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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By serge1
^^ agree. Get proof it was indeed a stone. If...

^^ agree.
Get proof it was indeed a stone. If yes, talk to your insurance.
If all of above is true, it's actually nice of your dealer to replace turbo under warranty (well, mainly because they want...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By serge1
A video might help, too. Any vibrations in the...

A video might help, too.
Any vibrations in the wheel, body?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By serge1
I seem to recall other threads where grinding was...

I seem to recall other threads where grinding was a sign of transfer case gone bad. Search for transfer case and drive shaft topics on this forum
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By serge1
Shuddering/vibration/shaking under load is a...

Shuddering/vibration/shaking under load is a classic sigh of CV joint gone bad.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-09-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By serge1
Does it shudder -Under load (accelerating) ...

Does it shudder
-Under load (accelerating)
-In Neutral (just coasting)
-Does RPM needle move during shuddering?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By serge1
So, the reason to get rid of your X5 is to get...

So, the reason to get rid of your X5 is to get $6,000 cash on trade in?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-07-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By serge1
That looks more like a couple joined wires, not a...

That looks more like a couple joined wires, not a hose..
Did you touch it and confirmed it is indeed a hose that is now flattened?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-07-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By serge1
The thread is here...

The thread is here (http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e70-forum/39657-creaking-sound-rear-hatch-4.html)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By serge1
The latch moving is by design (why I don't know,...

The latch moving is by design (why I don't know, but everyone has it like that).
I wrapped isolation tape around it, but that did not cure the creaks and rattles (been to dealer, too, but they only...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-04-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By serge1
Perhaps the washer tank was replaced and tubes...

Perhaps the washer tank was replaced and tubes were put in wrong order?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-03-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,527
Posted By serge1
^^ what about coding?

^^ what about coding?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By serge1
By jerking, do you actually mean vibration? Or...

By jerking, do you actually mean vibration? Or actual jerking (quick slow-fast movement forward/backward)?
What engine, fuel type vehicle is it?
Forum: Exterior 09-02-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By serge1
Not entirely sure what base support is. Cross...

Not entirely sure what base support is. Cross bars or roof rails?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By serge1
You are correct. For some reason I thought it...

You are correct. For some reason I thought it pertained to the plans you can purchase.

In that case, it's pretty messed up. So, for years BMW was of very few manufacturers offering "free" (read...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By serge1
Speaking of sensors and alarms. I once rode a...

Speaking of sensors and alarms.
I once rode a WA state ferry. Parked my vehicle, locked it, went upstairs to enjoy the view and a cup of coffee.
Then, I hear this announcement over speaker system:...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By serge1
Up to this point, when a person buys maintenance...

Up to this point, when a person buys maintenance plan like that, the contract states it is transferable to 2nd owner. A plus to help sell the maintenance plan.

If BMW corporation wants to cut out...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,880
Posted By serge1
Still have no idea how when my vehicle enters DPF...

Still have no idea how when my vehicle enters DPF regen!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,308
Posted By serge1
Save $3000 rather than spend on coverage you...

Save $3000 rather than spend on coverage you aren't even sure about. People buy additional warranty to have "peace of mind" (look how much people will to pay to "cover" their iPhone and other...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By serge1
I LOL'd at "2010 X5 hold of DEF 35d". Anyways,...

I LOL'd at "2010 X5 hold of DEF 35d".
Anyways, to answer the question: last time I had to refill DEF, a total of 5.2 gallons were filled into both tanks.

P.S. Why is this forum being inudated by...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By serge1
This gotta be really annoying to people behind...

This gotta be really annoying to people behind you at night. The first 3 quick flashes may be OK, but why the slow 4 flashes when holding brake pedal?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By serge1
Take pics and report back! :)

Take pics and report back! :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By serge1
^^ I meant you have to drill the bumper for OEM...

^^ I meant you have to drill the bumper for OEM holder
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By serge1
I was never disappointed with loaners - all 3...

I was never disappointed with loaners - all 3 series that drive nice.
Had these over the 2 years:
previous gen 335d, previous gen 328i MSport, new 320i, new 320d, new 328i.
I often timed drop...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 28,530
Posted By serge1
Isn't it not a good idea to have mismatched...

Isn't it not a good idea to have mismatched front/rear brakes? Bigger front brakes will grab more percentage wise. I thought manufacturers calibrate brake size to match vehicle weight on each axle.....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By serge1
Been driving without front plate for 2.5 year,...

Been driving without front plate for 2.5 year, not a single issue.
Drove without front plate on previous vehicle for 5 years, no issues.
But if you want to stay legit, OEM holder sucks. Look at...
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