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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,705
Posted By regdfry
In reviewing Carly parameters that can be...

In reviewing Carly parameters that can be monitored, there is one called out as "Number of successful particle filter regenerations". Is this parameter incrementing with each of the attempted...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By regdfry
Sounds like something is shutting down when a...

Sounds like something is shutting down when a certain temp is reached. An overheating amplifier? Did you resolve the water issue?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 24,396
Posted By regdfry
I always hate to see this thread and the other...

I always hate to see this thread and the other driveshaft threads! Too many stories of this castastrophic event. I do believe there are dealerships that will make the inspection and repair, seek...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-11-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,305
Posted By regdfry
I'm just suggesting that riding around with the...

I'm just suggesting that riding around with the CEL present constantly would make you unable to see any new warning that would also cause a CEL to be displayed.

However, Hooper has suggested...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-11-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,305
Posted By regdfry
Roll the dice!!

Sure, sounds like $2.8k to the good:thumbup:

However, taking a gamble with the CEL aren't you? This could mask a more serious problem, and perhaps you simply keep driving obliviously and happily...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,754
Posted By regdfry
Carry a tire plug kit too!

Carry a tire plug kit too!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-08-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,744
Posted By regdfry
For the record, my 2011 35d 5/11 build is LCI...

For the record, my 2011 35d 5/11 build is LCI complete. Lights and all. Not exactly sure, but new bright angel eyes hit production starting about 4/11 builds, so was in some late 2011 model year...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-08-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,087
Posted By regdfry
Just make a setting to ignore that user! Then...

Just make a setting to ignore that user! Then you only see the nonsense when somebody quotes it. . . Please stop quoting that user. Like a child, without an audience that behavior will stop.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-07-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,041
Posted By regdfry
I think that video shows a problem, and even an...

I think that video shows a problem, and even an SA should be able to see that! GL

Have you tried pulling the gear shifter to the manual shifting position? If mine, AND NO WARRANTY, I'd take it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,210
Posted By regdfry
I'll be using the IGNORE feature on this user. ...

I'll be using the IGNORE feature on this user. Find it on the User CP

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/profile.php?do=ignorelist

It is easy!

Result looks like this, when he posts this is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 24,396
Posted By regdfry
I did the Indy inspection routine (no charge,...

I did the Indy inspection routine (no charge, good guys:thumbup:) and while on their lift I took photos. Those photos are posted on this thread...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 05-23-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,967
Posted By regdfry
You need to talk to VW. :) Really, I think...

You need to talk to VW. :)

Really, I think what you want to do might not be possible (or legal). Yes, you can delete the emissions stuff. However, I don't think a legitimate garage or mechainic...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-23-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By regdfry
Sounds like a great road trip:thumbup: Do you...

Sounds like a great road trip:thumbup: Do you use a radar detector?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-20-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,202
Posted By regdfry
Sounds like the OP OPTED TO "SUFFER THRU" six...

Sounds like the OP OPTED TO "SUFFER THRU" six years of ownership and is now kicking himself because he FAILED to remedy his buyers remorse situation for "so long". You have to wonder if this kind of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,822
Posted By regdfry
:thumbup:Yes. The user guide for the Carly App...

:thumbup:Yes. The user guide for the Carly App is NOT GOOD. I think we can agree on that!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By regdfry
If you hear whistling noise, search that out. ...

If you hear whistling noise, search that out. Likely problem area!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,822
Posted By regdfry
I purchased the Carly ADAPTER and App since I am...

I purchased the Carly ADAPTER and App since I am a buy and hold type, and like to have a good idea on what to talk to a forum or a mechanic about. Carly gives insight to the unique BMW Codes and the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,822
Posted By regdfry
The first Gen II adapter I purchased never worked...

The first Gen II adapter I purchased never worked with my X5, so returned to Amazon for a new one that did work. I attempted multiple / many times to establish a connection. Then, I communicated...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By regdfry
Dealer most likely hooked up a charger as Step...

Dealer most likely hooked up a charger as Step #1. . . and disconnected as the Final Step. I notice my dealer receipts indicate a charger is used for many procedures. One reason is to prevent...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By regdfry
Another potential source of water would be...

Another potential source of water would be clogged A/C condenser drain(s). I had a flood in an old Volvo wagon due to this.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,951
Posted By regdfry
I was under the impression that registering the...

I was under the impression that registering the battery, will essentially inform the "vehicle" that a new battery has been installed and that will reset the charging system to support the new battery...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-25-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By regdfry
Sensor detectin vs. Estimated wear

Actual brake pad wear is detected by sensors in the brake assembly. The idrive value is a guestimate entered by the last service person that did brake repair. Trust the sensor, have your mechanic...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By regdfry
OK, shoot!

OK, shoot!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 04-07-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,912
Posted By regdfry
It is under observation . . .

Well, to only have the passive tank drawn down by less than 1 liter over the last 5k miles leads me to believe the vehicle has completely stopped or greatly reduced DEF usage. I'll top off the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 04-07-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,912
Posted By regdfry
Please DO NOT ASSUME that this X5 averages 28...

Please DO NOT ASSUME that this X5 averages 28 MPG. Now, I do not track the mileage carefully, but the vehicle computer typically indicates 21 - 22 mpg per tank. It is "ball-park" close, as I...
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