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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 55,028
Posted By philooo
I can't understand why BMW doesn't want to make...

I can't understand why BMW doesn't want to make money and program their car for a fee.... it is a piece of cake and they could make money making the customer happy...
I just don't get it..
I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 55,028
Posted By philooo
I used the official BMW software. check my...

I used the official BMW software.

check my thread here:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=694532&highlight=

the hitch zoom thingy is in CIC module
MACRO_TRAILER_COUPLING ->...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 55,028
Posted By philooo
I coded this function myself (zoom hitch) and it...

I coded this function myself (zoom hitch) and it is only a single line in the configuration that needs to be changed from no to yes. piece of cake for the dealer for sure.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,109
Posted By philooo
can this warranty be purchased anytime ? or it...

can this warranty be purchased anytime ? or it has to be before the end of the current manufacturer warranty ?
My CPO expires in april and I am tempted to go with the platinum plan...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 91,242
Posted By philooo
57 days in the shop ... Ouch Can't you call it...

57 days in the shop ... Ouch
Can't you call it a lemon law by now ?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 91,242
Posted By philooo
57 days in the shop ... Ouch Can't you call it...

57 days in the shop ... Ouch
Can't you call it a lemon law by now ?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-06-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 28,294
Posted By philooo
I bought it CPO with 16,000 miles on it, on April...

I bought it CPO with 16,000 miles on it, on April 2013 at Tampa BMW.
I did one service, including oil change around 25,000 miles in mid 2014. When I dropped the car in December they told me I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 28,294
Posted By philooo
apparently I passed the timing chain test and the...

apparently I passed the timing chain test and the only parts waiting to finish the 'recall' are the Crankcase Ventilation Lines (Hoses). these have been overnighted from BMW to my dealer and I should...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 28,294
Posted By philooo
Free maintenance programs are pushing the limit...

Free maintenance programs are pushing the limit of oil change interval a little too far, especially on these very high tech twin turbo engines.

To BMW's defense I have to say that it was even...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 28,294
Posted By philooo
I dropped my car (E70 X5 N63) on dec 23th at Fort...

I dropped my car (E70 X5 N63) on dec 23th at Fort Lauderdale BMW because of airbag suspension failure and while the car was there they decided to replace all my injectors.
As the car was still at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 91,242
Posted By philooo
My e70 x5 is at the shop under the same...

My e70 x5 is at the shop under the same TSB/recall/customer care plan
So far my CA tild me they measured my timing chain tolerance and are waiting for Bmw NW to get back to them with action

A bit...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 91,242
Posted By philooo
My e70 x5 is at the shop under the same...

My e70 x5 is at the shop under the same TSB/recall/customer care plan
So far my CA tild me they measured my timing chain tolerance and are waiting for Bmw NW to get back to them with action

A bit...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By philooo
my conspiracy theory is that bmws paying pads for...

my conspiracy theory is that bmws paying pads for the first 2 years, could have set this dumb behavior to reduce pad wear... so hopefully it can be disabled ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By philooo
I mainly tried the supposedly transmission reset...

I mainly tried the supposedly transmission reset process, forgot how it si done now but you can search fro 'transmission reset'
there is a combo list of things to do like press gas pedal for x...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By philooo
it seems to be unfortunately normal ? did you...

it seems to be unfortunately normal ? did you just buy your x5 ?
so far we have not heard of anybody saying this behavior was not seen on their car. so it seems to be a factory thing certainly to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 24,817
Posted By philooo
I would love to hear the noise if someone can...

I would love to hear the noise if someone can take a video with their iphone or what... I am curious to see what noise is normal ...or not..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,762
Posted By philooo
On my 2011 5.0 - nav is crap and I use my...

On my 2011 5.0

- nav is crap and I use my iPhone 90% of the time to avoid arriving 1h after everybody else
- backup camera crap compared to my old Lexus
- center console squeaks each time it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-21-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By philooo
I have the same problem and it is annoyyyinggg......

I have the same problem and it is annoyyyinggg... everybody says it is normal... I just can't figure why it is that way...

as I said many times, this will be the feature that will make me sell the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By philooo
I wanted to update this and say that the...

I wanted to update this and say that the downshift behavior has never changed / improved
It is still annoying after a year! Hence my post update
I really would hope some coding would let the car...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,425
Posted By philooo
I have been happy with my 11' 5.0 bit after...

I have been happy with my 11' 5.0 bit after driving the jeep srt8 I can tell the srt8 engine is so much smoother. The x5 turbo is powerful bit not smooth. Start of the line is brutal but I wish it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 24,817
Posted By philooo
Can someone record a video of the noise I have...

Can someone record a video of the noise
I have noise but assumed it was the turbo whine...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By philooo
Hello mecheng1... If you are interested, I...

Hello mecheng1...

If you are interested, I have an race logic vbox sport to test vehicle performance.
http://www.racelogic.co.uk/usastore/products.php?product=VBOX-Sport

I am in ft lauderdale...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By philooo
Mjet picked it up today. I did my good deed for...

Mjet picked it up today. I did my good deed for the week ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By philooo
Free invisihitch tow bar - only the bar

if you are in south florida, I have a brand new invisihitch tow bar that I don't need

It is just the bar naked, no receiver on it.

It will fit any X5 without the M-sport package.

Free pickup...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,082
Posted By philooo
let me know if you get pulled over ;) i'd love to...

let me know if you get pulled over ;) i'd love to get mine in red as well LOL :)
BTW are your wheel plasti dip or painted ? I have same and wish they were black as well.
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