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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By MIX5
I knew I wasn't alone! It was NOT condensation....

I knew I wasn't alone! It was NOT condensation. It literally poured out of the center panel, both sides depending which way I was turning, and into the cup holders below. It happened after a very...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-14-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By MIX5
A quick search will let everyone know they aren't...

A quick search will let everyone know they aren't alone. Virtually every BMW, along with any manufacturer that use that soft touch crap has had peeling issues, my 08 Infinity ex35 did the same thing....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By MIX5
"Problems I've noticed is a smell from the engine...

"Problems I've noticed is a smell from the engine when we turn it on/first use"

I noticed the same thing last summer, so did everyone else that was in the car. It's a very specific smell. It's an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,486
Posted By MIX5
Not too long ago, I had a similar thing happen...

Not too long ago, I had a similar thing happen after a heavy rain. I was parked with the nose of the car at a slight decline. I returned to my car to find water on my center console and in the cup...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-31-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By MIX5
First try a few wraps of electrical tape around...

First try a few wraps of electrical tape around the rear latch. If that seems to fix it, you can have the latch adjusted, and that should do it. Latches in general seem to be the biggest source of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-31-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By MIX5
It's the blower. Mine did the exact same thing....

It's the blower. Mine did the exact same thing. It's not uncommon when the weather gets cold. Just had mine replaced.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,115
Posted By MIX5
I purchased my warranty plan at the time I...

I purchased my warranty plan at the time I financed my truck thru my credit union. The dealer continues to be baffled by what they cover with nothing more than $100 out of pocket per visit, not per...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By MIX5
Mine had/has the same issue. It's not uncommon....

Mine had/has the same issue. It's not uncommon. First attempt to fix it by the dealer was to replace the valve lifters. Second attempt, yet to be done, is to replace the cams. Mine usually happens on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-12-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By MIX5
255/55/18

255/55/18
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By MIX5
Take it to BMW. It's a known issue, and they just...

Take it to BMW. It's a known issue, and they just have to adjust the latch assembly. Mine had the same issue, but no more:) Rattles have been known to put me on meds:mad:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By MIX5
When I am told something is "normal" (and I know...

When I am told something is "normal" (and I know it's not), I just take a stroll out to the lot with the SA to see how "normal" it is. It's quite often an AH HA moment for the dealer:rofl:. One of my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By MIX5
More input:D Thanks! Update..I did notice a bend...

More input:D Thanks! Update..I did notice a bend in one of the gaskets, so maybe that was it (see pic). The only thing I can figure that might have cause it to bend, is the wind deflector/screen....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-12-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By MIX5
LOL..I hear ya ard. But I have a platinum...

LOL..I hear ya ard. But I have a platinum warranty that pretty much covers everything except for maint. and normal wear of course, and the dealer already has experience in dealing with them:)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-12-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By MIX5
Thanks for the (creative:rofl:) ideas! I just did...

Thanks for the (creative:rofl:) ideas! I just did the "turkey baster" test..also known as the neti pot test:)..and water poured freely out both sides of the front wheel well area, tested both holes....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-12-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By MIX5
Thanks for the quick response. Just checked..No...

Thanks for the quick response. Just checked..No water or evidence of, in either the spare well or side compartments..Thank goodness! Might the drains be clogged somewhere I'm not seeing, as there is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-12-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By MIX5
Water Leak

Had a lot of rain yesterday. Water was coming out of the light / sunroof assembly, and into the cup holder below. Any ideas? Sunroof seemed to be closed as usual. Never had a leak issue.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By MIX5
Nitto nt421q Replacements

At 23,000 I finally replaced my unbearable Dueler run flat's. The road noise got to be a little too much for me. They couldn't be rotated as the wear was, to say the least, very uneven..no surprise....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,264
Posted By MIX5
Just pick these up from eBay..MANN CUK...

Just pick these up from eBay..MANN CUK 2941-2..$27.95. Free shipping:) Only a couple left
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-18-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By MIX5
You're not alone. I have the same issue, with...

You're not alone. I have the same issue, with either fob. For some reason, you need to be quite close for a BMW remote to work. Closer that any other car I've owned..go figure. Frustrating, but still...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By MIX5
Yikes! $4,500 for 75,000/4 years! Sounds high to...

Yikes! $4,500 for 75,000/4 years! Sounds high to me. Through my credit union, I payed $2,000 for an additional 4 years/60,000. Platinum coverage, virtually covering bumper to bumper, minus of course...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By MIX5
What your hearing is more than likely the fan for...

What your hearing is more than likely the fan for the rear climate control. When the rear fan is being used, it reduces the power to the front..big time. FYI, it's real easy to bump the rear controls.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-17-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By MIX5
lpcapital- Thanks for the info. I'll definitely...

lpcapital- Thanks for the info. I'll definitely be looking into it!:)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By MIX5
Easy to replace, standard install. No thru the...

Easy to replace, standard install. No thru the fender, at least for the halo bulb. I haven't had to replace the others. I picked mine up at O'Reilly's.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By MIX5
Let us know how it went. One of mine has a crack...

Let us know how it went. One of mine has a crack and needs replacing. The dealer said it can be tricky, and I'd have to agree, as the one is cracked and the other is warped, and now glued.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By MIX5
It's a straight forward bulb replacement, right...

It's a straight forward bulb replacement, right thru the engine compartment. Small hands help, and don't forget to put the cap back on! It's a little more expensive than the bulb:rolleyes:
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