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Forum: General BMW 04-16-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By Vince_nj1
BMW Ultimate Driving Experience - NJ

Went to the event today. Had a great time with some drama. Took a convertible 4 series for a ride and hit a rock in the middle of the road and blew out the front tire. Sorry about that BMW. A...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-02-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Vince_nj1
I don't think that is happening. The dealer...

I don't think that is happening. The dealer looked up repair and told me it calls for 6 hours of labor and he estimated about $900. So I guess they charge about $130 an hour. He also said he may...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-02-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Vince_nj1
Update.. On the advice on from the mechanic...

Update..

On the advice on from the mechanic that helped me out with my failed coolant pipe and multiple oil leaks, I called the dealer and asked for goodwill help from BMW. They had me bring the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-30-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By Vince_nj1
Your not alone.. 8 months ago, I was told my...

Your not alone.. 8 months ago, I was told my truck was worth about 10K as a trade in. Since then I have spent over $6k on the the valley pan gasket, valve cover gaskets, water pump, serpentine...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-30-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Vince_nj1
Maybe I am a little jaded.. Having just spent...

Maybe I am a little jaded.. Having just spent over $5500 in repairs since last January for failed coolant pipe, MULTIPLE oil leaks, Water pump, belt tensioner and front end work and now my REAR...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-29-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Vince_nj1
Not all repairs were done at dealer. Dealer...

Not all repairs were done at dealer. Dealer couldn't find coolant leak after 2 attempts. Pressure tested the system and gave it back to me, I found the coolant leaking through the weep hole and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Vince_nj1
07 X5 - Rear Differential failure

Well you can you add me to the list of failed differentials. With just 84,000 miles my rear differential has failed. I started having a slight vibration/shake from the rear, most noticeable at 30...
Forum: General BMW 02-19-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,067
Posted By Vince_nj1
I call mine a"Pile of German Engineering ****". ...

I call mine a"Pile of German Engineering ****". Most expensive car I ever bought and it has had more problems than all previous cars I have ever owned combined. With 80K miles the following have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-13-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By Vince_nj1
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2014, 07:45 AM
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Views: 689
Posted By Vince_nj1
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By Vince_nj1
Not under warranty all on me :(

Not under warranty all on me :(
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By Vince_nj1
Angry Oil in Coolant

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-28-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,588
Posted By Vince_nj1
Use this link. I have found the resultst to be...

Use this link. I have found the resultst to be pretty accurate. http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/Find.do?action=sbs&id=34238&id=34304&id=34788


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,530
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: 20,053
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: 20,053
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 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
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 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
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 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
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 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
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: 20,053
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: 20,053
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: 2,738
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: 1,476
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: 7,365
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...
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