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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) Yesterday, 06:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,245
Posted By 02420X3
I think the OP has a 28i, not a 35i.

I think the OP has a 28i, not a 35i.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By 02420X3
Is the wheel in the center of the dash dialed all...

Is the wheel in the center of the dash dialed all of the way down?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-21-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By 02420X3
Isn't it #1 on the link that you posted?

Isn't it #1 on the link that you posted?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-19-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 31,204
Posted By 02420X3
Very simple. You pay for the oil change.

Very simple. You pay for the oil change.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-14-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By 02420X3
With dealer and Indy both saying $5/$6K, perhaps...

With dealer and Indy both saying $5/$6K, perhaps it it time to move on. Both of those numbers are larger than the self-warranty pool which I have in my head, in lieu of purchasing an extended...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-10-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By 02420X3
Look for an oil leak on the front of the engine,...

Look for an oil leak on the front of the engine, top right, under the oil filter housing. Ask if the water pump has been replaced, and ask if the thermostat module has been replaced. All three are...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-29-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By 02420X3
XDriven, if you're keeping your X3 beyond the...

XDriven, if you're keeping your X3 beyond the warranty, be sure to ask the dealer to check for oil leakage around the oil filter, and to check for any codes on the water pump and on the thermostat...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-22-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By 02420X3
Try getbmwparts.com

Try getbmwparts.com
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-19-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By 02420X3
There are DIYs around. Here's a link to one: ...

There are DIYs around. Here's a link to one:
http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=836827
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-14-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By 02420X3
Dealer. Now. If it's a real low oil pressure...

Dealer. Now. If it's a real low oil pressure problem then that's where you need to be. Or a good Indy.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-14-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By 02420X3
Mine were both replaced under warranty. If...

Mine were both replaced under warranty. If you're under warranty then schedule a service visit with your dealer. Ask to schedule it for a day when you can get a BMW loaner.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-14-2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By 02420X3
It sounds like one or both of the spindle drives...

It sounds like one or both of the spindle drives is failing and must be replaced.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-08-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By 02420X3
NFLD? When I took my '11 35i to Deer a Lake a...

NFLD? When I took my '11 35i to Deer a Lake a few years back I was a tiny bit freaked out that the only BMW dealer on the rock was in St John's. I shouldn't have worried. It was rock solid on the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-07-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By 02420X3
The dealer may consider it "normal", but it's not...

The dealer may consider it "normal", but it's not normal with the vast majority of 35i engines in real life. As the other responders have said, check for an oil leak on the front of the engine below...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-05-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By 02420X3
Don't all US/Canada X3s have the Sport Suspension...

Don't all US/Canada X3s have the Sport Suspension Delete option?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-03-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By 02420X3
1) Of course it can be jump started. There...

1) Of course it can be jump started. There should be a page in the manual with the proper procedure. Use the terminals under the hood, not the battery itself in the rear of the X3.

2) The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-01-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By 02420X3
BMWVIN says it was built on 6/2. Nice option...

BMWVIN says it was built on 6/2. Nice option list. Dealer site says it was a Factory Demo. CarFax says it was titled on 10/15 as a Personal Lease. So, did it spend 4 months as a demo, and then 5...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-29-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 985
Posted By 02420X3
Dealers failing to take vehicles out of Transport...

Dealers failing to take vehicles out of Transport Mode is not an unknown problem. That's a dealer failure. In my opinion, the dealer owes you something for their failure and the inconvenience to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-25-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By 02420X3
Given the underbody aerodynamic panels, few leaks...

Given the underbody aerodynamic panels, few leaks will ever make it to the pavement. I would love to put my X3 on a lift, remove the panels, steam clean them, re-install them, and check them a week...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-18-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By 02420X3
I'm planning on keeping my '11 for a few more...

I'm planning on keeping my '11 for a few more years.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-18-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By 02420X3
You're unlikely to see drips. The underbody...

You're unlikely to see drips. The underbody aerodynamic panels are probably catching everything.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-15-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By 02420X3
I'm glad that your lights are working correctly....

I'm glad that your lights are working correctly. Sadly, I don't know of any way to improve what you already have, short of bolting on roof lights.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-14-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By 02420X3
OK, I think I finally understand what you are...

OK, I think I finally understand what you are seeing, and it is normal. So normal to me in fact, that I totally missed your point. You are correct, the two inner headlamps never go on. They are...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-14-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By 02420X3
Pushing the button twice is analogous to turning...

Pushing the button twice is analogous to turning a key one click to Accesory, and one click to Off. We do it all of the time in Keyed cars, but it's a single motion so we don't notice it. The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-11-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By 02420X3
If they're Xenons then they're very good on high...

If they're Xenons then they're very good on high beam. Go to a website that will give you the details of your X3 based on the VIN. One such site is BMWvin.com.
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