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The all new 2015 BMW X6 is the second generation luxury cross over. BMW referes to the X6 as a Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) as it combines the attributes of an SUV (high ground clearance, xDrive and all-weather ability) with the stance, styling and roof line shape of a coupe. The F16 BMW X6 is build side by side with the F15 X5 at BMW's BMW's Spartanburg, SC plant. Read all about the second generation BMW X6 here!

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Old 10-27-2018, 10:57 AM
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Wheel puncture and xdrive

I currently have an x6 with 30 miles on it. The front left tire is punctures and must be replaced. I heard many saying that since it is an xdrive system at least both front tires must be replaced. However being that it only been driving for 30 miles....can I just replace that 1 tire with identical model(I have the spare in the trunk came with the order)
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Old 10-27-2018, 11:54 AM
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Old 10-28-2018, 12:11 AM
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Thanks. Would i need to do a wheel balancing and wheel alignment
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Old 10-28-2018, 08:15 AM
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30 miles or 30k miles? If you have 30k miles and still have the original tires on the car/truck, you're close to being due for four new tires anyway. Buy a tread depth gauge ($3 at any auto parts store). Most new SUV tires have around 10/32nds inch of thread. Anything below 2/32nds inch is illegal in most places.

You don't say where you are. If you're in the U.S., Tire Rack likely has the exact tires that your car/truck came with in stock. For $30 they will shave a new tire down to the tread depth you specify. I had this done back in September. Brand new tires wear faster than old tires. So, you might want to get the new tire shave down to where it has only 1/32nd inch more tread than the other(s). Over the first few thousand miles, the new, shaved tire will wear faster and "catch up" to the older tires.

You have to balance a tire when it's installed. You only need an alignment if you are having drivability problems or uneven tire wear.
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Old 11-15-2018, 06:40 PM
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I had a nail going through the tire. My X6 came with Pirelli tires. Pirelli has 1 year road hazard warranty so the dealer replaced the tire and sent me a check when Pirelli refunded 100% of the tire cost. Check if your tire manufacturer has road hazard warranty. May of them do have it.

The dealer did not know about the Pirelli road hazard warranty so I had to print it out and show it to them.

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