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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2017, 05:43 AM
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Views: 204
Posted By finnbmw
EWS-tamper protection - code 002E3C

Got a new code on my 2010 X5 diesel. Carly says: "EWS-tamper protection check signal DFP 002E3C Code 002E3C"

Anybody have an idea what this might be? A quick Google search didn't reveal much,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-26-2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,973
Posted By finnbmw
Tell your dealer you (or you wife) is scared to...

Tell your dealer you (or you wife) is scared to death driving the X5 and demand that BMW provide you with a loaner that you can drive around while you park your X5 in your garage. This will speed up...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-26-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By finnbmw
Besides temperature and ash mass, what other...

Besides temperature and ash mass, what other parameters do you guys track with Carly?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-06-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,834
Posted By finnbmw
Great news!

Great news!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-25-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,605
Posted By finnbmw
Mine did the same thing. Turned out to be a...

Mine did the same thing. Turned out to be a faulty swirl lap actuator. Have you read the codes?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,834
Posted By finnbmw
ard is correct. You need to talk to your service...

ard is correct. You need to talk to your service advisor. He/she (or the service manager) will contact BMWNA on your behalf. Good luck!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-15-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,834
Posted By finnbmw
You're close to the warranty expiration, have you...

You're close to the warranty expiration, have you tried to get BMWNA to pay for the repairs or at least pay a portion of it? I just had a NOx sensor replaced on the 2012 for free, about a month...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By finnbmw
Thanks for the advice

Thanks for the advice
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,431
Posted By finnbmw
I just got a coupon from a local BMW dealer to do...

I just got a coupon from a local BMW dealer to do an alignment for $99.95. Is that a good deal?

If your tires are wearing fairly evenly, would you still do an alignment? My 2010 X5 has over...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2016, 03:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,410
Posted By finnbmw
I've had swirlflap issues on my 2010 X5 35d. In...

I've had swirlflap issues on my 2010 X5 35d. In the end had to replace the intake manifold as the problem was the swirl flap actuator, which is an integral part of the intake and can't be repaired...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,410
Posted By finnbmw
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,410
Posted By finnbmw
How did you delete the swirl flaps? By coding or...

How did you delete the swirl flaps? By coding or by physically removing them or both?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 61,576
Posted By finnbmw
How fast do you guys tow with the X5? For safety...

How fast do you guys tow with the X5? For safety reasons (in case a tire blows up or I have to make an emergency braking) I normally set the cruise control at 61 mph (60 mph actual) on the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 61,576
Posted By finnbmw
Here's another one, this time clearing the land...

Here's another one, this time clearing the land at our hunting property
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 61,576
Posted By finnbmw
Thought I revive the thread with a picture of our...

Thought I revive the thread with a picture of our X5 towing a rental trailer
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 11-05-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,242
Posted By finnbmw
At 65k miles, you've got an X5 that's still in...

At 65k miles, you've got an X5 that's still in it's prime if it has been maintained and driven normally. Mechanically, a tune will exert more stress to the engine and driveline, but if you use...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,261
Posted By finnbmw
My 2010 diesel is included in the recall, but the...

My 2010 diesel is included in the recall, but the 2012 isn't. Use this web site to check on recalls
http://bmw-rp.com/production/isg/bmw/reimbursement_bmw_portal.nsf This web site gives an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,410
Posted By finnbmw
Thank you Doug! A very handy web site.

Thank you Doug! A very handy web site.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-27-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,410
Posted By finnbmw
Does anyone know if all X5 diesels are included...

Does anyone know if all X5 diesels are included or only certain model years?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-27-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,604
Posted By finnbmw
Don't know if I would buy anything from a company...

Don't know if I would buy anything from a company called "Big A$$ Solutions"... :rofl:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By finnbmw
NO CEL, it was an open campaign item and the...

NO CEL, it was an open campaign item and the dealer replaced it while I had the air bag recall performed.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By finnbmw
The air mass sensor on our 2012 was replaced...

The air mass sensor on our 2012 was replaced earlier this year http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=917621

Have you tried contacting BMW regarding the air mass sensor on your X5? ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-13-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,549
Posted By finnbmw
Thread discussing the air bag recall

ndabunka, in case you haven't seen this, here's the thread from Ask-the-dealer sub forum explaining the air bag recall. See post #1 about the "Alternative transportation" option.
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-13-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,549
Posted By finnbmw
What you need to do is go talk to the service...

What you need to do is go talk to the service manager and say, that you (or your wife) refuse to drive the X5 any longer due to the possibility of the air bag exploding in your face and killing or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-10-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By finnbmw
stevieg58, the CBU cleaning involved cleaning the...

stevieg58, the CBU cleaning involved cleaning the intake manifold, applicable removed parts and the valves for all 6 cylinders.
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