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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-07-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By windtower
yeah, you are right. I must lose my mind during...

yeah, you are right. I must lose my mind during the back and forth service center recently.

Thanks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-07-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By windtower
This problem happens at a 2010 2-year-old X5. Is...

This problem happens at a 2010 2-year-old X5. Is it normal? The converter is a consuming part and needs to be replaced periodically?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By windtower
CEL is on more than twice, will this really fix problem?

Finally, this time will replace catalytic converter. Will the problem really go away?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-18-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,596
Posted By windtower
I saw 2 pumps for me to choose? Which one I should use?

I stop by Chevron recently and find there are two diesel for me to choose.

Photo as attached, which one I should use?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-08-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,596
Posted By windtower
Just finish my camping trip back from Mt. Shasta...

Just finish my camping trip back from Mt. Shasta to bay area in CA. I'm carrying 3 bikes and a roof luggage with 4 sleepin bags. The avg mileage is 20.5 mpg. ( through a real calculation, not from...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By windtower
Anyone try this?

Press the "RESET mileage" button and insert the key. you will see 0.1, 0.2 ... info

Some shows auto info obviously.

0.19 says "LOCK=on, code= "

Does anyone know what the code is ? and what...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,623
Posted By windtower
I google some "how to install ACT" video clip. Is...

I google some "how to install ACT" video clip. Is it easy to replace like the video shows? The one I am seeing shows the sensor is located the air filter place.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-21-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,303
Posted By windtower
Are you sure COSTCO program can get 5% off? My...

Are you sure COSTCO program can get 5% off? My dealer only do $200 off. So I did not bother mentioning COSTCO buying program again.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,623
Posted By windtower
My paper work shows "PERFORMED BRIEF TEST...

My paper work shows
"PERFORMED BRIEF TEST WITH/ISID. FAULT #'S 4C52(CHARGE AIR TEMP. PLAUSIBILITY) & 474D(INTERCOOLER TEMP. PLAUSIBILITY) STORED IN DDE. NEITHER FAULT CURRENTLY PRESENT. FREQUENCY =...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,623
Posted By windtower
Pick up my car today. replace Charge Air Temp...

Pick up my car today. replace Charge Air Temp Sensor. I've driven 30 miles. Everything looks ok. I'll keep my finger crossed.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,623
Posted By windtower
by the way, I'm getting P007b and P026a code. Is...

by the way, I'm getting P007b and P026a code. Is it a difficult fix? Why they want to hold it until I talk to supervisor?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,623
Posted By windtower
Hmm.... you are right too. Since these 2 errors...

Hmm.... you are right too. Since these 2 errors are one right after the other, hopefully, they can nail it down without getting complicated. I'll be informing something tomorrow.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,623
Posted By windtower
yes, you are right. maybe that's why. However,...

yes, you are right. maybe that's why. However, for consumer, it is always the same CEL comes on. I just assume it is the same problem which they can not resolve. Otherwise, CEL could actually have...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,623
Posted By windtower
Service center won't tell me what the OBD code is...

Service center won't tell me what the OBD code is for the first repair. They said they use different language from generic reader uses. They only say it is transmisson fault. Now the 2nd check shows...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,623
Posted By windtower
CEL occurs to me too. The CEL is on. I bring it...

CEL occurs to me too. The CEL is on. I bring it to dealer and pick it up 2 days later. When I start the engine, the CEL is still one. I immediately take out my reader to get the code P007B and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-16-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,898
Posted By windtower
What OBD II code reader will work for my 2010...

What OBD II code reader will work for my 2010 X5d, the CEL is on and dealer says it is transmission fault. I plan to buy a reader to self check first.

Peake reader does not support any product...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,233
Posted By windtower
ok, I'll try to get the copy but it sounds like...

ok, I'll try to get the copy but it sounds like they will give me hard time to get it from your suggestion.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,233
Posted By windtower
BMW service center says it is transmission fault....

BMW service center says it is transmission fault. They will be fixing it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,723
Posted By windtower
I have the same rash on my wheel. Thanks for the...

I have the same rash on my wheel. Thanks for the link. It is really helpful. Excellent job!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,233
Posted By windtower
engine yellow warning lamp is on

I have a 2010 X5d, 4500 miles. The yellow engine warning lamp is suddenly on. The onboard info shows everything is ok.

It starts to consume more fuel and lack of power. Any idea?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By windtower
oil change

Does X5 have oil change indicator that reminds me? Or I'll have to memorize to do it every 5K?
Forum: California 03-04-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,343
Posted By windtower
March 7th?

March 7th?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,620
Posted By windtower
Where can I find premium diesel in bay area? I...

Where can I find premium diesel in bay area? I can only see diesel#2. I'm getting 23.8mpg city, and about 29-30mpg on highway. sounds right?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,908
Posted By windtower
You are lucky to have the contract in writing....

You are lucky to have the contract in writing. I'm still fighting with the dealter now. Way too unfair deal.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,203
Posted By windtower
I have the same situation. No roof rail after 35d...

I have the same situation. No roof rail after 35d arrives. The roof rail( part costs $900) plus labor will cost above 1600. It is hard to install, they have to take out the headliner. I'm waiting for...
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