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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-23-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By BMWvoid
Same here

I have had my X3 for two years. During that time, I have had 5 or 6 gas cap related "Check Engine" alerts with the System Check, O.K. I find that cleaning the cap contact point prior to setting the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-28-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By BMWvoid
Fixed

I reported earlier that I was experiencing the same noise in my X3. I just received my car back from my dealership. From their report: Noise identified from turbo pressure converter assembly....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By BMWvoid
Same sound

I have the same issue in my 2014 X3 35i. Thanks for posting your video. I have an appointment with my dealership tomorrow.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-21-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,527
Posted By BMWvoid
Not my experience

I have a 2014, which based on it's build date, is now 2 years old. I set the temperature at 65 and aim the vents up. The cabin is very cool. And, I don't use recirculation, either. I don't think...
Forum: X4 F26 (2015 - Current) 06-26-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,763
Posted By BMWvoid
X3 Too

I experience the same issue in my 2014 X3, too. I am not that tall either--5.9+. I came from an X5 where I did not have a problem. So, the X3's low mirror would drive me nuts. Now after 19 months, I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-06-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,149
Posted By BMWvoid
Los Angeles Traffic

35i: City Driving 18-19 MPG; True highway, no traffic 24-26 MPG

90% comfort mode, 10% sport

I recently added roof racks for a bike. I haven't recorded any major change in MPG in city driving.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-16-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By BMWvoid
600 gallons

I use an app, Car Care, to track all my X3 activity. I have owned my car for 11 months and have 11,300 miles. I have purchased a little more than 600 gallons of premium gasoline, but my service...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-13-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By BMWvoid
Los Angeles Traffic

I have 11K miles. I average 19MPG so far. I don't really get to engage in any true highway speeds, so I guess that's why I have yet to achieve the fantastic mileage I often see posted. My X5 V8...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-06-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By BMWvoid
Dynaplug

I hope I never have to use it, but I purchased the Dynaplug Pro package, including the mini pump, based on reviews on Bimmerfest and a couple of other BMW forums. It's a nice little package that...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-27-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,481
Posted By BMWvoid
Similar Situation

I experienced the same issue. My SA told me their diagnosis was a known issue with the gas cap. Well, not the gas cap itself, but a related part. They replaced the " SA-Pressure switch." It took...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-26-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By BMWvoid
Options

I, too, became accustomed to this feature in my X5. In my X3, this feature works by touching the driver's side door handle for a few seconds. I have never tried it on the passenger side.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-23-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,234
Posted By BMWvoid
All the time

After being in a terrible rear end crash about 8 years ago, I routinely flash my hazard when coming to an abrupt stop, or when cars behind me appear blinded by the sun. I am from S.Cal, too. ...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-07-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,271
Posted By BMWvoid
e53 to F25

I went from an X5 to an X3. As many have already stated, there are substantial differences. I was in my X5 for 5 years, and I have been in my X3 for 7 months. I am happy with my X3, but do miss a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,486
Posted By BMWvoid
Follow up

Did you ever find out what was going on with your X3? Was it the windshield wiper fluid? I just had service at my dealership. Nothing major, an oil service and tire rotation. All of a sudden I have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-02-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By BMWvoid
Same here.

I have a 2014 X3 and it also does the same thing. At first I thought it might be a loose wire, but it drops so randomly. I, too, now assume it is the SiriusXM signal dropping, even though it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-20-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,688
Posted By BMWvoid
Similar Experience

I use an iPhone app to keep track of all my gas mileage. I am in Los Angeles and drive 10% highway and everything else in the city or in heavy traffic on the freeway. In my X5 V8, driving over 75k...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-12-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By BMWvoid
Off Center

I chose to use the tow hook to hold my license plate. There are a number of manufacturers of these plate holders. I know there are many people who do not like the off center look. BTW, it has not...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 04-04-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,589
Posted By BMWvoid
Glendale, CA

I have used Avus Autosport in Glendale for Inspection II and other maintenance on my X5. I was very pleased with their service. They are also a sponsor of the LA Chapter of BMWCCA. FYI, I often...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,863
Posted By BMWvoid
Fault State

I am in California, and we are a fault state. So, my advice may not apply. I have heard that in no-fault states recovery is much more straight forward. For a $60K+ recovery, here in CA, I would not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-22-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,863
Posted By BMWvoid
Similar Situation

My pictures are from 2006. At the time of the rear ending, my car was 7 months old. This was my 2nd car crash in 10 years. In both cases, I was not at fault. In my earlier crash, I handled it all...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,744
Posted By BMWvoid
FYI: Los Angeles Times 320i Review 2/1/2014

http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-bmw-320-20140201,0,7151259.story#axzz2s70P3MLW

Headline: "BMW 320i review: Basically, perfection"
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 01-27-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By BMWvoid
Sold

Sold.
Thank you.
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 01-22-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By BMWvoid
For sale

Yes, it's still available. Thanks.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 01-03-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By BMWvoid
Sold

Sold.

Thanks for the quick sale.
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 01-03-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By BMWvoid
FS: Bentley Service Manual X5 e53

I am selling my Bentley Service Manual for an e53. It's in great condition. No pages missing.

Price: $50 with shipping included via USPS book rate. Can ship to continental USA only.
Payment:...
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