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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-15-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,831
Posted By Liverman
The same thing happened to us in 2013. Our '05 X3...

The same thing happened to us in 2013. Our '05 X3 was rear ended. Only 125K on the clock.

By April 2013 we were the proud owners of a new '14 X3. We really did not want to buy then, but...lordy...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-15-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By Liverman
On my Ford F350 with 7.3L turbo diesel, I always...

On my Ford F350 with 7.3L turbo diesel, I always idle before shutdown if the engine has been working hard (high speed interstate, towing, heavy load).

On the 2014 X3 3.5, unless I am coming off...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-05-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,971
Posted By Liverman
The choices for X3 with 19" wheels are different...

The choices for X3 with 19" wheels are different than those with 18" wheels.

Also, it seems that tires that perform well in one size may not perform as well in another size.

There is no...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-20-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By Liverman
Many people here in Colorado like Smith & Wesson....

Many people here in Colorado like Smith & Wesson. But there'd be no argument if you went with Sig or Glock.

Sorry...couldn't help myself.:D
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-20-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By Liverman
Cosmoline. Or an equivalent. My '14 did this too....

Cosmoline. Or an equivalent. My '14 did this too. The space between inner and outer layer of the hood is packed with it (along with a lot of other spaces) when the car is shipped.

It will melt...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-05-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By Liverman
When you press on the center part of the steering...

When you press on the center part of the steering wheel where the horn icon is embossed in the surface, the horn should sound.

I am not familiar with 2011 X3 built for the Croatian or European...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-05-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By Liverman
The numbers, as you may have guessed by now, are...

The numbers, as you may have guessed by now, are a simple index (1, 2, 3...) for the phases as displayed on the website. The phases on the website have a loose relationship with the phases used...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Liverman
I did a 2K change on my '14 and my '05 X3 and...

I did a 2K change on my '14 and my '05 X3 and then changed the oil every 7500 after that. I live in a dusty environment and figure it's the filter that is the issue more than the oil. I buy an oil...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-09-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By Liverman
Sorry you have run into a problem with a brand...

Sorry you have run into a problem with a brand new car.

The fuse assignments are on a sheet of paper in the compartment in the rear drivers' side where the rear fuse block is located.

I doubt...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-20-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By Liverman
This is standard default behavior for the 2014...

This is standard default behavior for the 2014 and later X3. Earlier models can be set that way by the dealer or coder.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-11-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Liverman
I think it is a software issue. I had something...

I think it is a software issue. I had something similar happen with my '14 X3 35i built in April. Mine seemed related to bluetooth connections from my phone.

I reported it when I went in for the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-11-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By Liverman
Amen.

Amen.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-08-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Liverman
Hmm..on my '14 it opens the rear hatch no matter...

Hmm..on my '14 it opens the rear hatch no matter if the doors are locked or unlocked. On mine, There is an iDrive setting that causes that button to open the rear hatch and unlock all the doors...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-08-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By Liverman
It will make you higher than a kite, that's true...

It will make you higher than a kite, that's true :) But N<SUB>2</SUB>O has a density of 1.977 g/L vs. dry air (which is denser than wet air) at ~1.2 g/L
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-08-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By Liverman
I pay to have mine filled with nitrous oxide. ...

I pay to have mine filled with nitrous oxide.

I have tubes running from the tires to the engine - a quad boost system. The superior BMW RFT tires keep the X3 running straight and true even...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-08-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By Liverman
:thumbup: OK you have now got a fully functional...

:thumbup: OK you have now got a fully functional X3 again! :thumbup:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-07-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By Liverman
That's straight from the school of: Patient: My...

That's straight from the school of:
Patient: My head hurts
Doctor: When does it hurt
Patient: When I beat my head against the wall
Doctor: Stop beating your head against the wall
:rofl:

Good...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-06-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By Liverman
'14 X3 35i, Goodyear LS2 factory tires I...

'14 X3 35i, Goodyear LS2 factory tires

I agree completely with everything RhoXS wrote. It describes my experience (Colorado Rocky Mtns) exactly. Good traction in snow (200' elevation change, .25...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-05-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By Liverman
Yippee!! Your got your car!! Until the BMW...

Yippee!! Your got your car!!

Until the BMW computers update you will not get any BMW Assist features showing up (the cloud updates your car) or else they will be wrong, will not work, etc.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-05-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By Liverman
I believe this is due to the alignment being set...

I believe this is due to the alignment being set to understeer. It is probably within spec, but you can get the dealer to align it for less understeer (and better tire wear). That is not included in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-01-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By Liverman
wrong forum for Z3. This forum is about X3...

wrong forum for Z3. This forum is about X3 manufactured after 2011
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-01-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Liverman
my dealer called me when the car service message...

my dealer called me when the car service message said that service would be due in 1000 miles.

My BMW Assist account was registered and activated in April when I took delivery of the car....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-01-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Liverman
Ditto what x3brian said - very well written. ...

Ditto what x3brian said - very well written.

I get regular alignments - at least annually. I make it back in improved handling and reduced tire wear
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-26-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By Liverman
I am sorry that the instructions couldn't work...

I am sorry that the instructions couldn't work for you. Let us know how you fare with the dealer.

The iDrive software changed again in July and there will be HW and SW changes again in April 2014...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-25-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By Liverman
To find the battery type: 1. Call the dealer's...

To find the battery type:
1. Call the dealer's parts dept
2. Open your key and look
3. Google "F25 remote battery"

I did #2 - it is a CR2450 (I have 2014 X3 35i).

#3 leads to:...
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