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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-15-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By jyeh74
Just getting brand new tires. On a non staggered...

Just getting brand new tires. On a non staggered setup, I always rotate tires every 5k miles. On my staggered setup, shop is saying left to right is up to owner's discretion but they don't see...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-09-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By jyeh74
Hey guys, so I've heard two sides to the story...

Hey guys, so I've heard two sides to the story for staggered tires. Do you guys still rotate them left to right for the front and left a right on the rear? Some folks recommend doing it and some...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-22-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By jyeh74
It is a 6 cylinder gas xdrive35i

It is a 6 cylinder gas xdrive35i
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-22-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By jyeh74
The red warning literally came on a few seconds...

The red warning literally came on a few seconds right after the yellow warning came on. I went home and left the car there for 3 hrs. Then I just drove it down the hill to pick up some groceries...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-22-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By jyeh74
On iDrive there will be nothing that says "water...

On iDrive there will be nothing that says "water pump". It only gives a yellow drive gently warning or a red pull over warning. As said above there should be a code that will be water pump related....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-22-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By jyeh74
So you think water pump is about to fail? Is the...

So you think water pump is about to fail? Is the warning lights supposed to specifically say "water pump" or just "engine overheat"?Is the water pump expensive to replace?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-22-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By jyeh74
Engine overheat light came on

So strange today when the warning light randomly came on. It said to immediately pull over as the engine is too hot. I pulled over and checked for anything peculiar but there were no fumes coming...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 359
Posted By jyeh74
Twh, just doing flush of coolant every 2 years...

Twh, just doing flush of coolant every 2 years and filling with new one.


What work are you doing? Changing the water pump or radiator or thermostat? My N52 experiences have been you'll need a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 359
Posted By jyeh74
Hi Markst, Conversion calculator is showing...

Hi Markst,

Conversion calculator is showing 2.8 gallons = 10.6 liters

So buy about 1.4 gallons (5.3 liters)

Are you one of the ones that stick to BMW coolant only?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 359
Posted By jyeh74
Coolant capacity for E70 xdrive35i

Do you guys know how much coolant to buy (sold by 1 gallon) for e70 xdrive35i ?

Is BMW coolant the only one you'd use? If so, why doesn't something like Peak or Prestone coolant work?

$25 on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By jyeh74
Is bmw brake fluid (sold by one gallon) really...

Is bmw brake fluid (sold by one gallon) really better than Motul RBF 600 (sold by 500 ml) or ATE (not sure difference between TYP200 vs SL.6)

How much do we need for each brake flush?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By jyeh74
The Mann comes with two filters. There are two...

The Mann comes with two filters. There are two total.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By jyeh74
no[/QUOTE] I change the cabin air filter in...

no[/QUOTE]

I change the cabin air filter in the engine bay every two years. How long do you guys change the recirculation air filter?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By jyeh74
I found it. The recirculation filter (not BMW...

I found it. The recirculation filter (not BMW genuine part) is here

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw-cabin-air-filter-corteco-64319194098

Do we really have to change this one every 2...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By jyeh74
Cabin air filter near passenger footwell

I have a 2013 x5 xdrive35i. I know we have two cabin air filters for our E70. I usually buy this one for the one located in the engine bay....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-10-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 778
Posted By jyeh74
has anyone used or heard of Pentosin synthetic...

has anyone used or heard of Pentosin synthetic oil? They sell it at rock auto. See attached.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-09-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 778
Posted By jyeh74
Ok, does anyone have a E70 xdrive 35i which is...

Ok, does anyone have a E70 xdrive 35i which is the inline turbo 6 cyclinder gas car? Close to 100k miles. Did you guys ever experience top offs between oil changes (I'm doing every 7500 miles)? I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-07-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 778
Posted By jyeh74
I checked my logs. Oil change was done in July 2...

I checked my logs. Oil change was done in July 2 about two months ago, and since then, I have driven 3k miles. It asked for 1 quart of additional oil. First time this warning light turned on. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-07-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 778
Posted By jyeh74
I guess there's really no way to tell for sure...

I guess there's really no way to tell for sure unless I use a dipstick. Could be the sensor or could just be an old car. Define old though. My car took the 1 quart without overfilling. And the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-07-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 778
Posted By jyeh74
I do not change my oil. I get my oil changed at...

I do not change my oil. I get my oil changed at a local Indy shop. I do NOT get my oil changed at Pep Boys. I went to Pep Boys to buy the 1qt of 5w-40 Castrol oil so I could top it off. The Pep...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-07-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 778
Posted By jyeh74
I'll have to get a checked out. At first glance I...

I'll have to get a checked out. At first glance I don't see any oil leaks. It's very peculiar.

Attached is the picture of the warning.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-07-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 778
Posted By jyeh74
At what point do you have to start monitoring...

At what point do you have to start monitoring your oil to top off?

I change my oil every 7500 miles. I never had a problem between oil change cycles. I just changed my oil a couple months ago and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By jyeh74
I had them check this because that's what...

I had them check this because that's what google said was the cause. Gasket is fine. No oil leaks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By jyeh74
I should clarify. It smells like something...

I should clarify. It smells like something burning.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By jyeh74
Stinky smell

I have about 85k miles on my 13 e70. I recently smelled this stinky sensation every time after I drive, and pull into the garage and turn off the car. I took it to the shop and they couldn't...
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