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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By phl08
Good point(s). I don't think it's the water...

Good point(s).

I don't think it's the water pump. That was replaced just 8 months ago, and there have been under 5000 miles driven since then.

The reservoir, from my visual inspection, is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By phl08
Bumping back up. anybody? anybody?

Bumping back up. anybody? anybody?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By phl08
Translating INPA error codes

I have the INPA software and have been able to read my error codes from my E70. The problem is that they are in hex and I can't seem to find a good source to find the actual issues that the codes...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 02-10-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By phl08
That makes it easy then. Just a 5 minute job(not...

That makes it easy then. Just a 5 minute job(not including the coding to activate it)

Your best bet will be finding it on eBay. The part numbers have evolved. Check my post #7 in this thread:
...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 02-08-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By phl08
Are you sure there's a bracket? I put a sirius...

Are you sure there's a bracket? I put a sirius unit in my 08 x5 last year but I had to buy the bracket and hex bolts seperately. Open the rear left panel inside your tailgate and check the bracket...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By phl08
Looking for E70 Radiator replacement DIY

My coolant warning has come on every month or two, which is obviously not normal. This was happening last year and I would just blindly re-fill the reservoir until one day the car had enough and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By phl08
Thanks for the quick reply. He does, but only a...

Thanks for the quick reply. He does, but only a few of the items I listed, but not very competitive prices compared to what I've seen elsewhere.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By phl08
2007 X5 front brake pads/rotors advice wanted

My brake pad warning is on, and I did a quick measurement to see that I have about 3mm of pads left (I used a casino chip that is about the same thickness as what's left on the pads to get an idea of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By phl08
Well, the shop rendered their verdict. $850 will...

Well, the shop rendered their verdict. $850 will be the cost to replace the pump, thermostat and also address a small radiator leak.

I'm not usually a gambling man, but last night I decided to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By phl08
Coolant problems or just hot weather?

I dropped it off at a local Indy shop this morning. On the 5 minute drive over to them the fan came on loud as it did yesterday, but the engine never got hot enough to give the overheat warning.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By phl08
Coolant problems or just hot weather?

I bought an 08 E70 in Sep 2012 with 30000 miles. Since then I have put on about 23k miles, mostly highway driving.

I have had to top the coolant off 2 times already in the Fall/Winter. Today while...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-06-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By phl08
I'm getting sticker shock over some of the...

I'm getting sticker shock over some of the increases in extended warranty quotes I'm seeing versus a few months ago. In September I helped my gf buy a 2008 528xi that just came out of warranty. It...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-11-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,422
Posted By phl08
Ditto on the Amazon cable. It seems to properly...

Ditto on the Amazon cable. It seems to properly integrate with the lightning adaptor to give all the functionality I had before, including charging.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By phl08
My GF bought a 2008 528xi in September of this...

My GF bought a 2008 528xi in September of this year, and she lives in a high rise right across the street from Coney Island and the NY Aquarium. She paid $25K cash and only opted to get liability...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By phl08
I have one I'm selling on EBay, but I will sell...

I have one I'm selling on EBay, but I will sell direct to you and cancel the auction. PM me if interested.

...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-02-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,422
Posted By phl08
Same problem. All functions work as before...

Same problem. All functions work as before except I now get that pesky "charging not supported" pop up....

I'm upgrading to IOS 6.01 (from IOS 6). Doubtful that will fix this.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By phl08
2008 528xi wont start after forgetting to press brake pedal

My gf just called me in a slight panic because she accidentally tried to start her 528 without pressing brake pedal. Then she tried again(the right way) and nothing happened. It's essentially dead.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-13-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By phl08
Sirius Presets blank..can't save any

I recently installed and coded the Sirius tuner in my 2008 X5 (thanks to bmwcoding.com experts!). No problems getting it on and working, but the presets menu is blank and if I try to save a Sirius...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By phl08
This may help (click on the drawings to expand...

This may help (click on the drawings to expand into more detail)

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/partgrp.do?model=FE83&mospid=50043&hg=51&fg=07
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By phl08
2008 X5 sound system specs?

Does anyone have detailed specs of a 2008 X5 sound system (3.0si)? Wattage, subwoofers, locations, etc.?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By phl08
I was able to code this (along with other fun...

I was able to code this (along with other fun things learned at bmwcoding.com). Now when I hit the engine on/off button and pull the key, all the doors unlock.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By phl08
Checking daily, I have searched EBay for the...

Checking daily, I have searched EBay for the term: "BMW Sirius". Then I sort the results to show newest on top. Today, finally, I got a hit with a valid part number. $399. I'd have liked to find...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-08-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By phl08
Nope. 3 cables, no dice. So I bought a USB...

Nope. 3 cables, no dice. So I bought a USB extension cable and a 1/8" stereo/headphone extension cable and extended them from the "Y" end of the adaptor. That worked fine.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,339
Posted By phl08
As the 2nd owner of my X5, I purchased it a month...

As the 2nd owner of my X5, I purchased it a month after it came off out of warranty. Good news is that it only has 34000 miles on it (2008 model). But the BMW SA in Mt. Laurel, NJ told me that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-03-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By phl08
I'm bumping this because I can't find a straight...

I'm bumping this because I can't find a straight answer. I ordered a USB dock extension cable from an EBay seller and it does not work. I don't see the music on my display, it doesn't charge the...
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