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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,222
Posted By mej16489
I learned another piece of the puzzle last night...

I learned another piece of the puzzle last night - the car is no longer auto-locking when it gets up to speed.

I'm starting to think a module somewhere lost its brains...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,222
Posted By mej16489
Thanks for the pdf rdl. I agree that doc...

Thanks for the pdf rdl.

I agree that doc says that the ring antenna performs both operations...

I'm beginning to think that the ring antenna is either misaligned or isn't producing a strong...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,222
Posted By mej16489
Which somewhat circles back to my question. The...

Which somewhat circles back to my question. The ring antenna on the outside of the physical lock mechanism. Is this antenna used exclusively for charging? exclusively for activating/reading the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-04-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,222
Posted By mej16489
Do you know where in the steering column the...

Do you know where in the steering column the 'charger' is located? I don't see anything obvious on realoem.com.

Yes, I'm certain I would have been able to detect any RF coming from the remote...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,222
Posted By mej16489
2003 E39 Diamond Key Charging

Sorry, long post, but I know all the gorey details matter...

I've read through every key thread that I can get my hands on and I still have a question.

Is the mechanism for reading the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,326
Posted By mej16489
07 Automatic My normal drive to/from work...

07 Automatic

My normal drive to/from work one-way is 40 miles. It breaks down to about 8 city avg (40mph or so avg), 20 freeway (75ish) and 12 (60ish) rural hwy. The OBC reads 21.7 like clockwork....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 177,223
Posted By mej16489
My '07 actuator went at 88k miles. Replaced under...

My '07 actuator went at 88k miles. Replaced under CPO for the standard $50 buck fee.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By mej16489
Nope - not lit. I hate that stupid dial it...

Nope - not lit.

I hate that stupid dial it completely defeats the whole point of temperature based climate control... /rant
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-05-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,966
Posted By mej16489
I made the move from OEM Scorpions to Michelin...

I made the move from OEM Scorpions to Michelin PSP A/S. Noticably better handling all around, espectially on dry mountain roads. I haven't had too much experience with wet handling, but I would...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By mej16489
You can use it to hold up the 'basement' storage...

You can use it to hold up the 'basement' storage cover.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,896
Posted By mej16489
Thanks for the thoughts everyone. I ordered a set...

Thanks for the thoughts everyone. I ordered a set at Costco on Saturday. They should be calling for install anytime now.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,896
Posted By mej16489
Any thoughts on Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus on...

Any thoughts on Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus on an X3?

I put a set on my wifes 5 series a month ago. She really likes them and what little opportunity I've had to drive on them I really like.
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