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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By cravin
But it also means run flats, which would keep a...

But it also means run flats, which would keep a mom w/ small kids from having to pull over on the side of a highway to worry about changing a tire.

Back to the first question, all E70s had the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By cravin
The button/key fob only open the hatch by...

The button/key fob only open the hatch by default. It can be coded to close, but that's not standard
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By cravin
BridgestoneŽ DUELER H/L 400 P255/55R18

BridgestoneŽ DUELER H/L 400 P255/55R18
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By cravin
I haven't driven on rft michelins. Just going off...

I haven't driven on rft michelins. Just going off of the reviews. If we were comparing michelins to some cheap Chinese tire, then sure the Michelins would be night and day better. All I'm saying is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By cravin
I just can't get myself to pay $100 more per tire...

I just can't get myself to pay $100 more per tire for Michelin over Bridgestone considering both are very close to same quality. I was going to pull the trigger, but then went with Bridgestone again...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,675
Posted By cravin
If it happens to you again, manually move it all...

If it happens to you again, manually move it all the way in and all the way out. This "resets" it and it will start working again.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-27-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By cravin
You have a penny or dime that has fallen through...

You have a penny or dime that has fallen through the space between the ashtray and the rollup that covers the console.

Removing it is a ton of work. You have to remove all of the trim, remove the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-25-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 976
Posted By cravin
Exactly what Ard said. Don't look for reasons for...

Exactly what Ard said. Don't look for reasons for the dealer to screw you. Get the GEICO opinion in writing as they see more flood damage than a dealership does.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-23-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By cravin
Another vote for battery. Mine was dying and...

Another vote for battery. Mine was dying and threw up multiple codes including transmission failure.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By cravin
Visually, there will be silver trim on the...

Visually, there will be silver trim on the steering wheel
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By cravin
Better safe than sorry. I'd tow it in.

Better safe than sorry. I'd tow it in.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,260
Posted By cravin
The brake dust on the rims is normal. Happens to...

The brake dust on the rims is normal. Happens to all of us
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By cravin
Yep, it's normal. Just tied to how you're...

Yep, it's normal. Just tied to how you're turning the vehicle
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By cravin
Willing to bet its a ruptured airbag. Electronics...

Willing to bet its a ruptured airbag. Electronics kick in and start the pump, can't keep up so car lowers. Just keeps cycling. You'll want to take it to a shop soon before you burn out the air...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By cravin
You are getting ripped off. Find another mechanic

You are getting ripped off. Find another mechanic
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By cravin
Anything that blocks the hatch from closing will...

Anything that blocks the hatch from closing will "pop" it back up half way
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By cravin
Arnott makes good replacement airbags and they...

Arnott makes good replacement airbags and they are like $100 cheaper for the pair than the BMW part
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By cravin
There aren't any airbags on the front. It's most...

There aren't any airbags on the front. It's most likely your rear dips and the suspension in the front lowers to even out the vehicle. If you say it raises when you start the car, that means your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By cravin
Yup, sounds like a leaking airbag

Yup, sounds like a leaking airbag
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By cravin
Chirping sound

I searched and only found one thread about CCV covers.

When I start my X5 recently, and only in the morning after it's sat overnight, the passenger front side of the car emits a chirping sound. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By cravin
First, check that the vent settings have cool air...

First, check that the vent settings have cool air blowing out both in your iDrive. If that's set correctly, chances are you're low on refrigerant.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,957
Posted By cravin
Ventilated seats and HUD. Folks say the...

Ventilated seats and HUD.

Folks say the vented seats don't work, but oh they do. No more wet lower back on a hot day

When driving rentals, no clue how quickly I'm driving often times, nor how...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By cravin
You have a burnt out light bulb

You have a burnt out light bulb
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By cravin
That's what I'm thinking. Put you seat belt on...

That's what I'm thinking. Put you seat belt on before starting and see if it goes away.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-05-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By cravin
Just a heads up that you're at the sweet spot of...

Just a heads up that you're at the sweet spot of milage for something going wrong with your system. I had a cracked radiator right around there that needed to be replaced. Since you're so close to...
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