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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,643
Posted By Relniius
For the first time in three years this started...

For the first time in three years this started happening to me (killed my ipod) a few weeks ago, incidentally shortly after I took the BMW in for some computer issues (sunroof motor wouldn't work). ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-25-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,666
Posted By Relniius
07 4.8. I drive about 70/30% city/hwy...

07 4.8. I drive about 70/30% city/hwy respectively. After 13,000 miles, am averaging 15.3 mpg over the last 1500 miles (~1.5 months).

For you lower-mpg folks, are you driving it in sport? That...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 22,948
Posted By Relniius
Mine does, and I have the cable from BMW. Not...

Mine does, and I have the cable from BMW. Not sure if the straight-out USB option would recharge. I leave my iPod in the car the whole time (whether driving or not), and it drains the iPod battery...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 22,948
Posted By Relniius
I think the cd-changer is actually a good backup,...

I think the cd-changer is actually a good backup, so when your IPod runs out of batteries (since it does not recharge, for whatever reason, when in use in the car), you can have some good...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,960
Posted By Relniius
Agreed Ron. Here's what my tech form stated...

Agreed Ron.

Here's what my tech form stated (verbatim) for those having similar problems:

"10220 Power supply relay faulty interrogate fault memory found faults 2EFE 2F17 oil temp. Perform...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,960
Posted By Relniius
Good luck JBR! I picked up car, and it...

Good luck JBR!

I picked up car, and it drives fine now (thank goodness). All's well on the home front.

Tell them to test the auxillary fan relay directly. Ron's post above virtually mimics...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,960
Posted By Relniius
Ron: Great post! I am hopeful mine works as...

Ron:

Great post! I am hopeful mine works as well when I (hopefully) pick it up tomorrow.

Paul:

Dealer for service I've been using is BMW San Antonio (there's only one BMW dealership here). ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,960
Posted By Relniius
UPDATE (Ron: The relay was the auxiallary...

UPDATE

(Ron: The relay was the auxiallary fan relay, which is apparently located behind one of the front panels (they had to remove said panel to get to it). I spoke to the technician, who...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,960
Posted By Relniius
UPDATE: Relay is repaired, and all codes...

UPDATE:

Relay is repaired, and all codes have disappeared. They test drove it once today, and did not notice a problem. Foreman wants to test drive it himself tomorrow. Turns out the tranny is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,960
Posted By Relniius
For me, it's the 4.8 (I think for the other...

For me, it's the 4.8 (I think for the other poster Ron also). I should know more tomorrow, and at the least, if this is merely a faulty relay, it is a minor problem. My bigger concern, though, is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,960
Posted By Relniius
UPDATE: Turns out the replaced fan was not...

UPDATE:

Turns out the replaced fan was not the problem, but rather a relay. They've ordered that part, and should have news tomorrow. Still not sure if the cooling system is going to fix the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,960
Posted By Relniius
UPDATE: (Thanks for the responses Ron). Car...

UPDATE:

(Thanks for the responses Ron). Car is still at dealership. The tech noted that cooling fan was failing (see my earlier update re: overheating), and that has been replaced, but problem...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-14-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,960
Posted By Relniius
UPDATE: The SA could not replicate the...

UPDATE:

The SA could not replicate the problem(!), so I retrieved my car on Saturday (and the problem was indeed gone), but less than 8 hours later, it was back. The SA had asked me to bring it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,960
Posted By Relniius
Update: 2nd FOB was no different. Took car...

Update:

2nd FOB was no different. Took car in a few days ago, and SA is advising they are having difficulty repeating the problem (not surprising, as leaving car alone a day would give me...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,960
Posted By Relniius
I just began (in the last month, I have a...

I just began (in the last month, I have a six-month-old 2007 X5 4.8) to see the acceleration decline in 2nd gear (automatic mode). Off the line, I still get tremendous acceleration, but in 2nd the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 659
Posted By Relniius
Radio time-out

When I turn the radio on, with the engine off, it times out (varying amount of time, sometimes 20 minutes, sometimes shorter, which is inconsistent with the owner's manual).

Does anyone know how...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By Relniius
Mark: Thanks for your input. I have...

Mark:

Thanks for your input. I have appreciated it.

Indeed, driving home yesterday, I tested the popping feel, and at speeds > 40 mph it started becoming slightly uncomfortable, with the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By Relniius
Mark: Thanks for the response. The...

Mark:

Thanks for the response. The mini-spoiler does pop up when the moonroof is fully open, but it does not prevent the ear popping (probably because of the mesh net beneath the plastic piece...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-24-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By Relniius
Thanks for the input. (It is indeed the...

Thanks for the input. (It is indeed the helicopter effect, not a noise issue).

Reln
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By Relniius
X5 Panoramic Moonroof

I use this feature sparingly, as when it is fully open, our ears have very uncomfortable major pressure, almost to the extent of pain.

Does anyone else have this issue? Or is this some sort of...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,582
Posted By Relniius
Had mine since end of June (4.8), with about 1200...

Had mine since end of June (4.8), with about 1200 miles on it as well.

Pros:

1. Responsiveness, POWER and handling;
2. Exhaust sound is fantastic;
3. Comfort in the car is great (I don't...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 728
Posted By Relniius
iDrive bluetooth

My phone is capable of pairing with the iDrive (although it is not in the approved list), but no addresses, etc. are imported (probably because of the incompatibility).

Is there a way to manually...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By Relniius
The number is much more up to date (by at least a...

The number is much more up to date (by at least a day, sometimes two days), based on my purchase a week ago and the order tracking process.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By Relniius
Ordered mine June 11. Expected delivery on or...

Ordered mine June 11. Expected delivery on or about July 4 (+/- 2 days).

I bet some folks are waiting for the 2008 MY, so build schedule is probably speeding up for MY 2007. Also agree with...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By Relniius
Ordered my x5 4.8 June 11. June 16 was moved to...

Ordered my x5 4.8 June 11. June 16 was moved to "scheduled for production". Dealer called and said should be here first week of July. I agree with the allocation comments above. I bet my dealer...
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