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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By Moon the Loon
Yeah still under warranty, 2011, but almost up. ...

Yeah still under warranty, 2011, but almost up.

Just got the vehicle back tonight and asked them about the recalls. They said all the recalls were done on my X5 during the certification process....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By Moon the Loon
I'm in Chicago, Ill have to check what IL...

I'm in Chicago, Ill have to check what IL emissions can do.

The shop has a good reputation and does good work so far. I'm wondering how it got certified from BMW I guess. The latest repair (this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By Moon the Loon
X5 35d - Keep or get rid of?

I picked up a certified X5 35d with 39,xxx two months ago. I've put about 3,500 miles on. Here is a list of problems/repairs needed in the two months I've owned it:


Oxygen Sensor
Wiper Rain...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By Moon the Loon
Retrofit new m6 steering wheel on x5/e70

Searched and can't find anything on this. Is it possible to retrofit the new M6 steering wheel (w/ or w/out paddles) on a 2011 35d??
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,433
Posted By Moon the Loon
So test if the awd is distributing to all the...

So test if the awd is distributing to all the wheels evenly is what you're saying? Thanks for the info by the way, sure sound like an engineer to me:)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,433
Posted By Moon the Loon
Update on the Transfer Case oil - they said they...

Update on the Transfer Case oil - they said they used BG synchroshift with a friction Modifier. So far its been great, smooth as can be, but I'm a little worried now cause everyone is saying to only...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,433
Posted By Moon the Loon
Steely eyed missile man X3emist:) And...

Steely eyed missile man X3emist:)

And thanks for the suggestions and help everyone.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,433
Posted By Moon the Loon
Update - Finally ALL the clunking is gone! Took...

Update - Finally ALL the clunking is gone! Took it to this import specialty shop that my cousin recommended for one last check and opinion before we replace the rear diff. The tech there said that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,433
Posted By Moon the Loon
Thanks for the replies guys. Where is the...

Thanks for the replies guys.

Where is the Transfer Case located? Near the rear?

By the way X3emist we have the exact same X3. Yours probably clunk free though;)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,433
Posted By Moon the Loon
Update - So the who ever owned the vehicle before...

Update - So the who ever owned the vehicle before me had the wheels miss matched. The 255/45 R18 were in the front and the 235/50 R18 were in the back. We just switched them and it did make a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,433
Posted By Moon the Loon
I have no idea. I'll have ask the dealership if...

I have no idea. I'll have ask the dealership if they put those tires on. If the dealership put them on then 2-3 k miles.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,433
Posted By Moon the Loon
Well I picked up the vehicle last night after...

Well I picked up the vehicle last night after having the Diff Fluid flushed and refilled with redline 75 90. Still making the clunking noise this morning on my commute in to work.

Also checked...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,433
Posted By Moon the Loon
Thanks for the feedback mrsanchez3. ...

Thanks for the feedback mrsanchez3.

Question for everyone: Am I just masking the problem by changing the fluid?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,433
Posted By Moon the Loon
Thanks for the input guys appreciate it. ...

Thanks for the input guys appreciate it.

The repair shop said they checked the diff fluid and said it looked clean and it did not smell burnt. But I don't think they ever did a flush though. I'll...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,433
Posted By Moon the Loon
Should I keep it - BMW Says Rear Diff Needs To Be Replaced

Looking for any insight on what I should do from those of you who may have had this same problem.

The problem I'm having is when driving very slow (like in stop and go traffic) I get a series of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By Moon the Loon
halltristan - I'm having the same issue with my...

halltristan - I'm having the same issue with my shifting. I have a 2006 X3 M with 74k miles. Did you find a fix(s) for this at all? I Would love to know thanks.
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