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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By henrycyao
Yeah, my local Stevens creek dealer wants to sell...

Yeah, my local Stevens creek dealer wants to sell me another extended warranty instead of BMW extended warranty. So I am not surprised. I don't intend to buy warranty.

On another question, I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-20-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By henrycyao
Do you mean autoenginuity? I can't seem to find...

Do you mean autoenginuity? I can't seem to find autogrnuity.

Is this the right comany? http://www.autoenginuity.com/
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By henrycyao
Does that mean only dealer can get the code or is...

Does that mean only dealer can get the code or is that BMW scanner available for sale?


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By henrycyao
Lemon car? I doubt it. BMW don't honor warranty...

Lemon car? I doubt it. BMW don't honor warranty in those cases. If it has gone through the legal hassle, it should have been black listed.

I am curious why it is that low mileage as well.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By henrycyao
I drove the x5 recently to Lake Tahoe CA, then...

I drove the x5 recently to Lake Tahoe CA, then enter Yosmite on the east side. X5 35D was able to drive through 9000 ft above sea level without trouble. Although, I do feel slower at passing car up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By henrycyao
How does the old mechanical water pump fails in...

How does the old mechanical water pump fails in the Diesel? Does it die gradually as well? Do I hear high fan noise before it fail?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-05-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,686
Posted By henrycyao
Personally, I would not touch the 3 series or 5...

Personally, I would not touch the 3 series or 5 series diesel until BMW proves that they solved the carbon build up in the latest generation of technology. So, even if someone wants a diesel, a quick...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,809
Posted By henrycyao
For those that filled it up once a month, how...

For those that filled it up once a month, how many gallons did you use over how many miles? This should gives us an idea of how quickly does passive will run out. Looks like I will be refilling my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,809
Posted By henrycyao
2010 X5 35D Diesel Exhaust Urea Reservo

This does not seem to be a common problem. I searched and did not see too many pop ups. It may be due to other factors.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,809
Posted By henrycyao
When I ran low on DEF, I added into the tank. The...

When I ran low on DEF, I added into the tank. The warning message goes away as soon as I start the engine. It seems odd if it has not clear yet. Perhaps you need to clean the sensor as suggested...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-29-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By henrycyao
You will not get a good deal from trade in....

You will not get a good deal from trade in. Always treat the deals as separate transactions. If you have time, you get better deal doing a private party sell by yourself. If you don't, just eat the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,829
Posted By henrycyao
My favorite feature is definitely adaptive drive....

My favorite feature is definitely adaptive drive.

I know I complained about NAV in searching. I really hate it's search algorithm. Instead, I use the NAV as a map to tell me ahead of time the turn...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By henrycyao
We need more sticky on some frequently asked...

We need more sticky on some frequently asked questions. It shows up on the top of the app and reduces the number of redundant threads.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,191
Posted By henrycyao
I hate the nav. It never seem to find any place...

I hate the nav. It never seem to find any place in San Jose and asked you for zip code!


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By henrycyao
Actually, Mobil 1's web site is wrong about our...

Actually, Mobil 1's web site is wrong about our engine oil. I tried to put in BMW X5 diesel and it give me this:

http://www.mobiloil.com/USA-English/MotorOil/Oils/Mobil_1_0W-40.aspx

Note on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By henrycyao
Try to get low ash synthetic oil. That is...

Try to get low ash synthetic oil. That is required for Diesel if I recall correctly.

This is what I found on the web.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,656
Posted By henrycyao
This recall sounds awfully like the problem I...

This recall sounds awfully like the problem I read on this forum regarding the driveshaft failure. I wonder if those are related. It seem like a pretty big issue if you ask me.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By henrycyao
I am surprised that they would discontinuing the...

I am surprised that they would discontinuing the 2014 X5 diesel considering the old one was sold quite well. Although, I barely see X5 on the road. I always thought those are due to supply constraint.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By henrycyao
I just put on a set of new tires today. The ride...

I just put on a set of new tires today. The ride is significantly improved. Guess what? It is the same Michellin Lattitude Tour HP Run Flat Tire as what I had before. When your tire is new with more...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-05-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By henrycyao
AGM is important safety factor. If I recall, the...

AGM is important safety factor. If I recall, the lead acid battery have exhaust which need to be clear out. Since these are inside the car, it gets into the cabin. Those exhaust are not good for you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By henrycyao
I have third row seats. I got it mostly for self...

I have third row seats. I got it mostly for self leveling suspension. That one will break eventually. So that is a maintenance item. The self level suspension helps the car from drooping and keep...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,651
Posted By henrycyao
I found this over at E60 forums. ...

I found this over at E60 forums.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=691644

It has the pictures of those little plastic parts. Are those the one on E70 X5?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,570
Posted By henrycyao
When you say shattered, did it break into tiny...

When you say shattered, did it break into tiny little glasses and spray all over the rear location. Or is it glass still in the same location just fracture inside. The former should not happen and is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By henrycyao
I tried pushing it back. It pop right back. It is...

I tried pushing it back. It pop right back. It is hard. It may be something moved out of place.



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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By henrycyao
I will ask the next time I drop by dealership. ...

I will ask the next time I drop by dealership.


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