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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,445
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: 281
Views: 13,375
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: 281
Views: 13,375
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: 281
Views: 13,375
Posted By HT417
+1

+1
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 13,375
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: 281
Views: 13,375
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: 312
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: 500
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: 239
Posted By HT417
+1

+1
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
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: 500
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: 500
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: 757
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: 186
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: 286
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...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,792
Posted By HT417
Not a chance. 13K might buy an NA, 3 liter, 6...

Not a chance. 13K might buy an NA, 3 liter, 6 cylinder. I'm guessing 20K for the 8 cylinder. :yikes:



Exactly why you want to avoid dealers. ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By HT417
OMG, you're right. I see it now. It had 10...

OMG, you're right. I see it now. It had 10 service visits and they only charged the battery 4 times!! Those bastards! And,... they changed the wiper blades 4 times in 19 months! Don't they know that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By HT417
I wouldn't be concerned about the battery; if...

I wouldn't be concerned about the battery; if there was some issue, it would probably already have been addressed. I've experienced the battery being charged every time they have to hook the vehicle...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By HT417
I'm sure it could be done if someone had the...

I'm sure it could be done if someone had the needed access and/or skill. But, maybe it's plastic for a reason: to prevent transmission damage if something unusual happened with the shifter. I could...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By HT417
Update

UPDATE:

Spoke with the owner today and, just as driller suggested, it was the selector rod shaft. The plastic attached to one end had shattered and left it disconnected. The shaft was 15 euros and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 706
Posted By HT417
Good to know, thanks!

Good to know, thanks!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By HT417
Roughly twice the normal stopping distance with...

Roughly twice the normal stopping distance with an emergency brake; not too shabby.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 706
Posted By HT417
Interesting... Since I had my TC oil changed at...

Interesting... Since I had my TC oil changed at ~30K, I'm wondering how that might influence when the warning appears. Maybe they reset it if it's CBS based and it looks for the next ~60K interval....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By HT417
If you continue reading further from where lp...

If you continue reading further from where lp quotes Dynamic Braking near the bottom of page 18 you can see that it's a mandated by law, direct replacement for the old hand or foot parking brake and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 706
Posted By HT417
I've been told by an SA that once the transfer...

I've been told by an SA that once the transfer case oil needs to be changed based on deterioration, as determined by a sensor, it will throw a code. My understanding was that it was only readable...
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