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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By Davelender
X3 alarm

I just spoke with BMWNA customer relations. My question to them was if there was an escalation path to a regional service person and then on to the national level. Apparently there is not. What I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By Davelender
I realized, I asked Mike Miller the question...

I realized, I asked Mike Miller the question before. here was his response;

Alarm: I believe it can be programmed either way but I could be wrong about that with regard to this particular...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By Davelender
I left mine at a dealer for a week and they...

I left mine at a dealer for a week and they couldn't get it to chirp on lock ?? They installed the alarm and they recognize they owe me to program it correctly . But apparently it will not respond...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By Davelender
Alarm system

Thanks for letting me know at least my car is not the odd one.
I failed to mention that once in a rare while - it will chirp upon lock.
I have asked another X3 owner to lock their's in my presence....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By Davelender
Alarm system

I have an alarm system recently installed on a 2007 X3 . The car was prewired for alarm. The unit installed fine but the mechanic could only get it to chirp and flash lights when unlocking. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By Davelender
Thanks for the info - so quickly. I will not...

Thanks for the info - so quickly. I will not worry about registering at this point.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By Davelender
Battery registration E 83

Do I need to "register" a replacement battery on an 07 X3 ?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By Davelender
THANKS , The instructions pretty much answered my...

THANKS , The instructions pretty much answered my questions. How did you find this ? I need to learn how to do this myself.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By Davelender
park distance control

Has anyone installed the PDC on an 07 ( or related year) X3 ? BMW sells a retrofit sensor by replacing the rear license plate holder with one that has sensors on each side of the plate. I am...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By Davelender
alram and missrors

Regarding the posting on alarm chirping and volume - I have now discovered that my chirp sounds when any fault is present. ie if a door is open it chirps or tailgate open or hood open. Close...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By Davelender
I was told that all the alrm hardware was in one...

I was told that all the alrm hardware was in one module. Apparently I was misled. I would have been happy to have just the chrip on locking also but went for the alarm system as a way to get it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By Davelender
Well thanks for that feedback. I gather you...

Well thanks for that feedback. I gather you would expect an older X5 and my newly acquired 07 X3 to have the same chirp volume .??? The x3 , while newly acquired, was a prewired alarm system that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By Davelender
I had a 2001 X5 that had a nice crisp chirp. Not...

I had a 2001 X5 that had a nice crisp chirp. Not obnoxious but you could definitely hear it from maybe 40 yards away - depends on the background noise. so I was expecting a similar chirp form the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By Davelender
You may be right about the hood switch. With my...

You may be right about the hood switch. With my hood up and the switch out ( not depressed) , when I lock the car with the remote it chirps. that is the first time it has done so since the alarm...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By Davelender
:) Thanks so much for the answers. My service...

:) Thanks so much for the answers. My service advisor said they tried several times to get the settings correct. I suspect they aren't too skilled at it. I'll go back. Could the chirp volume be...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By Davelender
Alarm and mirrors

I recently had an alarm installed on an 07 X3 with pre-wired alarm wiring from the factory. The "chirp" volume is disappointing ( low) . But more importantly, it chirps when I unlock the car and...
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