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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-03-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,382
Posted By aherman535
No, I wouldn't think so. When we take wife's 40e...

No, I wouldn't think so. When we take wife's 40e on a trip, no charging. Then again it has a 18 or 21gal tank I think, even in the hybrid.

That is why I personally was curious about the range. ...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-03-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,382
Posted By aherman535
Most of my driving is in town, but 5-10 200mi+...

Most of my driving is in town, but 5-10 200mi+ trips a year.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-02-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,382
Posted By aherman535
So going back to my original post. If the...

So going back to my original post.

If the 530e has a tank of about 12 gallons, that means 8 usable, so highway range, which would be all gas, at about 30 mpg would be maybe 250 miles?

Does...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-02-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,382
Posted By aherman535
Nope, it is a 4 cyl. Hybrid power is more than...

Nope, it is a 4 cyl. Hybrid power is more than adequate. In fact, more total torque than 3.5.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-02-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,382
Posted By aherman535
I like my 2015 535d - about 20 mpg around town...

I like my 2015 535d - about 20 mpg around town and 35 on the highway. Gobs of torque. I may go back with a diesel, but the hybrid is a curiosity and since a lot of my driving is in town it is worth...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-02-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,382
Posted By aherman535
530e

While I have about a year, I'm thinking of replacing my 535d with the hybrid. Diesels seem to be on their way out, especially here in the US.

Wife has X5 40e and it is perfect since most of her...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-22-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By aherman535
So far, they haven't asked for a signature on...

So far, they haven't asked for a signature on anything.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-22-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By aherman535
Update on 40e problems

Dealer and BMW agreed first of last week to order another car and substitute collateral on the lease. Take about 3/4 weeks for new car to get here. No discussion and no problem.

Two days later,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-14-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,387
Posted By aherman535
No complaints about the dealership or BMW. When...

No complaints about the dealership or BMW. When we said it was time to move on, they agreed and got the process rolling.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-14-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,387
Posted By aherman535
Well, it got a bit complicated. Car was...

Well, it got a bit complicated.

Car was delivered about 12/21, we have had it a total of three days since. Major electrical error/check engine problems. Seems there is some kind of ground fault...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-12-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By aherman535
Going in tomorrow to talk with managers about...

Going in tomorrow to talk with managers about ordering a replacement.


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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-11-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By aherman535
New 40e Electrical Problems

Help!!

We were delivered a 2017 X5 40e on Dec 21. It has been in service 3 days since delivery and in the shop for almost three weeks. We received multiple drivetrain error/consult service...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-05-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By aherman535
The dealership is trying- we still have a few...

The dealership is trying- we still have a few days left on the old X5 lease, so wife has been driving that. They gave me a 528 to get home in last week since they didn't want me to wait for a ride. ...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-04-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By aherman535
Thanks for the quick reply. I've...

Thanks for the quick reply. I've purchased/leased about 16 vehicles from this dealer over the years. This is my wife's 4th X5 - I think they will try to keep me happy. I'm in Greensboro, NC -...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-04-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By aherman535
2017 X5 40e - Problems 2 days after delivery

Hi,

Picked up 40e a couple days before Christmas. Received Drivetrain malfunction error. Of course wife did not want to drive car at that point. Took in to dealer day after Christmas and they...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-25-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,884
Posted By aherman535
Car Play and Contacts

I set up and paired iphone as usual, no problem contacts transferred etc. Now it says to delete and re pair to setup carplay. I do this, but when I go back to BMW screens, it apparently doesn't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By aherman535
Thanks, and it looks like the system won't load...

Thanks, and it looks like the system won't load contacts if you are on Car Play.

Have to wait till Monday, car going back because of drive train error message.

Thanks,

Andrew
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-22-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By aherman535
Apple Car Play and Other

So picked up wife's 2017 X5 40e last night. Still a bit confused about the phone stuff. It is different than the 2014.

I can pair the various phones and link them to the keys. However, I can't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,387
Posted By aherman535
Thanks, I'll let you know how it goes.

Thanks,

I'll let you know how it goes.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,387
Posted By aherman535
40e Level 2 charger

Hi all,

Got a 40e due in next week and a Juice Box Pro40 on the wall.

Has the issues with the Juice Box chargers been resolved at this point?

Thanks,

Andrew
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-10-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,425
Posted By aherman535
Electrician is supposed to be here next week. ...

Electrician is supposed to be here next week. Juice Box 40pro is sitting in the garage!!

Thanks
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-10-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,425
Posted By aherman535
Great info. Wife's 40e is in production now to...

Great info. Wife's 40e is in production now to replace her 35i. She does mostly in town driving so that is why the hybrid appealed, especially with the incentives.

Based on your info, the 40e...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-30-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,454
Posted By aherman535
I was planning on a new 50 amp line to be...

I was planning on a new 50 amp line to be installed. I'll check and see how much more a 75 amp circuit would be. They are going to have to run about 75 feet of cable.

I was going to get at 14-50...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-30-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,454
Posted By aherman535
So, 40e ordered for wife. Should be here in a...

So, 40e ordered for wife. Should be here in a couple of weeks.

Do I install the BMW charger or the Juice Box 40 Pro - about a $250 difference?

Thoughts?

Thanks,

Andrew
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-29-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,425
Posted By aherman535
Interesting, thanks. Do you have a 240v...

Interesting, thanks.

Do you have a 240v charger in the mountains?
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