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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-28-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,499
Posted By firstbmwX3
Wow, I'm getting 19.5mpg city in my 2007 X3 auto,...

Wow, I'm getting 19.5mpg city in my 2007 X3 auto, sounds like the X5 is almost the same. I get 22mpg highway going about 75-80mph. Damn, I should be driving an X5!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,365
Posted By firstbmwX3
Thanks Everyone for the Kumho info...

Thanks Everyone for the Kumho info...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,365
Posted By firstbmwX3
Kumho Tires

If this isn't the correct discussion area I apologize. Just wondering if anyone has experience with Kumho tires. I am looking to replace the OE Michelin Pilot MXM4's. Looking for something a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,425
Posted By firstbmwX3
I have many of the same issues. If you check the...

I have many of the same issues. If you check the X5 discussions you will also find that this is a hot topic with the 3.0si. Recently I had to drive a rental car...it had a sucky transmission as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,205
Posted By firstbmwX3
I've had all the same problems in my 2007 X3, I...

I've had all the same problems in my 2007 X3, I just had an accident in it and was considering getting the X5. I know they have the same engine for the 3.0si, if the X5 has the same transmission...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,740
Posted By firstbmwX3
Very nice! I drove home in a snow storm the...

Very nice! I drove home in a snow storm the other day...no problems until I got to a very steep hill. Getting up was no problem, unfortunatley going down was...I used the downhill descent control...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,149
Posted By firstbmwX3
You know, I have to wonder based on all the...

You know, I have to wonder based on all the comments that perhaps in addition to the faulty transmission, the input from the DTC and other "control" systems may just f-up emergency handling. If it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,087
Posted By firstbmwX3
I have an 07 non-sport with upgraded 18in...

I have an 07 non-sport with upgraded 18in wheels/Michelin tires. I too thought the ride was harsh and loud, and the tires were overinflated. I am now riding on 32 psi front/rear which helps. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,784
Posted By firstbmwX3
thanks everyone for the input. i hope to get...

thanks everyone for the input. i hope to get mine in next week for updates. you may think this is funny...just bought a 2008 528xi last friday...love it but when i took off in it the gear shift...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,784
Posted By firstbmwX3
Auto Trans SIB Question

Hey all,

I have sifted through all the discussion regarding auto trans issues. I do want to take mine in for all available/appropriate updates but am left wondering where to start?

Do I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By firstbmwX3
something similar used to happen to mine, it...

something similar used to happen to mine, it would stall or not accelerate on left turns. they adjusted the steering wheel angle sensor then it was fine. good luck.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By firstbmwX3
thanks, i didn't know idrive did that much. i...

thanks, i didn't know idrive did that much. i guess i can turn on/off the daytime running lights etc. do you think i can turn off the fasten your seatbelt alarm if i don't have it on? yes i wear...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2007, 06:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,891
Posted By firstbmwX3
same thing happened to me...very scary. i took...

same thing happened to me...very scary. i took it in and the dealer fixed it with some computer update. i still think the auto trans is funny, can't decide when to downshift and when it does is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By firstbmwX3
2008 528xi programmable features

Can anyone please direct me to a list of programmable features for a 2008 528xi? I remember when I bought my X3 there was a web link someone provided but I no longer have it. Thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By firstbmwX3
wow, i thought i was the only one but recently my...

wow, i thought i was the only one but recently my 07 panorama visor starts to rattle or clunk when open and i go over bumps. it also rattles when i come to a stop, seems like a vibration happens. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,963
Posted By firstbmwX3
That is music to my ears. My build date was...

That is music to my ears. My build date was sometime in 10/06 but an '07 model. Do you think this will fix my trans issues? I am due for the first service so hopefully they can do it then...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,249
Posted By firstbmwX3
I have a 2007, silver gray metallic, premium pkg,...

I have a 2007, silver gray metallic, premium pkg, cold wheather pkg, 18 in wheel upgrade, privacy glass, steptronic, heated rear seats, tobacco leather.

I really wish I had the comfort seats,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By firstbmwX3
Had the same problem a few months ago...

I posted this same problem a few months ago. My 2007 would just stop on left turns if I really hit the gas. Took it in twice...it seems they had to consult with NABMW...they recommended some...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-20-2007, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By firstbmwX3
thanks, do you recall where you heard this? have...

thanks, do you recall where you heard this? have fun with your pick-up on the 335xi!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-19-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By firstbmwX3
2008 335xi coupe?

Does anyone know if there will be a 335xi coupe?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,720
Posted By firstbmwX3
In terms of other maintenance, what book do I...

In terms of other maintenance, what book do I look in to schedule routine work? I have a 2007, about 9,500 hundred miles now.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,399
Posted By firstbmwX3
My 2007 is averaging 19.9 in town with a moderate...

My 2007 is averaging 19.9 in town with a moderate foot and 22 on the highway but I drive over 75mph. When I first got it about 7600 miles and 6 months ago it was much lower, avg in town was 16 and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By firstbmwX3
Will there be a 335xi Coupe?

I know the 2008 5 series will be getting the new 300hp twin turbo and X-drive. Does anyone know if the 335xi will come in coupe form? I need a dream car next summer and that would be it...
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,284
Posted By firstbmwX3
I just had to set this up in my 2007 without nav....

I just had to set this up in my 2007 without nav. Press the button for BT, after the beep say "save name", then it prompts you through the next steps. After you finish each name entry say "save". ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By firstbmwX3
Any Bluetooth experts?

Hey, just got a Bluetooth enabled phone and linked it with my '07 X3. Does anyone know how to "transfer" a call back to my cell phone if I don't want everyone in the car to hear what I'm talking...
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