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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By figman
Thank you all for your comments, we can go back...

Thank you all for your comments, we can go back and forth all day with issues on rubber parts. The problem turned out to be a leak on the overflow hose that connects to the side of the engine and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By figman
'06 X3 Frustration

Hi All: The wife's X3 '06 with only 52K miles, I always believe on the quality of BMW vs anything else but lately I started to have my doubts... While the car had warranty nothing happened for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By figman
Tail Light Bulb Replacement #3

Hi Guys; quick question, I searched and read the manual but could not find an answer.

How do I replace the tail light bulb in my wife's X3 '06, manual says to pop the side plastic cover but it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By figman
Dead Battery Again on X3 '06

Hello Friends:

I used the search feature and learned a lot about what could be causing this problem but still have some questions. We have an X3 '06 with 36K miles. Back in October one day the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,452
Posted By figman
Hello friends, finally I was able to take a road...

Hello friends, finally I was able to take a road trip that will give me an accurate reading on the X3 '06 with A/T. I filled up last night and reseted the computer, drove this morning a about 150...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,452
Posted By figman
Ok friends; I cycled thru the various reading;...

Ok friends; I cycled thru the various reading; this X3 only has one read out for MPG; what used to be stuck at 12.8 or 12.9 is now fluctuating between 11.0 and 12.0. All I did is the reset as...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,452
Posted By figman
I know how to rotate the various readings, I did...

I know how to rotate the various readings, I did get the manual and read the entire book but don't remember the section about resetting the MPG section. Anyway let me check the readings after the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,452
Posted By figman
Hi there: I did the reset as instructed and...

Hi there:

I did the reset as instructed and after I pressed the button all numbers went to dashes, after a short while the numbers started to show up. Unfortunately didn't get a chance to do the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,452
Posted By figman
Kevin: How do I reset it? Are there...

Kevin:

How do I reset it? Are there instructions somewhere or the dealer has to do it.

Thanks
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,452
Posted By figman
Gas Mileage on '06 X3

Hello all:

I know there is another thread not too old regarding gas mileage but I figure let me ask the group anyway. I just bought the X3 for my wife and so far so good; it only came with 23.5K...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,550
Posted By figman
I just bought the all weather mats for my wife...

I just bought the all weather mats for my wife X3; the car came with the regular carpet mats that has the velcro attachment. I had a loaner last week and noticed that the rubber mats had the plastic...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,139
Posted By figman
Unhappy First Problem with X3

Here it goes, I took the X3 to the dealer to show them 3 small chips/cracks on the windshield. I test drove it twice and did not see it. The first night when we got it home we decided to go for a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By figman
X3 '06 vs '09 Ride

Hello again

I am still happy with the wife X3 '06; she is even happier. :) Quick question/observation
Before we made the decision for the '06 with 23K miles we also drove another '06 with 33K,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,051
Posted By figman
Hello there: I checked the air pressure the...

Hello there:

I checked the air pressure the next morning and three tires were at 29PSI one was at 28PSI. I checked the door label and it says front 29 rear 32; is this the common practice or you...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,051
Posted By figman
Low tire air pressure indicator

Hello there:

The temperature dropped to mid 30s this weekend. Took a short drive to the store and when I turned the car back to come home noticed the dash indicator for low tire pressure blinking...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,460
Posted By figman
To All: We picked up the car on Friday, so...

To All:

We picked up the car on Friday, so far so good, we already put about 100 miles and other than the rider being a bit bouncy it is a pleasure to drive it.

The wife is very happy, the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,460
Posted By figman
Not yet my friends; I closed the deal today, it...

Not yet my friends; I closed the deal today, it looks like the financial piece when thru, last I heard the the dealership was talking to my insurance agent. BMW is going to double check everything...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,460
Posted By figman
Friends: any last comment, I will be making...

Friends:

any last comment, I will be making a decision tomorrow by noon, again your help has been greatly appreciated for the last couple days... I can't wait.....

Thanks again,

Figman
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,460
Posted By figman
Okay friends I took a second test drive...

Okay friends I took a second test drive yesterday. First I drove the one with 33K miles and the Pirelli tires and did not feel anything funny with the transmission, it feel a little loose compare...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,460
Posted By figman
06BMWX3 what do you think from the point of view...

06BMWX3 what do you think from the point of view of personal vs lease or the mileage difference? I know I am repeting myself... do you think my wife will like the heated seats in new york during...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,460
Posted By figman
Ok here is more information Option 1 with...

Ok here is more information

Option 1 with 33K was registered as a personal car in Upstate NY and has original warranty until 08/10; because already have 33K the 30K service including brakes were...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,460
Posted By figman
I just bought the Consumer Report 2010 review...

I just bought the Consumer Report 2010 review booklet searching for what they have to say about the X3s. They recommend the newer X3 and from the Used cars at various price ranges they recomend the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,460
Posted By figman
Thanks for all your comments, she still deciding...

Thanks for all your comments, she still deciding on which to get; winter package vs lighting package. I am taking a second test drive tomorrow, want to make sure the transmission is not having the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,460
Posted By figman
You guys are great; I belong to other forums and...

You guys are great; I belong to other forums and people don't reply that quickly and as friendly.

I will try to convince the wife for the lower mileage and Xenon; but she believes the gray...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,460
Posted By figman
I also like the lighting package but I am...

I also like the lighting package but I am concerned that down the road the mechanical components will start having trouble and eventually fail sooner that a fixed light will.

Do you guys think a...
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