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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-27-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By Gouda
Under hood ckeaning

Looking for some suggestions on how to clean the engine covers, sheet metal etc under the hood. Not sure if I dare use a self serve car wash or other high pressure source. How about soaps? Any info...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-29-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By Gouda
The one we signed up for covers 100 miles towing...

The one we signed up for covers 100 miles towing and all our vehicles. We clarified all that before signing up.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-28-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By Gouda
BMW roadside assist

Our 2011 X3 35i recently went off warranty. We are looking into both the roadside assistance and extending the warranty. I am curious what anyone else has to say about these plans, especially the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-04-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Gouda
ok, no, we have had no issues related to road...

ok, no, we have had no issues related to road spray under the hood, nor did the original owner. I have lived in this climate my entire life and yet to have a problem that was caused by road spray or...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-03-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Gouda
We drive it all winter, that is why we have a AWD...

We drive it all winter, that is why we have a AWD vehicle. Bought it used locally in 2013. Why?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-03-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Gouda
No way to avoid that I have found. Go to a car...

No way to avoid that I have found. Go to a car wash that cleans the undercarriage often and wipe down what you can from the top. I clean the entire compartment once spring has sprung.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-20-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By Gouda
I have a S5. And it pairs perfectly for both...

I have a S5. And it pairs perfectly for both phone and music via Bluetooth.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-15-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By Gouda
We had a similar problem. But it did not stop...

We had a similar problem. But it did not stop there. The wipers started and stopped by themselves, lights went on and off, Idrive went crazy, and more. Eventually I had to disconnect the battery. The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-21-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By Gouda
CAS module

See this thread and the posts from this week at the end.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=789264

The dealer has told us it is a problem with the CAS module and it is a special...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-20-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By Gouda
Nope, that never came up this time or the...

Nope, that never came up this time or the previous time.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-20-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By Gouda
So, the situation described originally has...

So, the situation described originally has happened again. Or at least very close. This time th e entire car was dead, that meaning that the dash display was blank, nothing else worked either, almost...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-01-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By Gouda
We have typically very bad winter roads. Very...

We have typically very bad winter roads. Very rural area and crappy plowing. Equipped as noted below, I have yet to have a problem in winter. That said, the X3 stays in the garage if we have more...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-15-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By Gouda
I have a Galaxy S5, it automatically hooks up to...

I have a Galaxy S5, it automatically hooks up to the phone system and also streams music with no problem. It just did it, I just paired the vehicle and phone together and now turn on the BT when I...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-25-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Gouda
Thanks, I will try the split.

Thanks, I will try the split.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-24-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By Gouda
I would try using a windshield cover to prevent...

I would try using a windshield cover to prevent ice or frost being directly on the glass. Do a search for "windshield cover" on Amazon, there are many different ones available. Be sure you get a X3...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-24-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Gouda
RDS question

To me, it appears that the RDS feature of our radio is not functioning. It will display the station call sign, but nothing else. I can go in my other car and listed to the same station at the same...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-16-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,719
Posted By Gouda
So I called Motorwerks to make an appointment to...

So I called Motorwerks to make an appointment to have the hitch installed. Then I was told that the special pricing is only for the first generation X3. What a screw job, no reference to that fact in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-15-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,719
Posted By Gouda
Thanks for the responses, we are going ahead with...

Thanks for the responses, we are going ahead with it. I am sure I could install it my self, but because the PDC needs updating and it comes with a BMW warranty if they do the install, I think it is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-13-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,719
Posted By Gouda
Nothing heavier than a small utility or a couple...

Nothing heavier than a small utility or a couple snowmobiles infrequently.


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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-13-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,719
Posted By Gouda
It is $845 installed including everything needed....

It is $845 installed including everything needed. Their normal price is $1070.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-13-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,719
Posted By Gouda
X3 tow package

I am curious what anyone has paid for the X3 BMW tow package including installation. Our local dealer is running a special, but I am curious if it is really special.
Thanks
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-04-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,803
Posted By Gouda
We bought from a non BMW dealer. The was and...

We bought from a non BMW dealer. The was and still is within the BMW warranty, so I was not to concerned. I really researched the Carfax and history of the vehicle to the point that I was confident...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-29-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,484
Posted By Gouda
No, I carry.a slime kit and small portable...

No, I carry.a slime kit and small portable compressor. Most any shop can fix a normal tire and I do not think I would ever be more than 25 miles from a shop that could address that. Might consider a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-22-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By Gouda
I will send you a PM.

I will send you a PM.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-22-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By Gouda
Mud flaps

I would like to get some mud flaps on our X3 before winter shows up again. In looking on Amazon and elsewhere, i find the OEM flaps from BMW. And some others from a company called YI and another...
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