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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-31-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
Update...... Took my car in last week re the...

Update......

Took my car in last week re the transfer box... I mentioned to them that changing the oil masked the issue for a few miles, but now the judder is back. A technician came out with me...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-22-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,519
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
35.6mpg. This is the average mpg from new, now...

35.6mpg. This is the average mpg from new, now has 44k miles and is 3 years old. Driven hard and 80% on the motorways. Note this is a 2.0l Diesel engine with auto transmission.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-01-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
Yes, I had the same problem from about 25K miles....

Yes, I had the same problem from about 25K miles. I lived with it thinking it was because I was using different tyres. Anyway the problem got much worse and additionally, I started to feel a clunking...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-30-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
Can you let me know how you get on with this?

Can you let me know how you get on with this?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-30-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
It's the transfer case.. I had the same...

It's the transfer case.. I had the same issue..the dealer replaced the oil and the problem went away, however, 2000 miles later it has come back again.. I will be very interested to know what they do...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,751
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
I guess if they are good enough for fighter...

I guess if they are good enough for fighter piilots then there a good thing for us.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-12-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
Sorry, no. My dealer said there is no schedule...

Sorry, no. My dealer said there is no schedule for changing the oil in the transfer case, it's a non serviceable item??? But clearly it can be changed..
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-11-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
Just a quick update.. They changed the oil in the...

Just a quick update.. They changed the oil in the transfer case.. So far it seems OK..
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-01-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
Transfer Box MY 2011

For a year now, I have experienced a slight juddering when setting off from a T junction with a little steering lock on. I thought it may have been the tyres or tracking, or just a 4 wheel drive...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-29-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
Yep I have the same issue, it's like the car is...

Yep I have the same issue, it's like the car is in tramlines. My car came with Dunlop tyres, i am now on Continental tyres and it's the same.. Also have the following issue, from standing still,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-08-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
The bump will be related to the seat occupancy...

The bump will be related to the seat occupancy sensor, I had this issue and the mat between the foam and the leather was replaced under warranty.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-05-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,229
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
I was quoted 250 by BlueBell Wilmslow, the rear...

I was quoted 250 by BlueBell Wilmslow, the rear pads need replacing in 3K miles, that would be at 23K. What mileage is yours at J?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-30-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
I Have The same issue also - just the wiper area...

I Have The same issue also - just the wiper area is defogged.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-22-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,900
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
Would be interested to know how much spray and...

Would be interested to know how much spray and dirt is diverted by your mudflaps pictured.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-21-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
Xenon Headlights - Order Amended

I ordered my X3 on the 9th February 2011. Since then I have had a real struggle with myself trying to justify the extra 920 quid to have the xenon headlights added.

I rarely drive during the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-23-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,328
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
Whatever you go for, be prepared for a long wait,...

Whatever you go for, be prepared for a long wait, 9 months or so. Don't think the 3.0 litre was an option when I ordered, but looking at the price now, it's over my budget, but looks like it will...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-23-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,328
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
Nope... 2.0 Diesel with Professional Media Pkg,...

Nope... 2.0 Diesel with Professional Media Pkg, Dynamic Pkg, Sun Protection Glass, Internet & Auto Gear Box. In Alpine White & Black Nevada Leather.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-22-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,709
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
You need to understand that the crises in Japan...

You need to understand that the crises in Japan has resulted in a worldwide shortage of certain processors. Alternative chips can be sourced, however the device footprint may require a different...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-22-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,328
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
I ordered mine in February, I am told the...

I ordered mine in February, I am told the scheduled delivery date is 20th September... so stop whinging...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-19-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By DaveB F25 X3
Well I ordered mine in February & I'm still...

Well I ordered mine in February & I'm still waiting. I have been told 20th Septamber is the estimated delivery date. My own fault for living in the UK I guess :(
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