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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By amt7565
Thanks. This was the first time had to top off...

Thanks. This was the first time had to top off since my purchase. The vehicle has been through 3 texas summers.
If I have to do it again anytime soon then that would definitely give me more...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By amt7565
I read a copy of the electronic manual and in the...

I read a copy of the electronic manual and in the 'Coolant' section describes the steps to fill the coolant tank. Step 6, states to "Have the cause of the coolant loss eliminated as soon as possible"...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-24-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By amt7565
Extended warranty plans and prices

I am looking for some general advice for purchasing an extended warranty for my 2013 X5 currently at 37.5K miles. Like to keep her for at least 80K+ miles.

I asked someone at the dealership and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By amt7565
They claim a pressure check was done. See...

They claim a pressure check was done. See attached their findings. I turned the car in at 7AM. By 12;30 pm they called to say no leaks. Not sure what kind of pressure check was done.

At this point...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By amt7565
Ok thanks. I quite don't know what to do at this...

Ok thanks. I quite don't know what to do at this point. Dealer did not perform a pressure test. But they did probably visual inspection and such. Considering they think it's normal to have to fill up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By amt7565
So I took my vehicle to the dealer and had them...

So I took my vehicle to the dealer and had them do a check on the coolant. The agent, with a lot of conviction, told me that losing coolant is normal and unless it happens often- weeks/months, it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By amt7565
Btw- I drive 50 miles everyday for the past 9...

Btw- I drive 50 miles everyday for the past 9 months. The summer temperature is about 97-100 in Texas

Also a question; doesn't the dealer top off the coolant everytime you take it for service?...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By amt7565
OK I already filled it up. Initially the...

OK I already filled it up.
Initially the indicator came on when I started the vehicle and then went away immediately. But it was there in the Vehicle check status settings.

Now it's gone. I will...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By amt7565
OK got the distilled water. Thanks. The vehicle...

OK got the distilled water. Thanks.
The vehicle has about 36K miles. Is that an issue with getting the indicator to turn ON? I was under the impression this was normal. If that is the case I can...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By amt7565
Bottled water?

Bottled water?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By amt7565
I dont have distilled water...will tap water work?

I dont have distilled water...will tap water work?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By amt7565
How to add coolant

Hi All,
My coolant indicator turned on today (yellow). Any advice on how to fill it up? I did get a gallon of antifreeze from the dealership.

First I am trying to identify the coolant reservoir....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By amt7565
Thanks. Looks like I do need to have it washed...

Thanks. Looks like I do need to have it washed again and waxed.
Btw- it does take some extra pressure to take it off. Just doest not come off that easily.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By amt7565
Hi All, Thanks for your inputs. On closer...

Hi All,
Thanks for your inputs. On closer examination, this turned out to be something that looks like black tar. Not concrete/asphalt. Hence it was very stubborn to get out, especially under the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By amt7565
Looks like concrete splatter....

Hi All-
Very upset about this. Looks like the front of my vehicle has concrete splatter scattered at quite a few places on the front. It's over the hood and front.

Any suggestions for removal?
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,203
Posted By amt7565
Thanks all. Going to keep it the way it is for...

Thanks all. Going to keep it the way it is for now. Too much hassle to do more work on this.

thanks All
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,203
Posted By amt7565
That did not work guys. I just gave up. Today I...

That did not work guys. I just gave up. Today I took it back to Cartoys and had it rewired to the other circuit. Now the cam will just shut down when I turn the vehicle Off. Will not work in park...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,203
Posted By amt7565
Thanks for everyone's enthusiastic participation...

Thanks for everyone's enthusiastic participation and helping me resolve this issue.

I have some potentially good news. I called the manufacturer and they told me the camera has settings that have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,203
Posted By amt7565
Excellent responses, thanks it gives me so much...

Excellent responses, thanks it gives me so much added insight.

My initial concern was if it could damage any of the circuitry of the X5. If that is not at risk, then I have no problem spending a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,203
Posted By amt7565
Thanks for your responses. I have disconnected...

Thanks for your responses.
I have disconnected the unit's power cable and the message does not seem to appear anymore. A couple of more trips and I can confirm.

The dash obviously draws some...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,203
Posted By amt7565
Battery drain message after installing dashcam

Anyone has any advice on the battery drain message? I recently installed a dashcam at Cartoys. Apparently, it draws current in the PARK mode as well and this I suspect to be the cause of the problem....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,513
Posted By amt7565
Yep, pressure was alright. When I left the...

Yep, pressure was alright.

When I left the store with only the rear sets changed, I did notice a sluggishness. But then again this maybe my imagination.

Thanks for all the suggestions/comments...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By amt7565
Door thud

We all know how famous BMW is for the gentle thud sound that it generates when we close the doors. My car is barely 2 years and it appears the driver door has lost this capability. The thud is more...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,513
Posted By amt7565
Believe it or not I notice an instant difference...

Believe it or not I notice an instant difference in the driving after changing the front as well. When I drove with only the rear set changed I noticed a sudden sluggishness. I thought it might be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,513
Posted By amt7565
No these are run flats and cost $317 a piece....

No these are run flats and cost $317 a piece. Looks more like $190 a tire with discount.
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