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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By gfeiner
This is the x3 f25 subforum (2011+ x3). You want...

This is the x3 f25 subforum (2011+ x3). You want the x3 e83 subforum (2004-2010 x3)


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-19-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By gfeiner
13k overdue. If OP did that, he/she is on the...

13k overdue. If OP did that, he/she is on the hook for repair costs. I wouldn't be surprised if more problems surface down the road due to that sludge buildup. You will never get it all out.

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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-09-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By gfeiner
Send tim330i a private message Sent from...

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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By gfeiner
U want free map updates? If so, you wont get that...

U want free map updates? If so, you wont get that kind of help here. Try google.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-14-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By gfeiner
Yeah but in that situation the auto-relock...

Yeah but in that situation the auto-relock feature doesn't engage for a few minutes. Not sure how long but it is more than enough time for anyone else who happened to be near the car in the OP's...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-14-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By gfeiner
Try the E83 subforum. This is the F25 subforum

Try the E83 subforum. This is the F25 subforum
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-07-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By gfeiner
Every dealer is different whether or not they...

Every dealer is different whether or not they recommend tcase and transmission fluid changes. BMW's official stance is those are lifetime fluids. I certainly do not agree with that. The only reason...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-06-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By gfeiner
I've done a transfer case fluid flush recently....

I've done a transfer case fluid flush recently. It does require a VTG re-calibration of the transfer case using proprietary BMW software The BMW TIS documentation for the F25 states this. Get...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-06-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By gfeiner
Also consider that a dealership does not have an...

Also consider that a dealership does not have an infinite supply of loaners. It is possible they can run out if many customers came in before you wanting a loaner. It has happened to me. In such a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-05-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By gfeiner
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-05-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By gfeiner
Be grateful you got a loaner in the 1st place....

Be grateful you got a loaner in the 1st place. They are not obligated to give you one.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-30-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,156
Posted By gfeiner
X drive question

I rotate front to back. Since bmw uses tires that are intended to rotate in a particular direction, you cant rotate any other way (ie side to side) unless you dismount the tires from the rim in order...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-29-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,156
Posted By gfeiner
Ah ok. So considering diameter, then measuring...

Ah ok. So considering diameter, then measuring tread depth differences is like measuring radius difference (assuming tires compared are same size, brand and model) and 2R = D. So for the average joe...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-29-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By gfeiner
Same here but they only had it a day. One day I...

Same here but they only had it a day. One day I noticed white residue spots all over the hoses underneath the tank and I touched the sensor plug at the bottom of the tank and found a few drops of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-29-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,156
Posted By gfeiner
I have had two tires replaced on my x3 (one tire,...

I have had two tires replaced on my x3 (one tire, two seperate times) and neither time did my dealer say i would have to replace additional tires due to tread depth differences and this was with 10k...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-29-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,156
Posted By gfeiner
X drive question

The mention of 1% seems vague to me. Just 1/32 of an inch tread depth difference between front and rear can be way more than 1% difference. For example. Say rear is 8/32 and front is 7/32. That is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-28-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By gfeiner
It's certainly possible if both remotes have...

It's certainly possible if both remotes have batteries the same age.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-28-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By gfeiner
Yes. There is bimmernav.com and there is...

Yes. There is bimmernav.com and there is bimmerretrofit.com
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-28-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By gfeiner
Your battery is dying and is on the threshold of...

Your battery is dying and is on the threshold of minimal power required for operation. The problem will come and go more often and eventually the remote will stop working entirely. Time to replace...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-18-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By gfeiner
Dealer often visually inspect the pads to see if...

Dealer often visually inspect the pads to see if they need replacing. If they are close to setting off the wear sensor, a dealer will recommend replacement. You can check them yourself. A brake pad...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-17-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By gfeiner
There is a 1 wear sensor on one front brake and...

There is a 1 wear sensor on one front brake and one on one rear brake. Once the pad gets below min thickess, the sensor makes contact with the rotor which sets off your dash light. The brake mileages...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-16-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By gfeiner
Rear heated seats stopped working

You can browse part diagrams at realoem.com once you input the last 7 characters of your VIN.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-03-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By gfeiner
Fyi. Your profile says 2006 x3. This subforum is...

Fyi. Your profile says 2006 x3. This subforum is for 2011+ x3 (F25). You want the e83 subforum.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-30-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By gfeiner
Check out bimmertech. Factory retrofits. ...

Check out bimmertech. Factory retrofits.
https://www.bimmer-tech.net
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-27-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By gfeiner
Do not use that rotor. It will cause you problems

Do not use that rotor. It will cause you problems
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