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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,030
Posted By chrisc151
I had a 530i that had the creaking around the...

I had a 530i that had the creaking around the climate controls and the dealer used a very light oil in a container with a very long needle to lubricate the area. seemed to work.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-31-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,359
Posted By chrisc151
I have the 20" Michelin all seasons. While they...

I have the 20" Michelin all seasons. While they aren't winter tires, they work very well in the snow and mediocre on ice -- but this is what I expected. Just spent a week in the mountains with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-25-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,894
Posted By chrisc151
Weingarm: Will you please share photos of your...

Weingarm: Will you please share photos of your equalizer and treble / base settings?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-05-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By chrisc151
Sitting in my X5...

... with my hazard lights on for a tow truck for my MDX (no flames pls) that died on the side of the road... Did you know that after about 10 minutes the X5's annoying clicking noise inside the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-03-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,030
Posted By chrisc151
I took my '13 in to the dealer for this issue,...

I took my '13 in to the dealer for this issue, they were unable to make the noise stop with the felt tape they use for creaks... but gave the X back anyway... I finally opened up the B pillar because...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By chrisc151
That's cool. Know anyone who can post theirs?

That's cool. Know anyone who can post theirs?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,370
Posted By chrisc151
I haven't taken it in yet, but have my story...

I haven't taken it in yet, but have my story ready. However, if anyone can tell me how to take the plastic piece off that has the seat belt in it then I may try to lube it myself... I spent some...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,370
Posted By chrisc151
I find that it has to be 90+ for the noise to...

I find that it has to be 90+ for the noise to happen... Wish it didn't...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,704
Posted By chrisc151
They only work when you have the lights on, so...

They only work when you have the lights on, so just turn off the lights via the switch then use clean the windshield.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,370
Posted By chrisc151
I have 2013 and it has the same issue... when its...

I have 2013 and it has the same issue... when its hot outside, you hear it, but as the cabin cools, it goes away. Going to have the dealer lube it or tape it as another poster commented. should...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,500
Posted By chrisc151
2013 35i Sport Activity does come with the paddle...

2013 35i Sport Activity does come with the paddle shifters.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,562
Posted By chrisc151
How do they code over the Internet?

How do they code over the Internet?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,287
Posted By chrisc151
I have a 2013 X5 3.5 and have the same gas...

I have a 2013 X5 3.5 and have the same gas mileage issue. Came from a 2010 535 which has the same engine. However, I just hit 1400 miles and the gas mileage appears to be getting MUCH better......
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By chrisc151
Thanks for this. I'll request it.

Thanks for this. I'll request it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By chrisc151
So... After looking at the pricing guide for MY...

So... After looking at the pricing guide for MY 2013 (sticky above), it appears the heat is coming back to the sport wheel... Did they run out of 'em for 2012 or what???

UGH.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By chrisc151
When you go to bmwusa.com and configure a sport...

When you go to bmwusa.com and configure a sport activity x5, the cold weather package doesn't include the heated steering wheel (if you start with the x5 Premium and look at the cold weather package,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By chrisc151
Need help communicating to dealer

I am trying to order a 2012 X5 Sport Activity with a heated steering wheel. I cannot get this configuration on bmwusa.com configurator and need to tell the dealer exactly how to order the vehicle...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By chrisc151
Well, it is something in the middle. I have the...

Well, it is something in the middle. I have the seat / mirror memory set correctly and the entire casing does return to the right position, but the mirror glass needs to be adjusted with the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By chrisc151
Folding Mirrors

When the passenger mirror returns from the folded position, the mirror is not pointing in the right direction. I have to manually adjust each time so I can see out of it. Anything I can do w/o a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,331
Posted By chrisc151
Did we ever get details on what the 'user...

Did we ever get details on what the 'user identification' feature is all about? Or how to make it work?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,362
Posted By chrisc151
Something I noticed is that this feature doesn't...

Something I noticed is that this feature doesn't work right with the Google Chrome browser. With the std version of Chrome, you get an error. With the beta version, it looks like it works, but it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By chrisc151
I had a similar problem. After taking it in...

I had a similar problem. After taking it in several times only to have them say they don't hear the noise after each time. I found a place in the road that caused the noise and then took the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,762
Posted By chrisc151
'06 530i. iPhone 3G works fine. No Echo. Used...

'06 530i. iPhone 3G works fine. No Echo. Used it quite a bit and suprisingly, no issues.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By chrisc151
I went through this exact scenario a year ago. I...

I went through this exact scenario a year ago. I should have just ordered it with the car, but I wasn't sure I wanted it. I think the DIY install takes < 1 hour and then my dealer was going to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By chrisc151
You should be able to get it for <$500. That...

You should be able to get it for <$500. That also includes your first year of Sirius service free, which is over a $100 value. It is nice to have Sirius run through iDrive vs. dealing with an...
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