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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,376
Posted By viii_ball
I am not in a huge hurry but I must say I have...

I am not in a huge hurry but I must say I have never been a fan of VW. We are looking at the Lexus GX470, the Infiniti QX56, the Nissan Murano, the Porsche Cayenne and the Mercedes ML350.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
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This is basically what I posted last week to Bob's original email but like his, my response got deleted.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,376
Posted By viii_ball
No dice on the Santa Fe

From a consumer rating concerning the 2008 Santa Fe on edmunds.com. With my experience with the tranny problems on the X3 I won't go near a vehicle that reports tranny problems.

This vehicle has...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2008, 05:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,376
Posted By viii_ball
Murano

We are now back in the market for an SUV after ridding ourselves of our X3. I have done a TON of research. If there is a consumer that mentions anything about transmission issues I dig further and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
I owned mine.

I owned mine.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,586
Posted By viii_ball
I tried Googling but was not able to find...

I tried Googling but was not able to find anything useful. The GM press release had a lot of good info but the only models listed are GM cars. Very interested in in other manufacturers that have...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,586
Posted By viii_ball
GM G6L46R Transmission

The automatic transmission in the 2007 and 2008 X3's I understand is a GM G6L46R. Does anyone know how to get a list of vehicles which are using this transmission? I know the X3 and the GMC Acadia....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,631
Posted By viii_ball
I did some research on the GMC Acadia as this was...

I did some research on the GMC Acadia as this was an alternative for us now that we are in the market for a new SUV. According to customer posts I have found on the Internet the Acadia has the same...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
This was not exactly my experience. The person I...

This was not exactly my experience. The person I worked with at BMWNA was extremely helpful, courteous and professional. She kept in contact with me on at least a weekly basis on status of my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
All 4 of those are on our list to consider.

All 4 of those are on our list to consider.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
From the customer reviews on Edmunds.com The...

From the customer reviews on Edmunds.com

The 6 speed transmission is less than desirable with consistent lag and hesitations. The vehicle can't stay at a constant speed as the engine cuts out and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
Thumbs up No longer a BMW Owner

I want to apologize to my dealer for earlier comments made about their lack of involvement in the issues I was experiencing with the AT in my 2008 X3. Much of that was frustration and some was not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
Email to BMW NA

Here is an email I sent to my representative at BMW NA this morning.

Ms. XXXX:

First off let me say to you personally that during this whole situation with the automatic transmission issue...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,344
Posted By viii_ball
Thumbs down BMW Made Me a Buyout Offer on 2008 X3 with AT issues

Today BMW NA made me a buyout offer on my 2008 X3 with the automatic transmission issues. The complete story and details of the offer can be found in the STICKY Thread above...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
Unhappy BMW Made Me an Offer

For the past month I have been in direct contact with a representative at BMW NA about the problems I have (and others obviously) had with my 2008 X3 automatic transmission. The last week things...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
Thumbs up Trade Assist?

I anyone has been successful with a trade assist on the X3 with the problem AT could you please private message me.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,061
Posted By viii_ball
The very first time we went to the local...

The very first time we went to the local dealership the salesman told us they only had 1 X3 left and would not be getting anymore because of the foreign exchange rate and BMW losing money on X3's.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By viii_ball
Thanks. Just wanted to verify that it was...

Thanks. Just wanted to verify that it was "standard".
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By viii_ball
Rear Tire Camber

I was following my wife in her 2008 X3 the other day and I noticed that the rear tires seem to be exhibiting an inward camber. The rear tires were slanted slightly in at the top as compared to the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
Arrow Yet Another Issue

Email sent this morning concerning another issue we had with the transmission on the X3

Dear BMWNA and Service Manager:

We experienced another issue with the drive train on our 2008 X3 last...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,777
Posted By viii_ball
We have a 2008 X3 with a 9/07 build date that had...

We have a 2008 X3 with a 9/07 build date that had the exact same problem. On morning start up the radio would not work yet anything else (CD, iPod) would work fine. This only occurred during first...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
My build date is 9/07.

My build date is 9/07.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
I went to the NHSTA web site to post the...

I went to the NHSTA web site to post the complaint but for 2008 they do not have all the BMW models loaded so I am unable to register via the web site.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
I am pretty sure I am jinxing myself here but...

I am pretty sure I am jinxing myself here but moments of unintended acceleration is one feature that my AT has yet to exhibit. I guess you paid more for your X3 as I am sure its "supposed to do...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,944
Posted By viii_ball
Long post with previous information

I took the Service Manager and his shop foreman for a test drive and was able to consistently repeat all 5 issues I experience with the AT in my 2008 X3. After the test drive I constructed an email...
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