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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 61,860
Posted By erkbiz
I own a 2013 X3 purchased in February 2013 which...

I own a 2013 X3 purchased in February 2013 which head unit do I have? I assume it's probably the newer unit but I want to make sure I get the correct update.

Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 61,860
Posted By erkbiz
Hello, Can someone please tell me the...

Hello,

Can someone please tell me the difference between the PREMIUM Map Update and the NEXT Map Update?

Thanks,
ERK
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 61,860
Posted By erkbiz
Shawn, Please send me info for updating the...

Shawn,

Please send me info for updating the nav in my 2013 X3

Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By erkbiz
2014 nav update

Shawn,

Please send me info to update nav on my 2013 X3

Thanks
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-24-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By erkbiz
UPDATE: Vehicle With No Dipstick

Took my X3 to the dealer and here is what they did:

1. Ran onboard oil level application indicating that oil level in middle of OK area
2. Checked for fault code; No fault code found
3. Ran test...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-19-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By erkbiz
A Vehicle With No Dipstick

The Situation: Cruising down the hiway a warning message appears telling me I need a quart of oil. I pull into a gas station run the check oil diagnostic it comes back telling me the oil level is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-08-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By erkbiz
ironfan, Thanks! I guess that's why BMW...

ironfan,

Thanks! I guess that's why BMW includes an owner's manual for questions like mine. I just always assumed this would be an automatic feature similar to the warnings provided in reverse.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-07-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By erkbiz
Parking warning signals

Warning signals that sound when approaching an object work well when backing up but I have noticed there is also a warning sensor positioned on the front of the vehicle but it does not sound, for...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,319
Posted By erkbiz
BMWX328i, I will say that if you would've...

BMWX328i,

I will say that if you would've asked me at the time what I was thinking about the car it sure wouldn't be, "Boy, what a great car this is!", but time heals all complaints, I guess.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,319
Posted By erkbiz
RhoXS, As you said there are lemons out...

RhoXS,

As you said there are lemons out there and I see that your Skylark may fit into that bucket. I owned a 1995 Buick Riviera for 18 years and it was a great running car of course there was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-03-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By erkbiz
XRIDE I can't really quantify the distance...

XRIDE

I can't really quantify the distance that the lamps now light up but it is what I would call, "normal", maybe 40 feet? I wish I would've seen the part on the vehicle that the mechanic...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-13-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By erkbiz
Took my X3 to the dealer. Turns out there was...

Took my X3 to the dealer. Turns out there was something needing adjustment. There is a mechanical interface to the front suspension that senses the position of the vehicle allowing the headlights to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-11-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By erkbiz
Headlamp Aiming

I do most of my driving in urban America where one doesn't even need headlights to see and be seen but with the days getting shorter and me now driving on darker roads I have noticed that my...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-18-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,350
Posted By erkbiz
I find that what "The X Men" quotes from the...

I find that what "The X Men" quotes from the manual discomforting. As someone stated there is always the possibility that our X3 may be towed without permission or knowledge.

In this event I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-17-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,350
Posted By erkbiz
Yeah I didn't really think the towing company...

Yeah I didn't really think the towing company would know enough to loosen the bolt either, but, this begs the question: Does this mean it is not necessary to loosen the bolt prior to towing the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-17-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,350
Posted By erkbiz
Glad to hear that your X3 is mechanically OK, (so...

Glad to hear that your X3 is mechanically OK, (so far).

Does this mean that what I have read about having to crawl under the car to loosen a bolt on the transmission prior to towing is not...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-07-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By erkbiz
iamkevski, Your experience does not match...

iamkevski,

Your experience does not match mine at all. I, too, was having problems with my tailgate.

The dealer replaced all parts associated with the TG lift assembly, including the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-17-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By erkbiz
Lag during acceleration

edbiology,

I, too, own a 28i and like you I find performance at low RPMs to be lacking. It seems that below 2400 RPM acceleration lags. Above this, however, and the car goes OK.

The way I get...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-12-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By erkbiz
Coding the tailgate

I coded my X3 to close using the fob and had all kinds of problems, too many permutations to list here. Eventually the tailgate just quit lifting altogether.

I took it to the dealer telling them...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-26-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By erkbiz
Zuger, Yep, I too experience the same thing....

Zuger,

Yep, I too experience the same thing. Generally this occurs with MP3 files that I load with a memory stick and not with CDs that I have added. Since it doesn't happen all the time I haven't...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 06-19-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,987
Posted By erkbiz
Hello TurboBusa, Well, the TG started acting...

Hello TurboBusa,

Well, the TG started acting up again, I never was convinced the digital speedo had anything to do with it. I took it to the dealer, after explaining its behavior they told me they...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 06-13-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,987
Posted By erkbiz
TurboBusa, Tailgate not Functioning Update ...

TurboBusa,

Tailgate not Functioning Update

Brief history of how TG problem started:
First coding I did on the X3 was to enable digital speed readout. No problem with this, very nice option to...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-22-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,987
Posted By erkbiz
I am wondering, Shawn, have you ever come across...

I am wondering, Shawn, have you ever come across a problem similar to the one I am facing?

And, since trying to restore from a backup doesn't make sense and since the VO coding didn't work for my...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-22-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,987
Posted By erkbiz
Ya know, I do have a backup of the HKFM CAFD...

Ya know, I do have a backup of the HKFM CAFD file, HKFM being the ECM of interest, but that is the only module I do have backed up. Can I load this to my vehicle?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-22-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,987
Posted By erkbiz
No I didn't, which was really stupid cause I...

No I didn't, which was really stupid cause I always make backups, but that's another story as to why I didn't this time, but I am thinking after I get my X3 back from the dealer I will make backups...
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