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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By bmwbob89
Just make sure you get a different DME not the...

Just make sure you get a different DME not the one you have repaired. I don't think the ram is replaceable. A few years ago nobody was repairing the X3 DME's.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By bmwbob89
I did a lot of searching and BMW didn't have any...

I did a lot of searching and BMW didn't have any new DME's in the country and they were on backorder. I finally found a company with a couple of them. They coded it and I sent them my key and ews...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By bmwbob89
I would say you need a new DME. 99%. I am not...

I would say you need a new DME. 99%. I am not sure which of those codes mine had but it was one of them. They bought a bunch of DME's with bad ram.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 582
Posted By bmwbob89
Can you get the BMW bulletin number and make sure...

Can you get the BMW bulletin number and make sure you have the correct fault code number. I have a 04 X3 i bought a few years back and it needed a DME. The fault code you posted above doesn't match...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-22-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By bmwbob89
Yes it is an intermittent thing but happens quite...

Yes it is an intermittent thing but happens quite often. After studying the way over-complicated system for weeks I keep thinking I know the answer. Then I find out I am still in the learning...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-15-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By bmwbob89
Today I unplugged the DME and Trans control units...

Today I unplugged the DME and Trans control units to see if I could contact the other control units. No help. I just pulled the L/R Door panel speaker cover and tomorrow I will unplug the top control...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-15-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By bmwbob89
98 M3 Ctop door wan't always open

I have a 98 M3 convertible that the door for the top intermittently won't open. I have a laptop with a GT1 on it and can't access several control units including the top control unit. The top works...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-28-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By bmwbob89
Its the temp sensor for the heater windshield...

Its the temp sensor for the heater windshield washer jets. It plugs into one of the brake ducts.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By bmwbob89
Just replace the bad one. You don't need all 6.

Just replace the bad one. You don't need all 6.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By bmwbob89
Theres no tires like snow tire in the snow. I put...

Theres no tires like snow tire in the snow. I put 4 on all of my cars and no issues.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By bmwbob89
Find out what the code is. If its bad ram you...

Find out what the code is. If its bad ram you will most likely need a new DME. Have them clear the code and see if it returns. One of my 04 X-3's had this issue when I bought it. I did manage to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By bmwbob89
All US X-3's had X Drive. It was the first US car...

All US X-3's had X Drive. It was the first US car to have it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By bmwbob89
Check and see if the wiring loom going into the...

Check and see if the wiring loom going into the lid is shorting out. The wires can crack and short together. Then power goes from the brake light to the latch. That can happen on the other cars so...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By bmwbob89
If the engine quit something bad was going on. It...

If the engine quit something bad was going on. It would not just quit from an expansion tank leak. It could quit if it was severely overheated. There is a bigger story here. They usually don't get...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By bmwbob89
Was the engine overheated when the tank went?...

Was the engine overheated when the tank went? They don't have a timing belt so I'm assuming you mean the fan belt.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By bmwbob89
You need someone with a GT1 or similar diagnostic...

You need someone with a GT1 or similar diagnostic tool. Then you can scan it and see what is wrong. Mine just needed a holder for the front one that was broken. It also had the long beep. There is a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By bmwbob89
Look on eBay. There is a guy who repairs them for...

Look on eBay. There is a guy who repairs them for a fair price.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By bmwbob89
Do some searching. There is a post with...

Do some searching. There is a post with instructions on closing it and then disabling it. I've done it to ta few of them. Not too hard and it works.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-27-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By bmwbob89
Look around here a little. Do a search. I just...

Look around here a little. Do a search. I just answered this a week or so ago.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-27-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By bmwbob89
Sorry posted on the wrong thread.

Sorry posted on the wrong thread.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By bmwbob89
Here ya go! ...

Here ya go!

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=284615&highlight=panaramic+roof
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-16-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By bmwbob89
Yes do a search. There are directions on how to...

Yes do a search. There are directions on how to disable the rear roof. I've done it on several vehicles and it is a great fix.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-07-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By bmwbob89
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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-07-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,403
Posted By bmwbob89
I've seen them go into transport mode. It should...

I've seen them go into transport mode. It should not happen but it does. You need a GTI or a compatible computer to release it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,885
Posted By bmwbob89
Here are the instructions I found and they are...

Here are the instructions I found and they are from TFH.
https://docs.google.com/document/edi...thkey=CJOxga4O

I will do this today or tomorrow and report back. One of the front sliders was...
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