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Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 05-28-2020, 04:12 PM
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Views: 251
Posted By uwhusky
$1200 repair, out the door

$1200 repair, out the door
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 05-28-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By uwhusky
Wastegate Actuator?

Got a message on my 2015 X6 3.5i xDrive yesterday stating "Drive moderately. Maximum drivetrain output not available. Consult service center."

Took it in to an independent shop and they say it's...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-10-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By uwhusky
Stutter after cold start, what is it?

My 2008 E60 535xi has, within the last month, started to have a few "stuttering" problems after the initial start in the morning and before it's warmed up. I'll back up out of the garage and can feel...
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 07-18-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By uwhusky
Doug, you mean you're not convinced I need a new...

Doug, you mean you're not convinced I need a new rear diff?
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 07-18-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By uwhusky
Long Story - Don't Play with Tire tread and patterns

About 14 months or so ago I put new tires on my X6, staggered set, etc. They're continentals but same tires all the way around, just different sizes on front vs back.

About 2 months one of the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By uwhusky
It's a good shop and is run by a friend of a...

It's a good shop and is run by a friend of a friend. They've always been up front with me and even recommended against work I thought might need to be done.

I agree with Annolago, tttmottt and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By uwhusky
Coolant Leaks - Am I getting taken advantage?

I go to an indie shop and have trusted them a lot over the past few years, I still might but this latest issue has pissed me off and am wondering what others think.

About 2 weeks ago I took my...
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 11-10-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,404
Posted By uwhusky
All Weather or Rubber Mats

What mats do people like for winter time in their X6? OEM, weathertech or some other brand? I need to get some soon but the OEM seem rather spendy.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-10-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,372
Posted By uwhusky
The deal is going down today. The original...

The deal is going down today. The original leasee on the X6 has gone in and pulled the trigger on a 2018 X5 and the dealer has said they will do an in and out with me. So I'm going in and will try...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-07-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,372
Posted By uwhusky
Residual is $42,540. That does not include taxes...

Residual is $42,540. That does not include taxes or other fees.

Any idea (at all) on what I might be able to negotiate that down to? How would I research that? I've checked KBB blue book values...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-07-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,372
Posted By uwhusky
Is there a way I can find out the residual value...

Is there a way I can find out the residual value on the lease on my own? He's having a hard time tracking down his paperwork and is too busy to call right now. He "thinks" it's $42,500, which is a...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-07-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,372
Posted By uwhusky
I do but at least it gives me a starting point...

I do but at least it gives me a starting point and a baseline of where I'm at.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-06-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,372
Posted By uwhusky
Thanks 1968BMW2800! That's basically the plan at...

Thanks 1968BMW2800! That's basically the plan at this point. Given the lease is not up until January and the deadline for me on this deal is mid-December, my friend doesn't feel a sense of urgency...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-06-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,372
Posted By uwhusky
Do you mean like something's wrong with the car? ...

Do you mean like something's wrong with the car? It has warranty left...at least a year, so that shouldn't be an issue for at least a year.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-05-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,372
Posted By uwhusky
Do you know how to check the rule in Utah?

Do you know how to check the rule in Utah?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-05-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,372
Posted By uwhusky
Thanks for all the replies. I live in Utah. ...

Thanks for all the replies.

I live in Utah. The car in question is a 2015 X6 3.5. I'm buying the car mostly for a year end tax write off (the 6k lb SUV rule). The X6 counts for that. However,...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-05-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,372
Posted By uwhusky
Makes sense. I know he can't sell me the car...

Makes sense.

I know he can't sell me the car but as the current leasee, I was hoping he could assign or transfer the right to purchase the car to me or simply tell the dealership I'm going to come...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-05-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,372
Posted By uwhusky
Purchasing Leased Car When I'm not the Leasee

A friend of mine has a leased 2015 X6 that is coming off lease in January 2018. He's going to sell me the car now but I have one concern mainly around sales tax.

Can he tell BMW Financial I'm...
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 10-30-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,272
Posted By uwhusky
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 10-30-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,426
Posted By uwhusky
Value of a 2015 X6 (Retail, Private, Lease Buyout)

A neighbor of mine is considering turning in his X6 off lease soon. It's a 2015 X6 35i fairly well equipped but missing a few of the really rare features. He's got 30k miles on it.

Experience...
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 10-30-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,272
Posted By uwhusky
VIN and Option Checking

If I have the VIN of a car, is there a website that can tell me the options the car came with (e.g. Cold Weather Package, Bang & Olufsen)?

If the owner doesn't know what he's got on it, how can I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By uwhusky
Sorry I can't help but my check engine light came...

Sorry I can't help but my check engine light came on today. 2008 535xi. How do I diagnose what the problem is? Is my only option to take it to the dealership?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,361
Posted By uwhusky
Thanks. Any recommendations on where to buy OEM...

Thanks. Any recommendations on where to buy OEM starters and bulbs?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-02-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,361
Posted By uwhusky
Xenon Headlight Flickering

On my 2004 X5 4.4i, I've recently seen the xenon headlights will flicker on and off. I don't know if it's the bulb or the starter or something like that. When I got out and looked, they were both...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-27-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By uwhusky
CCAT Test

Has anyone here had to take a CCAT test for a job you've applied for?

Did you study and practice and if so, how did you do it?
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