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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,124
Posted By OMNI-Potent
Our 07 X3 with 56K miles had erratic idle at...

Our 07 X3 with 56K miles had erratic idle at start up. While the fuel cleaner worked to rid most of the idle problem, what really fixed it was a new thermostat. It appear that the electrical sensor...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,626
Posted By OMNI-Potent
+2

+2
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,631
Posted By OMNI-Potent
My post is not meant to flame. I apologize if...

My post is not meant to flame. I apologize if you were offended. I love my BMW's and Mopars alike. They are very different and I appreciate each manufacturer's attributes, flaws and "quirkiness". ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,631
Posted By OMNI-Potent
We prefer the autolock feature and hate that it...

We prefer the autolock feature and hate that it does not unlock on exit. Even my '08 Dakota Laramie unlocks all doors on exit.

However my wife and I are just "programmed" (no pun intended) to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,936
Posted By OMNI-Potent
My E36 had this problem. Actually, if you turned...

My E36 had this problem. Actually, if you turned it on and shut it off quickly it would not start. You had to crank it and keep feathering the throttle to get it to start. It would run like crap...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,231
Posted By OMNI-Potent
I am originally from Pittsburgh and now live...

I am originally from Pittsburgh and now live outside of Cleveland. I'm about 30 minutes from Warren.

I've had some service experience with Sewickley BMW as well. They were very good,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 21,901
Posted By OMNI-Potent
Just wanted to add to the thread. My...

Just wanted to add to the thread.

My wife's 07 X3 with 39,000 miles on it had a small squeek in the rear. I heard it (being a car guy), but my wife did not.

It's still under warrranty and I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,537
Posted By OMNI-Potent
Thanks for the information! I appreciate your...

Thanks for the information! I appreciate your feedback.

Yup, I don't think we will have any luck. I've attached a picture of what our wheel looks like. I know that we don't have the sport wheel.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,537
Posted By OMNI-Potent
Steering Wheel Wood Trim 07 X3

My wife and I want to get the ash wood trim for our steering wheel on our 2007 X3 since the plastic inserts don't hold up real well. When we talked to the dealer, they said it was not avialable for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By OMNI-Potent
I have been using clay on all the cars (daily...

I have been using clay on all the cars (daily drivers and restored show cars) for about 5-6 year now. I would NEVER wax a car again without using the clay first!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,622
Posted By OMNI-Potent
I wouldn't worry about that. It happens in every...

I wouldn't worry about that. It happens in every car that I have run snythetic oil in. My 2005 Dodge (which I have used Mobil 1 in since new) does that too.
Forum: General BMW 02-02-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,247
Posted By OMNI-Potent
My good friends Dad had an E36 vert. I drove it...

My good friends Dad had an E36 vert. I drove it a few times in the late 90's. I loved the way it handled and was sold!

About a year later I got an E36 328i sport package, then an E46 330i and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By OMNI-Potent
Will do! Thanks!:thumbup: If the tranny...

Will do! Thanks!:thumbup:

If the tranny seems to be shifting fine, should I still get the software update for it? I hear some people saying if it's ok, leave it be.

Sorry to hijack the thread.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By OMNI-Potent
We just purchased a CPO 2007 X3 with 29K miles on...

We just purchased a CPO 2007 X3 with 29K miles on it. I had the dealer (which I bought other CPO cars from before) give me the complete print out of maintenance that the car had.

Interesting...
Forum: Interior 01-26-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,485
Posted By OMNI-Potent
sent a PM

sent a PM
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By OMNI-Potent
Thanks! Are you planning to purchase the...

Thanks! Are you planning to purchase the extended maintenance? We are trying to weight that option now.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By OMNI-Potent
Hey everyone, Thanks for your help. My wife...

Hey everyone,

Thanks for your help. My wife and I found another one:

2007 - X3 CPO
29,500 mile
Premium Package
Cold Weather Package
Xenons
Navigation
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By OMNI-Potent
Thanks for the quick replys. I see that the...

Thanks for the quick replys.

I see that the transmission and sunroof leaks seem to be a problem. Are there any other known issues?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By OMNI-Potent
Price for 2007 X3 - Need Help

Hi everyone,

It's been awhile since we have had a BMW, but my wife and I would like to get an X3.

This is what we are looking at:

CPO, X3 - 37,000 miles
Cold Weather Package
Premium...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-01-2008, 07:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By OMNI-Potent
Noob! Awesome Forum!

Hi everyone,

Great Forum. I've been lurking for sometime, but never registered.

I've been out of BMW's for about 4 years now, but looking to get involved again. I'm looking for a 97-99 M3...
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