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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-20-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By tlim66
Where do you clear out the drain. I have cleared...

Where do you clear out the drain. I have cleared out the drain from the two drain tubes from the back hatch area. Is there another area to check
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By tlim66
I had the exact same problem one day. It has...

I had the exact same problem one day. It has rained many times since and it did not happen again and also have not used the sunroof for a few months as well. Had the dealer check and they did a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-06-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By tlim66
Centre Consol removal

Here is my problem. I use my ashtray to hold coins. Somehow a coin must have slipped past the front part of the ashtray in between the sliding cover and the front (towards the front of the car) of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,506
Posted By tlim66
I have a 2012 x5 in canada with the 2012 maps...

I have a 2012 x5 in canada with the 2012 maps version. It does not give me traffic info option. Will updating to 2014 maps give me traffic info.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-21-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By tlim66
So does that mean that if you buy a used key...

So does that mean that if you buy a used key (such as off craigslist or ebay) the key cannot be coded to the car, at least by the dealer. So the key must be matched to the car and only once, unless...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By tlim66
Is traffic flow available on the 2012 or just the...

Is traffic flow available on the 2012 or just the 2013
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By tlim66
Yes. It is the message as you would get if you...

Yes. It is the message as you would get if you start the car and then throw the key out the window. It shows up after the car us started, also after a door is open/closed while the car is still...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By tlim66
Signal interference was the initial thought but...

Signal interference was the initial thought but did not surface anything. Everything is original, no metallic tint or add in electronics... Everything was working fine for about a year, then this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By tlim66
The X5 has been in the shop for the past 4 days...

The X5 has been in the shop for the past 4 days after all the testing and different parts replacement they have not figured out the problem yet..... Well they do know the problem... Just not the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-18-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By tlim66
An update to the situation. After a few more...

An update to the situation. After a few more weeks of the same issue occurring the dealer has not figured out the actual cause. The non detection of the key does not seem to throw off any codes...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By tlim66
I thought about the RF interference but the only...

I thought about the RF interference but the only device I have is my Samsung S3 phone which I have had for over a year without issues. Was also thinking of a reception or detection issue but how do...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By tlim66
Ard. Thanks I did read your post and the PDF was...

Ard. Thanks I did read your post and the PDF was very informative of how the system is suppose to work. Unfortunately it does not have anything to try to troubleshoot the issue I am having.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By tlim66
Thanks for the suggestions. This problem just...

Thanks for the suggestions. This problem just started recently. Has been working fine for a year and I have not changed anything. It will happen with keys in my pocket, keys in my hand and even if...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By tlim66
Keyless Start issue

2012 X5d just started having a problem with the key being detected inside the car 'after' starting the car. Comfort Access works fine opening and locking the doors. The remote buttons all work fine....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-13-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,445
Posted By tlim66
Speaking of 'heads up'. Is the rear fog light...

Speaking of 'heads up'. Is the rear fog light switch in the same spot as heads up display switch?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-06-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By tlim66
I personally use it quite often. I use the...

I personally use it quite often. I use the consierge service to get directions and addresses sent directly while I am driving. Especially good on road trips. Also use it to send addresses from my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-16-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,960
Posted By tlim66
I am not sure if it is 'normal operation' for it...

I am not sure if it is 'normal operation' for it to not heat as well over time, but my point to the dealer would be that it wasn't always like this and something stopped working. I don't think the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-06-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By tlim66
Wiper blade replacement

I have a 2012 x5 and noticed that my driver side wiper blade was torn. It seemed like the wiper blade was stuck to the windshield with tree sap and upon turning them on ripped. Anyway, after removing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,459
Posted By tlim66
Sorry I meant how many miles will topping off...

Sorry I meant how many miles will topping off with 1 gallon before message comes back.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,459
Posted By tlim66
I just topped up the active tank with one gallon...

I just topped up the active tank with one gallon of DEF after getting the warning message. How long will one gallon last approximately.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-22-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By tlim66
When traveling, if something happens to the first...

When traveling, if something happens to the first key like getting lost or broken, it is nice to have a second one. Most tow truck drivers can get you into the car...
Now if the second key gets...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-20-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,644
Posted By tlim66
What kinda running boards do you have.

What kinda running boards do you have.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-18-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By tlim66
Could leaving the battery out for a length of...

Could leaving the battery out for a length of time cause the key to become inactive?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-18-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By tlim66
Comfort Access Key Placement

When going on a road trip I like to carry my second key with me in case of a mishap with my first key. I read the manual about leaving the second key and he it does not activate if locked with first...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-17-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 961
Posted By tlim66
Misfuelling restrictor

I have a 2012 x5 diesel. I was getting diesel today and when trying to fill up the diesel nozzle would not go into the fill pipe. After checking out why, I noticed the 'silver coloured' plate/flap...
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