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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-26-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By split71
OP, did your car use any oil between oil changes?

OP, did your car use any oil between oil changes?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,688
Posted By split71
Does anybody have a link to, or can post, the...

Does anybody have a link to, or can post, the actual SIB? I searched and couldn't find the actual text anywhere.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By split71
Did you get a detailed repair estimate? All I'm...

Did you get a detailed repair estimate? All I'm seeing is $15k to replace the valves...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,968
Posted By split71
Possible over fueling due to incorrect O2...

Possible over fueling due to incorrect O2 readings? Like lpcapital said, I would think the fuel adaptations would be out of whack but the O2 readings might be "normal".

Follow-up on my oil level...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,968
Posted By split71
Update - Typical BMW bs. SA: It's a faulty...

Update - Typical BMW bs.

SA: It's a faulty oil level sensor.
Me: Uh, both the dipstick and display showed high oil level so it can't be the level sensor.
SA: The tech checked it both ways and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,968
Posted By split71
My 35d is at the dealership now due to high oil...

My 35d is at the dealership now due to high oil level. Both the dipstick and Idrive showed the high level. No CEL or codes.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-19-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By split71
Did you just get this X5? If so, did you test...

Did you just get this X5? If so, did you test drive it? IMO yes, the diesels do vibrate slightly more that the gas versions.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By split71
I've only owned it a few months and as far as I...

I've only owned it a few months and as far as I know, it's never been painted. I don't know if it ever had a clear bra on it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By split71
2011 - Clearcoat peeling

I went to wash the X this weekend and noticed a large area where the clearcoat has peeled away. I didn't see this three weeks ago, but all of my driving has been highway in the last few weeks.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-27-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By split71
Funny, I just dumped my '12 Pilot for an X5d. I...

Funny, I just dumped my '12 Pilot for an X5d. I just couldn't take the VCM vibrations anymore....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,120
Posted By split71
Actually mine is a full vehicle report from new....

Actually mine is a full vehicle report from new. Factory options, in service date, any extended warranty/maintenance, other warranties and all service history with no detailed cost or hours.
The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,120
Posted By split71
I've been told the dealers are not allowed to...

I've been told the dealers are not allowed to give any repair history if it has any previous owners basic info. The dealer I use usually gives me the service history but blacks out any previous owner...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-01-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,292
Posted By split71
Here in Fl, Publix has the same promotion. I...

Here in Fl, Publix has the same promotion. I usually try and get 2 or 3 cards...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By split71
I'm in the same spot...I couldn't find any...

I'm in the same spot...I couldn't find any detailed description of what is included with this option.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By split71
I'm in Florida now I guess I need to change my...

I'm in Florida now I guess I need to change my location...used X5's here are impossible to find. As soon as the dealers get them, they're gone. Mine came from a dealer across the state.
I agree, I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By split71
IMO, find a better truck...I just picked up a...

IMO, find a better truck...I just picked up a 2011 35d with 25k miles, all options except sport, factory warranty until 5/15, CPO and maintenance until 5/17 for $36k. Truck looks and smells new....
Forum: Bimmerfest 2014 California sponsored by ESS Tuning 05-13-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,616
Posted By split71
See you guys Saturday morning! :thumbup:

See you guys Saturday morning! :thumbup:
Forum: Parting Out 06-25-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,392
Posted By split71
M audio car? I'm looking for front door and rear...

M audio car? I'm looking for front door and rear deck speakers...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 37,774
Posted By split71
05 545, 78k miles. Transmission replaced @ 70k....

05 545, 78k miles. Transmission replaced @ 70k. Other than that, just normal service stuff.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,370
Posted By split71
How to re-initialize the active steering?

I'm replacing the battery on my '05 545. I've read all of the discussions but I haven't found exactly how to do this. It's not in my owners manual nor have I found it in any of the later manuals.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,091
Posted By split71
I had the same notification on the old...

I had the same notification on the old trans....and on the replacement. I have it the dealer now and they can't find anything wrong with the trans.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,091
Posted By split71
Ditto here, transmission covered under CPO...The...

Ditto here, transmission covered under CPO...The replacement trans. isn't much better.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By split71
05 545 shifting

I just bought this car and have owned many 3 series and a Z4 but this is my first v8 5 series.

BMW replaced the transmission (see trans thread) and now I get a double bump when it shifts into 4th...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 249,582
Posted By split71
Update: Tranny replaced and while it's 95%...

Update: Tranny replaced and while it's 95% improved, it still does the same thing to a much lesser degree. Something I can live with...:thumbup:

Now I get a "double bump" when it shifts into third...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 249,582
Posted By split71
Good question, I wonder if it's because there's...

Good question, I wonder if it's because there's really two different issues? I have never experienced the 30-40 mph jolt, my problem was strictly the 2-1 downshift at low speeds coming to a stop. ...
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