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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-01-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,234
Posted By gmatv16
Thanks for the link, spent some time looking into...

Thanks for the link, spent some time looking into the issue. These are expected since it is a brand new platform, and 1st model.

They certainly scaring me away. I don't want to spend time on my...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By gmatv16
Couldn't agree more with you Jim. I wasn't...

Couldn't agree more with you Jim. I wasn't planning on selling my car until I encountered these issues. I like my car but I don't want to put more money in it any more because I know some thing or...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By gmatv16
That's exactly what I did with my current car....

That's exactly what I did with my current car. When you say that --> usually I get CPO'd car of 1-3 yr old, Warranty/free maintenance would be over in 1-3 years even with the extended warranty then...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By gmatv16
That's a very good advice!! :thumbup: I am...

That's a very good advice!! :thumbup:

I am fixing only the absolute necessary ones ( Brake Pads - the sensor is on, 2 new tires as the old ones are not good for driving until I sell it, Window...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By gmatv16
I realized that and now I have decided to lease a...

I realized that and now I have decided to lease a BMW and give it to my wife who can use it as a daily commute ( only 15 miles 2 way). I can still drive it over the weekend. Iam going to take her...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By gmatv16
:):):) How much do you think I can get. ...

:):):)

How much do you think I can get.

2007 BMW 530 XI, Cold Weather, Premium & Sports Package, well maintained, new tires, brake pads. Not sure about AC yet .. only 68,000 miles and most of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-29-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By gmatv16
Revisiting this page from last year. Finally got...

Revisiting this page from last year. Finally got some time to work on my car as summer is approaching and I need to decide whether I am going to keep my car or not.

I found a good indy in my area....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-29-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,234
Posted By gmatv16
Thanks for sharing your thoughts. Let us know how...

Thanks for sharing your thoughts. Let us know how it drives, also your thoughts on the 4 cyl engine and the touch screen.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-29-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,234
Posted By gmatv16
Wow .. 10k off of MSRP is a good deal. I am...

Wow .. 10k off of MSRP is a good deal. I am looking at fully loaded X5 of $72,300 MSRP vs $62,325 fully loaded Volvo inscription model. In terms of features they are exactly identical except the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-26-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,234
Posted By gmatv16
thanks guys...I will keep both the options open....

thanks guys...I will keep both the options open. At this point it all depends on the dealer, whoever gives me a good deal ( basically lower than the MSRP of the configuration I am looking for) I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-26-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,234
Posted By gmatv16
First time SUV buyer: X5 vs XC90

Hello

I own a 2007 530xi, recently the AC is broken an dealer wanted 3k for therepairs so I have decided to sell and get an SUV.

I am looking into only 2 option, lease an X5 or XC90.

I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By gmatv16
thanks guys for your input. Greatly appreciated. ...

thanks guys for your input. Greatly appreciated.

I live in Midland-Odessa, TX. I haven't updated my profile in years!!!.

I don't have any other issues with the car, nor did any repairs except...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By gmatv16
Sell it or spend 5k in repairs

Hello,

I drive 2007 530xi with 65k miles on it. I travel for work so the car sits at airport pretty much all the time.

I live in West Texas so summer is crazy here. Recently my car steering...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By gmatv16
Hey it happened with my car three times. Here the...

Hey it happened with my car three times. Here the reasons for that.
1) thermostat
2) freon
3) the pipe which blows cool air through vents is leaking.
Sorry for the last one i couldn't explain it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By gmatv16
2007 530 headlight upgrade

Hello

I have a 2007 530xi (2007 January mnf date). I have been thinking to upgrade (DIY) head lights which have OEM yellow look. I want to get the white look on my car including for DRLs (I have...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 08-01-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,260
Posted By gmatv16
Hello All, I am also looking of good...

Hello All,

I am also looking of good detailer in NJ (NNJ). I went to Andrew in queens (Big A detailng shop), he is very nice and he gave me a ride to subway and his work also very good BUT going...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By gmatv16
Yup went with AAMCO and did a recharge.

Yup went with AAMCO and did a recharge.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By gmatv16
If it's a freon, how much it costs? I there any...

If it's a freon, how much it costs? I there any specific model/brand to use?
Dealer quoted me $300 and AAMCO $145.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By gmatv16
AC problem.

My AC is working at night time only and blowing hot during the day time even though climate zone shows all blue bars.

Any inputs?

is freon dried up ? OR a leak?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,998
Posted By gmatv16
Help me with these error codes.

I diagnosed my car at Autozone due to SES light after a dead battery. I got these 3 error codes, can somebody give some details. looks like I need to pay a visit to the dealer shop. SES light went...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,972
Posted By gmatv16
Hello John, I spoke to you and I met Leo...

Hello John,

I spoke to you and I met Leo yesterday. He replaced my battery and cleared all the warning codes with computer except SES light. Do you know the reason why SES light is still on. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,972
Posted By gmatv16
Thanks for you info, I apprecaite your help on...

Thanks for you info, I apprecaite your help on this one.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,972
Posted By gmatv16
I know shop is there but i was...

I know shop is there but i was concerned/skeptical about the OEM battery that he is talking about. that's all.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,972
Posted By gmatv16
That's good to hear, I will try to talk to him as...

That's good to hear, I will try to talk to him as well and stop by tomorrow.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,972
Posted By gmatv16
Thanks for the link, One of the guy...

Thanks for the link, One of the guy (John@motorcepts) mentioned that he can get the OEM battery and do the registration for $220 only esp OEM battery costs around $260. Is this real or some kind of...
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