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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By amt7565
Just wanted to post the diagnosis that was done...

Just wanted to post the diagnosis that was done that resolved the issue. Hope it helps anyone who may have a similar issue.

See attachment.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-05-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By amt7565
Ard, thanks for the info and insight. Right now...

Ard,
thanks for the info and insight. Right now I am considering CNA for warranty. Not sure yet about the maintenance part though. BMW dealer wants $2100 for a 2 year maintenance plan.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By amt7565
Just received an email from SA stating that the...

Just received an email from SA stating that the vehicle has been repaired and that I can pick it up Monday morning. SA further added that there was a misfire on cylinder#e and that a faulty coil had...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By amt7565
Engine Malfunction light

Yesterday the Engine malfunction light suddenly appeared and the vehicle experienced a loss of power. I was only a mile away from the dealer, so took it there immediately. The dealer suspected the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By amt7565
PAX- Thank you for your prompt response. I am...

PAX-
Thank you for your prompt response. I am PMing you for a contact.

Btw- did you also consider Geico's warranty plans?
Thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By amt7565
Extended Maintenance and Warranty options

My X5 is now at 44K miles and hence I am exploring extended warranty options for 3 more years. I checked with the dealer and I was given some quotes which seem to be excessive. For example, a 2-year...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By amt7565
Thanks. This was the first time had to top off...

Thanks. This was the first time had to top off since my purchase. The vehicle has been through 3 texas summers.
If I have to do it again anytime soon then that would definitely give me more...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By amt7565
I read a copy of the electronic manual and in the...

I read a copy of the electronic manual and in the 'Coolant' section describes the steps to fill the coolant tank. Step 6, states to "Have the cause of the coolant loss eliminated as soon as possible"...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-24-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By amt7565
Extended warranty plans and prices

I am looking for some general advice for purchasing an extended warranty for my 2013 X5 currently at 37.5K miles. Like to keep her for at least 80K+ miles.

I asked someone at the dealership and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By amt7565
They claim a pressure check was done. See...

They claim a pressure check was done. See attached their findings. I turned the car in at 7AM. By 12;30 pm they called to say no leaks. Not sure what kind of pressure check was done.

At this point...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By amt7565
Ok thanks. I quite don't know what to do at this...

Ok thanks. I quite don't know what to do at this point. Dealer did not perform a pressure test. But they did probably visual inspection and such. Considering they think it's normal to have to fill up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By amt7565
So I took my vehicle to the dealer and had them...

So I took my vehicle to the dealer and had them do a check on the coolant. The agent, with a lot of conviction, told me that losing coolant is normal and unless it happens often- weeks/months, it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By amt7565
Btw- I drive 50 miles everyday for the past 9...

Btw- I drive 50 miles everyday for the past 9 months. The summer temperature is about 97-100 in Texas

Also a question; doesn't the dealer top off the coolant everytime you take it for service?...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By amt7565
OK I already filled it up. Initially the...

OK I already filled it up.
Initially the indicator came on when I started the vehicle and then went away immediately. But it was there in the Vehicle check status settings.

Now it's gone. I will...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By amt7565
OK got the distilled water. Thanks. The vehicle...

OK got the distilled water. Thanks.
The vehicle has about 36K miles. Is that an issue with getting the indicator to turn ON? I was under the impression this was normal. If that is the case I can...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By amt7565
Bottled water?

Bottled water?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By amt7565
I dont have distilled water...will tap water work?

I dont have distilled water...will tap water work?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By amt7565
How to add coolant

Hi All,
My coolant indicator turned on today (yellow). Any advice on how to fill it up? I did get a gallon of antifreeze from the dealership.

First I am trying to identify the coolant reservoir....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By amt7565
Thanks. Looks like I do need to have it washed...

Thanks. Looks like I do need to have it washed again and waxed.
Btw- it does take some extra pressure to take it off. Just doest not come off that easily.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By amt7565
Hi All, Thanks for your inputs. On closer...

Hi All,
Thanks for your inputs. On closer examination, this turned out to be something that looks like black tar. Not concrete/asphalt. Hence it was very stubborn to get out, especially under the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By amt7565
Looks like concrete splatter....

Hi All-
Very upset about this. Looks like the front of my vehicle has concrete splatter scattered at quite a few places on the front. It's over the hood and front.

Any suggestions for removal?
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By amt7565
Thanks all. Going to keep it the way it is for...

Thanks all. Going to keep it the way it is for now. Too much hassle to do more work on this.

thanks All
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By amt7565
That did not work guys. I just gave up. Today I...

That did not work guys. I just gave up. Today I took it back to Cartoys and had it rewired to the other circuit. Now the cam will just shut down when I turn the vehicle Off. Will not work in park...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By amt7565
Thanks for everyone's enthusiastic participation...

Thanks for everyone's enthusiastic participation and helping me resolve this issue.

I have some potentially good news. I called the manufacturer and they told me the camera has settings that have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,658
Posted By amt7565
Excellent responses, thanks it gives me so much...

Excellent responses, thanks it gives me so much added insight.

My initial concern was if it could damage any of the circuitry of the X5. If that is not at risk, then I have no problem spending a...
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