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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By SonicBoom
Talofox, this is a common issue in our vehicles. ...

Talofox, this is a common issue in our vehicles.

For me, new vanos valves and new spark plugs fixed the problem. It's more likely that it is sticking vanos valves in your case. Do a search,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By SonicBoom
Talofox, this is a common issue in our vehicles. ...

Talofox, this is a common issue in our vehicles.

For me, new vanos valves and new spark plugs fixed the problem. It's more likely that it is sticking vanos valves in your case. Do a search,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
X3
Views: 366
Posted By SonicBoom
You are in limp home mode. Something is seriously...

You are in limp home mode. Something is seriously wrong.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By SonicBoom
I'm not surprised you have had luck. After all,...

I'm not surprised you have had luck. After all, my experience is just one data point among millions.

Very true about the stress a plugged filter will cause to a fuel pump.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By SonicBoom
This is a known issue on out 07s. maybe later...

This is a known issue on out 07s. maybe later models as well.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By SonicBoom
Agreed. Check plugs first. Then coils. ...

Agreed.
Check plugs first.
Then coils.
Then Vanos valves.

The only reason I replaced my Vanos valves is because I was getting the codes for them.

I disagree on the fuel filter. Why? I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By SonicBoom
Agreed. Check plugs first. Then coils. ...

Agreed.
Check plugs first.
Then coils.
Then Vanos valves.

The only reason I replaced my Vanos valves is because I was getting the codes for them.

I disagree on the fuel filter. Why? I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By SonicBoom
I has a similar issue with my 07, except I had to...

I has a similar issue with my 07, except I had to turn the engine off and restart it to get firing on all cylinders again.

I couple of new Vanos solenoid valves almost fixed it. Replacing my worn...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 81,218
Posted By SonicBoom
This isn't right. You can't change more than...

This isn't right. You can't change more than 100%.

The % will slowly creep up to, but never reach, 100%. Each change will take you only halfway to 100%, which makes sense, because each fluid...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By SonicBoom
I see it often too. I also note it is always a GM...

I see it often too. I also note it is always a GM product. :rofl:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By SonicBoom
Parasitic drains are common. Mine dies after two...

Parasitic drains are common. Mine dies after two days.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By SonicBoom
+1 for keeping it.

+1 for keeping it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By SonicBoom
I have the N52. It is a B!tch getting the hoses...

I have the N52.
It is a B!tch getting the hoses off the water pump, and you can't get the water pump out with the hoses attached.

Then next time I do it, it will cut the hoses to get the pump...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By SonicBoom
Proactive replacement is the solution I went with...

Proactive replacement is the solution I went with as well.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By SonicBoom
Yep. I just got one. It's pretty awesome.

Yep.

I just got one. It's pretty awesome.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 943
Posted By SonicBoom
^^^ I thin there is a step missing there. ...

^^^ I thin there is a step missing there. Something like holding down accelerator for a certain amount of time.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 126
Sticky: Pay It Forward
Views: 62,627
Posted By SonicBoom
I now have the creator C110. If anybody in the...

I now have the creator C110. If anybody in the Minneapolis area needs to use it let me know.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By SonicBoom
Wow. Somebody pulled it off. Nice. I tried...

Wow. Somebody pulled it off. Nice.

I tried to get that cover off of my old valve cover, and came to the conclusion that the cover would get destroyed in the process.

I still have that valve...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By SonicBoom
I heard the same. Lifter tick, AND another...

I heard the same. Lifter tick, AND another tick/knock. It doesn't sound like a rod bearing. That is more of a pronounced knock that gets much louder when you put a load on the engine.

Mine makes...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-17-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,388
Posted By SonicBoom
Is your computer losing it's memory? How's...

Is your computer losing it's memory?

How's your battery?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By SonicBoom
Not to shabby. What part of the country do...

Not to shabby.

What part of the country do you live in? I'm guessing you ave fairly consistent temperatures throughout the year.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By SonicBoom
Good stuff. Keep us updated on your progress...

Good stuff. Keep us updated on your progress with BMWNA.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By SonicBoom
I have an 07 as well. My seat nearly burned my...

I have an 07 as well. My seat nearly burned my butt as well.

I went to the junkyard, and bought the entire seat for 200 bucks. It was out of an 06. Everything works good, but I miss my lumbar...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,686
Posted By SonicBoom
:rofl::thumbup:

:rofl::thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By SonicBoom
I just did a drain and fill myself. I heard the...

I just did a drain and fill myself. I heard the click pause too, but my tranny works great, so I don't think you have a problem with the clicking sound.

Like Sudoer said, the fluid issue you have...
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