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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Zulu95
You may have blown the battery safety terminal: ...

You may have blown the battery safety terminal:

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/Zulu95/BatterySafetyTerminalBSTillustration_zps51a71531.jpg...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Zulu95
That is what the boards should be about! ...

That is what the boards should be about!

Merry Christmas.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Zulu95
Try a SEARCH/posting on xoutpost.

Try a SEARCH/posting on xoutpost.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Zulu95
http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-foru...

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/54230-fuel-pump-relay.html
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Zulu95
http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-foru...

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/77940-2001-4-4i-x5-fuel-pump-problem.html
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Zulu95
You have a PM!

You have a PM!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Zulu95
Welcome. You be a zider (cider) drinker? Had...

Welcome. You be a zider (cider) drinker?
Had you have been across the pond I could have pointed you at a guy with the tool.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By Zulu95
Look for OEM on fleabay.

Look for OEM on fleabay.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Zulu95
It is not normal but strange things can and do...

It is not normal but strange things can and do happen.
If you do not know somebody with working lights then I would change out the bulbs as they are cheaper than the ballast. If they still do not...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 553
Posted By Zulu95
Shifter light may or may not indicate a problem....

Shifter light may or may not indicate a problem. It would seem in most vehicles that age it is normal for the light to go out after 10 - 20 minutes indicating "Sleep Mode" has been entered. However,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 299
Posted By Zulu95
Usually the VIN and an online decoder should do...

Usually the VIN and an online decoder should do it for you.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Zulu95
Shalom, Under a cover at the vehicle rear....

Shalom,

Under a cover at the vehicle rear. It is in the area below where the rear passenger driver's side would be sitting. You will need to get below the vehicle and remove the cover to see/R&R...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Zulu95
So, as both lights are out, you have a problem...

So, as both lights are out, you have a problem with the bulbs and or ballast and or LKM. The first two are unlikely to occur but could happen and the latter is most likely as both circuits are out at...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Zulu95
Do the stupid plastic clips on the glass while...

Do the stupid plastic clips on the glass while you are in there or, like me you'll regret it later. They are half price on ebay for OEM.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By Zulu95
Window regulator and/ or window clips. Make sure...

Window regulator and/ or window clips. Make sure you do both regulator and clips if you go in there. My local indy fitted a driver's door regulator in April. Cost me 2 hours labor ($120) and the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By Zulu95
Adjust the cables?

Adjust the cables?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Zulu95
It there voltage under the hood? If not check...

It there voltage under the hood? If not check the battery safety terminal and/or the wiring. See below:
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By Zulu95
I'm waiting for the OEM to start giving trouble...

I'm waiting for the OEM to start giving trouble before I pull the headlights (AGAIN) to replace the ballast. I'm also going to modify the AE wiring and put in plugs so the headlights can be pulled...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Zulu95
My guess is Afrikaans. "Suedafrika" I find the...

My guess is Afrikaans. "Suedafrika" I find the post quite Boering.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Zulu95
Go to xoutpost and look for the "ARTICLES" tab or...

Go to xoutpost and look for the "ARTICLES" tab or just do a search there and lots of DIYs with pics should pop up.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-06-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Zulu95
Lysol should do the trick. I researched a mold...

Lysol should do the trick. I researched a mold problem we have with our ground source heat pump and found that Lysol contains the necessary chemicals to kill the mold. In our case it would block the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By Zulu95
Complete window regulator would be best.

Complete window regulator would be best.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Zulu95
Sounds like the adjuster stepper motor and backer...

Sounds like the adjuster stepper motor and backer plate are not connected together. Either the "ball end" of the motor shaft has popped out of the fitting on the backing or there is a broken fitting.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Zulu95
If I remember correctly a member over on xoutpost...

If I remember correctly a member over on xoutpost had/has over 200k on one.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Zulu95
With the vehicle warmed up and the AC on the fan...

With the vehicle warmed up and the AC on the fan should be running.
I listen for the sound of it running down every time I turn off the vehicle.
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