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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-14-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By maba
Hi RuralDoc I am back again, Your situation...

Hi RuralDoc

I am back again, Your situation is just eating me up! I would search in "LinkedIn" for the BMW CEO Germany and send a note. It's very important to keep your message full of facts...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By maba
Contact BMW HEADQUARTERS

Hi, I had a very similar issue with my Toyota Landcruiser, I bypassed all departments in Australia simply because they were giving me the runaround which was unacceptable and went directly to Toyota...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,445
Posted By maba
I had a similar issue, my car struggled to start,...

I had a similar issue, my car struggled to start, had it checked out & turns out my starter motor was faulty and had it reconditioned. All good now.:thumbup: hope this helps.

Regards
maba
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By maba
Battery drain mystery

Hi All,

I have experienced battery drain issues with my BMW X5 E53 Diesel for the last six months. I had BMW dealership check the car out and found no faults. Frustration is the best way I can...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,602
Posted By maba
PRESTIGE POINT in Preston

PRESTIGE POINT in Preston
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,602
Posted By maba
Hi all, For some members this message may...

Hi all,

For some members this message may have come a little late however it's never too late, I have taken my X5 and my 3 series to "PRESTIGE POINT" in Melbourne. I have nothing but praise for...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 98,066
Posted By maba
Hi Sunny, You saved me a bucket of money and...

Hi Sunny,

You saved me a bucket of money and I still have the pleasure of using the sunroof with literally 15 minutes work to complete it. Thank you so much and for everyone out there that has...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By maba
Smile Diy

HI,

I had the same issue on my E53 and yes BMW wanted $490 to replace it. I bought an OEM part for $240 and it took less than 1 hour to do. BMW did quote 2.5 hours. :thumbup:

Regards
davaea
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,408
Posted By maba
Smile Relief!!!!

I was quoted $1700 by BMW In Melbourne Australia to have my bluetooth fixed on a 2004 E46 318i :cry:. To put it simply it was dead!!! :thumbdwn: After reading this thread I unplugged the module for 1...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-19-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 49,087
Posted By maba
Hi all, For members in Melbourne Australia,...

Hi all,

For members in Melbourne Australia, Just wanted to share with everyone my experience regarding a battery replacement for my X5. To put it simply BMW wanted $455 for the battery plus $110...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 49,087
Posted By maba
Smile Need advise!!

Hi, I own a 2004 X5 E53 diesel, I am from Melbourne Australia and I am not quite sure if CCA ratings differ in different parts of the world due to weather conditions however my battery is rated 720...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 06-23-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,117
Posted By maba
:mad: Just an update on the above issue....

:mad: Just an update on the above issue. Absolutely no resolution. I had to call the dealer to ask what is going on and guess what!! the BMW dealership replied that "I" the customer!! was going to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 98,066
Posted By maba
Sunroof is not working

Hi Howard,

I am having this exact issue with my sunroof and would love to know the process to fix the issue. Could you please email me the details so my nightmare goes away email:...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,738
Posted By maba
Hi, I had the same issue and had my castor...

Hi,

I had the same issue and had my castor rod bushes replaced at BMW and problem solved.

Regards,
Maba
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,501
Posted By maba
MID Missing pixel repairer in Melbourne Australia

Hi All :thumbup:

I have a 2004 X5 e53 update and recently had issues with missing pixels on my MID Radio. BMW's solution to fixing it was to replace it for $1300 AU. WOW!! the next solution was to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,883
Posted By maba
Hi KiaKaha, Thank you for your reply, Since...

Hi KiaKaha,

Thank you for your reply, Since my post I took the vehicle to an Auto electrician who refused to look at it!!! He highlighted that small issues on BMW's does not necessasarily mean a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,883
Posted By maba
Bmw X5 E53 instrument cluster set back

Hi All,:dunno:

I recently purchased Chrome cluster rings for my instrument cluster which look fantastic BUT I experienced a little set back!! or maybe a big set back!! not sure..I followed this...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 03-30-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,117
Posted By maba
Thumbs up Hi Thumper 330, I was not aware there was a...

Hi Thumper 330, I was not aware there was a category for dealerships, I will look at moving the thread. Good luck with your situation. someone once said to me "Persistance is a greater force than...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 03-29-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,117
Posted By maba
Smile Share your personal experience with dealeships "THE GOOD or THE NOT SO GOOD"

Hi All,

Why not share your personal experience with dealerships whether its Good or not so good. I am hoping that BMW owners can share individual experiences which can potentally help the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-21-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,351
Posted By maba
Smile Atturo tyres new on the market. Advise please

Hi,

I am in the market for new tyres for my 2004 X5 E53. Searching online I stumbled across the Atturo range which are sold online and very few retailers, never heard of this range before but...
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