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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-27-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By jeff_K
I have the 2013 X3 as well. The BMW service...

I have the 2013 X3 as well. The BMW service engineer says that's normal especially with well used battery that is approaching replacement. I have yet to replace mine. He says it is normal to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-27-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By jeff_K
Copied from the Vehicle Manual Automatic...

Copied from the Vehicle Manual

Automatic Hold - The concept...
This system assists the driver by automatically setting and releasing the brake, such as when moving in stop-and-go traffic.
The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-15-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By jeff_K
Simple...i got mine replace under warranty - both...

Simple...i got mine replace under warranty - both sides
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-20-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,880
Posted By jeff_K
My X3 28i is US made 2013 model. The safety belt...

My X3 28i is US made 2013 model. The safety belt warning lights up when driver fails to buckle up. But this does not happen for passengers. Is safety belt warning installed for ALL seats or just the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-23-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By jeff_K
For dvall...How old is your car or battery?

For dvall...How old is your car or battery?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-21-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By jeff_K
I have 2013 X3 28i model, fully imported from...

I have 2013 X3 28i model, fully imported from USA, right hand drive. With auto start stop enable, gear remains in D mode when engine shuts off at stops. It remains that way even if the engine decides...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-03-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By jeff_K
Looks like the OBD2 port. But I am not sure if...

Looks like the OBD2 port. But I am not sure if there is a cover for your 2015 X3
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-20-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,837
Posted By jeff_K
Another winter has gone by. For those who have...

Another winter has gone by. For those who have applied the weather strips as described earlier, how has things been? Is the engine compartment as clean? Do you need to renew the weather strips?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-17-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By jeff_K
It's "whichever comes first". So in your caee,...

It's "whichever comes first". So in your caee, it's already 1 year although mileage is still far from 6000 miles. It's due for service.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-12-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By jeff_K
I have "Convenience Package" - Rear View Camera +...

I have "Convenience Package" - Rear View Camera + Automatic Tailgate. The later allowed me to unlock the trunk by pressing the tailgate button for >3s. On one occasion, I forgot to retrieve the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,330
Posted By jeff_K
Another pic of a BMW ??X3, that went off a...

Another pic of a BMW ??X3, that went off a highway and landed onto a rooftop in California. The cabin appears intact and nobody was hurt.:thumbup:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-06-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By jeff_K
Yeap. Have seen that happened too. Seems normal...

Yeap. Have seen that happened too. Seems normal with the wiper movement but not the sound as in the video.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-28-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By jeff_K
BMW here used some kind of clear teflon tapes in...

BMW here used some kind of clear teflon tapes in my fix for squeaky door. That seemed to have eliminated more than 90% of the noise.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-28-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By jeff_K
Your problem should be super-easy to fix. My car...

Your problem should be super-easy to fix. My car is almost 2 years old. I experienced squeaky car door, crackling noise with one side mirror, rusty bolt on tailgate, squeaky tailgate gas struts,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-22-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By jeff_K
I was not present at the service centre when they...

I was not present at the service centre when they did the job. So I really don't have a clue how they clean the tank. My car is still under warranty. Sorry, can't help you there.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-20-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By jeff_K
The liquid in the washer tank and surfaces of the...

The liquid in the washer tank and surfaces of the tank were found dirty with clumps of dark stuff. It had to be washed clean and the conduits flushed free of dirt. Was told not to use sterile water...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-15-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By jeff_K
"Sterile Water for Irrigation USP is a sterile,...

"Sterile Water for Irrigation USP is a sterile, hypotonic, nonpyrogenic irrigating fluid or pharmaceutic aid (solvent) entirely composed of Sterile Water for Injection USP. It is prepared by...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-15-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By jeff_K
I don't live in freezing temperatures. But I felt...

I don't live in freezing temperatures. But I felt the water jets were becoming less powerful with time..in terms of months. I had been using bottled sterile water (healthcare use, near their expiry...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-14-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By jeff_K
Got a call last week to check car in - new bolt...

Got a call last week to check car in - new bolt has finally arrived. That's 4 months to order the bolt from ?Germany.
Both gas struts on the tailgate were replaced under warranty - no more creaking...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-06-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,985
Posted By jeff_K
Do you guys really go through a sharp turn at...

Do you guys really go through a sharp turn at >80mph? Just be careful as the stopping distance upon braking is slightly longer than other SUVs. Overall, I feel the brake is softer as compared to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-01-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,864
Posted By jeff_K
So if it showed +11.4km just before I top up the...

So if it showed +11.4km just before I top up the tank, that meant I was rewarded 11.4km extra if compared to driving in COMFORT mode. Not much gain for me then.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-30-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,864
Posted By jeff_K
I am still confused with the blue number between...

I am still confused with the blue number between the 2 dials when driving in ECO-PRO mode. Say it shows +10...what does it really mean? Is it an estimated distance that can be achieved for the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-27-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,257
Posted By jeff_K
Clocked around 16000Km on ECO-PRO mode from Feb...

Clocked around 16000Km on ECO-PRO mode from Feb 2013. Changed to COMFORT mode this month and suddenly, there's a lot more fun to drive.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-14-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By jeff_K
Cruzer Fit USB Flash Drive 64MB is what am using...

Cruzer Fit USB Flash Drive 64MB is what am using - about 300 songs on it and still plenty of space left. Occasionally, it is not recognised and I just restart the engine or unplug/replug the USB...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-10-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By jeff_K
Don't forget to invest in a good tire pressure...

Don't forget to invest in a good tire pressure gauge. I don't rely on the pump station pressure settings. I check every 2-3 weeks. Once a month is probably ok.
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