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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-06-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By cravin
Just re-read the post and with no crank or...

Just re-read the post and with no crank or anything, it's something along the chain of battery, starter, solenoid
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By cravin
Relay is a cheap part to try first. I just had...

Relay is a cheap part to try first. I just had to have my starter replaced.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By cravin
I guess the rails may only be part of the third...

I guess the rails may only be part of the third row seating option. Looking around for the last few minutes, only see them on cars with third row in the pics
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By cravin
Yep, it's from the rails in your trunk to be able...

Yep, it's from the rails in your trunk to be able to secure something to the floor.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,884
Posted By cravin
If he's distancing himself from it, then he could...

If he's distancing himself from it, then he could very easily could be distancing himself from an expensive mistake that he may have made.

Right now, what recourse do you have? None.

To get...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By cravin
Misfire being caused by a bad coil is my guess.

Misfire being caused by a bad coil is my guess.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By cravin
You probably just have bad luck. Your bags are...

You probably just have bad luck. Your bags are most likely leaking as well. And as fred mentioned, it requires registration if you want your battery to last
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-18-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,161
Posted By cravin
Here's my opinion with two really large kids. ...

Here's my opinion with two really large kids. The third row is invaluable. Just like you said, on the rare occasions where they want kids to come home with them from school or something, there's...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-18-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,445
Posted By cravin
Nice. Prime candidate for CPO

Nice. Prime candidate for CPO
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-10-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By cravin
Glad it was resolved for you. Silly that they...

Glad it was resolved for you. Silly that they have to remove so much to get to it, but once done, starts like brand new.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By cravin
I just replaced the starter

I just replaced the starter
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By cravin
I'm thinking maybe a failing alternator? He...

I'm thinking maybe a failing alternator? He starts the car, goes to wherever, tries to restart but battery is drained. Sits for a half hour, battery builds back a little bit of a charge and then...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By cravin
Try the fuel pump relay. It's a cheap part. If...

Try the fuel pump relay. It's a cheap part. If not it, sounds like your battery, which you've already ordered
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By cravin
Is it cranking at all when you try to restart it?...

Is it cranking at all when you try to restart it? How old is your battery?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,256
Posted By cravin
Could always just wrap a rubber band around the...

Could always just wrap a rubber band around the knobs ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-14-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By cravin
Also hate to be the bearer of bad news, but...

Also hate to be the bearer of bad news, but cracked radiators are a known issue with the X5, so you may be in for a more expensive fix than a bottle of coolant. I'd recommend going to a mechanic to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-13-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By cravin
Just like with anything new, I'm obviously paying...

Just like with anything new, I'm obviously paying close attention to it, but I think that the starter had been failing since last winter. Few times here and there where car didn't want to turn over...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By cravin
I already popped a new relay in at the start of...

I already popped a new relay in at the start of winter since my car was getting "cranky" in the morning when trying to start in the cold. As mentioned, at least it cranked and then would start on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By cravin
They just tested everything and it's a shot...

They just tested everything and it's a shot starter. They found a code for the starter module. They also tested the system and everything stops at the starter. $800 repair which could have easily...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By cravin
My tip for bulb replacement is to put the new...

My tip for bulb replacement is to put the new bulb into the space first, and then connect the cable. Makes it easier than dealing with the short cable attached to the bulb.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By cravin
No crank makes me cranky

Nasty cold streak we've been having. Went out for my morning coffee run and no crank at all. Knew it wasn't battery since mine is new and everything else lit up fine. Tried to charge and jump anyhow...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138
Posted By cravin
But it also means run flats, which would keep a...

But it also means run flats, which would keep a mom w/ small kids from having to pull over on the side of a highway to worry about changing a tire.

Back to the first question, all E70s had the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,515
Posted By cravin
The button/key fob only open the hatch by...

The button/key fob only open the hatch by default. It can be coded to close, but that's not standard
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,260
Posted By cravin
BridgestoneŽ DUELER H/L 400 P255/55R18

BridgestoneŽ DUELER H/L 400 P255/55R18
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,260
Posted By cravin
I haven't driven on rft michelins. Just going off...

I haven't driven on rft michelins. Just going off of the reviews. If we were comparing michelins to some cheap Chinese tire, then sure the Michelins would be night and day better. All I'm saying is...
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