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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By smyles
You did it on diesel x5, or on 'a BMW'?

You did it on diesel x5, or on 'a BMW'?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By smyles
They didn't do it because routine doesn't work...

They didn't do it because routine doesn't work and they don't want to waste their time.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By smyles
They cleared the codes before selling the car to...

They cleared the codes before selling the car to you. Drive it for couple of weeks to set the readyness monitors. You can pass even with one not ready. If you registration is up, you can get 1 month...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By smyles
Not quite - unlike in other cars, the e70 covers...

Not quite - unlike in other cars, the e70 covers are pretty much fused, and the sealant doesn't soften when heated, so baking in oven, etc. is pointless. Since old covers will be scrapped, you can...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-26-2016, 04:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By smyles
With proper alignment, fronts and rears wear at...

With proper alignment, fronts and rears wear at the same rate, staggered or not. But yes, if one tire is damaged beyond repair -> $$$
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By smyles
Considering idler pulley and tensioner are cheap,...

Considering idler pulley and tensioner are cheap, I'd have them replaced anyway, while at it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By smyles
First I'd run a VIN check to determine whether it...

First I'd run a VIN check to determine whether it was an option or retrofit. Then use Rheingold to scan for codes and to display the map of all modules and their status. Proceed upon findings.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By smyles
Let them scan for codes - a bad throttle would...

Let them scan for codes - a bad throttle would cause one (but no CEL)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By smyles
Throttle body.

Throttle body.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By smyles
LOL, good one.

LOL, good one.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By smyles
BMW Output Shaft Extractor/Installer Kit...

BMW Output Shaft Extractor/Installer Kit (http://www.appautotool.com/index.php/product/collision-tools/bmw-output-shaft-extractor-installer-kit.html)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By smyles
87..89c

87..89c
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By smyles
No you shouldn't (unless regen.)

No you shouldn't (unless regen.)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By smyles
Have you checked the bulb itself?

Have you checked the bulb itself?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,116
Posted By smyles
Also an option: ...

Also an option:

https://www.blackvue.co.uk/images/stories/virtuemart/product/power-magic-pro9.png
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,116
Posted By smyles
My hardwired blackvue causes such message if left...

My hardwired blackvue causes such message if left overnight or longer. It can be safely ignored - the only consequence is an error code that won't trigger CEL... and obviously a dead battery if left...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,464
Posted By smyles
'Universal joint' more likely

'Universal joint' more likely
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-01-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,464
Posted By smyles
https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=&sl=ru&t...

https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=&sl=ru&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Ftis.bmwcats.com%2Fdoc25104%2F
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By smyles
http://www.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10...

http://www.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1086703&highlight=comfort+seats
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-06-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,353
Posted By smyles
Well, you have to ensure all other components are...

Well, you have to ensure all other components are 100% operational, so replace thermostat before writing off DPF.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-06-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,353
Posted By smyles
IIRC (so don't quote me in court) the capacity ...

IIRC (so don't quote me in court) the capacity is ~100 grams ; you get your first code when the variance of pressure assumes DPF is ~60% full. In most cases, clearing the code and triggering...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-06-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By smyles
Yeah, two separate things.

Yeah, two separate things.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By smyles
Same as oil reset

Same as oil reset
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By smyles
I'd rather have MB producing variety of designs...

I'd rather have MB producing variety of designs and platforms (with occasional flops or "not my cup of tea"), than Audi cloning/resizing the same shape over and over again... and let's be honest,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By smyles
body damage?

body damage?
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