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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By seeskan
The pump has a small rectangular "weeping hole"...

The pump has a small rectangular "weeping hole" on its body. When it wears out internally it would leak out of that hole. Time to replace.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By seeskan
Cool Hi Your head lamp washer pump(if you have one)...

Hi
Your head lamp washer pump(if you have one) is larger than the other two you can tell. The other two (wind shield and rear window pump are identical. Pull the electric plug in one of them. And...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By seeskan
Swap the rear window washer pump with your good...

Swap the rear window washer pump with your good wind shield pump for trouble shooting. If it works then it is a bad pump.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By seeskan
Unfortunately the German engineers do. Yes you...

Unfortunately the German engineers do. Yes you have to remove the bumper and then the light assembly in order to change the turn signal bulb.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By seeskan
There is no clutch on 2006 e53 4.4 . the fan is...

There is no clutch on 2006 e53 4.4 . the fan is electric and not attached to the engine. It is clipped onto the rear of the radiator.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-17-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By seeskan
I have a 05 X5 with wide screen nav. I bought a...

I have a 05 X5 with wide screen nav. I bought a $40 Aux audio input cable from the dealer that plugs into an open receptacle behind the screen. It is plug and play. I use it for my Ipod and it works...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By seeskan
I am not a mechanic, I am slow and methodic! and...

I am not a mechanic, I am slow and methodic! and it was my first time. I would say it took me 2 hours. If I do it again may be I will do it in 45 minutes.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By seeskan
I just did that myself. Radiator stays but you...

I just did that myself. Radiator stays but you need to remove the plastic cover on top of the radiator, and the cooling fan.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By seeskan
Easy fix!!

Got a tube of wind shield sealant (clear in color and runny Almost like Crazy Glue). Put a bead along the edge of the black rubber seal on top of the wind shield, problem solved. The tea kettle...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-17-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,400
Posted By seeskan
I have had the same problem on my 05 X5 4.4 since...

I have had the same problem on my 05 X5 4.4 since I bought it 3 years ago with 65k mls. I noticed on the service records that the original owner had taken the car to the dealer twice for the same...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 08-24-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,529
Posted By seeskan
Where to buy Intravee II

Does Intravee have a dealer in the US? or do I have to order it from UK?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,970
Posted By seeskan
I get avg 17mpg on my 2005 4.4, with 19 inch...

I get avg 17mpg on my 2005 4.4, with 19 inch staggered wheels. I use a set of 17 inch wheels in winter (Southern California!!!) I get close to 20MPG
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-30-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By seeskan
I have the same problem on my 2005 X5. At speeds...

I have the same problem on my 2005 X5. At speeds above mph,a whistling noise starts inside front part of the ceiling. It sounds more like a tea kettle coming to boil! The strange thing is that if I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-12-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By seeskan
I bought a loaded 2005 4.4 from a local Ford...

I bought a loaded 2005 4.4 from a local Ford Dealership for $20k in May 2009. Had 74k miles on it.
I would say $23k for what you are looking at is a fair market value, Not a "steal".
Good...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-11-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,593
Posted By seeskan
Does your coolant tempeture guage reach to...

Does your coolant tempeture guage reach to "normal" about middle of the dail after warm up and stay there? If yes ,then the themostat is good
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By seeskan
Wistling noise from ceiling

Hi Everyone..
I finally decided to register in your great forum.
I have a 2005 X5 4.4 equipped with the large moon roof. At speeds passed 70mph, a progressively louder noise sounding like a...
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