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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By amt7565
Yep, pressure was alright. When I left the...

Yep, pressure was alright.

When I left the store with only the rear sets changed, I did notice a sluggishness. But then again this maybe my imagination.

Thanks for all the suggestions/comments...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By amt7565
Door thud

We all know how famous BMW is for the gentle thud sound that it generates when we close the doors. My car is barely 2 years and it appears the driver door has lost this capability. The thud is more...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By amt7565
Believe it or not I notice an instant difference...

Believe it or not I notice an instant difference in the driving after changing the front as well. When I drove with only the rear set changed I noticed a sudden sluggishness. I thought it might be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By amt7565
No these are run flats and cost $317 a piece....

No these are run flats and cost $317 a piece. Looks more like $190 a tire with discount.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By amt7565
So I am back at discount tire having the front...

So I am back at discount tire having the front sets also replaced. But they won't let me keep the spares as they claim they have to return them to Michelin. All 4 costing $885 out the door.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By amt7565
Thank you for all your valuable comments and...

Thank you for all your valuable comments and suggestions.

Based on these discussions it appears that it is safe for me to drive with the new tires in the rear axle only.

I paid $430.00 for both...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By amt7565
Thanks. Both tires came to $430.00. They only...

Thanks. Both tires came to $430.00. They only have 2 now in stock. So I can't buy both at this time.
Question is if not replacing all 4 is bad for the vehicle. I will replace the front shortly.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By amt7565
They want me to replace all 4 claiming...

They want me to replace all 4 claiming performance issues and not due to tread.
Thx.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By amt7565
flat tire and they want me to replace all.

Folks I have less than 18k miles on my run flats. Got a flat in the rear eight with a nail on the edge. So it can't be fixed. Discount tire wants me to replace all 4. They called Michelin and told...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-19-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By amt7565
Thanks, Lumpydog.

Thanks, Lumpydog.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By amt7565
How to upgrade navigation maps

Folks-
Anyone can explain how to upgrade the navigation maps? Mine is a 2013 model, but the map says 2012.

Thank you :thumbup:
AMT
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By amt7565
Not necessarily. When I pull into my office...

Not necessarily. When I pull into my office parking garage and park too close to the walls, it still beeps, without me even putting in reverse.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By amt7565
It never came on the screen. It was just the...

It never came on the screen. It was just the beeps...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By amt7565
I see Artist, Album and Track. See attached pic....

I see Artist, Album and Track. See attached pic. All this on Bluetooth
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By amt7565
Nop, did not reverse.

Nop, did not reverse.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By amt7565
Correct, I believe the USB interface would give...

Correct, I believe the USB interface would give you more options.
Note I am able to see song title though via BT. Did you click on the correct interface option using idrive?

Agree on the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By amt7565
Perfect, thank you.:thumbup: AMT

Perfect, thank you.:thumbup:

AMT
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By amt7565
Beep Beep at McDonalds

So I am in line at the drive through at McDonalds and suddenly hear a lot of beeps. Apparently the sensors are going off because the line is tight and vehicles in front and behind me a are too close...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By amt7565
Yes, I believe it can hold up to 600 lbs.

Yes, I believe it can hold up to 600 lbs.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By amt7565
My brand new X5 also deposits black stuff on the...

My brand new X5 also deposits black stuff on the bumper. It's easy to wipe off though.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By amt7565
Ashtray replacement

Anyone know if anything is there that will replace the ashtray? I have no use for it.

Ideas? :dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-02-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By amt7565
I was finally able to connect Pandora streaming...

I was finally able to connect Pandora streaming via Bluetooth. The sound quality is really good. For those trying it for the first time, make sure to select "other external devices" from the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-29-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By amt7565
OK thanks. I do use the phone option with BT, but...

OK thanks. I do use the phone option with BT, but just not the audio. Will keep trying.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-29-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By amt7565
Thanks NCMAG- I do have the 2013 and notice the...

Thanks NCMAG-
I do have the 2013 and notice the audio BT Option, however I can't get it to work.
My phone is an iphone4. Is yours 4 or 5?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-29-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By amt7565
Anyone know how I can download Apps in my X5?...

Anyone know how I can download Apps in my X5? Will that enhance Pandora control functions?
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