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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,481
Posted By ssoh
Auxiliary power adaptor always on?

Hi guys,

I have a question about this adaptor...this is inside the glove compartment where the flashlight is attached.

I have a 2007 X3, if I install the adaptor to get 12v power out, does it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,487
Posted By ssoh
Thanks for the reply. I am pretty noob when...

Thanks for the reply.

I am pretty noob when it comes down to any stereo or radio component. If I replace H/U, can I still use the current Amp/Sub/Speakers that I currently have? or I need to get...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,487
Posted By ssoh
Hi Evlengr I know it's an old thread, and...

Hi Evlengr

I know it's an old thread, and I've replied long ago.
Now, I am facing more permanent issue - radio works but no sound come out of speaker, and it still doesn't work after restarting...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,398
Posted By ssoh
2007 X3 Si, 110K Km

2007 X3 Si, 110K Km
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,937
Posted By ssoh
I had the same issue this winter, and cost me a...

I had the same issue this winter, and cost me a lot to find out from the dealer.
Mine was one of those forced brake light that never goes on. The socket was burnt so they replaced and the dash...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,780
Posted By ssoh
My stock tires are 18" Michelin MX. They are...

My stock tires are 18" Michelin MX. They are okay, but not good in Canadian winter. I also has 17" Dunlop winter tire package from dealer, and they are great in winter for sure.
Looking for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,526
Posted By ssoh
Used Si-1 previously and had a great mileage. ...

Used Si-1 previously and had a great mileage.

Now I am close to 10k km after last clean up, so I may add another bottle soon before the oil change.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,487
Posted By ssoh
I had this issue maybe couple times a year. ...

I had this issue maybe couple times a year. Again, I don't know what causes this, but it always came back after next start up. So I didn't bother too much.
I don't think it's the problem with the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,250
Posted By ssoh
I had the similar problem and brought the car in...

I had the similar problem and brought the car in to dealer.. it was adaptive brake light and they changed the socket. (not the bulb.)
cost me a lot $$$ since CPO doesn't cover any lights. well...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,281
Posted By ssoh
update: went to dealership to take a look at...

update: went to dealership to take a look at this warning light at dash. mechanic took a quick look at all the lights and even changes some of them using OEM bulbs, but still on.
Now, I am booking...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,281
Posted By ssoh
Nope, I do not have any other light other than...

Nope, I do not have any other light other than the light bulb failure.

Maybe it's the old code then. (I don't have any overheating problem though.)

I was expecting to see something around...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,281
Posted By ssoh
interesting find here... I went downstairs...

interesting find here...

I went downstairs to parking lot and scanned with OBD ii, I got the following code : P0597 OBDII code - Thermostat heater control circuit open

which to me, has nothing...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,281
Posted By ssoh
and this is not something CPO warranty covers? ...

and this is not something CPO warranty covers?

i wonder how much they charge for a light bulb...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,281
Posted By ssoh
where is this second brake bulb located? i...

where is this second brake bulb located?

i can't make it to turn on anyway...but at least i'd like to know where so that i can take a look....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,281
Posted By ssoh
Thanks UncleJ The brake light bulb was one...

Thanks UncleJ

The brake light bulb was one of those wedged end type. There was no silver or copper base though?
The only thing is , I couldn't find W16W bulb like the manual says. But cross...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,281
Posted By ssoh
Exterior Bulb Warning light need reset?

Hi all,

I got this light on my dash for broken brake light bulb, now I got it replaced and working.

But the dash light is still on and bothering me when driving.

Does it require a reset or...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By ssoh
Replica M5 Rim fitment?

I am trying to buy a second handed winter tires on rim, and came across one set that has used on 2008 750i.

I can see that the rim is M5 replica rim, and also understand bolt pattern will match...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,002
Posted By ssoh
This is my first time going thru winter up here...

This is my first time going thru winter up here at North..

Hopefully changing to awd vehicle pays off. =)

Haven't got snow in Toronto yet. Although, it's getting cold at night. close to 0...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,526
Posted By ssoh
Oil change fluid brand/type

I am planning to change my engine oil/filter in between dealer/computer recommended cycles.

The indy shop I go to doesn't use BMW oem oil, but rather uses mobile one or lubro moly in 0w40 or 5w40...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,650
Posted By ssoh
I have M sports package, thus my car comes with...

I have M sports package, thus my car comes with 18" M wheel.

It has michellin rubbers on them now, and I can't complain too much.

Ride on 18" is fairly firm, my friends and wife hate it because...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,380
Posted By ssoh
How's Costco Gas?

There's a newly built gas station in Costco near my work, and wondering how good the quality of gas is from there.

Being about 14c / L cheaper than other gas stations, it's pretty attractive deal....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By ssoh
Thanks AznM For sure this wasn't the case...

Thanks AznM

For sure this wasn't the case during summer time. I only noticed it last week (maybe more times but only saw last Sat) it turns on even around 3:30pm.
I was going to take it to the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By ssoh
Auto Headlight turns on during the day

I noticed last weekend when we had a sunny, bright day that my headlights were on with automatic mode turned on.

I always drive with auto on, but this was the first time I noticed it turned on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,658
Posted By ssoh
I have used winter tires here in Toronto for my...

I have used winter tires here in Toronto for my past cars. They were better than all seasons for sure, but with all the hassle of storing, swapping, rebalancing etc, didn't feel like I would...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,948
Posted By ssoh
$123 + tax will get me plain oil and filter...

$123 + tax will get me plain oil and filter change. nothing else up here.

$150 or more + tax will get me oil and filter + computer reset to next oil service.

I live in a condo building and...
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