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Forum: Off-Topic 02-27-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 424
Posted By smyles
Pit bull ate my homework... well, in this case,...

Pit bull ate my homework... well, in this case, the policy documents.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-27-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,720
Posted By smyles
There's an app (http://www.bmwpnpc.com/) to...

There's an app (http://www.bmwpnpc.com/) to search for the best online prices for OEM parts - I haven't tried this app yet, but seems promising.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 460
Posted By smyles
It's probably functional on X5M.

It's probably functional on X5M.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By smyles
The electric auxiliary heater doesn't come on...

The electric auxiliary heater doesn't come on instantly; there's a whole bunch of heaters (glow plugs, active tank, fuel filter, etc etc) that eat a lot of elec.power. This along with drop from the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,183
Posted By smyles
You - actually, the tech - has to pull the codes;...

You - actually, the tech - has to pull the codes; if he doesn't have the means, he's one lousy tech.

I'd suspect a broken coil.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-23-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By smyles
New reality show 'Goodwill hunters" in 3..2..

New reality show 'Goodwill hunters" in 3..2..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By smyles
Unless you frequently tow heavy stuff, do a lot...

Unless you frequently tow heavy stuff, do a lot of burn outs, 0-60 races or often rally in snow, rear diffs are indeed fine with lifetime oil.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By smyles
Again, it doesn't matter. Call BMW, provide VIN,...

Again, it doesn't matter. Call BMW, provide VIN, and they'll tell the last day of your CPO coverage. That's all what matters... unless you exceed 100k earlier, like I did on my other CPO'd car, which...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By smyles
I think you're missing the initial premise of CPO...

I think you're missing the initial premise of CPO being 6 years/100,000 miles. That's the period & mileage BMW commits to cover; they don't throw away anything in your scenario, as it's already taken...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By smyles
Ho long did you drive with a busted bulb? My...

Ho long did you drive with a busted bulb? My guess: need to reset FRM.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By smyles
http://cdn.meme.am/instances/500x/59409054.jpg

http://cdn.meme.am/instances/500x/59409054.jpg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By smyles
Until Dec 2018.

Until Dec 2018.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By smyles
There's a device in your vehicle that counts -...

There's a device in your vehicle that counts - and displays! - the mileage.
It's also recorded in your key as well as communicated to BMWNA.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 758
Posted By smyles
It was a ~$1,500 option that was probably the...

It was a ~$1,500 option that was probably the lowest in priority for most buyers; if anyone was looking for a 7-seater, there were better options like already mentioned GL, LR3/4, not to mention...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 490
Posted By smyles
Your warranty starts @ 'in service' date - in...

Your warranty starts @ 'in service' date - in most cases it's the date the first owner drove the vehicle off the lot. CPO starts exactly 4 yrs after that (if still <50k). You can always call BMWNA or...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-19-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 847
Posted By smyles
I'd say the rise of SUV as a daily driver. ...

I'd say the rise of SUV as a daily driver.

Caught the CNN report on the accident and the arrest. the victim was referred solely as a "Mom of 4". Gotta like how the media converts news into stories...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-19-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 847
Posted By smyles
It's not the cars that make people crazy; it's...

It's not the cars that make people crazy; it's the perception of safety and no repercussion for your actions. Same with online posts, yelling from a distance, etc etc.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By smyles
In short, you're wrong. Next time you're on a...

In short, you're wrong. Next time you're on a long trip, bring up the temp menu; you'll notice once the temp reaches a certain number, it stays within 1-2 degrees. Thermostat doesn't continuously...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,877
Posted By smyles
Actually in my case the resistance b/w pins...

Actually in my case the resistance b/w pins wasn't 0 but all over the place, so I was a bit skeptical of the outcome, but since the tank was already out, I installed the 'fix' anyway. Just wish I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By smyles
http://img4.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140511004915/...

http://img4.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140511004915/degrassi/images/1/17/Brand-new-information.gif
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,877
Posted By smyles
One week update: works like a charm. For...

One week update: works like a charm.
For anyone who decides to do the same, I suggest getting the factory plugs (male & female) - this way it's a simple plug and play once you remove the wheel well...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By smyles
Are you sure the actuator itself is fine? Have...

Are you sure the actuator itself is fine? Have you checked the wiring?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,035
Posted By smyles
He took it to 88MPH...

He took it to 88MPH...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-10-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,606
Posted By smyles
I've read they move to Shell

I've read they move to Shell
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By smyles
May be you dealer added DEF in between? In any...

May be you dealer added DEF in between? In any case, BMW doesn't recommend filling the tanks up to the top of filler necks, citing leakage from the vents. I never had such issue, though.
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