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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By mcbeckman
Talking I use my X5 as a company car ..... most business...

I use my X5 as a company car ..... most business auto policies don't include rental car reimbursement coverage like personal auto policies do. The at-fault party, the coyote, didn't have insurance!...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By mcbeckman
Tired of waiting on parts

A few days before Christmas, my wife and I were driving home at night on the turnpike, when a coyote with a death wish decides to leap the highway dividing barrier and right into the front of my 2011...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-15-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,157
Posted By mcbeckman
Those are the things i really miss with my old...

Those are the things i really miss with my old Garmin Nuvi. I've been trying to rely on my 2011 X5's nav system and it really is a pain to enter an address manually.

For instance, let's say I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,305
Posted By mcbeckman
Ditto here. I have the 2011 X5 and the ventilated...

Ditto here. I have the 2011 X5 and the ventilated seats are a disappointment to me as well. Not thrilled with size of the visors either ... but I didn't pay extra for that!

When I was test driving...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,439
Posted By mcbeckman
I have them and it's been they one biggest...

I have them and it's been they one biggest disappointment with my X5. I can barely tell they are on. Love the car otherwise.

Before I settled on the X5, I also test drove an Infiniti, a Lexus,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,172
Posted By mcbeckman
Does it have the electrical hookup for trailer...

Does it have the electrical hookup for trailer tail lights?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,353
Posted By mcbeckman
Meguires has an excellent line of products. They...

Meguires has an excellent line of products. They have some very informative forums at their website as well.

http://www.meguiarsonline.com/forums/index.php?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-09-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By mcbeckman
I think you'd need to check with a dealer.

I think you'd need to check with a dealer.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,240
Posted By mcbeckman
Ditto here. I think it looks great with the black...

Ditto here. I think it looks great with the black interior.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,506
Posted By mcbeckman
It's possible, I guess. But I was able to open my...

It's possible, I guess. But I was able to open my cargo door when I had the bag over my shoulder and the CA key in the bag.

I need to play around with this at home to see if I can duplicate the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,447
Posted By mcbeckman
Thought of one more .... The current rear...

Thought of one more ....

The current rear DVD system needs to be upgraded to Blu Ray disc compatible. It would still play everyone's old DVDs, but would enable people who have HD TVs and Blu Ray...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,447
Posted By mcbeckman
I'll add a couple of my own .... 1. More...

I'll add a couple of my own ....

1. More effective ventilated seats. Why have three fan speeds if the highest one is so gentle that I can barely tell mine are on. I'm having mine checked out this...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-29-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,506
Posted By mcbeckman
I don't' know why it locked with my key fob in...

I don't' know why it locked with my key fob in the cargo area ... all I know is that it did. I was just thankful BMW was able to remotely open it for me.

BMW has a remote Door Unlock service for ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,506
Posted By mcbeckman
I guess the cargo door doesn't have that...

I guess the cargo door doesn't have that safeguard.

In my case, I hadn't unlocked the other doors yet. All I did was open the tailgate by lifting on the the release on the rear cargo door, put my...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,506
Posted By mcbeckman
Yes. I have "Comfort Access". My wife's...

Yes. I have "Comfort Access".

My wife's Infiniti has it, and like you said, it won't allow her to close the trunk if the key is in the trunk.

I was a little surprised it allowed me to lock...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,506
Posted By mcbeckman
Thumbs up Door Unlock Service

Just wanted to put in a good word for BMW Roadside Assistance.

I locked my keys in my '11 X5 this weekend. I had been out at a tennis match and had my key in my tennis bag. After the match, I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,626
Posted By mcbeckman
From the sounds of it, I guess my ventilated...

From the sounds of it, I guess my ventilated seats are working as planned by BMW. I can hear the seat fan running at the various speeds if shut off the radio and car's air-conditioning.

I just...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,626
Posted By mcbeckman
Made my appointment too ... but I'm having to...

Made my appointment too ... but I'm having to wait until after the first of the month since I needed a loaner.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,626
Posted By mcbeckman
I have a '11 X5, but I can barely tell when mine...

I have a '11 X5, but I can barely tell when mine ventilated seats are turned on! Even when I have all three bars showing on the display.

Might need to have this checked out at the dealership.
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