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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,927
Posted By chip4
Jump Ship? Tell me again how many cars you have...

Jump Ship? Tell me again how many cars you have gone through. You're quick to judge for someone's first post on the E70 forum –get your facts straight because I never mentioned...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-20-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,410
Posted By chip4
Yes, noise is coming from the steering wheel...

Yes, noise is coming from the steering wheel column area. In the past they replaced my steering wheel because leather stitching was unraveling.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-20-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,410
Posted By chip4
Ive had this for a while now -intermittent...

Ive had this for a while now -intermittent squeak/ noise in steering wheel. slow speed turns, dealer cannot duplicate.

Other items the dealer cannot duplicate:
Intermittent R Rear passenger door...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-17-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,927
Posted By chip4
Thanks. They replaced my EGR cooler with: 11 71 7...

Thanks. They replaced my EGR cooler with: 11 71 7 812 513, Recall says they will replace (f required) one or more of the components.

AutoUnion: they replaced my charge air temp sensor too when...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-17-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,927
Posted By chip4
Thanks Jim for answering some of my questions...

Thanks Jim for answering some of my questions instead of the personal attacks and arrogant attitudes on this thread.
Do you have a PN of new design EGR?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,927
Posted By chip4
yes really!

yes really!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,927
Posted By chip4
Here is my official Recall notice. I thought this...

Here is my official Recall notice. I thought this vehicle was going to be a long term keeper -sigh.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,927
Posted By chip4
I just got that Recall too. I just have some...

I just got that Recall too. I just have some questions:

Did they just admit their emission components are not "robust"?
So they are only replacing the mentioned components or what they think...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-29-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,812
Posted By chip4
I think I figured it out: you guys in Canada have...

I think I figured it out: you guys in Canada have not yet received the "Clean Diesel Technology". Do you have to add Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) during regular service? I suspect you also have the 8...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-29-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,812
Posted By chip4
Are you sure you arent using Kilometers/Liter ?

Are you sure you arent using Kilometers/Liter ?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,853
Posted By chip4
BMW Tri-Turbo Diesel Animation Video

Ck Out the BMW tri-turbo diesel animation:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fteI0wDi1EQ
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,508
Posted By chip4
How about the Mercedes ML 350 Blutec? :dunno: ...

How about the Mercedes ML 350 Blutec? :dunno:

http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/vehicles/model/class-M/model-ML350BTC
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 23,264
Posted By chip4
Mine was replaced too -last month, my X5d was...

Mine was replaced too -last month, my X5d was purchased in 7/2010 -early build 2011 LCI?

See my thread in the diesel forum: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=590269
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-05-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,685
Posted By chip4
Dam did this thread get hijacked? Anyway...

Dam did this thread get hijacked?

Anyway the dealer replaced:
EGR cooler
Clamp
Torx bolt
Charge air line
They noted that the pipe between the cooler and the throttle was cracked. During the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-01-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,685
Posted By chip4
Vehicle is at the dealership, they said it was...

Vehicle is at the dealership, they said it was not clogged they just could not get a good seal in that area, they are replacing the EGR cooler, elbow, clamp and something else they are waiting on.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-28-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,685
Posted By chip4
Sooty buildup in engine bay

Anyone see something similar to this soot buildup? appears to be coming from in between the EGR cooler and the elbow to the intake, the connection to the EGR cooler appears to be a metal mesh screen,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-26-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By chip4
Im surprised no one has modified this yet to come...

Im surprised no one has modified this yet to come on like the old high beams.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,559
Posted By chip4
Total capacity for both tanks (active/passive) is...

Total capacity for both tanks (active/passive) is about 6 gal. Did they fill the other tank? If they only added 2 gal. you are going to run out of DEF before your next service in another 11k miles...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-05-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,940
Posted By chip4
Adaptive drive wont have the conventional rear...

Adaptive drive wont have the conventional rear shocks and rear stabilizer bar.

Electronic dampening not to be confused with the rear "auto/self leveling" or air suspension usually available with...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-19-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,162
Posted By chip4
Looking through my warranty booklet (my2011) most...

Looking through my warranty booklet (my2011) most emmission related equipment is warrantied for 7yrs 70000 miles - If your vehicle is registered in the US states: CA, CT, ME, MD, MA, NJ, NM, OR, PA,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,747
Posted By chip4
I called up BMW customer relations again because...

I called up BMW customer relations again because I just recently had my 2nd scheduled oil change (~20400mi) and my dealer mentioned that the fuel filter is changed every 3rd scheduled oil change -My...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-03-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,783
Posted By chip4
This forum is pretty civil but not all forums on...

This forum is pretty civil but not all forums on this site are the same, some are filled with a lot of sarcastic, arrogant, and disrespectful people, quick to make snide remarks or criticize simple...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-02-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,951
Posted By chip4
On my garage door unit (Wayne Dalton Pro Drive)...

On my garage door unit (Wayne Dalton Pro Drive) The reset procedure worked, the homelink button training procedure worked because my garage door unit has an LED status light that would blink rapidly...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,909
Posted By chip4
Usually I try to give it a little "twist" before...

Usually I try to give it a little "twist" before pulling -works for me
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-02-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,747
Posted By chip4
Looks like BMW finally changed their "BMW...

Looks like BMW finally changed their "BMW Maintenance Program" link to say:
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)3 - refill both tanks (only in conjunction with an eligible engine oil and filter replacement) ...
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