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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By mgcorrei82
Ahhh yes ur are right!!! On the x5 its called...

Ahhh yes ur are right!!! On the x5 its called range. I thought it was my trip distance. Yeah I've ran mine to 0 on my x5 plenty of times. Love that feature.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By mgcorrei82
When i hit the BC button it toggles between the...

When i hit the BC button it toggles between the time, air temp, mpg, avg mph, distance traveled
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By mgcorrei82
X3 2005 usb input

Hi, got a 2005 x3. I'd like to install a USB port for my iPod. Are there any cheap kits for this? I don't care about being able to control the iPod through my stereo or steering wheel.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By mgcorrei82
I'd like to get access to that range function...

I'd like to get access to that range function again. Does anyone know how to access it?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By mgcorrei82
x3 low fuel light

Hi, i just purchased a 2005 3.0L x3. I used to own a 2001 x5 3.0L. On my x5 i had on the dash computer a calcuation of how many miles i could travel given the amount of gas i had in the tank, which...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By mgcorrei82
Thanks guys, yeah your right they are DRL's.......

Thanks guys, yeah your right they are DRL's.... I've never heard of these. I was worried everyone would be like "hey your lights are on" but if they are a safety feature i'll go with it. I'm in san...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By mgcorrei82
x3 headlights wont turn off

Hey guys, I got a 2005 x3 I just bought. Driving around during the day I notice my headlights are on and I can't turn them off. Well when I turn off the car they go off at least. Its the inner...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By mgcorrei82
spare keys

Hi guys. I just bought a 2005 x3 3.0. I only got 1 key to the car. What's the cheapest option for getting a spare made for when the inevitable happens?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By mgcorrei82
x3 all wheel drive

Hi guys, im looking at a 2003 x3 2.5 liter to buy. Is it safe to assume that this car, as well as all x3's, have all wheel drive?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By mgcorrei82
Thanks, would you rather buy an x3 with a new...

Thanks, would you rather buy an x3 with a new transmission or one that hasn't had transmission problems yet?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By mgcorrei82
Used x3 buying advice

Hi Guys. Im looking into buying a 2004-2005 year x3. Most these have about 100 to 150k miles on them. I formerly owned a 2001 x5 and am very familiar with the engine, I did the CCV, overhauled the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,993
Posted By mgcorrei82
Took a little vacation and came back and fixed...

Took a little vacation and came back and fixed this thing. I took everything apart again down to the throttle body and put it back. Turned out I did plug the wrong wire into the purge control valve...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,993
Posted By mgcorrei82
Yeah gas cap looked good. I cleared the code and...

Yeah gas cap looked good. I cleared the code and rechecked all the connections off the wiring harness to make sure I didn't mismatch any wires during the ccv. Even though I didn't label them, it...
Forum: General BMW 07-27-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By mgcorrei82
Thanks for the advice guys! I replaced my ccv...

Thanks for the advice guys! I replaced my ccv this weekend and noticed a little pool of oil directly under the old ccv which was probably causing that smoke. The old ccv was brittle and the bottom...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,993
Posted By mgcorrei82
today I put the car back together and for a test...

today I put the car back together and for a test drive. I drove well, however its throwing code P0444 (Evaporative Emission Control System Purge Control Valve Circuit Open), which wasn't there...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,993
Posted By mgcorrei82
Well I did it, the new ccv is on and my hoses are...

Well I did it, the new ccv is on and my hoses are all connected. Took me the entire afternoon. The worst part was trying to attach that top tube to the new ccv, but the rest wasn't that bad.

I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,993
Posted By mgcorrei82
Thanks Scott, hey do you think I should drain the...

Thanks Scott, hey do you think I should drain the oil from the car before replacing the ccv or replacing any of the gaskets on the vanos/ofhg/or vcg??

here's a good diy I found on that ofhg......
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,993
Posted By mgcorrei82
So I have the oil filter housing gasket, the...

So I have the oil filter housing gasket, the valve cover gasket, and the VANOS gaskets. I'm going to tackle that CCV first and then look into replacing these next. I heard that oil drainback tube...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,993
Posted By mgcorrei82
Here's a good one on doing the valve cover...

Here's a good one on doing the valve cover gasket, Otto said you should overhaul the VANOS while your at it. Can't find a video on this, any advice?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6MwYafETIA
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,993
Posted By mgcorrei82
Got it... I take back what I said, im starting to...

Got it... I take back what I said, im starting to notice some drops of oil drops on the floor where I park now. I got the CCV and all new hoses arriving tomorrow from Pelican Parts, got all genuine...
Forum: General BMW 07-23-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By mgcorrei82
BMW X5 2003 subtle smoke under hood & burning smell

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I have a 2003 bmw x5 3.0L with 113k miles. Recently I've noticed a burning smell coming from under my hood and some...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,993
Posted By mgcorrei82
BMW X5 2003 subtle smoke under hood & burning smell

I have a 2003 bmw x5 3.0L with 113k miles. Recently I've noticed a burning smell coming from under my hood and some white smoke. I just made a short trip, like 3 miles, and noticed it again today and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,742
Posted By mgcorrei82
Yeah, looks like i have to remove some coolant to...

Yeah, looks like i have to remove some coolant to replace that thermostat, so i guess i answered my own question.

Would you change the radiator as well?

And do you think i'll be good driving my...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,742
Posted By mgcorrei82
Got it... im shopping for parts now at bavarian...

Got it... im shopping for parts now at bavarian autosports. Ever heard anything about JL Germany parts? They have a water pump thats only $27 with a metal impeller, thats like half the price.
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-02-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,742
Posted By mgcorrei82
is a transmission and expansion tank thermostat...

is a transmission and expansion tank thermostat the same thing? they look so similar
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