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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By Zulu95
Sounds like the adjuster stepper motor and backer...

Sounds like the adjuster stepper motor and backer plate are not connected together. Either the "ball end" of the motor shaft has popped out of the fitting on the backing or there is a broken fitting.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Zulu95
If I remember correctly a member over on xoutpost...

If I remember correctly a member over on xoutpost had/has over 200k on one.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Zulu95
With the vehicle warmed up and the AC on the fan...

With the vehicle warmed up and the AC on the fan should be running.
I listen for the sound of it running down every time I turn off the vehicle.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By Zulu95
You need to have the oil pressure checked at...

You need to have the oil pressure checked at operating temperature. Sounds like you may need major engine work. GL.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Zulu95
Have a poke around on...

Have a poke around on http://www.toyota-4runner.org/ as they also do a lot of baking. I got all the info there to retro a set of HID projectors on our 4Runner there.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Zulu95
Buy an OEM FSR and change it. If it cures the...

Buy an OEM FSR and change it. If it cures the problem then you are ahead of the game. With Bimmers the question is not "Will my FSR fail?" but rather "When will my FSR fail?"! If that does not cure...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Zulu95
The Depo's come with a set of Xenon bulbs. ...

The Depo's come with a set of Xenon bulbs. Ballasts are cheap and easy to pick up on ebay. I picked up a set of digital ballast a couple of months ago that I am going to use to replace the OEM...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Zulu95
Cut off date is prior to Oct 2002. But you can...

Cut off date is prior to Oct 2002.
But you can always use a Dremel.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Zulu95
Go to xoutpost and search FSR (Final Stage...

Go to xoutpost and search FSR (Final Stage Resistor)

That is the most likely and cheapest cause but it could also mean a complete dash out to put in a new blower motor.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Zulu95
Depo with bi-xenon lights. ...

Depo with bi-xenon lights.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/Zulu95/AEXenonOn1a_zpsfa88aae3.jpg (http://s49.photobucket.com/user/Zulu95/media/AEXenonOn1a_zpsfa88aae3.jpg.html)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By Zulu95
The gauge is not connected directly to the...

The gauge is not connected directly to the sensor. The gauge is driven by the computer and displays whatever the computer tells it to display. Having said that I think I would check the thermostat...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-30-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Zulu95
This is obviously one of the TOP SECRET, STEALTH...

This is obviously one of the TOP SECRET, STEALTH X5's. Every time anything is posted about them the NSA delete the details before they get out. The MIB should be calling with the OP any time now to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Zulu95
You got it. Then you can recoup over half the...

You got it. Then you can recoup over half the price when you sell your OEM lights.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-23-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Zulu95
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/Zulu95/AEXe...

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f295/Zulu95/AEXenonOn1a_zps4407c15a.jpg (http://s49.photobucket.com/user/Zulu95/media/AEXenonOn1a_zps4407c15a.jpg.html)

DEPO's from fishcake321.

If you have...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Zulu95
Suggest you hop over the xoupost and use the...

Suggest you hop over the xoupost and use the search option. It has been FULLY covered there and you should find out all about any problem or problems you may have.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Zulu95
Sell it!

Sell it!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Zulu95
Check item #5 here as it may hold your answer: ...

Check item #5 here as it may hold your answer:

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/44441-dsc-light-lit-up.html
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Zulu95
Commiserations on your husband's passing. In...

Commiserations on your husband's passing.
In all honesty this is not the vehicle for you if your budget is tight.
Key fob needs to be charged in the lock (by driving) and with a 2003 vehicle may...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Zulu95
OK then you know nobody is trying to pull any...

OK then you know nobody is trying to pull any stunts and hide known faults as indicated by lights. Now go into your CP and edit the details of your vehicle to show engine details etc.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Zulu95
Turn the vehicle on but do not start it and make...

Turn the vehicle on but do not start it and make sure ALL the dash lights are coming on. There have been a number of "Black tape hiding lights on dash" posts lately. One poster is in the process of...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Zulu95
It is possible that your ballast is the problem. ...

It is possible that your ballast is the problem. The ballast is the silver box mounted under your headlight unit. I do not know how difficult it is remove but if you want to diagnose this problem...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By Zulu95
Rotors are the disks in disk brakes. Shiny...

Rotors are the disks in disk brakes. Shiny (usually) round things that the pads grab to stop you. Suggest a quick trip to "Quick Fit" or the like.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By Zulu95
No you need new brake pad & rotors & wear sensors...

No you need new brake pad & rotors & wear sensors for the "Check Brakes" light. I would also change out your brake fluid.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By Zulu95
The only fuse is for the LKM computer. Bulb...

The only fuse is for the LKM computer. Bulb socket housing is most likely the problem. Remove the bulbs from the sockets clean all the contacts on the bulb and in the housing, apply a SMALL dab of...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Zulu95
WOW! A 4.1 BMW those are very, very rare. A...

WOW! A 4.1 BMW those are very, very rare.
A sensor could mean any number of things. Which sensor? better still go to another store and get the actual OBD code and report it here then some of the...
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