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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By legalfee
I got Bosch OEM from Bav Auto. They were the same...

I got Bosch OEM from Bav Auto. They were the same as what I had in my 2004 2.5. I saw a difference since the old plugs had 140K on them.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By legalfee
TCU Bluetooth is notorious for staying on and...

TCU Bluetooth is notorious for staying on and drawing current. Do you have a TCU?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By legalfee
Here's a link to a cargo cover on Ebay: ...

Here's a link to a cargo cover on Ebay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2004-2010-BMW-X3-E83-Black-Retractable-Cargo-Cover-/131470753704?hash=item1e9c447fa8&vxp=mtr

Previous thread on key:
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By legalfee
Vanos Solenoid

My X3 2.5 has 140K miles on it. I've already changed the plugs and O2 sensors. I'm contemplating changing out the vanos solenoids. Are the intake and exhaust the same parts? Should I clean them...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By legalfee
Got them from auto zone with the above Bosch part...

Got them from auto zone with the above Bosch part numbers. They will also lend you the wrench. No problem at all changing them out.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By legalfee
It was a constant noise that seemed worse at low...

It was a constant noise that seemed worse at low speed and turns. My theory is the u joint went out and took our the rear end.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By legalfee
I had the same thing happen and I had it worked...

I had the same thing happen and I had it worked on at an indy shop. The rear end and UJoint (drive shaft) had to be replaced. Cost about 3K.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By legalfee
OK from the RealOEM photo I would need 01 and 02?...

OK from the RealOEM photo I would need 01 and 02? I saw in another post they're Bosch part numbers 17215 and 17216 one with a black cable and one with a gray.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By legalfee
Are the sensors for 1-3 and 4-6 different? Should...

Are the sensors for 1-3 and 4-6 different? Should I get Bosch replacements?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By legalfee
I got mine at Auto Zone. Perfect fit and works...

I got mine at Auto Zone. Perfect fit and works great.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By legalfee
O2 Sensors

I have a 2004 2.5i with 135K miles. I've just changed out the plugs and want to change out the O2 sensors. From research I see there are 4 of them, 2 pre cat for cylinder banks 1 and 2 and 2 post cat...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By legalfee
The codes are P16A0 and P1634

The codes are P16A0 and P1634
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By legalfee
Got them today. Four electrode BMW NGK R5.

Got them today. Four electrode BMW NGK R5.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By legalfee
I just ordered plugs and coil packs from BavAuto....

I just ordered plugs and coil packs from BavAuto. They dont specify the manufacturer they just say NGK or Bosch.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By legalfee
I may try changing the plugs and coil packs. Ive...

I may try changing the plugs and coil packs. Ive got 140K and they've never been changed.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By legalfee
This happens when the car is left outside it gets...

This happens when the car is left outside it gets below 40 and in the morning. The idle fluctuates between 800 and 1200 RPM. When I push on the pedal nothing happens. Sometimes when the idle is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By legalfee
Don't know why he thought a bad spring. I'll have...

Don't know why he thought a bad spring. I'll have to look at the ticket to see what the codes were.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By legalfee
Bad idle when cold. DME?

The Indy shop I took my X3 to replaced the throttle body saying it had a bad spring. The car still won't idle when it's cold. I took it back. Now he says it's the DME and I need to take it to the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By legalfee
I don't know. I didnt get them from them.

I don't know. I didnt get them from them.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By legalfee
The shop said all 3 codes pointed to the throttle...

The shop said all 3 codes pointed to the throttle body.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By legalfee
EML Brake 4X4 Lights

I've had an ongoing issue of rough idle, and cut offs on cold mornings. I took it to the shop and they replaced the throttle body. It helped somewhat but the car still cuts off on cold mornings. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By legalfee
Its also possible the key needs recharging. Put...

Its also possible the key needs recharging. Put it next to an inductive charger or go for a long drive.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By legalfee
Idle issues

I have a 2004 2.5i with 130K miles. It runs great but on cold mornings it doesn't want to idle. It cuts off and sometimes the idle alternates between high and low. You have to keep your foot on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By legalfee
Check out this link: ...

Check out this link:

http://www.bimmernav.com/BMW_X3_Bluetooth_Installation_Instructions.html
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By legalfee
The same thing happened to me. Terrible noise...

The same thing happened to me. Terrible noise which I thought was the U joint (drive shaft). When I took it in they said it was the differential. Then they called back later and said it was the U...
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