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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-18-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By gfeiner
Goto another dealer and ask them to ask BMW...

Goto another dealer and ask them to ask BMW Corporate to approve the repair as "goodwill" (i.e. Free) since you are so close to warranty expiration.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-16-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By gfeiner
All f25 x3's have electric steering. No...

All f25 x3's have electric steering. No mechanical punp


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-13-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By gfeiner
I built an x3 on bmwusa yesterday. Sent...

I built an x3 on bmwusa yesterday.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 04-05-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,125
Posted By gfeiner
That is a bunch of problems. Since you say lemon...

That is a bunch of problems. Since you say lemon law does not apply, I would sell it before the warranty runs out.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-29-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By gfeiner
I currently have the RE960AS runflats on my 35i. ...

I currently have the RE960AS runflats on my 35i. I bought them at tirerack.com and had my local BMW dealer install them. The dealer didn't give me any trouble about installing a tire brand that was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-18-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By gfeiner
I got a 2012 35i and I'm keeping it. [emoji4] ...

I got a 2012 35i and I'm keeping it. [emoji4]


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-13-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By gfeiner
If the rubber part is not listed with its own...

If the rubber part is not listed with its own part number at realoem.com then it can't be purchased separately.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-10-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By gfeiner
Goto realoem.com, input your vin, get the part...

Goto realoem.com, input your vin, get the part number for said part and then take the part number to your dealer or google the part number to find hundreds of part places that deal online in bmw...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-07-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By gfeiner
Are you asking about changing the transmission...

Are you asking about changing the transmission fluid and filter? If so, BMW will tell you the transmission fluid is lifetime. Other schools of thought say change the fluid and filter every 60K...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-03-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,890
Posted By gfeiner
Since you have a x5, you might want to post your...

Since you have a x5, you might want to post your question in the x5 forum. This forum is for x3.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-23-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By gfeiner
Engine malfunction - should have noticed during routine maintenance?

F25 has an electric water pump. Thats how these electric pumps fail...suddenly and with no leaks (internal/electrical failure). Mine failed with exactly the same symptoms as you at about 30k miles. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-15-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By gfeiner
Yes. Others have mentioned the steering rack...

Yes. Others have mentioned the steering rack clunk. Just search this forum for steering rack to find the threads


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-13-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By gfeiner
2). Attached to the side of the transfer case ...

2). Attached to the side of the transfer case
3). Sure, if the force of the accident was enough to jolt the case. It's held to the underbody via bolts and rubber bushings which do allow for some...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-06-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By gfeiner
Ouch. The fuse box has a card that tells you what...

Ouch. The fuse box has a card that tells you what each fuse belongs to. If i were you i would check them all, one by one. Pull it out, look at with flashlight. You can tell if it's blown. That...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-20-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By gfeiner
This is the x3 f25 subforum (2011+ x3). You want...

This is the x3 f25 subforum (2011+ x3). You want the x3 e83 subforum (2004-2010 x3)


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-19-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By gfeiner
13k overdue. If OP did that, he/she is on the...

13k overdue. If OP did that, he/she is on the hook for repair costs. I wouldn't be surprised if more problems surface down the road due to that sludge buildup. You will never get it all out.

...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-09-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 912
Posted By gfeiner
Send tim330i a private message Sent from...

Send tim330i a private message


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-15-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By gfeiner
U want free map updates? If so, you wont get that...

U want free map updates? If so, you wont get that kind of help here. Try google.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-14-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By gfeiner
Yeah but in that situation the auto-relock...

Yeah but in that situation the auto-relock feature doesn't engage for a few minutes. Not sure how long but it is more than enough time for anyone else who happened to be near the car in the OP's...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-14-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By gfeiner
Try the E83 subforum. This is the F25 subforum

Try the E83 subforum. This is the F25 subforum
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-07-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By gfeiner
Every dealer is different whether or not they...

Every dealer is different whether or not they recommend tcase and transmission fluid changes. BMW's official stance is those are lifetime fluids. I certainly do not agree with that. The only reason...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-06-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By gfeiner
I've done a transfer case fluid flush recently....

I've done a transfer case fluid flush recently. It does require a VTG re-calibration of the transfer case using proprietary BMW software The BMW TIS documentation for the F25 states this. Get...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-06-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By gfeiner
Also consider that a dealership does not have an...

Also consider that a dealership does not have an infinite supply of loaners. It is possible they can run out if many customers came in before you wanting a loaner. It has happened to me. In such a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-05-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By gfeiner
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-05-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By gfeiner
Be grateful you got a loaner in the 1st place....

Be grateful you got a loaner in the 1st place. They are not obligated to give you one.
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