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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Drive1BMW
well, the ses light came back on again. Will...

well, the ses light came back on again. Will check for vacuum leaks....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By Drive1BMW
So far so good. SES light is off but haven't...

So far so good. SES light is off but haven't been able to test for the hesitation on the highway. However, the car is a lot more responsive off the line and shifts quicker. Will update. Hopefully...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By Drive1BMW
Taking it in to do the programming on Friday. ...

Taking it in to do the programming on Friday. Will let you know the results. BTW, I listed some links below regarding the problem others were experiencing.
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By Drive1BMW
I'm almost positive it needs the dme upgrade....

I'm almost positive it needs the dme upgrade. Problem is I need to get the dealer to do it without hassling me and for a fair price. Other option is an independant shop. Anyone know of a good one in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By Drive1BMW
I did some more research and over on E46fanatics...

I did some more research and over on E46fanatics forums this may be due to the DME software needing updated. The RPM band I was having trouble with is dead on with the rest of them. Anyone been...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By Drive1BMW
Okay, I got the diagnostic code readings at...

Okay, I got the diagnostic code readings at autozone. I have two codes but they seem related to either a faulty oxygen sensor or a bad connection to it. I am really hoping for a faulty O2 sensor or...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By Drive1BMW
Yes hesitation stops after 3k rpm and doesn't...

Yes hesitation stops after 3k rpm and doesn't start until 2500 rpm. Is your ses light on as well? Could it be the maf?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By Drive1BMW
I think a diagram would help but what I was able...

I think a diagram would help but what I was able to see is only the actuator/solenoid that is attached to the muffler. Where else does the hose route to?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By Drive1BMW
Well my SES light came back on. Also, I checked...

Well my SES light came back on. Also, I checked the flapper and it is open at idle. I checked the rubber pipe to the right of the valve and it looks to be attached. I still have the hesitation...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By Drive1BMW
Where do I check the exhaust flapped? Btw, my ses...

Where do I check the exhaust flapped? Btw, my ses light is now off:-). But I got a chance to take it on the highway where I notices some hessitation or studdering when accelerating between 2500 and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By Drive1BMW
Is the ses light same as a check engine light? I...

Is the ses light same as a check engine light? I test drove the car the day before and it was off.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By Drive1BMW
Thanks for the quick response. I agree the noise...

Thanks for the quick response. I agree the noise is more like a drone (couldn't think of the right word to describe it). Ill ask the original owner about the golf tee mod. I should be able to search...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,992
Posted By Drive1BMW
Low RPM Growl Noise

Hey guys, just bought an X3 2004 with 55k miles on it. I don't know if all X3 have a noticeable growl when you step on the throttle or is there a leak in my exhaust or something else. It's not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 60,604
Posted By Drive1BMW
Just bought a 2004 3.0i 55k miles. Looks like it...

Just bought a 2004 3.0i 55k miles. Looks like it was very well maintained but I don't want to take any chances. What is the first thing I should do maintenance wise? I read to replace transmission...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By Drive1BMW
New Owner 2004 X3 3.0i

Just wanted to introduce myself and my X3
2004 BMW X3 3.0i Silver on Black
Premium Package (Maybe Cold Package too as there is a ski bag and heated steering wheel?)
Adaptive HID lights
Navigation...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,916
Posted By Drive1BMW
My friend has blutooth receiver connected to his...

My friend has blutooth receiver connected to his auxilary input on the radio. This allows audio streaming from Iphone or Android device. I'll get the model info from him as this works flawlessly...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-04-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 204,543
Posted By Drive1BMW
Hey everyone. Just bought two BMWs within a...

Hey everyone. Just bought two BMWs within a month of each other. 2003 325i sport package 56k miles and a 2004 X3 Premium Package 55k miles. Looking forward to reading all the knowledge on here!
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