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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-17-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,561
Posted By xDriven
Mine developed a creaky seal noise on the...

Mine developed a creaky seal noise on the driver's side after about three months. It was right at ear-level and was very audible on any road surface that was not perfectly smooth. It almost seemed...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-12-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By xDriven
You may also want to consider a hitch mounted...

You may also want to consider a hitch mounted carrier. I use a Thule Transporter (http://www.thule.com/en-us/us/products/cargo-carriers/hitchcargo) with my X3 and it works great for longer trips. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-11-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By xDriven
Excellent - Thank you!

Excellent - Thank you!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-10-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By xDriven
HUD Height Saved in Profile?

I understand that you can adjust the height that the HUD info is displayed on the X3's windshield (to obtain the clearest view of displayed data). Is that height saved in your profile?

My wife...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-26-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,361
Posted By xDriven
Here's the latest on my transmission issue. I...

Here's the latest on my transmission issue. I picked up the X3 from the dealer on Saturday. They had it for another week and transmitted the vehicle data to BMW (again) and the data did show...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-24-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,901
Posted By xDriven
I was expecting to get a 28i but ended up with a...

I was expecting to get a 28i but ended up with a 35i. My use is similar to you - it is primarily my wife's car but I drive it when we drive somewhere together, which is still pretty often. We...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-17-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,361
Posted By xDriven
Well, my transmission problem is unresolved. My...

Well, my transmission problem is unresolved. My wife was stopped with her foot on the brake on Friday and the X3 made a huge bang and lurched forward. It was so severe she thought she had been...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-13-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,361
Posted By xDriven
I picked up the X3 tonight. The dealership is...

I picked up the X3 tonight. The dealership is not sure what the problem was. BMW had them run a series of tests over and over again. The notes on the invoice indicates that the "Test Plan" froze...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-12-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,361
Posted By xDriven
Yes, they gave me an X3 28i as a loaner. ...

Yes, they gave me an X3 28i as a loaner. Interestingly, it definitely feels peppier when starting from a stop than my 35i. It really is quite noticeable up to about 35mph. The X3 is primarily my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-12-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,361
Posted By xDriven
My May '13 build X3's transmission was also...

My May '13 build X3's transmission was also manufactured in Germany with engine from Austria.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-11-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,361
Posted By xDriven
I decided to contact BMW's customer care...

I decided to contact BMW's customer care department last week and I heard back from them late today. Long story short, they haven't even begun to repair the X3 yet. They confirmed what the dealer...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-07-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,361
Posted By xDriven
Thanks for the comments everyone. Called the...

Thanks for the comments everyone. Called the dealer for an update this afternoon and was told BMW is walking the dealer through a series of steps to determine scope of the problem. I'm reserving...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-06-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,361
Posted By xDriven
Transmission Failure on 2013 X3 x35i

Hi All -

The transmission on my 2013 X3 x35i has failed at 4,000 miles. The error code indicates it is the clutch. My dealer has been in contact with BMW over the past two days and is now...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-05-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By xDriven
See my update - I think I wish it was the...

See my update - I think I wish it was the mechatronic! If a mechatronic could take a week or two, I wonder how long the clutch/entire transmission will take.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-05-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By xDriven
Got the X3 to the dealership this morning. The...

Got the X3 to the dealership this morning. The error code for the transmission indicates it is the clutch. The dealer is contacting BMW to determine how to proceed given the low miles on the car...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-04-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By xDriven
A new (bigger) problem...

My steering wheel issue just became a lower priority - While pulling away from a stoplight tonight, I started to accelerate and the RPMs increased but the X3 started to crawl. A transmission...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-03-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By xDriven
Sport

Sport
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-03-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By xDriven
Steering Wheel Leather Peeling

Hello All -

New member here with a few questions. On the way home from taking delivery of my new X3 I noticed a flaw on the spoke of my steering wheel. The coating is flaking off the leather on...
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