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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-09-2010, 04:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,377
Posted By kb2rsf
BMW + Thule

Check this site: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=104766. BMW base rack and thule works great, either box or rack.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,295
Posted By kb2rsf
Make sure when this happens you are downshifting...

Make sure when this happens you are downshifting from 2nd to 1st which is similar to stopping.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By kb2rsf
"jerky motion" means something like "whiplash." ...

"jerky motion" means something like "whiplash."

Right before the car stops or slows down to almost stop, car jerks. It feels like someone just hit me from the back. Sometimes marginal, sometimes...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By kb2rsf
Why not with 2007

BMW finally replaced my transmission after 38000 miles due to jerky motion while downshifting to 1st.:thumbup: Since 15000 miles:mad:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,824
Posted By kb2rsf
check engine light?

Well, 07 X5 3.0si with 37000 miles so far, check engine light came on twice. First time, sensor issue dealer replaced sensor (do not remember which one). Second time, software/programming issue -...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-15-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,609
Posted By kb2rsf
I have 07 X5 with Bridgestone Dueler HP Sport...

I have 07 X5 with Bridgestone Dueler HP Sport RFT, so far I have 36000 miles and looks like I can go on for another 10000 miles. However, not for this winter season:eek:!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-13-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,290
Posted By kb2rsf
I did, the problem is the issue was not there...

I did, the problem is the issue was not there while we were driving:mad:. At that moment, I decided not to argue with him. Well ....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-13-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,290
Posted By kb2rsf
Nothing They said

The local Dealer, NH, told me that they could not duplicate the jerky transmission issue and they never heard of any transmission issues that causes jerky motion during Second to First downshift. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-06-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,290
Posted By kb2rsf
Same here.

Next week, I will be taking my 07 X5 to a local dealer for the transmission problem, it jerks right before I stop, i mean it jearks big time. I think it started when the dealer updated the software...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2008, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By kb2rsf
X5 Discount

I am not sure how far you are willing to drive but try Tulley BMW in NH and mention your offer from Peabody BMW. Sure they will make a deal with you, talk to Keith, also they do not include s****d...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2008, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By kb2rsf
Roof Rack

I have Thule Cascade XT 1700 with BMW roof bar and do not complain at all, it fits perfect. No wind noise and I have not noticed any extra fuel consumption. :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,803
Posted By kb2rsf
Wow!

Nice, Congratulation!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-03-2007, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,197
Posted By kb2rsf
Originally Posted by BobbFtL

I am 110% with BobbFtL. They are all dealer's profit.:yikes:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2007, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By kb2rsf
Yes, I have heard that and discussed with service...

Yes, I have heard that and discussed with service manager with that possible issue but manager said that is for 4.8 only ....:yikes: Anyway, my car is int the dealer for 6 days already .... no...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By kb2rsf
Any cold weather issues with 07 X5?

After the car is parked outside overnight (tem drops very low), the car is shivering as soon as the car is in motion in reverse direction (without warming up the car). The engine revs between 200...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2007, 03:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,817
Posted By kb2rsf
Problem?

Since this Jan, drove over 12000 miles and only one problem. Backup camera! Replaced and works great so far. Best SAV! :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-14-2007, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,676
Posted By kb2rsf
One thing to say, :thumbup: Only one minor...

One thing to say, :thumbup:
Only one minor issue with backup camera. 3.0si over 6000 miles since Jan. :bow:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-30-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,480
Posted By kb2rsf
The problem has been fixed and working great...

The problem has been fixed and working great since however the dealer updated the software (version ?) same time and brought up a problem. No heated seat distribution option from the i-menu. Looks...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2007, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By kb2rsf
I do not know what others are saying, but I love...

I do not know what others are saying, but I love to use iDrive. The best of BMW, of course including gear shifter, too.:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By kb2rsf
Well, I had that feature before the update. ...

Well, I had that feature before the update. Anyway, what color is your LCD screen's background? Is it Gray or Brown?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By kb2rsf
No more "Seat Heater Distribution"

After I updated my X5 with new software early March, the heat output can't be distributed variously in the seat cushion and the backrest from the "Climate." The feature, I thought it was nice...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2007, 04:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,200
Posted By kb2rsf
Looks like the price of X5 went up slightly since...

Looks like the price of X5 went up slightly since last November. I, however, agree with SpeedR here, including both MSRP and Invoice price. It is a good deal but not the best! I got 5% off of my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-18-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,480
Posted By kb2rsf
Tech says, defective rear camera! Special order...

Tech says, defective rear camera! Special order will take at least two weeks ..... :mad:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,480
Posted By kb2rsf
That does not work! All I can do from there is...

That does not work! All I can do from there is which display options to select, such as full screen, main screen, and PDC only. Let's say that you are in reverse, basically you can press (i) and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2007, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,988
Posted By kb2rsf
Possible

Yes, it is possible. 5% off MSRP is the deal I got. So good luck! :thumbup:
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