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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,328
Posted By X5bimmerguy
2011 diesel here (May 2010 production). Recall...

2011 diesel here (May 2010 production). Recall listed for VIN at BMWUSA website. No letter yet, but just scheduled replacement at local BMW dealer for next week.
In contrast, no recall (for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,079
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Thank you, BimmerFSC. Great price, service and...

Thank you, BimmerFSC. Great price, service and support. Highly recommend.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-12-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Just had both of mine replaced on 2012 X5d at no...

Just had both of mine replaced on 2012 X5d at no cost under CA Emissions Warranty. I believe NY follows CA rules, which means BMWNA should cover the cost.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-28-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,552
Posted By X5bimmerguy
A big thank you to OP and all others who...

A big thank you to OP and all others who contributed to this discussion.

But for this thread I would not have done further research and inspected my service records to notice that the fuel...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-22-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Backseat heat with 4-zone climate

Any secret to getting the vents in back (2nd row) to blow warm/hot air other than adjust temp to 80's and moving dial to red?

We have the front seat vents set to low 60's, but the kids want it...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-05-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Perfect. Thanks!

Perfect. Thanks!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-05-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By X5bimmerguy
E70 vs F15 steering wheel controls

On the E70 (sport) steering wheel -- left side, there were up and down arrow buttons to change music tracks. On the F15 (sport) steering wheel, there are no up and down arrow buttons and the cruise...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Access to front parking sensor below air vent?

Just below the air vent (the open one of the 35d), the driver's side front parking sensor is pushed in about 1/2 inch. Not a huge deal but it seems to be causing the front left sensor to be more...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,432
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Yep, a true pleasure to drive occasionally...

Yep, a true pleasure to drive occasionally now...and I hope 20 years from now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,432
Posted By X5bimmerguy
2003 530iA - 9,400 miles Yes, 9,400 -...

2003 530iA - 9,400 miles

Yes, 9,400 - weekend car from day 1 (original owner)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-12-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,885
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Doesn't Dynamic Drive have to do with suspension?...

Doesn't Dynamic Drive have to do with suspension? I cannot imagine that the steering is any different on E70's with the Dynamic Drive suspension than those without.

Should we be talking about...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-29-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Honest question RE Steering Experience

OK, so we all know the steering in the F15 is quite a bit lighter than in the E70. Some like it; some don't.

I'm coming from a couple of E70's and love the steering in the E70, and I just don't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-29-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Honest question RE Steering Experience

OK, so we all know the steering in the F15 is quite a bit lighter than in the E70. Some like it; some don't.

I'm coming from a couple of E70's and love the steering in the E70, and I just don't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-09-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,638
Posted By X5bimmerguy
For the E70, back seats were perforated to match...

For the E70, back seats were perforated to match front seats, although the former had no ventilation. Don't know about the F15 though.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Two leaks after routine maintenance...?

Took in 2012 X5 35d today for DEF flush and oil change. Only 1400k on odometer but two years old from in-service date (corp car). Drove home and now have two leaks under vehicle -- appears to be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By X5bimmerguy
I may be wrong, but in order to do so, I believe...

I may be wrong, but in order to do so, I believe you need the COMBOX controller, which became available on September 2010 builds forward.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-24-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,204
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Subs still for sale?

Subs still for sale?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Dad is good, thanks. Pride is wounded, but all...

Dad is good, thanks. Pride is wounded, but all else OK. So far, the other driver is not claiming bodily injury

Car finally at Collision Center, but I've been told it could take a couple of days...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Car heading over to Bert Smith BMW in St....

Car heading over to Bert Smith BMW in St. Petersburg. Thanks again for all of the suggestions, including using a BMW Certified Collision Center for the inspection/repairs.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Thanks for the insights, guys. Still no word on...

Thanks for the insights, guys. Still no word on fault at this point. Again, I wasn't present so it's still finger pointing for the insurance companies. I'm assuming the worst at this point, that my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By X5bimmerguy
2012, 20K miles, 35d loaded (AD, premium, tech,...

2012, 20K miles, 35d loaded (AD, premium, tech, sound, sport, etc)

Dad borrowed car, so all I know is broadsided by Nissan, probably going about 50 - 60 mph. Front air bags deployed in Nissan. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Totaled?

Insurance hasn't seen yet, but any guess as to the repair estimate? Or totaled?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Update: Removed passenger seat and exposed...

Update: Removed passenger seat and exposed subwoofer. Connection between wire from amp and subwoofer covered in dried sticky liquid (the hidden cost of buying a pre-owned vehicle). Disconnected and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Thanks for the input, Ctuna.

Thanks for the input, Ctuna.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By X5bimmerguy
HK subwoofer not working in 2011 328i

The driver sub works great, but the passenger sub does not. Upon removing the passenger seat and removing the speaker grate, it appears some liquid spilled under seat (don't know situation as I' m...
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