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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-01-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By daof4
I was looking for the EGS (trans controller)...

I was looking for the EGS (trans controller) because I had my SUV in at BMW and that is what they said the problem was, I needed a new controller and some wire connectors OR harness replacing $3950...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By daof4
I am a Diesel mechanic by trade, Putting 20ltr...

I am a Diesel mechanic by trade,
Putting 20ltr of reg on top of 60ltr of diesel, Yes it would make it a bit thin, But as you say it wouldn't have used that much fuel in the 3km and most would be...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By daof4
Its OK I found it

Its OK I found it
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By daof4
E53 ..EGS control unit location

Need a bit of help
I am trying to find the EGS Control unit (trans control) on our 2002 X5 I have been looking on this forum all morning and cant find info as to location

Had car into BMW and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By daof4
Diag Code

Does anyone know of a Diagnostic code reader/program for BMW
Audi has VAG-COM you can buy to help out with problems Or do we all have to take them to the dealer to find our faults
I know you can...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By daof4
OK Just another thought I think when i did...

OK Just another thought
I think when i did ours i took off the top valve cover and cleaned out all the crap mayo stuff
It has a "O" ring gasket and rubber seals around the bolts so you should...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By daof4
Just a thought Just because its new dosent say...

Just a thought Just because its new dosent say thats its right

to the best of my understanding the ccv works by vaccum from the intake manifold, sucking in from the valve cover, seperating...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By daof4
I had the same problem with ours two years ago ...

I had the same problem with ours two years ago Changed all tubes & ccv but didnt change the dip stick tube (to cheap) just blew out all the crap
Changed the oil at the same time and the car has...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By daof4
not loosing coolant ?????

not loosing coolant ?????
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,920
Posted By daof4
Thanks once again I followed the link...

Thanks once again
I followed the link ......Surprising what you can find out about the vehicle you drive,
I am the second owner of this vehicle
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,920
Posted By daof4
Thank you QSilver7 Thanks that's more...

Thank you QSilver7
Thanks that's more information than I ever hoped for
Now I can go back to them armed with more/better info than my "I think it works like this" as they are trying there best to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,920
Posted By daof4
X5 door mirror question

Drivers door mirror question
We had a drivers door replaced due to a incident with a Deer The body shop used our original mirror When we got it back from the shop the mirror adjustment didn't...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,850
Posted By daof4
I had same knocking sound at low speed ...Turned...

I had same knocking sound at low speed ...Turned out to be the lower balljoint /control arm Easy to replace
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