Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 176
Search took 0.95 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: slevit1
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-09-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By slevit1
Remote lock/unlock not working

I have a 2012 X5 with comfort access. All of the sudden, my key fob seems to have stopped working for the lock/unlock function. It was working normally a couple of days ago. The battery in the fob...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-09-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By slevit1
I posted my experience in the thread linked in...

I posted my experience in the thread linked in the above post. It's very possible and not very difficult. Does not require cutting any wires. I looked for years before finding a good solution so...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-13-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By slevit1
Waze is probably the most up to date option out...

Waze is probably the most up to date option out there. Maps are updated by the community and updates typically push to the app within a day or so. As mentioned, users also live update any traffic...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By slevit1
The best solution really is probably your cell...

The best solution really is probably your cell phone! There are countless free options which are always up to date, have free traffic, crowd source information, have extensive POI databases that are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By slevit1
You can definitely get them from Okee at...

You can definitely get them from Okee at codemycar.com for significantly cheaper than BMW's price. I just upgraded my vehicle to the 2015 maps through him. There may be cheaper option out there, but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By slevit1
You can turn the car off remotely if you've...

You can turn the car off remotely if you've remote started it, but Im pretty sure you can't remotely turn it off while it's actually being driven. This sounds potentially dangerous and I've never...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By slevit1
I believe the remote start module is idata and...

I believe the remote start module is idata and the device to enable the smartphone integration is drone. Part of the process of installation is cloning your factory key, so since the commands appear...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,042
Posted By slevit1
You pay absolutely nothing for 4 years / 50,000...

You pay absolutely nothing for 4 years / 50,000 miles. After that, you can extend the warranty if you want and can also extend the maintenance, but I don't think that's worth it. Like any extended...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,505
Posted By slevit1
Proclip! Been using them for years in multiple...

Proclip! Been using them for years in multiple vehicles. Haven't ever seen a mounting solution that looks more professional or is as solid. The mounts are sold separately as a base and a holder...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By slevit1
Remote start installed!

For the past couple of years, I've been trying to get a remote start put in my 2012 X5, but have repeatedly been told it's impossible, particularly with comfort access. I finally found a car stereo...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By slevit1
I'd second execuhitch - installed the hitch only...

I'd second execuhitch - installed the hitch only version myself this past summer for a bike rack. Takes a little time, but very possible to install yourself, completely hidden when not in use. The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-12-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By slevit1
Two issues just popped up

For two years, I have not had a single issue with my X5. Now, in the past month, I've got two :(

First, I started hearing a rattling which is coming from under the multi-function buttons in the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-12-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,924
Posted By slevit1
This thread reminds me why I decided to just have...

This thread reminds me why I decided to just have my car remote coded! Although, nice to see those who actually want to do the work themselves helping others out.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,066
Posted By slevit1
As mentioned above, he's very reasonable,...

As mentioned above, he's very reasonable, especially considering the fact that he'll make adjustments and restore settings as needed even after the initial coding. Contact him for actual pricing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,066
Posted By slevit1
I've got a 2012 X5 35i. Brake Force...

I've got a 2012 X5 35i.

Brake Force Display is just that the rear fog lights illuminate now, along with the regular brake lights (not sure why it's called brake force display). On the back of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,320
Posted By slevit1
Too bad to hear it got messed up in the car wash!...

Too bad to hear it got messed up in the car wash! I thought it looked good and was actually considering looking into it. However, not gonna spend the time/money on something that can't survive a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,066
Posted By slevit1
That's all well and good, if you want to take the...

That's all well and good, if you want to take the time to figure out how to do it. But, here are all the reasons that I decided not to do it myself.

1. The cable is not cheap, and many of the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,066
Posted By slevit1
Remote coding is pretty much exactly as described...

Remote coding is pretty much exactly as described as above, and he can code your car from anywhere in the world! Even if you have someone else local, I would just get Okee to do it. I can guarantee...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,066
Posted By slevit1
Talking Just got remote coded!

Finally, after about 2 years of trying to get my car coded (seriously, you can go back and check my forum posts), I found Okee from Tripl3_O Coding and he remote coded my car tonight! If you are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,078
Posted By slevit1
I don't know, I thought it was pretty funny!

I don't know, I thought it was pretty funny!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 68,016
Posted By slevit1
Still looking for someone to code my car! I'm...

Still looking for someone to code my car! I'm located in Toledo, Ohio now.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,958
Posted By slevit1
I didn't see the point of spending the money for...

I didn't see the point of spending the money for the iPhone snap in adaptor, so I've been running my iPhone with no issues plugged into the USB port in the center armrest. This provides USB audio,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-07-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By slevit1
Any coders in NW Ohio?

Unfortunately I didn't have any luck finding someone to code my 2012 X5 while I was living in Baltimore, but I'm now living in Toledo and thought that maybe I'd have better luck here. Anyone...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-07-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,667
Posted By slevit1
1. Radio Presets 2. Climate Control (to access...

1. Radio Presets
2. Climate Control (to access rear climate and parked car ventilation)
3. phonebook
4. Split screen on/off (when it's on, I usually display entertainment details)
5. night mode...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,864
Posted By slevit1
I had rattles in my car as well, which were do to...

I had rattles in my car as well, which were do to the rear seats not being locked completely in their upright position. When I pushed them back further and the seat actually locked back into place,...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 176

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms