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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,392
Posted By philooo
I followed my manual to remove the message but it...

I followed my manual to remove the message but it did not work for me
I think there is a problem with my profiles and I need to try it again with the correct profile, so far I have the message at...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,392
Posted By philooo
ok... post reserved to decrement how to create...

ok...
post reserved to decrement how to create and FSC code ;) lol
I see there are some FSC GENERATOR programs floating around... I'll document here if I figure how it works.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,392
Posted By philooo
HITCH CODING .... sorry I forgot to post how I...

HITCH CODING .... sorry I forgot to post how I did this before jumping to the combox information

FYI:
- without proper coding the trailer light would not work properly, even thought they are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,392
Posted By philooo
It' been a while but I finally decided to...

It' been a while but I finally decided to retrofit the combox to my car. I really wanted the bluetooth streaming. I have to have to remove the telematic sos function but I have made my decision.

I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By philooo
I wanted to say that after cutting a notch in the...

I wanted to say that after cutting a notch in the bummerretrofit adapter I was able to plug both my MULF and TCU in the harness and connect everything back together.

coding info was a little hard...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-30-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By philooo
tomorrow I'll tr to indent the black connector,...

tomorrow I'll tr to indent the black connector, so that my car connector can stay intact. just in case I want to go back to previous config. it should not be difficult.

By the way the blue tooth...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-30-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By philooo
in case anybody interested that is how the bummer...

in case anybody interested that is how the bummer retrofit cable is wired.

I bought the cable here: http://www.bimmerretrofit.com/store/index.php?route=product/product&path=59&product_id=73

i...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-30-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By philooo
interesting enough I bought a cable from bummer...

interesting enough I bought a cable from bummer retrofit and when I tried to use it ... bang they dont' fit my connectors...

see at the bottom the blue connector has something protruding that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 72,366
Posted By philooo
anybody knows what needs to be coded to add the...

anybody knows what needs to be coded to add the combox ? I actually bought the hardware but I have not installed it yet.
I have coded the car myself previously by for the combox I have not seen any...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 62,807
Posted By philooo
I can't understand why BMW doesn't want to make...

I can't understand why BMW doesn't want to make money and program their car for a fee.... it is a piece of cake and they could make money making the customer happy...
I just don't get it..
I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 62,807
Posted By philooo
I used the official BMW software. check my...

I used the official BMW software.

check my thread here:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=694532&highlight=

the hitch zoom thingy is in CIC module
MACRO_TRAILER_COUPLING ->...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 62,807
Posted By philooo
I coded this function myself (zoom hitch) and it...

I coded this function myself (zoom hitch) and it is only a single line in the configuration that needs to be changed from no to yes. piece of cake for the dealer for sure.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By philooo
can this warranty be purchased anytime ? or it...

can this warranty be purchased anytime ? or it has to be before the end of the current manufacturer warranty ?
My CPO expires in april and I am tempted to go with the platinum plan...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 122,754
Posted By philooo
57 days in the shop ... Ouch Can't you call it...

57 days in the shop ... Ouch
Can't you call it a lemon law by now ?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 122,754
Posted By philooo
57 days in the shop ... Ouch Can't you call it...

57 days in the shop ... Ouch
Can't you call it a lemon law by now ?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-06-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 38,547
Posted By philooo
I bought it CPO with 16,000 miles on it, on April...

I bought it CPO with 16,000 miles on it, on April 2013 at Tampa BMW.
I did one service, including oil change around 25,000 miles in mid 2014. When I dropped the car in December they told me I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 38,547
Posted By philooo
apparently I passed the timing chain test and the...

apparently I passed the timing chain test and the only parts waiting to finish the 'recall' are the Crankcase Ventilation Lines (Hoses). these have been overnighted from BMW to my dealer and I should...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 38,547
Posted By philooo
Free maintenance programs are pushing the limit...

Free maintenance programs are pushing the limit of oil change interval a little too far, especially on these very high tech twin turbo engines.

To BMW's defense I have to say that it was even...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 38,547
Posted By philooo
I dropped my car (E70 X5 N63) on dec 23th at Fort...

I dropped my car (E70 X5 N63) on dec 23th at Fort Lauderdale BMW because of airbag suspension failure and while the car was there they decided to replace all my injectors.
As the car was still at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 122,754
Posted By philooo
My e70 x5 is at the shop under the same...

My e70 x5 is at the shop under the same TSB/recall/customer care plan
So far my CA tild me they measured my timing chain tolerance and are waiting for Bmw NW to get back to them with action

A bit...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 122,754
Posted By philooo
My e70 x5 is at the shop under the same...

My e70 x5 is at the shop under the same TSB/recall/customer care plan
So far my CA tild me they measured my timing chain tolerance and are waiting for Bmw NW to get back to them with action

A bit...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By philooo
my conspiracy theory is that bmws paying pads for...

my conspiracy theory is that bmws paying pads for the first 2 years, could have set this dumb behavior to reduce pad wear... so hopefully it can be disabled ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By philooo
I mainly tried the supposedly transmission reset...

I mainly tried the supposedly transmission reset process, forgot how it si done now but you can search fro 'transmission reset'
there is a combo list of things to do like press gas pedal for x...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By philooo
it seems to be unfortunately normal ? did you...

it seems to be unfortunately normal ? did you just buy your x5 ?
so far we have not heard of anybody saying this behavior was not seen on their car. so it seems to be a factory thing certainly to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 26,628
Posted By philooo
I would love to hear the noise if someone can...

I would love to hear the noise if someone can take a video with their iphone or what... I am curious to see what noise is normal ...or not..
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