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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By HT417
It's been a bit of a challenge trying to get...

It's been a bit of a challenge trying to get codes from the dealership because the individual I normally work with has been on vacation and the Germans do things differently and don't write up the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Today, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By HT417
I ran across this today while searching for...

I ran across this today while searching for something else. It might be worth giving it a try. This procedure has solved many BMW electrical problems according to what I've read and people I've...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Sticky: DIY and How-To
Views: 498
Posted By HT417
Prima, danke!

Prima, danke!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By HT417
Probably the wrong quality bolts were installed.

Probably the wrong quality bolts were installed.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-20-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By HT417
Disregard - I figured it out.

Disregard - I figured it out.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-20-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By HT417
I wonder what "within a reasonable time"...

I wonder what "within a reasonable time" is?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-20-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Sticky: DIY and How-To
Views: 498
Posted By HT417
Can we get this stickied?

Can we get this stickied?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-19-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By HT417
Newbie here - I need help reading codes

Hi all,

I'm trying to read and clear codes, eventually code/register a battery replacement, and maybe do some light coding on a E70, 2008 X5, build date 5/08. I have a functional K+DCAN cable and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By HT417
No expert on this but it could be that the 4x4...

No expert on this but it could be that the 4x4 had better control because all wheels are pulling all of the time and they help reduce the rotation by maintaining the constant forward pull. Xdrive is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-08-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By HT417
Thanks. If Germany's next game is this easy, then...

Thanks. If Germany's next game is this easy, then they deserve to be the champs.

However, I would have preferred to be cheering for Team USA.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-08-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By HT417
According to the power distribution circuit...

According to the power distribution circuit diagrams I have here:

- F32/40amp feeds the air suspension compressor relay
- F107/10amp feeds the electronic ride height control and rear compartment...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By HT417
That's not the highest bill I ever heard of....

That's not the highest bill I ever heard of. Surprised they didn't make you buy the thermostat at the same time but IMO it was smart to do them both at once. Did you try getting a goodwill repair?...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By HT417
If you replaced the battery with anything other...

If you replaced the battery with anything other than the exact same type, AGM, and ratings then you need to have it coded and registered. If you installed the exact same one, then you should get it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By HT417
Go here...

Go here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=envKMwftf6w) for instructions on how to access the hidden menus. Once you're in, go to menu 9 which shows voltage. To confirm the alternator is working, you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By HT417
I 'think" those warnings are normal after a...

I 'think" those warnings are normal after a battery reinstall and should clear after a little driving. Removing the battery essentially "reboots" the modules and I believe I read they need 10 minutes...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By HT417
What were the warnings?

What were the warnings?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By HT417
You might be right about the slow water pump...

You might be right about the slow water pump death but most of the posts I read showed almost simultaneous high fan speed and overtemp warnings seeming to indicate a quick failure. My experience was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By HT417
How did BMW make that mistake? :D

How did BMW make that mistake? :D
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By HT417
My blessing was from the senior tech/Shop Meister...

My blessing was from the senior tech/Shop Meister who clearly knew how far I'd be driving it and the route I'd be taking. He's either extremely good at his job or I was very lucky. Maybe both.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 6
Sticky: Knowledge base
Views: 664
Posted By HT417
Awesome, thanks! :beerchug:

Awesome, thanks! :beerchug:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By HT417
It sounds exactly like what I recently...

It sounds exactly like what I recently experienced and it turned out to be the water pump. The prices I found online all seemed to be around $500 for the pump and $100 for the thermostat. If you buy...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By HT417
@lp - :lmao::lmao:

@lp - :lmao::lmao:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By HT417
Well you didn't say you'd already tried it out...

Well you didn't say you'd already tried it out and it didn't work. :p
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By HT417
Red button

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By HT417
That's the passenger seat eject button. :D

That's the passenger seat eject button. :D
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