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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,112
Posted By mikewerks
Good to hear you got it sorted!

Good to hear you got it sorted!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By mikewerks
In the X5 there are 2 fuel pumps - one main pump...

In the X5 there are 2 fuel pumps - one main pump and a transfer pump. If the transfer pump fails the X5 will run out of fuel at about half tank due to the transfer pump not doing it's job. Second...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By mikewerks
Dash lights come on?

Dash lights come on?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By mikewerks
As mentioned above check for codes. My guess is a...

As mentioned above check for codes. My guess is a coil pack going south.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By mikewerks
Sometimes you have to tun the key to the run...

Sometimes you have to tun the key to the run position and leave it on for 10 or so seconds. This is due to the security not reading the chip in the key quick enough. I think there is something to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-24-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By mikewerks
Yes there is a clip sorry I don't have a photo...

Yes there is a clip sorry I don't have a photo available but the release/lock it resides on the top centre of the cooler. Simply a lever you would pull up to release the cooler to remove from the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-24-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By mikewerks
Wow now thats a solid answer!!

Wow now thats a solid answer!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-24-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By mikewerks
Rotors are in my opinion are inexpensive and a...

Rotors are in my opinion are inexpensive and a lot of times after "cutting" the rotors they end up warping anyways.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By mikewerks
Well missed out on the X5 so guess I won't be...

Well missed out on the X5 so guess I won't be able to check my theory. Bought a 00' sport instead. Thanks for looking guys.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-08-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By mikewerks
M62 Vanos chain tensoner question

Hello I have a strange question for you pros. I looked at a 03' X5 4.4 the other day that will not start just cranks. While it cranks there is an audible rattle coming from the left front (drivers...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 700
Posted By mikewerks
Second that. This happened to our E65 and after a...

Second that. This happened to our E65 and after a transmission service the condition went away. To me it felt like getting rear ended when just coming to a stop.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By mikewerks
Top notch!

Top notch!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By mikewerks
Just put a set of Conti DW's on ours. I quite...

Just put a set of Conti DW's on ours. I quite like them at this point.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-15-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By mikewerks
Style 5's are great wheels. Some nice examples...

Style 5's are great wheels. Some nice examples shown in this thread!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-12-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,893
Posted By mikewerks
NICE CHOICE!! looks fantastic.

NICE CHOICE!! looks fantastic.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,893
Posted By mikewerks
Sounds like a great car having all the service up...

Sounds like a great car having all the service up to date and new guide rails give it a big leg up in my opinion.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-11-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 873
Posted By mikewerks
Sounds to me like an exhaust leak as well

Sounds to me like an exhaust leak as well
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,616
Posted By mikewerks
Second that. Good chance it's the thrust arms....

Second that. Good chance it's the thrust arms. Replaced many at my shop.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By mikewerks
Just let us know what you discovered. As...

Just let us know what you discovered. As mentioned if you can - recheck the alignment. if it was done not that long ago some shops will recheck for free. I know I do at my shop.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By mikewerks
5 months for a pair of tires winter or not points...

5 months for a pair of tires winter or not points to an issue and my guess is alignment.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By mikewerks
Just put a set of Conti DW's on our 98' sport and...

Just put a set of Conti DW's on our 98' sport and quite like them.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,297
Posted By mikewerks
Sounds like a nice car. Curious what Major...

Sounds like a nice car. Curious what Major service the car would need in 20K that would run 3-4K?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-28-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By mikewerks
That was a good read. Thanks for the link.

That was a good read. Thanks for the link.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-25-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By mikewerks
Found this situation in the past caused by an...

Found this situation in the past caused by an incorrect bulb being used. Did you happen to check the rear bulbs?
Forum: Suspension and Braking 04-08-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By mikewerks
Sold.

Sold.
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