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X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

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Old 06-28-2011, 03:32 AM
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Mein Auto: 2012 X5 xdrive35i
Dealer unable to install DVD tablet system

I have a 2012 X5 xdrive35i. It includes the Smoker Package but there is no cigarette lighter socket at the rear of the centre console. I asked the dealer to install the BMW DVD Tablet system but they have come back saying that they can't do it, even as a retro fit. Any advise on what I can do to have it installed without voiding the warranty on the car.
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Old 06-28-2011, 06:15 AM
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Mein Auto: '12 X5 35d/E39M5/996TTX50
Did they explain WHY they cannot????

It seems the rules and laws in the UAE and other middleeastern/third world countries pretty much allow dealers to abuse and screw people- so unless you have them do it you will always deal with warranty threats. Can you get one that just plugs in to the center console?
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