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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,840
Posted By smyles
Are parts much more expensive in Canada? The...

Are parts much more expensive in Canada? The ~$500 that co wants for remanuf. tank is more than the cost of new, at least here in US.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By smyles
If it's THAT annoying, you can always downgrade ...

If it's THAT annoying, you can always downgrade

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MzUzWDQ3MA==/z/YwAAAOxyhotSMyWP/$T2eC16VHJHgFFl+7859HBSMyWPoiyQ~~60_35.JPG
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By smyles
The cover is easily removable; you can buy new...

The cover is easily removable; you can buy new and paint, or search for used in your color.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By smyles
It's most likely due to transmission being low on...

It's most likely due to transmission being low on oil. Time to change oil & filter/pan.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-20-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By smyles
Over the years BMW became cheaper and cheaper, so...

Over the years BMW became cheaper and cheaper, so less and less goodies where included as standard, inc. the cargo cover. Also I think MY11(?) and later transmission doesn't require plastic tool to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,840
Posted By smyles
Is there any identification on the sensor itself,...

Is there any identification on the sensor itself, to search/source it?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-16-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,840
Posted By smyles
Just ask if they offer club discount, they may...

Just ask if they offer club discount, they may ask to show the card. It's 10% or so, oil usually excluded.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-16-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By smyles
Samantha, you're lucky you didn't start your...

Samantha, you're lucky you didn't start your post with "a Service Advisor told me...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-16-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,840
Posted By smyles
From my experience, the discount only works if...

From my experience, the discount only works if you pay full (or close to) list prices. All 'cheap' online vendors like Tischer won't honor it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By smyles
Under the hood, behind the passenger headlight. ...

Under the hood, behind the passenger headlight.
I assume if it comes to replacing the active tank, your friend will be going to a dealer, which is $$$, so my advice would be to just ignore CEL and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By smyles
4BAC - Active reducing agent tank level sensor,...

4BAC - Active reducing agent tank level sensor, signal
492C - Active reducing agent tank temperature sensor, plausibility
Buy some DEF and top off the active tank, it may help.
Read this thread...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,840
Posted By smyles
Looks like no need to remove the bumper. Phew.

Looks like no need to remove the bumper. Phew.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,840
Posted By smyles
Do you have instructions on how to remove the...

Do you have instructions on how to remove the tank? Is it right behind the wheelhousing cover? I'm getting same errors lately, and want to take it out to inspect/clean/replace depending on the state,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,127
Posted By smyles
I imagine it's possible with proper tools, skills...

I imagine it's possible with proper tools, skills and patience. I don't see any benefits, though - if crap gets in there, it will continue to.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By smyles
Cheap vodka. Seriously.

Cheap vodka. Seriously.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By smyles
I can't think of any other mod that would have a...

I can't think of any other mod that would have a lower benefit/effort ratio than this; well, may be retrofitting a fax machine or teletype...

But good for OP if it worked for him.
Forum: Off-Topic 12-22-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By smyles
http://glassalmanac.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01...

http://glassalmanac.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/homer-simpson-glass1.png
Forum: Off-Topic 12-22-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,250
Posted By smyles
and yet a photographer would be in trouble just...

and yet a photographer would be in trouble just because of school fearing such parents.
Forum: Off-Topic 12-22-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,250
Posted By smyles
http://www.pbfcomics.com/archive_b/PBF215-Kitty_Ph...

http://www.pbfcomics.com/archive_b/PBF215-Kitty_Photographer.jpg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By smyles
ah, the never-ending quest for OEM halo looks...

ah, the never-ending quest for OEM halo looks with aftermarket LEDs...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By smyles
Have you checked the occupancy sensor?

Have you checked the occupancy sensor?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,571
Posted By smyles
You guys do what you want. Your cars, your $$.

You guys do what you want. Your cars, your $$.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,571
Posted By smyles
So you'd rather have an original glass with...

So you'd rather have an original glass with distortion than a straight non-original?

I understand the lure of the BMW logo and expectations from paying the CPO premium... just not sure I follow...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,571
Posted By smyles
The OP's glass was installed not following the...

The OP's glass was installed not following the installation method? Inappropriate, lesser quality adhesives were used?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,571
Posted By smyles
Would you prefer original with distortions, or...

Would you prefer original with distortions, or Chinese w/o them?
Other than a BMW logo, what other invisible qualities would make it preferable to superior looking non-BMW?
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