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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,966
Posted By henrycyao
I know you are out of California emission...

I know you are out of California emission warranty. Had this occurred under 7 years or 70 k miles, it seem to me it should be covered under those warranty? Is that correct assumption or not.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2017, 01:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,898
Posted By henrycyao
Are the oil leak visible on the outside or do you...

Are the oil leak visible on the outside or do you have to open up to detect the turbo oil leak?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By henrycyao
I only got discount for doing everything at once....

I only got discount for doing everything at once. It is about $1,750. This is not he cheapest price around the Bay Area. I went there base on highly recommended by my coworker. So far, they did an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By henrycyao
I changed my brake fluid at the same as engine...

I changed my brake fluid at the same as engine oil. That was September.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By henrycyao
I noticed today my transmission no longer shift...

I noticed today my transmission no longer shift very harsh in the morning under cold condition. This is a plus. I will keep monitoring the condition.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By henrycyao
I got individual charges for filters and 10L of...

I got individual charges for filters and 10L of ZF fluid. I got some discount on the labor per item since I was doing so many fluid change at the same time. My cost for the transmission fluid would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By henrycyao
Done. Check your private message.

Done. Check your private message.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-09-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By henrycyao
Next time I will look into it changing the power...

Next time I will look into it changing the power steering my self. I didn't think it would be that bad until I saw the color.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-09-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By henrycyao
It is ZF fluid. I checked before hand over the...

It is ZF fluid. I checked before hand over the key.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-09-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By henrycyao
Did lots of major fluid change and came out with one surprise...

Yesterday, I took my X5 35D to an independent auto shop to do major fluid changes. It is at 47k miles and just past 4 years. I figure time to do something nice for it. So I asked the auto shop to...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-28-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 51,864
Posted By henrycyao
I am hoping most will go for the fix. The problem...

I am hoping most will go for the fix. The problem I see is that taking 500k diesel out of circulation will result in less demand. I may have to drive a long distance before getting diesel. It will...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 17,855
Posted By henrycyao
Just saw this,...

Just saw this, http://www.autoblog.com/2016/06/15/bmw-suv-child-seat-driveshaft-recalls/ why is it only 21k x5/x6.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-12-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,704
Posted By henrycyao
Have you used the extended warranty yet. If so,...

Have you used the extended warranty yet. If so, on what items?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-11-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 51,864
Posted By henrycyao
There is a good reason why European cars get...

There is a good reason why European cars get heavier when they get to the us. I suppose we are starting to see the true picture of European cars.

I believe this is treated equally serious by the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-05-2016, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By henrycyao
When you had the front swaybar go bad, what was...

When you had the front swaybar go bad, what was the symptom? Did you get an error message?

That is a lot of repairs for a 120k miles. I say that is much worse than the Chrysler minivan I owned. I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 04-26-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 51,864
Posted By henrycyao
So why does Japanese taxi looks so old when I...

So why does Japanese taxi looks so old when I went to Kyoto a few years ago? They looked they were designed in the 80s.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-23-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 17,855
Posted By henrycyao
Nope, it is BMW for not treating this as a safety...

Nope, it is BMW for not treating this as a safety recall. I suspect it will take a fatality before NHTSA act.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-21-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 51,864
Posted By henrycyao
Perhaps this is an industry wide problem as other...

Perhaps this is an industry wide problem as other have speculated. I have a feeling diesel may only make sense for big and heavy SUVs or trucks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,978
Posted By henrycyao
This airbag problem just keep growing. When will...

This airbag problem just keep growing. When will it end?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-20-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,319
Posted By henrycyao
$2.29/gallon in south bay for diesel :) AND...

$2.29/gallon in south bay for diesel :) AND diesel is cheaper than regular!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By henrycyao
Opps, I jump somebody else car a couple years...

Opps, I jump somebody else car a couple years ago. I guess I may have weaken FRM. At least the problem seems to be quite easy to diagnose.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-14-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By henrycyao
I have never for a moment thought I need more...

I have never for a moment thought I need more power on my X5.

Since I live in state of California, this mod won't work. I get checked every two years. There is a disclaimer saying this is only...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,113
Posted By henrycyao
This is the first time I read not registering the...

This is the first time I read not registering the battery will results in alternator problem. I am naturally suspicious. The alternator's job is to pump voltage to the required value. I find it hard...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,058
Posted By henrycyao
Yes, that is good to know. That is what I...

Yes, that is good to know. That is what I expected to have a programmable steering effort. I posted that because Ard and many on the web mentioned the light effort of the steering wheel. Normally, I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,058
Posted By henrycyao
I am surprised that F15 does not have a...

I am surprised that F15 does not have a programmable weight to the steering wheel. The Mercedes C class I own has that as part of standard equipment. It does make a significant different in the...
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