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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 07-17-2014, 11:04 AM
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DIY and How-To

I figured it may help to start indexing some of the DIYs and how-to to help new member navigate the website and hopefully cut down on the repeating questions

I encourage everyone to use this thread to point out relevant DIYs and How-to which I will then collect and update the initial threads: I'm really looking for contribution from everyone to make this useful (I don't want it to be MY thread, hopefully it can become OUR). I recommend everyone to refrain commenting or starting a new DIY here: it's best to comment each DIY in it's original post or by creating a new post for a new DIY. This is just for indexing purpose.


MAINTENANCE

Cabin filter replacement

Air filter replacement on 35d

Spark plugs

Tire wear and wheel alignment


DRIVETRAIN

Seal on power steering cap

Rear self leveling airbag replacement

Diagnosing diesel urea/SCR metering unit (post #26)

Engine partition, corroded injectors & fuel lines


INTERIOR & EXTERIOR

Driver side door pull

Airbag SRS cover swap

Resetting sunroof

Emergency brake (EMF) switch replacement

Alternative front license plate bracket


ELECTRICAL

NCSExpert coding

Final Stage Resistor / Blower Regulator Replacement

Rear entertainment screen repair

Battery replacement & registration

Replace headlight vertical aim adjuster motor (xenon headlight)


RETROFIT

OEM Trailer hitch installation

OEM Trailer brake installation

Aero kit installation
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Old 07-17-2014, 11:58 AM
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Good move... here's a few that are good:

Battery replacement - http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-foru...ement-diy.html
Aero kit install (pre-lci) - http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-foru...d-weekend.html
Spark plugs - http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-foru...e70-3-0si.html
Resetting sunroof - http://www.xoutpost.com/635045-post2.html
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Old 07-17-2014, 02:48 PM
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Good one here for the
Parking brake / emergency brake (EMF) switch replacement

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-foru...placement.html
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Can we get this stickied?
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Can we get this stickied?
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Greatest thing to be added.
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