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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-13-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,865
Posted By rlgarry
Does anyone Lease the X3 anymore???

I am considering leasing an X3 this go around since I have a company car for work and like the idea of not having to worry about repairs or maintenance for the duration of the lease. My CPO 2007 X3...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-13-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,931
Posted By rlgarry
Ridiculous Feature...its a BMW not a Hyndai

I just brought my 2007 X3 in for repairs and was lucky enough to get brand new 2013 X3 28i for a loaner car with 25 miles on it. I am going to be trading my car in for a new X3 and have been going...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
So then what is the difference when the dealer...

So then what is the difference when the dealer does the factory reset vs. the quick reset that you describe above? And since you are very knowledgable about this transmission issue, can you confirm...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
Difference between factory reset+operator/driver adapability memory reset

Can someone please tell me what the difference is between the factory/dealer transmission reset and the transmission reset that resets the driver adaptability memory function (the one where you hold...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
I have been plagued with the same issues for my...

I have been plagued with the same issues for my 2007 X3 and have spent countless hours fighting with my dealership. They have actually sort of worked with me and did do all the resets as I brought...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-07-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,242
Posted By rlgarry
Beautiful car! You did a great job detailing it!...

Beautiful car! You did a great job detailing it! I'm jealous and want a 2011 X3 very badly. I test drove the turbo 35i and fell in love. Now if only the sticker didn't say 54K...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By rlgarry
I was the not so proud driver of 3 different Jeep...

I was the not so proud driver of 3 different Jeep Liberty's and a Jeep Patriot for my company cars for years. I disliked the Jeeps so much that even though I was getting a free car, I went out and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
I had an outside mechanic run a fault code report...

I had an outside mechanic run a fault code report on my X3 and one of the fault codes that showed up in the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) was (24386) 5F42 Gearbox limp-home operation. When I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
No wonder the 328 was so bad! When did they add...

No wonder the 328 was so bad! When did they add the GM6 to the 328? Couldn't have been in 2007 as I would have noticed these problems. So are the X3 and 328 the only cars made with the GM6 or are...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
Yes, my loaner is a 2011 with 8K miles on it. My...

Yes, my loaner is a 2011 with 8K miles on it. My 2007 shifted like butter too. I thought it was very odd and my friend drove in it tonight and said it was horrible as well.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
As my X3 continues to be "repaired" or whatever...

As my X3 continues to be "repaired" or whatever it is they are doing for 3+ days without any communication, I was given a 328xi as a loaner car. Prior to buying my CPO X3, I leased a new 328xi for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
Well I made it pretty easy for them in terms of...

Well I made it pretty easy for them in terms of coding, I emailed a detailed list of bulletin numbers and things I wanted fixed before my original warranty runs out in April. SA told me he forwarded...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,693
Posted By rlgarry
I would absolutely use the lemon law and get your...

I would absolutely use the lemon law and get your money back. This is only the start of your problems with this car. I bought a 2007 CPO X3 as well but by the time I realized what a lemon it was,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
Well, I brought my car into BMW today for the...

Well, I brought my car into BMW today for the transmission problems again today. I had the mechanic take a ride with me so I could try to duplicate the problems. When discussing my X3 and all the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
Most Updated Software Codes?

I had an outside certified BMW mechanic inspect my car and run a diagnostic test as well as check the software codes. He stated the the most up to date DME was MS_V801 and the EGS was GM1912. Not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
Thanks! The key to happiness is getting rid of...

Thanks! The key to happiness is getting rid of this X3 before I am done with BMW's forever. But I am not going down without a fight...I have both documentation and perseverance. Sanity is the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act

Spent all day on the phone with Lemon Law attorneys and got no answers. The only thing I found out is that since I bought my car used, the only law that I could potentially use is the "Magnuson-Moss...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,636
Posted By rlgarry
Just curious what dealer you go to in NH? I live...

Just curious what dealer you go to in NH? I live in Mass and the dealers I have dealt with are not great and will not go out of their way for you without a major fight. I would love to find a new...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
Question: What happens if I actually bought the...

Question: What happens if I actually bought the car at BMW of Manhattan but live in Mass and registered the car in Mass? Do the Mass used car lemon laws still apply or do I have to go by the NY...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 340,081
Posted By rlgarry
Thank you! This is very helpful!

Thank you! This is very helpful!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 64,133
Posted By rlgarry
That's a very good point. I know that when I...

That's a very good point. I know that when I brought the car into BMW they checked the tires and said they were overinflated and lowered them. Then I had it rebalanced at the tire place hoping that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,590
Posted By rlgarry
Thank you! I got the Pirelli Scorpion ones at...

Thank you! I got the Pirelli Scorpion ones at Town Fair Tire in NH and they have a great 30 day ride guarantee. I can swap them out as many times until I am happy. Of course I really don't want to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 64,133
Posted By rlgarry
Thank you for the response! Yes, they are...

Thank you for the response! Yes, they are inflated properly but I will make sure again tomorrow. I have already driven over 500 miles on them so they should be broken in a little right? They are...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,590
Posted By rlgarry
Clarification Help on Tire Choices

Ok, I just replaced my 2007 X3 tires with the same OEM Pirelli Scorpion STR tires. Since replacing them, the new tires are horrible and bounce and thrash you around. Seems odd since the same tires...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 64,133
Posted By rlgarry
Problem with Pirelli Scorpion Replacement Tires

I just replaced my tires on my 2007 X3 with the original factory tires (the ones that were on there), the Pirelli Scorpion STR and the new tires are a complete nightmare! They are incredibly bouncy...
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