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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-22-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By Armand
It's still going on. Go to ...

It's still going on. Go to

https://www.bmwusa.com/secured/content/forms/DFTUSA.aspx


Click on no Id and proceed from there. There are lots of openings in the Bay Area in mid July and later.
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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-20-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Armand
M Sport. Yes. Don't know about any national...

M Sport. Yes. Don't know about any national deals. Keep in mind im including the $1000 from BMW. So technically one could argue that to the dealer it's the same as $500 over invoice.that's why I'm...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-20-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Armand
I'm doing a lease for same MF, 10k miles per...

I'm doing a lease for same MF, 10k miles per year, no money down and max MSD. Price is $500 below invoice as reported by Edmunds. seems like a fair deal. Is there room for further negotiation? I'm...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-16-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By Armand
Doing my due diligence for a new Bimmerfest deal

It's been several years since I was in the market for a new BMW. This time want to try my first lease. I have gone through a number of articles on leases and MSD and such like. I have a couple of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Armand
Thanks for the replies and guidance. Here is a...

Thanks for the replies and guidance. Here is a quick update. I learned that the morning after I towed the car to the shop, the mechanic was able to start the car and drive it into shop even despite...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Armand
Thanks Ard. I did come across this thread but...

Thanks Ard. I did come across this thread but there is no resolution or outcome in that thread and despite the code being mentioned, the scenarios were not that close to mine.

Luckily I bought an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Armand
2010 E70 PE17E9 Mod $04 Error

I tried the forum search without success. Google returns one hit on SIB 24 08 06 but seems unrelated. The car has $51K miles. Everything was fine until this morning. The wife reported the car...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-26-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5,569
Sticky: All BMWs Download Links to Softwares
Views: 305,356
Posted By Armand
Hi Shawn, could you please send me the latest...

Hi Shawn, could you please send me the latest coding download link for 2010 E70?

Regards,
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,430
Posted By Armand
Re: Gas vs diesel issues

A useful tip for finding diesel fuel stations faster is to program one of your preset buttons to search for diesel stations (assuming you have the navigation option). I only use Shell or Chevron....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By Armand
Re: X5 35D Cannot Start

The recall fixes battery drain issues which may also lead to overheating and fire. Unless you are experiencing battery drain, the fix does not seem to help your particular situation.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,754
Posted By Armand
Daniel has been helping fellow members for a long...

Daniel has been helping fellow members for a long time and to my experience he is a very honest and fair individual who can only be making very little per contract. I shopped around and talked to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,089
Posted By Armand
The CTEK charger (the one Art mentioned) has a...

The CTEK charger (the one Art mentioned) has a supply mode and you can use it as a power supply.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-25-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,731
Posted By Armand
I don't know but it's easy to spot the water...

I don't know but it's easy to spot the water trail in a number of ways such as if you drive in reverse for a few yards right after starting the engine.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-24-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,731
Posted By Armand
Now that you mention, I had noticed no water...

Now that you mention, I had noticed no water discharge from the car A/C for a short while, perhaps a month or less before I went in and I told my SA about it. Credit goes to my SA too. I've had him...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-24-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,089
Posted By Armand
I appreciate the pointers to charging options in...

I appreciate the pointers to charging options in this thread. I'm also interested in a battery charger mostly for programming. Referring to the manual, Penguin points out that the terminals under the...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-24-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 75,609
Posted By Armand
Decided to go with revtor's profile and forget...

Decided to go with revtor's profile and forget about these other profiles. For E70 owners (mine is a MY2010), I was never able to successfully perform the infamous airbag test (f5 does nothing) but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-24-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,731
Posted By Armand
Interesting! I also had a similar experience back...

Interesting! I also had a similar experience back in October although I would not have described the smell that way. Just plain old rotten. The dealer first suspected mildew but then called back...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-23-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 75,609
Posted By Armand
I have now completed the install but see some...

I have now completed the install but see some discrepancies with the supplied NCS_DIY.pdf tutorial which says you should load the expertmode profile but I only see these listed in NCS expert tool:
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-23-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By Armand
I was at the dealer in October for some work on...

I was at the dealer in October for some work on my MY2010 and no mention of a transmission software update. The minor vibration in idle is there but I haven't experienced anything out of the ordinary...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-19-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 108,473
Posted By Armand
How Long Does The Map Update Take?

Thanks to Shawn and team, I'm ready to apply the map update but am wondering about a couple of issues:

- How long does it take and can the car be driven at some point during the update? Not sure...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,765
Posted By Armand
I was curious so I checked the service manual...

I was curious so I checked the service manual (mine is a 2010). It is listed under California emission warranty for 7 years or 70k miles but not Fed.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-10-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 201,818
Posted By Armand
I ordered from this vendor three weeks ago and...

I ordered from this vendor three weeks ago and still haven't received the cable. Anyone else having shipping delays with them? They ship from the far east.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-25-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By Armand
Definitely a hard decision for me and it...

Definitely a hard decision for me and it ultimately came down to meticulous analysis. Daniel Dutton was the only one who could deliver the right plan at the right price point! Great service. I agree...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-18-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5,569
Sticky: All BMWs Download Links to Softwares
Views: 305,356
Posted By Armand
X5 E70 coding link

Could you please send me the coding URL for E70?

Thanks in advance!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-30-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By Armand
Diesel Recall #13V-339: Fuel Filter Heater

Just got this in the mail. Surprised there is no thread on it. Did I miss it?

Impacts 2009 and 2010 Diesels. May cause drained battery and in rare cases could cause a fire!

Anyone else got...
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