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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,525
Posted By LeeX5
All BMW's do that. Only thing you can do it to...

All BMW's do that. Only thing you can do it to hit the unlock button on the dash before you open the door.

-- Lee
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,707
Posted By LeeX5
7700 miles on my 2011 35d (20" wheels). Lifetime...

7700 miles on my 2011 35d (20" wheels). Lifetime average is 21.1 mpg. My trip to work is ~20 miles mixed. I average around 20 mpg on that trip. Highway, I've seen as high as 26mpg average for a trip...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,776
Posted By LeeX5
Latter two have the sports package. Hmm.. ...

Latter two have the sports package. Hmm..


-- Lee
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 931
Posted By LeeX5
I wish the 35d came with the 8 speed auto. I find...

I wish the 35d came with the 8 speed auto. I find that its mileage appears to drop when you go faster.

-- Lee
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,722
Posted By LeeX5
Interesting enough, I've seen plenty of F*rds not...

Interesting enough, I've seen plenty of F*rds not show it. Never understood why they wouldn't mark it... Guess you can save some $ by using the same tach with multiple engines (with different...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,313
Posted By LeeX5
Wow... perhaps you should re-read my post again....

Wow... perhaps you should re-read my post again. My comment was directed that it seems that X5's _are_ having reliability problems.

I can only _dream_ of contributing to this forum as well as you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,313
Posted By LeeX5
Usually posts complaining about reliability come...

Usually posts complaining about reliability come from people who just joined a forum looking for answers or just to complain. From what I've seen so far on this and other X5 forums is a large number...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,313
Posted By LeeX5
My 2011 has 5000 miles and I've had 2 system...

My 2011 has 5000 miles and I've had 2 system faults, and one prolonged Check Engine light.

The Check Engine light set some codes - basically saying there was a communication fault. BMW (and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-26-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,422
Posted By LeeX5
Mine ran out the other day at just over 3k miles....

Mine ran out the other day at just over 3k miles. I wonder if BMW of Austin fills it at all ? I barely used mine at all. It appears the reservoir holds quite a bit (I poured almost a gallon in there...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,863
Posted By LeeX5
We have the light popular with the cinnamon brown...

We have the light popular with the cinnamon brown leather. I'm out of town, but I'll post a picture when I get back later in the week.


-- Lee
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-10-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,610
Posted By LeeX5
My 2011 now has over 2000 miles. The average mpg...

My 2011 now has over 2000 miles. The average mpg in Austin since picking it up is now 19.9. The last full tank was mostly highway (to/from airport a couple of times dropping/picking up relatives) and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,716
Posted By LeeX5
Thanks for the info ! -- Lee

Thanks for the info !

-- Lee
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,716
Posted By LeeX5
Our 2011 X5 35d has the same problem. Did they...

Our 2011 X5 35d has the same problem. Did they fix it ?

-- Lee
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,610
Posted By LeeX5
I have close to 800 miles on the 2011 now, and...

I have close to 800 miles on the 2011 now, and the last tank was 19mpg.

-- Lee
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,610
Posted By LeeX5
I reset the trip odometer every fillup (and...

I reset the trip odometer every fillup (and compute the real mpg for the tank) and the computer mpg seems close enough. The "needle gauge" is just a vacuum gauge and it not accurate for any actual...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,610
Posted By LeeX5
I've had my 35d for a month now too (I'm also in...

I've had my 35d for a month now too (I'm also in Austin). I've had limited amount of time driving it and only have 500 miles so far. The computer is currently saying ~19mpg. This is mixed - I'd say...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By LeeX5
All you need to do is plug it in and turn the car...

All you need to do is plug it in and turn the car off. See if the charging symbol is on the ipod. If it is - its draining the car battery.

-- Lee
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 24,488
Posted By LeeX5
I'm confused then. For the 2010 ordering guide,...

I'm confused then. For the 2010 ordering guide, The ipod interface and Siruis satellite appeared to be different options and cost extra. My understanding is that for 2011 that they dropped the multi...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 24,488
Posted By LeeX5
$20 ? Hmmm.... if BMW wants $600.... ;-) ...

$20 ? Hmmm.... if BMW wants $600.... ;-)

-- Lee
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 24,488
Posted By LeeX5
The ordering sheet specially reported what was...

The ordering sheet specially reported what was included in the Premium Sound package. Instead of the DVD disc changer, it now comes with IPOD and Sirius. So, in net effect, you get USB access (for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 24,488
Posted By LeeX5
I have the 3rd row and mine did come with it. Had...

I have the 3rd row and mine did come with it. Had to remove it to use the 3rd row. Probably will sit in my garage unused.

-- Lee
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 53,633
Posted By LeeX5
Picked up ours today - 35d - Black Sapphire with...

Picked up ours today - 35d - Black Sapphire with Cin/Brown interior. Also have the 214's (wow - I love those).

Everything went smoothly. We've put 50 miles on it so far.
Homelink took quite a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 53,633
Posted By LeeX5
Funny thing is, my car reached the dealership on...

Funny thing is, my car reached the dealership on Monday. Today (Tuesday) the website actually says its at the dealership ! When I call the 800 number, its says on way to port. LOL !

I pick my 35d...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 53,633
Posted By LeeX5
My X5 35d is at the dealership. They received...

My X5 35d is at the dealership. They received quite a few, so I'm scheduled to pick it up Wednesday (finally!).

-- Lee
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-21-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 53,633
Posted By LeeX5
I believe it was either the 14th or 15th week. ...

I believe it was either the 14th or 15th week.

-- Lee
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