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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-12-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,394
Posted By Milam
Sorry about your problems.

I have a 2018 X5 Diesel. So far, nothing. I will not replace the tires with runflats.

There is one complaint. The Blind Spot Warning indicator is hard to see and use. Of course, the 2019s are...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-19-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Milam
QSilver7 Thank you very much. I have a...

QSilver7

Thank you very much.
I have a friend who is a pretty decent mechanic.
I will send this to him.
I will let you know how it went.

The 2019 was brighter and much easier to see than...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-19-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Milam
Fix 2018 Blind Spot Indicators

I have a 2018 X5 with Blind Spot.
The indicators are hard to see at times.

Question?

Help Appreciated: I am thinking of ordering the 2019 mirrors for the X5. These are much brighter Blind...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 01-19-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Milam
Fixing Blind Spot Problems

I have a 2018 X5 with Blind Spot.
The indicator is hard to see at times.

Question?

Help Appreciated: I am thinking of ordering the 2019 mirrors for the X5. These are much brighter Blind...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 09-13-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By Milam
Coding a 2018 Diesel X5

Can you code a 2018 Diesel X5?

I am trying to improve the performance of the air-conditioning and the Blind Spot System.

Terrible air-conditioning
Cannot see the Blind Spot warning.

Any...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 09-13-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,690
Posted By Milam
Thank you Is there a coding change I could...

Thank you

Is there a coding change I could make on the 2008 X5 Diesel?

I have the equipment,
I have never coded the X5.


Can we change the programming on the airconditioning for more...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 09-11-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,690
Posted By Milam
I have a 2018 X5 Diesel. We live in...

I have a 2018 X5 Diesel.

We live in Oklahoma.

How do you get the airconditioning to cool properly?

Our i3 electric does a much better job.
Our Honda CNG with automatic temperature control,...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 09-11-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,121
Posted By Milam
We have several automobiles. An electric i3, a...

We have several automobiles.
An electric i3, a 2002 Suburban at the Buena Vista, Colorado airport.
And a CNG Honduras with automatic temperature control.
A 2007 Cirrus SR22 TN.

The electric i3,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 08-06-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,935
Posted By Milam
Help - improve

Is there anything that I can do to help improve my 2018 X5d Blind Spot System?

Brighter bulbs?
Coding?
New Mirrors?

Anything?

It is almost worthless during the day.
Otherwise, great...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 08-06-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,935
Posted By Milam
Is there anything that I can do to improve my...

Is there anything that I can do to improve my 2018 X5d Blind Spot Detection?

It is almost impossible to see during the day.

Brighter bulbs?
Coding?
New Mirrors?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 04-10-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,935
Posted By Milam
Gilly1964 I am considering removing the...

Gilly1964

I am considering removing the tint.

Problem: The X5 is Leased. That would be a problem,
when I turn it in.

Think ing of buying the lease out.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 04-10-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,935
Posted By Milam
Is there anyway to make the dim yellow light...

Is there anyway to make the dim yellow light bighter?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 04-04-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,935
Posted By Milam
The warning signals are steering wheel vibration...

The warning signals are steering wheel vibration and a very dim yellow light.

It is almost useless. It takes patience to take advantage of it.

Question: Is there any way to put in a brighter...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 03-31-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,008
Posted By Milam
I have a 2018 X5 Diesel. Love it Have also...

I have a 2018 X5 Diesel.
Love it

Have also had a MB Gl Diesel and a VW Touareg Diesel.
The Touareg was recalled due to the emission cheating scandal.

Yes, I am biased.

But I would go with...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 03-31-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By Milam
I have the updates for the NAV coming on thumb...

I have the updates for the NAV coming on thumb drive.
More expensive this way.
But a snap to do the update.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 03-31-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Milam
I have leased a 2018 X5 Diesel. Love the truck....

I have leased a 2018 X5 Diesel.
Love the truck.

Thinking of buying it outright.

Reluctant to own a BMW out of warranty.

Is the BMW Extended Warranty any good?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 03-31-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,935
Posted By Milam
I have a 2018 X5 Diesel. Love the truck. ...

I have a 2018 X5 Diesel.
Love the truck.
However, the Blind Spot is almost useless.

I am driving a 2019 X3 Loaner.
My X5 is in the shop awaiting a throttle sensor.
The Cruise Control went out....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-21-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By Milam
Thank you Doug and DESwiss for your help. I...

Thank you Doug and DESwiss for your help.

I am lucky, that this worked out so well.

/s/ Tom Milam, Jr.

Yes, the heater works great now.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-20-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By Milam
Update Just got the X5 back from the dealer....

Update

Just got the X5 back from the dealer.
They found a defective auxiliary heater unit.
I did not know that such a part existed.
Long story short, it fixed the problem

I am glad that it...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-03-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By Milam
When it does cool, it works extremely well. I do...

When it does cool, it works extremely well. I do not believe that the cooling system is weak.

I would guess, that the computer has a faulty sensor or control. The controls do not seem to be...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-03-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By Milam
I just checked the cooling system. It appears to...

I just checked the cooling system. It appears to be full and topped off.

No problems noted.

X5 has about 20,000 miles on it. It has been perfect otherwise.


I had a VW Touareg recalled...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 02-02-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By Milam
2018 X5 Diesel Air Conditioning

I have both a 2018 X5 and a 2017 i3.

The i3s airconditioning works great. Set the desired temperature and it works hard to make it happen.

The X5s is another story. It almost seems that the...
Forum: X7 (2019 - Current) 12-02-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,926
Posted By Milam
Diesel

Will the X7 have a Diesel Option?

If not, I will keep my X5 Diesel.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 09-18-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,226
Posted By Milam
I have an X5 Diesel. Love it. Was hoping...

I have an X5 Diesel.
Love it.

Was hoping to step up to a 2019 X5 Diesel with ACC.
Now, not sure what I will do.

Love the Diesel.
Hopefully they will keep an X5 Diesel in the mix.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 09-13-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,404
Posted By Milam
Problem: No more Diesel BMWs in the US

Problem:

No more Diesel BMWs in the US
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