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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) Today, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By upallnight
If it has been changed there should be a sticker...

If it has been changed there should be a sticker noting that the refrigerant for the system is R134a, and bayonet ports should have been installed. No sticker, no bayonet ports mean no change. If...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By upallnight
The only thing that jumps out at me is the fact...

The only thing that jumps out at me is the fact that the engine coolant temp is only 185F, which is 85C. It should be hotter.

I would scan the X and see if you have a code for a stuck thermostat....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By upallnight
A generic code reader won't read wheel sensors or...

A generic code reader won't read wheel sensors or any ABS trouble codes. You need a specific code reader made to read BMW modules.

Most likely the right rear wheel sensor is the one that has gone...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By upallnight
If you have the app Torque you can configure it...

If you have the app Torque you can configure it to display all of the 02 sensors that is on the X to view their performances while the engine is running. Could be a bad 02 sensor like this guy.
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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By upallnight
If it doesn't engage the starter you could be...

If it doesn't engage the starter you could be looking at an EWS issue.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By upallnight
Why are you going with old technology. I have a...

Why are you going with old technology. I have a Grom unit in place of CD changer and can listen to MP3 files which early CD changer can not handle if you rip music. It also allows me to stream...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-21-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By upallnight
Did you ever replace the rubber boot that...

Did you ever replace the rubber boot that connects to the ICV and the throttle body? That is a known weak point and the cause of many vacuum leaks. With that kind of mileage on the engine, the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By upallnight
What are you using to scan the BMW with? Perhaps...

What are you using to scan the BMW with? Perhaps you need to get it scan with BMW software like this guy.

http://www.xoutpost.com/651945-post20.html
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By upallnight
Turn on the AC and you won't need to open the...

Turn on the AC and you won't need to open the sunroof.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By upallnight
Bad engine coolant temp sensor (ECT).

Bad engine coolant temp sensor (ECT).
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-19-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By upallnight
Most likely someone tried to reset the trip...

Most likely someone tried to reset the trip odometer while the car was moving and stripped a gear. A good speedometer shop should be able to replace the gear and get it working again.

Here's a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-19-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By upallnight
I had a stone lodged between the rotor and the...

I had a stone lodged between the rotor and the back plate on one of my car and it made a grinding noise. You need to take the wheel off and see if perhaps you have a stone or a bent plate. Could...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-19-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By upallnight
I had both racks for my Touring but sold both...

I had both racks for my Touring but sold both racks when I sold my Touring about 8 years ago. I just wanted you to know that there was two type of racks sold by BMW for the Touring.

I do have two...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-18-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By upallnight
Engine light is on, but is it the same code? ...

Engine light is on, but is it the same code?

Do you have a scanner that can access real time data?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-14-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By upallnight
There were two factory racks available for the...

There were two factory racks available for the E34 Touring. An aero rack and a BMW aftermarket rack that looks similar to racks for the three series. Which one are you looking for. Yakima also...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-12-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By upallnight
Would help if you told everyone which X5 you...

Would help if you told everyone which X5 you have. The I6 engines X5's came with a GM trans the V8 X5's came with ZF trans, and the 4.6 and 4.8is X5's came with a 6 speed trans. I'm just assuming...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-12-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By upallnight
Have you kept up with any of the routine...

Have you kept up with any of the routine maintenance such as replacing the fuel filter?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By upallnight
I think everyone comment is geared toward the...

I think everyone comment is geared toward the Original Poster.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By upallnight
I think everyone comment is geared toward the...

I think everyone comment is geared toward the Original Poster.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By upallnight
BMW never made a X5 8.8, X5 4.8is maybe?

BMW never made a X5 8.8, X5 4.8is maybe?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By upallnight
Depends on which trans you have. If you have the...

Depends on which trans you have. If you have the GM built trans it came with Dexron III but Dexron III is no longer available, so you can use Dexron VI or anything that meets the spec.

For the ZF...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By upallnight
I learned to drive cars without abs long time...

I learned to drive cars without abs long time ago. Never had an accident.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By upallnight
If it from the transcooler you will need to...

If it from the transcooler you will need to replace any atf in the cooler as well as any that leaks out.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By upallnight
That piece was probably attached to the part that...

That piece was probably attached to the part that is now leaking. You will need to replace the entire part as that piece that broke off is not sold separately.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,200
Posted By upallnight
From your description sounds like the engine is...

From your description sounds like the engine is not getting enough gas. You will need to connect a pressure gauge at the fuel rail and see what the pressure you have. Could be a fuel pump that is...
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