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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-24-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By 02420X3
At the BMW Performance Driving School they teach...

At the BMW Performance Driving School they teach you to brake aggressively. Very aggressively. She did no damage.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-15-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By 02420X3
Congratulations on both events! 1) Builds...

Congratulations on both events!

1) Builds are not done on a first come first served basis. Build slots are allocated. How long it takes to build your X3 will depend on when your dealership has a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-14-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 484
Posted By 02420X3
The exact same thing just happened to one of our...

The exact same thing just happened to one of our cars.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-10-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By 02420X3
Sure, I've had two free oil changes done within a...

Sure, I've had two free oil changes done within a 12-month period.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-08-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By 02420X3
It's probably for an oil change. My first oil...

It's probably for an oil change. My first oil change came at about 7500 miles. The X3's Condition-Based Service calculations decide when you need an oil change. Factors that might accelerate the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-07-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By 02420X3
It is my belief that the cause of the false...

It is my belief that the cause of the false seatbelt warning is Radio Frequency Interference, high frequency electromagnetic waves emitted by electronic devices. Your iPad was on when the problem...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-06-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By 02420X3
It's not a weight issue. It's an RFI issue. I...

It's not a weight issue. It's an RFI issue. I can take something that is approximately the same size and weight as my two phones that doesn't emit RF and put them on the seat with no issues.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-05-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By 02420X3
RFI interference can also make the passenger seat...

RFI interference can also make the passenger seat seatbelt sensor trigger. I've never presented it to my dealer as a problem, as it can be hard to reproduce. Two mobile phones on the seat is a usual...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-05-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By 02420X3
I'm surprised that you can close your trunk lid...

I'm surprised that you can close your trunk lid from inside. Must be a 2015 thing.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-05-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By 02420X3
If you think that you got a good deal then you...

If you think that you got a good deal then you got a good deal. Nobody else's opinion matters.

A common tactic used by many here is to determine the Dealer Invoice price, available through...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-04-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By 02420X3
I've been called by the dealer when required...

I've been called by the dealer when required service was near, but prefer to schedule it myself.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-04-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By 02420X3
I just call my local dealer and ask for Service. ...

I just call my local dealer and ask for Service. I speak with a Service Scheduler, and she arranges the appointment.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-03-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By 02420X3
I typically call at about 1000 miles, and ask to...

I typically call at about 1000 miles, and ask to schedule it for a day when I can get a BMW loaner.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-30-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By 02420X3
DVD while your X3 is in motion is disabled in the...

DVD while your X3 is in motion is disabled in the US, but can be enabled with coding.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-11-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By 02420X3
In BMW nomenclature it is an Earth Strap. Mine...

In BMW nomenclature it is an Earth Strap. Mine broke too, and was replaced under warranty.

http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=WX73&mospid=52682&btnr=41_2120&hg=41&fg=60
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-10-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By 02420X3
Looks good. If I buy another X3 it will be...

Looks good. If I buy another X3 it will be black, debadged, and will have black wheels - either aftermarket or powdercoated.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-06-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By 02420X3
Which One-Day Rental?

I'll be traveling soon, leaving my F25 x35i at home, and have a hole in my schedule, where I want to rent a "fun" car for one day.

The (Hertz) options available to me include: Porsche Panamera,...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 10-06-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By 02420X3
Rental M5 From Hertz?

I'll be in Orlando next week, and have a free day to run over to the coast and play.

Looking at Rentals, I see that Hertz offers an M5 in their Dream Car category. I'm intrigued.

My DD is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-04-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By 02420X3
In some countries import taxes and other local...

In some countries import taxes and other local conditions make importing cars extremely expensive. I suspect that what you are seeing are places where a knockdown kit is imported, and then assembled...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-30-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,602
Posted By 02420X3
Plutnicki's point to check the tire pressure is a...

Plutnicki's point to check the tire pressure is a good one. The tire pressure isn't always set correctly, even on a brand new car, and that can have a negative effect on mileage. I prefer to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-30-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By 02420X3
Build slots are allocated, not first come first...

Build slots are allocated, not first come first served. There may be a difference between when each dealer has an allocated slot available.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-29-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By 02420X3
The dealer is wrong. The light is there on my...

The dealer is wrong. The light is there on my '11, and it should be there on your '13. Is there another dealer nearby?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-28-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,528
Posted By 02420X3
Ask your dealer for the build week of the...

Ask your dealer for the build week of the allocation slot which has been assigned to your order. For US buyers, it doesn't matter so much when you order, it matters when your dealer has an...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-23-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By 02420X3
You may get a more accurate response if you...

You may get a more accurate response if you specify 28i or 35i.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-19-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By 02420X3
The F&I managers are just so darned good about...

The F&I managers are just so darned good about spreading fear.

How about the paint protection and the paintless dent removal? Gonna buy those too?
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