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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-04-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,097
Posted By wleighton
I second Roundel-NY's comment. I've bought...

I second Roundel-NY's comment. I've bought numerous BMWs from Mark Carvalho at JMK. Good guy. Straight shooter. Easy to do business with and cares about his customers. Knows his stuff - used to be a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-01-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By wleighton
Our 2010 X5 did the on and off the expressway...

Our 2010 X5 did the on and off the expressway thing, particularly on the NJ Turnpike. Eventually realized it thought it was a truck and kept wanting to be in the truck lanes!

Also seemed to have a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-01-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By wleighton
The socket in the front center console between...

The socket in the front center console between the cup holders is ignition activated.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-27-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,246
Posted By wleighton
Can only speculate on what caused original...

Can only speculate on what caused original problem.

But losing 10 pounds in a week in a run flat is typical of a slow leak, typically a nail or screw still stuck in the tire. I've had mixed...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-11-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,095
Posted By wleighton
Pedal sinking slowly to the floor is typically...

Pedal sinking slowly to the floor is typically symptomatic of a bad master cylinder. Spongy brakes due to air in the lines will pump up as opposed to sinking to the floor. If it happens all the time,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-09-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 52,774
Posted By wleighton
Funf, Your assumptions are correct....

Funf,

Your assumptions are correct. Temperatures were warming up so I gave it some time before I added the fluid the second time to see if it would transfer. I also kept track of the mileage and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 52,774
Posted By wleighton
my experience with DEF

Warning message first came on just under 3000 miles. Went to the dealer and was given the "passive tank is frozen" story. I was skeptical but it had been cold in NJ for the past few weeks. Put in a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 359,276
Posted By wleighton
One other thing you can do if you have a...

One other thing you can do if you have a cooperative sales person is pull the service records for the vehicle. I was worried about the transmission problem when we went looking for a CPO'd X3 for my...
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