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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,835
Posted By pbrink1
I agree about the Nav system. It is pretty poor....

I agree about the Nav system. It is pretty poor. I currently have a 2010 X5 and was looking to trade it in for a X3. The Nav system on the X5 can't find my house because there is a letter in the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-07-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,079
Posted By pbrink1
What does it cost and how much to install?

What does it cost and how much to install?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-26-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,001
Posted By pbrink1
Anyone know why you can't order a X3 or X5 from...

Anyone know why you can't order a X3 or X5 from the factory with a trailer hitch? Audi and MB and any other SUV can get one from the factory...why is BMW's an expensive dealer installed option?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-21-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,171
Posted By pbrink1
Thanks for the help!

Thanks for the help!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-20-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,171
Posted By pbrink1
X3 2.8 vs X3 3.5

The price difference between the two is 5k. Besides a bigger engine what else do you get for the money? The turbo 4 is pretty close to the turbo 6 performance wise so I am trying to have an educated...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 50,948
Posted By pbrink1
Thanks Funf for the info.... I have learned a ton...

Thanks Funf for the info.... I have learned a ton from this website. I wish I discovered it before I bought but oh well... The service manager was a little flustered when I said I refused to pay for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 50,948
Posted By pbrink1
Well, I just got back from the dealer. They had...

Well, I just got back from the dealer. They had to put in 2.5 gallons of fluid in. Which I guess is about the capacity of the heated tank. They didn't find any leaks. The service manager said the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 50,948
Posted By pbrink1
At 2100 miles I got the low exhaust fluid warning...

At 2100 miles I got the low exhaust fluid warning light. I guess I'll have to bring it to the dealer tomorrow... what a PITA. :tsk:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,134
Posted By pbrink1
Is this the bike rack that attaches to the...

Is this the bike rack that attaches to the bumper? If it is could you post a picture? I'm in the market for a new bike rack, I have a hitch mounted one but don't want to spend $1000+ to have a BMW...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-15-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,968
Posted By pbrink1
www.teleatlas.com I placed my address in the...

www.teleatlas.com I placed my address in the teleatlas system back on 11/30 and it still doesn't show up.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,968
Posted By pbrink1
Final resolution: BMW has refunded me the...

Final resolution:

BMW has refunded me the cost of the Nav system ($1900). The regional mgr. of BMW authorized the refund. I also wrote to the president of BMW NA and told him about my experience...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,133
Posted By pbrink1
How much did it cost to have a dealer install the...

How much did it cost to have a dealer install the hitch? Why can't you order it from the factory?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-30-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,968
Posted By pbrink1
Just an update: BMW has admitted to me...

Just an update:

BMW has admitted to me that there is a problem with their Nav System. I was on the phone with them for about an hour this morning with both the dealer and BMW NA and both of them...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,968
Posted By pbrink1
I'm in Northern IL. My home address has a letter...

I'm in Northern IL. My home address has a letter in it (4N156). A lot of the more rural towns in Kane, Dupage, DeKalb counties have letters in their addresses. I'm about 50 miles west of Chicago so...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,968
Posted By pbrink1
Yes that is true. I asked the question in 3...

Yes that is true. I asked the question in 3 different areas of the forum hoping to reach a larger audience to see if I can find a solution to my problem. I didn't mean any harm in doing that. I am...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,968
Posted By pbrink1
I tried the voice recognition and that didn't...

I tried the voice recognition and that didn't work. The BMW Assist is unacceptable to as I shouldn't have to download my route before I leave as most likely I won't always have access to a computer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,337
Posted By pbrink1
I just purchased a 2010 X5 35d and when I asked...

I just purchased a 2010 X5 35d and when I asked the dealership about the diesel Tax credit they were pretty clueless about it. After reading through all the responses to this post it does look like I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,968
Posted By pbrink1
2010 Navigation system

I just picked up my new 2010 X5 35d. I am having problems using the navigation system. A lot of addresses in my area have letters in the street address (ie 4N123 Main st.) The system doesn't take...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-24-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,697
Posted By pbrink1
I ordered my X5 35d on 11/2 it was completed on...

I ordered my X5 35d on 11/2 it was completed on 11/18 and my dealer called today (11/24) and it has arrived at the dealership. I have no idea how I got it so fast. My guess is that the dealer had an...
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