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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By HT417
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By HT417
+1 What Fredo said. You really need the...

+1 What Fredo said.

You really need the maintenance history to know what you're getting into. Take a test drive and go to the nearest BMW dealer and let them read the key to see what service is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-29-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,481
Posted By HT417
And let's not forget the battery charger because...

And let's not forget the battery charger because trips that short are going to deplete it very quickly.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-18-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By HT417
Once you learn them, you will definitely find...

Once you learn them, you will definitely find INPA/DIS to be much better at assisting with code reading and troubleshooting than a basic reader.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-18-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,029
Posted By HT417
I am only human so there is the possibility it's...

I am only human so there is the possibility it's something I did or failed to do but, whatever it was, I was consistent over time because both had the exact same amount of water in them and I did...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-17-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,029
Posted By HT417
Just want to let anyone know that is...

Just want to let anyone know that is contemplating this repair that you should strongly consider adding an appropriate silicon or rubber based sealer to supplement the foam seal before you close it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-12-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By HT417
Based on what I've read, I would not install the...

Based on what I've read, I would not install the new springs until the pump shows signs of normal operation otherwise you might damage them.

Module? Maybe. I can't figure out where it's located...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-09-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By HT417
Spoken by someone who's probably still in the...

Spoken by someone who's probably still in the honeymoon phase of the warranty period. :angel:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,086
Posted By HT417
Hmmm... yeah, I guess so. I was originally...

Hmmm... yeah, I guess so.

I was originally thinking he was just thumbin' you and PIXLFIX but I guess I was the one with the defective long range scanner. :rofl:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,086
Posted By HT417
What was the fix?

What was the fix?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By HT417
I don't remember reading anything about a "fuse",...

I don't remember reading anything about a "fuse", might have missed it, but I think you wouldn't notice any action from the compressor if a fuse was blown.

I still suspect sensors. Do you know...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By HT417
Ard, don't get frustrated, practice with the...

Ard, don't get frustrated, practice with the attachment will help with the hard to translate questions. :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By HT417
Apparently I meant compressor valve block. But...

Apparently I meant compressor valve block. But since that contains no electrical or electronics elements, that's probably not the problem.

You didn't really provide a lot of history of how you got...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-06-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By HT417
Just taking a stab at it but what about the...

Just taking a stab at it but what about the distribution block for the air lines? I seem to remember reading that it's occasionally at fault. Or maybe the new compressor has to be programmed in?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,527
Posted By HT417
Agree that it's good that BMW stepped up and that...

Agree that it's good that BMW stepped up and that Porsche should have. I think they also had a supplier problem with porous engine blocks in the 1998-99 time frame and were reluctant to make it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By HT417
The cheapest way forward is to get a battery...

The cheapest way forward is to get a battery charger and charge up the battery once or twice a week and maybe you can avoid a new battery for a little longer. It's not money wasted because, based on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 35,174
Posted By HT417
Your point's taken but I think you're taking this...

Your point's taken but I think you're taking this a little too serious. I'm just poking fun at the cheap contents of some of the BMW bags.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 35,174
Posted By HT417
Swag bags

What if BMW gave these swag bags out instead?
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By HT417
Thanks for the answer and I agree with Fredo and...

Thanks for the answer and I agree with Fredo and ard. IMHO they should foot the majority of the bill and if you can't make that happen, go used.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By HT417
:rofl::rofl::rofl: You are so right but BMW...

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

You are so right but BMW is not alone with this illness. My wife's VW left her stranded with a dead battery the other day because she believes that constant short trips have no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By HT417
Any warning signs at all before it blew? Noise,...

Any warning signs at all before it blew? Noise, vibration? What's your current mileage?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By HT417
I'll keep a close eye on the voltage, thanks. ...

I'll keep a close eye on the voltage, thanks.

It's easy for mine to fall below that because I'm an "unfavorable profile" driver, meaning I drive less than 10 miles one way. I guess it's a miracle...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By HT417
Thanks. Seems kind of consistent with expected...

Thanks. Seems kind of consistent with expected behavior of shutting down non-essential systems to save power. Completely different to what I was experiencing. I think mine is related to a bad relay...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By HT417
What was some of the weirdness you experienced?

What was some of the weirdness you experienced?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By HT417
PAX - to the best of my knowledge, no programming...

PAX - to the best of my knowledge, no programming is done to the vehicle as a matter of standard processing on either continent. In fact, trying to get them to modify a few settings prior to delivery...
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