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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-12-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By palmster
Final Answer from dealer = BAD EMF CONTROLLER...

Final Answer from dealer = BAD EMF CONTROLLER which had to be replaced. Will pick up the car later and see if this is the fix. How can this go bad on a new car with only 7,000 miles preventing the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-09-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By palmster
Thanks for the reply you are indeed correct,...

Thanks for the reply you are indeed correct, minutia left out given the larger issue. It will move/explanation highlighted in dash. Far from a bimmer rookie here. Appreciate your input
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-09-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By palmster
Dealer keeping car over weekend for tech support...

Dealer keeping car over weekend for tech support on Monday. Dealer says the shifter is a joystick and not actually connected to the transmission/engine but receives commands from the computer. They...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-09-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By palmster
Obvious prerequisites for putting a typical Bmw...

Obvious prerequisites for putting a typical Bmw into drive or reverse were all performed. Doors closed, Push start, foot on brake, engine on, push side button in on shifter(does not move otherwise)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-09-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By palmster
2015 535i xdrive Gear Issues

Only 7,000 miles and getting random occurrences of not being able to put the car in gear in urgent situations. (I.e. Reverse or forward quickly while foot on break going from one position to another)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,764
Posted By palmster
Sparrky, BMW finally taking back my 2013 x5 5.0 M...

Sparrky, BMW finally taking back my 2013 x5 5.0 M sport. issues started at 5k miles and crested at 18k miles. I called Corporate to threaten and complain after hearing a colleague was doing the same...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,112
Posted By palmster
they actually asked me not to go Lemon on them,...

they actually asked me not to go Lemon on them, to give them a chance to make it right. I suspect something larger going on. If you go lemon there's no leverage they give you a settlement...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 36,712
Posted By palmster
Dont mess around this is a sign of greater problems

My issues which started much like you have described started out at under 5,000 miles with acceleration issues, bucking issues, misfire codes. Engine light would come on with no diagnosis. It then...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,112
Posted By palmster
Update: Faulty Fuel Injectors-Cam Shaft Fault Indicators / Lack of accelaration

As an update to my May complaints about faulty fuel injectors and cam shaft issues, BMW corporate has finally agreed to take me out of this 2013 X5 5.0 M sport package and offer a specific "customer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-29-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,112
Posted By palmster
navy... also get ready for a rattling hatch that...

navy... also get ready for a rattling hatch that needs fixing atleast twice a year on this model. buyer beware.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-29-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,112
Posted By palmster
Word from the factory was that on that day of...

Word from the factory was that on that day of production, staff installed the incorrect fuel injectors in bank#2 while installing the proper fuel injectors in bank#1. They replaced them all.... ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-29-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,112
Posted By palmster
Navy, do not buy it. If you have reservations...

Navy, do not buy it. If you have reservations there's a reason. The fact that BMW is screwing it's owners by not even issuing a recall is a joke. There's a reason Mercs and Audis are pulling up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-29-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,112
Posted By palmster
I called BMW USA Customer Relationsp and...

I called BMW USA Customer Relationsp and complained about the same issue. You will see my post in the forum below. I have 18,002 miles on my 2013 X5 5.0 M performance package.. Both Corporate and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By palmster
fuel pump and fuel injectors a bit different but...

fuel pump and fuel injectors a bit different but thanks anyway..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By palmster
Dealer tells me this is a malfunction of the fuel...

Dealer tells me this is a malfunction of the fuel injectors. code: D135_00000000_01_002, misfire detection faults. saying there are updated (modified) fuel injectors. Flumoxed at 18k that i'm...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By palmster
Engine Malfunction at 18k 2013 X5 Msport Package

this is the second engine malfunciton in this car with 18k miles. "Engine Malfunction! Reduced Power." " Engine opertating at reduced output. POssible to continue. Drive with Caution. Have the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,311
Posted By palmster
Right rear height sensor needed to be replaced...

Right rear height sensor needed to be replaced and height of rear had to be recalibrated.
Very odd for a 2013 with only 11,000 miles. They could not explain why this happened. This is a concerning...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,311
Posted By palmster
constant warning symbol on, but does not...

constant warning symbol on, but does not interrupt display behind the steering wheel like the annoying TPM warning. Continues to say " Level Control Malfunction. Driving comfort may be reduced....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,311
Posted By palmster
I guess it's serious then?

I guess it's serious then?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,311
Posted By palmster
Level Control System Malfunction

2013 X5 5.0 M sport package. Just hit 11,000 miles. This came up on my screen this morning after pulling out of the garage. On a quick visual inspection nothing seems wrong externally but I'm not a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By palmster
mentioned software because the dealer threw it...

mentioned software because the dealer threw it out there. Seemed strange. I was just seeing if this was common..

I would expect if the engine was 10 years old with high milieage it would require...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By palmster
Thanks for the feedback. The thrill of a fast BMW...

Thanks for the feedback. The thrill of a fast BMW definitely not all that anymore. :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By palmster
How Frequent do you add Oil to Your X5 5.0 with Mpackage?

Have a new 2013 X5 5.0 with M performance package. The vehicle has only 6,000 miles on it after taking delivery in May 2012. I drive the car little but when I do I generally drive between 65-95mph...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,620
Posted By palmster
vata.... 3rd row? who ever is back there is...

vata.... 3rd row? who ever is back there is gonna puke! make sure you have plenty of bags back there! http://s1.bimmerfest.com/forums/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,620
Posted By palmster
Indeed. I had it up to 120 last weekend on an...

Indeed. I had it up to 120 last weekend on an open highway and it was quiet. It gets noisy at slow speeds, especially off a traffic light or stop sign. My first impressions are the car does not like...
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