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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 42,114
Posted By stewthebassman
I just took possession of a CPO 2011 3.5d....

I just took possession of a CPO 2011 3.5d. Amazing drive, it's really a nice truck to travel in. I have out about 1000 kms on it in the last 9 days or so. Can't wait to start hauling our horse...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 30,952
Posted By stewthebassman
One more thing, I changed my DMTL pump two weeks...

One more thing, I changed my DMTL pump two weeks ago, by myself. It was easy. My service tech at the dealer kindly reset the CEL for me (for free!)and it hasn't come back on. Very pleased with myself!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 30,952
Posted By stewthebassman
Thank you banglenot. Looks like a code reader...

Thank you banglenot. Looks like a code reader might be of help to me if I plan on keeping this car!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 30,952
Posted By stewthebassman
Wow, what a tremendous help this is. Okay,...

Wow, what a tremendous help this is.

Okay, so I own a Nov 2006 build 2007 530xi Wagon, currently with 195,000 KMS. Canada.

Most of my problems are either front end or electrical.

Control...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By stewthebassman
Brake light warning won't reset - blamed on DSC sensor

No, the Tech wrote DSC sensor on the report, but my advisor called it the ABS module... It's about a $1500 part.



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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By stewthebassman
Brake light warning won't reset - blamed on DSC sensor

Thank you very much, I hadn't seen that anywhere else! I will mention this specifically to my Indy when I see him Monday.

By the way, I am completely off warranty. 192,000kms!


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By stewthebassman
Brake light warning won't reset - blamed on DSC sensor

My dealer just changed my brakes all the way around. He changed the brake wear sensors as well, and says they were double checked. The Brake light warning light won't reset.

Now I have tried to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 42,114
Posted By stewthebassman
Thank you PAX, we don't have the car yet, we may...

Thank you PAX, we don't have the car yet, we may not get it for a few months, but I want to know what the deal is so I don't convince my wife to buy an American SUV like a Grand Cherokee or something!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 42,114
Posted By stewthebassman
Pax, did you have any issues with the Park...

Pax, did you have any issues with the Park Distance control? Or is that another sign of my out-of-touchness? Are those two little dots in the back for cameras?

I recall when I had the dealership...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 42,114
Posted By stewthebassman
Hey Blue Dragon, Nice to see that y'all are...

Hey Blue Dragon,

Nice to see that y'all are on top of this thread! That's great news for the wireless!
I showed my wife a pic of your enoromous boat last night, she was duly impressed!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 42,114
Posted By stewthebassman
Hi DJ, I have never heard of those! You see, we...

Hi DJ, I have never heard of those! You see, we did our truck back in 2004 and I guess those didn't exist! As it is our controller was $129, so getting one for double that saves many hours of labour...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 42,114
Posted By stewthebassman
Hello All, As this is appears to be an...

Hello All,
As this is appears to be an excellent and well-subscribed thread regarding X5 hitches, let me subscribe and ask a question also.

We have a 2004 X5 that we have been hauling a 3500lb...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,939
Posted By stewthebassman
So what happened with the mess you brought your...

So what happened with the mess you brought your dealer? My pushbutton is acting all weird now too!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By stewthebassman
Oh yeah, I bought the car November 2009 at...

Oh yeah, I bought the car November 2009 at 23,000kms, and am currently at 150,000, so yes, the car has given a lot of service.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By stewthebassman
I think you're right about the indy.....next car...

I think you're right about the indy.....next car will be a "something else". Too bad, because the bimmer is so sweet to drive. We've had two CPO X5s and the CPO warranty was fantastic. But as other...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By stewthebassman
2007 E61, pissing away money!

Please fellow 'Festers, talk me out of ditching my beautiful car!

After holding off for 18 months, I finally agreed to get my rear wiper bracket repaired.
The quote was for $550, parts and labour...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,141
Posted By stewthebassman
The Diversity Antenna is located under the...

The Diversity Antenna is located under the spoiler in the tailgate.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,406
Posted By stewthebassman
Go In to your settings menu, then press network,...

Go In to your settings menu, then press network, and scroll down and you'll see Wi-Fi hotspot. Turn on your Wi-Fi hotspot and then you'll be discoverable by your by your car.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,406
Posted By stewthebassman
FSo miraculously mine finally paired...I'm very...

FSo miraculously mine finally paired...I'm very happy.

I had turned on my Hotspot, read that somewhere, anyway maybe it helped. Apparently is makes the phone discoverable even with Bluetooth.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,406
Posted By stewthebassman
I just got a new 4S and BEFORE I "restored" it in...

I just got a new 4S and BEFORE I "restored" it in iTunes to my old 3GS, it had no problem pairing with the addresses I had loaded into the 4S from my Android.

Then I got home and did a restore...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By stewthebassman
I think one of them is the AUC sensor? For the...

I think one of them is the AUC sensor? For the recirculating AC...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By stewthebassman
POOF!!!!!!!!! Coolant all over the place....

So our 2004 X5 has 180,000kms, and it is off CPO warranty. We decided to save a money and go to a well-known and respected local mechanic who only fixes BMWs. He did some work on fan belts and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,141
Posted By stewthebassman
I was leaving a campsite last week out in the...

I was leaving a campsite last week out in the wild amidst pouring rain and thunder....loading up the car with the tailgate open. Next morning when I went to lock the doors they wouldn't....either...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,164
Posted By stewthebassman
If you try just doing little squirts you can...

If you try just doing little squirts you can avoid that annoying headlight splash all the time also....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,164
Posted By stewthebassman
thanks, Nate.

thanks, Nate.
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