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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By ard
Didn't think it would do that, change tuned...

Didn't think it would do that, change tuned frequency when on manual...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By ard
"Radio" >>> "FM" or "AM" >>> "Manual" ...

"Radio" >>> "FM" or "AM" >>> "Manual"

Should give you a knob icon

Although its been many years since I listened to an actual radio station... ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By ard
"Radio" >>> "FM" or "AM" >>> "Manual" ...

"Radio" >>> "FM" or "AM" >>> "Manual"

Should give you a knob icon

Although its been many years since I listened to an actual radio station... ;)
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Yesterday, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By ard
So to make it clear for the OP...Dinan no longer...

So to make it clear for the OP...Dinan no longer provides their ‘continuation of factory warranty’

And when I click on your link, emissions, it states



Or am I going insane? Dinan doesn’t...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By ard
DOnt be a stranger. At least you didnt buy a...

DOnt be a stranger. At least you didnt buy a Kia.

;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By ard
Let's not take OP off track w a quibble...

Let's not take OP off track w a quibble about the fluid (yeah, I did start it). It isn't a 'wrong fluid' issue, for sure.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
X-5
Views: 864
Posted By ard
Nice find. It is in the BMW parts system, a...

Nice find.

It is in the BMW parts system, a few online BMW stores show it. Not surprised if realoem doesnt have it, they those can be stale




Honestly, if I had 2,3 wires damaged I would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By ard
So the oil from one bearing goes to the next, and...

So the oil from one bearing goes to the next, and the next?

:angel:

edit. But know what you are saying...hard to say, if there are bits of say a chain guide rolling around....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By ard
Could be a bit of plastic broke off somewhere and...

Could be a bit of plastic broke off somewhere and lodged in the galley/orifice for that one bearing....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By ard
Yeah, real OEM is like prices from 10 years ago! ...

Yeah, real OEM is like prices from 10 years ago!

I saw the current MSRP and was like :cry:

I’d be doing microsurgery on that module, see if it is a broken bit of a gear jamming up the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 405
Posted By ard
Did dealer ask for your VIN? Or just an SA...

Did dealer ask for your VIN? Or just an SA talking out their.....

Should be listed when they pull up a status report on your specific car. In fact, even an SB will not be adequate- the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By ard
Given that it had a bad treansmission when you...

Given that it had a bad treansmission when you purchased it, I am going to opine thta the issue is NOT anything YOU did. So not fluid level, not bent pins.

Of course if someone else was in there...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
X-5
Views: 864
Posted By ard
The TIS spends quite a bit of time talking about...

The TIS spends quite a bit of time talking about cable routing at the connector. I did not know they sell a replacement pigtail. I cant find a part number.....


Edit: as Doug linked above
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By ard
Have you priced that little puppy????

Have you priced that little puppy????
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,071
Posted By ard
Cool;. Keep us posted.

Cool;. Keep us posted.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By ard
What do you mean by transmission service? ...

What do you mean by transmission service?

Try thectsc.com for parts, may have rebuilt valve bodies.ARE YOU 100% sure it is the egs module?

Do you have the code reader? So you are doing the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-02-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By ard
you are wrong, friend. Read it again. Only...

you are wrong, friend.

Read it again. Only the DINAN PRODUCT is warrranted. Nothing else!

You are thinking of the old times.... bad advice.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-02-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By ard
Yes, BMW will not honor their warranty. ...

Yes, BMW will not honor their warranty.

Dinan sucks, They did yearsa ago and still do, just to be clear.

They used to have a warranty that replaced BMWs.

Now they only warrant their part...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-02-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By ard
I'd be super concerned about buying on...

I'd be super concerned about buying on eBay. We had a recent story of someone buying "Bosch Remanufactured" injectors and getting garbage.

Having said that, you bought two...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-02-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By ard
Big and safe. :thumbup:

Big and safe.

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By ard
Very sorry to hear. I dont think "repair' is...

Very sorry to hear.

I dont think "repair' is possible, unless you consider "A full engine REBUILD" to be a repair.

Unless you can find a cheap engine from a wrecked X5, Id move on to a new car....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By ard
My guess is no, but you should google that. ...

My guess is no, but you should google that. Probably 50 posts on the issue, among all the various BMW forums. Videos too.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,071
Posted By ard
Naw, we were posting in this thread just two...

Naw, we were posting in this thread just two weeks ago....

As you can see, using newtis.info it is possible to carefully narrow down the failure.

Did you do that to isolate the relay on that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 405
Posted By ard
I just was trying to keep the thread alive until...

I just was trying to keep the thread alive until the smart guys got here.....

;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
X-5
Views: 864
Posted By ard
What is a "pigtail"? Never heard of...

What is a "pigtail"?

Never heard of this....
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