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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By radel
I had the same issue with my 2007 X5 3.0. The...

I had the same issue with my 2007 X5 3.0. The Indy mechanic replaced the water pump and the thermostat. It cost me $1014 here in New Jersey. Ask the Stealer if the can show you the computer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,075
Posted By radel
2007 X5 3.0 Water Pump Repair Cost?

I got the car back last Friday night but while the car was in the shop, I called about 4 Dealerships since I wanted to know if the labor cost is reasonable. It turned out that my Indy mechanic...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,075
Posted By radel
2007 X5 3.0 Water Pump Repair Cost?

Thank you for the information. I guess its within the ballpark figure since the Thermostat cost $111.94 and the labor charge for it is $187. But then again, this is from an Indy and not from the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,075
Posted By radel
2007 X5 3.0 Water Pump Repair Cost?

My car broke down last night (46K miles) so I brought it to a BMW specialist this morning. He is charging me $650.19 for the electric water pump and Thermostat replacement plus the coolant and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-05-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,348
Posted By radel
You did the right thing by refusing the over the...

You did the right thing by refusing the over the roof cost of the Tire Warranty. However, I honestly think you should shop around for a Tire Warranty because it pays for itself. Try to get it cheaper...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,972
Posted By radel
You can get a discount between 1000 - 3000 off...

You can get a discount between 1000 - 3000 off MSRP depending on the dealer. You should not pay higher than MSRP. It should be lower!!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By radel
I have an E70 for almost 8 months now and I only...

I have an E70 for almost 8 months now and I only have 1 minor problem. My backup camera was replaced, but other than that, I can say that I am very happy with it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-05-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,926
Posted By radel
I totally agree with you. I also HAVE NOT...

I totally agree with you. I also HAVE NOT experience any transmission issue. My only gripe is the Backup Camera that works INTERMITTENTLY. Otherwise, I am very very happy with my E70.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-04-2007, 04:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,767
Posted By radel
That is the Backup Camera problem!!!!. Sometimes,...

That is the Backup Camera problem!!!!. Sometimes, it wont even come up until you leave the car off for a while. It truly works intermittently!!!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,767
Posted By radel
Based on my experience, getting the latest...

Based on my experience, getting the latest version 25.02 will not fix the Backup Camera issue. In my case, it made the failure more frequent.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-30-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,766
Posted By radel
thanks for your update. I am going back to the...

thanks for your update. I am going back to the dealership today because the Camera malfunction is more apparent now thatn before. It is coming to a point that it is truly annoying to either get a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,903
Posted By radel
Is your Backup Camera working now after your...

Is your Backup Camera working now after your camera was replaced? I am having the same issue after my software was upgraded to 25.1.2
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,766
Posted By radel
Is your Backup Camera working now after the...

Is your Backup Camera working now after the Camera was replaced? I am having the same problem after my software was upgraded to 25.1.2.
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 05-27-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,453
Posted By radel
Funny that we have two opposite experiences from...

Funny that we have two opposite experiences from one dealership. I know Springfield very well. I tried to use their service this week but guess what? I had the same terrible experience with them. I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,810
Posted By radel
I totally agree. I have an E70 3.0 and I...

I totally agree. I have an E70 3.0 and I frequently use the third row for my six years old son. He is currently using booster sit but we have not try the full car seat though!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,810
Posted By radel
I totally agree. I have an E70 3/0 and I used the...

I totally agree. I have an E70 3/0 and I used the third row for my six year old son. He is currently using booster sit but we have not try the car seat though!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-10-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By radel
We do not have the diesel X5 here in the States...

We do not have the diesel X5 here in the States yet. Hopefully, next year.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-09-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By radel
You can try ordering by phone and they will give...

You can try ordering by phone and they will give you the internet price. I bought a roof rack support system for an E70 two weeks ago and I was extremely satisfied on how courteous the part advisor...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-08-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By radel
I have an E70 3.0 and I am very very happy with...

I have an E70 3.0 and I am very very happy with it.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-08-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By radel
OC does not reflect an update information. You...

OC does not reflect an update information. You are better off calling BMWNa Customer Service to get the most upto datae status/or call your dealer like you did!!! IMO, You can Never rely on the...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 05-03-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,453
Posted By radel
Unfortunately my experience with both Adrian and...

Unfortunately my experience with both Adrian and Sal Gerbino was totally opposite yours. I was totally disappointed with the whole thing. Maybe they thought that I was not a serious buyer. Oh well,...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 04-19-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,453
Posted By radel
Unfortunately, I had a bad buying experience with...

Unfortunately, I had a bad buying experience with JMK last Nov. when I was trying to purchase a 2007 X5. I asked for an Internet Quote and I got one from Adrian Turek. To make the story short, I was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2007, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,928
Posted By radel
Yes, it can play MP3 but I found it a little more...

Yes, it can play MP3 but I found it a little more sensitive to "bumps/skip" with MP3 burned CD compared to originally recorded store bought CDs.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By radel
Received the same letter last Thursday. Scheduled...

Received the same letter last Thursday. Scheduled mine for upgrade but then I reluctantly cancelled my appointment because of other people's not too positive experiences (from other forum) after a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-19-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,802
Posted By radel
FINALLY Got mine Today

3.0
Titanium Silver Metallic
Gray Nevada Leather Interior
Premium Package
Technology Package
Rear Climate
Heated Front Seat
3rd Row Seat

Ordered Nov. 3rd (someone canceled and took his...
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