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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 07-12-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By MarekBMW
It is piggy back, better use your $$$ on true...

It is piggy back, better use your $$$ on true flash tune (ie. Mission Performance etc.) almost same cost but performance wise is night and day.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-07-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,700
Posted By MarekBMW
Agreed. One's own high mileage car and someone...

Agreed. One's own high mileage car and someone else's high mileage car is apples to oranges. n1das, do you have a trusted indy who can work on this car? Kinda makes a difference. In any case,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-11-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By MarekBMW
@MarekBMW.....I went to you link, BMW store in...

@MarekBMW.....I went to you link, BMW store in Maryland, and they only showed the "SMALL" 50ah battery @ approx. $270 & the LARGE battery (105ah) was $156 before tax & handling with a total of $474....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-08-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By MarekBMW
You can web search part # or see link below ...

You can web search part # or see link below

www.getbmwparts.com/oem-parts/bmw-ep-battery-105ah-950cca-61212353814
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 06-08-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By MarekBMW
Best advise for you is to find good reliable...

Best advise for you is to find good reliable independent BMW mechanic repair shop. If you prefer good warranties look into BMW Platinum, Mercury or Fidelity warranties exclusionary plans but none of...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-08-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By MarekBMW
See attached 105 AGM battery at $156 now BMW...

See attached 105 AGM battery at $156 now BMW warranty it for 3yrs
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-04-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By MarekBMW
Check dealership, last year OEM 105 AGM battery...

Check dealership, last year OEM 105 AGM battery there was &160 plus tax way cheaper than any aftermarket. In my X5 35d smaller batter is non existent, but would suggest to do same. You may also...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 05-31-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By MarekBMW
Yes, front differential it is and not cheap part...

Yes, front differential it is and not cheap part either plus 8 labor hrs to swap it. I read about few failures on E70 but not much on F15. Apparently front is more prone to failure than back...but...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 05-30-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By MarekBMW
Front differential failure

Has anyone experience front differential failure??? My X5 has 120k on odo, all fluids changed at 50k and 100k thus recently grinding noise was coming when slowing down, took 1500 miles trip to FL...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 05-08-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By MarekBMW
Radio auto shut off when foors are open can be...

Radio auto shut off when foors are open can be programmed via app or coder options.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 05-08-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,240
Posted By MarekBMW
Check Torque Pro app, you will need bt obd reader...

Check Torque Pro app, you will need bt obd reader to connect. Programming you can use bimmercode app.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 05-07-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
Posted By MarekBMW
Check out Vredestein Quatrac Pro on tirerack.

Check out Vredestein Quatrac Pro on tirerack.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 05-07-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By MarekBMW
Your main concern is reliability and maintenance...

Your main concern is reliability and maintenance costs but you chosen most unreliable and costly to maintain model out of 3...do your dd on N63 compared to N57 and N55. If Msport, reliability and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-24-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,599
Posted By MarekBMW
Check with Tdecu or Smart Financial CU for...

Check with Tdecu or Smart Financial CU for extended warranties. I would personally invest into maintenance rather than warranty. Had BMW Platinum before and it didn't paid for itself. Other thing is...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-01-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By MarekBMW
You drive so little that even if you get into new...

You drive so little that even if you get into new ride depreciation will cost you more than any small repaits you may encounter. My X5 has close to 120k miles and so far I am not even thinking of...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 01-01-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By MarekBMW
It sound you need to replace injectors in 1st...

It sound you need to replace injectors in 1st bank. They are notorious for failure in N54 engine. I would take it to indy ask them to swap injectors in bank 1 with 2 and se if error come back in bank...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 12-29-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By MarekBMW
Just get an app that is compatible with your obd...

Just get an app that is compatible with your obd reader ie. Torque Pro etc and reset all faulty codes. I highly doubt they will clear itself.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-25-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,717
Posted By MarekBMW
@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: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 12-07-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By MarekBMW
Car looks very nice, mileage is within norm for a...

Car looks very nice, mileage is within norm for a diesel (20k/year). It is 2018 so worst case you have time to extend warranty till sometime in 2020. Buy it and then decide unless you need to finance...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 12-07-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By MarekBMW
Make sure to replace both sides, they are fairly...

Make sure to replace both sides, they are fairly cheap compared to other BMW models or cars/trucks with air suspension.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 12-03-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By MarekBMW
Fitment will get better after time, I have mine...

Fitment will get better after time, I have mine only on the front and one touch window closing is not a problem.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 12-03-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By MarekBMW
Also OEM cross bars part # 82-71-0-442-704. ...

Also OEM cross bars part # 82-71-0-442-704.
They are approximately $230 online.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 12-03-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By MarekBMW
Eric, please see attached picture of installed...

Eric, please see attached picture of installed bracket and complete list of parts you will need to get from BMW. Parts should be installed by body shop and water seal accordingly. They will fit any...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 11-23-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By MarekBMW
Best/cheapest roof rack is BMW OEM $200+, you...

Best/cheapest roof rack is BMW OEM $200+, you will need 4 brackets and 8 screws for bodyshop to mount it.This is what I did to my 2015. I will try to findpart #s.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 11-19-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,041
Posted By MarekBMW
Same happened to me, BMW replaced EGR cooler...

Same happened to me, BMW replaced EGR cooler after their regional service rep approved it. Mine failed with 90k+ miles. So far so good. You can always do ABC delete to avoid out of pocket $$$ if BMW...
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