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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By X3Dave
EML Light

Drove it to the dealership today - no issues getting there. Had it up to about 65. Dealership swamped. At least a couple of days before they can even it look at. No courtesy cars available. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By X3Dave
Code is P1417. Throttle Control Incorrect Air...

Code is P1417. Throttle Control Incorrect Air Supply.

Possible causes:

Faulty Throttle control
Throttle control harness is open or shorted
Throttle control circuit poor electrical...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By X3Dave
EML Light

Supercourse, thanks for the information. :)

Unfortunately, there's no good backroads - only major roads mainly freeway. At some point I would have to take the freeway. I live in the northeastern...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By X3Dave
EML Light On Safe to Drive?

I have a 2010 X3 that's still under warranty. On Dec 30, it lost power and stalled out at a traffic light and Service Engine Soon and the EML light came on. I wasn't able to initially start it in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,110
Posted By X3Dave
New Battery or Battery Tender?

I have a 2010 X3. Recently I've been having problems with the battery. At first it wouldn't start in cold weather. Now it won't start sometimes in warm weather.

I typically drive it two or...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By X3Dave
Battery Covered Under Warranty

I have a 2010 X3. It won't start in cold weather. (1 degree F).

Don't know if its alternator or the battery. I doubt its the alternator but I could be wrong.

Is the battery covered under...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By X3Dave
Its not a lease. Referring to your...

Its not a lease.

Referring to your suggestion of removing the reflectors, I willing to remove the bumper reflectors. However, what am I going to use to fill the holes in the bumper?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By X3Dave
Reinserting Bumper Reflector Tab

The tab that holds the front bumper reflector on the driver side of the bumper of my 2010 X3 has fallen out. I assume it got pushed into the bumper during the winter after hitting something like a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By X3Dave
I've driven it about 350 miles. 250 of that was...

I've driven it about 350 miles. 250 of that was on a road trip.

It seems that this X3 doesn't want to reset the indicator lights.

Had a a separate problem with the Check Engine Light (left...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By X3Dave
Indicator Lights and Code Reset Tool

Battery completely drained on my 2010 BMW X3. (Left GPS on). Don't drive the vehicle that often.

Recharged the battery. However, now the Airbag Light, Brake Light (yellow) and the DSC Dynamic...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,608
Posted By X3Dave
Give yourself extra time to get to your...

Give yourself extra time to get to your destination. In Minnesota, depending on where and when you are driving you have to give yourself and extra 15 minutes to a half hour to get to work.
Slow...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,474
Posted By X3Dave
There is no doubt in my mind that an X3 can...

There is no doubt in my mind that an X3 can handle the ice and snow. One of the reasons I bought an X3 was the higher clearance for maneuvering the snow filled streets of the Minneapolis/St. Paul...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By X3Dave
Satellite Radio on 2010 X3

I have 2010 X3. The invoice says "Preparation for Satellite Tuner." What does this mean? Does this mean I need to purchase only a satellite tuner or does it mean I need to purchase both a...
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