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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-22-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By split71
I'm able to download an owners manual from here;...

I'm able to download an owners manual from here; https://www.bmwsections.com/docs/x5/
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-22-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By split71
The owners manual would likely help....:dunno:

The owners manual would likely help....:dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By split71
Speaking from experience, you can definitely lock...

Speaking from experience, you can definitely lock the car with the keys inside (with CA)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2016, 04:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,642
Posted By split71
That wasn't why I posted the info. The purpose of...

That wasn't why I posted the info. The purpose of my post was to clarify the misinformation given so others get an understanding when a thermostat opens.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By split71
Do you have comfort access? If so, one of the...

Do you have comfort access? If so, one of the handles could have a high current draw (warm to the touch). That's what was happening to me. Disconnected the handle to test (after charging the battery)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,642
Posted By split71
From Stant's website: "As the engine's...

From Stant's website:

"As the engine's coolant warms up, the increase in heat causes the wax to melt and expand. The wax pushes against a piston inside a rubber boot. This forces the piston...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,642
Posted By split71
Lol...to the iggy list (Thanks Doug for that one).

Lol...to the iggy list (Thanks Doug for that one).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,642
Posted By split71
Just to clarify, the thermostats rated...

Just to clarify, the thermostats rated temperature is when the thermostat starts to OPEN (+/- 3d).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By split71
Not here in Florida. All my vehicles are garage...

Not here in Florida. All my vehicles are garage kept and typically within 4 or 5 years the covers start getting cloudy. My '11 covers look rough....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,479
Posted By split71
What is your build date?

What is your build date?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By split71
Mines runs 85-87c just about all of the time....

Mines runs 85-87c just about all of the time. Running at 70c - 74c = 158f - 165f is to cool and I certainly wouldn't take it on a 6k mile trip that way, Imo.

Why don't you just fix it?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By split71
My local BMW dealer has no problem changing any...

My local BMW dealer has no problem changing any fluid when I ask them to...Find a different dealer or independent mechanic that will do what you ask them to do.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By split71
My local BMW dealer has no problem changing any...

My local BMW dealer has no problem changing any fluid when I ask them to...Find a different dealer or independent mechanic that will do what you ask them to do.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By split71
My local BMW dealer has no problem changing any...

My local BMW dealer has no problem changing any fluid when I ask them to....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-24-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,204
Posted By split71
I wouldn't over think this. Fix the oil leak,...

I wouldn't over think this. Fix the oil leak, then move on to the smoke issue. How's your coolant level?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
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Views: 555
Posted By split71
I noticed this on my wife's '15 428. No dust and...

I noticed this on my wife's '15 428. No dust and the brakes suck...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,526
Posted By split71
I would have to double check, I think the new...

I would have to double check, I think the new shafts (no guibo) went into production on 4/10 and are the same part number up to 2/13 (memory check). As a guess, it looks like they're saying they had...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,526
Posted By split71
It's out there now. Includes the SIB's. Hope the...

It's out there now. Includes the SIB's. Hope the link works...
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2016, 02:36 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,526
Posted By split71
Did you go to Fields BMW in Orlando?

Did you go to Fields BMW in Orlando?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-08-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,674
Posted By split71
Good...

Good read...http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e70-forum/100105-dpf-delete-pipe-ecu-reflash-source.html
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By split71
Everything I've seen shows 3.64(5). :dunno:

Everything I've seen shows 3.64(5). :dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,224
Posted By split71
Older study but a good read. ...

Older study but a good read. http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/76-speciality-forums/64-maintenance-fluids/177728-lubricity-additive-study-results.html
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-29-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,224
Posted By split71
Opti-Lube.

Opti-Lube.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,832
Posted By split71
I was wondering the same thing. File a Comp...

I was wondering the same thing. File a Comp claim, fix or replace the X and let the insurance company go after the gas station.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2016, 04:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,587
Posted By split71
I stand corrected, I was thinking of...

I stand corrected, I was thinking of Gasbuddy.com...
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