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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By X3emist
thanks for the quick reply, I'll start tracking...

thanks for the quick reply, I'll start tracking one down
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By X3emist
What are the OEM battery specs

I believe I am about to be the proud owner of a new battery. These below average temps have kindly brought that to my attention. I bought my X CPO and it has an AC Delco battery in it, that wasn't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By X3emist
Alternator??

I just replaced about everything up there to fix my squalling. There were several problems but the worse culprit was a bearing in the alternator.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By X3emist
Yes I would

I was thinking I read where to new CCV systems were all insulated now but I may be wrong
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By X3emist
I don't think it is clear what it is you are asking

Can you rephrase your question?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By X3emist
It was some sort of interference

The last time it must have just taken me a couple days to notice the lock/unlock key fob function was working again. Yesterday, as soon as I got away from the location where I first noticed it not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By X3emist
Key Fob remote lock/unlock issue

Ok, this is odd. The remote lock/unlock function works around my home town just fine. My trips are normally fairly short, 15 minutes or less. For the second time I have made a 100 mile trip to the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-05-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By X3emist
cracked oil filter housing

could be the oil filter housing gasket and/or a cracked oil filter housing, both of which are known issues.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By X3emist
3rd Brake Light

Don't forget to check the upper middle brake light, it is easy to over look it
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,320
Posted By X3emist
What did you do with your old ones

and what type and size where they
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By X3emist
thanks

thanks
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-12-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By X3emist
Rear seat pet cover recommendation???

Can anyone recommend one of those rear seat pet covers that works well. I need to get one for our '13 bX3. Looking for something fur won't interweave with and that you can blow or shake it right...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By X3emist
Anyone have a rear seat pet cover recommendation

Can anyone recommend one of those rear seat pet covers that works well. Looking for something fur won't interweave with and that you can blow or shake it right off. Also something easy to install...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By X3emist
Try the dealer

You can shop extended warranty/maintenance policies via BMW dealers. You might be surprised, and, having one from BMW means less hassle down the road.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By X3emist
Temp is cooling off

With fall coming on as temps drop this can set of TPS. Check pressure cold, per door sticker, reset and relax
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-24-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,874
Posted By X3emist
white vinegar

but keep it off the paint
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By X3emist
replace them

Google this forum for more info. In my case one bolt broke and I found it in my driveway which is what lead to finally solving this clunking mystery. Upon further examination and removal of the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By X3emist
My pick would be the 06 but gas mileage is pretty...

My pick would be the 06 but gas mileage is pretty poor. That is what I got my daughter when she turned 16 and insurance was not bad at all really. Nobody mentioned the safety aspect which is why I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,206
Posted By X3emist
Coil

You probably have a bad coil (or two)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By X3emist
Smoke Test

have a smoke test done, you probably have vacuum leak(s).
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By X3emist
You better get ready

You better start a slush fund because the inevitable is just building up. I would say around $4000 for upcoming repairs outta get most of the routine stuff out of the way. Seriously, not being...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By X3emist
Another maybe

My squeaks emanated from the female seat belt part rubbing against the seat and/or console. You might check this out before dissecting the seat.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By X3emist
Please search the forum

This has been discussed in depth several times, one rather recently. No need for everyone to re post everything they have already taken the time to do already.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By X3emist
Pillar Covers

These are not as noticeable as in the pic but they do get comments-

http://www.bimmian.com/AutoCarbon-Carbon-Fiber-Pillar-Trim-for-BMW-from-bimmian.com
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By X3emist
And another thing

I would stick with one of the OEM tires used on the vehicle. Search the forum as to why.
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