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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By nels415
UncleJ, thanks for the tip on the upholder, I...

UncleJ, thanks for the tip on the upholder, I will hit them up for a new one.

-nelson
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By nels415
Evlengr, thanks for the info. I can't believe...

Evlengr, thanks for the info. I can't believe they would try to pull that on you, another 2.8mm less. Jeez.

-nelson
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By nels415
Warranty is almost up.

Hi forum experts,

My normal warranty is going to be up by the end of the month and I was wondering what I could get done from the dealer? Does my maintenance light need to be on in order to take...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,388
Posted By nels415
work on an 08?

Does the above method supposed to also work on an 08? I just tried it and no luck. :dunno:

-nels
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,708
Posted By nels415
Wow, that's a smoking deal! Congrats!

Wow, that's a smoking deal! Congrats!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,992
Posted By nels415
I use 303 Aerospace Protectant, works great on...

I use 303 Aerospace Protectant, works great on plastic and many other black surfaces like vinyl, leather.

http://www.tapplastics.com/shop/product.php?pid=505&

-nels
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,620
Posted By nels415
So finally took the car in to get things worked...

So finally took the car in to get things worked on. The dealer couldn't find anything wrong with the radio. I took the fuse out and they put it back in and tested, seems to be fine now.

With the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,620
Posted By nels415
Hi all, Thanks for the responses. There is...

Hi all,
Thanks for the responses. There is still time left on the orig. warranty. So, I already have an appointment set up to go into the dealership. But just wanted to see if anyone else had...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,620
Posted By nels415
Unhappy radio won't turn off

Hi,

Bought my CPO'd 2008, it's been about 2 months. Today, I just noticed that my radio will not turn off. Has anyone had this problem? I can't even turn it off when I press the button. Manual...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,478
Posted By nels415
Oh I forgot, look out for valve ticking noise...

Oh I forgot, look out for valve ticking noise (lifter or bad cylinder), and water leaks. Sunroof leaks could lead to 3 different places - down a pillars, clogged drains - (behind dash, into...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,478
Posted By nels415
Just recently purchasing similar specs minus the...

Just recently purchasing similar specs minus the cold weather package, if it is from a dealer and CPO'd, I would consider that an excellent deal.

-nels
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By nels415
Thanks for the responses! Ub 00 M5, 05 X3,...

Thanks for the responses!

Ub
00 M5, 05 X3, 08 X3[/QUOTE]

3 years old, but I don't remember seeing it peeling when I was first looking over the vehicle.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By nels415
New owner - 2008 BMW X3

Well, we finally got one after searching for about 6 weeks.

2008 BMW X3 CPO
Silver Gray Metallic/Gray
Premium Package
Front Heated Seats
Privacy Glass

It would've been nice to get the Xenon...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,240
Posted By nels415
I tried this recently, and no luck! I have a...

I tried this recently, and no luck! I have a sears craftsman garage door opener. What am I doing wrong? On the last step #4 above, do I need to hold down the button on the X3. Thanks in advance.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By nels415
UncleJ, these 08s you speak of are from...

UncleJ, these 08s you speak of are from dealerships and CPO?

-nels
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By nels415
Thanks for responding. The 4 year warranty goes...

Thanks for responding. The 4 year warranty goes until 3/2012 and the CPO covers 2 more years after that. So, is there a $50 deductible for anything that needs to be fixed under the CPO warranty? I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By nels415
price check on 2008 CPO w/ 31k miles

Hi folks,

Just wanted to get a general price check on 2008 X3 with cold weather, premium pkg, automatic, 31k mi. CPO is 6 yr/100k. Dealer is asking $32.9, what can I expect to pay for this? It was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By nels415
Besides the brake flush at 30k, what other...

Besides the brake flush at 30k, what other maintenance items should be done according to the service manual? I was surprised to find no other items reported as fixed other than replace wiper blades....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By nels415
recommend PPI shops in East Bay

Hi Spokelizard,

Thanks for responding. Any recommendations on reputable Indy shops near East Bay Berkeley?

-nels
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By nels415
PPI worth it for CPO on BMW X3

Hi,

Newbie to the forum here. Looking at CPO 2007 BMW X3. Thinking about getting a pre-purchase inspection done by another shop (not trusting the dealer). Do you guys think this is necessary, and...
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