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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-25-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,674
Posted By RJ
I have been told that my dealership has a very...

I have been told that my dealership has a very difficult time in retaining good and experienced techs as they get lucrative offers to work on Ferraris and Lamborghinis and they leave to work on the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-18-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,204
Posted By RJ
It looks like BMW can solve the issue of frozen...

It looks like BMW can solve the issue of frozen blades by the re-design of the wiper arm for the passenger side. Can you imagine having to stop to clean frozen wiper blades when going through the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-18-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,204
Posted By RJ
Same issue on my vehicle with smearing. I thought...

Same issue on my vehicle with smearing. I thought that perhaps adjusting the nozzle might help, but obviously not.

The alcohol in the washer fluid does NOT prevent the wiper blades from freezing...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By RJ
I really liked my diesel E70 35d and had ongoing...

I really liked my diesel E70 35d and had ongoing issues with it. I did not want to take a chance on another diesel so ended up trading it in for a F15 35i.

It can just be the power distribution...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-13-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,674
Posted By RJ
I had the same error message on my 2014 X5 35i...

I had the same error message on my 2014 X5 35i and there is written elsewhere about this issue. Apparently there is a recall on the power distribution module. It was replaced and the car has been...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-09-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By RJ
Do you have the keys in your pocket when washing...

Do you have the keys in your pocket when washing the car? If so, the door handle sensor (comfort access) are opening and closing when hit by the jet of water. Unlock all the doors and then leave the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-06-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 948
Posted By RJ
I have not driven the car with my Oakley...

I have not driven the car with my Oakley sunglasses, but with my Mau Jim sunglasses the display becomes very faint. I will have to check out my Oakley glasses. If it is true that the Oakley does not...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By RJ
I have the Bridgestone Blizzak on both my...

I have the Bridgestone Blizzak on both my vehicles as the winter set up. I am happy with the performance.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-03-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By RJ
I am also finding that the front wiper blades ice...

I am also finding that the front wiper blades ice up very quickly compared to my E70. The E70 rarely had this issue. It would be very difficult on a long drive through the mountains if the wiper...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-30-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By RJ
If you decide on going for the lighter color, do...

If you decide on going for the lighter color, do check out the mineral silver. In my opinion it looks very classy. It was a toss up between the mineral white and mineral silver. I am happy with my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-27-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,138
Posted By RJ
Lucky for me where I live, front plate is not...

Lucky for me where I live, front plate is not issued or required. :)

Having said that on my E46 the plate mount was incorporated to fit where the black bumper trim fitted and it is removable and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-22-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
Posted By RJ
I will have to check my invoice for the rate, but...

I will have to check my invoice for the rate, but I am sure it was over $100/hr.

I should have taken to the body shop for installation, but winter was coming and I needed to get them installed...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-22-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
Posted By RJ
My dealer charged me 3 hours of install time.

My dealer charged me 3 hours of install time.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-19-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By RJ
Yep, Just opened the key to check it and it is...

Yep, Just opened the key to check it and it is the same CR2032 battery as was used in the E70 key. The E70 key was a lot easier to open then the new one.

See page 32 of the manual.

You have to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-19-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,227
Posted By RJ
Consider the Mineral Silver. Not many of them...

Consider the Mineral Silver. Not many of them around so makes it unique. For our weather, any color in winter shows dirt. Just clean it more often!!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-16-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,562
Posted By RJ
I wonder if this also applies to Costco in...

I wonder if this also applies to Costco in Canada. I would think that they would be buying it locally.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-15-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By RJ
Do you really need a heated windshield in Texas?...

Do you really need a heated windshield in Texas? Having said that, I find on my F15 my wiper blades do freeze up easily (ice on the blades), more so than they ever did on my E70. I think it has to do...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-15-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,972
Posted By RJ
I had same CEL problems on my E70 35d and it was...

I had same CEL problems on my E70 35d and it was doing it even on not so cold days. The last time it was fixed last summer, I did not want to go through another winter of problems so was traded back...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-13-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,972
Posted By RJ
Update - Finally yesterday at 4PM (and after I...

Update - Finally yesterday at 4PM (and after I talked to them to find out they still had not looked at the car and I complained again but calmly) the service department looked at the car (after many...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-09-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,972
Posted By RJ
No, unfortunately they are giving me the run...

No, unfortunately they are giving me the run around. They have not provided with a loaner saying they have none available to give. They also have not looked at my vehicle since they received it at...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-08-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,972
Posted By RJ
Back to the original topic - I had the exact same...

Back to the original topic - I had the exact same issue last Sunday. I had the Transmission Malfunction come up, the gears could not be sifted in any position except in P. When trying to start, it...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-08-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,665
Posted By RJ
I have the mineral silver with ivory interior. I...

I have the mineral silver with ivory interior. I prefer lighter colors as minor imperfections are less visible.

I also got the rock-guard for the full front and bottom of the doors up to the trim...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-05-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By RJ
My car took nine weeks to deliver from completing...

My car took nine weeks to deliver from completing production, so the paint had plenty of time to cure.

I do find it easier to clean off the splatted bugs off the portions covered by the film.

I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-02-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By RJ
Definitely worth getting some sort of paint...

Definitely worth getting some sort of paint protection film put on. I have full front covered - bumper hood and fenders, mirrors,, top front section of the roof and A-pillars. Used X-pel. All film...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-01-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By RJ
I also found that the rims fit from my E70. I did...

I also found that the rims fit from my E70. I did not have to swap the TPMS (winter set up) as I had a puncture and I got the low tire warning.
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