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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,087
Posted By 528JD
dimensions are vastly different from standard...

dimensions are vastly different from standard shocks.

did you check the springs?

when I checked springs, one was cracked.

replaced both, ride significantly improved.

The adaptive shocks...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By 528JD
Air bag leaks are a strong possibility. Rarely do...

Air bag leaks are a strong possibility. Rarely do both go at the same time.

There's a leveling sensor, rear left.

A valve block just off the compressor, this could get clogged.

The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By 528JD
1st thing you really need is a good Indy...

1st thing you really need is a good Indy mechanic.
2nd, the following parts will be needed:
a. Booster vacuum pump
b. power brake booster
c. brake booster seal
d. booster vacuum pump seal
e....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,471
Posted By 528JD
same page scanned 2x?

same page scanned 2x?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By 528JD
i didn't have any codes thrown either. there's...

i didn't have any codes thrown either. there's only the 4 parts.
compressor
air bags
height sensor
compressor valve block

after changing all parts, I tracked back to an improperly screwed on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By 528JD
the brass fitting/connection/screw from the tube...

the brass fitting/connection/screw from the tube to the airbag might not be 100% aligned - this is critical, if there's any mis alignment, it'll leak.
or,
the self leveling sensor, left rear, might...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By 528JD
No, the air suspension is only on the rear. ...

No, the air suspension is only on the rear.

front will have either adaptive ride, or standard shocks & coils.

Also, re: rear air shocks/self leveling suspension-
there's an air compressor...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,129
Posted By 528JD
I got the letter a couple days ago. Haven't...

I got the letter a couple days ago.

Haven't had a chance to call the dealer.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By 528JD
"they" probably turned off the DB for the...

"they" probably turned off the DB for the Memorial Day Sales events.

:bigpimp::dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-12-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By 528JD
What kind of Sandwich? :thumbup::bigpimp:

What kind of Sandwich?
:thumbup::bigpimp:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By 528JD
I haven't seen an air bag "Over-inflate" ...

I haven't seen an air bag "Over-inflate"

yes, the valve block could have a release valve, the reason I changed mine out was that debris had gotten in, we were already doing the compressor, valve...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By 528JD
$55,795 + $5,000 to move the steering wheel to...

$55,795
+ $5,000 to move the steering wheel to the wrong side.:dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By 528JD
could be bad compressor valve block. or, bad...

could be bad compressor valve block.
or, bad self leveling sensor
neither one is that expensive.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-05-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,995
Posted By 528JD
didn't notice any drain valve when I replaced the...

didn't notice any drain valve when I replaced the valve block.
here's where I got the valve block, there a few pics.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,995
Posted By 528JD
there's a compressor valve block near the...

there's a compressor valve block near the compressor. Miesller Auto ~ $140

There's also a self leveling sensor, left rear. BMW dealer $88

it's not always a leaky air bag.

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-26-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By 528JD
hello, welcome sometimes over the years...

hello,
welcome
sometimes over the years parts suppliers could change, hence the same part numbers, but different struts. Not sure why the new replacement wouldn't fit.

I'd recommend replacing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By 528JD
There's a height sensor that might need to be...

There's a height sensor that might need to be replaced, or calibrated.
a. self leveling sensor, left rear. about $88 through a BMW dealer

There's also a compressor valve block, not far from...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By 528JD
The bags are supposed to stay inflated. When I...

The bags are supposed to stay inflated.
When I replaced mine, one of the connecting 'brass hose grommets' wasn't properly seated with the air line. so, one kept deflating over night.
Thought the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-01-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By 528JD
i've been looking for the same thing. The...

i've been looking for the same thing.

The MV500 from the gun vault link, might fit in the passenger side glove box. dimensions = 2.5" x 8" x 11"
Also, the NanoVault 200, or 300 is even smaller....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By 528JD
3rd row seat does Not have to be removed. ...

3rd row seat does Not have to be removed.

fairly easy DIY

go to the Arnott Industries web site, they're one of the air bag suppliers.
They have good info & videos.

The DIY would help with a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By 528JD
which one though :bigpimp:

which one though
:bigpimp:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By 528JD
congratulations. as long as you have a good...

congratulations.
as long as you have a good indy mechanic, you should be fine. Don't ever go back to a dealer, the service costs will start most swearing in multiple languages.
Just about any part...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By 528JD
I've had mine nearly 2 yrs. Great vehicle. Yes,...

I've had mine nearly 2 yrs. Great vehicle.
Yes, it's had a few things that needed to be fixed, nothing exorbitant, since I can do my own work, or have a good indy nearby when times an issue.

if...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By 528JD
as mentioned, it's the "D" ring tie down clip. IF...

as mentioned, it's the "D" ring tie down clip. IF you have two rails in the back, running front to back, on each side, there should be a total of 4 of them. there's a notch out on the rails, about...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By 528JD
although both air bags could have 'gone' at the...

although both air bags could have 'gone' at the same time, there is a self leveling sensor, about $88 at a bmw dealer. You might want to check that 1st.
continuing to let the compressor pump up the...
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