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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By bagdropper
If it calls for different sizes (mines not a...

If it calls for different sizes (mines not a sport, 17" on all 4) and they aren't it very well could have caused (and might still be causing) your AT issues.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By bagdropper
The wiper arm (not the blade frame) is not...

The wiper arm (not the blade frame) is not pivoting as it sweeps across the glass, either from gunk getting into the pivot or the arm itself is defective where it actually mounts to the vehicle.
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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By bagdropper
At my local BMW dealer, mine was $1600 a couple...

At my local BMW dealer, mine was $1600 a couple weeks ago. Complete replacement of PCV system with updated cold weather system along with oil flush/replacement and cleanup of engine compartment.
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By bagdropper
if it were mine, I wouldn't drive it except to...

if it were mine, I wouldn't drive it except to the shop.

Could be wrong and I'm guessing in a general 4wd type train of thought...but I think you got major axle/tranny issues. Maybe a transfer...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By bagdropper
Just had this occur to me, but not as bad. In...

Just had this occur to me, but not as bad. In short, oil seperator/CCV replacement, oil system flush/change, blew out the valve cover gasket.

In the gasket's case - I think the previous owner had...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By bagdropper
I did not know that, tyvm. Live and learn...

I did not know that, tyvm.

Live and learn...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By bagdropper
Qsilver, New to the thread, but...since you...

Qsilver,

New to the thread, but...since you ask.

Yes, that is exactly what happened to mine Tuesday. Filled the tank, car running, light came on for 1st time ever, won't turn off. I have not...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By bagdropper
just curious...thinking aloud. When you...

just curious...thinking aloud.

When you start the vehicle, does the vehicle show as a pairable device on your phone?

Next...when I added the aux input adapter to my 2006, I was told by the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By bagdropper
I just bought an 06 3.0i with 120k miles a few...

I just bought an 06 3.0i with 120k miles a few months back. 2k miles since I bought it. Only issue was needing a new windshield washer pump, easy fix I did myself.

Check every button, every...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 09-04-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By bagdropper
I recently added the BMW aux to my 2006 e53 - bus...

I recently added the BMW aux to my 2006 e53 - bus CD, no changer, etc. Mounted the jack in the ash tray cig holder hole. It took 2 full days for the unit to recognize the aux added, but now works...
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