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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Martin5333
It really is a mistery. I don`t think it is the...

It really is a mistery. I don`t think it is the starter or the battery. It simply won`t crank with one key but with the other spare one and the plastic I don`t experience problems...! My concern is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Martin5333
Hello Guys! this afternoon I experienced the...

Hello Guys!
this afternoon I experienced the same crank problem with one of my keys. It simply didnīt crank with the key I usually have as a second replacement that I only use for moving the car in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By Martin5333
See the thread " sunroof stuck open" it will show...

See the thread " sunroof stuck open" it will show you how to shut it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,932
Posted By Martin5333
Nice Pics!!! and nice X3 color!! ;)

Nice Pics!!! and nice X3 color!! ;)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,377
Posted By Martin5333
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,251
Posted By Martin5333
I have the same problem!

I have the same problem!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 125,020
Posted By Martin5333
Evan, if your 4 tires aren`t the correct size...

Evan,
if your 4 tires aren`t the correct size (as indicated in your owner`s manual), same brand and tread you will have in the future a serious deterioration and failure of your transfer case....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 125,020
Posted By Martin5333
maxeaus, It seems according to your description...

maxeaus, It seems according to your description that I had your same problem. I changed the transfer case oil and that solved the situation ( I hit 90K km at the time). I would check this first. If...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 63,145
Posted By Martin5333
58K miles (93K kilometers) , and flying!

58K miles (93K kilometers) , and flying!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,201
Posted By Martin5333
It is the best car Iīve ever driven in terms of...

It is the best car Iīve ever driven in terms of maneuverability, handling, and reliability on the road. It handles corners like a karting it is fast and responsive. Overall fun to drive and with a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,825
Posted By Martin5333
You should see smoke coming from under the hood...

You should see smoke coming from under the hood from time to time. This together with the burnt oil smell is surely a valve cover gasket problem.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 965
Posted By Martin5333
Parking assist failure

Hi guys,
it seems that the parking assist in my X3 is failing to work properly. Actually it doesn`t operate at all. When I put in the reverse I get a constant chime for about 3 seconds and it stops,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By Martin5333
Some more pics for the album!!

Some more pics for the album!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 125,020
Posted By Martin5333
Isn`t this what you are looking for? ...

Isn`t this what you are looking for? http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...9&postcount=38
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Martin5333
Merry Xmas and Happy New Year from Argentina!!!

Merry Xmas and Happy New Year from Argentina!!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By Martin5333
Hi, you will have to change de entire third stop...

Hi, you will have to change de entire third stop light device. I did it just yesterday in my X3. got the part from Tischer BMW USD 83 plus shipping. http://www.getbmwparts.com/
It is an easy DIY...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 125,020
Posted By Martin5333
If this doesn`t work change the transfer case...

If this doesn`t work change the transfer case fluid asap. I did it and it solved all the jerking problem. :thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,935
Posted By Martin5333
I changad the TC fluid and haven't had any more...

I changad the TC fluid and haven't had any more shudders or jerking problems TG. I had the vent roof stuck open but performed the modifications and with the main panel fully functional no more...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,935
Posted By Martin5333
did you ever change the Transfer case fluid?

did you ever change the Transfer case fluid?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,935
Posted By Martin5333
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By Martin5333
HAHAHA! I guess you want to warm the bastard not...

HAHAHA! I guess you want to warm the bastard not weld it or set it on fire!!! hahhaaa! thanks for the humor :rofl:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By Martin5333
Has anyone tried with the grey colored cup...

Has anyone tried with the grey colored cup holder? If so, does it look ok? I have my cupholder with scratches an peeling of on certain spots and it looks terrible...

Sorry my ignorance but by heat...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,935
Posted By Martin5333
The problem usually is related to the tilt/vent...

The problem usually is related to the tilt/vent position of the rear panel, not being able to shut down. If you use it only to slide open and close I don`t think you`ll experience problems of this...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,357
Posted By Martin5333
Yep, that`s it! I also solved it that way and...

Yep, that`s it! I also solved it that way and haven`t had any more troubles...so far ;)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,602
Posted By Martin5333
Guys this is what exactly happened this morning...

Guys this is what exactly happened this morning with my X3. Every once in a while I see a bit of smoke out the motor compartment and by inspecting i can tell there is a bit of oil under the valve...
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