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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-27-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By BMTouring
little service flap, behind it dangles a...

little service flap, behind it dangles a connector to the optical cable. Here the service computer can be directly connected/merged into the fiberoptic ring that transports all data through the car. ...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-26-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By BMTouring
Thanks very much for that tip! I...

Thanks very much for that tip!



I have used one that worked with the workshop's airpressure and that worked quite well but could only hold one litre so that's 6 -7 times refilling with all...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-26-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By BMTouring
what pump can you recommend?

what pump can you recommend?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-26-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 120,060
Posted By BMTouring
Sold it. Unreliable money pit. ...

Sold it.



Unreliable money pit.



But it was fun while it lasted.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-19-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 120,060
Posted By BMTouring
what windshield do you have, the coated one? That...

what windshield do you have, the coated one? That probably reduces or blocks the GPS reception. Try it outside for a moment and see what happens.
Forum: X3 (F25) Forum 04-18-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,676
Posted By BMTouring
forgot to mention: OEM DAB antenna is in the...

forgot to mention: OEM DAB antenna is in the sharkfin, not the windows.
Forum: X3 (F25) Forum 04-18-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By BMTouring
The transfer case oil replacement is a good thing...

The transfer case oil replacement is a good thing to do. It's not expensive and not difficult. Get the right oil from bmw, drain it, fill it, reset it (so the car knows when to shout at you for...
Forum: X5 (F15) Forum 04-18-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By BMTouring
afaik the seats do not need any bus connection...

afaik the seats do not need any bus connection unless you want to use the memory function.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-18-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,050
Posted By BMTouring
you're welcome. I doubt that there is front air...

you're welcome. I doubt that there is front air suspension at all, perhaps he referred to active suspension?


The vin on the windshield is one, on the internet has quite a bit bigger reach. Up to...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-18-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,050
Posted By BMTouring
Please remove the whole VIN (this can be used for...

Please remove the whole VIN (this can be used for theft, fraud and whatnot), only the last 7 characters are needed for the list (google bmw vin decoder to get several sites where you can do that)

...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-17-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,050
Posted By BMTouring
can you pull the options list with the VIN and...

can you pull the options list with the VIN and find that code/description? I can't find anything other than self-leveling height that refers to the air suspension and it does not even mention the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-17-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By BMTouring
the light always comes on, even if there's no...

the light always comes on, even if there's no cooling/drying due to too low ambient temp, no cool air due to too low gas content or other failures. The light just tells you that 'should all be well,...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-17-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By BMTouring
afaik those level sensors send their signals and...

afaik those level sensors send their signals and these are used for both functions.



You might want to simply disconnect the rods for testing what's going on. Obviously there will be no...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-16-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,475
Posted By BMTouring
realized it when I sent it :) The...

realized it when I sent it :)




The position of the lights knob and its effect on the lock/unlock lights is new to me. Will test tomorrow.
In I-drive I can change that setting for locking...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-16-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By BMTouring
'glue' it into place with the same stuff you use...

'glue' it into place with the same stuff you use for the nooks and crannys where the gasket needs a little help. Dibond/flexible gasket, that stuff. Not too much of course, just to keep it in place...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-16-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,475
Posted By BMTouring
Good work (what was LD?) on the coding. ...

Good work (what was LD?) on the coding.



In an earlier post you asked about a feature (lights on/off at opening/closing) that dissapeared.



This may happen as well when you use key...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-15-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By BMTouring
Here is the ZF source (https://webcat.zf.com/) ...

Here is the ZF source (https://webcat.zf.com/)


combined with your VIN-search for the correct name like you apparently did, you can find the right pan (and kit) OEM number for you car. THen you...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-15-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,475
Posted By BMTouring
Well done with the coding, take it step by step...

Well done with the coding, take it step by step and one issue/wish after another. Going fast confuses as you can't keep track of what resulted in a different behaviour and what did not. Some things...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-14-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By BMTouring
Tried it today: window down, key on the center...

Tried it today: window down, key on the center console, close the door: put finger on the handle. Nothing. No lock, no sound, simply nothing.



however, with the fob inside as above, closed...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-13-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By BMTouring
I have to fobs, and did not know this. So I'm...

I have to fobs, and did not know this. So I'm going to test this right away. A thousand antennas inside and outside to prevent this and still possible? wow.


Apart from that, there is (was on the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-12-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By BMTouring
If you follow the procedure from ZF, you also...

If you follow the procedure from ZF, you also fill the torque converter, that one is causing the differences in fluid you take out and put in.

To be more than sure, you can do the whole procedure...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-12-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,327
Posted By BMTouring
here are the components of the remote: ...

here are the components of the remote:



LINKto newtis (https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e70-x5-4.8i-sav/wiring-functional-info/body/locking-security-functions/remote-key/1VnXkwl1kz)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-12-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,475
Posted By BMTouring
You're doing it right: don't change stuff at...

You're doing it right: don't change stuff at random to see what happens. Stick to what you learned and do it step by step (so, readout, change, code, check) so you see what change does what.


...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-12-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By BMTouring
So the question here is: is the oil level in the...

So the question here is: is the oil level in the oil pan so high that removing the oil filter will cause a lot of it to flow out because some engineer thought it smart to put the oil filter on the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-12-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,050
Posted By BMTouring
I'd skip the E70 and go for an F25. apart from...

I'd skip the E70 and go for an F25. apart from the engine, I find the build quality below standard. Materials used, construction designed, over complicated and too much expectations marketed for a...
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