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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By torontox5
I managed to remove the Alternator and take it to...

I managed to remove the Alternator and take it to a reputed shop to check and service as required. Hope this is the issue and the VR is built in. Let your know the outcome
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By torontox5
Thanks cn90. Tried to remove the alternator...

Thanks cn90. Tried to remove the alternator without any success because of access and didn't have instructions. Do you know the location of VR and a way to remove it?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By torontox5
Thanks for your valuable info.

Thanks for your valuable info.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By torontox5
Thanks Daggerty. Did you say the regulator is...

Thanks Daggerty. Did you say the regulator is built in to the Alternator? Wonder why some say that you have to re program at battery replacement
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By torontox5
Thanks for your prompt reply. Is it possible that...

Thanks for your prompt reply. Is it possible that ECM or a NODE has influence in alternator charging in this model. Think I read in this blog. While driving the radio was coming on and off like...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-24-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By torontox5
Can someone tell me the location of this wheel...

Can someone tell me the location of this wheel sensor (which wheel).
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-24-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By torontox5
High Alternator Voltage

516032
Please see the voltage I found from INPA. 2005 E53 4.4i

Had a transmission malfunction while driving on highway. Now I have wheel sensor issue too. 516033

Runs normal now but with...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By torontox5
Connected to a BMW DSP speaker that I got from a...

Connected to a BMW DSP speaker that I got from a used BMW parts guy in Michigan. Works much better than the non DSP
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By torontox5
Yes you can. I did couple of years ago. You need...

Yes you can. I did couple of years ago. You need to tap into the harness. I got a mono amp
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By torontox5
Think it is a good deal. I got the same suv. You...

Think it is a good deal. I got the same suv. You may ask questions. You will need to drive like 100 km to adapt to your driving habits
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By torontox5
Thanks for the pdf. I was looking for something...

Thanks for the pdf. I was looking for something like this for sometimes. I am getting a brief rough idling only when it is very cold (usually below -10) in the morning. This time I got check engine...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By torontox5
N62 manifold air temp sensor location

Can someone please help me to locate it. A pic will be appreciated. It's of a 2005 E53 with N62
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By torontox5
What are you doing here?

What are you doing here?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-10-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By torontox5
HELP! Is there an after Market Radio Wire Harness for 2006 X5 Non DSP Nav???

My non DSP 2005 E53 upgraded with an amp from Best Buy. Located near the spare wheel and tapped in to the rear channel. Found a complete used DSP speaker from Michigan.

It sound really good but I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By torontox5
Engine will not run if the Camshaft sensor is bad

Engine will not run if the Camshaft sensor is bad
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By torontox5
It should disappear after few minutes of running....

It should disappear after few minutes of running. Make sure oil change done in time with correct synthetic oil
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-16-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By torontox5
Hi, Did you managed to upgrade interior with...

Hi,
Did you managed to upgrade interior with LED. If you did pls let me know the difference in appearance and details of supplier. Few pics will be great. Mine is 2005 E53 4.4i with grey interior....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By torontox5
Check closely to see the light is dimmer than the...

Check closely to see the light is dimmer than the other. Had the same issue bad connection from holder to bulb. I just cleaned and soldered with lead. All good for the past 3 years


Sent from...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By torontox5
That's how it works. Last winter I locked my keys...

That's how it works. Last winter I locked my keys inside and had to call CAA in Canada similar to AAA. They managed to reach the unlock button and press. Nothing happened. Had to take to the dealer....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By torontox5
Voice Recognition module not working

I purchased a used VR module for my 05 4.4i e53. The one installed by me last year was German only. I just plugged and it worked and obviously only German.
The one I got from eBay today a used and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By torontox5
It happens so often. I had few months running...

It happens so often. I had few months running that way until it went dead. Sometimes when you run the sensor it start working. Eventually you will have to change. Rain or car wash will make it worse....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By torontox5
I removed the fog lamp cover and may have removed...

I removed the fog lamp cover and may have removed the front end of mud guard liner. Try doing that first as you may have to do that to remove the bumper anyway. I bought from a Canadian online parts...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By torontox5
I did without removing the bumper. It's a battle....

I did without removing the bumper. It's a battle. Cannot remember how. I'll be able to let you know soon when I go home and at the x5. Mine is a 2006 x5 4.4


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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,098
Posted By torontox5
Need to jack up the front to see the play. Could...

Need to jack up the front to see the play. Could be the upper or steering ball joints. Guess wheel alignment done after repair. I doubt it's the wheel bearings as it will have other indications such...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By torontox5
Aux Coolant Pump

E53 2005 4.4i. Noticed heating was not effective as it used to be. After checking out I found out the Aux pump motor is not running to circulete coolant through the cabin heater.

The pump, wiring...
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