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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-27-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,559
Posted By ltkjr
Had my 2009 Aug build X535d recall done...

Had my 2009 Aug build X535d recall done yesterday. I noted that the dealer charged back to BMW $120.00 to replace the bolt in question. By the way, the car battery died - failed - while at the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By ltkjr
Recall: 2009-2012 X5 35d

Jan 2013 Campaign # 12v-550: Engine Belt Idler Pulley Bolt
"Certain Moldel Year 2009-2012 X5 xDrive 35d Sports Activity Vehicles."
"The engine belt idler pulley bolt can loosen." "Over time the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-19-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,767
Posted By ltkjr
Good "stuff"!! Thanks

Good "stuff"!! Thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-19-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,767
Posted By ltkjr
2009 X5 35d June production. FWIW BMW X5...

2009 X5 35d June production.

FWIW
BMW X5 35d Selective Catalytic Reaction (SCR) System uses two tanks to hold the AdBlue/Urea. The Active Tank heats the Urea (1.6gal) when required and is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-19-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,767
Posted By ltkjr
FYI: On 5-18 I had half of the 11E-A03 Recall...

FYI:
On 5-18 I had half of the 11E-A03 Recall Notice installed (campaign #544-W94S) - replaced 16-19-7-244-138-"SCR Reservoir Active Tank" :16999. 2 1/2 hours labor.

The other part of the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-18-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,760
Posted By ltkjr
Falconx5m - Understand and am glad your...

Falconx5m - Understand and am glad your instlallation is working for you!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-17-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,760
Posted By ltkjr
I have an execuhitch hitch on my X5 35d 2009...

I have an execuhitch hitch on my X5 35d 2009 installed by Execuhitch at their Atlanta, Ga facility. A two hour install and no reprogramming was required. Works great. They did included a computer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,767
Posted By ltkjr
Engine is OK and proven. The 50 State emission...

Engine is OK and proven. The 50 State emission control system "hang on" design/parts/electionics/programming is the issue IMHO!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,767
Posted By ltkjr
X5 35d 2009,10, 11 Recall #11E-A03

New Recall: Certain emissions componenets including the SCR catalyst, DEF mixer and EGR valve may not be robust enough over increasing vehicle mileage. Result, the NOx emission standard could be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 39,642
Posted By ltkjr
No programming required.

No programming required.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-30-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 39,642
Posted By ltkjr
I installed on 2009 X5 35d - no pairing problem!

I installed on 2009 X5 35d - no pairing problem!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-30-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 39,642
Posted By ltkjr
I had this installed on my 2009 X535d a few weeks...

I had this installed on my 2009 X535d a few weeks ago at their Atlanta site for just under $1k. Very nice product, installation and facility!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,065
Posted By ltkjr
Yes, plus 12vdc to rv for Prodigy (RF) electric...

Yes, plus 12vdc to rv for Prodigy (RF) electric brake power module and 12vdc to rv for battery charge while in tow.

7 pin harnes wired for:
-Left Turn & Stop
-Tail & Marker
-Backup/Auxiliary...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,065
Posted By ltkjr
Exceeds tow limits of the X5!

Exceeds tow limits of the X5!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,065
Posted By ltkjr
Two weeks ago I had the Exechitch installed on my...

Two weeks ago I had the Exechitch installed on my 2009 X535d at their new Atlanta, Ga development/installation facility. Nice bunch of people that know what they are doing. Under $1k installed.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,920
Posted By ltkjr
2009 X5 35d with 13+k miles running RFTs. Did a...

2009 X5 35d with 13+k miles running RFTs. Did a test last week on I-10: level road, no wind, 50% fuel, two people, large dog and loaded for a week trip:
Steady Speed
65 mph - 30.5 mpg
70 mph - 27...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-20-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By ltkjr
Sun Shades

I find that the driver and passanger sun shades (visors) are to small when driving directly into a rising or setting sun. They do not do a good job at blocking the suns light in extream conditions. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,134
Posted By ltkjr
On Fire

FYI:
This AM HLN showed a clip of what seems to be a 2010/2011 white X5 stuck in snow/ice that caught on fire. HLN reported that the cause of the fire was due to the "spinning of the tires" From...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-06-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By ltkjr
From Tekonsha installation page: Pin: 1...

From Tekonsha installation page:

Pin: 1 Common Gnd
2 Electric Brake (12v)
3 Tail & license
4 Battary charge (12v)
5 Left stop & turn
6 Rigt stop & turn...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-06-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By ltkjr
A seven pole harnes is avaliable from BMW as an...

A seven pole harnes is avaliable from BMW as an option to their brake controller unit. About 90$.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,363
Posted By ltkjr
Just ordered from "BMW Navagation Maps" the 2...

Just ordered from "BMW Navagation Maps" the 2 disk set "Professonal" verison for my 2009 X5 35d @ $79.99. I will post update after installation and test.

Update:

Received the 2011 update disks...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,653
Posted By ltkjr
Update: The dealer kept the car for 9 days and...

Update:
The dealer kept the car for 9 days and claimed they could not find any battery drain or battery problem. I took the car home - turned off the "bluetooth" function - parked the car in my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By ltkjr
I use the Thule collapsable bag for...

I use the Thule collapsable bag for travel/camping. I use the cross bars and rail clamps ordered for my 740il - works fine on my 2009 X5 35d. The bag does not sit directly on the roof/sunroof. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 590
Posted By ltkjr
Custom Bra

A couple pics of our 2009 X5 35d sporting a custom made two piece bra and mirrors covers from Colgan. Note: No license plate hole, holes for sensors and screen covering BMW grill. A perfect fit and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-16-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,383
Posted By ltkjr
FYI-There is a slick wireless electric brake...

FYI-There is a slick wireless electric brake controller and display unit available from Tekonsha. The Tekonhsa wireless electric brake controller unit mounts on the trailer and the controller...
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