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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-27-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 575
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks. Have you done this reset? If you...

Thanks.

Have you done this reset? If you have the correct software, is it just editing one or two input fields?

Thanks again.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-27-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 575
Posted By RPsX5d
smyles - can you (or anyone else who is familiar...

smyles - can you (or anyone else who is familiar with this) confirm the following:

a reset is definitely needed after a transfer case fluid change
There are no such resets for transmission and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-27-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 575
Posted By RPsX5d
Okay now I am confused about the transfer case...

Okay now I am confused about the transfer case reset . . . here is what I understood it to be based on what I read (and some of which I have quoted in my earlier post) . . .

Transfer case fluid...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-27-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 575
Posted By RPsX5d
smyles - thanks! After I got an idea about...

smyles - thanks!

After I got an idea about what this is, I read up some more . . . for others who may want to know more . . .

From a BMW tech/manual (not confirmed) . . .
"Oil Monitoring is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 575
Posted By RPsX5d
By "center differential" are you referring to the...

By "center differential" are you referring to the transfer case?

What is an "adaptation sensor reset"? I could be wrong here - BMW maintenance recommendation does not call for a transfer case oil...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,035
Posted By RPsX5d
I think this is reasonable . . . with the...

I think this is reasonable . . . with the following caveats . . .
Are you gettng the **EXACT** car you originally ordered?
Did you incur any cancellation charges - airline/hotel, etc . . . if...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,035
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - if I were you I would not take delivery of...

OP - if I were you I would not take delivery of the car (it is nowhere near what you want), do what New2BimmerWorld is suggesting AND ask BMW to give you a loaner until the new car with the right...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,874
Posted By RPsX5d
No I did not have any leaks since the...

No I did not have any leaks since the transmission oil change . . . it is now about 12,000 miles since this change - no leaks.

I also changed the two differentials and the transfer case oils -...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-17-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By RPsX5d
You best bet is to look up RealOEM...

You best bet is to look up RealOEM (http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/select) and punch in the last 7 digits of your VIN. This will give you the exact bulb you need.

Alternatively, call your local...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-06-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,330
Posted By RPsX5d
I have a 2011 X5d . . . I did *not* buy it used,...

I have a 2011 X5d . . . I did *not* buy it used, but I can certainly offer you a data point on how good (or bad) this vehicle has been.

Odometer on my X5d is around 82,000 miles - mixture of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By RPsX5d
Recalling from memory - yes there was a...

Recalling from memory - yes there was a re-program involved . . . I believe to let the system know a new device/connection has been installed. This re-program was one of the most clumsiest ones I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-05-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - I am with ard on this one - dealer did not...

OP - I am with ard on this one - dealer did not complete the job as promised . . . a properly working hitch PLUS all other parts working like they did prior to this hitch install.

Yes I would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-30-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,448
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 The first time I printed out the spec ard...

+1

The first time I printed out the spec ard had put up on a different thread and showed it to the mechanic at the AAA certified shop I use (Automotive Consultants (http://www.acdublin.com/), yes...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-23-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 for Menzerna PowerLock . . . I apply two...

+1 for Menzerna PowerLock . . .

I apply two coats and let each one cure overnight . . . I know it is probably an overkill but if I time it correct (as to when I do this), overnight cure is not an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-22-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,100
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 Mine (2011MY diesel with Option 214...

+1

Mine (2011MY diesel with Option 214 wheels and 3rd row) routinely returns 21.9 - 22.3 mpg (about 60/40 city/hwy). When the car was new it used to return 23.3 mpg. It just crossed 80,000...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-22-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,100
Posted By RPsX5d
^^^ Do you have the 3rd row seat option and/or...

^^^ Do you have the 3rd row seat option and/or the 20 inch wheel/tire option (Option 214)?

Yes that is excellent mpg! :thumbup:
Forum: The Detail Department 04-19-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By RPsX5d
I have tried both Pinnacle waterless...

I have tried both Pinnacle waterless (http://www.autogeek.net/pinnacle-waterless-car-wash.html) wash and Optimum No Rinse (ONR) (http://www.autogeek.net/no-rinse-wash.html). Neither generates the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-19-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By RPsX5d
Two thought camps - one says don't change...

Two thought camps - one says don't change transmission fluid, just follow BMW recommendation of "lifetime". The second camp says change it around 50-70,000 miles for trouble free transmission. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-18-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By RPsX5d
Could not agree with you more! :thumbup:

Could not agree with you more! :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,445
Posted By RPsX5d
Video: How to access hidden menu...

Video: How to access hidden menu (https://youtu.be/envKMwftf6w)

PDF: Hidden OBC Menu (http://www.scoopz.com/m5board/E60_Hidden_OBC_Instructions.pdf)

07.00 - Menu option for Engine Coolant...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-12-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,445
Posted By RPsX5d
Just my opinion / experience . . . diesels are...

Just my opinion / experience . . . diesels are great, 300/500,000 miles for this engine is nothing . . . you are more likely to get tired of the car than the car actually falling apart - provided it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-11-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,445
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 My 2011 (June 2010 build) has been...

+1

My 2011 (June 2010 build) has been running near flawless . . . currently at ~80,000 miles and running like a champ . . . just got back from a 1,800 mile run, absolutely no issues.

Initially...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By RPsX5d
I don't think so . . . the key FOB is just a...

I don't think so . . . the key FOB is just a device to transfer information stored in your vehicle to the SA's advisors computer . . . so either key should work

It would be nice if we had access...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-02-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By RPsX5d
As I understand it - there are two settings - ...

As I understand it - there are two settings -
(a) a hard coded date - even if you left your car parked in the garage for the entire time, after this date iDrive will show an amber oil change...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - thanks for sharing this info . . . my exact...

OP - thanks for sharing this info . . . my exact problem . . . I too have the X5 Oyster color . . . yes the paint wears off around the wings edges on the driver's seat - I tend to step out of the car...
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