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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By drfred
Thanks, appreciate the help!

Thanks, appreciate the help!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By drfred
There are no lights on

There are no lights on
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By drfred
lack of heat

-24 degrees this morning influenced me to ask for help. This whole cold winter, my temp
needle never gets out of the blue section. I drove 1 hour this morning stopping for 10 minutes for coffee...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By drfred
road noise

2005 330CI with 110,000 miles. This past winter I felt that the ride was rather noisy and
so when I took the snows off and put the regular tires on I expected an immediate reduction in the sound...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By drfred
yellow circle with broken curved lines on each...

yellow circle with broken curved lines on each side on the right side of the dash
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By drfred
I found that hint in the wiki and the light did...

I found that hint in the wiki and the light did not reset.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By drfred
Judging by the replies, I assume that they did...

Judging by the replies, I assume that they did not change the sensors. I emailed them to order the sensors.
Fred
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By drfred
Brake pad indicator

After 75,000 miles, the yellow brake light indicator came on on the 2005 330CI
so my local garage ordered pads and rotors from the BMW dealership and installed
them. The warning indicator is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By drfred
Thanks,maybe its our NNY weather

Thanks,maybe its our NNY weather
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By drfred
yellow oil symbol-2005 330CI 2005

Over the last couple of weeks, the oil symbol has come on several times after shutting down the car. If I restart it again the light does not come on. It has also come on 1 time while driving and I...
Forum: European Delivery 07-12-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,473
Posted By drfred
Depressing posts

We are leaving soon for Positano where we rented a villa for a week. I had no idea that
one had to be in defensive mode when in Italy. It appears that the best solution is hiding passports and...
Forum: European Delivery 04-24-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,169
Posted By drfred
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2008, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By drfred
Thats exactly what Mike said. The dealer said...

Thats exactly what Mike said. The dealer said that where the fuel lines go up and over the rear axle (or something like that) salt can accumulate and in time rot the lines. I sorta raised a stink...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By drfred
I communicated with Mike Miller and he said that...

I communicated with Mike Miller and he said that he has never heard of any BMW rusting out this early in its life. BMW corporate has decided to pay for 1/2 as goodwill but thats
still $1200 this...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-04-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By drfred
Engine oil cooler

Has anyone else had to replace the oil cooler because it rusted out and is spewing oil?
Only 75,000 miles on the 4.4 and I am facing a $2200 bill from the dealer.
Fred
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By drfred
Sandy-Apparently I got lucky after voicing my...

Sandy-Apparently I got lucky after voicing my displeasure, they are covering everything.
The situation sounded fishy but I can't complain now.
Fred
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By drfred
Rear brake lines

I haven't found any other owners with my problem on other boards, so here goes.
An intermittent thumping noise from the rear was apparently caused by a brake piston not releasing and keeping a...
Forum: European Delivery 12-03-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,334
Posted By drfred
diesels

I find it amazing that diesel fuel is as expensive as it is now-around here more expensive than premium. I was in Wales last month and paid 99 cents a litre which I believe is around $8.00 a gallon....
Forum: European Delivery 12-01-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,855
Posted By drfred
conde nast

We did the Alpine package 2 summers ago combining the ED with a college reunion
in the Alps. It was first class all the way from being picked up at the airport, dropped off at the Bayer to shower...
Forum: European Delivery 04-18-2007, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,306
Posted By drfred
British pound

I have felt the pain of the dollar vs. pound. My daughter is being married in Wales this fall
and I have been sending deposits over the pond, each time using more of my dollars for the pound. If I...
Forum: European Delivery 03-23-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By drfred
My dealer financed my ED directly through a...

My dealer financed my ED directly through a credit union because the rates were better than BMWFS. Three years ago they used a local bank to finance my X5, once again bypassing BMWFS. I cannot...
Forum: European Delivery 02-05-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,291
Posted By drfred
Thanks for the replies

I booked all of the flights on the Continental website so the purchases had the same basis.
We have never flown into Bristol before and my wife did say that this plane was a little smaller the the...
Forum: European Delivery 02-03-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,291
Posted By drfred
flying rules

Since I received great info on my ED experience previously I thought I would pose this question to you frequent flyers. In September we flew to Gatwick and when we checked in, we were able to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By drfred
2005 330cic

Two weeks ago we had the car in the garage for 3 days without starting it and when we tried, it was dead. I called the dealership and they said that it was "normal" for the battery to drain because...
Forum: European Delivery 01-20-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By drfred
Just curious, which dealer or where in New York. ...

Just curious, which dealer or where in New York.
Fred
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