. Yesterday and today the temps...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By KellyL
Okay - another update and I give up. It has to...

Okay - another update and I give up. It has to go to the shop. I drove it for a few miles then parked it at a mall. No indicators came on that anything was wrong. The engine temp stayed just...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By KellyL
My sister borrowed my camera for a trip she's on...

My sister borrowed my camera for a trip she's on so no can do.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By KellyL
I let it run for 15 mins. Kept turning the...

I let it run for 15 mins. Kept turning the steering wheel and cranked up the air to max for that time. Nothing showing on the dash as a problem. This has now been almost 2 hrs ago and still no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By KellyL
Okay - still not leaking. I have not checked...

Okay - still not leaking. I have not checked levels yet but want to add something. Yes, the residu was gritty. I found a spot I missed cleaning up on the garage floor and there is grit on the top...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By KellyL
Since when I start the car and let it run nothing...

Since when I start the car and let it run nothing shows on the dash as a warning - how exactly do I check all fluid levels? Although I've had the car under two months I'm still learning things about...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By KellyL
Hi. I just checked under the car. The towel is...

Hi. I just checked under the car. The towel is clean, it's currently not leaking anything. In looking at the rags I used to clean up the oil on the floor it appears to be brownish black. My...
Forum: General BMW 05-07-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,027
Posted By KellyL
I had trouble too and researched it on the...

I had trouble too and researched it on the internet. I had to have someone get on a ladder to push a button on my garage door opener, then I had about 45 seconds to program the car unit and it only...
Forum: General BMW 05-07-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 984
Posted By KellyL
BMW X5 Leaking - Need Help Please

Let me start this by saying I'm a female. Who knows darn little about the workings of a car. I have a 2005 BMW X5 I bought 2 months ago. The BMW mechanic I took it to gave it glowing reports for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,346
Posted By KellyL
Bad Leak - Need Help

Let me start this by saying I'm a female. Who knows darn little about the workings of a car. I have a 2005 BMW X5 I bought 2 months ago. The BMW mechanic I took it to gave it glowing reports for...
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