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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-24-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,585
Posted By jdavid2
I have a 35i and reeally like the extra power but...

I have a 35i and reeally like the extra power but I only get only 16 to 18 MPG in city driving and 22 to 25 on the highway. I've averaged about 20 MPG overall. I'm in Califonia though and we have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-24-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,442
Posted By jdavid2
I'm looking forward to getting more info on this...

I'm looking forward to getting more info on this update. The low speed acceleration issue has returned on my 2011 35i after having the update installed over a year ago. I'm planning on bringing my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-27-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,983
Posted By jdavid2
I was so dissappointed with the BMW Pro NAV that...

I was so dissappointed with the BMW Pro NAV that i stuck a Garmin 3590 up by the right side of the BMW display. So much better and easier to use, plus it displays digital speed and speed limit info....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-27-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By jdavid2
On my 2011 35i, the P7s are toast after 20K mi...

On my 2011 35i, the P7s are toast after 20K mi especially with excessive wear on the front drivers side outside edge. I don't drive the car very hard but my work commute is primarily city driving....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-25-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,910
Posted By jdavid2
I'm experiencing similar issues with the car both...

I'm experiencing similar issues with the car both pulling and drifting both left and right most noticible at higher speeds. There is definitely tramlining going on with the grooved highways out here...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-07-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,725
Posted By jdavid2
I put in my VIN for a 2011 X3 and the note says...

I put in my VIN for a 2011 X3 and the note says the update is for March 2012 and later cars.
"UPD01005 (Latest Version, 8.06 MB) Update for vehicles with production date from March 2012 to present"...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-11-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,301
Posted By jdavid2
I had the software update done about 3,500 mi ago...

I had the software update done about 3,500 mi ago and I have been noticing the issue return also. For me the main thing is that it is very difficult to take off smoothly from a stop while the tranny...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-01-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,419
Posted By jdavid2
[QUOTE=jdavid2;6862233]Brought my '11 35i (9500...

[QUOTE=jdavid2;6862233]Brought my '11 35i (9500 mi) in for the third time for pulling issues. Drove with shop foreman and he agreed that the car was pulling slightly to the right and that the car...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-28-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,419
Posted By jdavid2
Brought my '11 35i (9500 mi) in for the third...

Brought my '11 35i (9500 mi) in for the third time for pulling issues. Drove with shop foreman and he agreed that the car was pulling slightly to the right and that the car turns easier to the right...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-18-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,419
Posted By jdavid2
I brought my car in today for the steeing issue...

I brought my car in today for the steeing issue for the third time. The shop foreman drove the car and agrees that it pulls slightly to the right and the steering effort is greater when turning left...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-08-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,419
Posted By jdavid2
I have had on and off steering pull and...

I have had on and off steering pull and unbalanced steering force issues starting from day one. When I first brought it in back in Oct, 2011, they were able to confirm that the car was pulling and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-05-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,221
Posted By jdavid2
The smell I experience is something like smelly...

The smell I experience is something like smelly shoes. Since I keep my hiking boots in the car, I sometimes wonder if it's just them smelling up the car. No one else really notices it and some talk...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-30-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,221
Posted By jdavid2
I too have leatherette and I do sometimes notice...

I too have leatherette and I do sometimes notice somethingt of an odd odor. I'm pretty sensitive in general to odors so it bother me a bit, but not enough to ruin my enjoyment of the car. And, once...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-24-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,535
Posted By jdavid2
The detailed info on the fix is in the first...

The detailed info on the fix is in the first post. It is a system update that was recently released by BMW and installed by the dealer. You have to bring in your car for warranty work and describe...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-23-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,987
Posted By jdavid2
BMW Pro NAV is very disappointing. The split...

BMW Pro NAV is very disappointing. The split screen option choices are very limited and not the ones that I would prefer to use. The only feature worthwhile is sending addresses from Google maps....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-23-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,535
Posted By jdavid2
I know some of you are sceptical, but it looks...

I know some of you are sceptical, but it looks like the fix for this is out. I had the update installed two weeks ago on my 2011 35i and it has been great so far.

Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-02-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,458
Posted By jdavid2
I wouldn't have believed it if I hadn't...

I wouldn't have believed it if I hadn't experienced this problem with HD Radio personally. It's unbelievable that they could sell something with such poor quality in this day and age. The only HD...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-02-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,458
Posted By jdavid2
Select your HD Radio Station. Make sure you...

Select your HD Radio Station.
Make sure you are in the Radio screen but hitting the Radio Button on iDrive.
Hit the Option button on the iDrive. This should put you in the right pane on the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-29-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,458
Posted By jdavid2
I was getting really poor reception on my HD...

I was getting really poor reception on my HD Radio stations in the US including echo's and delays. I finally discovered that you could turn off HD which took care of the issue. I find it difficult to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-26-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,869
Posted By jdavid2
I purchased my 20aa X3 off the lot and the first...

I purchased my 20aa X3 off the lot and the first time it rained, the windshield wipers were chattering. I drove by the dealer on the way out of town for a week long trip and they "swapped" the wiper...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-22-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,710
Posted By jdavid2
Any reason why you would not make this deal...

Any reason why you would not make this deal available to those of us who already have taken delivery of our X3's? I'm confused why you put up this post?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-22-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,710
Posted By jdavid2
Is this for real? How would one go about getting...

Is this for real? How would one go about getting this deal?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-21-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By jdavid2
Here's another thread on this subject: ...

Here's another thread on this subject:
http://www.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=598913&referrerid=137382
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-21-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,918
Posted By jdavid2
I have also found that using Auto-H pretty much...

I have also found that using Auto-H pretty much eliminates the take-off lag, at least from a dead stop.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-12-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,776
Posted By jdavid2
Need I say ... Keep us posted

Need I say ... Keep us posted
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