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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-16-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,867
Posted By 02420X3
Ouch! This isn't a minor scratch which can be...

Ouch! This isn't a minor scratch which can be buffed out, and the inconvenience assuaged with a free detailing. Document, document, document - and seek advice from legal counsel.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-07-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By 02420X3
Key fobs can be overnighted.

Key fobs can be overnighted.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-06-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By 02420X3
You can buy an extended warranty from any BMW...

You can buy an extended warranty from any BMW dealer. Email a few of the sponsors here and see what you get for quotes.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-03-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By 02420X3
What else is in your pocket with the key fob? I...

What else is in your pocket with the key fob? I sometimes carry multiple key rings, and the metal may block the fob enough to generate the error message, but not enough to block vehicle start. I've...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-30-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By 02420X3
Yeah, but as "trusting" as we all are, many of us...

Yeah, but as "trusting" as we all are, many of us would really like to have that old school backup to the modern technology. Sight/smell/sound (well maybe not sound with a dipstick, LOL) are always...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-28-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By 02420X3
For an '08 you may get better responses if you...

For an '08 you may get better responses if you ask in the E83 forum, which covers the 2004 - 2010 model years.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=65
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-26-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By 02420X3
Definitely not, especially for the last model...

Definitely not, especially for the last model year of the F25 X3, with the new G01 X3 coming out in April. Never ever negotiate down from list price. Use a site that tells you what the dealer...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-26-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By 02420X3
There are multiple sources for the necessary key...

There are multiple sources for the necessary key information, as well as for downloads of the various regional maps. Search this forum using the keyword "maps" and you'll find one or two.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-25-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By 02420X3
Take a look at the Ordering Guide, which is in a...

Take a look at the Ordering Guide, which is in a "sticky" on the first page of the Forum. http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=898737 It will show you what is included in each package....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-19-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,684
Posted By 02420X3
I agree 80%. I love Waze, I use it every day,...

I agree 80%. I love Waze, I use it every day, but I also drive in areas where there is either no cell coverage, or where the Waze metadata actually sucks. Sometimes there is no substitute for real...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-19-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By 02420X3
The repeated coolant warning is sometimes a...

The repeated coolant warning is sometimes a symptom of a bad thermostat module or water pump. I've had both of mine replaced after a situation similar to yours.

There are underbody aerodynamic...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-19-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By 02420X3
As other have noted, eurofix is regional, and...

As other have noted, eurofix is regional, and only someone from TN is likely to have an opinion. Your Brake Fluid (not Break Fluid) replacement may be a good time to try them out. BMW recommends...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-19-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By 02420X3
I should add that I'm playing music which is...

I should add that I'm playing music which is stored on my iPhone, not using an app to pull music off of the net/cloud.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-19-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By 02420X3
I use my iPhone and the console USB port to play...

I use my iPhone and the console USB port to play music every day. It works fine, with no issues. I have an '11 35i, iPhone 6S, latest iOS, and the latest BMW update as far as I know.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-17-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By 02420X3
Perhaps if the indy doesn't know how to turn off...

Perhaps if the indy doesn't know how to turn off the message then you may be at the wrong indy.

Try this:
https://youtu.be/dK27FV3syP8
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-10-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 887
Posted By 02420X3
There's a solid school of thought that one should...

There's a solid school of thought that one should never own a BMW out of warranty. /dev/null's post is a good one.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-04-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By 02420X3
I haven't checked this, but I've now been told...

I haven't checked this, but I've now been told that there is a panel at the back of the glove box which is held in place with three T20 Torx screws. Between it and the normal access panel, replacing...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-04-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By 02420X3
Behind the glove box. Off the top of my head,...

Behind the glove box. Off the top of my head, #54. The fuse chart is by the fuse box in the right rear fender. You need child-like hands or surgical tools to reach it through the back of the glove...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-27-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By 02420X3
The factory closes for 4th of July week. It has...

The factory closes for 4th of July week. It has not closed for the month of August in the past.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-19-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,689
Posted By 02420X3
Sometimes the best solution is to just bite the...

Sometimes the best solution is to just bite the bullet, go to the dealer, and pay the money. That's what I did. I would never replace the battery in my X3 with anything other than a BMW-recommended...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-15-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 983
Posted By 02420X3
I've never had a crosswind problem with my '11...

I've never had a crosswind problem with my '11 35i with DHP which was as bad or worse than I observed with any other car on the road in the same area at the same time. I usually have DHP enabled,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By 02420X3
Ah, you're saying that you're just a normal...

Ah, you're saying that you're just a normal person, as opposed to people who spend way too much time obsessing about their BMW, and every BMW ever built?

No worries.

BMW has two designators...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By 02420X3
Everything software-wise became tougher with the...

Everything software-wise became tougher with the F-series. I can't wait (sarcasm) to see what the G01 brings.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-12-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By 02420X3
I don't see where this mentions F-series BMWs. ...

I don't see where this mentions F-series BMWs. Did I miss something?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-11-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By 02420X3
Also, I've taken some of the sting out of my...

Also, I've taken some of the sting out of my out-of-warranty repairs by being a BMW CCA member. My dealer gives a 15% parts and labor discount to members. Some other dealers do something similar,...
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