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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,934
Posted By Vince_nj1
I bought my X5 used and it had the mud flaps...

I bought my X5 used and it had the mud flaps installed. It is the 4.8 sport package with 20 inch sport wheels. I ended up removing the rear mud flaps because I thought it took away from the look.
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 05-03-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,484
Posted By Vince_nj1
TimSev My point is that if you are looking...

TimSev

My point is that if you are looking at these posts through the eyes of a dealer and choose to offer a different point of view, you should disclose that you work for a dealer. I am sure if...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 05-03-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,484
Posted By Vince_nj1
7 posts and you defend the dealership.. I wonder...

7 posts and you defend the dealership.. I wonder why... Oh wait.. You work at a dealership... Makes sense now. :thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By Vince_nj1
The price is not what pissed me off, it was the...

The price is not what pissed me off, it was the fact they did not use BMW Premium oil and the had the balls to install license plate holders (front and back) on my truck while I waited in the lobby...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By Vince_nj1
So you think $165 (150+tax) is a fair price to...

So you think $165 (150+tax) is a fair price to pay a BMW dealership for an oil change when they are not using the "Recommended BMW oil", but quietly switch to the cheapest "acceptible" oil? I could...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By Vince_nj1
The part number for the oil was 99-00-0-000-007...

The part number for the oil was 99-00-0-000-007 VL 5w30 Synth at $5.99 per quart. I am assuming that the VL stands for Valvoline. I called to speak the GM and got his voice mail. I let him know...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By Vince_nj1
I just paid $150 to have Morristown BMW do an oil...

I just paid $150 to have Morristown BMW do an oil change on my X5. The bastards used Valvoline motor oil instead of BMW oil and they installed license plate holders on my truck without my...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 04-30-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,484
Posted By Vince_nj1
I called and asked to speak to the General...

I called and asked to speak to the General Manager today to voice my concerns. I was put into his voice mail. I told him if he wanted me to advertise for his dealership he got it. I told him I...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 04-30-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,484
Posted By Vince_nj1
Pissed off at Morristown BMW - Misleading and arrogant

I took my X5 in for a $165.00 oil change over the weekend. I waited for almost 2 hours to get my truck back. The dealer told me they found 2 oil leaks, vacuum pump and vanos seals that they could...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,309
Posted By Vince_nj1
Yes. They fixed that as well as replaced the...

Yes. They fixed that as well as replaced the plastic covers around the controls on the steering wheel. That paint was peeling.

Since I first posted that I have had a few other problems that was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,403
Posted By Vince_nj1
2012 X5M Fuel mileage: 12 City 14...

2012 X5M Fuel mileage:

12 City
14 Combined
17 Hwy

EPA Window
Sticker MPG

http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/findacar.htm
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,217
Posted By Vince_nj1
Morristown BMW dealer identified a faulty oil...

Morristown BMW dealer identified a faulty oil pressure sensor that the transmission relies on to determine gear changes. They replaced the sensor under warranty and all is fine. Not only does it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,217
Posted By Vince_nj1
I just got my 2007 4.8 back after a software...

I just got my 2007 4.8 back after a software update. At first, I was happ, I thought the truck shifted smoother. Then I went to pass someone and the engine screamed but I didnt go any faster. It...
Forum: General BMW 12-02-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,181
Posted By Vince_nj1
Glad you are not hurt. I used to have an Acura...

Glad you are not hurt. I used to have an Acura MDX and my wife has an Honda Odyssey. Both have been in minor accidents where the Air bags deployed. This damage caused both the drivers air bag and...
Forum: General BMW 11-11-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By Vince_nj1
Update. Dealer replaced the screen under...

Update. Dealer replaced the screen under warranty. I am told the screen was $2400 and did not include labor to install or program. The new screen is sooo much brighter and crisper. Gotta love...
Forum: General BMW 11-11-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,737
Posted By Vince_nj1
I used to have an Acura MDX and my understanding...

I used to have an Acura MDX and my understanding that the Acura is primarily a front wheel drive vehicle, with the rear wheel drives kicking in as a back-up. BMW on the other hand is primarily a...
Forum: General BMW 11-11-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 38,254
Posted By Vince_nj1
I just purchased a replacement key for my 2007 X5...

I just purchased a replacement key for my 2007 X5 4.8. Previous owner only had one key and didn't tell me until the day I paid for it and picked it up. I paid $202.16 with tax. I got the...
Forum: General BMW 11-02-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By Vince_nj1
This same thing is happening to my 2007 E70. Did...

This same thing is happening to my 2007 E70. Did you ever get it resolved? I am still under warranty, but I suspect the battery may be weak, because it seems to be fine after the engine has is run...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 08-24-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 58,206
Posted By Vince_nj1
http://i388.photobucket.com/albums/oo329/Vince_nj1...

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Forum: General BMW 08-11-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,780
Posted By Vince_nj1
I'm pretty sure that Sunoco pumps mix high octane...

I'm pretty sure that Sunoco pumps mix high octane fuel 94 with low octane 87 to come up with the different grades they sell. I don't know the ratios, however,
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-04-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By Vince_nj1
I purchased my 2007 a month ago and knew I needed...

I purchased my 2007 a month ago and knew I needed tires. I had a slight vibration from the back so I decided to remove the wheels to see what was going on. Do you think I should do an alignment...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By Vince_nj1
I noticed that there is a tiny vent inside the...

I noticed that there is a tiny vent inside the armrest that allows air to blow in. I thought BMW did that on purpuse to keep any electronic devices that are plugged in cool.
Forum: General BMW 06-10-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,294
Posted By Vince_nj1
USB port - Scan Disk not recognized

Hi

I recently purchased a 2007 X5 4.8 with the Aux port and USB port in the arm rest. I was pretty pleased when I discovered that I could plug in a USB flash drive with music and play it directly...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-09-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,309
Posted By Vince_nj1
Mine is comming off too. I just bought the...

Mine is comming off too. I just bought the truck. It is still under warranty, so I am going to take it to a dealer.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,267
Posted By Vince_nj1
I went through the same thought process. You...

I went through the same thought process. You can use this as a reference. http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/calculatorSelectYear.jsp

I bought my 2007 4.8 with the 20inch wheel (very wide tires) 2...
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