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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By SFX3
I have no idea if it holds one or two but here's...

I have no idea if it holds one or two but here's an email address of a guy that is selling his internal one for $225 (or best offer) shipping included. You can ask him Im sure about the one or two...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,159
Posted By SFX3
Power assisted brakes require engine vaccum which...

Power assisted brakes require engine vaccum which is stored in the brake booster. Eveverytime you step on the brakes, you cause a drop in engine vaccum utilized by the brake booster. This will cause...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By SFX3
Never happened to me but in other BMWs Ive had...

Never happened to me but in other BMWs Ive had for whatever reason if there were any noticeable discrepancies in the brakes and or rotors they were replaced pronto by warranty. I would take your car...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,247
Posted By SFX3
Halogens? manual for 2005. page 96 manual or 97...

Halogens? manual for 2005. page 96 manual or 97 on the pdf. I recommend the Silverstars.

http://www.bmwmotorsports.org/pdf/BMW%20X3%20Owners%20Manual%20-%202005.pdf
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,730
Posted By SFX3
1. The transmission is jerky in the lower gears: ...

1. The transmission is jerky in the lower gears: It will definitely improve. Mine's real smooth. Almost too smooth.

2. The power in the cigarette lighter stays on even when the car is turned...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2007, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By SFX3
I noticed something else too. When in manual...

I noticed something else too. When in manual mode, the gears shift down automatically as the speed decreases. Is this normal? On other BMWs shiftronics Ive owned when in manual shift mode the gear...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By SFX3
Thats strange. Maybe this is somehow also...

Thats strange. Maybe this is somehow also related to why you get such better gas mileage than me. Im barely averaging 14 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on flat highway. I am not lead footed.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By SFX3
Thanks for the clarification Brandon. Useful...

Thanks for the clarification Brandon. Useful info.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By SFX3
I have a '04. In manual mode the transmission...

I have a '04. In manual mode the transmission shifts down if I floor the accelerator. Maybe its because I had the transmission reflashed recently (the TSB about 3rd gear sticking)?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2007, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By SFX3
Question about manual mode and kickdown

When in manual mode and I depress the accelerator to the kickdown, does the automatic downshift made by the transmission a factor of vehicle speed or does it always downshift a certain number of set...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By SFX3
I dont know what the big deal with the white...

I dont know what the big deal with the white thing is. I have absolutely no problem with that issue. There are very few things that are coded in white on my Nav screen aside from the "assigned...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,401
Posted By SFX3
How white does that light look? Does it...

How white does that light look?

Does it scatter alot? Get any complaints from other drivers?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By SFX3
thats strange considering there's a volume option...

thats strange considering there's a volume option under settings.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,242
Posted By SFX3
I cant get 27 mpg even if my car rolled downhill.

I cant get 27 mpg even if my car rolled downhill.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By SFX3
what is that nav-min +/- option?

what is that nav-min +/- option?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By SFX3
My passenger airbag light would go on and off...

My passenger airbag light would go on and off even when the seat was occupied. Dealer replaced the whole bottom half of the seat and the issue was resolved.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2007, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By SFX3
The navigation system is not as nice as some...

The navigation system is not as nice as some others out there but its definitely useable and a nice feature on my X3. If you can afford it dont hesitate to get it. I dont know what the fuss is all...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By SFX3
Thanks for the responses. Will have the tech...

Thanks for the responses. Will have the tech drive it for a test spin.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By SFX3
Sorry to hear that you're having problems with...

Sorry to hear that you're having problems with your nav. Do you experience the same problems in NY? I have a '04 with no problems as you mentioned. My car seems to be on the dot with distance...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By SFX3
Yeah, Im sure the headlights arent on in the...

Yeah, Im sure the headlights arent on in the mornings. I tried switching the lights on and off manually but produced no change in brightness on the LCD.

Hopefully, its something that r6girl...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By SFX3
Clunking sound...normal?

On my gfs 2003 325ci, I noticed a strange clunking sound (she says its normal and have heard it from day 1...I dont drive it as often as she obviously and noticed it in the last year or so) coming...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2007, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By SFX3
Dark LCD (nav) screen

On some mornings when I first get into the car, the navigation display is really dark. Increasing the brightness control doesnt help much. It gradually improves over the next 10 mins or so. Anyone...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,242
Posted By SFX3
I use prem gas and I get less than 16 mpg mixed...

I use prem gas and I get less than 16 mpg mixed driving city/hwy. Im not lead footed by any means.

Im sure living in hilly SF has something to do with the poor mileage but Im also wondering if...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,401
Posted By SFX3
when you get a chance can you post some night...

when you get a chance can you post some night time pics Riuster? thanks.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2007, 12:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,712
Posted By SFX3
Do a search on ebay for "X3 boards". You will...

Do a search on ebay for "X3 boards". You will see a couple listed. The OEM ones are ridiculously expensive.
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