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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-22-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 53,308
Posted By NJPILOT
Transmission rebuild cost ????

I have an X5 with 147,000 and the original transmission.

Can I reasonably expect get 200,000 out of my transmission?

What does a transmission rebuild cost?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By NJPILOT
I (Hopefully) pick up the X5 from the dealer...

I (Hopefully) pick up the X5 from the dealer tomorrow.

Fingers crossed.
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 05-20-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,443
Posted By NJPILOT
Looks great.

Looks great.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By NJPILOT
I pull the dipstick once a week. Like any good...

I pull the dipstick once a week. Like any good pilot, the guages are nice, but I want to eyeball it myself.

The joy of redundancy.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-20-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By NJPILOT
Go to the dealer or a mechanic. Have them check...

Go to the dealer or a mechanic. Have them check the codes. I just went through a number of sensors being replaced on my 2005 with 147,000 miles. There are "potential fault" codes and "hard fault"...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By NJPILOT
See post above yours by a few slots. May be...

See post above yours by a few slots. May be valve issue. My 2005 X5 with 147,000. I do 3,600 miles a month and add about 1 quart. I change with filter and full synthetic every 7,000.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By NJPILOT
How Many Miles Have You Got ?

I have a 2005 X5 with 147,000. Has my X5 reached the end-of-life stage ?

What year have you got and how many miles?

See Electrical Nightmare post below on my recent $3,200 in repairs for...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,589
Posted By NJPILOT
I may know a customer for you

I know a guy with a 2008 X5 blowing smoke. I'll give him your post.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-16-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By NJPILOT
Unhappy Electrical Nightmare

I have a 2005 X5 (E53) with 150,000 miles. 2 weeks ago I had the thermostat replaced. Service engine light came on and temp needle pegged into red. On restart both went away, but mechanic said bad...
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