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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By HT417
Although there are many posts of short lived...

Although there are many posts of short lived batteries, everything I've read on AGMs leads me to believe that 6 years is not out of the question for a properly maintained(charged) battery that's not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By HT417
Karlsruhe zu besuchen hatte ich nie einen chance...

Karlsruhe zu besuchen hatte ich nie einen chance gehabt aber sonst habe ich viel von Deutschland gesehen. :D



Good question. I just hope that's the only "anomaly" I have to deal with while I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By HT417
They list it as 61359292706, Junctionbox...

They list it as 61359292706, Junctionbox Elektronik.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By HT417
OK, I picked it Wednesday and it's fixed. Now...

OK, I picked it Wednesday and it's fixed. Now everybody's happy again except my wallet. It was the main electrical junction box that failed. The box wasn't that expensive, around 215 euros. The labor...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-28-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By HT417
That was my concern too and, after reading as...

That was my concern too and, after reading as many threads as I could, I came to the same conclusion of it being the battery. However, I have on a work report that they tested the battery and it was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-26-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By HT417
My X5 went back to the dealership on Friday and...

My X5 went back to the dealership on Friday and they've diagnosed a bad "interface" box. It's looking to cost around 1000 euros for diagnostics, box, and labor but they're going to try and get me...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-18-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By HT417
ARD - they probably wouldn't even say that...

ARD - they probably wouldn't even say that without my suggesting first. As far as they're concerned, the battery's good and life is good. Can't believe they passed up an opportunity to sell me a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-18-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By HT417
Question Battery, computer, or...??

2008 X5 3.0si, 55000 miles, battery is original and over 5 years old.

No problems up to now and no warning lights either. About 3 weeks ago I started getting a chime and the PARK indicator would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,139
Posted By HT417
Along with ard's reply... :stupid::beerchug: Well...

Along with ard's reply... :stupid::beerchug: Well said. Edit: ($hit [smacks self on forehead] - maybe I should've read the whole thread first. Then I'd realize the party's already over. Jeez.)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,362
Posted By HT417
No HP gains or improved mileage?? Sounds...

No HP gains or improved mileage??

Sounds like something's malfunctioning...:)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,362
Posted By HT417
I suspected that might be the problem. ...

I suspected that might be the problem. Interesting to hear, that contrary to what my colleague was told, the vehicle functions just fine without the module connected.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,865
Posted By HT417
I'm not an electronics technician but when I use...

I'm not an electronics technician but when I use the term "pin-out" I'm talking about a location, usually in a socket and plug configuration, where electrical signals are measured or transferred. As...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,865
Posted By HT417
It could also be an issue of cannabalizing local...

It could also be an issue of cannabalizing local sales. Especially with the weak dollar. But, the issues with the airbags are a definite safety fact when converting to German spec.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,865
Posted By HT417
As I understand it, BMW will no longer convert...

As I understand it, BMW will no longer convert them because some of the wiring pin-outs are different and could interfere with the proper functioning of some of the airbags. And, since they won't...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,865
Posted By HT417
Hi kanar - Welcome to the 'Fest! The biggest...

Hi kanar - Welcome to the 'Fest!

The biggest problem I see is that you may not be able to register that US spec vehicle in Europe when you get back. I don't know about the other countries but,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,798
Posted By HT417
Granted there's a lot more electronics on cars...

Granted there's a lot more electronics on cars these days but, they also have fail safe mechanisms built in to prevent draining the battery to the point where you can no longer start the vehicle. A...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,362
Posted By HT417
OK.. I misread it. I completely understand now. ...

OK.. I misread it. I completely understand now. Hate to say it but it almost looks like your new phone is the problem if the old one worked fine. Deleting all pairing and phone books on the vehicle...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,362
Posted By HT417
Got it. So your phone is definitely no longer...

Got it. So your phone is definitely no longer paired once you turn the key off.

The Bluetooth/BMW Assist modules being defective are the most common causes I remember reading about.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,362
Posted By HT417
From my experience, the Bluetooth symbol always...

From my experience, the Bluetooth symbol always stays on and doesn't necessarily mean it's paired to anything at the moment. I get a slightly different symbol when it is.

Disconnecting and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,362
Posted By HT417
If you're still under warranty I'd have them...

If you're still under warranty I'd have them check it for parasitic drain with a focus on the TCM, telecommunications module. A colleague suddenly starting having his battery die every couple of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-15-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,911
Posted By HT417
I believe everything you've stated previously is...

I believe everything you've stated previously is correct but, in your case, there's only one thing that you really need to answer: Are you entitled to logistical support under the NATO Status of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-15-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,798
Posted By HT417
If true, that's incredibly pathetic. But, I...

If true, that's incredibly pathetic. But, I don't think it is(normal). If you start to run into those issues I'll bet it has to do with abnormal parasitic current drain that needs to be diagnosed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By HT417
ard - thanks for all your effort and detailed...

ard - thanks for all your effort and detailed explanation; enlightening as always! :bow::bow:

Yes, the rotational mismatch caused by different tire ODs. hence differing rotational rates per mile,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By HT417
ard - you're starring down conventional wisdom...

ard - you're starring down conventional wisdom that's procreating throughout the forums and it never made sense to me either considering that a transfer case has friction plates that should allow...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By HT417
If you do this, bear in mind that AWD transfer...

If you do this, bear in mind that AWD transfer cases, any car brand, seem to be very preferential to having all tires possess the same outside diameter and may produce noise or other abnormal...
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