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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,071
Posted By palmster
Right rear height sensor needed to be replaced...

Right rear height sensor needed to be replaced and height of rear had to be recalibrated.
Very odd for a 2013 with only 11,000 miles. They could not explain why this happened. This is a concerning...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,071
Posted By palmster
constant warning symbol on, but does not...

constant warning symbol on, but does not interrupt display behind the steering wheel like the annoying TPM warning. Continues to say " Level Control Malfunction. Driving comfort may be reduced....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,071
Posted By palmster
I guess it's serious then?

I guess it's serious then?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,071
Posted By palmster
Level Control System Malfunction

2013 X5 5.0 M sport package. Just hit 11,000 miles. This came up on my screen this morning after pulling out of the garage. On a quick visual inspection nothing seems wrong externally but I'm not a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By palmster
mentioned software because the dealer threw it...

mentioned software because the dealer threw it out there. Seemed strange. I was just seeing if this was common..

I would expect if the engine was 10 years old with high milieage it would require...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By palmster
Thanks for the feedback. The thrill of a fast BMW...

Thanks for the feedback. The thrill of a fast BMW definitely not all that anymore. :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By palmster
How Frequent do you add Oil to Your X5 5.0 with Mpackage?

Have a new 2013 X5 5.0 with M performance package. The vehicle has only 6,000 miles on it after taking delivery in May 2012. I drive the car little but when I do I generally drive between 65-95mph...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,028
Posted By palmster
vata.... 3rd row? who ever is back there is...

vata.... 3rd row? who ever is back there is gonna puke! make sure you have plenty of bags back there! http://s1.bimmerfest.com/forums/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,028
Posted By palmster
Indeed. I had it up to 120 last weekend on an...

Indeed. I had it up to 120 last weekend on an open highway and it was quiet. It gets noisy at slow speeds, especially off a traffic light or stop sign. My first impressions are the car does not like...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,028
Posted By palmster
While I am sure the car is making you happy I...

While I am sure the car is making you happy I hope you did not pay $75k for it and got told by your CA "I discounted as much as possible." In PA I paid $70,900 and I see you did not get the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,028
Posted By palmster
Have the same build delivered last friday. This...

Have the same build delivered last friday. This X5 is a BEAST! You can really feel the full 440 hp when you open it up. I love how you can set a speed warning in your head's -up display. It is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-29-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,632
Posted By palmster
Just took delivery of my new X5 5.0 with...

Just took delivery of my new X5 5.0 with ZMX/ZMP/CWZ, Premium Sound, Premium Package, Tech Package. Carbon Black Metallic/Cinnamon Brown... During the order process I looked to this forum to see what...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,928
Posted By palmster
Thanks for that! My vehicle is in the paint shop...

Thanks for that! My vehicle is in the paint shop and will be completed today apparently. Hopefully Bimmers made on a Monday are most trouble free...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,928
Posted By palmster
no need to reply I just found out. Candian...

no need to reply I just found out. Candian Executive Package = US Premium Package+Cold Weather Package combined. Mine went into production last week per the website, still waiting for the status to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,928
Posted By palmster
[QUOTE=mgcyr;6751221]Executive edition: $5,500 ...

[QUOTE=mgcyr;6751221]Executive edition: $5,500
AG Sprt package: $2,500
Comfort and Tech: $3,500
3rd row seats: $2,100

Cuirous what the Executive edition of the X5 is? Is this an option only...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-11-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,632
Posted By palmster
if the extra 40hp only comes from a software...

if the extra 40hp only comes from a software flash, how reliable will the upgrade even be? I would guess that a year or two down the road this software flash will need reloading as the car ages and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,632
Posted By palmster
Of course it wont. This is quite evident on the...

Of course it wont. This is quite evident on the website if you attempt to build the car. You have to order the M sport package to get the M performance package.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,632
Posted By palmster
Without adding to BMW's created confusion, what...

Without adding to BMW's created confusion, what you just said is what I was told. 7XA CANNOT be heated. 710 IS heated. If you order ZMX on top of ZMP then 7XA is your wheel NOT the 710 and it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,632
Posted By palmster
Here's what I just found out re heated M steering...

Here's what I just found out re heated M steering wheel.

If you order ZCW and ZMP then there are two options which you need to clearly specificy with your CA. One can either get the 7XA with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,632
Posted By palmster
You are confusing ZMP (M Sport Package). M Sport...

You are confusing ZMP (M Sport Package). M Sport Package never offered an increase in HP. Re: ZMX so far the answer is NO.. One must order the full ZMX (M Performance Package) for $1,600 to get the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-05-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,632
Posted By palmster
I just ordered and got a production number from...

I just ordered and got a production number from BMW with ZMP,ZMX, and Cold Weather Package (which included item no 248 which is a heated steering wheel). The steering wheel that was accepted with the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-04-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,632
Posted By palmster
Spoke with the dealer who is calling BMW North...

Spoke with the dealer who is calling BMW North America to find out exactly what the intention was with ZMX as it dupes the wheel with paddles in ZMP. Was told there is definitely not a dealer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,632
Posted By palmster
I am confused when shopping the 2013 X5. There...

I am confused when shopping the 2013 X5. There seems to be a big redundancy in ZMP and ZMX. That redundancy is the 7XA M sport leather steering wheel with paddles. The ZMX package also gives you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,744
Posted By palmster
I have a sneaking suspicion that you are my sales...

I have a sneaking suspicion that you are my sales rep!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,744
Posted By palmster
M sport package on X5

Dealer is recommending buying 4 spare tires as the M sport package makes the X5 nearly inefficient in snow. M package has a wider tire on the back than the front, all run-flat, but is there really...
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