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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,366
Posted By jaldeborgh
I had to replace the battery in my wife's 2007 X3...

I had to replace the battery in my wife's 2007 X3 today. It had been sitting in the garage all Winter, waiting for me to clean it up to be sold (replaced by a 2012 X3 last fall), plus it was not on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,385
Posted By jaldeborgh
Based on all the discussions I for one am...

Based on all the discussions I for one am convinced that some (maybe a good number) of the AT's are flawed. I also doubt it is something a software patch can fix. Bottom-line if you have a good one...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By jaldeborgh
The factory xenons are the best lights I have...

The factory xenons are the best lights I have ever seen on any car. I don't know if this is a retrofit but they are great.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By jaldeborgh
We have a sport package on our 07 and it is quite...

We have a sport package on our 07 and it is quite so I agree it is the tires. New tires on our 04 made a huge difference when changed shortly after we bought the car. Our 07 still has the original...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,478
Posted By jaldeborgh
Power is a total non issue with the 07. I am...

Power is a total non issue with the 07. I am also sure the 06 is so similar that you would be hard pressed to tell the difference. Our 04 2.5 is much less powerful but frankly is fine for my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,385
Posted By jaldeborgh
We bought our 07 a year ago and have driven it a...

We bought our 07 a year ago and have driven it a little more than 20K miles. The transmission is fine - a little jerky sometimes but not much different than our 04. We haven't had any software...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,453
Posted By jaldeborgh
What is the difference between a TCU and a ULF...

What is the difference between a TCU and a ULF module. I have an 04 that I would like to upgrade - it has the premium and assist package.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,310
Posted By jaldeborgh
My wife does have a history of hitting things. ...

My wife does have a history of hitting things. She was delighting in the possibility that maybe the X3 with the parking assist was the right sized car as she had gone almost a year without a event. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,245
Posted By jaldeborgh
I think I'll ask my wife to have the oil checked...

I think I'll ask my wife to have the oil checked the next time she fills up with gas. :rofl:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,852
Posted By jaldeborgh
Our 07 with sport package is fine. Not the...

Our 07 with sport package is fine. Not the smoothest transmission in the world - but not too different than our 04 which is also fine. The car is a joy to drive and the only problems we have had...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,310
Posted By jaldeborgh
Thanks to everyone for your comments and...

Thanks to everyone for your comments and concerns. The car will also get a 4 wheel alignment as part of the repair. I am also checking to see if my insurance will cover any part of this but I doubt...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,310
Posted By jaldeborgh
Update as of Friday 1/8 Problem found - it...

Update as of Friday 1/8

Problem found - it appears my wife must have run over something because she bent the passengers rear control arm and also damaged the brake line in such a way as to allow...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,310
Posted By jaldeborgh
Update as of now - Thursday night. The car...

Update as of now - Thursday night.

The car is a the dealership and my wife has a loaner but the mechanic has not looked at the car. So far the BMW dealer is being understanding and supportive -...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,310
Posted By jaldeborgh
A few more points - the car has not been serviced...

A few more points - the car has not been serviced in about a month so it is not likely the result of a recent service. The breaks were replaced last February at about 27K miles and the car is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,310
Posted By jaldeborgh
X3 Brake Failure

While I was on a business trip this week my wife has had a catastrophic brake failure on her X3. While returning home she pulled up slightly past our mail box a the end of the driveway and put the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By jaldeborgh
Why would you open your sunroof at -20C I don't...

Why would you open your sunroof at -20C I don't open mine below +20C :-)

I hope you didn't break anything.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By jaldeborgh
She has since filled the car with fresh fuel and...

She has since filled the car with fresh fuel and it seems to be running fine. Is there any way that alcohol can accumulate or is it possible the dealer somehow measured the content incorrectly. How...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By jaldeborgh
How Do You End Up With 22% Alcohol In The Gas Tank?

My daughter came to me the other day and told me her car was suddenly feeling rough. I took it for a quick test drive and it seemed OK but just in case I took it into the dealer. They tested the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By jaldeborgh
I'm sorry but as the owner of a 2007 with an...

I'm sorry but as the owner of a 2007 with an automatic transmission I have no option but to laugh at the title of this post. Please no offense intended to NC_Creeker as I am sure the problem he is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,895
Posted By jaldeborgh
Bravo and well executed but not my taste - the...

Bravo and well executed but not my taste - the rubber is too small versus the wheels and looks disproportionate while the wheels look way too large for the car. Sorry, but I guess I am getting too...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,372
Posted By jaldeborgh
Our 07 get about 18 in suburban driving and maybe...

Our 07 get about 18 in suburban driving and maybe 23 to 24 on the highway. Our 04 with the 2.5 gets slightly less maybe 1 mpg for each the around town and highway driving. I can only assume the 2.5...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2009, 06:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,287
Posted By jaldeborgh
The X3 for the following reasons: 1. ...

The X3 for the following reasons:

1. High-up driving position
2. Drives GREAT!!
3. Small footprint for an SUV - yet the interior room is excellent
4. Drives GREAT!!
5. Will hold a ton of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,808
Posted By jaldeborgh
I for one love the look of the running boards. ...

I for one love the look of the running boards. Are they available as an aftermarket add on?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,448
Posted By jaldeborgh
This is a question I have looked into in the past...

This is a question I have looked into in the past and now we run both our X3's on regular or mid-grade depending on the price difference with no perceptible difference in performance.

I believe...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,308
Posted By jaldeborgh
I would not buy a car without xenon lights - I...

I would not buy a car without xenon lights - I have been driving with them for more than 10 years - and the X3 has the best headlight system I have every used. We live out in the suburbs and have no...
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