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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By BmanRRT
Thank-you again Boramkiv

Thank-you again Boramkiv
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By BmanRRT
I got my parts finally, anyone know how hard to...

I got my parts finally, anyone know how hard to torq the bolts down too?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By BmanRRT
Passenger side. Don't have to remove dash, can...

Passenger side. Don't have to remove dash, can reach up to it. Search FSR and you'll find instructions.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By BmanRRT
Inside the cab, behind the dash

Inside the cab, behind the dash
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By BmanRRT
Thank-you boramkiv. I'm replacing the pan...

Thank-you boramkiv.
I'm replacing the pan because last time I had the Oil changed they had a hard time getting the drain plug to thread. I got a new gasket too just because I didn't want to end up...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By BmanRRT
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=630582&highlight=
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 211
Posted By BmanRRT
instructions are on this site somewhere. look...

instructions are on this site somewhere. look around, I haven't found them yet but if I do I'll post it
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 211
Posted By BmanRRT
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=630582&highlight=
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 211
Posted By BmanRRT
yes I did mine myself, I was trying to find the...

yes I did mine myself, I was trying to find the old thread. but I can't seem to. It was a temperature transducer. Its under the dash and there is instructions on how to do it on this site somewhere....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 211
Posted By BmanRRT
It is a common problem, I had the same problem. I...

It is a common problem, I had the same problem. I am trying to remember the name of the part, It is a temperature transducer under the dash. They call it the porcupine. let me see if I can find the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By BmanRRT
I had a similar problem years ago and it turned...

I had a similar problem years ago and it turned our to be a transducer in the a/c fan motor that would drain the battery. Does your a/c work appropriately or does it do weird stuff?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By BmanRRT
Oil Pan Replacement

Has anybody ever replaced their Oil Pan on a 4.4L X5? I am about to do it to mine. I've removed the skid plate and it looks pretty accessible and strait forward. I was just wondering if I am going to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,979
Posted By BmanRRT
How did it work out? Looks like ill be doing it...

How did it work out? Looks like ill be doing it too
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By BmanRRT
And thx btw

And thx btw
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By BmanRRT
Yep, turned out to be a broken head bolt. My...

Yep, turned out to be a broken head bolt. My mechanic had replaced the head gaskets a few years ago, he must have overtightened the bolt. He didn't accept responsibility, but no biggie, I'm glad its...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By BmanRRT
Thankyou. I had them changed a few years ago so...

Thankyou. I had them changed a few years ago so maybe its a loose bolt or something
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By BmanRRT
what is this?? Oil leak. Any help appreciated

hey guys, I found this part or area to be the oil leak that has been troubling me for a while now. It acts up most when I get on it, or tow uphill etc. I have a buddy who is a mechanic (not bmw) but...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By BmanRRT
thanks Zulu. That apparently was it. I read...

thanks Zulu. That apparently was it. I read around and the picture I saw other people experiancing was the smae as I was so I changed it and the problem seems to have gone away. I really appreciate...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,808
Posted By BmanRRT
window regulators are easy to install, the 1st...

window regulators are easy to install, the 1st one might take you a bit to figure out but after that you can do it in about 45min on most vehicles. I drive cars with ~100k miles and live in phx az....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By BmanRRT
ok will do thankyou

ok will do thankyou
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By BmanRRT
Weird Battery Drain

I have a 2000 x5 that keeps surprising me with a dead battery. I've replaced the battery and had the alternator tested (it works), but I keep coming out to a dead battery. I must have something...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 06-29-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 173,661
Posted By BmanRRT
VDO is my worst case. But BMW should fix them for...

VDO is my worst case. But BMW should fix them for free. It's a defective design not a part that wears out
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-02-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 173,661
Posted By BmanRRT
we care, we are outragede also, thats why we got...

we care, we are outragede also, thats why we got the facebook registry to sign up for a class action suite.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 10-20-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 173,661
Posted By BmanRRT
what phone # did you call? I have sent 3 emails...

what phone # did you call? I have sent 3 emails and have not gotten a responce yet.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 10-06-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 173,661
Posted By BmanRRT
Great Idea I think, I joined both groups

Great Idea I think, I joined both groups
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