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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By puddinboo
thats crazy bad keys would do that,

thats crazy bad keys would do that,
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By puddinboo
check battery or alternator

check battery or alternator
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By puddinboo
check these guys out I bought a few things off...

check these guys out I bought a few things off them. http://www.rockauto.com/
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 260
Posted By puddinboo
I`m just puttting this out there ,but it could be...

I`m just puttting this out there ,but it could be a fuel filter, you will get more help if you tell us what engine you have.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By puddinboo
with the ford expect lots of rust in the years or...

with the ford expect lots of rust in the years or months to come, paint peeling . but you probally would put more money into the x5.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-02-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
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Views: 137
Posted By puddinboo
check alternator . as for the code I could only...

check alternator . as for the code I could only find p1889 ,which means system voltage and that code was under automatic transmissions.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By puddinboo
shes not that bad of a driver is she ? lol you...

shes not that bad of a driver is she ? lol
you didn`t want to go through insurance. ? do you guys have no fault insurance?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By puddinboo
I find you can`t lay the paint on properly with a...

I find you can`t lay the paint on properly with a spray bomb unlike a real spray gun. too thin and runs easily. just my opinion .( I did bodywork in a professional body shop for over 10 yrs. ) that...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-27-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By puddinboo
did you check fuses for the headlights , as the...

did you check fuses for the headlights , as the wires could of got pinched and cut and shorted out to the frame.
I hope there wasn`t to much over spray going onto other vehicles . or did you just...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By puddinboo
also in the first year expect to put around...

also in the first year expect to put around 1500.00 into it.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By puddinboo
ask them to replace the ccv before you buy it to...

ask them to replace the ccv before you buy it to start with that would be a piece of mind ,trust me I wish I did. get it saftied. check all doors to see if they open and close from inside and out....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By puddinboo
did you try the dealer?

did you try the dealer?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By puddinboo
I use 5-40 oil for winter

I use 5-40 oil for winter
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By puddinboo
no block heaters for bmw, could use stick on oil...

no block heaters for bmw, could use stick on oil pan heater though. check antifreeze for -45c ,put winter washer fluid in, for undercoating I just spray it down weekly in the winter,belts,hosesand...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By puddinboo
steering wheel vibration ,try this

I just put my summer tires on a couple of weeks ago , I looked at them after I installed ,looks like they had enough air in them. So I took it for a drive on the hwy and at about 70-90km/hr I would...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By puddinboo
sounds like you have a leak somewhere in the air...

sounds like you have a leak somewhere in the air suspension.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By puddinboo
I had bmw oil 5w40 in it before the engine hydro...

I had bmw oil 5w40 in it before the engine hydro locked which the oil didn`t cause the hydorlocked engine ,it was the frozen ccv this past winter. It sucked the oil right out of the oil pan into the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By puddinboo
I had an oil light flickering at idol. when my...

I had an oil light flickering at idol. when my engine hydro locked this winter I thought it was finished ,so I just threw in some oil (5w30) I had laying around for the hyundai and put that in for a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By puddinboo
what color?

what color?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By puddinboo
if I`m not mistaken a clogged oil filter could...

if I`m not mistaken a clogged oil filter could cause this , correct me if I`m wrong.
also how long ago has the oil been changed?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By puddinboo
keep us updated on this situation, hope it all...

keep us updated on this situation, hope it all quiets down on this oil change.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By puddinboo
thats why the srs light came ,it figured...

thats why the srs light came ,it figured something was wrong with the airbag. you might have to get dealer to clear the airbag code . or a different program.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By puddinboo
when you removed airbag did you turn ign on while...

when you removed airbag did you turn ign on while it was disconnected.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By puddinboo
so your saying when your wheels spun the 4x4...

so your saying when your wheels spun the 4x4 light came on then off right away, if so thats normal ,as long as it doesn`t stay on.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By puddinboo
my mechanic always tells me to use the 5w 40 oil ...

my mechanic always tells me to use the 5w 40 oil full synthetic castrol or even better the stuff from germany forget what it is called.
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