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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By split71
Actually mine is a full vehicle report from new....

Actually mine is a full vehicle report from new. Factory options, in service date, any extended warranty/maintenance, other warranties and all service history with no detailed cost or hours.
The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By split71
I've been told the dealers are not allowed to...

I've been told the dealers are not allowed to give any repair history if it has any previous owners basic info. The dealer I use usually gives me the service history but blacks out any previous owner...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-01-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,912
Posted By split71
Here in Fl, Publix has the same promotion. I...

Here in Fl, Publix has the same promotion. I usually try and get 2 or 3 cards...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By split71
I'm in the same spot...I couldn't find any...

I'm in the same spot...I couldn't find any detailed description of what is included with this option.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,042
Posted By split71
I'm in Florida now I guess I need to change my...

I'm in Florida now I guess I need to change my location...used X5's here are impossible to find. As soon as the dealers get them, they're gone. Mine came from a dealer across the state.
I agree, I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,042
Posted By split71
IMO, find a better truck...I just picked up a...

IMO, find a better truck...I just picked up a 2011 35d with 25k miles, all options except sport, factory warranty until 5/15, CPO and maintenance until 5/17 for $36k. Truck looks and smells new....
Forum: Bimmerfest 2014 California sponsored by ESS Tuning 05-13-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,402
Posted By split71
See you guys Saturday morning! :thumbup:

See you guys Saturday morning! :thumbup:
Forum: Parting Out 06-25-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,355
Posted By split71
M audio car? I'm looking for front door and rear...

M audio car? I'm looking for front door and rear deck speakers...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 36,699
Posted By split71
05 545, 78k miles. Transmission replaced @ 70k....

05 545, 78k miles. Transmission replaced @ 70k. Other than that, just normal service stuff.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,983
Posted By split71
How to re-initialize the active steering?

I'm replacing the battery on my '05 545. I've read all of the discussions but I haven't found exactly how to do this. It's not in my owners manual nor have I found it in any of the later manuals.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,291
Posted By split71
I had the same notification on the old...

I had the same notification on the old trans....and on the replacement. I have it the dealer now and they can't find anything wrong with the trans.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,291
Posted By split71
Ditto here, transmission covered under CPO...The...

Ditto here, transmission covered under CPO...The replacement trans. isn't much better.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By split71
05 545 shifting

I just bought this car and have owned many 3 series and a Z4 but this is my first v8 5 series.

BMW replaced the transmission (see trans thread) and now I get a double bump when it shifts into 4th...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 237,003
Posted By split71
Update: Tranny replaced and while it's 95%...

Update: Tranny replaced and while it's 95% improved, it still does the same thing to a much lesser degree. Something I can live with...:thumbup:

Now I get a "double bump" when it shifts into third...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 237,003
Posted By split71
Good question, I wonder if it's because there's...

Good question, I wonder if it's because there's really two different issues? I have never experienced the 30-40 mph jolt, my problem was strictly the 2-1 downshift at low speeds coming to a stop. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 237,003
Posted By split71
Update: After a few software 'tweaks', BMW...

Update: After a few software 'tweaks', BMW authorized a transmission replacement under my CPO warranty. I should have it back sometime Friday.

Kudos to the dealer and BMW for stepping up and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 237,003
Posted By split71
Took my 05/05 built 545 to the dealer with SIB in...

Took my 05/05 built 545 to the dealer with SIB in hand...to my surprise, the car had already been updated by the previous owner. SA is going to open a PUMA case and go from there.

The only issue I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 237,003
Posted By split71
Great info, my 05/05 built 545 has this issue and...

Great info, my 05/05 built 545 has this issue and I'm getting the run around from the dealer I bought the car from. I'm sure if I show him this, he'll say the cars build date falls outside of the SIB...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,723
Posted By split71
Another thing to consider is the sump size. This...

Another thing to consider is the sump size. This is just as important as oil type and driving conditions. The sump in my 545 is approx 40% larger than my Tahoe, 40% more oil = longer oil drain...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By split71
Bought one for the wife last week, 2005, 50k...

Bought one for the wife last week, 2005, 50k miles, sport pkg, logic 7, new tires and spotless. Has CPO warranty until the end of next year. I paid $24k...
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