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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 10,941
Posted By henrycyao
Did x7 get announced? The article started March...

Did x7 get announced? The article started March 28th and it's April 15th!

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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-25-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,433
Posted By henrycyao
On weekdays, I commute about 4.1 miles one way to...

On weekdays, I commute about 4.1 miles one way to work. So at least 8.2 miles per day. I hit medium traffic on the way. It is not stop and go but just lots of cars and lower average speed. On...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-25-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,433
Posted By henrycyao
Sorry, I meant the metal tube that feeds DEF to...

Sorry, I meant the metal tube that feeds DEF to the mixer. The software was in reference to the previous poster.

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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-24-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,433
Posted By henrycyao
My X5 35D threw a check engine light after 1st...

My X5 35D threw a check engine light after 1st month. The reason was because of a bent DEF. It was annoying. Hopefully the software refresh will fix the issue.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-12-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,907
Posted By henrycyao
Hmm, I need to be careful about this shifting...

Hmm, I need to be careful about this shifting from reverse to forward without a complete stop. I do that normally, but occasionally forgot about this. Perhaps I should buy myself an extended warranty...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-12-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By henrycyao
Sounds great. I am glad your problem is resolved....

Sounds great. I am glad your problem is resolved. Perhaps I should take a second look at that warranty. How long did you have to wait for the new transmission to arrive? I figure it was probably...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-12-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 10,941
Posted By henrycyao
And you have no need for Macan turbo then! ...

And you have no need for Macan turbo then!

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By henrycyao
http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=1&ved...

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CC4QFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bimmerfest.com%2Fforums%2Fattachment.php%3Fattachmentid%3D398895%26d%3D1380201979&ei=INMfU7zpAoSDogSirYGYCQ&usg=AFQjCN...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By henrycyao
What are the preventive maintenance you can do on...

What are the preventive maintenance you can do on BMW? Do you have a link? The only one I am aware off is Mike prevention guide, but I could not find the latest copy on the Web or the original...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By henrycyao
That is what I thought when my brother wife was...

That is what I thought when my brother wife was shopping for an SUV. I insisted that she should at least do a test drive to see if BMW will work for her. After the test drive, my brother for me that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-27-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 915
Posted By henrycyao
This happens to me since I got the x5. Basically,...

This happens to me since I got the x5. Basically, this is only a problem if I start car at relatively short time after I parked the car. I figure it was caused by a software bug.

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 725
Posted By henrycyao
A cracked casing is a reasonable cause for...

A cracked casing is a reasonable cause for failure. The problem is that this is the second failure. It needs to be much more than ECU broke so BMW replaced it and x5 worked. ECU is very critical...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 725
Posted By henrycyao
I don't think this is a simple ECU failure. It...

I don't think this is a simple ECU failure. It may be other electrical connection or environment factor that cause ECU to fail. If they can't give you a good explanation why ECU failed, I would dump...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,855
Posted By henrycyao
The nice thing about diesel happened one time in...

The nice thing about diesel happened one time in 2013 when a fire in southern California refinery caused a temporary lack of gasoline. The diesel did not see a significant spike but relatively...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By henrycyao
Perhaps it's because his key is in the car. I...

Perhaps it's because his key is in the car. I leave ipod in the car for a week and the car still start fine. Although, I will admit ipod consumed less power.

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By henrycyao
When did they changed the oil change interval to...

When did they changed the oil change interval to 10k? Unless BMW issue a software patch, I don't think they can get away with this.

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-02-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,405
Posted By henrycyao
I never thought European delivery makes sense...

I never thought European delivery makes sense unless you are planning a trip to Europe anyways. So i guess Porsche believes in that as well.

Go for McCan if you dont need space. Nothing beats...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-31-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,563
Posted By henrycyao
My e70 improved dramatically over time. Unless he...

My e70 improved dramatically over time. Unless he already had 10k, I suspect the engine is just getting break in.

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By henrycyao
I for one blame the rise Chinese luxury car...

I for one blame the rise Chinese luxury car market that changed BMW focus. The European drivers typically like sportier cars. That is why they have sportier suspension. Unlike most American BMW...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,490
Posted By henrycyao
I have the same tire. I am glad it can handle...

I have the same tire. I am glad it can handle some snow. Do Atlanta usually get enough snow to warrant snow tire?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,798
Posted By henrycyao
:thumbup: That is my philosophy too. Every year,...

:thumbup: That is my philosophy too. Every year, I put a little saving for warranty repair. It still beats depreciation. BMW won't offer this if they don't make money off the warranty. Sure they can...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By henrycyao
As I found out in this thread, the Europeans will...

As I found out in this thread, the Europeans will now be doing the same system as ours. Perhaps some angry German will get BMW to improve their engine. I could have sworn I saw a video of a German...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,466
Posted By henrycyao
I intend to continue advertise Vermillion red in...

I intend to continue advertise Vermillion red in the Bay Area. Every since I got that color, I see more Vermillion red BMW out there including some X3 and X5s. We are spreading like wild fire. We...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By henrycyao
I always thought 40d use 3 turbos. I remember...

I always thought 40d use 3 turbos. I remember there was an award given to that engine.

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 969
Posted By henrycyao
Limitation is the wrong choice of word. I am...

Limitation is the wrong choice of word. I am referring to issues that 335d have with carbon build up.

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