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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By RJ
ard is correct as in my case (twice) a high end...

ard is correct as in my case (twice) a high end body shop (used by the dealer) was asked by the insurance company to use after market parts and they refused to do so and were able to get the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-21-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By RJ
To me it looks like whatever the airport parking...

To me it looks like whatever the airport parking place that provided the free car wash put on the tires to shine has got on the black trim. Some of the foam type tire shines are known to do this.
...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-18-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By RJ
I had my 2002 325I done when new (3M). I recently...

I had my 2002 325I done when new (3M). I recently had to have just the hood redone because of a small tear. Due to our severe weather in Canada with sand and gravel on the roads during the winter, it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By RJ
I had the same issue with my X5 a few times. ...

I had the same issue with my X5 a few times.

It is best to lock the car in your garage when not in use. Electrical systems seem to come on from time to time.

Keep your keys away as far away as...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By RJ
How did the swapping out the grills work? Did the...

How did the swapping out the grills work? Did the SA just gave it to you? The grey grills are standard on...? Sorry but I am ignorant on these as they have different packages in Canada than in USA...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By RJ
Thanks Fast Bob, I will certainly check it out.

Thanks Fast Bob, I will certainly check it out.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By RJ
Thank you Fast Bob for the heads up on the...

Thank you Fast Bob for the heads up on the Coopers.

Also the advise on Pirelli and the recommendation on the Hankook.

Thanks everyone!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By RJ
Tire Rack has recommended the following tires for...

Tire Rack has recommended the following tires for my 2002 325i. Any opinions?

Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus
$109
91H

Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology
$98
91H
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By RJ
ard - I had many problems (engine operating at...

ard - I had many problems (engine operating at reduced speed messages) with my diesel due to extreme weather. I am now waiting for a replacement gasoline engine car.

Maybe it was nothing to do...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By RJ
I had a similar issue. I could unlock but could...

I had a similar issue. I could unlock but could not lock. As someone had suggested in another post, I tried that and now my car key works.

Get in the car, lock the car. Put the key in the ignition...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By RJ
crowz - will re-initializing procedure work for a...

crowz - will re-initializing procedure work for a key that has stopped working/locking?

The key will open the door/s but will not perform the locking of the doors.

How can I tell which key was...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-05-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By RJ
Have a look at Page 53 and 57 of the owners...

Have a look at Page 53 and 57 of the owners manual.

From the pictures you have posted, it does not look like you have electrical adjustment on your head rest. In the centre of the long button (the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-04-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By RJ
CEL light coming on has been a constant problem...

CEL light coming on has been a constant problem with my current 2009 X5 diesel. The car has spent a lot of time in the shop with a lot of parts replaced in order to solve the problem including...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 979
Posted By RJ
If you have a garage to park the car in...

If you have a garage to park the car in overnight, it is a little "warmer" than the outside temperature. As you have been having very cold temperatures in the past few days in Eastern Canada, The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By RJ
It was past minus 36 C last week-end here and...

It was past minus 36 C last week-end here and mine was working fine. I use the same blue washer fluid that is rated at -40 C all year round. I do not see any point in switching it for the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By RJ
Try this: ...

Try this:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=510865
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-20-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By RJ
I fold my mirrors when parking at work in an open...

I fold my mirrors when parking at work in an open garage in -30 to -35 C temperatures with no problem. However, I would be careful and not fold the mirrors if I had gone through a day of freezing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-08-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 24,771
Posted By RJ
I was slightly bumped whille waiting for the...

I was slightly bumped whille waiting for the lights to change. Visually could not see any marks on the bumper at first but when I took it to the body shop because I had then noticed warping at the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By RJ
Sun damage

It looks like sun damage and general deterioration of the rubber seal around the windshield (In UK they call it windscreen).

I would replace it with original parts from the dealer or one of the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-03-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By RJ
Do you have the part number? Maybe, please...

Do you have the part number?

Maybe, please check your invoice.

Thanks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-09-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,732
Posted By RJ
I will dig up the card i threw away in the...

I will dig up the card i threw away in the recycle bin and post it. It did say $10 K off.

Typically, X5's are in the $75-$80 K range here.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,732
Posted By RJ
My2013

I had a card from my dealer yesterday in the mail offering "$10,000 off on X5".

So they may have already started to move the inventory out here in Canada.

Remember it is a different ball game...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By RJ
This is quite possible as a neighbour h was...

This is quite possible as a neighbour h was having this issue and when we inspected the rotors closely noticed a pebble. After removing it, the noise was gone.

Are you sure the handbrake is not in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By RJ
alex800st, what I meant was if with the new DVD,...

alex800st, what I meant was if with the new DVD, whether the Canadian maps were updated or just the USA maps were updated. On my original DVD when I use a new portion of the freeway that was built...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By RJ
My warranty expired in May 2013. The Canadian...

My warranty expired in May 2013. The Canadian Dealers do not offer BMW warranty (or at least that is what I was told) and were offering a third party warranty for $4000. It was a "warranty" and did...
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