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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-26-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,115
Posted By dostb
Hopefully it will be sorted out in future models....

Hopefully it will be sorted out in future models.

I just find it quite embarrassing when spending so much money on a car and it creaks and squeaks when touching the dashboard.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-25-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,115
Posted By dostb
I've experienced the same creaks and squeaks so...

I've experienced the same creaks and squeaks so I'm glad to hear that I am not the only one.

I find that it creaks and squeaks when the car has been standing in the sun. In actual fact, I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-30-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,095
Posted By dostb
Hi I've picked up the same issue with my...

Hi

I've picked up the same issue with my 2012 X5 3.0d that has about 12,000 miles on the clock.

The front tires seem to be wearing much faster than the rear tires, especially the outer part of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-27-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By dostb
Display Screen Quality

I own a 2012 320d Sport Auto with 9,000 km's on the clock and over the last couple of weeks the display screen on top of the dashboard has started rattling. If I push down on it the rattle stops...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-07-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,119
Posted By dostb
I just booked my car in and asked for a detailed...

I just booked my car in and asked for a detailed report on my car to determine if it was fixed before I took delivery of it.

They printed out the whole report and gave me a copy of it. The report...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-06-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,770
Posted By dostb
I have owned a number of BMW's, most of them...

I have owned a number of BMW's, most of them built locally in South Africa. I have not had any real major quality issues with them. In the last year, I have owned a F10 5 series, X5 and F30 320d.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-06-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By dostb
Braking system problems

I've had my 320d 8 speed Auto for about 3 months now and have started experiencing issues with the brakes when they are cold. I find that I have to push the brake pedal harder and harder as the car...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,119
Posted By dostb
Thank you everyone for responding. I will be...

Thank you everyone for responding.

I will be quite pissed if the car was dropped or damaged in shipment. How can I actually find out if this happened? Will the dealer tell me?

I also believe...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-05-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,119
Posted By dostb
I haven't experienced any wheel alignment issues...

I haven't experienced any wheel alignment issues but I also haven't checked my wheel alignment since I bought the car. The car doesn't pull to the left or right so it shouldn't be an issue.

I am...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-05-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,119
Posted By dostb
X5 Issues and quality

I purchased a 2012 X5 3.0 diesel in April 2012. Since then I have had a couple of issues that needed fixing.

Firstly, when I took delivery of the car, I noticed that the bottom part of the front...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-29-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,914
Posted By dostb
Hi Mergy My car has been to the place in...

Hi Mergy

My car has been to the place in Boksburg, it's called Executive Tyres. They balance the wheels on the car.

My car was there last week Friday and although it is better, it is not 100%...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,914
Posted By dostb
Hi Mergy, Glad to hear that I am not the...

Hi Mergy,

Glad to hear that I am not the only person with this issue in South Africa. I am seriously thinking about writing to CAR magazine about this so that more people in SA know about this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,914
Posted By dostb
Thank you very much for all the feeback, much...

Thank you very much for all the feeback, much appreciated!

I got my car back on Friday after it was sent away for the wheel and rims to be balanced on the car. The wheel alignment was also checked...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,914
Posted By dostb
F10 Vibration Issues

I purchased a brand new 520d in January 2012. Since then, my car has been back to the dealer 7 times for a vibration issue.

When travelling between 100km/h and 120km/h, I could feel a vibration...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By dostb
Great

Thanks for all the responses. I will try find a similar product in South Africa and see if it works.
I applied silicone spray to the door seals but never though it could be the shadowline trim.
I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By dostb
Aircon noises and creaking doors

I purchased a brand new 320d with the optional sports package 3 months ago. It is a great car but it has a couple of funny noises that I want to find out if it is a common problem amongst other 3...
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