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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 09-12-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,409
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
I had trouble programming my parents' opener for...

I had trouble programming my parents' opener for my mom's F25. Turned out that the Chamberlain opener we had purchased has a wired controller with an LCD display that has a menu system. There was a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 09-12-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
Probably 61319200316, but yeah, check with real...

Probably 61319200316, but yeah, check with real oem to make sure
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-12-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
OP says F25. A 2005 is not an F25; it's an E83

OP says F25. A 2005 is not an F25; it's an E83
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-12-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
You probably need to get the iDrive updated. ...

You probably need to get the iDrive updated. They used to offer stand alone updates for phone compatibility, but after v3 of the telephone files, it's only available though programming to the best...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-28-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
To quote you: "Um, no" There are two wires...

To quote you: "Um, no"

There are two wires inside the break pad wear sensor located at different depths. When the first one wears through, the resistance measurement being monitored by the...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-19-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,295
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
I'd caution against using a tap to chase threads...

I'd caution against using a tap to chase threads that aren't damaged. All the reference I've seen say the bolts are M14, but there's a possibility they could be MJ14, which carry load differently. ...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-19-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
You can manage what vehicles BMW thinks you own...

You can manage what vehicles BMW thinks you own on the "My Garage" website. If it lists a vehicle that you don't own anymore, there's a phone number to call
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-19-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
I had a 3 series coupe (since rebranded as the 4...

I had a 3 series coupe (since rebranded as the 4 series) and traded it on an X3. When it came time to trade again, I got another, nicer X3. I wouldn't go back, but that's just my opinion. I feel...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-19-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
In my X3, when A S/S is engaged, after I open the...

In my X3, when A S/S is engaged, after I open the driver's door, the engine won't restart until I press the button on the dash again
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-19-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
The sensors work with your computer to analyze...

The sensors work with your computer to analyze breaking habits. When you install new pads, you install a new sensor and reset the service indicator using the instrument cluster. Your vehicle will...
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-15-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
Those are all camshaft codes. Sounds like the...

Those are all camshaft codes. Sounds like the broken aluminum VANOS bolts issue. Has the recall been performed on your car yet? When my bolts broke, I thought that the engine was coming apart it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-09-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,617
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
I've noticed in my BMWs more than any other cars...

I've noticed in my BMWs more than any other cars I've had that when the tires wear too much, the vehicle starts tramlining. The first time I experienced it, I thought there was something seriously...
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-09-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
As far as I know, accessories and lights will...

As far as I know, accessories and lights will still work with a bad BST
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-08-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
Have ya checked the fuses for the electrical...

Have ya checked the fuses for the electrical steering interlock? Otherwise it might be the ELV counter needs reset with Tools32
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-08-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
Shorting red to black is never a good idea as you...

Shorting red to black is never a good idea as you can seriously damage your electronics. A "reset" of the ECUs is accomplished by simply leaving the battery disconnected for at least 15 minutes so...
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-08-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
Pretty sure you just reset the "profiles" in...

Pretty sure you just reset the "profiles" in iDrive. I don't think you can reset the active one, so you'll have to select a different one to reset the one that was active when you started. I...
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-07-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
I've had cars before where the steering wheel...

I've had cars before where the steering wheel would lock in a position that put pressure on the locking pin, making it so that you couldn't turn the wheel or the key. The trick was to try to turn...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-04-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,890
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
I use Akebono pads and Centric coated high carbon...

I use Akebono pads and Centric coated high carbon rotors from Rock Auto. Pads, rotors, and a wear sensor from them for the rear runs around $220 shipped. You can replace a LOT of pads and rotors...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-04-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
I've had cheap alloys for my winter tires on my 3...

I've had cheap alloys for my winter tires on my 3 series and both of my X3s. I've never had a problem with the rims bending, even in the great state of Pottholevannia. The 17s clear the calipers...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-31-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
Electrical gremlins are weird. If they just...

Electrical gremlins are weird. If they just replaced the footwell module, I'd have them check the chassis "ground" points. A bad ground can cause all sorts of weird symptoms and there should be one...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-31-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
I think condition based service is every 5th oil...

I think condition based service is every 5th oil change for spark plugs. Most e9X were 10k-12k oci, so you should be due. I forget when I changed them in my e92
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-31-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
If you downsize rims, getting new rims with TPMS...

If you downsize rims, getting new rims with TPMS can be quite economical thanks to the difference in the cost of rubber, depending on your original tire size (and how fancy of rims you want). I went...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-29-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
That's gonna be more money and trouble than it's...

That's gonna be more money and trouble than it's worth. I'm guessing in the thousands since you have a bunch of antennae and wiring and control modules plus programming and new key fobs. Like some...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-29-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
You can find your window initialization procedure...

You can find your window initialization procedure on newtis.info
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-29-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By heyheyitsmarc
If you put a bigger battery in your vehicle than...

If you put a bigger battery in your vehicle than what came from the factory, make sure that you update that info in the computer before you reset the IBS
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