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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-24-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By gfeiner
Did they ever do a pressure test? Seems like...

Did they ever do a pressure test? Seems like that would have proved the leak/crack.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-17-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By gfeiner
What is brake guild?

What is brake guild?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-09-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By gfeiner
Yeah, I'm not liking that enlarged grill either.

Yeah, I'm not liking that enlarged grill either.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-05-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By gfeiner
I saw them in that size available at tirerack.com...

I saw them in that size available at tirerack.com and at costco.com a couple weeks ago.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-04-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By gfeiner
Is the download option provided via torrent?

Is the download option provided via torrent?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-31-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By gfeiner
You can download the software. If you search this...

You can download the software. If you search this website forum for reinglold, you will find threads where you can contact other members for download links. If you google search, you can buy it and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By gfeiner
BMW X3 Manual

No manuals for the F25. If you want details on various maintenance and repair procedures direct from BMW, you can pay for a 1-day subscription to www.bmwtis.com and then use a pdf document printer...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-28-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By gfeiner
Their manual for x3 only covers the previous...

Their manual for x3 only covers the previous generation X3 (E83). They have no manual for the current generation (F25, 2011+)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-25-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By gfeiner
That is not normal. When this happens, can u feel...

That is not normal. When this happens, can u feel vibrations or shaking in the steering wheel? If so, you probably have some worn bushings or ball joints somewhere in the front end. How many miles...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-13-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By gfeiner
CRC cleaner vs Walnut Blast 4 cylinder turbo

Thanks for the writeup. In the pdf you stated your X3 had 65k on it when you bought it. Do you have any idea if the previous owner ever used intake-cleaning fuel additives? Just wondering if those...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-05-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,969
Posted By gfeiner
Dealer scratched car during service

Its more than just age. New paint is never 100% match for the existing paint. This is because of minor differences from one batch of paint to the next. When I had a door repainted on my 2012 (at...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-28-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,857
Posted By gfeiner
Oil service indicator and others can be reset via...

Oil service indicator and others can be reset via a special procedure using the trip meter reset button on the instrument cluster. Just google "bmw oil service reset"
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-28-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By gfeiner
Search this forum. Trim replacement has been...

Search this forum. Trim replacement has been discussed. Replacing the trim on the doors is the hardest of all of them since that piece is held in by screws from the backside. You have to remove the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-28-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By gfeiner
Does anyone know if genuine bmw-branded plugs are...

Does anyone know if genuine bmw-branded plugs are are already gapped when you buy them?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-25-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By gfeiner
Weather Tech makes a custom-fit cargo liner but,...

Weather Tech makes a custom-fit cargo liner but, it's hard rubber and not even remotely plush. For a fabric backseat cover, check out bavauto.com. Here it is:
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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-25-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By gfeiner
~60k is now their interval for plugs in engines...

~60k is now their interval for plugs in engines with turbo chargers
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-23-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By gfeiner
I have seen threads in the past where people had...

I have seen threads in the past where people had similar issues. I cant remember the outcome but I bet it required a dealer visit. Since you have a 2015 model, you're still under warranty
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-23-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By gfeiner
Yep. That's what they do now. At 54k, I'm sure...

Yep. That's what they do now. At 54k, I'm sure they will want to change the plugs.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-20-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,610
Posted By gfeiner
My 2012 X3, produced in feb 2012, is still on the...

My 2012 X3, produced in feb 2012, is still on the original battery
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-10-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By gfeiner
Typical dealer labor rates are around $100/hr. ...

Typical dealer labor rates are around $100/hr. However, I'm not sure if they would charge you for 4-5 hours since they just hook it up to there service computer for that time. It's not like they...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-10-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By gfeiner
That has to be done by the dealer. I have heard...

That has to be done by the dealer. I have heard that transmission updates take 4-5 hours. The cost will be whatever your dealer's hourly labor rate is. They usually do not update engine/drivetrain...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-10-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By gfeiner
What "software" are you referring to? Navigation...

What "software" are you referring to? Navigation maps? Bluetooth? Engine/drivetrain firmware that only a bmw dealer can update?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-07-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By gfeiner
Goto realoem.com, input the last 7 characters of...

Goto realoem.com, input the last 7 characters of the vin and then browse the parts diagrams in order to get the part number. Then google that part number for an idea on prices.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-06-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By gfeiner
Are you asking about the cargo cover that goes in...

Are you asking about the cargo cover that goes in back? If so, there is nothing that can be moved to make a cover that is too short fit properly.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-17-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,589
Posted By gfeiner
Only 3k miles out of warranty. Being so close i...

Only 3k miles out of warranty. Being so close i bet the dealer would call bmw on your behalf to see if they would cover the expense or at least give u a big discount.
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