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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 536
Posted By cravin
Visually, there will be silver trim on the...

Visually, there will be silver trim on the steering wheel
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By cravin
Better safe than sorry. I'd tow it in.

Better safe than sorry. I'd tow it in.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 810
Posted By cravin
The brake dust on the rims is normal. Happens to...

The brake dust on the rims is normal. Happens to all of us
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By cravin
Yep, it's normal. Just tied to how you're...

Yep, it's normal. Just tied to how you're turning the vehicle
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By cravin
Willing to bet its a ruptured airbag. Electronics...

Willing to bet its a ruptured airbag. Electronics kick in and start the pump, can't keep up so car lowers. Just keeps cycling. You'll want to take it to a shop soon before you burn out the air...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By cravin
You are getting ripped off. Find another mechanic

You are getting ripped off. Find another mechanic
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By cravin
Anything that blocks the hatch from closing will...

Anything that blocks the hatch from closing will "pop" it back up half way
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By cravin
Arnott makes good replacement airbags and they...

Arnott makes good replacement airbags and they are like $100 cheaper for the pair than the BMW part
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By cravin
There aren't any airbags on the front. It's most...

There aren't any airbags on the front. It's most likely your rear dips and the suspension in the front lowers to even out the vehicle. If you say it raises when you start the car, that means your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By cravin
Yup, sounds like a leaking airbag

Yup, sounds like a leaking airbag
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By cravin
Chirping sound

I searched and only found one thread about CCV covers.

When I start my X5 recently, and only in the morning after it's sat overnight, the passenger front side of the car emits a chirping sound. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By cravin
First, check that the vent settings have cool air...

First, check that the vent settings have cool air blowing out both in your iDrive. If that's set correctly, chances are you're low on refrigerant.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,894
Posted By cravin
Ventilated seats and HUD. Folks say the...

Ventilated seats and HUD.

Folks say the vented seats don't work, but oh they do. No more wet lower back on a hot day

When driving rentals, no clue how quickly I'm driving often times, nor how...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By cravin
You have a burnt out light bulb

You have a burnt out light bulb
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By cravin
That's what I'm thinking. Put you seat belt on...

That's what I'm thinking. Put you seat belt on before starting and see if it goes away.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-05-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By cravin
Just a heads up that you're at the sweet spot of...

Just a heads up that you're at the sweet spot of milage for something going wrong with your system. I had a cracked radiator right around there that needed to be replaced. Since you're so close to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By cravin
I forgot about the legal contigent here. Please...

I forgot about the legal contigent here. Please allow me to clarify myself.

My shop pressure tested the system with dye and didn't find any obvious leaks. I asked them not to spend an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By cravin
Turned out to be simple lack of freon. Test...

Turned out to be simple lack of freon. Test showed very low level and no leaks in system. Topped off and it's working as well as new.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By cravin
2008 vehicle, so I don't have that level of...

2008 vehicle, so I don't have that level of granularity on the temperature control. Even in automatic modes, passenger is blowing warm air and driver cool. Only reason why I'm wondering if it has...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By cravin
Well, it's not AC related. Turn off the AC and...

Well, it's not AC related. Turn off the AC and driver side blows cool and passenger side warm. Thinking maybe a thermostat on passenger side?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By cravin
A/C only working on one side of car?

Today was the first day where I turned on the AC and I noticed that both driver and passenger are set to 60, but the passenger side was blowing out warm air, while driver side was cold. Any ideas? ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-23-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By cravin
Don't believe that you can get the error without...

Don't believe that you can get the error without it. Chances are high that OP has self leveling suspension, and one of two things are broken

1) self leveling suspension sensor needs to be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-22-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By cravin
CPO has nothing to do with normal wear and tear...

CPO has nothing to do with normal wear and tear of brakes. That's the maintenance program.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By cravin
Self leveling sensor replacement?

Car just threw up a level control system malfunction and considering it's riding fine and I just replaced my bags, I was wondering if there was a DIY for replacing the sensor(s). I'm pretty sure it's...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By cravin
Yes, direct replacement. Replacing both makes...

Yes, direct replacement. Replacing both makes sense and isn't a painful job. There's a good write up on here if you search
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