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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,352
Posted By kiao
Just thought i'd provide an update on this. After...

Just thought i'd provide an update on this. After changing the Mechatronics still had same issue. Ended up the DME the dealer first installed was a dud. After replacing the DME again all up and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,237
Posted By kiao
Grinding sound on sharp turns (moderate speed)

When driving my X5 (2004; 67K; 4.4i) and taking sharp (90-180 degree) right turns at moderate speed there is a grinding sound. It sounds like it is coming from the right wheel area. The noise doesnt...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By kiao
Yep they replaced the bushings as well (i bought...

Yep they replaced the bushings as well (i bought them from Max) and indy just did the install (having said that i havent gone to physically check).

Gonna call to ensure they did another alignment...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By kiao
Post control arm replacement- steering slack

I recently had the lower control arm and bushings replaced on my 04 330ci (87K miles; sports package; 18" wheels) after experiencing vibration at highway speeds. The indy said they were shot and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,943
Posted By kiao
Moiz- how have you found the Meyle in terms of...

Moiz- how have you found the Meyle in terms of bumps / stiffness? Do they transfer more through to the steering wheel with their additional stiffness? Also, when you guys are comparing the ZHP arms...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,943
Posted By kiao
Thanks for the info on this post guys. Clarified...

Thanks for the info on this post guys. Clarified the shaking im having at highway speeds and validated my mechanics diagnosis. Unfort i ned to replace the bushings and control arms as he says there...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,352
Posted By kiao
Another update in this saga. The dealer finally...

Another update in this saga. The dealer finally got the new DME, and installed it. Now he is saying that the Mechatronics need to be replaced (the EGS control unit in the transmission).

I have no...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,352
Posted By kiao
Below is the reply from the dealer.. doesn't...

Below is the reply from the dealer.. doesn't sounds promising. Seems to me they are not sure and may just be hoping its DME... anyone have any views / thoughts as $2K is a sizey investment for an...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,352
Posted By kiao
2004 X5- wont start (EWS / DME issue)

Hi,

I will start by highlighting I am mechanically incompetent and in need of some help.

Car details:
2004 X5 4.4
65K miles
Bought from dealer 6 months ago- no prior issues

Went to...
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