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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By Flogger11
They are a good shop and I have every confidence...

They are a good shop and I have every confidence in them. I appreciate your comments ... lesson learned! Cheers.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By Flogger11
They charged me 2 hours labor. Work order...

They charged me 2 hours labor. Work order indicates: remove brakes and hub bolts, the axle was seized into the old hub, had to heat and press axle out, clean up mounting surface, install new hub....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By Flogger11
Had the SKF assembly installed today ... whoa,...

Had the SKF assembly installed today ... whoa, worth every nickle to have my X5 purring like a kitten again! :drink:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By Flogger11
Sorry about that chief ... I don't use this site...

Sorry about that chief ... I don't use this site much and stumble around at times! :eek:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By Flogger11
Yes, we use road salt. Have put on approx. 10,000...

Yes, we use road salt. Have put on approx. 10,000 kms each year since purchasing the X5. Yes, salt and moisture likely attributed to the fail. More to come I'm sure! :cry:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By Flogger11
The part is the original installed on the vehicle...

The part is the original installed on the vehicle from the factory (BMW X5, assembled in the US). The malfunction was determined by noise and looseness and play in wheel. So it sounds like improper...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By Flogger11
Was looking up wheel bearing info and this thread...

Was looking up wheel bearing info and this thread is a year old ... but my issue was Oct. 3/16 ... thus the 'delay'. They are installing the SKF today. Am wondering why the bearing would wear so...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By Flogger11
Thanks for the info. I did order the SKF. :)

Thanks for the info. I did order the SKF. :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-03-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By Flogger11
Right front wheel bearing assembly is worn @...

Right front wheel bearing assembly is worn @ 117,000 kms. Shop quoted me approx $750 (Cdn.), BMW dealer quote is $1,100 (Cdn). I thought is was just the bearing itself needing replacement but I'm...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-29-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Flogger11
rumble, front right wheel area

Experiencing a rumbling sound in front right area ... could it be defective tire (Michelin, approx. 15,000 kms), wheel out of round, tie rod, etc? Any ideas?

Thanks for any input. :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-17-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By Flogger11
The dealer wanted to do a test with a CAS unit...

The dealer wanted to do a test with a CAS unit but didn't have one in stock. The dealer is one hour from my town and when I tried the spare key and it worked fine, I said 'screw it' ... the X5 is out...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By Flogger11
Ironically, I pulled out my spare key and...

Ironically, I pulled out my spare key and everything works fine now .... doors, hatch, ignition, convenience package, etc. I put the other key away, who needs the hassle of trying to find a fix ......
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By Flogger11
Steering wheel is in as far as it will go, down...

Steering wheel is in as far as it will go, down as far as it will go, seat is in standard position, speed holograph in clear view .. if you can see the high beam indicator without having to duck...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By Flogger11
I bought the vehicle used, and am not sure which...

I bought the vehicle used, and am not sure which key is the primary key, and which one is the spare. At least one is working as designed. I'll contact the dealership to see if both can be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By Flogger11
2009 X5 4.8 transmission issues

Owned a 2003 3.0 X5 and the transmission was smooth as silk. My current 2009 X5 4.8 shifts like a dog. 1St gear is OK, but when going into 2nd gear, it drops to 3rd and then 4th before I even reach...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By Flogger11
PS Just put the working key into a metal box...

PS Just put the working key into a metal box and tried the partially working key and it will not do anything now. Interesting
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By Flogger11
Thanks Ard, Yes, one key works perfectly now...

Thanks Ard,

Yes, one key works perfectly now (it was the spare and I tried yesterday after oil change and codes checked; did not work previously after main battery in car changed).

The key I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By Flogger11
Strangely enough, I had tried both keys before...

Strangely enough, I had tried both keys before taking it to dealer when Comfort Access/Remote would not work. Dealer never did follow up with me after ordering test CAS unit. So, I took the X5 to a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By Flogger11
OK, I learn something new every day re: same CAS...

OK, I learn something new every day re: same CAS on different models :thumbup:

I'll keep you posted on this problem and solution.

Thanks for your input.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By Flogger11
Isn't the part you listed for an X1? Not sure why...

Isn't the part you listed for an X1? Not sure why they'd quote me the X1 CAS ... mine is a 2009 X5 with comfort pkg.

Dealer has ordered a 'test' CAS unit and will install to see if the problem...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By Flogger11
Complaint (as written by SA): Remote keys do not...

Complaint (as written by SA): Remote keys do not function - please check and advise. Customer replaced vehicle battery elsewhere and remotes haven't worked since

SA Description of CORRECTION:...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By Flogger11
Yes, I do have comfort access. I'm not too...

Yes, I do have comfort access. I'm not too concerned about the walk-up opening, I just want my remotes to work. And yes, the instrumentation is working fine now ... no glitches.

Thanks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,047
Posted By Flogger11
CAS module

Recently my remote began to work less and less and then I started to get some functions begin to act up in the instrumentation... clock and date failed, metric turned to imperial, etc. So I installed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,460
Posted By Flogger11
Original warranty. Here in Canada it's 96,000 kms...

Original warranty. Here in Canada it's 96,000 kms or 4 years ... whichever comes first. :cry:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,516
Posted By Flogger11
I don't have any instruments, etc. for these...

I don't have any instruments, etc. for these procedures. Looks like there are some simple steps for initializing a key for older non-CA keys on-line but non apply to my 2009 X5. I am going to the...
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