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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-01-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,982
Posted By Sharky co
Hey, I have the 35i. I totally sympathize. ...

Hey,
I have the 35i. I totally sympathize. Drove me crazy. and my regular (now former) dealer made no effort to find or diagnose the problem. Happy to say that a new dealer finally found the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-28-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,046
Posted By Sharky co
Thanks. Yeah I figured this is a "get used to...

Thanks. Yeah I figured this is a "get used to it" thing. It's just strange that it showed up after 9 months. That what threw me. I'm sure I'll get used to it.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-27-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,046
Posted By Sharky co
I know this thread has been dead for a while, but...

I know this thread has been dead for a while, but I'm wondering if you ever solved this? Not sure why but I just noticed this tonight, after having my car at the dealer for a few days. I thought I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-19-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,982
Posted By Sharky co
See above post. Noise turned out to be a...

See above post. Noise turned out to be a vibration. But I appreciate the feedback. Thanks
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-19-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,982
Posted By Sharky co
Just got back from the dealer and after working...

Just got back from the dealer and after working Service Tech for about an hour, we found the sound is definitely coming from the Oil cooler. It's vibrating when the car gets warmed up and at that...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-19-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,982
Posted By Sharky co
[QUOTE=April1;6960361]Do you get this problem in...

[QUOTE=April1;6960361]Do you get this problem in manual shift mode too?[/QUOTE

Yes.m happens in manual too.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-19-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,982
Posted By Sharky co
Yes, hitting the throttle reproduces the noise,...

Yes, hitting the throttle reproduces the noise, both on the increase and decrease, but only when the engine is at that 1000 rpm mark. If throttle is held there, noise will be constant.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-18-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,982
Posted By Sharky co
Strange whirring/rubbing noise in engine

Have developed a strange sound when car hits 1000 rpm, usually when I'm coasting to a stop. It's there also when car is in park and I get the engine to 1000 rpm. When rpms get to 1200 or 1400 it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-11-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By Sharky co
Well, new pump was installed.. Problem completely...

Well, new pump was installed.. Problem completely gone. Dealer #1 may sell the most cars in the Western hemisphere, but they don't know sh*t about service. Sooooooo disappointed.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By Sharky co
If mine had done this from the start I never...

If mine had done this from the start I never would have thought twice about it. It just became worse and worse and really noticeable.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By Sharky co
Finally got problem diagnosed correctly. After 3...

Finally got problem diagnosed correctly. After 3 trips to my dealer, and having them tell me everything's normal, I requested they change the check valve anyway. They told me they would do that but...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-16-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By Sharky co
Hmmm, interesting. Okay. Thanks for the tip. ...

Hmmm, interesting. Okay. Thanks for the tip. The dealer has always been top notch (ive bought 3 cars there) and the service advisor is great guy. I really want to resolve it with this...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-16-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By Sharky co
Since bringing car bck from latest dealer trip,...

Since bringing car bck from latest dealer trip, brakes are now losing their vacuum after only 15 minutes of shut off. Really concerned this could become a safety issue.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-16-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By Sharky co
Had a loaner car for two days and zero instances...

Had a loaner car for two days and zero instances of losing the brake vaccuum, even whe the car sat for 15 hours. Dealer finally agreed to replace the check valve, mostly to just placate me, but...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-15-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By Sharky co
Thanks for the feedback. I'm glad to know there...

Thanks for the feedback. I'm glad to know there is really no issue as far as safety. What bugs me is that it didn't do this for the first 5 months and a buddy with the exact same car doesn't have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-15-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By Sharky co
I'm going to have to try that. Although the...

I'm going to have to try that. Although the dealer I go to is the biggest and supposed "best" in all of Colorado. Just so frustrating.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-15-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By Sharky co
Well, after car being at dealer for a day and a...

Well, after car being at dealer for a day and a half, they're still insisting this is the way it's supposed to be. I guess I'll have to wait to lose the brakes while driving for problem to be...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-14-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By Sharky co
Thanks David... Cars going back in for service...

Thanks David... Cars going back in for service tomorrow so I'll mention this. Appreciate it.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-10-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By Sharky co
Stiff Brake Pedal

Over the last couple weeks my new X3 has developed a strange problem. The brake pedal gets very firm when the cars been sitting, and sometimes requires a lot of force to get car to start. Problem...
Forum: General BMW 01-03-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 725
Posted By Sharky co
IDrive music random shuffle

I just picked up a new x3, and am looking for some feedback on Music Shuffle with iDrive.
Im currently using my iPhone for music, connected through USB port. Having trouble with Random play. I...
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