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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,946
Posted By Uncle Fester
My E70 (2010) 4.8i is about to go in for the...

My E70 (2010) 4.8i is about to go in for the third time on this. Last time (2-3 months ago) they replaced the battery under warranty.

I suspect this is an ongoing issue with the vehicle. Do you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Uncle Fester
Yes, the 328 we got as a loaner had it. Not...

Yes, the 328 we got as a loaner had it.

Not really sure how much this helps, isn't the battery meant to be charged in normal driving? I wonder how much extra would this help?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Uncle Fester
I agree unfortunately. Thanks!

I agree unfortunately.

Thanks!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Uncle Fester
Oh yes. Thanks again!

Oh yes. Thanks again!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Uncle Fester
My only concern is with 4k to the end of the...

My only concern is with 4k to the end of the warranty, the root cause is not discovered and comes back to bite me (big time) later.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Uncle Fester
Yep!

Yep!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Uncle Fester
Well I just got back from Irvine BMW (car had to...

Well I just got back from Irvine BMW (car had to be trucked there) and to their credit all was changed, under warranty, no questions. Good service experience, I am happy.

And 46k on the clock so...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-29-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,654
Posted By Uncle Fester
Not in my experience, although it was some time...

Not in my experience, although it was some time ago. I had a full tank. Used half of it (I was only there a weekend) and when I picked it up in the US it was full again.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Uncle Fester
Will do!

Will do!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Uncle Fester
I have heard that. I think that's disgusting....

I have heard that. I think that's disgusting. Says don't buy this car unless you're going to drive distance to me.

Do you know what they consider 'too many short trips'?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Uncle Fester
Thanks for the info guys! (It's in my garage...

Thanks for the info guys!

(It's in my garage at the moment but they might tow it (or AAA might))...
Forum: European Delivery 07-28-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,863
Posted By Uncle Fester
I got that :) Note that 4106 is already...

I got that :)

Note that 4106 is already taken :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Uncle Fester
Question Will BMW replace my battery free of charge?

(No pun intended!)

Bought a CPO X5 4.8 last October. about 3 months ago we started to get a battery charge warning on the display, taking the car in BMW tested and said that there was nothing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-20-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,636
Posted By Uncle Fester
18.61 miles per day. 130.3 miles per week. ...

18.61 miles per day.
130.3 miles per week.
558.4 miles per month.
6,701.0 miles per year.
Fuel:
Average cost per day, $3.19.
Average cost per month: $95.58.
Fuel cost since 12 June 2005:...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,216
Posted By Uncle Fester
Techncally, I guess as you didn't stop, you've no...

Techncally, I guess as you didn't stop, you've no real defence (sucks though, everyone here does rolling stops). Can you take traffic school? If so I'd take it. If not, IMO you should turn up at the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By Uncle Fester
Question Difficulty putting into Park?

Can anyone suggest what might be amiss here? I have noticed recently my 330 has difficulty putting the transmission into Park. It started a little stiff, now it would be quite a push and it 'clinks'...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By Uncle Fester
Hmm. ...

Hmm.

http://www.freeantennas.com/projects/template2/index.html

:thumbup: Worked for me.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-27-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Uncle Fester
Get him to wire the funds. Cashiers checks can be...

Get him to wire the funds. Cashiers checks can be forged, look real and cashed by the bank. It can be weeks until the bank discovers they are fraudulent, then you owe them the money.

Did you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,429
Posted By Uncle Fester
Well both of your comments contradict my real...

Well both of your comments contradict my real life experience.

I have two holes coutesy of BMW Munich.

And I have had a speeding ticket and the cop never mentioned the license plate.

Of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,429
Posted By Uncle Fester
1. They do. I have done it and have been driving...

1. They do. I have done it and have been driving around for over 4 years now. (If you search there's a thread on this somewhere; I think I even put in a pic.).

2. I have never had an issue. It is...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-26-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,217
Posted By Uncle Fester
As long as it wasn't Jever. He'd probably stay...

As long as it wasn't Jever. He'd probably stay for a month.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,820
Posted By Uncle Fester
Hmm, I'm in RSM too. I'll look out for your ride.

Hmm, I'm in RSM too. I'll look out for your ride.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-21-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,533
Posted By Uncle Fester
Manchester, UK Now in RSM, CA.

Manchester, UK
Now in RSM, CA.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,793
Posted By Uncle Fester
:rofl: Actually no, except to check it was a full...

:rofl: Actually no, except to check it was a full size not a thin temporary one...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By Uncle Fester
Question Coming out of 4-year service period in 2 months...

:(

Anything I should have the dealer take a looo at just in case, in people's experience?

I would hate a large maintenance bill the month after the free period went away!
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