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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,938
Posted By BankrSteve
Bingo, exactly the problem!

Bingo, exactly the problem!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,938
Posted By BankrSteve
It was done at the dealership and I am not sure...

It was done at the dealership and I am not sure that an independent mechanic would very easily be able to identify the problem/solution. Once it was diagnosed I thought I might have it towed to an...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,938
Posted By BankrSteve
Pretty much the parts suggested by Supercourse...

Pretty much the parts suggested by Supercourse posting. Parts were $186.00 Labor $1100.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,938
Posted By BankrSteve
Sorry, I pasted over the thread from the X5 forum...

Sorry, I pasted over the thread from the X5 forum where the problem seems most prevalent!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,938
Posted By BankrSteve
Can anyone help?? I have a 2001 X5 3.0 with 105k...

Can anyone help?? I have a 2001 X5 3.0 with 105k miles. It was very cold today and I didn't take it for my usual 35 mile commute, so I decided to warm it up when I got home from work. Started up with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,938
Posted By BankrSteve
I had not seen the problem posted in the X3 forum...

I had not seen the problem posted in the X3 forum but there are a lot of posts in the X5 forum on this happening and I think the engine is probably similar. My car has 65,000 miles in four and a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,938
Posted By BankrSteve
Angry Cold Start Problems

I love my 2004 2.5 X3 but I have just experienced a problem that has shaken me and the answer suggests that my X3 is not long for my garage. Last week when Chicago temps were at minus 15, I started...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By BankrSteve
Be careful in the cold weather. Mine started...

Be careful in the cold weather. Mine started rough the other day then the engine locked leading to a $1,300 repair bill. It seems there is a part called the crankcase vent valve that collects...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,982
Posted By BankrSteve
I am amazed by the somewhat blithe and sometimes...

I am amazed by the somewhat blithe and sometimes demeaning responses in this thread. There is no good way for an owner to anticipate this problem and I do not think there is a particularly good way...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 22,160
Posted By BankrSteve
I just had the problem this past week that is...

I just had the problem this past week that is described here and over and over again in other forum posts. My repair parts and labor cost $1,286. My extended warranty refused to pay for it because...
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