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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-29-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,018
Posted By cravin
I traded my X in for a Chevy and have been very...

I traded my X in for a Chevy and have been very happy with the decision. Pretty sure that car was going to spontaneously combust. To the OP, get out
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-08-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,071
Posted By cravin
Oh man, where to start. BMW makes massive amount...

Oh man, where to start. BMW makes massive amount of revenue off of the service and parts on their vehicles. If you are strapped for cash, this is not the brand for you. At a good independent shop,...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-05-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,043
Posted By cravin
You may have seen my post about me getting out of...

You may have seen my post about me getting out of mine.

For me, it wasn't a money decision. I just dropped over $5k into getting a new rear differential and axles and another $500 for the coolant...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-31-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By cravin
You all are missing my point. I lost all trust in...

You all are missing my point. I lost all trust in the car. When the rear differential shredded, that was the beginning of the end for me. Figure the $5k I spent on that two months ago, then I had to...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-30-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By cravin
Car had 115k on it. Trust me that your cousin...

Car had 115k on it. Trust me that your cousin wanted no part of this car. Lots of costly repairs would have been in the near future. Oil leaking out of every orifice, tranny is leaking fluid, the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-29-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By cravin
So long, farewell

I've had a good run but the car has now broken me. I drove the fam down to DC to go to the museums during the break. Check engine comes on in Maryland and since there is a good dealership in fair fax...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-20-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By cravin
I'm not dealing with BMW. My Indy told me about...

I'm not dealing with BMW. My Indy told me about the $400 core charge. Just another $400 that I'm not wiling to spend to satisfy curiosity
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-20-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By cravin
I asked my mechanic to call me when he has it off...

I asked my mechanic to call me when he has it off the car and on the pallet so that I can take some pictures of the inside from th axle mounts. I will not be digging my hands in there as there are...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-19-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By cravin
They won't. To get the reman diff from bmw, you...

They won't. To get the reman diff from bmw, you have to send the unit back intact so that they can reman it or bmw charges you an extra $400
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-19-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By cravin
Found the left and right rear axles in...

Found the left and right rear axles in Connecticut that should be at my mechanic by Thursday for $600. Better than the $1050 each that BMW charges
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-19-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By cravin
I did not. I was going to, but my mechanic...

I did not. I was going to, but my mechanic strongly recommended that I do not because it could kick loose some gunk and cause bad things. On this one, I'm pretty sure that fluids didn't come into...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-19-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By cravin
115k miles

115k miles
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-19-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By cravin
going to definitely try to find some used axles. ...

going to definitely try to find some used axles. The diff on the other hand seems to be impossible to find.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-19-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By cravin
RD fully shredded and stripped the axles

RD fully shredded and stripped the axles
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-19-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By cravin
Loud clunk = pain

Was making a simple right hand turn on a local road and hear a LOUD clunk from the back of the car. Coast to the side of the road, have it towed and the rear diff blew. Rear diff + axles will be...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-11-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,325
Posted By cravin
I can't get my 08 to program with the liftmaster...

I can't get my 08 to program with the liftmaster unit either. Going to order the repeater from Amazon as it's easy to return if that doesn't fix it.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-28-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,219
Posted By cravin
The fuel pump relay is a green 2 inch cube...

The fuel pump relay is a green 2 inch cube located in the trunk of the car. Open the trunk, on right hand side, there will be a panel that you can pull off. Lift the sponge cover and it will be...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-12-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,207
Posted By cravin
Whenever the sensors decide that they need it,...

Whenever the sensors decide that they need it, you'll hear the compressor on the passenger side of the vehicle providing air. If you pick up some people and they get in the back seat, you'll hear...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-11-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,207
Posted By cravin
Self leveling suspension doesn't have a button....

Self leveling suspension doesn't have a button. You either have it or don't
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-01-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By cravin
I chuckled and hate you now

I chuckled and hate you now
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-30-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By cravin
Premium Sound, all sources. I tried blasting the...

Premium Sound, all sources. I tried blasting the volume and then left the car overnight and it seems to have resolved itself. Another electrical gremlin I figure.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-29-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By cravin
Loss of treble up front

Turned on my car and it sounded like the sound was only coming from the back and that the bass was cranked. I played around and moved the balance to the front, and there's sound, but sounds like...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-12-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By cravin
Nope. They're both leaking. Fix ASAP before you...

Nope. They're both leaking. Fix ASAP before you blow your compressor.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-20-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,927
Posted By cravin
The airbags are only in the rear.

The airbags are only in the rear.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-11-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,925
Posted By cravin
Guessing they're not gonna cover it, huh? I'd go...

Guessing they're not gonna cover it, huh? I'd go Indy over stealership any day
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