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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-12-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By brian1950
I have staggered 20 inch Atturos on my X5 and...

I have staggered 20 inch Atturos on my X5 and there is still no sign of wear in two years. Their load rating is 950 kgs each and have a speed rating of 270 kph, They hold on as if the car is on rails...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By brian1950
ABS/Brake/DSC lights on my new purchase

I had the same problem. Turned out to be the alternator. New Alternator, problem fixed.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By brian1950
Thumbs up X5 4.8IS noisy at cold start and odd part in filter

The additive I used was Nulon E30 Long Term Oil Treatment 5oomls. It helps to protect all friction surfaces against metal to metal contact in new or old engines. There is long term protection against...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By brian1950
X5 4.8is noisy at cold start and odd part in filter

The odd part in the top of the oil filter has in fact dropped out from the sump. It is part of the valve that prevents all the oil from draining from the top of the engine to the sump when the motor...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-08-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By brian1950
Light Bulbs

I bought my led replacement bulbs from Hong Kong, through Ebay.

Unfortunately I did not get resistors with them and they flicker a few times whenever I start the motor. This is a normal procedure...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-07-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,638
Posted By brian1950
2004 4.4i Sport. 88000kms or 55000 miles. My toy.

2004 4.4i Sport. 88000kms or 55000 miles. My toy.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By brian1950
Windows and Roof open

Yesterday I went to my car and found all the windows down and the sunroof open, The same thing happened a couple of years ago but hasn't happened since. Does anyone know what could have caused this...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By brian1950
Thumbs up Thank you very much. You have relieved my...

Thank you very much. You have relieved my anxiety. It is good to know I have nothing to worry about. Thank you again.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By brian1950
Yes they are LEDs. I recently installed them...

Yes they are LEDs. I recently installed them because the old ones shone a yellow light. I cant understand how the power would be getting to them with the lights turned off. Except for them flickering...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By brian1950
Starting query

I have just noticed that when I start my X5 4.4i the halo lights flicker a few times. It does this when the lights are turned off but does not flicker when turned on prior to starting the motor. I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By brian1950
Headlamps shake

If I drive over a rough road at night I notice the lights shaking. Tey are only attached by three screws at the top and are hanging free at the bottom. I cant see any screw holes so do they slot into...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By brian1950
Emissions Light on

Thanks very much for that info. I checked the fuel cap but that seems ok. My closest BMW dealer is more than 4 hours drive away so I will try and find someone closer who may be able to check the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By brian1950
Emmissions Light on

When I started my 2004 X5 4,4 Sports today the emmission light stayed on. It is shaped like and engine and is an orange light on the left lower dash. Can any one help as to fixing the problem or get...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-02-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By brian1950
Smile Hello Everyone

Hi, My name is Brian. I live in Mackay, Queensland, Australia and own a black X5 4.4i Sports. I have 78000kms on it now, and the panoramic sunroof is playing up. It has been closed and the fuse...
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