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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By miniapple3
For iHeart Radio, connect your iPhone to the usb...

For iHeart Radio, connect your iPhone to the usb port in the center council, then use the iDrive to go to:

>Main menu >CD/Multimedia >External devices >USB audio interface (might be the name of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,364
Posted By miniapple3
ard, I did not mean to start a debate on medical...

ard, I did not mean to start a debate on medical diagnosis. Wanted to know if other BMW X5 owners have stopped "hard" and if they felt there seat belts stop them "feel it in the shoulders" or fail....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,364
Posted By miniapple3
Seat Belt tensioner failed to operate! (lock)

Friday morning I was forced to stop from highway speeds to zero as hard as possible to avoid hitting a driver trying to cross our lane of traffic! In the process the seat belt tensioners failed to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-25-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,426
Posted By miniapple3
As quakbury stated, "there is a problem with the...

As quakbury stated, "there is a problem with the shift interlock?" If I get into the car to start it it will show the light on the dash showing me to step on the brake "pedal".
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-24-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,426
Posted By miniapple3
What software engineers?

Does BMW actually have someone in car industry engineer the software? I can tell you after owning the 2011 X5D we will not purchase another BMW unless they have a lifetime warranty on the software...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,829
Posted By miniapple3
ard I don't mind the tinkering with a...

ard

I don't mind the tinkering with a vehicle, R&R batteries,belts, tires,wipers, rainXing the windows, cleaning rims, and all that stuff. It's the computer software and emission system that seems...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,829
Posted By miniapple3
They are a fussy things, mine has been in the...

They are a fussy things, mine has been in the shop 3 times for check engine light, the last time for 10 days with only 19K, plus the 4 hour oil change. I have to say my Lincoln dealer was much...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,706
Posted By miniapple3
It's back in my possession

I picked my X5 up today, PUMA was involved, here is what they replaced:
Heater Element # 13-71-7-787-941
Hot-Film Air Mass M # 13-62-8-509-725
Temperature Sensor # 13-62-8-519-444
Socket Housing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,706
Posted By miniapple3
A Week, not Fixed

So they installed the mass air flow sensor Thursday and the check engine light tripped again that day, vehicle never left dealer the last week. I have not heard what they are planning on doing, but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By miniapple3
My iPhone will do that once and awhile, usually I...

My iPhone will do that once and awhile, usually I just scroll down and all the info shows up, not sure the reason.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,706
Posted By miniapple3
Mass Air Flow Sensor

Still at the dealer, they have a "mass air flow' sensor on order now. See what day 5 throws our way!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-06-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,706
Posted By miniapple3
3rd Check Engine Light

It is in for the 3rd time for "Check Engine Light" and it is again the EGR system or valve? They are now waiting on a response from BMW Corp and there upper level tech's on what to do next? It seems...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-24-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,706
Posted By miniapple3
2nd Repair for CEL

Two days later I have my X5 back (7pm), they ordered a replacement EGR valve next day air, then had to reprogram the computer. The EGR valve sounds to be a completely different valve , they needed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,706
Posted By miniapple3
I will do that, thank you! I will agree that the...

I will do that, thank you! I will agree that the software programers for BMW are a bit short of where they should be on this caliber of vehicle. The mapping software is a joke! They asked me if the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,122
Posted By miniapple3
Mileage is very dependent on driver input and...

Mileage is very dependent on driver input and speed! I like to get to the posted speed limit :thumbup: quickly! That hurts fuel economy. The sweet spot for fuel economy in my 2011 diesel is between...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,706
Posted By miniapple3
Check Engine Light On Again

Last week (11/17/11) my 2011 X5 Diesel tripped the check engine light while in a parking lot, engine ran great, better mileage then normal. Setup service appointment and they found; "INT faults...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By miniapple3
I had Michelin Latitude Tour 275/55R18 on my 2011...

I had Michelin Latitude Tour 275/55R18 on my 2011 x5d for about 2 blocks, the tires rubbed on the suspension just above the tire on the inside. It was not touching until I turned, never drove over...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-20-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By miniapple3
They look like a nice tire, not much info to be...

They look like a nice tire, not much info to be found on the tire's specs. I am looking at changing tires out soon my self. Have been looking at the Michelin Latitude Tour in a 275/55R18 for all...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,239
Posted By miniapple3
Navigation Woes!

I have 4 calls and emailed into Customer Support with no return calls on the Navigation system's short falls. It will tell me to exit, make a legal U-turn, get back on the same road. It will send me...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,452
Posted By miniapple3
I replaced the battery in my Volvo XC90 with a...

I replaced the battery in my Volvo XC90 with a booster pack connected to the connections under the hood, then remove the negative and isolate safely (I used an old winter insulated glove to stuff the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,452
Posted By miniapple3
Get a Booster Pack!

Buy a booster pack that you can store in the storage area in the rear. Jumper cables are NOT recommended by BMW and I was told it will void you warranty (not confirmed). The booster pack will usually...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,094
Posted By miniapple3
Do the DVD work in the home DVD?

Do your backup DVD's work in your home DVD player? If not then I suspect your DVD burning software is set wrong or not up to the task. Handbrake is hit or miss on the DVD rip and burns for me. I have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,436
Posted By miniapple3
Whispbar.com

http://www.whispbar.com/findmycar
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,740
Posted By miniapple3
I did try our 4 zone control this morning, the...

I did try our 4 zone control this morning, the rear does work independently of the front, my son was in the back seat. I left mine at 70 degrees and he moved his from 60 to 80 and it went to real...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,740
Posted By miniapple3
4 zone is 4 zones, not 3 1/2 zones! You ask if...

4 zone is 4 zones, not 3 1/2 zones! You ask if anyone else has the problem in you get some "quack" going off about your asking for some help. It does seem that BMW has no acknowledge problems. It's...
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