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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By deroy
Welcome. You could start with explaining...

Welcome.

You could start with explaining the actual problem you have. This thread is just about part numbers.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 148
Posted By deroy
Yes spark plugs makes somewhat sense. Why not. ...

Yes spark plugs makes somewhat sense. Why not.

Just oil shows are not conclusive of PCV issues. I'm no expect but I would expect idle issues, a good puff of smoke from the exhaust after (hot)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 02:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 148
Posted By deroy
@3. RU sure the spark plugs need to come out? On...

@3. RU sure the spark plugs need to come out? On most bimmers they don’t. Just the coils. You risk dropping stuf down the cylinders.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-15-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 542
Posted By deroy
Designed by aliens??

“We all” as in pluralis maiestatis? Then I’m with you.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-15-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 542
Posted By deroy
You may want to re read your OP and your second...

You may want to re read your OP and your second post. You came in with a bazooka with barely an actual question. Just a rant.

Whatever more reasonable posts came from your fingertips after that,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-15-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By deroy
I sure get the particles story. But on top,...

I sure get the particles story. But on top, doesn’t the oil itself “wear” or shear down to a different viscosity over time? Like engine oil? Or is that not so much an issue in a transmission. And all...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-14-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 542
Posted By deroy
Designed by aliens??

The sensor does not detect condensation. It detects windscreen temp. Then based on a few more inputs the system calculates if the fogging up point is approaching and takes preventive action. Not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-14-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 542
Posted By deroy
Maybe 2013s are different. Or there’s gunk in...

Maybe 2013s are different. Or there’s gunk in your ac switch. Interesting.

The ac compressor is a solenoid type and can be turned on low compression or even off by the system in certain...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-14-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 542
Posted By deroy
Then choose! Sell, or keep and don't complain....

Then choose! Sell, or keep and don't complain. This is what you bought.

You're sure it's actually the AC coming on? I had heater control valves failed closed, so no hot air in cold weather.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-13-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 542
Posted By deroy
OP wants control. Next I will suggest to disable...

OP wants control. Next I will suggest to disable abs so he can control stopping power and remove injectors and install carburators with a choke valve so he can control the air fuel ratio manually...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-13-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 542
Posted By deroy
Pull the plug of the condensation sensor on the...

Pull the plug of the condensation sensor on the windscreen behind the cover of the base of the rear view mirror. That’ll stop your bimmer helping you prevent a fogged up windscreen

Actually;...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-13-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 542
Posted By deroy
To dry the air. Verzonden vanaf mijn...

To dry the air.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By deroy
Why the exact number? It fits 20 odd moving boxes...

Why the exact number? It fits 20 odd moving boxes or one not too big 2 seater sofa. That’s enough info for me.

Btw, 3rd row or not makes no difference. That space is for the spare when no 3rd row...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By deroy
Some thread damage drive flange hub

You have access from behind? Maybe screwing a bolt in in the other direction straightens the threads out again.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,599
Posted By deroy
Bummer. Sorry... Verzonden vanaf mijn...

Bummer. Sorry...



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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By deroy
The mechatronics sleeve is at the rear, passenger...

The mechatronics sleeve is at the rear, passenger side of the transmission.

The oil you see could also come from the oil pan gasket section inside the bell housing. Also a lange job to fix, but a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By deroy
Check the vacuum pump too. Maybe its just that. ...

Check the vacuum pump too. Maybe its just that.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By deroy
When engaging drive from from park the torque...

When engaging drive from from park the torque converter gets most of the burden. In N or P both parts where spinning freely, in drive the tranny side of the torque converter is stopped and fluid is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-04-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By deroy
2011 50i should be an n63. That prolly explains. ...

2011 50i should be an n63. That prolly explains.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-04-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By deroy
OP should not. Let me continue; .. leading...

OP should not. Let me continue;

.. leading to previous owner giving up and trading in the car, leading to car being bought by OP without decent PPI, leading to OP posting "metal debris in new...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-04-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By deroy
2011 BMW X5 Xdrive50i "Engine Malfunction: Reduced power mode"

Not really from what I’ve read; injector imbalance leading to a rich mix in one cylinder, leading to oil dilution with fuel, leading to accelerated engine wear, leading to metal flakes in the oil.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By deroy
Here’s more advice: ...

Here’s more advice:

https://www.behavioraleconomics.com/resources/mini-encyclopedia-of-be/sunk-cost-fallacy/


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By deroy
No you cannot trust them. “Trust is good, control...

No you cannot trust them. “Trust is good, control is better” The SA has two tasks; to sell you service (or cover up bad service) and to keep you from talking to a tech.

The least you can do is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By deroy
2011 BMW X5 Xdrive50i "Engine Malfunction: Reduced power mode"

Double post


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By deroy
Selling might be an idea to keep in mind, but a...

Selling might be an idea to keep in mind, but a second opinion from a bmw knowledgable indy and for this forum: at least a list of the bmw specific fault codes would be fist on my to do list.
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