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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,689
Posted By smuggymba
I have a 2011 X5 35d, 52K miles. I always wanted...

I have a 2011 X5 35d, 52K miles. I always wanted to buy an X5 and this will be my first and last BMW (based on personal exp). I'll never buy a Diesel of any brand again. I'm just tired of CEL on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-12-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,299
Posted By smuggymba
I can fry my FRM when I change my battery....is...

I can fry my FRM when I change my battery....is that what you're saying.

This DIY is on my list and you're scaring me. I thought this was a simple swap/register.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-12-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,299
Posted By smuggymba
I can't believe, you of all the persons on this...

I can't believe, you of all the persons on this forum, are paying to have their battery changed. You're an expert with this stuff :D
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-27-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By smuggymba
Doug - Do you mind posting the link to getting...

Doug - Do you mind posting the link to getting refunds for BMW repairs again plz? Thx.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-27-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By smuggymba
I paid 600 at the dealership to replace my O2...

I paid 600 at the dealership to replace my O2 sensor 7-8 months ago (Does X5 35d just have one or multiple O2 sensors - just to see if I fall under this ambit or not). I haven't got anything in the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-21-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By smuggymba
One more thing - Rheingold can get too technical...

One more thing - Rheingold can get too technical to download/setup etc. Carly adapter (75 dollars) and 45 dollar iPhone app do the job as well. Pretty easy plug and play.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-20-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By smuggymba
Pull the "fault codes" first and then people...

Pull the "fault codes" first and then people might lead you in the right direction.

Diagnostics are $180 here in US; probably less at an Indy. In your case since the car is not even starting; take...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-12-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By smuggymba
I have the diesel one - 35d. I use this...

I have the diesel one - 35d.

I use this filter: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004JBW4QY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

and this oil:...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-12-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By smuggymba
I have had TPMS malfunction appear many times...

I have had TPMS malfunction appear many times recently.

Once it was - your TPMS has been disabled due to external interference; other times it's just the regular malfunction message.

Since I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-11-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By smuggymba
Update: Got the throttle valve changed, CEL...

Update:

Got the throttle valve changed, CEL gone for now.

Experience with Route 66 - they have their own labor rate and that is less than the BMW rate so I ended up paying the difference (I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 892
Posted By smuggymba
https://www.batteriesplus.com/productdetails/sli49...

https://www.batteriesplus.com/productdetails/sli49agm

There should be a store near you. I recently bought the carly app ($44.99) and I think register battery is another 10.00 so you'll still spend...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 892
Posted By smuggymba
Doug - How do I tell the group from this info...

Doug - How do I tell the group from this info (see pic). I don't see the group info on here; should I be looking elsewhere on the battery. I just have a pic of the top.

From internet search, looks...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 892
Posted By smuggymba
ard - What's the exact part number of the Bosch...

ard - What's the exact part number of the Bosch battery you bought? Is it this one below:

Bosch Premium Battery
Part #: 49-850BAGM| SKU: 838838

My battery is due for replacement and I'm...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By smuggymba
thanks Serge1. Can someone please confirm...

thanks Serge1.

Can someone please confirm this? Car is at the shop and I should be hearing from the SA soon. Thx.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By smuggymba
ard - I would think it's the opposite. Only few...

ard - I would think it's the opposite. Only few enthusiasts are on these forums as compared to the overall number of owners. I think the failure rate is highly understated because not every owner...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By smuggymba
I'm keeping that one for the NOX sensors LOL...

I'm keeping that one for the NOX sensors LOL (1800 dollars). I'm ok with replacing 260 dollar throttle valve and 120 dollar metering valve myself if I have to :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By smuggymba
Went to the dealer today and asked if throttle...

Went to the dealer today and asked if throttle valve can be covered (route 66 warranty) and they called and confirmed yes (the car shudders pretty bad when turned off). Dropped the car off, let's see...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By smuggymba
All - any idea if 4C7C - Reducing agent metering...

All - any idea if 4C7C - Reducing agent metering valve is part of any active/passive tank SIB/warranty?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-04-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By smuggymba
CEL ON again: 4C7C + throttle Valve

All - creating a new thread since I didn't see a thread with all these codes so my problem might be different.

I do see some threads for 4C7C and someone mentioned that this is now covered under...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-06-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By smuggymba
Searched and didn't find so asking: Any...

Searched and didn't find so asking: Any video/instructions link to remove the throttle valve?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,940
Posted By smuggymba
Any issues with memory loss in the car while it...

Any issues with memory loss in the car while it was without a battery? Any precautions I need to look out for.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,740
Posted By smuggymba
Does that mean NOX sensors are covered? Is 4D16...

Does that mean NOX sensors are covered? Is 4D16 covered?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,940
Posted By smuggymba
Anyone who has done the battery registration via...

Anyone who has done the battery registration via Carly, please reply. Thx.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,940
Posted By smuggymba
Is this the right procedure (I have searched but...

Is this the right procedure (I have searched but a link of the exact steps if already there will be very helpful)

1.) Keep the key in the car but ignition should be OFF.
2.) remove negative...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,940
Posted By smuggymba
The Duracell one I see on Batteries Plus has CCA...

The Duracell one I see on Batteries Plus has CCA 850 instead on 900 so really confused where and which exact people are buying.
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