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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By legalfee
Mine lasted 8 years and I got my replacement at...

Mine lasted 8 years and I got my replacement at Auto Zone. Duralast Platinum $175 for the H8 and it has 900 cold cranking amps. A battery is not a thing to go cheap on.
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By legalfee
I had this happen and it was low Freon and a...

I had this happen and it was low Freon and a leaking seal.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By legalfee
Bluetooth uses the stereo speakers. The mic is in...

Bluetooth uses the stereo speakers. The mic is in the panel near the sunroof.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By legalfee
Is the unit a TCU or ULF? The TCU goes into...

Is the unit a TCU or ULF? The TCU goes into pairing mode when the key is turned on. The ULF you have to push the pairing button.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By legalfee
Is there a reason you're not considering...

Is there a reason you're not considering Michelins?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By legalfee
Auto Zone has the O2 sensors. One they keep in...

Auto Zone has the O2 sensors. One they keep in stock and the other they can get next day. They will also lend you the tools. I believe they ran around $85 each.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,727
Posted By legalfee
I had idle issues when it was cold. I've changed...

I had idle issues when it was cold. I've changed out plugs, O2 sensors, and vanos solenoids. It seems to have fixed the issue.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By legalfee
I got Bosch OEM from Bav Auto. They were the same...

I got Bosch OEM from Bav Auto. They were the same as what I had in my 2004 2.5. I saw a difference since the old plugs had 140K on them.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By legalfee
TCU Bluetooth is notorious for staying on and...

TCU Bluetooth is notorious for staying on and drawing current. Do you have a TCU?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By legalfee
Here's a link to a cargo cover on Ebay: ...

Here's a link to a cargo cover on Ebay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2004-2010-BMW-X3-E83-Black-Retractable-Cargo-Cover-/131470753704?hash=item1e9c447fa8&vxp=mtr

Previous thread on key:
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By legalfee
Vanos Solenoid

My X3 2.5 has 140K miles on it. I've already changed the plugs and O2 sensors. I'm contemplating changing out the vanos solenoids. Are the intake and exhaust the same parts? Should I clean them...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By legalfee
Got them from auto zone with the above Bosch part...

Got them from auto zone with the above Bosch part numbers. They will also lend you the wrench. No problem at all changing them out.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By legalfee
It was a constant noise that seemed worse at low...

It was a constant noise that seemed worse at low speed and turns. My theory is the u joint went out and took our the rear end.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By legalfee
I had the same thing happen and I had it worked...

I had the same thing happen and I had it worked on at an indy shop. The rear end and UJoint (drive shaft) had to be replaced. Cost about 3K.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By legalfee
OK from the RealOEM photo I would need 01 and 02?...

OK from the RealOEM photo I would need 01 and 02? I saw in another post they're Bosch part numbers 17215 and 17216 one with a black cable and one with a gray.
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By legalfee
Are the sensors for 1-3 and 4-6 different? Should...

Are the sensors for 1-3 and 4-6 different? Should I get Bosch replacements?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By legalfee
I got mine at Auto Zone. Perfect fit and works...

I got mine at Auto Zone. Perfect fit and works great.
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By legalfee
O2 Sensors

I have a 2004 2.5i with 135K miles. I've just changed out the plugs and want to change out the O2 sensors. From research I see there are 4 of them, 2 pre cat for cylinder banks 1 and 2 and 2 post cat...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By legalfee
The codes are P16A0 and P1634

The codes are P16A0 and P1634
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By legalfee
Got them today. Four electrode BMW NGK R5.

Got them today. Four electrode BMW NGK R5.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By legalfee
I just ordered plugs and coil packs from BavAuto....

I just ordered plugs and coil packs from BavAuto. They dont specify the manufacturer they just say NGK or Bosch.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By legalfee
I may try changing the plugs and coil packs. Ive...

I may try changing the plugs and coil packs. Ive got 140K and they've never been changed.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By legalfee
This happens when the car is left outside it gets...

This happens when the car is left outside it gets below 40 and in the morning. The idle fluctuates between 800 and 1200 RPM. When I push on the pedal nothing happens. Sometimes when the idle is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By legalfee
Don't know why he thought a bad spring. I'll have...

Don't know why he thought a bad spring. I'll have to look at the ticket to see what the codes were.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By legalfee
Bad idle when cold. DME?

The Indy shop I took my X3 to replaced the throttle body saying it had a bad spring. The car still won't idle when it's cold. I took it back. Now he says it's the DME and I need to take it to the...
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