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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-01-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,596
Posted By mart_dev
Sorry, no. I simply removed the motor from the...

Sorry, no. I simply removed the motor from the mirror and took it to an electronic component distributor in the city and they matched it up for me.

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-17-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,113
Posted By mart_dev
Possibly water getting into the ATC CONTROL...

Possibly water getting into the ATC CONTROL MODULE in the trunk. Bottom left corner next to battery. I had the identical symptoms and discovered a pool of water back there. That module is not water...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-12-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,769
Posted By mart_dev
I agree with Huza. Sure the soft touch adds to...

I agree with Huza. Sure the soft touch adds to the premium feel but it seems the stuff doesn't last much beyond the term of a standard motor plan. One of those things I guess.
I too, simply removed...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-04-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,795
Posted By mart_dev
From what I've read so far my advice would be to...

From what I've read so far my advice would be to walk away. Not because of what may or may not be wrong with the vehicle (by all accounts it would seem the appropriate repairs are being carried out),...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-26-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,512
Posted By mart_dev
Not sure this will be of any help since I drive...

Not sure this will be of any help since I drive an E70 but your explanation sounds remarkably similar to my fault.
Long story short; the ATC500 CONTROL MODULE (it is responsible for controlling the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-19-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,596
Posted By mart_dev
Old post I know but it came in handy last week. I...

Old post I know but it came in handy last week. I was able to side step the laborious tear-down of the mirror housing by simply prying the mirror itself off the motor assembly with a plastic pry...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-11-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,165
Posted By mart_dev
... And in fact that is exactly the advice...

... And in fact that is exactly the advice published by CARLY in their app (to keep the car running while performing any module coding).

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-10-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 76,847
Posted By mart_dev
Procedure for checking the bags I used to confirm...

Procedure for checking the bags I used to confirm mine were leaking even though it sometimes took days for the car to drop it's rear end (other times it would happen in less than 10 min). I used a...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-21-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 51,274
Posted By mart_dev
I have version 18.10 running on a Galaxy S4 with...

I have version 18.10 running on a Galaxy S4 with Android 5.0.1 nothing out of the ordinary to report. Perhaps the issue is specifically related to Android 5.0.2

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-31-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,104
Posted By mart_dev
I had those same faults (specifically handbrake...

I had those same faults (specifically handbrake and "ECU NOT PRESENT") When my ATC CONTROL UNIT took a swim due to leaky rubber glands in the boot lid (trunk lid). The fault was intermittent until...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-28-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By mart_dev
Very late reply and possibly not relevant but an...

Very late reply and possibly not relevant but an often overlooked "battery problem" is a tracker unit fitted years ago by a previous owner. The batteries on the average tracker doesn't last more than...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-16-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By mart_dev
Dension 500 but it's quite expensive and even...

Dension 500 but it's quite expensive and even used on ebay the sellers are more than a little optimistic...but I suppose that's all relative to what people are willing to fork over. Another brand is...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-16-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By mart_dev
Exactly correct...and also the reason for my...

Exactly correct...and also the reason for my question. As stated above, I am reluctant to tie myself into purchasing a product specific to ipod/iphone integration as it does seriously limit my...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-07-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By mart_dev
CD Changer in glovebox

Hi all. My car's CD changer has become almost unusable (often jams disks half in/half out when loading or ejecting - sometimes requires me having to remove disks manually by stripping the unit)....
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-28-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,788
Posted By mart_dev
Quick and easy to check for micro-leaks. Dilute...

Quick and easy to check for micro-leaks. Dilute dish washing liquid soap in a spray bottle and apply to both bags. The micro-leaks produce a uniform foam bead that follows the weave pattern of the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-12-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,168
Posted By mart_dev
Hi. I raised this topic last year when my dad...

Hi. I raised this topic last year when my dad bought me a few bottles to try out. Granted my DPF wasn't clogged at the time, nor has it been since, but I did notice that after travelling some...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-11-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,515
Posted By mart_dev
Appear to be McGaurd. My locknut socket grew legs...

Appear to be McGaurd. My locknut socket grew legs a while back and my local tire guy took a pic of the locknut and sent it off to the McGaurd importer here in South Africa and they supplied a...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-24-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,233
Posted By mart_dev
Haha. Can't imagine wading depth is all that...

Haha. Can't imagine wading depth is all that great since the suspension compressor air intake pipe doesn't sit all that high up but then again I doubt it was ever meant for more than the occasional...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-23-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 51,274
Posted By mart_dev
Yes, when I press the start/stop button to turn...

Yes, when I press the start/stop button to turn off the car, the door unlocks. I didn't originally code this feature using BMWhat. Rather, I activated it in the idrive. I always assumed it was a...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-23-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 51,274
Posted By mart_dev
My doors lock on pull-off (min speed allowable in...

My doors lock on pull-off (min speed allowable in BMWWhat) and driver's door unlocks when vehicle is turned off. Obviously the choice is yours if you wish to have all doors unlock once engine has...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-13-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,592
Posted By mart_dev
Ard, perhaps you've had enough time and money to...

Ard, perhaps you've had enough time and money to find one of those brands/types which don't exhibit the rapid wear and hard as rock characteristics common to run flats. I've been less fortunate....
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-13-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,592
Posted By mart_dev
It's a known fact that run flats do wear a lot...

It's a known fact that run flats do wear a lot quicker and are prone to tram lining as they wear. The latest crop are supposedly well improved over previous gen but it'll be a good few years before I...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-08-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,468
Posted By mart_dev
Wow, I'll put my hand up and say that much like...

Wow, I'll put my hand up and say that much like you I would never expect cruise control to be an option on a vehicle in this market segment...I do know of course that just about everything in, on, ...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-03-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,062
Posted By mart_dev
OP, did you check to see if your terminals were...

OP, did you check to see if your terminals were tightly fastened...I know its almost too remedial a question to ask but what if?
Wouldn't be cool of a technician to find that to be the fault and...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-01-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By mart_dev
I drive a 3.0D manufacture date 11/07 with no...

I drive a 3.0D manufacture date 11/07 with no problems of the sort.
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