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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By trader37
Does it do the same thing as a Peake code...

Does it do the same thing as a Peake code scanner? Which one is better?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By trader37
Sorry to hijack the thread but ... What's...

Sorry to hijack the thread but ...

What's the difference between a C310 code reader vs. a cheaper bluetooth code reader that interfaces with your cell phone with Torque Pro?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 104
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Posted By trader37
Anyone have a Peak tool they can lend me? I'll...

Anyone have a Peak tool they can lend me? I'll pay for shipping here and back. I'm in Canada but also close to the border. Major stuttering going on and I would love to understand the check engine...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,128
Posted By trader37
Looking at the document, it doesn't say to remove...

Looking at the document, it doesn't say to remove the battery terminals and drain the system...

Is this something I need to do?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,128
Posted By trader37
Sorry to revive an old thread but this just...

Sorry to revive an old thread but this just happened to my rear window. I didn't hear a pop but had some people in the back (not often). One of the ladies rolled down the window and ended up...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 227,629
Posted By trader37
How do you save $1200????!!!

I did the gear fix.. went to amazon and purchased the gear from BMA Parts - Since 1978. It took about 2.5 hours to replace on a 2004 X3. I've been driving around all day and so far so good. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,261
Posted By trader37
I just checked all the parts required and the...

I just checked all the parts required and the part cost is less than $100. I'm not sure if I'm going to do the repairs myself but I found a bit of a DIY with part pictures on Pelican's web site for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,928
Posted By trader37
Sorry to revive an old thread but... how were the...

Sorry to revive an old thread but... how were the General Altimax Winder tires? I'm thinking of getting them as they go on sale tomorrow... however...i don't plan on studding them...

Thoughts?
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,261
Posted By trader37
Help! Oil leaks galore :( Vanos hose, valve cover, oil filter housing

I took my 2004 X3 2.5 MT in for an oil change. It's now got 118,000 miles on it. Turns out I've got some oil leaks...

I went in today and I paid $50 to get them to wash the engine and put some...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,478
Posted By trader37
Would this be a pump issue or a rack issue if I...

Would this be a pump issue or a rack issue if I want to replace something? Given that mine is a 2004 it's not under warranty and highly doubt there's a service bulletin about this issue...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,478
Posted By trader37
I have an 04 and it's squealing all the time......

I have an 04 and it's squealing all the time... it's not bad turning the wheel but it's harder than it should be. I did a fluid change and it went away for about a month...fluid level seems fine but...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
Posted By trader37
I ended up breaking mine. It's takes a bit of...

I ended up breaking mine. It's takes a bit of finess... If I had to do it again I would probably not break it again. My indy mechanic said it would cost $20 in labour and then the bulb. If you do...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,638
Posted By trader37
Lol, sounds easy to do.... Do I order the...

Lol, sounds easy to do....

Do I order the carbon or the paper? I have a basic stock x3 without automatic controls...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,638
Posted By trader37
Is the Cabin Airfilter something one can do on...

Is the Cabin Airfilter something one can do on their own? Does it need a lot of elbow grease? Can anyone tell me where it's located on a 2004 X3 and I would go about changing it?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,853
Posted By trader37
Anyone know how much brake fluid I need for a...

Anyone know how much brake fluid I need for a flush?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By trader37
One tank of 91 octane gas and medium-hard city...

One tank of 91 octane gas and medium-hard city driving has me sputtering at 450km (280mi) :(

Hiway driving I can go between 500-550 (~350mi)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,333
Posted By trader37
I have no idea how to install the adapter...can...

I have no idea how to install the adapter...can anyone possibly post where the blanking plate is? I have a very early 2004.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 965
Posted By trader37
Sorry to resurrect an old thread, still haven't...

Sorry to resurrect an old thread, still haven't done any of this as we had several family emergencies that came up all at once :(

Does anyone know how much MT fluid I should get?

I'm looking at...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 965
Posted By trader37
110k mi on a MT 2004 2.5L, what fluids to changee?

Hi folks,

I'm doing some work and figure I should be replacing some fluids...

I've just recently done the Coolant because of a leak.

I don't know what part numbers I should order....
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,727
Posted By trader37
So what is the coating on the rotors and doesn't...

So what is the coating on the rotors and doesn't it wear off as soon as the brakes are applied? I would assume that the coating only lasts a hundred miles?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,727
Posted By trader37
The rotors are on clearance at rmeuropean. I...

The rotors are on clearance at rmeuropean. I just got off the phone with a bimmer specialist here and they suggested not go with ceramics period because of brake noise, squealing, and reduced...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,727
Posted By trader37
Anyone used Balo Rotors and Ceramic pads on the rear?

I wouldn't normally nickle and dime this but I just had a family medical emergency that's going to cost me a lot. The difference is $100 but every penny hurts right now but I don't want to have to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By trader37
So what hoses come out of the expansion tank? ...

So what hoses come out of the expansion tank? Are they connected via crimp or a hose clamp?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By trader37
Can anyone tell me if it's oil or coolant that...

Can anyone tell me if it's oil or coolant that goes through the pipes for the OIL-COOLER PIPE/HEAT EXCHANGER?
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By trader37
Cooling System advice needed

Hi,

I've got a 2004 X3 2.5 MT with a coolant leak around the driver side area. I don't think it's the expansion tank or the radiator, i think it's one of the return hoses but it's a little hard...
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