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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-24-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,058
Posted By Vince_nj1
:rofl: All I can say is RUN! BMW is not for...

:rofl: All I can say is RUN! BMW is not for you (or me on my next purchase) I just turned 100K miles and I can't even remember the complete list of repairs for my X5. My navigation unit failed...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-13-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,183
Posted By Vince_nj1
What kind of quality control goes on there? How...

What kind of quality control goes on there? How can you install non tinted windows on a vehicle in a factory where every vehicle gets tinted rear windows? Any chance they will install rims from a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-12-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,183
Posted By Vince_nj1
Is rear tinting part of a package that you did...

Is rear tinting part of a package that you did not order?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-14-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,167
Posted By Vince_nj1
Look here: ...

Look here:

http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/PowerSearch.do?action=noform&path=1&year1=2015&year2=2016&make=BMW&model=X5%20xDrive50i&srchtyp=ymm
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By Vince_nj1
Just be careful playing around with those...

Just be careful playing around with those airbags. The air pump will start if it thinks the truck isn't level even when the key is not in the ignition. The system is hot as long as the battery is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By Vince_nj1
Are you sure all the leaks are fixed? If there...

Are you sure all the leaks are fixed? If there are other leaks, the pump will continue to run and I am guessing throw an error code. With the engine off, listen for the pump running. Just a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-08-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,125
Posted By Vince_nj1
If you decide to change the air bags yourself,...

If you decide to change the air bags yourself, its not that difficult, however you HAVE TO disconnect the battery. That pump can start up and fill the air bag while you are working on it and it can...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-08-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,125
Posted By Vince_nj1
Not sure if your model has air bladder/springs,...

Not sure if your model has air bladder/springs, but if you do you may have a leak. That sound could be the air pump running. That pump will run even when the power is off and key not in ignition.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-15-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Vince_nj1
I have been having a problem with AC belt...

I have been having a problem with AC belt slipping. It is a "stretchy" belt without a tensioner. Dealer changed it twice and it still slips. I had a bunch of oil and coolant leaks that may have...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-15-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,412
Posted By Vince_nj1
It really makes the truck stand out. :thumbup: ...

It really makes the truck stand out. :thumbup:

I love the new X-5 but with the straight sides the M sport just doesn't stand out enough. The older version had more pronounced wheel well...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-15-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,412
Posted By Vince_nj1
Nice job.. How much did the wheels and tires set...

Nice job.. How much did the wheels and tires set you back?
Forum: General BMW Questions 04-16-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By Vince_nj1
BMW Ultimate Driving Experience - NJ

Went to the event today. Had a great time with some drama. Took a convertible 4 series for a ride and hit a rock in the middle of the road and blew out the front tire. Sorry about that BMW. A...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-02-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By Vince_nj1
I don't think that is happening. The dealer...

I don't think that is happening. The dealer looked up repair and told me it calls for 6 hours of labor and he estimated about $900. So I guess they charge about $130 an hour. He also said he may...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-02-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By Vince_nj1
Update.. On the advice on from the mechanic...

Update..

On the advice on from the mechanic that helped me out with my failed coolant pipe and multiple oil leaks, I called the dealer and asked for goodwill help from BMW. They had me bring the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-30-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,329
Posted By Vince_nj1
Your not alone.. 8 months ago, I was told my...

Your not alone.. 8 months ago, I was told my truck was worth about 10K as a trade in. Since then I have spent over $6k on the the valley pan gasket, valve cover gaskets, water pump, serpentine...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-30-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By Vince_nj1
Maybe I am a little jaded.. Having just spent...

Maybe I am a little jaded.. Having just spent over $5500 in repairs since last January for failed coolant pipe, MULTIPLE oil leaks, Water pump, belt tensioner and front end work and now my REAR...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-29-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By Vince_nj1
Not all repairs were done at dealer. Dealer...

Not all repairs were done at dealer. Dealer couldn't find coolant leak after 2 attempts. Pressure tested the system and gave it back to me, I found the coolant leaking through the weep hole and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By Vince_nj1
07 X5 - Rear Differential failure

Well you can you add me to the list of failed differentials. With just 84,000 miles my rear differential has failed. I started having a slight vibration/shake from the rear, most noticeable at 30...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-19-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,503
Posted By Vince_nj1
I call mine a"Pile of German Engineering ****". ...

I call mine a"Pile of German Engineering ****". Most expensive car I ever bought and it has had more problems than all previous cars I have ever owned combined. With 80K miles the following have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-13-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By Vince_nj1
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By Vince_nj1
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By Vince_nj1
Not under warranty all on me :(

Not under warranty all on me :(
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By Vince_nj1
Angry Oil in Coolant

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-28-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,208
Posted By Vince_nj1
Use this link. I have found the resultst to be...

Use this link. I have found the resultst to be pretty accurate. http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/Find.do?action=sbs&id=34238&id=34304&id=34788


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,444
Posted By Vince_nj1
I bought my X5 used and it had the mud flaps...

I bought my X5 used and it had the mud flaps installed. It is the 4.8 sport package with 20 inch sport wheels. I ended up removing the rear mud flaps because I thought it took away from the look.
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