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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By DJH01
I wouldn't get a used BMW without the CPO...

I wouldn't get a used BMW without the CPO warranty. If you do get a BMW, don't ignore the basic maintenance that you can get away with on other vehicles. This forum is a tremendous asset in that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,243
Posted By DJH01
The plastic can get brittle due to heat and...

The plastic can get brittle due to heat and break. It's a cheap part so it's easy to replace when everything is apart.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,243
Posted By DJH01
I just replaced the front brakes + rotors on my...

I just replaced the front brakes + rotors on my 06 X3 with the following:

Hawk HPS Performance Street brake pads (Part #: HB464F.764)
Centric Premium Rotor plain 120 series (Part #: 120.34075)
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,439
Posted By DJH01
I've only had a few issues unlike the original...

I've only had a few issues unlike the original poster. You will probably be fine. I had a certain expectation in mind after spending around 26K for a CPO'd 06 X3 3.0i since I could of purchased a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,439
Posted By DJH01
I consider that major. My wife and I are sun...

I consider that major. My wife and I are sun roof fans. I'd be really bummed if my sunroof broke on a 40+K vehicle. I believe my 06 has the improved cassette so I'm hopeful this won't happen to my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,439
Posted By DJH01
Looks to me like Honda came clean on this one. ...

Looks to me like Honda came clean on this one. IMO, BMW NA hasn't done the same on the 07 GM6 tranny issue ;) Fortunately, I have a 06 so this doesn't effect my vehicle. I'm very happy with my GM5...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,439
Posted By DJH01
That's good to know. I was wondering if 2 MAF's...

That's good to know. I was wondering if 2 MAF's in 35K miles was normal or not.


How many times did you need warranty work? Be honest. I certainly won't argue that the Civic and X3 are...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By DJH01
This is not true. Just be prepared for the...

This is not true. Just be prepared for the dealer to blame your phone for any TCU or phone functionality issues. There is a good chance your phone will pair but not all the features may work...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 106,775
Posted By DJH01
Sure.

Sure.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 106,775
Posted By DJH01
Very nice X3-terrestrial. For common issues how...

Very nice X3-terrestrial. For common issues how about a section on the SES light and fuel cap loose issues like SIB 12 08 07.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,403
Posted By DJH01
+ 1 on the thanks to X3-terrestrial. My wife...

+ 1 on the thanks to X3-terrestrial. My wife recently noticed this on our 06 X3. She has an appointment in 3 days for the last maintenance work before the 4 yr/50K warranty runs out. We'll have it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,439
Posted By DJH01
I can only speak of my experience with my 02...

I can only speak of my experience with my 02 Civic (auto transmission made in Japan, engine made in Anna, OH, and final assembly in East Liberty, OH) and my circle of family/friends over the last 20+...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,439
Posted By DJH01
Not true... I have a 02 Honda Civic with 103K...

Not true... I have a 02 Honda Civic with 103K miles and have had basically no problems other than a SRS issue which was the seatbelt latch and was covered by the lifetime Safety warranty.

Maybe...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By DJH01
Good luck in trying to get the dealer to apply...

Good luck in trying to get the dealer to apply SIB 84 21 06 without them verifying the problem. I tried that and the response I got is that they have to duplicate the problem before applying a s/w...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By DJH01
erikbmw1: At this point, I would see if if your...

erikbmw1: At this point, I would see if if your vehicle goes into sleep mode which should happen 16 minutes or so after the ignition is turned off. It appears that the led at the shifter P symbol...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By DJH01
Hispdstall: Just curious, are your phones on...

Hispdstall: Just curious, are your phones on the BMW approved list?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,322
Posted By DJH01
FWIW, my 06 X3 just got a new battery under...

FWIW, my 06 X3 just got a new battery under warranty and it's an Exide. I don't recall what the original one was though.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,807
Posted By DJH01
I've seen it once so far. At the time I was at...

I've seen it once so far. At the time I was at highway speed.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 25,975
Posted By DJH01
Hey fatbobk2162, so are your 2 phones on the...

Hey fatbobk2162, so are your 2 phones on the approved BMW phone list?

I'm aware of the reset trick but the next time I lose the bluetooth I want to get it to the dealer to see if they will apply...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,340
Posted By DJH01
Interesting. Thanks. Actually my ancient...

Interesting. Thanks. Actually my ancient Motorola V3 Razr is on the apporved list but my wife's Nokia is not. I just can't see how this is a phone issue. It sounds like bad firmware. I say that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 25,975
Posted By DJH01
Ditto on the TCU not going into sleep mode and...

Ditto on the TCU not going into sleep mode and draining my battery and needing a tow. So, I have read all the above threads and many phones were mentioned. Has anyone had a BMW-approved phone...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,340
Posted By DJH01
Non-BMW approved phones will pair just fine...

Non-BMW approved phones will pair just fine atleast in my experience. That is not the issue. I'm trying to correlate if having multiple non-approved phones caused my TCU to not go into sleep mode...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,340
Posted By DJH01
Curious... was your cell phone on the approved...

Curious... was your cell phone on the approved cell phone list for bluetooth? Both my wife's and my phone were paired and not on the approved phone list.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,340
Posted By DJH01
Thanks. Actually I don't have the small access...

Thanks. Actually I don't have the small access key. The prevailing theory in my case is that my wife's non-approved bluetooth cell phone is keeping the TCU from going into sleep mode regardless of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,754
Posted By DJH01
Very interesting, thanks. In the post you...

Very interesting, thanks. In the post you forwarded, it seems that the non-approved phone does not have to be close to the vehicle otherwise the battery would not have drained in the dealer's lot. ...
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