Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > X Series > X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)

X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
The X5 SAV Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-18-2012, 06:12 PM
NewownerX5 NewownerX5 is offline
Registered User
Location: Rhode island
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 1
Mein Auto: 2006x5
Question 2006 x5 v8

So I'm close to purchasing this vehicle and a friend said to check this forum. I'm not prepared to pay a fortune for repairs and I've been reading a lot about the ac fan, electrical, window issues and sunroof issues. The truck has 68,000 and everyone says that's nothing for a BMW. it's at BMW Newport, RI, and I Am nervous that once the warranty is up I'm gonna have a bunch of issues as I've read. I get that it's used and no one can tell the future, but if anyone can just give me a clue as to what to expect or what type of extended warranty I should get I would greatly appreciate it. I want to love my car, and not be a wreck going over a puddle.

Thanks in advance
Reply With Quote
Advertisement
  #2  
Old 07-19-2012, 10:25 AM
tmvE39/E53/Z32's Avatar
tmvE39/E53/Z32 tmvE39/E53/Z32 is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Seattle --> Atlanta
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,901
Mein Auto: 03 540, 06 E53 4.8, Z32TT
Full Service History and Documents? The dealer can pull the service info from any BMW Dealer where it might be serviced before. Yes 68k mi is nothing to the engine and tranny provided the PO(s) keep up with the maintenance and not to follow 15Kmi oil changed and service intervals recommended by BMW marketing dept (LOL at 15Kmi oil change, lifetime fluids...) If you're worry, purchase extended warranty for it. Remember to do a PPI (Pre-Purchse Inspection) before buying. BMW Newport should do it for you with a print out free of charge if they want to sell the car.
Good Luck.
__________________

2000 Dinan S1 //M5 (my DD), 06 DINAN E53 4.8iS (wife's DD), 90 Straman Z32TT (my pride & joy ride)
Gone, but not forgotten: 01 E53 3.0i, 01 525i Sport, 03 DINAN 540i MSport and 91 Z32TwinTurbo

Last edited by tmvE39/E53/Z32; 07-19-2012 at 10:26 AM.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > X Series > X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:08 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms