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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,929
Posted By ill_kuma
Did you see any dirt come out with the water? ...

Did you see any dirt come out with the water? Where was the leak before? If I were you, I would put a towel to protect the modules (depending which side the leak is coming from) until you are sure...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,929
Posted By ill_kuma
Yes, I used a very thin screw driver and gently...

Yes, I used a very thin screw driver and gently lift it up a little so that I can route the trimmer string in to loosen up the debris. Then pour some water (dont pour a lot just in case) in the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-09-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,392
Posted By ill_kuma
I recently noticed my 3 pieces are broken as well...

I recently noticed my 3 pieces are broken as well and didnt want to start a new thread as there are a few of these already. I know what I need to buy and it costs a bit over $400 for all 3 pieces. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-27-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By ill_kuma
Hood Latch Getting Harder

Just got the car back from the shop for replacing the belts, pulley, tensioner and realized that the hood latch is very stiff. I had to pull on the lever very very hard for the hood to be released. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 953
Views: 191,218
Posted By ill_kuma
You guys must have very delicate hands skills...

You guys must have very delicate hands skills cause the wires are thin. I am afraid to even to strip the wires cause I tested stripping a wire that is the same size and I broken few of the copper...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-19-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 191,218
Posted By ill_kuma
Damn, its up to $100 now.

Damn, its up to $100 now.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-19-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 191,218
Posted By ill_kuma
Hummm...it says the version is not compatible...

Hummm...it says the version is not compatible with my Android. I think I have the Android Jelly bean version.

I removed the Android unit this past weekend and took a look at the cables in the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 191,218
Posted By ill_kuma
Nice. I am not an audiophile so I doubt I would...

Nice. I am not an audiophile so I doubt I would even tell the difference between the dragonfly and soundkey...but the price is such a big difference. I might go this route instead of the splicing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 953
Views: 191,218
Posted By ill_kuma
Which USB DAC do you have...seems like most of...

Which USB DAC do you have...seems like most of them works for PC and MAC only? I am not sure on the setup for this but let me know if I am correct. Connect the USB side of the DAC to the USB of the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 191,218
Posted By ill_kuma
Remove the center console like this? ...

Remove the center console like this?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaOdIUn8hzE
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 191,218
Posted By ill_kuma
So from what I can understand is: -Get a...

So from what I can understand is:
-Get a premium long AUX cable and cut the connectors (ends)
-Splice and solder one end of the AUX cable to the white plug of the Android unit - What color to what...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 953
Views: 191,218
Posted By ill_kuma
Interesting! Does this only work for Logic7...

Interesting! Does this only work for Logic7 systems (not HiFi)? Do you have a guide? Its been awhile since I removed the Android unit so memory is not so good as where to solder and what to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By ill_kuma
Thank you...Just got the car back. It was the...

Thank you...Just got the car back. It was the starter. I didnt do it myself...went to an indy and charged me 2.5hour labor. Seems fair since the starter is like hidden under the intake manifold.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-07-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By ill_kuma
I actually read all that and added a cable from...

I actually read all that and added a cable from the engine to the chassis a few months ago. I was getting a battery low sign and this seemed to solved the issue.

Also, I checked the codes...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By ill_kuma
Need some parts help. My VIN is L261468 but I am...

Need some parts help. My VIN is L261468 but I am not exactly sure which starter I need.
Bosch SR0492X (seems to be remanufactured)
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By ill_kuma
Thanks guys! I wish I can try to put some...

Thanks guys! I wish I can try to put some charger on it over night but the car is parked on the street.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By ill_kuma
Car Dead...Starter?

Yesterday, I took the car to check the freon and refilled. I also asked them to check the belts because I heard some belt or pulley issue. They said I will need to replace belts and might as well...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-01-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By ill_kuma
The car is owned by an older couple (retired and...

The car is owned by an older couple (retired and just moved to Florida). I do not know them personally but they are good friends of my friend's father.

For a standard (basic) X5, is $26k a good...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By ill_kuma
What happens if someone over-charge with the...

What happens if someone over-charge with the freon?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By ill_kuma
Measuring freon by weight, is that a standard...

Measuring freon by weight, is that a standard weight for all cars? Can I bring it to any decent auto shop to check and they should know what to do?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-29-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By ill_kuma
So this car has the premium package? Which is...

So this car has the premium package? Which is considered the basic package for this X5? So this F15 I am looking at doesnt even have seats with the back where I can make it contour?

The price...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-29-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By ill_kuma
Looking to buy - Need Opinion

Hey Guys,

Need some opinions. I currently have a 2009 X5 3.0i and planning to buy a 2nd suv for wifey. The one I am looking at is a 2015 X5 xDrive35i with 36,200 miles and asking for $26,000. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-26-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By ill_kuma
You mean have I ever changed the AC compressor? ...

You mean have I ever changed the AC compressor? No, I have not replaced the AC compressor yet. The last time I had my freon refilled was probably 3-4 years ago.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-26-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By ill_kuma
Passenger Side Not as Cold

Just 2 days ago I went to a shop to replace the heater control valve / water valve. The driver's side footwell was blowing hot air when my front vents are blowing cold air. I checked the Carly app...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By ill_kuma
Passenger Side Heated Mirror

Got a code from Carly...
009CC6 hall sensor defective - heated side mirror passengers

I noticed that my passenger's side mirror does not get hot to dry up the rain droplets so I knew the heating...
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