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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,130
Posted By gepardson
Hello All, Just a short update after the...

Hello All,

Just a short update after the engine replacement.

First of all, the engine was indeed replaced, I've got a letter from the dealer to use for rectifying the engine number with the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,130
Posted By gepardson
Well, it takes longer to figure that out. I just...

Well, it takes longer to figure that out. I just got the car back yesterday and during the week, I'm not doing a whole lot of driving as I only drive from home to the office and back.

The fault is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,130
Posted By gepardson
Hi, I just came back from vacation and...

Hi,

I just came back from vacation and received back my car from the dealer.

They claim they replaced the engine as they said they would before I left for vacation, I'm not sure though how to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,130
Posted By gepardson
Yes, however, it seems that they think the...

Yes, however, it seems that they think the problem is coming from uneven engine speed.
When I took it in this time they said they would take off the cylinder head to check the valves as they think...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,130
Posted By gepardson
Hi, I just got a call from the dealer and...

Hi,

I just got a call from the dealer and they are now saying that they got BMW approve a new engine for my car. They are placing the order and it will take about two weeks for the new engine to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,130
Posted By gepardson
Car still not fixed.

Hi All,

I haven't posted anything here since quite some time. Since my last post the car was in for service another 3 - 4 times and it is actually in for service for the same fault as I write this...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,130
Posted By gepardson
I don't think this could be fuel related. I am...

I don't think this could be fuel related. I am using the recommended octane 98 unleaded.

Thanks for the post,
Gep.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,130
Posted By gepardson
Well - I can switch from D to R through N so -...

Well - I can switch from D to R through N so - you are right - the car knows the brake is down.



It could be related to clutch. I'll try to look into how the Tiptornic transmission is working...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2010, 03:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,130
Posted By gepardson
I will be glad to let you guys know the outcome...

I will be glad to let you guys know the outcome as I'll be happy having an outcome. Nothing on the horizon so far though... :(



Well, at first I had it asociated with the steering being fully...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,130
Posted By gepardson
Well... you are somehow right. I am not very...

Well... you are somehow right. I am not very familiar with how the Tiptronic transmition actually works but it feels like the transmission is not aware of the brake being pressed at all. It tries...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,130
Posted By gepardson
:cry: This is a 2008 model X3 with the...

:cry:



This is a 2008 model X3 with the normal Tiptronic Transmission - No Drive By Wire.



I guess you are right. However it's still very frustrating that it's almost a year from the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,130
Posted By gepardson
Unhappy The car wants to go while the brake is pressed.

Hi,

I'm new to the forum and I have a weird problem which I'm not even sure how to search the archive for, therefore, if this was answered before, please be patient and point me to the right post....
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