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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-28-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Skyline
Thanks for the info. I appreciate your...

Thanks for the info. I appreciate your assistance.

Any further idea on the problem I've been having with the high beams becoming non-functional after the headlights have been on for a while?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-27-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Skyline
So what is HBA exactly?

So what is HBA exactly?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-26-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Skyline
I don't think so, but I don't really know. How...

I don't think so, but I don't really know. How can I tell from looking at the car?

From a VIN decoder in the section on lighting:

S508A Park Distance Control PDC S563A Makeup mirror...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-25-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Skyline
What's HBA?

What's HBA?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-25-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Skyline
Well so far no anomalies. However I found out...

Well so far no anomalies. However I found out this evening that it did NOT fix my high beam issues. I guess I did not drive long enough to overheat whatever is causing my high beam problem.

Any...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-24-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Skyline
Actually it worked perfectly, and solved my high...

Actually it worked perfectly, and solved my high beam issues. So is the FRM actually programmed by the technician, or does the programming vary based on the BMW part number/model of the FRM? Based on...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-24-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Skyline
I just received a used FRM from eBay. I'll...

I just received a used FRM from eBay. I'll install it later today. It has exactly the same part number as the existing one, and I'm hoping no programming is needed.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-19-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Skyline
This weekend, I removed the FRM, and used contact...

This weekend, I removed the FRM, and used contact enhancer (Stabilant 22,) on all the pins and sockets. This did NOT help my issue.

One thing I have noticed is that having the headlights on for...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-16-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Skyline
I know how these projectors work with the moving...

I know how these projectors work with the moving shield, etc. When they work, they work fine. But as of recently, about half the time, they don't work at all. And whether they are working or not, I...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-16-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Skyline
Thanks for the response. Both lights fail...

Thanks for the response.

Both lights fail to activate.

What's WDS?

What would you recommend as the next step in terms of diagnosis/repair?

The last time I had access to a...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-06-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Skyline
First of all, thanks for the response. ...

First of all, thanks for the response.

What's an FRM code?

Using my little Schwaben scan tool, I get only three codes on the car. One for the Comfort Access rear antenna, (the connector is...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-06-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Skyline
High Beam Issue

Hello all;

I'm having problems with non-operational high beams. The problem seems to come and go, but very often, my high beams don't work at all. Even when they are not working, the high beam...
Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 08-14-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By Skyline
Yes. Still available. Just send me a PM if...

Yes. Still available. Just send me a PM if interested.
Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 07-12-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By Skyline
Bump

Bump
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-30-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,657
Posted By Skyline
Bluetooth for music will deliver far inferior...

Bluetooth for music will deliver far inferior sound quality compared to a plug in cable.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-30-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,657
Posted By Skyline
You can. I have an iPhoneX, no USB, and mine...

You can. I have an iPhoneX, no USB, and mine works. I bought an adapter from the Apple store that plugs into the phone and has two inputs; a mini phono and a lightning. The mini phono goes to the Aux...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-27-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,657
Posted By Skyline
One note for you iTunes users. If you download...

One note for you iTunes users. If you download songs from Apple, and don't pay for the extra bitrate, if you play them in your car they will sound like crap. If your original source of music is a CD,...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-27-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,660
Posted By Skyline
I just pealed it all off, and left it plain black...

I just pealed it all off, and left it plain black plastic. Looks fine.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-23-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,916
Posted By Skyline
The seal for the oil cooler hose. Also, take a...

The seal for the oil cooler hose. Also, take a very good look at your motor mounts. And if you have not done this recently on your car, all the coolant hoses, especially the heater hoses that are...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-18-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,704
Posted By Skyline
Makes sense. I was at similar oil consumption to...

Makes sense. I was at similar oil consumption to you, but I drive in city traffic pretty frequently, and I was becoming a nuisance to other drivers in stop-and-go traffic, so I had to do the valve...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-18-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,704
Posted By Skyline
If you're doing the coolant transfer pipe, it...

If you're doing the coolant transfer pipe, it absolutely means you should do the water pump at the same time. Age and mileage says you should also replace every hose attached to the pump as well.
...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-13-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,090
Posted By Skyline
The way this cleaner works is that you shut off...

The way this cleaner works is that you shut off the fuel pump, and run the car on the pure solvent. The kit comes with a book that will tell you the pressure to set the device valve at, so you're...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-13-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,916
Posted By Skyline
I've heard some yards will pay for labor for the...

I've heard some yards will pay for labor for the second go-around if the engine is no good.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-12-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,916
Posted By Skyline
I know hindsight is always 20-20, and I post this...

I know hindsight is always 20-20, and I post this only to show others who may not be aware of this technique, but I thought I would post a link to the one tool that could have saved a massive amount...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-12-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,916
Posted By Skyline
I'd take a good look at the motor mounts while...

I'd take a good look at the motor mounts while the engine is out as well.
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