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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum Yesterday, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,434
Posted By ard
Just FYI...thread is seven years old. And the OP...

Just FYI...thread is seven years old. And the OP was last here on the forum- ANYWHERE- over 3 years ago.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-27-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,437
Posted By ard
Yes. $99. give or take But make sure...

Yes. $99. give or take



But make sure you get it done right:


https://www.bimmerfest.com/threads/wow-was-my-alignment-off.668729/
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-27-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By ard
Might help? ...

Might help?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSbcKrBsJ-o


GL, report back!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-24-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By ard
JBE looks like a common component. AC and read...

JBE looks like a common component. AC and read hatch on one fuse. But all 3 controlled via JBE
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-21-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By ard
Correction: **YOUR** homelink transmitter is...

Correction: **YOUR** homelink transmitter is weak. Your sample size of n=1 supports only this conclusion.
:cool:


Id say look at your antenna/module. I havent looked at this before, so...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-19-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By ard
140k on mine. Fluid changes, brakes, tires. ...

140k on mine. Fluid changes, brakes, tires.


Some stuff under warranty early on, otherwise fine.


Now, my 2010 (same E70 X5d) was lemoned due to emissions crap.


Just feels like they...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-18-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By ard
Im just speaking to the source of "BMW parts". ...

Im just speaking to the source of "BMW parts". The only people that get BMW parts wjholesale from BMWNA or BMWAG are licensed BMW dealerships.

BMWNA doesnt wholesale them on the internet...nor...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-17-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By ard
EVERYONE buys their "BMW parts" from a BMW...

EVERYONE buys their "BMW parts" from a BMW dealer, one way or the other.


Glad it worked out
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-16-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By ard
Tough one. So how far is 'CDA' from...

Tough one.


So how far is 'CDA' from Lansing? If its Coeur d'alene, then a weekend with dad aint happening.....


I have a D- no E pump-... but my recollection is the going rate is around...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-12-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,852
Posted By ard
Id focus on getting the car FIXED first. ...

Id focus on getting the car FIXED first.


Worry about soundproofing the engine later. Honestly Ive read perhaps 350,000 posts on X5s over the years and only one asking how to soundproof the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-12-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By ard
Nice car. But ya know a brown bear...

Nice car.



But ya know a brown bear snuck into the back, right?


;)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-07-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By ard
Probably an alignment issue. You need to align...

Probably an alignment issue. You need to align it.

;)

Www.newtis.info might have something on that
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-06-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,670
Posted By ard
FWIW. Used to be 2 years 24k miles. Back in the...

FWIW. Used to be 2 years 24k miles. Back in the day. Most BMW invoices used to have printing in a watermark on the back of the pages, so any repair included the standard language on it. Not sure...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-05-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By ard
I recommend a film. Without it they will decline...

I recommend a film. Without it they will decline much more rapidly than when new
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-30-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By ard
And the shop has no visual evidence of any prior...

And the shop has no visual evidence of any prior bodywork to that car?!? Fittings not OEM, labels not original, not in the right place...vacuum hose labels look like they were re-applied, etc etc?
...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-30-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By ard
For "FM and AM"???? ;)

For "FM and AM"????


;)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-30-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By ard
Sad. Phill, I linked newtis.... let me...

Sad.


Phill, I linked newtis.... let me find some stuff to start. You should navigate yourself for your specific car/model.


...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-27-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By ard
I get a lot of hits on "BMW" and "A6D0" and...

I get a lot of hits on "BMW" and "A6D0" and "Code"


Dont restrict it to E70s....same codes and parts used in MANY different BMWs.

GL
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-23-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By ard
hmmm. "self, make note" ;)

hmmm. "self, make note"


;)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-21-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By ard
Yes, although I havent tracked revisions so not...

Yes, although I havent tracked revisions so not sure if there are any later ones.


Importantly, if you read ANY of them you will (hopefully) understand the principles at play, and better assess...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-21-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By ard
https://www.bmwusa.com/explore/bmw-value/bmw-ultim...

https://www.bmwusa.com/explore/bmw-value/bmw-ultimate-service/service-and-warranty-books.html


ATF and other gearbox fluids are due now. Transfer and diff.


Mike Miller did a famous white...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-20-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By ard
Is there a question? Kuwait...lots of non...

Is there a question?

Kuwait...lots of non EU, non-US cars have odd factory configurations. Take your vin and plug it into a decoder to see what it was built with.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-19-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By ard
When did you service the ATF?

When did you service the ATF?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-19-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By ard
consider looking at the Diesel subforum over on...

consider looking at the Diesel subforum over on Bimmerfest as well.


Buying a code reader or computer that has BMW specific codes is highly recommended. Especially with diesels that may not be...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-18-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,128
Posted By ard
Very interesting. Depressing too. Sometimes...

Very interesting. Depressing too. Sometimes these little leaks, cracks, broken hoses are a total PITA to find!
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