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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By 4Bimmers
Broke loose the vent adjuster at center of dashboard

The small flat lever moving vanes left and right and up and down came lose with some parts falling out.
Anyone with experience of removing that panel and fixing said parts?

From the picture in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By 4Bimmers
Battery replaced and X5 is happy again. Driving...

Battery replaced and X5 is happy again. Driving record showed short trips lately and battery at 50% so I use it as a backup battery at home, retiring old one of poorer quality.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-14-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By 4Bimmers
The high battery drain showed up today after I...

The high battery drain showed up today after I charged it for two hours with 6amp. Started right up after that.
Left it on for a couple of more hours and will check the drain tomorrow morning and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-13-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By 4Bimmers
Both long and short trips but I assume it is time...

Both long and short trips but I assume it is time for it to go. Same experience with 750 4-5 years.
Just surprised no warnings anywhere about low battery etc.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-12-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By 4Bimmers
Battery at 12.2V and diesel won't crank

A 2011 3.5 diesel with 70k miles. Could the battery be bad already? Charging volts were 14.3
Jumped it and it did start.
Will put on trickle charger overnight.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By 4Bimmers
Same applies here in GA. Can't buy in metro area...

Same applies here in GA. Can't buy in metro area but immediately outside u can.
Never even thought of it until it came up yday in discussion during cold snap here.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,737
Posted By 4Bimmers
I would not talk to a dealer. A BMW tech rep is...

I would not talk to a dealer. A BMW tech rep is needed. Ask how they ensure the rigidity of the structure, ask for evidence how much forces the pillar is designed to hold up to and how a fix would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By 4Bimmers
Never heard that but why did they not open the...

Never heard that but why did they not open the door or trunk remotely?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-18-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By 4Bimmers
Well I'm getting 0.6 mpg. Oops it was on the...

Well I'm getting 0.6 mpg. Oops it was on the boat.

Anyway all questions can be stupid for someone, but obviously regarded important by the one asking. If you can't be of help to him then say so. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-12-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By 4Bimmers
I have one 2001 3.0 , 54k miles garaged, sterling...

I have one 2001 3.0 , 54k miles garaged, sterling silver, beige interior, black top, weekend car, great shape, $12,500.
In Atlanta Ga.

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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,176
Posted By 4Bimmers
Reviving an old thread. I accidentally touched...

Reviving an old thread.
I accidentally touched the mirror after owning the car 10 years, it was hot and 80F outside.
Learned here the heat is always on and I did not even know they were heated.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-08-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,601
Posted By 4Bimmers
5 11 and 180 lbs . Seats are fantastic and...

5 11 and 180 lbs . Seats are fantastic and adjustment to get right distance to pedals work well, a little too far from steering wheel but ok.
Raise front end of seat adjust wheel and backrest....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-22-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By 4Bimmers
They only needed 2 days to come back in my case....

They only needed 2 days to come back in my case. First all built up colony around passenger door, outside seal. Cleaned out and 2 days later same on driver side.
Took car to car wash for proper...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By 4Bimmers
Ha, Interesting that I encountered same issue...

Ha,
Interesting that I encountered same issue with 14mm hex on my BMW cruiser transmission. Same recipe, get a hex key, cut it and extend with 14 mm socket. Use stubby socket hex with fixed wrench...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By 4Bimmers
On my jeep I was battling the same phenomenon for...

On my jeep I was battling the same phenomenon for a while. End result was after replacing thermostat and hoses that the radiator cap was faulty.since the BMW doesn't have a radiator cap there must be...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-04-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,061
Posted By 4Bimmers
My 2001 Z3 3.0 with 53k most is closer in Atlanta...

My 2001 Z3 3.0 with 53k most is closer in Atlanta if u r interested.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By 4Bimmers
A nice warm garage is the right treatment for the...

A nice warm garage is the right treatment for the car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By 4Bimmers
Ok had them replace the right front rim and check...

Ok had them replace the right front rim and check alignment. Did remove the vibes and the alignment was pretty much right.
So now I have one slightly out of round, maybe. Need to check if I can get...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,877
Posted By 4Bimmers
Ferrari obviously also clearly shuns kn cause maf...

Ferrari obviously also clearly shuns kn cause maf gets destroyed by oil.
Pure paper is still good and if it does not turn dark it's not working. I've had so many oil changes done on my jeep and the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By 4Bimmers
Low coolant

Is it common in 335 to lose coolant over 9000 miles?
Not happened with any of the other cars prior and current.
Oil they claimed a quart in 750 miles is still within BMW tolerances. Sounds a little...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By 4Bimmers
Ok, Verdict from dealer all wheels out of...

Ok,
Verdict from dealer all wheels out of round, after hitting one 2in dent not even hole with right front. Hard to believe its true. Wanted to swap all for 2,200 bucks.
I am getting one new wheel...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-07-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By 4Bimmers
No smoke without fire, or high risk for it. Why...

No smoke without fire, or high risk for it. Why did they do what they did? Did they see some evidence of it being the cause of the smell?
I had some hint of this but it went away and was never...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By 4Bimmers
Is it like skipping a cog in the diff? I have...

Is it like skipping a cog in the diff?
I have had this symptom with the tranny especially when accelerating on a jeep however.
Other thought would be the rear diff axle assembly somehow rotating...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By 4Bimmers
I had the wheel checked at tire place and that is...

I had the wheel checked at tire place and that is where the balance was ok but it seemed like a little out of round. Don't know if it sls tire or wheel though, if that would be the case.
It seems...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By 4Bimmers
Unhappy 2in pothole

I hit a 2 in deep pothole and the car slammed, sounded like it would have bottomed out. 8ooo miles on it and speed around 65mph on Interstate.
After this I got a slight vibration at speeds from low...
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