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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By smuggymba
This is the one I bought per your recommendation:...

This is the one I bought per your recommendation: Mobil 1 5W-30 ESP Synthetic Motor Oil (sorry not castrol :( that was a typo)

...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By smuggymba
Why doesn't BMW frikkin tell this when they're...

Why doesn't BMW frikkin tell this when they're selling the ultimate driving machine

BTW: I have taken Edycols advice and now oil change is every 5K (Castrol 5W-30 that edycol recommended)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-15-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,012
Posted By smuggymba
After spending 600 on O2 sensor, my CEL has been...

After spending 600 on O2 sensor, my CEL has been gone for a 1000 miles but I'm sure it will be back one day.

How does this SCR delete work? There's a thread on DPF delete:...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By smuggymba
Update: "Performed engine diagnosis....

Update:

"Performed engine diagnosis. connected battery charger and performed short test and found fault code for oxygen sensor, throttle valve and SCR efficiency.
Customer approved O2 sensor...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By smuggymba
2011 X5 35d 40K miles. CEL: 447B, 4687 , 4D16

Hello All,

My check engine light has been coming on/off for the last 5-6 months. Didn't go to the dealer since I always thought it went off by itself, might be re-gen issue or DEF etc.

Finally,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,785
Posted By smuggymba
Totally incorrect. I spent 60K on the car, 3.5K...

Totally incorrect. I spent 60K on the car, 3.5K on Route66 warranty and I'm still mad I bought this. I'm looking at a "possible" 5K bill per the dealer for emission issues (of course the price is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By smuggymba
When I bought the car 5 yrs ago, I went to get...

When I bought the car 5 yrs ago, I went to get the clear bra and the installer put whatever was remaining of the film on the light for 30 extra bucks. lights still look new.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,794
Posted By smuggymba
ard - I didn't open a new thread for the fault...

ard - I didn't open a new thread for the fault codes so leveraged this one.

Aufgeblassen- let's stick to the main question I have on "how to approach this issue" since I need help with this and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-26-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,794
Posted By smuggymba
ard - Thoughts on the 630 dollar O2 sensor job.

ard - Thoughts on the 630 dollar O2 sensor job.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-26-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,794
Posted By smuggymba
O2 sensor replacement - $630.00. (out of the door...

O2 sensor replacement - $630.00. (out of the door price including 180 for diagnostic)

I asked will this fix the problem, the answer was "most likely". SA also said trying for goodwill is not a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,794
Posted By smuggymba
ard - Yes, there was a recall on the O2 sensor...

ard - Yes, there was a recall on the O2 sensor but it's for Sept 2011 onwards. Mine was a December 2010 build I believe.

SIB 13 06 14

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=816033
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,794
Posted By smuggymba
Is any of these the right part? it's from...

Is any of these the right part? it's from getbmwparts
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,794
Posted By smuggymba
yeah you're right. Would you know the part...

yeah you're right.

Would you know the part number/price for this O2 sensor so I'm ready to take decide when SA calls.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,794
Posted By smuggymba
ard - Are there more than one O2 sensors? See the...

ard - Are there more than one O2 sensors? See the attachment; it does mention o2 sensor.

https://www3.epa.gov/obd/pubs/420f15035.pdf
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,794
Posted By smuggymba
SA called in the morning and said some sensors...

SA called in the morning and said some sensors are bad so we need to replace. I said what are the fault codes, he said he'd have to call back and he did 7 hrs later.

Codes:

1.) 00447B - Oxygen...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-20-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,794
Posted By smuggymba
Yes :) , I took it in y'day without CEL on. ...

Yes :) , I took it in y'day without CEL on.

The SA's first comment...ohhh these diesels need to be driven a certain distance otherwise you can mess up the emissions system.

I'll update once I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,794
Posted By smuggymba
For my P20EE CEL - scheduled an appointment with...

For my P20EE CEL - scheduled an appointment with the dealership when the CEL was ON and the CEL went off a day before so re-scheduled it. This was last week. Came back ON two days after the scheduled...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,547
Posted By smuggymba
spot on. My Brother-in-law's 5 series is...

spot on.

My Brother-in-law's 5 series is coming up for lease expiration and he was going to buy it until yesterday. They were going to CPO is for 500 for 2 years but after I spoke to him, he'll...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,507
Posted By smuggymba
I got mine done at Indy. $18.00 filter ...

I got mine done at Indy.

$18.00 filter
$48.00 Mobil 1 ESP Oil (Sale at Napa for 5.99)
$60.00 Labor

126.00..not bad. But for same oil, 89.00 is a steal at the stealership :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,547
Posted By smuggymba
No, I won't buy a BMW again. I love the X5...

No, I won't buy a BMW again.

I love the X5 and not worried about $$$ maintenance since I knew that before buying the car. Oil change is 140-150 instead of 19.99 but no problem; other services are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By smuggymba
Doug - Can you see if this is right/latest one? ...

Doug - Can you see if this is right/latest one?

Why the heck all these car manufacturers don't put color pics in manuals. Crazy.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By smuggymba
Any idea how to flush the DEF tank? Any siphon...

Any idea how to flush the DEF tank? Any siphon pump would do or is there a forum approved one I need to get? My CEL was off for 80 miles and it back on this morning :cry:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-21-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By smuggymba
I'm no expert like other people but I would start...

I'm no expert like other people but I would start by adding DEF (I bought Valvoline from Napa which is ISO 22241) and driving for a while. Also go through the thread link I gave.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-21-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By smuggymba
Have you tried adding DEF? Here't he thread...

Have you tried adding DEF?

Here't he thread where I brought up my CEL issue: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=917662.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-21-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By smuggymba
Good video on the diesel emission system....

Good video on the diesel emission system. Knowledge is good so the dealer doesn't sell you BS.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8Mn0HyBWCI

I didn't have these codes but now that you have...
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