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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By BMWE34M20
Thanks for the link! I'll look at the various AC...

Thanks for the link! I'll look at the various AC cleaners at my auto parts store!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By BMWE34M20
Ok I ran the aux ventilation and the smell hasn't...

Ok I ran the aux ventilation and the smell hasn't come up again. Now how would I fully kill the bacteria? I heard Lysol works but where can I spray it where I don't have to do much work?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By BMWE34M20
Thank you to both for responding! I have a 2004...

Thank you to both for responding! I have a 2004 X5 4.4i possibly late 2003 build date. Also I was wondering what that aux vent was in the navigation system! I will run the aux vent when I get home...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By BMWE34M20
Nasty Stench out of Driver Air Vent

Hey all I have a question, my X5 upon startup has been giving this nasty stench out of the driver vents. It smells like pee, or a dead animal and for some reason it only comes out of one vent and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-09-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By BMWE34M20
Good Luck op!

Good Luck op!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-08-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By BMWE34M20
Yeah it said it was for like chrysler and...

Yeah it said it was for like chrysler and mitsubishi so....I have to change out the transmission fluid.
Also do any of you guys know an easy way to loosen the dipstick nut going to the transmission...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By BMWE34M20
Ok that's a good place to start.

Ok that's a good place to start.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By BMWE34M20
Dang for a moment I seriously thought you sprayed...

Dang for a moment I seriously thought you sprayed water into the head of the engine.......
But yes you will be fine like all the others have said!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By BMWE34M20
OOOH Lehighdr I hear K&N filters and BMW are a...

OOOH Lehighdr I hear K&N filters and BMW are a bad combo together. Also the oil that is used for the K&N filter could cause the Mass air flow sensor to be damaged. If I were you I would buy a new oem...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By BMWE34M20
Yeah you can find it many auto part stores and...

Yeah you can find it many auto part stores and petrol stations. It should say fuel injector cleaner. You just dump it into the tank and let it do the work. If that still doesn't work then I don't...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-06-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By BMWE34M20
Alright I will do that....and question on...

Alright I will do that....and question on releasing the dipstick nut from the pan, what can you use to remove this nut? I had problems trying to loosen it and I've tried many things but it's like...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-06-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 592
Posted By BMWE34M20
Your car doesn't have a folding mirror option?

Your car doesn't have a folding mirror option?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By BMWE34M20
Try cleaning your injectors with fuel injector...

Try cleaning your injectors with fuel injector cleaner. That's all I can think of at the moment.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By BMWE34M20
Not really....have you tried cleaning out your...

Not really....have you tried cleaning out your injectors with fuel injector cleaner? Old Air filters can also decrease mpg. Does the car run smooth? How many miles does it have?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-05-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 592
Posted By BMWE34M20
Thats what I thought for a while as well, but...

Thats what I thought for a while as well, but mine stopped working so I switched the adjustment selector to the drivers side and that's what did the charm. It's also interesting because before it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-05-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By BMWE34M20
Ok so assuming the car has 200k the fuel pump...

Ok so assuming the car has 200k the fuel pump should be starting to dye. So you drive and it randomly just dies? Does it die when it is idling? Also is it hot in your area when you drive the car and...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-05-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 592
Posted By BMWE34M20
HMMM this is interesting.... A 2014 5 series'...

HMMM this is interesting.... A 2014 5 series' passenger side mirror doesn't tilt down while a 2004 X5 does? :yikes::confused:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By BMWE34M20
Do you have the 3.0i? I have a 4.4i and I get 16...

Do you have the 3.0i? I have a 4.4i and I get 16 mpg
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-05-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By BMWE34M20
Transmission Oil Question

Hey all I replaced my transmission oil about 5000 miles ago and the Bentley Manual says the 4 speed ZF transmission requires Dexron 2 or 3 ATF oil. Well instead of using dexron, my dad had like 6-7...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-05-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By BMWE34M20
Ok so let me get this straight, you and your dad...

Ok so let me get this straight, you and your dad replaced the head gasket and your car is no longer over heating without a thermostat? I have this same engine and I know most of the car from top to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-12-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By BMWE34M20
Question about Radiator and Bleeding

Hey all, at the end of last summer my indy told me that my radiator has a small crack and it's leaking coolant. However, I don't see any sign of a crack or leakage of coolant anywhere? I ask this...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-02-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 490
Posted By BMWE34M20
Yeah an indy charged me $400.00+ don't remember...

Yeah an indy charged me $400.00+ don't remember the exact price.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-02-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 490
Posted By BMWE34M20
I believe BMW's service interval for the timing...

I believe BMW's service interval for the timing belt is 4yrs/50k miles. Are you comfortable doing DIY repairs on your car? If so it is fairly easy to change the Water Pump yourself. Could say...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-02-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 346,059
Posted By BMWE34M20
Simple Wash and Wax!!!! :thumbup: Car has a few...

Simple Wash and Wax!!!! :thumbup: Car has a few dents from as*holes out there and poor thing got hit by a shopping cart on the left fender but still runs good!! :rofl:
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-02-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 490
Posted By BMWE34M20
I too have a M20 E34 and if you have some tools...

I too have a M20 E34 and if you have some tools and a Bentley Repair Manual it is fairly easy to replace. Your VW mechanic most likely didn't do a good job and with 107k when was the last time you...
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