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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks QSilver7 for the very detailed response,...

Thanks QSilver7 for the very detailed response, sure appreciate it!

Didn't know outside air got separated into driver and passenger side streams at the filter point itself . . . I thought it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-26-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By RPsX5d
My understanding - that is the auxilliary engine...

My understanding - that is the auxilliary engine coolant radiator (https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=ZW03-USA-06-2010-E70N-BMW-X5_35dX&diagId=17_0448).

The E70, at least the diesels,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By RPsX5d
Yes that was my experience too - front got...

Yes that was my experience too - front got pads/sensor/rotors at 45K and 85K miles . . . rear got pads/sensors at 47K miles and pads/sensors/rotors at 89K miles.

I had the same concern, spoke to a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks for the response. Just looked up my...

Thanks for the response.

Just looked up my service history (I used to have the maintenance plan, expired at 100K miles) . . . cabin filters (all three filter elements) along with air intake filter...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By RPsX5d
OP has a 35i (gas/petrol) engine, I presume it...

OP has a 35i (gas/petrol) engine, I presume it has a timing belt (not chain) and requires a maintenance replacement around 80-110K miles . . .

For those of us with a 35d diesel, it has a timing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-22-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By RPsX5d
Microfilter Replacement/Service - QUESTION

Did a search but did not find a definitive answer to my question -

Fair warning - might be a dumb question!

When you get the microfilter service/replacement done (see attached invoice), three...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-20-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,741
Posted By RPsX5d
Without a trailer . . . three adults, one...

Without a trailer . . . three adults, one teenager . . . moderately loaded.

It was around the Tehachapi/Barstow area, midafternoon, ambient temp. 100+ C . . . we had pulled off the main highway to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-20-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,741
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks . . . mine showed 103 deg C a few months...

Thanks . . . mine showed 103 deg C a few months back, ambient was 100+ deg F . . . I wasn't sure whether the engine was overheating . . . no codes, everything looked normal.

I wonder what the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-20-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,741
Posted By RPsX5d
Somewhat unrelated . . . what is the hottest...

Somewhat unrelated . . . what is the hottest these M57 engines can get before it throws a code for engine overheating? Over 100 deg. C?

How high/hot does it get when regen happens?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-20-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,741
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 Mine, when it was fairly new, would clock...

+1

Mine, when it was fairly new, would clock 23+ mpg . . . now, with odometer at ~105,000 miles, it gives about 27.8 mpg (70 city / 30 hwy).

I almost never exceed 85 mpg and never below 75 mpg...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,962
Posted By RPsX5d
Great idea . . . needs to be on a thread by...

Great idea . . . needs to be on a thread by itself with clear searchable title and tags.

Depending on how many responses you get, you may get swamped . . . maybe better to use Google Forms or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,962
Posted By RPsX5d
^^^^ Nope! I didn't say I will be happy...

^^^^

Nope!

I didn't say I will be happy or nonchalant about the loss . . . just that it should not be such a hit where you are now out of a house or some such major hit on your lifestyle.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,962
Posted By RPsX5d
Fairpoint. But don't forget we are not...

Fairpoint. But don't forget we are not speculating on each other's car . . . we are taking a chance on our respective cars, a vehicle we know for 4 years/50K miles and we are driving it regularly. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,962
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 Roughly that is what I am expecting to...

+1

Roughly that is what I am expecting to see - about $2,000 per year including maintenance. Main difference between you and me is - your window is 50-100,000 miles . . . mine is 120 - 200,000...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,962
Posted By RPsX5d
A few things caught my eyes . . . this thread is...

A few things caught my eyes . . . this thread is sure quite interesting! Thanks for everyone's contributions . . .


Why would 8 be any different, assuming up until 7 years repairs were pretty...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,962
Posted By RPsX5d
Like you, I purchased both coverages at the time...

Like you, I purchased both coverages at the time of vehicle purchase, looking back I would do things differently.

Extended Maintenance - unless your drive pattern uses a lot of hard braking (I am...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,962
Posted By RPsX5d
There is nothing certain here, it is all about...

There is nothing certain here, it is all about how likely the event might occur and your risk appetite. For example, I travel a lot (all of it on commercial flights) but I never buy any travel...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,962
Posted By RPsX5d
I am watching this thread with a lot of interest...

I am watching this thread with a lot of interest . . . I have a 8-year/120,000 mile extended warranty, $4,441, it will expire in July 2018, current odometer reading ~104,000 miles.

My ownership...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,967
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 . . . couldn't agree more! I stretched...

+1 . . . couldn't agree more!

I stretched the 50K to 70K . . . logic . . . my ownership horizon is ~200K miles . . . will do one more change at 140K and then sell the car around 200K miles. I...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-08-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 I too think that is what is happening. I...

+1

I too think that is what is happening. I have the same Oyster interior and managed to get some pollen stains on the back of the headrest. I got it repainted and it came out PERFECT.

I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 698
Posted By RPsX5d
This is a WAG . . . could this be the Fuel Tank...

This is a WAG . . . could this be the Fuel Tank Leakage test? See attached PDF.

OP - see if you satisfy all the Test Precondition criteria listed on Page 34.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-30-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,967
Posted By RPsX5d
Mine, bought it new, now at 103,420 miles,...

Mine, bought it new, now at 103,420 miles, 2011MY, June 2010 build. A few minor issues (sensors, etc) all fixed under warranty, running like a champ for the past 50,000 miles or so. :thumbup:
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By RPsX5d
What engine type? Diesel? Recall reading 2010...

What engine type? Diesel? Recall reading 2010 diesels had emission related issues . . . ard on this forum lemoned a 2010 MY diesel . . . for most part they all got cleared in 2011 MY . . . I have a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,066
Posted By RPsX5d
You make good points . . . but your description...

You make good points . . . but your description is theoretical . . . here are some additional comments:

In the real world, not all tires are inflated to the same pressure all the time . . ....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,066
Posted By RPsX5d
As ard pointed out, key is the tire's revs/minute...

As ard pointed out, key is the tire's revs/minute . . . I have this 275/40, 315/35 staggered combo (factory option 214) . . . works just fine - why - revs are the same . . .

I also agree a 1%...
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