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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 884
Posted By RJ
If you have a garage to park the car in...

If you have a garage to park the car in overnight, it is a little "warmer" than the outside temperature. As you have been having very cold temperatures in the past few days in Eastern Canada, The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By RJ
It was past minus 36 C last week-end here and...

It was past minus 36 C last week-end here and mine was working fine. I use the same blue washer fluid that is rated at -40 C all year round. I do not see any point in switching it for the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By RJ
Try this: ...

Try this:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=510865
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-20-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By RJ
I fold my mirrors when parking at work in an open...

I fold my mirrors when parking at work in an open garage in -30 to -35 C temperatures with no problem. However, I would be careful and not fold the mirrors if I had gone through a day of freezing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-08-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 23,570
Posted By RJ
I was slightly bumped whille waiting for the...

I was slightly bumped whille waiting for the lights to change. Visually could not see any marks on the bumper at first but when I took it to the body shop because I had then noticed warping at the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By RJ
Sun damage

It looks like sun damage and general deterioration of the rubber seal around the windshield (In UK they call it windscreen).

I would replace it with original parts from the dealer or one of the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-03-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By RJ
Do you have the part number? Maybe, please...

Do you have the part number?

Maybe, please check your invoice.

Thanks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-09-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,659
Posted By RJ
I will dig up the card i threw away in the...

I will dig up the card i threw away in the recycle bin and post it. It did say $10 K off.

Typically, X5's are in the $75-$80 K range here.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,659
Posted By RJ
My2013

I had a card from my dealer yesterday in the mail offering "$10,000 off on X5".

So they may have already started to move the inventory out here in Canada.

Remember it is a different ball game...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By RJ
This is quite possible as a neighbour h was...

This is quite possible as a neighbour h was having this issue and when we inspected the rotors closely noticed a pebble. After removing it, the noise was gone.

Are you sure the handbrake is not in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By RJ
alex800st, what I meant was if with the new DVD,...

alex800st, what I meant was if with the new DVD, whether the Canadian maps were updated or just the USA maps were updated. On my original DVD when I use a new portion of the freeway that was built...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By RJ
My warranty expired in May 2013. The Canadian...

My warranty expired in May 2013. The Canadian Dealers do not offer BMW warranty (or at least that is what I was told) and were offering a third party warranty for $4000. It was a "warranty" and did...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By RJ
Did your update help in updating Canadian maps?...

Did your update help in updating Canadian maps? If so, I would be interested in purchasing a copy from you.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 908
Posted By RJ
Here in Edmonton we have a great supplier:...

Here in Edmonton we have a great supplier: http://www.autoobsessed.com/

As they also do detailing on some very high end cars, they are very willing and helpful in picking the right products for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 908
Posted By RJ
If you are new to BMW vehicles, you will find...

If you are new to BMW vehicles, you will find that the rims will get a very dark coating of the brake dust. To keep them looking good, you will have to get used to cleaning them very regularly.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By RJ
Just before the warranty was to expire on my...

Just before the warranty was to expire on my vehicle in May 2013, and while my car in the shop with another issue, I asked the Service Manager to get the car "checked out" that can be covered before...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-30-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,317
Posted By RJ
I was surprised by the action of my insurance...

I was surprised by the action of my insurance company adjuster as the other party at fault whose insurance company was paying for the repairs and car rental; that they wanted to keep the cost down.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,317
Posted By RJ
It does not matter how much business you give to...

It does not matter how much business you give to a insurance company or how long you have been with them; even when it is not your fault, they will try and keep the cost down. This was the case in my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,317
Posted By RJ
I had a lot less damage than this and it still...

I had a lot less damage than this and it still cost almost $5000 to fix. I had to wait while they ordered some brackets from Germany. The inside of the bumper is lined with heat shield and there was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,561
Posted By RJ
I had the same warning message issue on my diesel...

I had the same warning message issue on my diesel 35d. They ended up replacing the turbo (after repeated visits to the dealer) and it has been running fine for the past 2+ months. Several other...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By RJ
X5 rolls away when parked

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/05/24/bc-rollawayvehicle.html

Not sure which model year it is.

This is going to give BMW negative publicity.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-13-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By RJ
My friend had the stalling issue as described...

My friend had the stalling issue as described here on her Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme. I questioned her on her refueling habit and discovered that she let the car run almost dry before fueling. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,480
Posted By RJ
I am considering a extented warranty program...

I am considering a extented warranty program being sold by my dealer which is not a BMW plan but a third party plan. The company is called SAL (www.salgroup.com) out of Vancouver B.C.

Their plans...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-29-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By RJ
I have it on my wife's car - 2002 325i and it...

I have it on my wife's car - 2002 325i and it has not yellowed. The car bakes in the hot sun at work all summer long for the past 10 years as she has no covered parking available.

I would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-23-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,533
Posted By RJ
If you are out of warranty; you are out of luck....

If you are out of warranty; you are out of luck. I now have my car after it being at the dealer from February 23 to March 18. I did not get a chance to update this thread until now.

"READ FAULT...
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