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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By Collie1
Great. I will give it a try. Do I need to...

Great. I will give it a try. Do I need to download an app on my iphone?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-26-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By Collie1
If you are getting an alert that says something...

If you are getting an alert that says something like no start in x amount of miles and is counting down, and you are already past 9000 miles then it is time for an oil change and DEF replenishment. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By Collie1
No. "No Messages" is what I see.

No. "No Messages" is what I see.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-09-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By Collie1
Thanks. I still can not get office to work w/...

Thanks. I still can not get office to work w/ iphone 5. Did you need a special connector cable? I never had an issue w/ the BB Bold.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-30-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By Collie1
Iphone 5 w/Office feature - does this pair?

Does the new iphone 5 pair so we can still use the office function? Currently, I am using the bb bold that pairs great so that I can use the office feature to see my emails/text on the nav screen. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,588
Posted By Collie1
I will take the phone pix...so service can see...

I will take the phone pix...so service can see the icon, fob, and alert notice. I have always used the same key fob. Is that a no-no? Maybe it is the fob battery? Should I be rotating them?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-10-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,588
Posted By Collie1
BMW service could not find (or reproduce) the...

BMW service could not find (or reproduce) the problem, and said it was a fluke. It happened again two days ago in the garage. I turned it off, and it did restart.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-01-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,588
Posted By Collie1
I have only used the same key fob since driving...

I have only used the same key fob since driving it off the lot January 2011. The other one was in a drawer in the hall chest.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-01-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,588
Posted By Collie1
Remote not in ignition...car may not re-start

Has anyone had this prompt? A pix of a key w/ a slash thru it popped up when the car was started, and then the nav screen said that the remote was not in the iginition and the car may not re-start. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-29-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,968
Posted By Collie1
It's ok. Doesn't really bother me. It is a...

It's ok. Doesn't really bother me. It is a little louder going up an incline. I don't mind the idle at all...that sounds cool. It is a great car and I don't have to visit the gas station as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,791
Posted By Collie1
When the time comes to replace the run flats...

When the time comes to replace the run flats (mine was about 25,000 miles)...opt for regular tires. Remember to add the spare in the back. There is room under the floor panel. My spare was $222. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-24-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By Collie1
Active Call, but no call made?

Has anyone experienced the Bluetooth engage without having made a call/or having an incoming call? The music will be interrupted, and the display will say Active Call **** and after it counts to 16...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,087
Posted By Collie1
If we decide to change to a regular tire and...

If we decide to change to a regular tire and ditch the run flats...where do we put a spare? It has a storage compartment under the rear cargo area, but that does not look large enough to store a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By Collie1
You are right...fuel. Oh...it does seem the...

You are right...fuel. Oh...it does seem the defrost comes on at the same time...I thought the car had a mind of it's own.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,493
Posted By Collie1
Mine does that periodically. But, I live where...

Mine does that periodically. But, I live where they pump the gas for me...so, I don't get out. I just close it when I see it open. Now, if someone could tell me why "snowflake" comes on whenever...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,122
Posted By Collie1
Some highway, but mostly local driving...always...

Some highway, but mostly local driving...always around 25.5 mpg. The convenience of not having to fill up so often is a huge bonus with diesels. :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,297
Posted By Collie1
I use my preset buttons to store my most...

I use my preset buttons to store my most frequently called phone numbers. I use the idrive for everthing else. If you go to Vehicle Settings...click on climate. You can turn off the rear climate,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-08-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,380
Posted By Collie1
Wink I think you should "try on" the X5 and see how it...

I think you should "try on" the X5 and see how it goes. You will have plenty of room for two adults, one booster, one car seat, and a stroller in the back. If your 4 yr old still likes to ride in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-08-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,380
Posted By Collie1
We have both...the BMW X5d and the JettaTDI. I...

We have both...the BMW X5d and the JettaTDI. I drive the BMW and my 17 yr old drives the Jetta. The BMW is just a better car. The VW has a nice ride and it gets 40+ mpg. It is a safe and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-21-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 26,639
Posted By Collie1
You should scout out the gas stations in your...

You should scout out the gas stations in your area to see who has diesel gas. When you see how convenient it will be to fill up...then you can cross that concern off your list. I love my x5d. Test...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,907
Posted By Collie1
I could probably do that on the highway, but...

I could probably do that on the highway, but around town I think I would get a ticket.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-27-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,928
Posted By Collie1
I have the regular seats and they are stiff. I...

I have the regular seats and they are stiff. I am always messing with the seat buttons trying to find a more comfortable position. Using lumbar support is overkill on these seats. Not comfy at...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-27-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,801
Posted By Collie1
I would not. We had an Explorer and drove it on...

I would not. We had an Explorer and drove it on the beach. We ended up with sand in the axle, and over time it damaged the SUV. We had to have the axle replaced. If you want to ride on the beach,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,907
Posted By Collie1
How do you get 30.1? I get 26. I would love to...

How do you get 30.1? I get 26. I would love to get 30.1!!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By Collie1
I got my car back yesterday. BMW told them to...

I got my car back yesterday. BMW told them to drive it with a monitor on it. They had to reprogram the computer. Everything good now.
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