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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-08-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,146
Posted By Design49er
2013 X3 35i purchased new now have 56,000 miles...

2013 X3 35i purchased new now have 56,000 miles and has been trouble free with only a water pump replacement at around 50,000 miles. Otherwise just oil and maintenance done under warranty or...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-08-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By Design49er
2013 X3 35i @ 56,000 miles, purchased new, only...

2013 X3 35i @ 56,000 miles, purchased new, only unexpected repair was to replace the water pump (common problem from other posts and my BMW private shop) at around 50,000 miles. Other than that,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-22-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By Design49er
2013 X3 & 2014 328GT - we have both. The GT is a...

2013 X3 & 2014 328GT - we have both. The GT is a great car, probably holds more stuff and has more interior room and handles and moves well with the 2.0 4 cylinder turbo and X-Drive. The X3 35i has...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-05-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By Design49er
Heads Up Display: My wife's 2014 328i GT (which...

Heads Up Display: My wife's 2014 328i GT (which we really like, almost a perfect car) has HUD; my 2013 X3 xDrive 35i doesn't.

I have really good prescription sunglasses with Polarized lenses and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 11-24-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,020
Posted By Design49er
Was at 120,000 miles on my 2004 X3 3.0 when i...

Was at 120,000 miles on my 2004 X3 3.0 when i traded it in on 9/2012 for a new 2013 X3 35i, which now has 55,000 miles on it in 11/24/2016. No timing chain replacement with the 2004 but was getting...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 11-07-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,852
Posted By Design49er
My 2013 X3 35i Water Pump Replace Vs. My 2004 X3 System Replacement

Just had my 2013 X3 35i plastic electric water pump replaced at around 53K when it went out on the freeway - no coolant dial overheat indication or steam - error message on the display and the car...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 10-06-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By Design49er
9/2012 To Today 10/6/2016

X3 type: 2013 35i
Purchased: New took delivery September 2012 @ 5 miles on odometer
Mileage: 55,000
Warranty: Original 4 years 50,000 miles (now expired due to mileage)
Extended warranty: 2...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 10-05-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,501
Posted By Design49er
I'm 55,000 miles into my 2nd X3 bought in 2012 -...

I'm 55,000 miles into my 2nd X3 bought in 2012 - owned a new 2004 X3 and traded it in at 120,000 miles. X3's and BMWs are perfect for us, also have a 2014 328GT, traded in a 2001 325i for it.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 06-08-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By Design49er
On My 3rd Set of RFTs Now Bridgestones

2013 X3 35i now at 51,000 miles. On my 3rd set of RFT tires, really like RFT's, had one puncture at 250 miles replaced under tire warranty, no punctures since then.

Started with factory Goodyear...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-23-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,773
Posted By Design49er
2013 X3 @ 50k Miles New 3rd Set of RFTs

Original Goodyears ran to about 23,000, replaced with Pirelli P Zeroes which ran another 25,000 miles and just replaced with Bridgestone Potenzas, all RFT's. Had one flat at 200 miles so started out...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-07-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,459
Posted By Design49er
48,000 Miles on my 2013 X3 35i with no problems...

48,000 Miles on my 2013 X3 35i with no problems at all, none like you're experiencing so can't help you. And it's my 2nd new X3 starting with a 2004 3.0 that had no problems until the transfer case...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-07-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,966
Posted By Design49er
48,000 Miles now on a 2013 X3 35i, no breakdown...

48,000 Miles now on a 2013 X3 35i, no breakdown or repair problems at all, most reliable car I've ever had and I owned a 2004 X3 3.0 that lasted 150,000 miles until the transfer case started to give...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-02-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By Design49er
You Are Posting To The Wrong Model Year X3 Forum

Sorry, did a little checking and X3's in 2011 were the current F25 model, did not know that they came with manual tailgates, thought they were all motorized. Can't help you, sorry.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 09-30-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By Design49er
Thumbs up 2013 X3 35i Owner

I also have the same car, picked it up in 2012, now have 40,000+ miles on it as of 9/30/15.

No problems whatsoever except for having to replace one RTF that was un-repairable, done for free under...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 09-30-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By Design49er
Thumbs up Do Not Notice Auto Stop Anymore

Have a 2013 X3 35i - you do have to turn auto stop/start off each time you start the engine.

When you stop and turn the engine off, it reverts back to auto stop/start. I have grown not to mind or...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-19-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,075
Posted By Design49er
At 40,000 Miles 2013 X3 xDrive 35i

On my second set of RFT now, the initial set of Goodyears I replaced at 23,000 miles - I could have gotten more out of them but one had an unrepairable flat and did not want three old tires and one...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 07-31-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,113
Posted By Design49er
Interesting discussion. I had both the 2004...

Interesting discussion.

I had both the 2004 X3 3.0 made in Germany which I then traded in for a 2013 X3 3.0 turbo made in South Carolina, U.S.A. I do not notice any difference in build quality...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-29-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,956
Posted By Design49er
Got 4 Pirelli P Zero run-flats for my 2013 BMW X3...

Got 4 Pirelli P Zero run-flats for my 2013 BMW X3 yesterday 245/45R19s.

Very nice tires, slightly softer ride than the Good Year Eagle RFs they replaced, much less road noise as well. Grip...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-29-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 62,832
Posted By Design49er
Got 4 Pirelli P Zero run-flats for my 2013 BMW X3...

Got 4 Pirelli P Zero run-flats for my 2013 BMW X3 yesterday 245/45R19s.

Very nice tires, slightly softer ride than the Good Year Eagle RFs they replaced, much less road noise as well. Grip...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-29-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,463
Posted By Design49er
Got 4 Pirelli P Zero run-flats for my 2013 BMW X3...

Got 4 Pirelli P Zero run-flats for my 2013 BMW X3 yesterday 245/45R19s.

Very nice tires, slightly softer ride than the Good Year Eagle RF's they replaced, much less road noise as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-18-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,376
Posted By Design49er
My Recent Experience BMW Tire Warranty RFT

Have a 5-month old 2013 X3 3.0 (my 2nd one) with 19" wheels and Goodyear run flat tires with almost 10,000 miles on them.

Tire pressure monitor indicated the right rear was going down. I had...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-07-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,898
Posted By Design49er
From AT&T Navigator GPS to X3 GPS Navigation

For seven years used AT&T Navigator (originally Telenav) on my Blackberry then iPhone 4S and was very happy with it, except that I had to hold it in my lap and eventually got a charging cradle that...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-07-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,464
Posted By Design49er
Tire & Wheel Protection

BMW Wheel & Protection warranty I purchased for my 2013 X3 xDrive 35i.

Had a 2004 X3 3.0 earlier that went through a set in around every 35,000 miles plus at around $1,000 a set for Pirelli...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-01-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,771
Posted By Design49er
Interesting discussion. Had a 2004 X3 3.0...

Interesting discussion.

Had a 2004 X3 3.0 bought new and traded it in for a 2013 X3 35i in September 2012 with the Sport, Technology, Premium, Premium Sound packages. Did not get Cold Weather,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 33,368
Posted By Design49er
Suspect Dentless Body Repair Tore Door Seal

I had the same problem with my '04 X3, water pooling in the rear driver side door mat area when it rained.

Suspected the panoramic roof but took it to a good body shop who did the hose test and...
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