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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-26-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By mpoor
Touché. While we're at it- a geographical...

Touché.

While we're at it- a geographical cross reference of liegonnaire's disease vs said detergent types ;-)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-25-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By mpoor
Pores? You talking skin care or about a car ;-)...

Pores? You talking skin care or about a car ;-) Any ethylene glycol/water based product will not harm the system in any way.

Since you live in Texas, I'm going to make the assumption you are never...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By mpoor
That's the hydraulic coupling for your adaptive...

That's the hydraulic coupling for your adaptive drive sway bar. Hopefully you simply have a loose fitting and the coupling is low on fluid, and that's why the noise (as Nonsuch suggested).

These...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By mpoor
Question about warranty on bad drive-shaft

Hey all

So I got notice that I have the extended component warranty on my front propeller (drive) shaft. I'm taking it to get looked at by a dealer since I have the discontinued crappy...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By mpoor
If they say it's the struts tell them to turn the...

If they say it's the struts tell them to turn the car around. You have struts under the hood, not on the trunk ;-)

If you are past your warranty and are at all in doubt, ask them to show you the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By mpoor
Are there any alternative products? Just for...

Are there any alternative products? Just for curiosity really.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By mpoor
Correct- I should have clarified the problem...

Correct- I should have clarified the problem occured last winter while in Maine.

I'm trying not to repeat the issue when I move there this winter. I hope the orange rain-x does the trick.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By mpoor
Ah, that's right Doug, I totally forgot that...

Ah, that's right Doug, I totally forgot that about wind (seems so counter-intuitive).

I will try the orange stuff, thank you for the reply. Seems others recommend that as well.

Matt
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,184
Posted By mpoor
I had a sunfroof drain that was not connected...

I had a sunfroof drain that was not connected when the car was built. My dealer was not surprised, and actually the day I dropped mine off had 4 others in for kinked or incorrectly attached sunroof...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By mpoor
Had the exact same problem with mine- it was a...

Had the exact same problem with mine- it was a failed passenger side spindle drive (the motorized thing that looks like a strut).

For a while it worked intermittently with a very slight grinding...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By mpoor
Freezing washer fluid lines

Hi all-

I've been having an issue with the windshield washer lines freezing solid when I'm driving on the highway. My washer nozzles are heated, and I'm running the correct type of fluid, rated...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By mpoor
Angry 5 trips- finally resolved. Avoid BMW Manhattan at all costs. Seriously.

Picked it up, CEL came on on the way home. Slip stated reset CEL.

I call the service advisor and he asks me to bring it back immediately. I figured I'd let them take another look rather than start...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By mpoor
Yeah I declined to purchase my x5 from them after...

Yeah I declined to purchase my x5 from them after the sales lady tried to slip in an extra 3500 to our quote which she faxed later only to my wife while I was at work (and then tried to pressure her...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By mpoor
I'm concerned because the warranty is up on the...

I'm concerned because the warranty is up on the vehicle (4 years). Will I have to pay the other dealer for the work and then seek reimbursement? Do I need to contact BMW NA in advance for this?

I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By mpoor
Vanos Bolt recall nightmare and lean codes

Hey all

So my 2011 went in for the vanos bolt recall at BMW Manhattan 2 weeks ago. I have about 27,600 on the odometer, never a hiccup.

Work was done, took car home, had an obvious oil leak...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,783
Posted By mpoor
There is a sports suspension on the E70

I know this is an old thread, but there are separate part numbers for the dampers. I can't find the spring part numbers, but typically BMW does not change dampening without a need (higher spring...
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