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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By upallnight
I would say not if the car is already locked.

I would say not if the car is already locked.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By upallnight
You can check the connector to the ignitor...

You can check the connector to the ignitor ballast. If you don't have 12 volts to the ballast that is why you don't have lights.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By upallnight
Pump motor may be spinning, but the impeller on...

Pump motor may be spinning, but the impeller on the pump motor might have come loose or off so it's not pumping fluid.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By upallnight
You know if your X was program to open all the...

You know if your X was program to open all the windows with the FOB you can lower the driver side window by just holding the unlock button on the FOB until the window rolls down.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By upallnight
Sounds like you have problem with the ABS system...

Sounds like you have problem with the ABS system locking up a wheel or wheels.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By upallnight
It can only re-code itself if you have the...

It can only re-code itself if you have the software to re-code it. If you don't have the software and don't know anything about coding the X it will probably be cheaper and faster to just take it in...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By upallnight
If you're not a DIYer and I don't mean replacing...

If you're not a DIYer and I don't mean replacing oil and filters, but knows how to fix cars then a BMW without a warranty is not the right car for you. Repairs by either dealers or indy can get very...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By upallnight
Yep. But if it drop to far, the low side...

Yep. But if it drop to far, the low side pressure sensor will kick in and disengage the compressor.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By upallnight
Connect a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel rail...

Connect a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel rail and with key on see what type of pressure the gauge is reading? If you don't have pressure with the key on that's your problem. Don't own a fuel...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By upallnight
I have an 2001 X5 and a 1993 Ford Ranger pickup. ...

I have an 2001 X5 and a 1993 Ford Ranger pickup. Put less money into the Ranger compare with the X. Own the Ranger since 1998 compare with the X which I purchase in 2011. If you are not a DIYer...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By upallnight
You replaced the relay, but did you check the...

You replaced the relay, but did you check the fuse? How did you check for power to the fuel pump? On initial key on, the DME will send a signal to the fuel pump to prime the system, but if the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By upallnight
Never jump start a X not unless you want to fix...

Never jump start a X not unless you want to fix some other problems cause by jumping a X. Better to charge a weak or dead battery then try jump starting the X. No crank, but all the lights are on,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By upallnight
So what are the error codes that you wre able to...

So what are the error codes that you wre able to read?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By upallnight
If you cut the three wires (two thick one and one...

If you cut the three wires (two thick one and one skinny one) you might have shorted out the the DME since the skinny wire is the signal wire which provides a pulse signal to the fan to turn on and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-07-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By upallnight
You have a dying fuel pump. Better get it change...

You have a dying fuel pump. Better get it change before it leave you stranded. Unlike the later M54 engines, there's no shraeder valve on the fuel rail to connect a fuel pressure gauge to verify...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By upallnight
Could be a bad compressor clutch, that is why the...

Could be a bad compressor clutch, that is why the compressor is not engaging, or the air gap between the pulley and the clutch is beyond spec that the magnetic coil can't engage the clutch to the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By upallnight
Sounds like the AUX electric fan is not coming...

Sounds like the AUX electric fan is not coming on. Do you have the 3.0 engine? If you have the V8 engine the fan clutch may not be engaging the radiator fan.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By upallnight
You will need to get a set of gauges and find out...

You will need to get a set of gauges and find out what the pressure are for the low side and high side of the system. If the gauge indicates that both side are the same, your compressor is not...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-29-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By upallnight
It's a 2 ton SUV, what did you expect in term of...

It's a 2 ton SUV, what did you expect in term of fuel consumption???

Transfer pump inside the tank is not transferring the petrol from the passenger side to the driver side. Either replace the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-29-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By upallnight
The small wire with a spade connector is the...

The small wire with a spade connector is the signal wire from the DME to initialize the starter. One of the thick wire is to the battery and the other thick wire is to the starter motor. Once the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-29-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By upallnight
Here's a video on connecting a fuel gauge to a...

Here's a video on connecting a fuel gauge to a BMW engine. I would be careful with tightening it down with the a pair of pliers as another noob that I instructed to see this video, overtighten the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-27-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By upallnight
Connect a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel rail...

Connect a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel rail and turn the key on. What is the pressure? Start the engine, what is the pressure? You should have close to 50 PSI (sorry don't know what the metric...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-27-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By upallnight
If all they touch was the transfer case, sounds...

If all they touch was the transfer case, sounds more like a clutch problem, either throw out bearing or pressure plate. Maybe even the clutch disc itself. Who decided to replace the transfer case,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By upallnight
The BMW engineers are not idiots, it just the...

The BMW engineers are not idiots, it just the cheap owners that wants to save a few bucks and buy junk parts for their BMWs. Never buy cheap part for the X. There's a reason why they are cheap. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By upallnight
Genuine brand new Siemens VDO throttle body can...

Genuine brand new Siemens VDO throttle body can be brought on eBay for about $365.00 plus free shipping. Don't know what it will cost for the import tax to canada will be or if the free shipping...
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