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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,474
Posted By RachaelsX5
The book labor was 4.2 hours to remove the case...

The book labor was 4.2 hours to remove the case and they charged another hour to replace the 2 parts, a bit much for parts that were already out but oh well. Labor was 470 and parts was about 450. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,474
Posted By RachaelsX5
Decided this may be a bit much for me to fix so I...

Decided this may be a bit much for me to fix so I took it to AAMCO and they pulled the transfer case and said I needed a new chain and planetary gear. They called BMW and they wouldn't sell the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,359
Posted By RachaelsX5
Where did you find the replacement screen?

Where did you find the replacement screen?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,474
Posted By RachaelsX5
Thanks for the info! What would you call the...

Thanks for the info! What would you call the drive train device that the front drive shaft connects to between the front tires? I ordered a chain from cobra transmissions but if that is for the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,340
Posted By RachaelsX5
This is what I used my first time. ...

This is what I used my first time. http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/63004-transfer-case-removal-pictures.html

One trick I found when it comes to the Allen wrench removing the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,034
Posted By RachaelsX5
I purchased my integration kit from Bavarian...

I purchased my integration kit from Bavarian sound Werks and besides the wide plug it works great. And you are only out a couple hundred dollars and have to solder 2 wires. And run a cable I did it...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,209
Posted By RachaelsX5
Is it all the time? During acceleration from...

Is it all the time? During acceleration from stop? Just idling?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By RachaelsX5
Does it come on and display nothing? If so you...

Does it come on and display nothing? If so you may need a reused nav/DVD player mine is doing that sometimes I fiddle with the 2 plugs on the back of the DVD player and it comes on. If you replace...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-31-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By RachaelsX5
Lightbulb Power train 101 am I out of my mind?

It's 2am and I can't stop thinking about how I can be so far off on understanding how the power train in an X5 works:cry:. Earlier today I posted this request for some clarification...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,474
Posted By RachaelsX5
Transfer case chain?

Have a question for you.

My 01 x5 with 160k is clicking when I accelerate. I thought it was my axles at first but took it to a shop and after they replaced them they came back with I need a new...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-20-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,641
Posted By RachaelsX5
Thumbs down New iPod soundplicity from BSW system only produces static

I bought an iPod soundplicity system from bavarian sound works. Soldered the red wire to the red and green power wire, and the black wire to the brown. Plugged it in to my 3 prong cd changer(DSP)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,309
Posted By RachaelsX5
Unhappy So I pulled a stupid and left the lights on in...

So I pulled a stupid and left the lights on in the garage a day later and she was stone dead the trunk wouldn't even open and I put in a new battery just a few months back. After a full day slow...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-27-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,351
Posted By RachaelsX5
Exclamation Additional info when staring at the back of the...

Additional info when staring at the back of the MKII nav unit I notice the fan never comes on. I took a can of computer air and blew out the back and holes that I could find, then plugged it back in...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-27-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,351
Posted By RachaelsX5
Exclamation NAV/radio/CD changer help needed

My 01 thru the years has a gremlin in it. For the past several years I would switch to CD and occasionally get an error. To resolve I would have to eject the 6 disk changer and put it back in...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-18-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,380
Posted By RachaelsX5
Question How do you remove the really old 4:3 nav screen head unit?

I have found several posts on how to remove the wide screen head unit but few that covered my 4:3 unit. For the last year my screen comes on rarely. When it does it will typically freeze the go...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,162
Posted By RachaelsX5
Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?

Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,841
Posted By RachaelsX5
I just lowered both sides until they were low...

I just lowered both sides until they were low enough to set off the sensor and the pump filled up both bags. Sadly I need to fix the one side I replaced because air is slowly leaking out and after...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,841
Posted By RachaelsX5
Go to arnott order 2 new air struts and install...

Go to arnott order 2 new air struts and install them in under 3 hours just have 2 jacks to do so. Out the door at around 200. Easy fix. Look for write ups on xoutpost.com. I did it last week and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,524
Posted By RachaelsX5
I need to replace my front axle too.

I need to replace my front axle too.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,524
Posted By RachaelsX5
139,500 on my 01. Now if I could only get my...

139,500 on my 01. Now if I could only get my head unit display to work after the new batt last week.....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By RachaelsX5
I don't even know what to say on this but if you...

I don't even know what to say on this but if you can't open the door you will have a hard time taking it apart to fix it.... Maybe you can remove the inferior panel with it shut but I am not sure...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By RachaelsX5
Does it not open from the inside? Outside? Or...

Does it not open from the inside? Outside? Or both?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By RachaelsX5
We love our 4.4i! Driving it on the highways is...

We love our 4.4i! Driving it on the highways is so smooth and quiet with power and handling for most anything you want. As for problems it has them. You mentioned most of what I see. Exterior...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,162
Posted By RachaelsX5
Question Additional info

It is now about 24 hours later and dead battery again after 6 hours of charging at 2 amps. When I leave the car sitting for about 3 hours the passenger side drops slightly more than the drivers...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,162
Posted By RachaelsX5
Question Self leveling question

So last week my passenger rear air suspension bag hissed one day. I knew that meant order a new one. It didn't hiss for several more days which was odd. Today I go to drive home and the battery...
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