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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,260
Posted By srtudas
Almost the same thing happened to me. We think...

Almost the same thing happened to me. We think that someone hit our mirror on our X5 because it does not lock in position when you close the door it moves. Not all the way folded in, but enough to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,801
Posted By srtudas
We fixed the control arms and the chassis...

We fixed the control arms and the chassis bushings 3 months ago for $2100 dollars and we still have the same problem. What we have to do is just come to a complete stop and then accelerate or else...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-02-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By srtudas
Congratulations on your new car! The new 5 series...

Congratulations on your new car! The new 5 series is a piece of art. And you got the 4.4L V8 that's going to be fast!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-09-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By srtudas
Yes that is the decision to make now. If I had it...

Yes that is the decision to make now. If I had it my way I would buy a new car. Even though you would have a monthly payment, the repair bill for the X5 has definitely added up to what it would cost...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By srtudas
I understand and it may have been because of the...

I understand and it may have been because of the owners of both vehicles before we bought them. The people who leased the car before us could've driven the car hard. We never know. All I can say is...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By srtudas
But we do not drive on bad roads or push the car...

But we do not drive on bad roads or push the car to its limit. We just use this car to get to and from a job and the store. It is driven about 20 miles each day. We also do not take hard turns. We...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By srtudas
Thumbs down What is the matter with the control arms?

Hey everyone we have a 2004 X5 4.4i and a 2008 535XI. The X5 has about 116,000 miles and the 535XI has about 60,000 they were both CPO's when we bought them. We had to replace the control arms in the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-29-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By srtudas
Well today we want to test drive the new GLK350...

Well today we want to test drive the new GLK350 and ML350. We were thinking about leasing one of those cars. We compared the ML350 to the X5 3.5i both 2013 models and the X5 was much more expensive...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-29-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By srtudas
I think that the $5,000 is for both the master...

I think that the $5,000 is for both the master cylinder and the other problem. My brother said that it seems like the ABS is not functioning correctly like you said and that may be the other large...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By srtudas
Angry Brake Problems with 2004 X5 4.4i

Hello everyone! I am new to the forums and I have just run into a huge problem with my 2004 X5 4.4I. The problem is with the brakes. When we took it in to get it fixed they said that there was...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,801
Posted By srtudas
Do not bother repairing the transmission because...

Do not bother repairing the transmission because there is nothing to fix. This is a problem on all of the E53 X5's 4.4i. I have the exact same model as you and we have the same problem. Do not try to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,314
Posted By srtudas
We had a similar problem with my 2004 X5 4.4i and...

We had a similar problem with my 2004 X5 4.4i and the front driver door handle would not work on the exterior. We took it into our dealership and they said that the baseplate was broken for the door...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-22-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By srtudas
W have a 2004 X5 4.4i and this problem kind of...

W have a 2004 X5 4.4i and this problem kind of sounds like a similar or the same problem. When we are slowing down to stop sign but then we see no cars coming so we can go we notice that the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By srtudas
Our 2004 X5 4.4i was blowing out black smoke the...

Our 2004 X5 4.4i was blowing out black smoke the whole time the engine was running. Luckily it was still under CPO warranty. We took it to the dealership and they replaced the cylinder heads. This...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By srtudas
My dad just bought a CPO 2008 BMW 535XI fully...

My dad just bought a CPO 2008 BMW 535XI fully loaded with navigation, cold weather package, park distance control, premium package, and comfort access. He just bought it last December in 2011. It is...
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