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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By Dash Riprock
Another issue that can cause that is weak...

Another issue that can cause that is weak battery. My blower was working intermittently the other week and I figured out it was my battery. Battery was original (8 yrs old) and was not able to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By Dash Riprock
If you don't do it yourself then find an Indy...

If you don't do it yourself then find an Indy Mechanic to complete this job. It is easy and will save you a pile of money. My Indy mechanic was about $2300 CDN cheaper then the dealership, I was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By Dash Riprock
I have had the red screen before and I luckily...

I have had the red screen before and I luckily the following morning it started working again. I thought I was for sure going to have to fork out $3,000 to fix it.

Sorry I cant be of help, Good...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By Dash Riprock
For reference purposes I just had my thermostat...

For reference purposes I just had my thermostat changed and nothing else completed and it cost $341 CDN for everything. This was not at a dealership, just at an Indy, that then tried to convince me...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-18-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Dash Riprock
I could not tell you if oil was coming out from...

I could not tell you if oil was coming out from the crack as I cleaned that side of the engine before I took it to the shop, we were trying to diagnose if/where the turbo oil lines were leaking.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,311
Posted By Dash Riprock
Yes they sent me the following picture of the...

Yes they sent me the following picture of the hairline fracture. I will be driving it extra carefully for the next while. Sorry the picture is upside down, I will try to fix.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,311
Posted By Dash Riprock
Yes they sent me the following picture of the...

Yes they sent me the following picture of the hairline fracture. I will be driving it extra carefully for the next while.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-14-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,311
Posted By Dash Riprock
I had my X5 (96,000 miles) in the shop yesterday...

I had my X5 (96,000 miles) in the shop yesterday to change out the thermostat, I washed the engine down before dropping it off so they could figure out where the oil (on passenger side) was coming...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Dash Riprock
How much oil is too much in your turbo?

So I took my 2012 35d (95,000 miles) into a new indy mechanic to get the thermostat replaced and figure out why I was getting oil leaking on passenger side of motor. He sent me the following...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-06-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By Dash Riprock
Thanks for the responses and sorry for the slow...

Thanks for the responses and sorry for the slow response. To answer some of the questions I have had the vehicle for about 3 years and 70,000 miles. I do a combination of short distances and longer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By Dash Riprock
Oil cooler leaking?

I have, 2012 35d 160,000kms or 100,000 miles, I asked indy mechanic to replace thermostat as I have been monitoring temp and I am running in high 70's (77-79C). He was going to change it but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Dash Riprock
I am far from a mechanic, but the benefit would...

I am far from a mechanic, but the benefit would be to reduce the amount of cold air entering the engine, allowing engine to heat up sooner and maintain a proper engine temperature. I can say we...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Dash Riprock
Is it helpful to cover grill on cold days -30C or -22F?

I imagine not many of you have experience with weather like this, however tempuratures have dipped a bit where I live, wondering if anyone covers their front grill for those days when it gets...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By Dash Riprock
Does anyone tow RV trailer longer then 29?

For the past 4 summers I have rented and towed RV trialers of around 27'-29', wondering if anyone has experience towning 31-33' trailers? I am not asking about tounge weight or GVR, I am well aware...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,208
Posted By Dash Riprock
I have had a similar issue off and on over the...

I have had a similar issue off and on over the last couple of years. Mine also enters the cabin. I consider mine a burnt oil smell as it lingers after I shut the vehicle off in the garage, and the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Dash Riprock
I did not replace them myself, I had an Indy...

I did not replace them myself, I had an Indy mechanic I have worked with for more then 2 decades do it, I could ask him. Can you add the high temp grease after the fact? I have replaced pads and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Dash Riprock
Squealing brakes

I changed my front pads and rotors about 15,000 miles ago and it appears the brakes only squeal when the weather gets cold (ie below freezing temp). The squealing happens in the last few seconds as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By Dash Riprock
FYI, BMW was going to charge me $3000 CDN for...

FYI, BMW was going to charge me $3000 CDN for parts and labor. I ordered parts and had an Indy Mechanic complete the job for less then $600 CDN all in Parts and labour. I believe labour was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,136
Posted By Dash Riprock
I tend not to report things, I get more...

I tend not to report things, I get more satisfaction from dealing with it myself, which most would say is a bad idea, but I HATE idiot drivers.

Saying that, where I live you could report him for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Dash Riprock
Active DEF tank replaced in US after I imported vehicle to Canada

I imported my BMW to Canada a couple years ago and this past summer the following code kept popping up. "49e1" Active tank heating malfunction.

Called BMWNA and asked if that is something they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-31-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,399
Posted By Dash Riprock
I exported my BMW to Canada, and as I read the...

I exported my BMW to Canada, and as I read the fine print I would be ineligible. Wondering if I drove the BMW to the nearest dealership in the US would they fix it? Any one have any knowledge with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Dash Riprock
I think you may have mis-read that price, it is...

I think you may have mis-read that price, it is $195 for a pair, I just ordered a pair of Arnott and they were $205 each direct from Arnott, I got them off Amazon for about $175 each, that was as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,632
Posted By Dash Riprock
Both my rear air springs broke about 1:00 PM...

Both my rear air springs broke about 1:00 PM today, had to drive 200 miles back into town as I was in the middle of no where. Just calling around now to see what it costs. BMW quoted me $2900 CDN,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,797
Posted By Dash Riprock
D2VA thank for the post. This is sounding all...

D2VA thank for the post. This is sounding all too familiar to me. Check engine light came on 4 days ago for me and I took it to my INDY, I don't know the fault code but he told me had something to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,433
Posted By Dash Riprock
I drove my NSX for 2 years and sold it for more...

I drove my NSX for 2 years and sold it for more then I bought it for including repairs, gas and insurance. It was the best 2 years of my life.
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