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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Supercourse
You stumbled upon the hidden OBC functions -...

You stumbled upon the hidden OBC functions - because you turned the key to position 2 (ignition) and not position 1 (accessory).

Instructions to access the hidden OBC functions:
1. Hold Trip...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Supercourse
Why do used car lots have cars running for...

Why do used car lots have cars running for pictures with the gas tank fully on Empty? Way past when the low fuel light would have come on.

Can't do the fuel filter, pump or injectors any good.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By Supercourse
Yes, if your low coolant light is coming on...

Yes, if your low coolant light is coming on intermittently, I would at least replace that upper hose right away. It could have a pin-hole leak.

If there are no white stains visible on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By Supercourse
1. The transfer case fluid is expensive, but I...

1. The transfer case fluid is expensive, but I haven't heard about this $95. How about half that: ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Supercourse
Fender clearance is not the issue, especially as...

Fender clearance is not the issue, especially as the X3 has relatively quite a bit of room to spare in the wheel well.

The issue is that the wheels will be sitting out 1" more than the suspension...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,311
Posted By Supercourse
No, it's really the same engine with smaller...

No, it's really the same engine with smaller displacement and some minor differences in ancillary equipment (such as intake boot).

But the important things like Double Vanos, variable intake...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By Supercourse
Not on the X3. But I have on a Nissan Pathfinder...

Not on the X3. But I have on a Nissan Pathfinder 3.0L.

Like you, I assumed it had something to do with how the cooling system moves coolant between the hoses & block passages to the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Supercourse
This is odd. What's with several people asking...

This is odd. What's with several people asking questions about headlights?

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=804638

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=803611
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Supercourse
Here you go: ...

Here you go:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7867508&postcount=1
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By Supercourse
The heated seats could be the cause of the...

The heated seats could be the cause of the battery problem - drawing too high a current because of some degradation in the wiring.
Usual problem with that accessory is obvious hot spots in the seat,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2014, 12:56 PM
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Views: 350,076
Posted By Supercourse
Yes, one of the many mappings is thought to be...

Yes, one of the many mappings is thought to be the equivalent of, or the same as, (the manually selected) Sport Mode.

Makes sense that this would be the case, if the computer already has that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By Supercourse
I suppose this comes about because when the...

I suppose this comes about because when the traditional distributor and ignition coil disappeared a few decades ago there was no longer a standard way of doing things.

For example, VAG seems to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By Supercourse
For a 2005 - the overhead light indicating...

For a 2005 - the overhead light indicating passenger airbag is off is normal if the passenger seat is unoccupied.

If the seat is occupied and the light does not extinguish then we have the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Supercourse
The original part no. for cars with Nav. was 82...

The original part no. for cars with Nav. was 82 11 0 149 391. (For cars w/o nav. it was either 82 11 0 149 390 or 82 11 0 149 389)

At some point, the part itself changed so that it didn't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Supercourse
Depends on whether you have HID or halogen...

Depends on whether you have HID or halogen headlights, and if you have DRL activated.

At a guess, you have HID (bi-xenons), don't have DRL, and you have the programmable option Pathway Lighting...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Supercourse
Can't imagine how that would work, unless the...

Can't imagine how that would work, unless the transfer case was sitting much further forward and had a L and a R output shaft for the front axles.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Supercourse
Yes, they do. That would be a 2004 model year,...

Yes, they do. That would be a 2004 model year, even if the manuf. date shows 2003.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Supercourse
If you are going to do the front diff as well as...

If you are going to do the front diff as well as the rear diff - don't think 1qt. will be quite enough.

Be prepared to do a new valve cover gasket when you find oil in one (or more) spark plug...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By Supercourse
Cleaned out the dipstick tube?

Cleaned out the dipstick tube?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Supercourse
From your other thread, where you mention the...

From your other thread, where you mention the Lexus RX330 and Toyota RAV4 were the first ones on your short list to buy an SUV, I think we are getting too far ahead of ourselves.

It sounds to me...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Supercourse
For the record, VTG comes from Verteilergetriebe...

For the record, VTG comes from Verteilergetriebe - German for transfer gear.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Supercourse
The vent pipe into the valve cover is probably...

The vent pipe into the valve cover is probably O.K. but worth checking.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Supercourse
Haven't messed around with sound systems for...

Haven't messed around with sound systems for ages, and I may be behind the times, but .......

aren't those European ISO harnesses more like $15? And if you want an easy and neat install you have...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Supercourse
Just as much an E83 problem as an E46 one. ...

Just as much an E83 problem as an E46 one.

Likely incidental to the spark plug replacement - unless the crankcase vent valve (CVV) tubing that goes into the valve cover got damaged in the process....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Supercourse
If you have DSP equalization options (concert...

If you have DSP equalization options (concert hall, etc.) on your stock radio then you have 10 speakers (the 2 extra are tweeters in rear doors).

The speakers and amp are wired differently from...
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