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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,667
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
pitfalls?

I have a Camry Hybrid and X5 3.0sd plus X5 3.0si.
for some reason the BMWs were chosen by a dentist in my family and I am now maintaining them cos she liked them. Myself... an engineer... I would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,667
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Great POST! all in ine with my perception as...

Great POST! all in ine with my perception as expressed on this thread https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1107441
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,667
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
see this https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1107441

see this thread https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1107441
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,938
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
I would need to see VIN to actually find out what...

I would need to see VIN to actually find out what exact engine model there is to compare.
I have experience with N57N2 in EU made for BMW by Steyr factory in Austria.
Well... in US...avoid diesels...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,938
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Less reliable super expensive to mainatin

I have owned many cars including
X5 3.0si, with N52B30O engine no turbos
X5 3.0sd / X5 Xdrive 35d

with M57N2 engine. I fully agree with the Castle excellent post. The bias AGAINST DIESEL is SO...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,749
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Most AGMs I see do not allow adding water. Unlike...

Most AGMs I see do not allow adding water. Unlike non AGM lead acids...
Would you post a photo of the AGM with those holes? Absorbed Glass Matt is used on those.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,749
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Yeah... it sure knows a lot. How to screw it up...

Yeah... it sure knows a lot. How to screw it up as well. I am glad I got rid of
IBS sensor. It was the CAUSE of ALL issues. Typical for BMW tech. NO miraculous BMW IBS divinity Just IBS BS that was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,749
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Here is what I did when my X5 started current...

Here is what I did when my X5 started current leaking. I used ISTA to find out current leakage levels when parked. (I did several battery codings due to this, initially expecting it was the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,843
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Same thing happened to me once. 00A6CF: JBE...

Same thing happened to me once.

00A6CF: JBE AUC sensor (great idea is to remove the plastic cover ABOVE cabin air filters, remove sensor power supply, make sure contacts are clean and sensor...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,118
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Most of them are DPF/FAP related. In EU diesels...

Most of them are DPF/FAP related. In EU diesels are subject to fire sale all over.
Many cities forbid driving in with a diesel now. Those are no longer diesels
of reliability that could use...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,492
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
one weird question...should the engine be running...

one weird question...should the engine be running when doing the ISTA+ reset?
I am a bit worried if should the power go off or my battery discharge ...if I would land up in issues.

Guys I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,020
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Gary hit the nail on this. Precisely as he...

Gary hit the nail on this. Precisely as he posted. VW companies are soooo great ...
it took California to prove they LIE and cheat.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,492
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Already DID :-) Just wondering where that setting...

Already DID :-) Just wondering where that setting in ISTA is :-)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,020
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
GREAT POST. I am sure it will be augumented by...

GREAT POST. I am sure it will be augumented by "IMPARTIAL" evidence that

BMW are like this because they DRIVE better....LOL...

Compared to the precision with which electric drive Camry Hybrid...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,492
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
I am doing all I can not to have to lug it in...

I am doing all I can not to have to lug it in from US :-)

I see a manufacturer of parts in Spain is selling it as designed for Xdrive ATC transfer cases
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,020
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Great post Gary... warm cheers from the European...

Great post Gary... warm cheers from the European Union (while it lasts!) from a fellow American.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,118
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Really? ...

Really?

https://www.motor1.com/news/270027/diesel-sales-dropping-in-europe/
https://www.reuters.com/article/europe-diesel/european-diesel-car-sales-plummet-iea-idUSL8N1WS22L

I live in EU. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,118
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
I am glad you enjoyed it. The mileage of 50K...

I am glad you enjoyed it. The mileage of 50K miles....is not significant in my opinion yet.

In EU I am seeing E70 diesel used X5s on FIRE SALE because many cities even such car lobby ones like...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,749
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
see...by any chance if your suspension air bags...

see...by any chance if your suspension air bags are not leaking...if they did...I think pump would be starting and your battery will drain..i experienced that
and it was a real pain. Those cars if...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,020
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Thank you for a meaningful post. This is very...

Thank you for a meaningful post. This is very uncommon here where people have attacked me (a BMW owner) ad personam not once...multiple times.

Let me focus on examples:

1.when my cars...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
I did not know that...THANKS A TON

I did not know that...THANKS A TON
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
I am a toyota lover...my camry hybrid has just...

I am a toyota lover...my camry hybrid has just metal rubbing on discs to signal need for replacement...no need for overengineering simple stuff and 2 weird variants for same thing...
the Japanese...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
Brake sensors X5 E70 2007 3.0si N52N FE43

Front vs REAR...Are they SAME?
Parts number/substitutes are NOT SAME...photos looks same....
why the hell do those cars reinvent sensors for Front and Rear...
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,492
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
worst is no support from MOTUL

worst is no support from MOTUL
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,020
Posted By tadeusz.tomasze
I beg to differ...viciously... reliability...

I beg to differ...viciously... reliability wise.... with a BMW after 3 years...expect major issues and issues monthly...with toyota even 10y old...NONE
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