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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) Yesterday, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By rav31
@ecxone87......from what I have read on this &...

@ecxone87......from what I have read on this & E70 forum, these electric water pumps can start to go from 70k to 90k. It might be prudent to be looking/planning for a new water pump, thermostat &...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) Yesterday, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By rav31
How many miles? There's a video on YouTube...

How many miles?

There's a video on YouTube you should watch concerning how BMW engineers these systems to let you know that somethings going bad way before a catastrophe failure that leaves you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By rav31
Just saw this notice about airbags AGAIN

Looks like our passenger airbag is getting a 2nd recall.
https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=20V018
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-16-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,006
Posted By rav31
No, I just put a small piece of wood on the cowl...

No, I just put a small piece of wood on the cowl to use as a fulcrum to pry/pop the wiper off with a lever (I think I used a long bladed screw driver). I think I didn't remove the retaining nut all...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-16-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,006
Posted By rav31
I had an issue with the LH side (passenger) wiper...

I had an issue with the LH side (passenger) wiper arm hitting the hood as well. (had issue with my E34 too) common BMW thing.
I found the correct setting here: ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By rav31
Depends on what you need or want done. Two come...

Depends on what you need or want done. Two come to mind
1. Joyner's BMW which is at 76 S. Market st. 828.253.6000
2. Koppinger Performance is in Black Mountain, 1196A Old Hyway 70W. 828.357.9112...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-13-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,173
Posted By rav31
I agree with you. I was surprised that they...

I agree with you. I was surprised that they didn't say what the problem was.

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-10-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,173
Posted By rav31
Check it out here: ...

Check it out here:

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2018/MC-10145274-9999.pdf
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-10-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By rav31
@ Piccia….What I understand is: A CPO car must...

@ Piccia….What I understand is: A CPO car must meet certain requirements from BMW NA. They go through a check list, Including stuff like measuring brakes, (pads & rotors), tires, body dings, fluids...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-09-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By rav31
The red wires on Drivers side under hood are all...

The red wires on Drivers side under hood are all hot 12v. Hope this helps.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200109/39a16a477261baa3e4696a64c77e0b3e.jpg

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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 01-06-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By rav31
On E34's, the modules are located under the rear...

On E34's, the modules are located under the rear seat, opposite side as the battery. You can try "resetting"; disconnect power (remove Neg battery cable) remove both modules, check for any corrosion...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-05-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By rav31
Thanks for reply. Just out of curiosity, how much...

Thanks for reply. Just out of curiosity, how much were the batteries from dealer? Mine will need to be replaced in the short future.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-05-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By rav31
As a possible solution for you guys, consider...

As a possible solution for you guys, consider installing BMW Connect app on your phone. You can lock, unlock, sound the horn, turn on head lights and even send destinations to your X5. Several other...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-05-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By rav31
I do not have an answer for your issue, however,...

I do not have an answer for your issue, however, I'm curious about your current battery voltage? Have you checked it? Are they the OEM's. IF they are, they're looking at 5 years old.
IF you do...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-04-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By rav31
Mike, when we bought a CPO '15 X5 in 9-18, we...

Mike, when we bought a CPO '15 X5 in 9-18, we were offered several versions (good better & best) from Century BMW in Greenville SC. IIRC, it started out at around $3500 & went up to $5 or $6k. I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-03-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By rav31
I personally change mine every 6-7k miles with a...

I personally change mine every 6-7k miles with a good quality full synesthetic oil. Todays engines run hotter & have turbo's that are hard on oils; the oil is really not that expensive. Opinions will...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,023
Posted By rav31
Econobox....seems like everyone want to give you...

Econobox....seems like everyone want to give you advice on "NOT" removing the screen & none on how to.

What I did was use (4) pieces of thin shim stock, can't remember the size, & press it down...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 12-29-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By rav31
I have switched to non-RF's on our '15 xDrive...

I have switched to non-RF's on our '15 xDrive with offset 469's just not running the DWS06. We also have the 3rd row seat without any spare. I also decided to put a couple cans of the slime stuff & a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-25-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By rav31
I hear you. Good luck with the RF's. All I can...

I hear you. Good luck with the RF's. All I can attest to is that the change I made on my E46 & F15 from RF's to regular tires has been well worth the ride & lack of noise, not to speak of the $$...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-25-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By rav31
When I check my Owners manual (F15 X5) it shows...

When I check my Owners manual (F15 X5) it shows that 19" wheels use a 255/50-19, which they DO have. I will assume the E70 uses the same as the F15. Correct me if I'm wrong. What Nitto may be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-25-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By rav31
@sevenfivesero...…..May I suggest &...

@sevenfivesero...…..May I suggest & recommend Nitto tires to you. I have put them on my '05 ZHP, my '92 E34 535i 5 speed & just installed them on our '15 F15 X5. they are by far the smoothest &...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-22-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By rav31
Jolene.....great find on the E34! Each model of...

Jolene.....great find on the E34! Each model of BMW is designated with a "chassis" number. This starts from the 1st up to current. One place that would be helpful for you is realoem,com. If you go to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 12-17-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By rav31
Here's pic of both large & smaller battery ...

Here's pic of both large & smaller battery

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 12-16-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By rav31
RodD68.....keep me posted on what you do & cost...

RodD68.....keep me posted on what you do & cost of dealers batteries. I'm pretty sure Advanced Auto Parts sells the 90ah AGM (AutoCraft Platinum AGMBattery, Group Size H8, 900 CCA) for $200. I'm ok...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 12-15-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By rav31
@RonD68....following this post. I too looking for...

@RonD68....following this post. I too looking for a nondealer solution for this 2nd battery. It's my understanding this is because of the optional equipment u have; ie rear heated seats,...
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