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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By ragamuffin
Exhaust Life?

Hi Folks,
Does anyone know what the average life of exhaust system is on X3 2005? Is this a stainless unit? Does anyone know where I might find someone in writing by BMW about their exhaust systems...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By ragamuffin
Hi Jlex, I actually that was odd as well. I...

Hi Jlex,
I actually that was odd as well. I will have to do some more research. I agree with the dimished value, my car up against a same car that is accident free will be worth less. Question is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By ragamuffin
I would in fact be very happy with an exhaust...

I would in fact be very happy with an exhaust that was used or new as long as it worked ok. I am not insisting on new. I am also concerned that a full search for used parts was not done. I will...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By ragamuffin
Yes.. that's what i thought as well. This is were...

Yes.. that's what i thought as well. This is were I am in disagreement with the appraiser. No the police report had it down as 100kp/hr . My rear rubber bumper was still intact with some scratches...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By ragamuffin
I know its kinda crazy. I was not shopping for a...

I know its kinda crazy. I was not shopping for a new exhaust when I got hit. I'm in Ottawa, Canada and we are with Unifund Insurance. I will check the policy further. I know they do this with tires...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By ragamuffin
My Insurance Company Sucks

Hi Folks,
I got rear ended a month ago. I was standing still and got hit hard in rear by another car going about 100Km/hr. Impact was on mostly to the left side. My entire exhaust is toast as that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By ragamuffin
Fuel Pump Relay

Does anyone know where this can be found and checked on the vehicle?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By ragamuffin
Independent Shops in Ottawa, Ontario

Anyone know of any good, trustworthy, reliable cheap Independent shops for BMW repair & service in the Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-03-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By ragamuffin
Independent Shops in Ottawa, Ontario

Anyone know of any good, trustworthy, reliable cheap Independent shops for BMW repair & service in the Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-03-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By ragamuffin
Independent Shops in Ottawa, Ontario

Anyone know of any good, trustworthy, reliable cheap Independent shops for BMW repair & service in the Ottawa, Ontario, Canada?

Thanks everyone.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By ragamuffin
This all makes sense. A scanner is the way to go...

This all makes sense. A scanner is the way to go here. I need to know what the cause is before I throw more money at it. Thanks.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By ragamuffin
Fuses are fine. Car is also has fuel in it. Still...

Fuses are fine. Car is also has fuel in it. Still no start!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By ragamuffin
No actually i have not checked the fuses. Me bad....

No actually i have not checked the fuses. Me bad. Ok will do that before I do anything else. Thanks for the reminder.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By ragamuffin
Plugs looks ok apart from being wet. I had...

Plugs looks ok apart from being wet. I had someone tap on the fuel pump which I tried to start it to no go. I now suspect that it is air issue as well. I really do need to get it scanned for the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By ragamuffin
Unhappy So..again no go with new plugs.. still now...

So..again no go with new plugs.. still now start.. I am really stumped now. :(
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By ragamuffin
So I will likely take the old wet plugs out...

So I will likely take the old wet plugs out tonight and put new ones in.
Will the NGK #BKR6EIX work? Local stealership wants $30 per plug (NKG R5's) vs Canadian Tire at about $10 for the NGK...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By ragamuffin
Guage is ok with a good quarter tank. I hear the...

Guage is ok with a good quarter tank. I hear the fuel pump buzz 10-20 seconds before I turn the key and I smell alot of fuel around the vehicle when I try to start up. I guess to rule it out i could...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By ragamuffin
So bought a new MaxxH8 battery last night (...

So bought a new MaxxH8 battery last night ( 1month old)and installed it. Held my breath then held down the acelerator petal turned the key and had the same result as last night. I even thought maybe...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By ragamuffin
I sure hope your right. I think I saw the yellow...

I sure hope your right. I think I saw the yellow ring vs black or green . It was dark out so not 100%. Will double check when I get home tonight.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By ragamuffin
Hi Supercourse, Do you think the plugs will be...

Hi Supercourse,
Do you think the plugs will be dried overnight? Also, I have the original battery in the car. Do you think I need a new battery? Looking at a ( MAXX-H8) at local Walmart? I hope she...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By ragamuffin
Car no start! Help!

Hi Folks,
Car will not start. Car was sitting in garage for 4 days. Wife started car in garage in the am
quickly moved it to back of the driveway and shut it off right away. She returned to the car...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 60,068
Posted By ragamuffin
Mileage Checkin

137,000 Miles and going strong. Oil change every 6k or so. Getting a little noisy up front might be front bearings.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,628
Posted By ragamuffin
Just hit 200K. Have you done this job on your X3?...

Just hit 200K. Have you done this job on your X3? I hope its just a cracked guibo otherwise its the entire front drive shaft assembly. Which means a lot of $$.
Rafa
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,628
Posted By ragamuffin
Guibo coupling/ujoint driveshaft?

Hi folks,
Went in to get my oil changed at my indie back in April and while he was changing the oil he notice a that my drivesshaft from the front of the end to mid part of the car had a lot of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By ragamuffin
Front Drive Shaft Play

Hi Folks,
I had my oil change done recently by my indy on X3 2005 3.0 @ 187K. While changing the oil he stated that my front drive shaft had excessive play. When I went under the car he showed me...
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