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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-07-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - ability to pair your phone to your X5 (and...

OP - ability to pair your phone to your X5 (and thereby make and receive phone calls using the car's speakers/microphone) is different from being able to bluetooth stream audio from your smartphone. ...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By RPsX5d
A few modules in the front, some under the hood,...

A few modules in the front, some under the hood, a few at the back, some inside the cabin, a few under the seat, some whose locations cannot be described easily . . . as far as information goes -...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By RPsX5d
This is a guess / long shot . . . you may have a...

This is a guess / long shot . . . you may have a cracked EGR valve . . . I had the same exhaust smell inside the cabin regardless of my recirculation setting.

Of course if the exhaust smell goes...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,128
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 . . . I have one of those small compressors...

+1 . . . I have one of those small compressors that can be plugged into the wall or the cigarette lighter . . . currently at 92,000+ miles . . . two flats, noticed them both in the morning inside my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-29-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - I have a 2011 X5 35d, June 2010 build,...

OP - I have a 2011 X5 35d, June 2010 build, current odometer ~92,000+ miles.

Not sure if our issues are the same but I too had NOx/SCR/EGR issues around 42,000 miles. Took the dealership two...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-26-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By RPsX5d
CTEK Multi US 7002...

CTEK Multi US 7002 (http://smartercharger.com/battery-chargers/#CTEK Multi US 7002)

I use this model . . . I still have the factory original battery . . . a couple of months shy of six years old ....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - only fyi, in case you didn't know this . . ....

OP - only fyi, in case you didn't know this . . . after a transfer case fluid change you need to do a reset (somewhat similar in concept to registering a new battery) . . . my understanding - lets...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By RPsX5d
The ambient weather condition sensor coupled to...

The ambient weather condition sensor coupled to the air conditioner may have detected an open-window drive condition and automatically limited the window to less than 100% travel. :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By RPsX5d
Which shop were you referring to - the indy I use...

Which shop were you referring to - the indy I use to get the basic stuff done OR the *ballpark* quote I got over the phone to do a complete carbon buildup service?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,383
Posted By RPsX5d
Went back there today (01Dec2015) - midday,...

Went back there today (01Dec2015) - midday, bright sun, no rain, so got to walk around and check everything out.

What Propel told Flying Ace is correct - all the pumps at this station carry diesel...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-26-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,816
Posted By RPsX5d
Unfortunately the nozzle is still the same -...

Unfortunately the nozzle is still the same - commercial type high flow pump/nozzle that requires you to use the bypass adapter.

It appears from the Propel website, all the other Bay Area Propel...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-26-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,383
Posted By RPsX5d
Biodiesel versus HPR (or renewable diesel) -...

Biodiesel versus HPR (or renewable diesel) - commenting on some of the earlier discussions - although both can be used in a diesel engine they are chemically not the same - BD is an ester (fatty acid...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-26-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,383
Posted By RPsX5d
I was there on 11 Nov. 2015, around 11:30 PM . ....

I was there on 11 Nov. 2015, around 11:30 PM . . . the nozzle is exactly what FredinSF posted in his earlier post (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9261105#post9261105).

Given the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-26-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,816
Posted By RPsX5d
Finally got a tankful of HPR diesel from Propel...

Finally got a tankful of HPR diesel from Propel located in Oakland...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - my guess is also along the lines of what ard...

OP - my guess is also along the lines of what ard said . . . for some reason engine is overheating and the auxiliary fan is coming on.

Do you notice any difference between highway driving and city...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,816
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks for sharing this info . . . when I first...

Thanks for sharing this info . . . when I first got my X5 I looked into this and I was told renewable diesel was mostly used as a refinery blend component to bring sub 40 cetane diesel to spec. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-14-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,816
Posted By RPsX5d
Yes I think this is exactly what happened to OP -...

Yes I think this is exactly what happened to OP - one fuel station got the winter blend (lower mpg) and the other one still had the summer blend.

This is also the reason why I tell my diesel...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-05-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By RPsX5d
To be honest I felt the same way initially . . ....

To be honest I felt the same way initially . . . I picked up my X5 with multi-contour seats in southern CA and drove it to the Bay Area . . . by the time I got home my legs were somewhat numb and did...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-04-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By RPsX5d
Of all the options I got, multi-contour seats...

Of all the options I got, multi-contour seats stands out as #1.

So yes, as stated above, trade the 20 inch wheels for the MC seats.

I've the 20 inch wheels - one comment . . . IMO adaptive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-04-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By RPsX5d
Wrote this up for another post...

Wrote this up for another post (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=879193) . . . doing a copy and paste here . . .

MY2011, 06/2010 build, current odometer ~88,000+ miles.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-04-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By RPsX5d
All your points well taken. As I said, if...

All your points well taken.

As I said, if this CBU service was say $500 or less I would have done it . . . for me, at that price point, done once every 100,000 miles, there is value . . . I say...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By RPsX5d
Interesting no one commented on BG 244...

Interesting no one commented on BG 244 (https://www.bgprod.com/catalog/diesel-fuel-system/bg-244/#bg-product-1) . . . I know it doesn't address the intake manifold and valves . . . but it will (or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks to all for your time and contribution . ....

Thanks to all for your time and contribution . . . this thread is doing exactly what I was hoping it would. Thanks!

Now my limitation (should have mentioned this in my original post) - I am no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks for the quick response. I agree this...

Thanks for the quick response.

I agree this may not be an issue for me . . . forgot to mention this in my original post . . . initially my driving pattern was 60/40 (city/hwy), pretty much even...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By RPsX5d
Perform CBU Service As Part Of Preventive Maintenance?

Objective: I would like to hear comments/thoughts/suggestions on doing a CBU (carbon build up) service as part of preventive maintenance service.

Context: I did a fair amount of searching (so no...
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