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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,923
Posted By russ8128
Oh, and the other driver sustained minor air bag...

Oh, and the other driver sustained minor air bag injuries as well. Same bruising and burns. Nothing serious tg. I would agree that the other car did what is was supposed to do with crumple zones,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,923
Posted By russ8128
First, thank you all for your opinions and...

First, thank you all for your opinions and insight and your concern for my daughter. She's doing ok.

So I got the car back today. 33 days later. Car looks perfect from the outside. I have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,923
Posted By russ8128
Uh oh...new driver gift

Well my daughter - a couple of months driving - went out for lunch to get a sandwich and gave me a nice gift - a little front end damage. Thankfully she's fine. The car didn't look too damaged - a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By russ8128
If by bluetooth audio you mean she'll be able to...

If by bluetooth audio you mean she'll be able to play her music on her phone in the car, then the 2010 does not have that. Bluetooth in 2010 is only for phone calls. Good luck
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By russ8128
I think it is just around that (11 or 12 GB). ...

I think it is just around that (11 or 12 GB). You can check for free storage in the system (don't remember how - sorry). I'm sure it is one of the options under media or menu...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By russ8128
I have a S3 and '11 too. Android phones don't...

I have a S3 and '11 too. Android phones don't transmit audio through their usb ports like the iPhones do via their 30 pin ports. You can use the headphone jack to plug a male to male cord that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,138
Posted By russ8128
Take a look at my 2011 Stalling Thread

Sorry to hear about your problems. I just got my 2011 back after nearly 3 weeks in the shop. Same kind of problems but for me the replaced the DME (basically the car's computer). So far (2 days)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By russ8128
Thanks for your insight. Wouldn't be surprised...

Thanks for your insight. Wouldn't be surprised if it was just a bunch of bull thrown my way.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By russ8128
Finally got it back

So i picked up the car from the dealer. They replaced the DME and re-routed some drainage as they said the 2011 was subject to some water issues in the DME module. Was under warranty but the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,509
Posted By russ8128
Having owned a 2009 ML350 and now a 2011 X5 3.5 i...

Having owned a 2009 ML350 and now a 2011 X5 3.5 i can give you some thoughts.

The ML was extremely reliable. In 3 years of ownership never had anything go wrong with it. Not one little thing. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By russ8128
Thanks

Thanks for your feedback. I'm going to look into the other forums for some additional information.

I did check the lemon laws in NJ. Seems that they cover cars in two different buckets. "New"...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By russ8128
DME Replaced

So I just heard back from the dealer. Seems they are replacing the DME unit (and the battery). Hopefully it will be done in the next day or 2. I don't know if this is "better" than the fuel pump...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-26-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By russ8128
Still no word

So now a week later and no word on what is wrong with the car. First diagnostic was a low battery but I account that to the numerous attempts to restart the car by both me and the tow company. It...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-19-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By russ8128
Well had the car towed to another dealer. Their...

Well had the car towed to another dealer. Their doing the diagnotics on it so hopefully i'll hear tomorrow what is wrong with it. As an added bonus I got a 2013 750iL as a loaner :) Gotta like...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-18-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By russ8128
Yikes..

Thanks for the heads up!! I didn't see that in my research about the vehicle before I purchased it. There was nothing in the CarFax or service records from the dealer to indicate that this car had...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-18-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By russ8128
2011 Stalling?

Just picked up a CPO 2011 X5 xDrive 35i 2 weeks ago. Now twice it has stalled out on me. Once at a light and once after i made a right turn onto a side street. The error message came up - reduced...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By russ8128
Bought a 2011

So i finally settled on a CPO 2011 X5 Premium (silver/black). I bought it from a dealer in NJ (Tenafly BMW). They had one with 26k miles and it was optioned mostly the way i wanted (cold weather,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-27-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By russ8128
Conti Auto Body in Syosset NY has always done...

Conti Auto Body in Syosset NY has always done right by me.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-27-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By russ8128
2011

Thanks for your comments and suggestions. I expanded the search and now have my sights on a 2011 X5 Premium with the convenience package cold weather package. It's not CPO but the price ($37k) with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-23-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By russ8128
The 2010 ones still have the same...

The 2010 ones still have the same engine/transmission as the 2009 that I've looked at. In my area the private sale x5s are all the same prices (or more actually) than the CPO ones. Any that are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By russ8128
I liked the silver too. They have a blue one...

I liked the silver too. They have a blue one with tan interior and white with black interior too (similarly optioned)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By russ8128
Here is the 2010: 36K miles. Rear climate...

Here is the 2010: 36K miles. Rear climate package, tech package, premium package, cold weather package, running boards, sat radio, roof rails. $39,930 - black/black

2009: 36K miles. cold weather...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By russ8128
2009 or 2010

Looking for some feedback. About to pull the trigger on a CPO X5. Originally I had picked out a 2009 X5 3.0 for $34k. Pretty loaded and mid 30s mileage. Now the same dealer has dropped the prices...
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