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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-30-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By BenF12400
Question Aren't you a little concerned about the amount of...

Aren't you a little concerned about the amount of personal data you gave a sales manager for a car? Most people need less info for a home purchase. Bank statements? Pay stubs? Wow
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-23-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By BenF12400
Have never leased a vehicle; the more I read...

Have never leased a vehicle; the more I read these posts, the more I realize that for the average person leasing requires a lot of patience and calculations. I know many on this site are really good...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,936
Posted By BenF12400
Great photos. Still find it difficult to accept...

Great photos. Still find it difficult to accept that BMW will not do a voluntary recall - or at least an inspection - for a problem that could leave a driver stranded/injured/maybe dead.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By BenF12400
We have two older BMWs (2011 and 2006) that we...

We have two older BMWs (2011 and 2006) that we take to a local Indy; the X5 I drive is a 2013 whose warranty will expire end of April 2016. When I mentioned it to the Indy here he said to bring it...
Forum: BMW Dealer Ratings and Feedback Forum 12-17-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By BenF12400
Carfax will buy back a vehicle only if they fail...

Carfax will buy back a vehicle only if they fail to acknowledge damage reported by the DMV (I was looking for a used vehicle for one of my kids; all dealers here have a free Carfax online - this is...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-12-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By BenF12400
How about Maryland dealers? There are lots of...

How about Maryland dealers? There are lots of them - about 5 in the DC area, plus Towson, Annapolis.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-11-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By BenF12400
Just as a reference point, BMW of Rockville,...

Just as a reference point, BMW of Rockville, Maryland (I know, not in your neighborhood) has 3 2016 X3s, from $45-46,000 (all very low mileage) and some 2015 for bout $41,000. They have about 180...
Forum: General BMW Questions 12-03-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By BenF12400
There is a specific type of glue to fasten...

There is a specific type of glue to fasten "standard" rearview mirrors - sold in auto parts stores - have replaced a few and they never fell off. Don't know if you had some special sensors in your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-02-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By BenF12400
This may not be helpful - I have 19"...

This may not be helpful - I have 19" Continental RF (OEM) - with 42,000 miles and decent tread, original alignment
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-01-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By BenF12400
You can get money back if you are (already) a...

You can get money back if you are (already) a BMWCCA member.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,184
Posted By BenF12400
Watch out for a "deluge" of used cars from...

Watch out for a "deluge" of used cars from Texas
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-19-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,344
Posted By BenF12400
Don't let the dealers know you are a physician -...

Don't let the dealers know you are a physician - if you do, expect the extra "courtesy markup" because "all doctors are rich" (and poor businessmen - except maybe radiologists and orthopods)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-13-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 954
Posted By BenF12400
Have multi-contour seats. Only vehicle I have...

Have multi-contour seats. Only vehicle I have driven in the past 20 years that does not give me back pain. Glad I splurged on this. Additional benefit - wife fell off a horse 300 miles away, broke...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By BenF12400
Did not hear an alarm at the time.

Did not hear an alarm at the time.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By BenF12400
Question Angel eyes flashing on and off

I could not find any info on this in the owners manual or on this forum. 2013 X5 3.5i; the other day I locked the vehicle (comfort access), went in the house for a few minutes, came back out and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-27-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,232
Posted By BenF12400
It's free...when it breaks

It's free...when it breaks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By BenF12400
It's not a recall at this point - it's a...

It's not a recall at this point - it's a "component-specific" warranty extension to 10 years/120,000 miles. Go to a dealer first.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-20-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,936
Posted By BenF12400
It's still not a "recall" so we can't tell a...

It's still not a "recall" so we can't tell a dealer the vehicle is "recalled".
Nice photo, tcoke - did you get rid of the vehicle?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-16-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,936
Posted By BenF12400
Good move

Good move
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-16-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,002
Posted By BenF12400
I am also amazed that I have 42,000 miles on...

I am also amazed that I have 42,000 miles on these tires. I picked up the vehicle at the performance center - maybe they're a little more careful in that situation (doubtful). Might consider the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-16-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,936
Posted By BenF12400
The letter actually says the limited warranty is...

The letter actually says the limited warranty is "component specific" (in two places in the letter). Suggests that they don't consider themselves responsible if your drive shaft impales the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,002
Posted By BenF12400
Was going to start a new thread re: new tires but...

Was going to start a new thread re: new tires but maybe I can get some responses here. Currently have close to 42,000 miles on OEM Continental runflats on a 2013 X5 3.5. Tread still looks...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-25-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By BenF12400
Good work, Pax5. They replaced it because they...

Good work, Pax5. They replaced it because they found a problem They probably weren't too concerned about your family in the vehicle; probably every customer with an X5 is coming in with the same...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,330
Posted By BenF12400
News just showed that 5 grad students from U of...

News just showed that 5 grad students from U of West Virginia made the discovery of the cheating
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By BenF12400
This is now at least the third thread on this...

This is now at least the third thread on this problem (or non-problem as BMW seems to imply). The letter says the extension of the warranty is "component specific" which could be strictly interpreted...
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