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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By serge1
Got Akebono brake pads (fronts and rears) from...

Got Akebono brake pads (fronts and rears) from Amazon. Zimmerman rotors (front and back) from partsgeek.com. Will get sensors from local dealer.
Haven't started installation yet.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,984
Posted By serge1
Put dipstick from 335d into X5 35d? :dunno:

Put dipstick from 335d into X5 35d? :dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,984
Posted By serge1
Ahem, X5 35d already has oil dip stick ...

Ahem, X5 35d already has oil dip stick
http://www.xoutpost.com/attachments/x5-e70-forum/38061d1259306247-elusive-2010-x5-35d-dipstick-dipstick.jpg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-24-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,984
Posted By serge1
After reading hundreds of horror stories, why...

After reading hundreds of horror stories, why open another thread here, too?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,984
Posted By serge1
Well, there's a solution - remove and code out...

Well, there's a solution - remove and code out DPF, DEF, etc (http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e70-forum/100105-dpf-delete-pipe-ecu-reflash-source.html)components and start [southern...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By serge1
I don't think X5s with air suspension have it on...

I don't think X5s with air suspension have it on front. I am aware of air bags for back only.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By serge1
We did! While going through fields of E.WA, saw a...

We did! While going through fields of E.WA, saw a lot of dust devils (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dust_devil). A few were relatively close to the 2-lane highway, so we took a couple turns on side...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By serge1
This weekend, got the worst mpg of all road trips...

This weekend, got the worst mpg of all road trips I took with this vehicle (2011 35d). 19.5 mpg while going to camp (to Eastern Washington state, about 280 miles one way).

Sleeping cots (total of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-20-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By serge1
Noticed this yesterday: Front power outlet...

Noticed this yesterday:
Front power outlet works with ignition on (the stage right before engine start). 2 outlets for 2nd row passengers do not work in this mode, but they work while engine is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By serge1
Fixed :D

Fixed :D
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By serge1
Read again carefully :) This: ...

Read again carefully :)


This:
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3002/2615347221_3d2bac98f7_z.jpg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-08-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By serge1
Why not bother to post the basics about your...

Why not bother to post the basics about your vehicle, year, engine, mileage, etc?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 31,289
Posted By serge1
Now that I think of it, wasn't there ERG cooler...

Now that I think of it, wasn't there ERG cooler bracket recall a while ago? Was recall work performed on your vehicle?

Whether yes or no, you may have a case to pursue it that route.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 31,289
Posted By serge1
Are you sure? ...

Are you sure?

http://www.bmwusa.com/standard/content/financialservices/bmwultimateprotection/extendedservicecontracts.aspx

Open the PDF and go to page 5.

From the language, the whole SCR...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 685
Posted By serge1
New battery every 10K miles? Bought my 35d...

New battery every 10K miles?

Bought my 35d in October 2011. Still the same battery, 80K on odometer now.
The only slight issue is if music is playing for an hour (while doing things in garage)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,388
Posted By serge1
^^ What? If your vehicle excessively consumed...

^^ What?
If your vehicle excessively consumed oil, then iDrive would tell you level is low.
Oil change schedule and oil level are different things. In your case, oil level is good, but the oil...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By serge1
How much do they want for it? In my area, a...

How much do they want for it?
In my area, a 2007 4.8i with ~85K miles can be bought for 20K.

For $5,000 more you can get a 35i with similar mileage, but worth it:
-LCI (new bumpers, LED lights)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-17-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,389
Posted By serge1
It is also nice to see someone come back and...

It is also nice to see someone come back and report what worked. Lately, people get it fixed and never report back.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-17-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,658
Posted By serge1
+1 on going with this via recall with BMW. You...

+1 on going with this via recall with BMW. You should get 100% covered by BMW.
The dealer/stealer is probably well aware this was due to driveshaft and there is a recall on it, yet proceeded to hide...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By serge1
Do you know what the codes are for the CEL? Could...

Do you know what the codes are for the CEL? Could be anything, really.

If you value your time, take charge of this, like anything in life. BMW sensors are often faulty, but not all the time....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,061
Posted By serge1
Pardon me, but I don't want this flexing question...

Pardon me, but I don't want this flexing question get buried under recommendations to reduce tongue weight, tow less, etc. OP's issue is legitimate.
Should we be seeing the receiver flex like that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,061
Posted By serge1
The vehicle (and this particular hitch) are rated...

The vehicle (and this particular hitch) are rated at 6,000 lb, of which 10% is on tongue (600lbs). While anyone towing 6,000lbs should be very cautious (as normal), what exactly is the concern about...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,061
Posted By serge1
OP is saying that it is flexing right at 600lbs....

OP is saying that it is flexing right at 600lbs. The question here is: should it be flexing at 600lbs ? I have seen a lot of claims by various Execuhitch representitives about rigorous testing, load...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 71,197
Posted By serge1
Coronas incrased brightness with headlights on

Had Okee (great guy) code my 2011 35d (LCI + coronas) yesterday

During coding, the vehicle was making all kinds of light flashes, modules on/off, etc.

Vehicle has to be running during coding,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By serge1
:rofl: P.S. Just found it funny, no hard...

:rofl:

P.S. Just found it funny, no hard feelings.
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