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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-09-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By X5bimmerguy
For the E70, back seats were perforated to match...

For the E70, back seats were perforated to match front seats, although the former had no ventilation. Don't know about the F15 though.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Two leaks after routine maintenance...?

Took in 2012 X5 35d today for DEF flush and oil change. Only 1400k on odometer but two years old from in-service date (corp car). Drove home and now have two leaks under vehicle -- appears to be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By X5bimmerguy
I may be wrong, but in order to do so, I believe...

I may be wrong, but in order to do so, I believe you need the COMBOX controller, which became available on September 2010 builds forward.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-24-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Subs still for sale?

Subs still for sale?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Dad is good, thanks. Pride is wounded, but all...

Dad is good, thanks. Pride is wounded, but all else OK. So far, the other driver is not claiming bodily injury

Car finally at Collision Center, but I've been told it could take a couple of days...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Car heading over to Bert Smith BMW in St....

Car heading over to Bert Smith BMW in St. Petersburg. Thanks again for all of the suggestions, including using a BMW Certified Collision Center for the inspection/repairs.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Thanks for the insights, guys. Still no word on...

Thanks for the insights, guys. Still no word on fault at this point. Again, I wasn't present so it's still finger pointing for the insurance companies. I'm assuming the worst at this point, that my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By X5bimmerguy
2012, 20K miles, 35d loaded (AD, premium, tech,...

2012, 20K miles, 35d loaded (AD, premium, tech, sound, sport, etc)

Dad borrowed car, so all I know is broadsided by Nissan, probably going about 50 - 60 mph. Front air bags deployed in Nissan. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Totaled?

Insurance hasn't seen yet, but any guess as to the repair estimate? Or totaled?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Update: Removed passenger seat and exposed...

Update: Removed passenger seat and exposed subwoofer. Connection between wire from amp and subwoofer covered in dried sticky liquid (the hidden cost of buying a pre-owned vehicle). Disconnected and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Thanks for the input, Ctuna.

Thanks for the input, Ctuna.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By X5bimmerguy
HK subwoofer not working in 2011 328i

The driver sub works great, but the passenger sub does not. Upon removing the passenger seat and removing the speaker grate, it appears some liquid spilled under seat (don't know situation as I' m...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,914
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Per the post from apw2607 above, to get email...

Per the post from apw2607 above, to get email working on iPhone, you need to change the number of notifications on your iPhone EVERY time you use the vehicle. On iPhone, go to setting,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-27-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Vehicle 'record' question

From owning a couple of BMWs, my understanding is that the service history of a vehicle (at least the service history at any BMW dealership) can be pulled from the key of the vehicle. A BMW SA tells...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Any tips on how to access emails/text on 2012...

Any tips on how to access emails/text on 2012 iDrive with Droid Razr (Verizon)? I attempted to do so and was only able to connect phone and music via bluetooth Any insight much appreciated!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,931
Posted By X5bimmerguy
speed limit warning chime! (i.e. the screen to...

speed limit warning chime! (i.e. the screen to change speed)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Thanks. Good suggestions, and much appreciated! ...

Thanks. Good suggestions, and much appreciated!

Don't get me wrong. It's a terrific car and a joy to drive. A 2011 X5 is the daily driver. While it's nice too, getting back into the 530i on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By X5bimmerguy
2003 530i with 9K miles

Bought car new right before getting another work car for day-to-day driving. Other than 3 oil changes over the years, no other service. Still has 2 green bars before the 1st 'scheduled service.' At...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By X5bimmerguy
PCD and privately arranged transport

Like a couple of members on here, I will be taking PCD delivery of my 2012 x5d in the near future (still waiting on date). However, instead of driving the car away, I'd like to ship the car to a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-05-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,571
Posted By X5bimmerguy
More specifically, I believe the OP's question is...

More specifically, I believe the OP's question is does the operating system (os5) on the new iphone 4s have MAP in its bluetooth stack, which is required to access text, emails, etc. via iDrive. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,387
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Much better! Thanks for sharing.

Much better! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,118
Posted By X5bimmerguy
DEF flush for X5-35d no longer covered/required?

My 2011 X5-35D is 1 year old, so I just took it in for the oil and DEF change. From what I've read here and elsewhere, they flush and refill the DEF as part of the regular oil maintenance. However,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-17-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Thanks for the response.

Thanks for the response.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-17-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By X5bimmerguy
PDC and destination fee

This may be an obvious question, but I am assuming you are not charged the destination fee if you do a PDC delivery. Can anyone who has done a PDC delivery confirm? Thanks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,217
Posted By X5bimmerguy
That's my question. He said 2012 X5 diesel...

That's my question. He said 2012 X5 diesel allocations released yesterday, 4/6. Not 2011's. Specifically, he said no changes to 2012 X5d.
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