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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-13-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Norm50
Bavaria BMW - Edmonton BEWARE!!

Just wanted to share my experience with the service department at my Canadian dealership in Alberta to caution anyone else that's thinking of purchasing there or having your BMW serviced there.
I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-24-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,497
Posted By Norm50
Attention - No Warning Tones

Twice in the past few weeks when I've started my 2013 X3 35i I get a message on the video screen that says "Attention - No Warning Tones". At this point the audible proximity alarms don't work, the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-17-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By Norm50
I've been running Shell Premium and it contains...

I've been running Shell Premium and it contains no ethanol at all.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-17-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By Norm50
I saw a BMW service technician reset the display...

I saw a BMW service technician reset the display on my X3 last summer and he did it by pressing a combination of buttons on the steering wheel and turn signal stalk so there is a programming mode...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-17-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By Norm50
The gas line on my 2013 X3 froze in -30C weather...

The gas line on my 2013 X3 froze in -30C weather and left me stranded until I got some gas line anti-freeze, so you may want to consider that. Keeping your fuel tank more than 1/4 full at all times...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-17-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By Norm50
Frozen Gas Line

It was -30 degrees here a couple of weeks ago and I made the mistake of filling up a near empty gas tank and not using gas line anti-freeze. My 2013 X3 drove fine for a while but after a quick stop...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-01-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By Norm50
Concerned my oil wasn't changed

About 4 months ago I took my X3 to the dealership to have the summer wheels/tire installed and an oil change. This was the first oil change and because I had only driven about 11,000 miles in the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-22-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,585
Posted By Norm50
We just had literally about 1 foot of snow...

We just had literally about 1 foot of snow yesterday in a freak Spring storm and my Perelli P-Sotto run-flats were fine. In fact we have had a record year for snow and the tires are fine, but then...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,885
Posted By Norm50
I thought he was a bit of a snot to you earlier,...

I thought he was a bit of a snot to you earlier, and there is really no excuse for poor grammer.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,885
Posted By Norm50
Ummm, that sentence should say "really good...

Ummm, that sentence should say "really good advice", not "advise". Advise is a verb and advice is a noun. So advice is what is given and the act of giving advice is called advising.

Just thought...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-28-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,885
Posted By Norm50
What fuel pump issue??

What fuel pump issue??
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Replies: 30
Views: 8,231
Posted By Norm50
You don't ship to Canada!!

You don't ship to Canada!!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By Norm50
The boom is the exhaust dampener opening at 5K...

The boom is the exhaust dampener opening at 5K rpm then closing again as the rpm dips back down. In normal operation exhaust only comes out of the left tail pipe. Above 5k rpm a dampener on the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-21-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,913
Posted By Norm50
Yeah, after my incident I used a C-Tek charger...

Yeah, after my incident I used a C-Tek charger too and have not had any problems since either. Got mine at Cdn Tire too, but seem to remember paying a lot more than $30 for it, hmmm.:dunno:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-28-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,913
Posted By Norm50
Charge Battery?? Really??

A couple of days ago I had my 2013 X3 out while doing some errands. At the end of an about 30 minute drive through the city I shut it off and was greeted with the warning chime and the display...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-20-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,846
Posted By Norm50
We have had a lot of snow up here in Northern...

We have had a lot of snow up here in Northern Canada, over 1 foot during just one of many dumps in early November, and my 2013 X3 M-Sport with the BMW winter pkg. (Pirelli P-Sotos) handled like a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-12-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Norm50
Yes, the heated steering wheel is sublime.

Yes, the heated steering wheel is sublime.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Norm50
Smile Frozen Console

Funny Story:
Now that its starting to get really cold up here in Northern Canada (-20C / -3F) I for the life of me couldn't figure out why the centre console of my 2013 X3 M-Sport was so freezing...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-13-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,746
Posted By Norm50
Yes this "feature" is on my 2013 X3 35i too. I...

Yes this "feature" is on my 2013 X3 35i too.
I don't believe that BMW had any choice though as I think this auto shutoff feature has been mandated for all car manufacturers.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-06-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Norm50
Low Km Oil Change

Was at my dealership last weekend to have my winter wheel/tire package installed on my 2013 X3 M-Sport - 19" wheels with Pirelli P Sottozero. I enquired about an oil change and was told that by the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-05-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,746
Posted By Norm50
That'll be the day when I try to hack my X3's...

That'll be the day when I try to hack my X3's computer and end up disabling the engine or something just as bad.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-05-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,746
Posted By Norm50
Auto Shut-Off Solution!!

For those of you that hate the Auto Shut-Off feature and want to disable it automatically, I have an easy solution. Just start driving in a climate where the temperature is consistently below 0...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-11-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By Norm50
I guess you could get someone to hold an ice cube...

I guess you could get someone to hold an ice cube on it while you watched the temp display on the dash.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-10-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By Norm50
I would say it some sort of sensor, but don't...

I would say it some sort of sensor, but don't know what it's sensing.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-06-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,368
Posted By Norm50
I agree with jknj and slambmw as I got the same...

I agree with jknj and slambmw as I got the same thing for my 2013 X3, it fits perfectly.
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