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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,027
Posted By runner999
I would find another dealer. I know it's...

I would find another dealer. I know it's expensive to have those guys work on our vehicles but they have the diag equipment which should show the recorded faults in your X3.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-01-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,921
Posted By runner999
I beleive what you are referring to maybe related...

I beleive what you are referring to maybe related to xDrive transfer case. My 2010 328i xDrive and 2007 X3 both have some drivetrain whine which seems to be common with the AWD xDrive models. The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,027
Posted By runner999
Surprisingly, it wasn't to bad after my BMW Car...

Surprisingly, it wasn't to bad after my BMW Car Club membership discount and ended up costing ~$145 USD. I put it in myself (very easy) and my 2007 X3 didn't require battery registration.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,027
Posted By runner999
It was a combination of things. The main issue...

It was a combination of things. The main issue was the battery nearing end of life, it just wasn't able to store enough charge to start the engine and provide the needed current for other electrical...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,555
Posted By runner999
I pulled the lower seat cushion (very easy) off...

I pulled the lower seat cushion (very easy) off my 07 X3 LCI without heated rear seats and there aren't any wires or heater elements from the factory installed covers. So it would be more cost...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By runner999
Folding Mirrors and Windows Acting Weird

In an earlier thread I had some bazzar problems with the lights on my 2007 X3 and a poster said the check the battery. I saw the the battery's green eye was dark so I replaced the the battery from...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,027
Posted By runner999
That was it, no green eye and the battery is the...

That was it, no green eye and the battery is the original (4 years old). I set off to the dealer and 6 miles in things started to work again. So I bought another battery from the dealer instead of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,027
Posted By runner999
Lights going crazy

I went to start my 2007 X3 tonight and the headlights went on than off in high beams, left turn signals were blinking and could not be canceled, dash lights went dim and bright on their own. I shut...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,607
Posted By runner999
My 07 X3 3.0si was missing the plastic oil drain...

My 07 X3 3.0si was missing the plastic oil drain plug access cover as shown on the reinforcement plate above. Tried looking on real oem for this cover to no avail. Anyone have the Part Number for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,260
Posted By runner999
http://www.homedepot.com/buy/outdoors/outdoor-powe...

http://www.homedepot.com/buy/outdoors/outdoor-power-equipment/power-care/universal-replacement-bolt-and-knob-86661.html
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,260
Posted By runner999
Thanks for the Inspiration!

Did mine very similiar and it works like a charm. All the parts (Superstrut and hardware) except the fork mounts were bought at Home Depot. The plastic handle bolts made by Powercare were in the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,445
Posted By runner999
US Spec 2007 X3 E83 Coding

There is a lot of info out there for the E46 and E90's but little info on the E83 which appears to be BMW's "hand me down child" in their series lineup. I'm a newbe and have had success in coding the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 835
Posted By runner999
2007 X3 passenger air bag cover replacement

I have a small 1/4" cut on the passenger side black air bag cover part# 51453423365

The part is not that expensive from the various part wholesalers listed here and I'd like to take a crack at...
Forum: Exterior 02-18-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By runner999
Sold

Sold
Forum: Parting Out 02-18-2011, 07:14 AM
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Views: 242
Posted By runner999
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,200
Posted By runner999
I did not know this at first but it looks like...

I did not know this at first but it looks like it's an issue with the adaptive brake lights. When I checked initially, without the car moving, the drivers side adaptive light went on with light...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,200
Posted By runner999
Called the dealer today. They said I still had...

Called the dealer today. They said I still had some time left on the original full maintenance warranty and they will cover it and provide a loaner. I've had wonderful service by this dealer in the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,200
Posted By runner999
2007 X3 - 1 Brake light out on tail gate

I recently bought a CPO 2007 X3 with 39k miles and have found this forum very informative.

A few days back the "lamp defective" light came on and found the passenger side brake light was out on...
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