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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-21-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,085
Posted By gjnockie
Amen!

Amen!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-21-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,085
Posted By gjnockie
There might be a lesson for all of us to be...

There might be a lesson for all of us to be learned here concerning these cars.

1. If you lease the car and intend to give it back then just do the minimum it's BMW's problem.

2. If you own the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-20-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,085
Posted By gjnockie
How often did you change your oil? Did you...

How often did you change your oil?

Did you run the car with the oil level very low?

Did you possibly over fill your oil?

Did you drive through any deep water?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-20-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,085
Posted By gjnockie
[QUOTE=hammadurb;6507455]Playing a dangerous game...

[QUOTE=hammadurb;6507455]Playing a dangerous game driving around in this car without a warranty. I bought the extended warranty and it saved me a ton of money. At around 60k miles, both my turbos...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-07-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By gjnockie
2012 750i A/C Drain

Just picked up a 2012 M Sport 750i last week.

I am concerned because I do not see any water under the car from the Air Conditioner?

I called 2 dealers to ask about the situation and one told me...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,276
Posted By gjnockie
7000 miles on my 10 x5d no problems at all.

7000 miles on my 10 x5d no problems at all.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-26-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By gjnockie
Just check mine, March 10 build, they work.

Just check mine, March 10 build, they work.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By gjnockie
I am not sure but I can check.

I am not sure but I can check.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By gjnockie
Got my X5 back today. Seems to be OK now. They...

Got my X5 back today. Seems to be OK now. They had all the parts needed in stock.

They checked everything including the ride height in all 4 corners.

They again told me that they have fixed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-26-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By gjnockie
Which lights exactly are they talking about? ...

Which lights exactly are they talking about?

The orange reflectors in the front rubber bumper?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2010, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By gjnockie
Did some more research last night and found out...

Did some more research last night and found out that BMW makes 2 different spec upper control arms. One is -30 the other +30. So maybe they put the wrong one in on the left side on mine at the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By gjnockie
The problem I am being told is that when they...

The problem I am being told is that when they switched to the double wishbone front suspension the last couple of years the factory removed most of the adjustments. They are supposed to be "perfect"...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By gjnockie
Bad Factory Wheel Alignment

So after 575 mi and 3 weeks of ownership I felt that steering didn't feel quite right in my new 2010 diesel. Wheel was slightly to the right of center when going straight. I figured I might as well...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,844
Posted By gjnockie
Can I please ask you how you came to your...

Can I please ask you how you came to your conclusions? Where did your info come from?

Also.. in MY2010 you are saying that there is no amp at least powering the 2 subs under the front seats? Is...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 04-14-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,444
Posted By gjnockie
Maybe they should consider putting some decent...

Maybe they should consider putting some decent speakers in their cars first! What good is the HD radio if the speakers they are using are cheap garbage.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,844
Posted By gjnockie
You make some very valid points! Maybe the...

You make some very valid points!

Maybe the dealers guy is full of crap and just wanted to get rid of me.

Maybe the wiring does exist. I am going to pursue the whole matter with BMW NA and let...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,844
Posted By gjnockie
What is the build date for your car? It's a 2010...

What is the build date for your car? It's a 2010 right? Mine was built about 3 weeks ago.

I could buy the tweeters for the door pillar enclosures from BMW for about 80 bucks a piece...but...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,844
Posted By gjnockie
Well... after a lengthy discussion with the shop...

Well... after a lengthy discussion with the shop foreman at my local dealership who spent much time almost dissecting a standard 2010 x5 like mine today to confirm for me exactly what was in a 2010. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,844
Posted By gjnockie
New to the forum. Just picked up a new 2010...

New to the forum. Just picked up a new 2010 Diesel X5 2 weeks ago.

My car has a lot of options, but sadly no premium sound. I am very disappointed in the sound. After further investigation I...
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