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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By TroubledGnome
No kidding. If all I ever did was my 18 mile...

No kidding. If all I ever did was my 18 mile commute to work i don't think I'd ever complete that.

Of course my commute to work now involves walking out to the deck and turning on my laptop.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,655
Posted By TroubledGnome
I never dug into it, but I think NOx reset my be...

I never dug into it, but I think NOx reset my be one of the longest readiness codes to set. When I replaced my NOx sensors and reset the adaption It was some time before I saw the readiness code set...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By TroubledGnome
Pull the head or attempt to drill and tap the...

Pull the head or attempt to drill and tap the broken part remaining and fashion a puller.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By TroubledGnome
FYI, with no subscription or retrofit. It will...

FYI, with no subscription or retrofit. It will still call 911.


Don't ask ; )
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-14-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By TroubledGnome
Nope, I replaced mine last winter. It's just plug...

Nope, I replaced mine last winter. It's just plug and play.

I did see a long span in the next regen, but it did finally run one.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,332
Posted By TroubledGnome
I believe you also will not get any of the...

I believe you also will not get any of the transmissions adaptive features related to towing without the coding done.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By TroubledGnome
Was that quote from a dealer or independent...

Was that quote from a dealer or independent mechanic?

Here is the replacement procedure, doesn't look that hateful.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By TroubledGnome
Nope, you'll need something a little more...

Nope, you'll need something a little more powerful.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By TroubledGnome
Do you or did you have that code?

Do you or did you have that code?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By TroubledGnome
Lots have, do a search for experiences that were...

Lots have, do a search for experiences that were posted.

Instructions here.

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e70-x5-xdrive35d-sav/repair-manuals/27-transfer-box/27-00-transfer-box/
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By TroubledGnome
Here is the service bulletin for the E90 M57...

Here is the service bulletin for the E90 M57 diesel.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 934
Posted By TroubledGnome
It hasn't been built yet.

It hasn't been built yet.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By TroubledGnome
Is it though? I thought this was a completely new...

Is it though? I thought this was a completely new one as in they F'd it up again.

I've had my drivers airbag replaced twice now and the passenger side once. I was under the impression that the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By TroubledGnome
Can't you just unpair it? in i-drive ...

Can't you just unpair it?

in i-drive

telephone -> bluetooth -> highlight your sons phone -> open options -> remove phone from list
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-06-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By TroubledGnome
Isn't 9319 a fuel tank level sender code? ...

Isn't 9319 a fuel tank level sender code?

The A6D1 code is related to the auxiliary waterpump that runs the rest heat feature.

Neither are related to your active and passive tanks.

I only...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-18-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By TroubledGnome
There's also the audio upgrade forum. ...

There's also the audio upgrade forum.

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=53
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By TroubledGnome
I think BMW is backpedaling in their earlier...

I think BMW is backpedaling in their earlier recommendation of a cleaning service done by them if unable to run a regen cycle.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By TroubledGnome
I've started ordering it online due to having the...

I've started ordering it online due to having the same issues finding it in local stores. Some stock it but not reliably enough for me to count on it being there when I need it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By TroubledGnome
Do a search here in this forum for SSD...

Do a search here in this forum for SSD replacement. A few have replaced their failed drives with SSD. You might find some helpful info there one what you would need to do with your replacement drive.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By TroubledGnome
It's been posted here several times, but bmw pnpc...

It's been posted here several times, but bmw pnpc does a good job of quick checking prices. You'll also see that a few dealers have accepted the digital age and their prices are competitive. My local...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By TroubledGnome
I've used a section of PVC or cardboard tube to...

I've used a section of PVC or cardboard tube to locate odd sounds from an engine bay in the past.

The intermittent nature of the sound seems like there are two rotation objects. Like a rod...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By TroubledGnome
The barrier that lets water leak onto those...

The barrier that lets water leak onto those cylinders degrades and becomes brittle. It is a pretty common replacement item. Parts #10 & #14 bellow.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By TroubledGnome
I can't really tell from your post if it was...

I can't really tell from your post if it was working correctly when you purchased the car. If so has any work been done on the car that would lead to a location to start looking.

You can poke...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-02-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,826
Posted By TroubledGnome
Pretty much this. I liked having his wisdom...

Pretty much this.

I liked having his wisdom here and don't get how he was perceived as a bully unless someone didn't like being wrong or was way to thin skinned.

There have been way worse bmw...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,433
Posted By TroubledGnome
This sounds like one of those double suck jobs....

This sounds like one of those double suck jobs. Certainly tedious enough that you'd prefer to just pay someone else to do it, but detailed enough that I'd likely not trust anyone to put it back...
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