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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,056
Posted By snowfro
In my car when I drop the panel to access the...

In my car when I drop the panel to access the fuses there is a piece of paper that identifies the fuses. Let me know if you don't have it I'll scan mine in for you.

As for actual electrical...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,557
Posted By snowfro
Haha yeah I took my car in for the airbag light...

Haha yeah I took my car in for the airbag light and got a list of items to address and these were all on there plus some. I was blown away that the oil pan gasket is, according to BMW, a 15 hour...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,050
Posted By snowfro
Yessir picked mine up last Wednesday sure was...

Yessir picked mine up last Wednesday sure was nice to see a clean cluster with no warning lights! That stupid airbag light had been on for years and I was beginning to think it was going to stay that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 107,918
Posted By snowfro
Just the front control arms. There are two, so...

Just the front control arms. There are two, so far I've only replaced the one they call a wishbone which has the ball joint integrated into the arm. Next I'll replace the ones that are further...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,834
Posted By snowfro
Hey I've been having this problem for a few years...

Hey I've been having this problem for a few years now. If it is in fact the same problem that everyone else is having you can discount the notion of the torque converter, because I have a 6 speed.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,050
Posted By snowfro
^^^^ This explains exactly what happened in my...

^^^^ This explains exactly what happened in my case. The DEALER told me they could do nothing for me because I was looking for my VIN to match the recall, but BMWUSA is the one that indicated that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,050
Posted By snowfro
ncord I'd say if you don't get the answer you...

ncord I'd say if you don't get the answer you want contact BMW of North America. I just asked them to explain why my specific vehicle was covered and so many others in the same year were covered even...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,050
Posted By snowfro
Passenger Airbag Light

Hey everyone I just got some great news from BMW! You may remember the recall for some x3s a few years back for the sensor matte under the passenger seat deteriorating and permanently disabling the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-31-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 107,918
Posted By snowfro
Tranny fluid is next, something I should have...

Tranny fluid is next, something I should have done ages ago but one time an indy shop told me I had a lifetime fluid and recommended against changing it. Now my transmission is getting notchy and I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-31-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 107,918
Posted By snowfro
Whoa whoa whoa... What? I've been trying to...

Whoa whoa whoa... What? I've been trying to figure out that stupid stuttering for years, I just thought I had put too much wear on my transmission or something. You're thinking it could be a bad o2...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 107,918
Posted By snowfro
Replacing Rear Shocks Part 2: Shock Removal and Installation

Here's part two of the process of replacing the rear shocks. This one is not as thorough picture wise (I was in a hurry to put it back together!) but the parts not pictured should be relatively...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By snowfro
I guess fluids are next then, even if it is...

I guess fluids are next then, even if it is supposed to be a lifetime fluid. That might explain why my shifter lever popped out of the plastic piece where it connects to the shifter bracket. The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By snowfro
Awesome I've never met another 6-speed x3 driver...

Awesome I've never met another 6-speed x3 driver before. Never even seen another one IRL.

When I had my 90k mile maintenance done the guy told me the transmission and diff fluids are "lifetime"...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 107,918
Posted By snowfro
E83 Rear Shock Removal DIY Step 1 - Rear Panel Removal

I finally got around to replacing my rear shocks this weekend! I had been meaning to do it for a long time but was intimidated by how much stuff had to be moved out of the way just to get to the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 107,918
Posted By snowfro
Front Wishbone (Control arm?) Replacement with pics DIY

Hi everyone I've entered that point in my 2004 x3's life where things are starting to fail. Since I'm studying automotive mechanics I'm trying to do everything myself. Haha it's been a blast. Anyways...
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