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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By jdeday
Oil Pan Leak

Hello everyone. As the title states I have the oil pan gasket leaking. The quote from the dealer is in the range of $1500. I know this is a massive job and labor intensive. I have 192K miles on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,977
Posted By jdeday
I will soon be in the 200K club, I currently have...

I will soon be in the 200K club, I currently have 192K. If you haven't replaced the tensioners for the drive belts I would suggest you do that, I replaced both tensioners and the idler pulley...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By jdeday
Yes, I had the same leak last year on my 2005. I...

Yes, I had the same leak last year on my 2005. I also had replaced all of the other components/gaskets that you mentioned in an earlier post, this is due to the age of our vehicles. Be on the look...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By jdeday
Just a follow up. Thanks to everyones for your...

Just a follow up. Thanks to everyones for your help in diagnosing the problem, the problem was the starter.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By jdeday
I have an automatic. If I rock it in drive would...

I have an automatic. If I rock it in drive would this work?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By jdeday
What is the bump on the starter?

What is the bump on the starter?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By jdeday
Ok I used jumper cables to ground the engine to...

Ok I used jumper cables to ground the engine to the ground bolt under the hood and that did not work.

I again used the jumper cable from the exhaust to the body and that did not work.

I noticed...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By jdeday
Hello swampX3, Thanks for the info, I will...

Hello swampX3,

Thanks for the info, I will try that now. I did find the ground strap from the exhaust to the body at the rear of the car and bolts are heavily corroded. I found the strap by the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By jdeday
Thanks for your help. Is the ground strap located...

Thanks for your help. Is the ground strap located by the front or rear passenger tire?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By jdeday
Thank you for your suggestions. I will check for...

Thank you for your suggestions. I will check for corrosions on the leads.

Could it be the fuel pump?

Is the starter motor located on the driver or passenger side?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By jdeday
Failing to start

Hello all. Looking for some help for my X3's problem. Currently it is sitting in my driveway unable to start. The engine began to crank slow over the past few days. This morning I pulled the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 31,419
Posted By jdeday
I own a 2005 X3 that I purchased new. I am now...

I own a 2005 X3 that I purchased new. I am now approaching 180K miles, and it runs like a champ. Over the past 30K miles I have replaced both pre-cat O2 sensors, a front wheel bearing and 2 leaking...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-07-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 135,553
Posted By jdeday
Can I get the link for the software. I have a 05...

Can I get the link for the software. I have a 05 E83.

Thanks.

Jeff
Forum: The Detail Department 04-27-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By jdeday
Carpet pile help

Hello everyone. I recently cleaned my carpet in my 2005 X3 with my Bissel carpet clearer. After I finished I noticed that the pile has changed. See photos. It no longer has a plush appearance, it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By jdeday
E83's are not equipped with CCC units, they are...

E83's are not equipped with CCC units, they are MK4 based DVD.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 03-23-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By jdeday
FS: BMW OEM Apple USB Y Media Adapter Cable with Lightning Adapter

BMW OEM Part number 61122287505

This works for all Apple iPhone 5 and newer models.

List Price $96

Selling Price $65 plus shipping.

Thank you.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-20-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By jdeday
Thank you to all. It is the oil temperature, my...

Thank you to all. It is the oil temperature, my mistake I did notice the oil pressure icon above the gauge. I wonder why BMW changed from coolant to oil?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By jdeday
N52 Engine Temperature

Hello everyone,

I recently purchased a 2012 328i E93 which was a replacement for our E46. I notice that the engine seems to not reach operating temperature? After 10 miles of driving with an...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-02-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By jdeday
Fs: 2004 bmw 325 ci

Hello everyone. My wife has decided to sell her beloved 2004 325CI she has replaced it with a 2012.

122,000 miles
Alpine White/Sand Beige
Automatic
Heated Seats
Power Front Seats with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By jdeday
An update to my issue. I returned my X3 back to...

An update to my issue. I returned my X3 back to the dealer for them to do additional troubleshooting. They discovered that two of the fuel injectors were leaking, cylinder 3 and 6. What was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By jdeday
Thanks Supercourse, I did replace that sensor a...

Thanks Supercourse, I did replace that sensor a few months ago. I did some research and there is also an engine temperature sensor located below the intake manifold, Your thoughts?

Jeff
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By jdeday
I am not happy with the dealers service...

I am not happy with the dealers service department at this point. I think the ICV was replaced due to a check engine light that illuminated a few weeks ago during a cold startup. I check the code...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By jdeday
Thanks for the suggestions. I have 160K and...

Thanks for the suggestions. I have 160K and replaced the plugs and coils within the last 40K. I will research cleaning of the MAF and VANOS. Thanks for your suggestions.

Jeff
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By jdeday
Do you have the part number for the grille you...

Do you have the part number for the grille you purchased? Here is a link to the realoem.com web site that list the parts....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By jdeday
Warm Engine Startup Issue

Hello everyone. There is an issue that has developed over the past few months. When my engine has reached operating temperature shutting the engine off and letting it rest for about an hour I develop...
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