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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By jonohio
x5 braking system issue - bad hydro DXC??

So my wife's 2012 x5 is at 83k, it was at the dealer numerous times during the end of the warranty period to check the rear brakes (last year).

They always said they don't need replacing and are...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By jonohio
My high mileage 530

So my m54 530 is getting to 227k miles and I'm wondering if any of the items below are something that I need to plan for proactively.

For instance I have yet to perform any maintenance at all on...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By jonohio
I found what looks to be a decent engine @...

I found what looks to be a decent engine @ Veldman in South Bend. They have a 78k motor from a 2008 550i with a 3yr parts and labor warranty for $3200 shipped.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By jonohio
What's a fair cost to replace the motor?

What's a fair cost to replace the motor?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By jonohio
2008 650i issues - guidance needed on next steps

Hi folks,

So my good friend bought his 1st BMW, a 2008 650i.

It's been just under 2 years and has put on about 12k miles. He nor the previous dealership (non bmw) appear to have been proper in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 43,893
Posted By jonohio
I installed new front rotors/brake pads (4th set)...

I installed new front rotors/brake pads (4th set) and 4 new struts (3rd set)/coil springs (2nd set) over the weekend and I'm still picking the metal shavings and rust pieces out of my arms.....I've...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 43,893
Posted By jonohio
I installed new front rotors/brake pads (4th set)...

I installed new front rotors/brake pads (4th set) and 4 new struts (3rd set)/coil springs (2nd set) over the weekend and I'm still picking the metal shavings and rust pieces out of my arms.....I've...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-15-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By jonohio
2012 x5 35d idler tensioner pulley

Hi guys,

This is on my wife's 2012 x5 35d with 69k. I had the idler tensioner recall done last year under warranty.

While driving yesterday we lost all power steering and the charging...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,788
Posted By jonohio
Interesting you mention the DEF tank and sensor...

Interesting you mention the DEF tank and sensor issues. I am waiting on the parts as we speak for the wife's '12 x5 and have been waiting for 40+ days. I'll be calling my dealer today for an update...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-19-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 116,604
Posted By jonohio
Hi folks, I have a 2012 e70 x5 35d (0b88972)...

Hi folks,

I have a 2012 e70 x5 35d (0b88972) with 8s4 disabled and the 5ac option. Do you know who can recode my car? I'm getting mixed info on whether or not this can be done on my x5.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-19-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 116,604
Posted By jonohio
Hi folks, I have a 2012 e70 x5 35d (0b88972)...

Hi folks,

I have a 2012 e70 x5 35d (0b88972) with 8s4 disabled and the 5ac option. Do you know who can recode my car? I'm getting mixed info on whether or not this can be done on my x5.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By jonohio
These cars are known for valve cover gasket...

These cars are known for valve cover gasket issues. I have had to do mine every 75k and it only costs $250. If you do it yourself it only takes a couple hours and will cost you less significantly...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By jonohio
Sounds like front suspension issues to me. Check...

Sounds like front suspension issues to me. Check your front end, if the clunking is in the steering it's most likely your tie-rods. I replace the entire assembly (inner and outer) whenever I do mine.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By jonohio
Sounds like it's time for a new battery and/or...

Sounds like it's time for a new battery and/or alternator. How old are yours? What year is the car?

These cars are highly, highly sensitive to voltage issues. Check your alternator, but beware...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,387
Posted By jonohio
About to hit 200k, maintenance thoughts?

So i'm approaching 200k on my '04 530i with an m54 and manual transmission.

I've already covered fluids, suspension, cooling system (radiator and hoses), belts, water pump, and valve cover gasket...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By jonohio
You'll also find the DISA valve wears prematurely...

You'll also find the DISA valve wears prematurely on the e60s, that could also be an issue. I had that exact issue and my idle was up and down at stop lights. Not sure if the below applies to your...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,949
Posted By jonohio
Here is my experience: I bought my '04 E60...

Here is my experience:

I bought my '04 E60 530i 6 speed manual with 42k on the odometer in 2008 and it had no warranty. The car now has 197k on the clock and i've done almost all maintenance...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,113
Posted By jonohio
It seems that the answer to that question is...

It seems that the answer to that question is phone and car dependent.

In my car, my droid max doesn't change tracks when you hit the steering wheel buttons with Pandora or Google Play Music, but,...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-11-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By jonohio
Bump, still for sale. Price drop to $37500.

Bump, still for sale. Price drop to $37500.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-23-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By jonohio
Yes, I am. But we buy used so it's a little...

Yes, I am. But we buy used so it's a little different for us.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-22-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By jonohio
I have an x5 35d posted in the classifieds. It...

I have an x5 35d posted in the classifieds. It doesn't have everything you are looking for, however your list of requirements is quite steep. Good luck with the search, the car you want is in the 1%...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-22-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By jonohio
Selling my '12 X5 35d - Like new $39k

So, my wife really wants the Q7 and since i'm replacing her car, happy wife = happy life.

Up for sale is an almost mint x5 35d I spent 4 months locating.

It's loaded, last 7 of the vin is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By jonohio
Update. I received the last hydraulic line...

Update.

I received the last hydraulic line on thursday night and installed it and put things back together in 1.5 hrs. I started the car and used the rear swaybar bleeder to let the air out friday...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By jonohio
I'll snap a picture of the fitting in the...

I'll snap a picture of the fitting in the morning. However, I received the new line from ups today and just got ready to install it but found that the male end that it connects to is frozen. Ugh. So...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By jonohio
So I checked with Napa, carquest, and a local...

So I checked with Napa, carquest, and a local hydraulic place who all do custom fab and they can't help me. They said they can't make that large of a bubble flange....so I ordered the replacement one...
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