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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By Flogger11
Steering wheel is in as far as it will go, down...

Steering wheel is in as far as it will go, down as far as it will go, seat is in standard position, speed holograph in clear view .. if you can see the high beam indicator without having to duck...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Flogger11
I bought the vehicle used, and am not sure which...

I bought the vehicle used, and am not sure which key is the primary key, and which one is the spare. At least one is working as designed. I'll contact the dealership to see if both can be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By Flogger11
2009 X5 4.8 transmission issues

Owned a 2003 3.0 X5 and the transmission was smooth as silk. My current 2009 X5 4.8 shifts like a dog. 1St gear is OK, but when going into 2nd gear, it drops to 3rd and then 4th before I even reach...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Flogger11
PS Just put the working key into a metal box...

PS Just put the working key into a metal box and tried the partially working key and it will not do anything now. Interesting
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Flogger11
Thanks Ard, Yes, one key works perfectly now...

Thanks Ard,

Yes, one key works perfectly now (it was the spare and I tried yesterday after oil change and codes checked; did not work previously after main battery in car changed).

The key I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Flogger11
Strangely enough, I had tried both keys before...

Strangely enough, I had tried both keys before taking it to dealer when Comfort Access/Remote would not work. Dealer never did follow up with me after ordering test CAS unit. So, I took the X5 to a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Flogger11
OK, I learn something new every day re: same CAS...

OK, I learn something new every day re: same CAS on different models :thumbup:

I'll keep you posted on this problem and solution.

Thanks for your input.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Flogger11
Isn't the part you listed for an X1? Not sure why...

Isn't the part you listed for an X1? Not sure why they'd quote me the X1 CAS ... mine is a 2009 X5 with comfort pkg.

Dealer has ordered a 'test' CAS unit and will install to see if the problem...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Flogger11
Complaint (as written by SA): Remote keys do not...

Complaint (as written by SA): Remote keys do not function - please check and advise. Customer replaced vehicle battery elsewhere and remotes haven't worked since

SA Description of CORRECTION:...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Flogger11
Yes, I do have comfort access. I'm not too...

Yes, I do have comfort access. I'm not too concerned about the walk-up opening, I just want my remotes to work. And yes, the instrumentation is working fine now ... no glitches.

Thanks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Flogger11
CAS module

Recently my remote began to work less and less and then I started to get some functions begin to act up in the instrumentation... clock and date failed, metric turned to imperial, etc. So I installed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,416
Posted By Flogger11
Original warranty. Here in Canada it's 96,000 kms...

Original warranty. Here in Canada it's 96,000 kms or 4 years ... whichever comes first. :cry:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 989
Posted By Flogger11
I don't have any instruments, etc. for these...

I don't have any instruments, etc. for these procedures. Looks like there are some simple steps for initializing a key for older non-CA keys on-line but non apply to my 2009 X5. I am going to the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 989
Posted By Flogger11
Can you send me a link to "let the car know a new...

Can you send me a link to "let the car know a new battery was installed so it can change the charging algorithm" (there is a function in DIS to do so)? I have searched the net for this but it mostly...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 989
Posted By Flogger11
Hmmm, interesting. I did a trickle charge on my...

Hmmm, interesting. I did a trickle charge on my main car battery and it charged fully but the next day, the date, read-outs on instrument panel, remote key all started to change and not work again...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 989
Posted By Flogger11
My first hint of trouble was when my 'remote' key...

My first hint of trouble was when my 'remote' key would not work. Then my readings on instrumentation started changing ... date disappeared, converted all my read-outs from metric to imperial, etc....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-25-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 989
Posted By Flogger11
Just had a new battery installed. Everything is...

Just had a new battery installed. Everything is good again.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 989
Posted By Flogger11
I am having the same issue, but now my key and...

I am having the same issue, but now my key and spare key/remote won't work. My X5 is configured in metric and I have noticed that suddenly my readings switch over to imperial. My SA says that this is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,533
Posted By Flogger11
Follow-up: Dealer found that upper shock mounts...

Follow-up: Dealer found that upper shock mounts in rear were creaking and removed and reassembled them. All OK now. :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,791
Posted By Flogger11
Naw, we're just a little discerning and...

Naw, we're just a little discerning and appreciate quality ... not seconds.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,791
Posted By Flogger11
Redundant now. Quality must have dropped for 2003...

Redundant now. Quality must have dropped for 2003 to be a better build. 2009 is crap. :thumbdwn:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,791
Posted By Flogger11
Thumbs down I've owned 4 bimmers. 1997 528i (130,000 kms at...

I've owned 4 bimmers. 1997 528i (130,000 kms at trade), 2003 330i (110,000 kms at trade), 2003 X5 3.0 (220,000 kms at trade), and now a 2009 X5 4.8l (currently 78,000 kms). The first three were built...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By Flogger11
Noise in right rear quarter panel area

2009 X5 4.8 full load @ 78,000 kms -- have rubbing/shuffling/squeak noise coming from right rear quarter panel. Checked for numerous sources; sounds like it may be a shock/suspension issue or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-30-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Flogger11
I'm running Dunlop winters on my X5 -- I like...

I'm running Dunlop winters on my X5 -- I like them. They handle well and seem quiet to me. I run Michelins in summer. I had Pirelli's Scorpions on my other X5 for the past 3 winters.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-30-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,177
Posted By Flogger11
As ARD knows, I was having some issues with my X5...

As ARD knows, I was having some issues with my X5 (2009 which I recently purchased) drifting, etc. Replaced
some worn bushings, etc. in the front end (made a big difference in handling) and then...
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