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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,517
Posted By HT417
Your point's taken but I think you're taking this...

Your point's taken but I think you're taking this a little too serious. I'm just poking fun at the cheap contents of some of the BMW bags.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,517
Posted By HT417
Swag bags

What if BMW gave these swag bags out instead?
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By HT417
Thanks for the answer and I agree with Fredo and...

Thanks for the answer and I agree with Fredo and ard. IMHO they should foot the majority of the bill and if you can't make that happen, go used.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By HT417
:rofl::rofl::rofl: You are so right but BMW...

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

You are so right but BMW is not alone with this illness. My wife's VW left her stranded with a dead battery the other day because she believes that constant short trips have no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By HT417
Any warning signs at all before it blew? Noise,...

Any warning signs at all before it blew? Noise, vibration? What's your current mileage?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By HT417
I'll keep a close eye on the voltage, thanks. ...

I'll keep a close eye on the voltage, thanks.

It's easy for mine to fall below that because I'm an "unfavorable profile" driver, meaning I drive less than 10 miles one way. I guess it's a miracle...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By HT417
Thanks. Seems kind of consistent with expected...

Thanks. Seems kind of consistent with expected behavior of shutting down non-essential systems to save power. Completely different to what I was experiencing. I think mine is related to a bad relay...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By HT417
What was some of the weirdness you experienced?

What was some of the weirdness you experienced?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By HT417
PAX - to the best of my knowledge, no programming...

PAX - to the best of my knowledge, no programming is done to the vehicle as a matter of standard processing on either continent. In fact, trying to get them to modify a few settings prior to delivery...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,517
Posted By HT417
What?!?! You think that's how they're financing...

What?!?! You think that's how they're financing the CCP? :angel: I'm calling my FA tomorrow and requesting my investment in BMW be tripled because any company this adept at separating a customer from...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,582
Posted By HT417
How long are you holding it pressed? It takes a...

How long are you holding it pressed? It takes a good 10 to 15 secs if I remember right. If you only have the key in(engine not started) you will get a triangle on the display about half way through...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,517
Posted By HT417
What I learned during my time on the X3 forum is...

What I learned during my time on the X3 forum is it seems to be related to a defect in the design and air entering the lubrication system. The troubleshooting procedure I remember reading was that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,517
Posted By HT417
Mine gets fed Mobil 1 0W40. Except for the...

Mine gets fed Mobil 1 0W40. Except for the occassional ticking lifter issue, I've been problem free and every time I look inside things look clean and shiny.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,517
Posted By HT417
+1

+1
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,517
Posted By HT417
Full disclosure: I am most certainly not an...

Full disclosure: I am most certainly not an enthusiastic BMW owner based on the totality of my ownership experience. I am happier with my current vehicle, and BMW in general, now than I ever was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-20-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,517
Posted By HT417
Don't cry for BMW's money, they've got plenty of...

Don't cry for BMW's money, they've got plenty of it. If they want to keep it they'll start paying attention to design and quality.

IMHO if you want a good reputation and you sell a premium...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-20-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By HT417
There are two more in the front that exit behind...

There are two more in the front that exit behind the wheelwells if I remember correctly.

Also, I had a similar experience to yours except the water came down the interior door trim by the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By HT417
Yeah, I really wish I had known this before. ...

Yeah, I really wish I had known this before.

The assembly I bought from the dealership for about $115 included the new gasket. BMW is definitely aware of the issue.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By HT417
+1

+1
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By HT417
Yeah, I think I caught you in the middle of two....

Yeah, I think I caught you in the middle of two. You should sticky this. It's better than anything I've seen before.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By HT417
Just saw your edit. A card credit card and...

Just saw your edit.

A card credit card and maybe even the spatula wouldn't have been strong enough to break mine loose. I ended up using a thin wood chisel covered with duck tape.

Wish I'd seen...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By HT417
Yep, that's the video that taught me how to do...

Yep, that's the video that taught me how to do it.

Hope anyone that does this has better luck than I did realigning the plastic retaining clips on the interior hatch cladding. I'm glad I bought a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-14-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 829
Posted By HT417
Do you mean this one where I so convincingly...

Do you mean this one where I so convincingly played the role of "Boogieman"? :angel::
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=509491&highlight=ard+transfer+case.

I had saved it for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-06-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By HT417
Pretty common but I usually just read about rear...

Pretty common but I usually just read about rear lights going bad. If you can catch it in time, you can apply what ard said. Mine was too far gone and I had to replace it. The assemblies for the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By HT417
Most likely NCSExpert, which is part of the...

Most likely NCSExpert, which is part of the EDIABAS package, but I haven't coded anything myself yet and couldn't even begin to tell you what settings to change. Your best bet is probably a coding...
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