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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-18-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By rcolbya
Reset brake fluid warning

How do you reset brake fluid after replacing the sensor on 1998 740il?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 25,512
Posted By rcolbya
Miles

2006 X5 4.4 110,000 miles. New front end, tires, rotors/pads, coils & spark,
valve seals, pvc. I had it at 70k or miles.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 25,512
Posted By rcolbya
mileage

2006 X5 4.4 110,000 miles. fine
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 597
Posted By rcolbya
4.4 rings

After having a "smoke problem" last fall "corrected" by a BMW dealer replacing the pvc under waranty, I am now told 11 months later that the rings need replacemtent for $7-$8K. Effect vs. cause?? ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,547
Posted By rcolbya
X-5

Don't get the 4.4 engine. Has on going problem with rings. Had one in a 745li (secondary air pump needed replacement after a $2500 warranty job) caused by soke from rings. Now have a X-5 with same...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By rcolbya
Thank you. The Miami shop is just an...

Thank you. The Miami shop is just an internet/lot dealer. Wouldn't be worth the gas to get off of Rte95 to drive there.. Am in MA and will have another BMW dealer look at conditions.

Off to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By rcolbya
Miami, Fl last week. Traded a 2003 745il for it...

Miami, Fl last week. Traded a 2003 745il for it @ cash.

BMW said the water ducks were fine but water did get into nav and tel. Tel did try to pare, but don't have manual, so no ket. Appears I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By rcolbya
2006 X5 with navigation and Bluetooth

Have warranty until 12/30/11 on this new 2006 purchase. BMW stated that nav system got wet and is the cause of my monitor jumping around (intermittent signals). Also, my Phone says "waiting"...
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