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Forum: General BMW 10-18-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By BuckCarew
Aux Input Charging Problems

When I plug my iPod into my aux input and plug it into charge the input on the businessman radio disappears. Does anyone have any insight into this problem?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-10-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By BuckCarew
I drove the 09 in sept. of 08. same basic...

I drove the 09 in sept. of 08. same basic dementions as the outback but felt smaller. Love my X3 w/ sp!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By BuckCarew
I test drove a Forrester before I bought my X3...

I test drove a Forrester before I bought my X3 last year; it feels tiny, not an impressive drive at all. I then tried the Outback, it handled better, had better gearing ratios than the Forrester. The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,649
Posted By BuckCarew
I believe that Samsung was building the Dells a...

I believe that Samsung was building the Dells a few years back, I think they were assembling the HP stuff as well.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2009, 04:12 AM
Replies: 29
Poll: Drl
Views: 1,933
Posted By BuckCarew
Not only do I keep the drl activated, I turn on...

Not only do I keep the drl activated, I turn on my driving lights and headlights during the daytime. I have found that I get cut off a lot less on the highway and I find that people tend to get out...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,343
Posted By BuckCarew
I just hooked up the aux jack a few days ago. I...

I just hooked up the aux jack a few days ago. I temporarily have it poking out from under the dash panel in the foot well until I decide where to put it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2009, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,568
Posted By BuckCarew
I had a similar problem with my 06, running a...

I had a similar problem with my 06, running a little rough until it got warmed up. Dealer told me it was clogged fuel injectors and they could service them for $189 or use a fuel additive fuel...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By BuckCarew
I'm not 100% sure but I think they also get...

I'm not 100% sure but I think they also get around US import tariffs.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,315
Posted By BuckCarew
One other factor to consider is how many miles...

One other factor to consider is how many miles she is going to drive per year with regard to taking advantage of the CPO. The CPO coverage is from the original date of service, so unless she puts a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,055
Posted By BuckCarew
Its not in just any rain. The scenario for me has...

Its not in just any rain. The scenario for me has been: extremely heavy rain for very long periods and extended periods at 65mph+ and not touching the brakes for a very long period, 10-20 minutes. I...
Forum: General BMW 04-19-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,079
Posted By BuckCarew
I got a couple of very nice key chains. I'm...

I got a couple of very nice key chains. I'm thinking that the Lexus dealer was making way too much money on that car to give away such nice things. I'd rather have that money in my pocket.
Forum: General BMW 04-18-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By BuckCarew
Congratulations. I love my 06 X3 SP as well, I...

Congratulations. I love my 06 X3 SP as well, I just got it in October. Haven't enjoyed driving this much in years.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,732
Posted By BuckCarew
I would do a google seach: install bluetooth bmw...

I would do a google seach: install bluetooth bmw 2007 x3. I found good instructions for installing iPod system that way.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,591
Posted By BuckCarew
Does the Dice pause the iPod when the phone rings?

Does the Dice pause the iPod when the phone rings?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By BuckCarew
Imagine the M3 V8 in an X3! WOW!

Imagine the M3 V8 in an X3! WOW!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,212
Posted By BuckCarew
If BMW is paying they will not pay for rotors...

If BMW is paying they will not pay for rotors unless you need them. I just had my inspection 1 at 29,000 miles and they replace the rear pads only, the rotors were at 21mm and were not replaced. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,052
Posted By BuckCarew
It is covered under warranty.

It is covered under warranty.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2009, 03:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,007
Posted By BuckCarew
A friend of mine had a similar situation with his...

A friend of mine had a similar situation with his 04 or 05 M3, went of the road, tore up the underside of the car. The first shop did not get it right on the first or second try, the second shop...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2009, 03:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,055
Posted By BuckCarew
I only have the problem when in heavy rain after...

I only have the problem when in heavy rain after very long stretches. It doesn't annoy me, it scares the stuffing out of me! A friend of mine had the same issue in his 04 or 05 M3 but never in his 06.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,055
Posted By BuckCarew
Got my 06 X3 SP back last night; my SA told me...

Got my 06 X3 SP back last night; my SA told me that BMW told them that it is a "driving characteristic" I said "design flaw", he said "driving characteristic" and chuckled a little and explained that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,055
Posted By BuckCarew
I have the same issue. My car is in for a service...

I have the same issue. My car is in for a service now and they said I needed rear brakes and the service advisor thinks this may fix it. When it happens to me the car will pull to the side which...
Forum: General BMW 04-13-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By BuckCarew
Well, you could ask the dealer to CPO (certified...

Well, you could ask the dealer to CPO (certified pre-owned) which extends most of the original warranty out to 6yrs/100,000 miles; I'm sure they would charge extra for that if it were an option. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,472
Posted By BuckCarew
I find that my two year old doesn't even notice...

I find that my two year old doesn't even notice the rough ride, my wife does. I didn't have the car when he was an infant, but my wife had a 01 CRV that had a very bouncy ride; the baby never even...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,052
Posted By BuckCarew
Welcome. My 06 w/ premium and sport packages is...

Welcome. My 06 w/ premium and sport packages is at the dealer having a bunch of minor things fixed including the peeling steering wheel and a few other peeling parts being replaced. Love my 06.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,154
Posted By BuckCarew
aeudian, whose iPod control system are you using?

aeudian, whose iPod control system are you using?
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