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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-22-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 765
Posted By 02420X3
Make sure that the temperature thumbwheel on the...

Make sure that the temperature thumbwheel on the dash is rotated to the blue side. Do the same for the one in the rear.

I program the climate control to vent the car for the 15 minutes prior to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-22-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,973
Posted By 02420X3
I think it's up to $48/year now for a BMWCCA...

I think it's up to $48/year now for a BMWCCA membership. My local dealer offers a 15% discount on both parts and labor. I'm out of warranty, and that takes some of the sting out of the cost of any...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-17-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By 02420X3
I see that you're in Slough, which means that...

I see that you're in Slough, which means that your X3 was UK-spec, not US-spec. I wonder if that makes a difference? It will be interesting to see what your VIN decode shows for a model and a build...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-17-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By 02420X3
I have never experienced brake fade in my '11,...

I have never experienced brake fade in my '11, and I regularly experience temperatures such as you mentioned in summer. The brake fluid was flushed at 2 years, and is due to be flushed again next...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By 02420X3
Auto Stop Start was not a feature of the 2011...

Auto Stop Start was not a feature of the 2011 model year. It did not exist.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-14-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By 02420X3
My '11 was an Aug 05 2011 build. As with...

My '11 was an Aug 05 2011 build. As with Dandanio's almost identical twin to my X3, no Start/Stop button is present in my X3.

mat8iou, I wonder what build date you will see if you run your VIN...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-14-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By 02420X3
Wow, I'm surprised at that!

Wow, I'm surprised at that!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-13-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By 02420X3
Are you saying that the maintenance package,...

Are you saying that the maintenance package, which matches the warranty in duration, does not transfer along with the warranty on a resale? I find that difficult to believe.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-08-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By 02420X3
As far as I know, the transmission has stayed...

As far as I know, the transmission has stayed constant. There are two, or perhaps one with two different modes programmed. The "regular" 8-speed is made by ZF, and the "sport" 8-speed, is also made...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-08-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By 02420X3
Me thinks you're 100% correct. Time for a dealer...

Me thinks you're 100% correct. Time for a dealer visit. I schedule mine for a day when I can get a BMW loaner, which is typically two weeks out. (And they have 117 loaners!) I suggest that you...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-08-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By 02420X3
Actually, with two $1000 credits in hand, you...

Actually, with two $1000 credits in hand, you should be paying somewhere around $1000 UNDER invoice.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-08-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By 02420X3
OK, that's great! Good move to have both in...

OK, that's great! Good move to have both in hand!

Have you used one other key negotiating tactic, which is to negotiate the vehicle price up from invoice, rather than down from sticker? You...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-08-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By 02420X3
Anything involving MSport, heated steering wheel,...

Anything involving MSport, heated steering wheel, and vibrating steering wheel in a 3-way combination will not work.

Check the ordering guide "up top" on the forum....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-08-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By 02420X3
Recent college grad? Look for a credit for that...

Recent college grad? Look for a credit for that too, maybe $1000.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-08-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By 02420X3
There are three main pieces to the panoramic moon...

There are three main pieces to the panoramic moon roof, the shade and the two glass panels. The rear glass panel is fixed, and the front panel is movable. The front panel will move back most of the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-08-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By 02420X3
+1 See if you can cancel and get a...

+1

See if you can cancel and get a pro-rated refund.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-07-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By 02420X3
My drive's side mirror started sounding noisy...

My drive's side mirror started sounding noisy after about 2years. It was replaced under warranty.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,374
Posted By 02420X3
I think it's 5 minutes before the lighter sockets...

I think it's 5 minutes before the lighter sockets power down. It's easy enough to time if you care to.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-04-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By 02420X3
When I bought my X3 Nav, Backup Camera with Top...

When I bought my X3 Nav, Backup Camera with Top View, and Park Distance Control were all included in the $3200 Technology package. Only you can decide if the price of the after-market retrofit is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-04-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By 02420X3
It is likely that your X3 does not have...

It is likely that your X3 does not have navigation. Try looking up your vehicle on a VIN-decoder site such as bmwvin.com It will give you a list of all of the features on your specific X3.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-04-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By 02420X3
Some have done so. One source of such upgrades...

Some have done so. One source of such upgrades is Bimmer-Tech, who is a site sponsor here.

http://www.bimmer-tech.net
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-01-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By 02420X3
Trade assist? Run away. Flee. No way in hell.

Trade assist? Run away. Flee. No way in hell.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-01-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By 02420X3
You may get a better response in the E83 forum...

You may get a better response in the E83 forum (model year 2003 - 2010 X3).

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=65
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-28-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 71,374
Posted By 02420X3
I sometimes had that problem when I had my iPhone...

I sometimes had that problem when I had my iPhone in the same pocket as the fob. Moving the iPhone to a different pocket resolved the problem.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,620
Posted By 02420X3
Sport 80%, Sport+ 15%, Comfort 5%.

Sport 80%, Sport+ 15%, Comfort 5%.
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