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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-17-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By kankou
and both fog lights will turn on if you put the...

and both fog lights will turn on if you put the car in reverse
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By kankou
how old is your battery? i'd start there since...

how old is your battery? i'd start there since you are also experiencing a slow crank
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-25-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,837
Posted By kankou
i'd be curious to see if the recall replacement...

i'd be curious to see if the recall replacement part number is same or different than the extension warranty replacement unit.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-20-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By kankou
Keep us posted on the results after rotation. ...

Keep us posted on the results after rotation.

Had you already tested the sensors w/ a TPMS Test tool? (Discount Tires have them)
I'm just wondering if the sensor will test OK w/ the Test tool,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By kankou
I replaced the HUD/cold weather package...

I replaced the HUD/cold weather package windshield on our X5 last fall. Dealer wanted $2.2K, and insurance balked at covering that.

After quite a bit of back and forth, I ended up replacing it at...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-14-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By kankou
It'd be the DWS06. The "06" replaced the...

It'd be the DWS06. The "06" replaced the original DWS.

The $100 off is for Discount Tire Direct's eBay store. I think to take full advantage you'd have to place two separate orders (fronts one...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By kankou
if you're open to running non-runflats, i'd go w/...

if you're open to running non-runflats, i'd go w/ different tires first to see if the car's handling and drive is more inline with what you're expecting. i noticed a significant NVH difference in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By kankou
like this one currently for $100 ($105 shipped)? ...

like this one currently for $100 ($105 shipped)?
https://www.costco.com/3-Ton-Professional-Grade-Aluminum-And-Steel-Service-Jack.product.100222458.html
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By kankou
I'd think if the mileage shown on the work order...

I'd think if the mileage shown on the work order papers is within the warranty miles (120k?), it is a valid warranty claim.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By kankou
no need for SIB numbers. just go here:...

no need for SIB numbers. just go here: http://www.bmw-rp.com/production/isg/bmw/reimbursement_bmw_portal.nsf/submit.xsp

put in your vin. look at the list of items and see if your vehicle...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,959
Posted By kankou
maybe you can try to get some other photos of the...

maybe you can try to get some other photos of the drive shaft in a slightly different rotational angle. what the dealerships are looking for are exposed needle bearings (broken seals) and/or grease...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,959
Posted By kankou
your vehicle must've been within the recall...

your vehicle must've been within the recall coverage range, hence automatic replacement. :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,959
Posted By kankou
from what i recall, the recall was only for...

from what i recall, the recall was only for certain VIN range or production date of 2011s. so if you fall outside the range, it's only an extended warranty. seems a bit weird since it appears the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By kankou
I had my active tank replaced March 2016, and BMW...

I had my active tank replaced March 2016, and BMW "good willed" 75% of the cost as I was just a couple months out of the original warranty (this was before they extended the warranty on DEF tanks).
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By kankou
yes the DEF tank warranty is extended to...

yes the DEF tank warranty is extended to 10year/120k miles, and your 2011 should be covered.

go here http://www.bmw-rp.com/production/isg/bmw/reimbursement_bmw_portal.nsf/submit.xsp to check to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,835
Posted By kankou
Unless your SA will align to your specifications,...

Unless your SA will align to your specifications, I'd skip the dealer alignment. Especially since you're seeing good wear on your tires now. BMW's "green" range is so wide that you might end up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-05-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,320
Posted By kankou
Qualifying for the reimbursement means you are...

Qualifying for the reimbursement means you are covered under the extended warranty for the SCR. The reimbursement only applies if you happen to pay out of pocket for the work. Since you're at the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-05-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,320
Posted By kankou
goto the link below and enter the last 7 digits...

goto the link below and enter the last 7 digits of your VIN. it should list any warranty extensions applicable to your E70.

http://www.bmw-rp.com/production/isg/bmw/reimbursement_bmw_portal.nsf
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,959
Posted By kankou
Put your VIN and search to see what recalls apply...

Put your VIN and search to see what recalls apply for your 2011.

http://www.bmwusa.com/recall
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,771
Posted By kankou
So which battery category do you think our X5...

So which battery category do you think our X5 falls under? Standard ($370), Advanced ($420), or Performance ($470). The prices are what I see when I put in my area code, and only one dealer out of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,771
Posted By kankou
yes, it is DIY-able. just make sure you get an...

yes, it is DIY-able. just make sure you get an AGM 90-92AH battery (search on Batteries Plus), then all you'd need is to "register" it. register can be done at your local indy or various DIY tools...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,880
Posted By kankou
It's not a recall for ALL X5s, only the 2011s. ...

It's not a recall for ALL X5s, only the 2011s.

Mine is a 2012 so it only had the warrranty extension through 10yr/120k. So that means they will only replace if it fails or doesn't pass...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-30-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,150
Posted By kankou
any thoughts on the Pennzoil Platinum Euro L for...

any thoughts on the Pennzoil Platinum Euro L for the 35d? i'm just trying to build list of approved LL-04 oils since the Mobil 1 ESP can be a littler harder to source locally sometimes.

Pennzoil...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-24-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,880
Posted By kankou
Yep, sounds like the front drive shaft broke. ...

Yep, sounds like the front drive shaft broke.

Yours is a 2011 so it should be covered by the front drive shaft recall.

Call your dealership and they should cover tow and R&R of drive shaft...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,117
Posted By kankou
So I emailed my SA the u-joint photos, and we set...

So I emailed my SA the u-joint photos, and we set the appointment to drop off the car this AM. They inspected and replaced the drive shaft under the extended warranty.

A few notes:
- the...
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