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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By crowz
I just added all that up and that isn't far off...

I just added all that up and that isn't far off from what I just paid for a 2005 LOADED with all the bells and whistles X5.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By crowz
Find another shop. Even by what I call the...

Find another shop.

Even by what I call the "bmw tax" standards that's an epic rip off.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-22-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By crowz
I've only owned my X5 for a week or so but one of...

I've only owned my X5 for a week or so but one of the things I based my hunt on which took 6 months was avoiding the v8 completely and sticking with the straight 6. I couldn't find anything anywhere...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-22-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By crowz
All you need to do to make sure if that is it...

All you need to do to make sure if that is it would be to run the air conditioner till the water comes out on the ground then move the vehicle and see if the water is "cold". If its cold its from the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By crowz
Im going to vote on buying a scanner too. Owning...

Im going to vote on buying a scanner too. Owning a bmw without at least a $30 scanner to read the codes is asking to get ripped off and often.

Between having the codes and access to this forum you...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By crowz
I cant tell for sure where that is from the...

I cant tell for sure where that is from the pictures and such but it sounds like it might be the a/c drain hose. Easy to identify. Turn on the air conditioner and let it sit idling for a bit. If cold...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By crowz
Santech A/C Compressor Control Valve Part...

Santech A/C Compressor Control Valve

Part Number: MT2280

I bought mine from autozone.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2017, 03:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By crowz
I know this is an older thread but in case...

I know this is an older thread but in case someone runs across it later when an X5's AC takes awhile to start cooling and then cools fine (like 5 minutes up to an hour before it cools) and the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By crowz
The latest eonon unit I bought I upgraded to...

The latest eonon unit I bought I upgraded to aftermarket firmware and LOVE it. It added a ton of new features.

I added the following.

Instant switch between any number of nav programs and maps....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,062
Posted By crowz
Let us know how that one works out for you.

Let us know how that one works out for you.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By crowz
My eonon units are still working fine. The custom...

My eonon units are still working fine. The custom roms I flashed on a few of them really added a ton of features to the unit too. Like instant on which is handy.

I will be buying an X5 soon and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-06-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By crowz
Your only missing one pin so I doubt that's going...

Your only missing one pin so I doubt that's going to be a problem.

I never even looked at what pins I had or didn't have. I just plugged it in and it worked.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By crowz
Excellent article, well done !

Excellent article, well done !
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By crowz
Yep it sure beats removing the diff.

Yep it sure beats removing the diff.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-08-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By crowz
Voting is good. Voting for president is useless...

Voting is good. Voting for president is useless considering we don't elect the president so our votes don't matter anyway.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By crowz
I didn't see where you had worked on it in the...

I didn't see where you had worked on it in the past. From what I read it suddenly messed up which overcharging couldn't of been a problem that way. Well glad its working.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By crowz
3 things can cause the cut out to be exact. ...

3 things can cause the cut out to be exact.

1 low on Freon. (when you rev the motor your pulling the low side down load enough to cause the low pressure switch to cut the compressor off) 99.9%...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By crowz
Yep. Its low on Freon.

Yep. Its low on Freon.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By crowz
Normally yep. Not sure if he is a hands on type...

Normally yep. Not sure if he is a hands on type so didn't go further.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By crowz
Need more info. Is it not working as in the...

Need more info. Is it not working as in the compressor keeps running but the air becomes hot in place of cold or is the compressor cutting out?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By crowz
Actually a squeaking sound is probably a failing...

Actually a squeaking sound is probably a failing turbo bearing.

Noise then no boost is turbo bearing binding up.

A pop or air blowing sound is blow off valve for turbos.

But squealing or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,229
Posted By crowz
Ive never had the car quit but it does run rough...

Ive never had the car quit but it does run rough when it does it. At the same time Ive never left it idling when it was acting up either. I just cut the car off and recrank it and its fine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By crowz
Local shop here does my alignments and I have...

Local shop here does my alignments and I have done my own. No special tools required. Toe in is a 13mm wrench on the front end. Camber isn't adjustable without parts added or knocking the pin out and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,229
Posted By crowz
Mines been doing it for almost 400,000 miles. So...

Mines been doing it for almost 400,000 miles. So Im going to say its harmless and just something they do.

Its totally random. Cutting the car off and recranking it always fixes it. Doesn't even...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By crowz
With aftermarket halo's it depends on how they...

With aftermarket halo's it depends on how they were wired up. Its not something that will be the same from car to car. Since an installer can wire them anyway they want its hard for us to tell you...
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