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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,620
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Sounds like a go then... What about the laser...

Sounds like a go then... What about the laser nkg iridium? Is there a difference between those and the IX?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,620
Posted By chrisdaniels33
So is it safe to say that the NKG is a good way...

So is it safe to say that the NKG is a good way to go besides going with the Dealer? Also has anyone used or knows about using the OE Laser Iridium plugs? The dealer here wants almost 25 bucks per...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Got s code that read cylinder 5 misfire. P0305...

Got s code that read cylinder 5 misfire. P0305 from a local auto zone parts store. Could that be a result of them doing something when the installed the Vanos?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Shaking and Rattling after Changing Vanos

Earlier last week I had the Vanos Solenoids changed on the 2007 X3 with 120,000 miles on it, along with changing the oil and filter. It ran smooth all week long, when I went out the morning and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 63,591
Posted By chrisdaniels33
2007 120,000 miles, some hiccups but nothing...

2007 120,000 miles, some hiccups but nothing major yet...

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Ok just replaced both vanos at $170 a piece,...

Ok just replaced both vanos at $170 a piece, decided to do both, changed oil and filter, can't believe the difference in the drive of the vehicle, feels like a new vehicle...

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By chrisdaniels33
At this point I'm a little upset, just watched a...

At this point I'm a little upset, just watched a video which seems pretty easy and straight forward to change the vanos, and he did them in about 15 minutes. The $807 plus tax seems crazy to me at...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By chrisdaniels33
I'm not mechanically inclined at all, but maybe I...

I'm not mechanically inclined at all, but maybe I can purchase everything from them and pay a local mechanic to do the work. He also said the engine has to be re set or something like that after the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By chrisdaniels33
So I have taken the car to the dealer for...

So I have taken the car to the dealer for diagnostic and was told the vanos solenoid was bad and I might as well get the oil changed with the filter done with it, 807 plus tax, to me that sounds...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Thanks... I figured as much, I guess to the shop...

Thanks... I figured as much, I guess to the shop she goes, was really trying to avoid the diagnostic...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By chrisdaniels33
SES light...

I have 2007 x3 with about 120,000 miles on her, got it not to long ago and already had some work done to it by the dealer. At any rate, my SES light comes on intermittently, it comes on for a day and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,646
Posted By chrisdaniels33
That just sound expensive..

That just sound expensive..
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,646
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Yes I also Google searched and got the same...

Yes I also Google searched and got the same thing, funny thing is, it comes on soon after getting gas, then after I take the cap off and put it back on, within a few hours it seems to go off. Could...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,646
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Code from Autozone P1553

My SES came on and decided to take It to a local part store to check it with their reader rather than pay the dealer $200 bucks for it, the code it pushed out was 1553 I've done a little searching...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Thanks I was thinking of going with rain x, and...

Thanks I was thinking of going with rain x, and the grommet I am going to pick up one today...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Thanks both very helpful...

Thanks both very helpful...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Window Wiper and Window Washer Fluid Leak

I've been scouring the forum for these two issues... One I need to replace my wipers, and was wondering can I just purchase some from a local parts store? And what are the sizes? May sound like a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By chrisdaniels33
I was also told I needed on at a jiffy lube, not...

I was also told I needed on at a jiffy lube, not that I got an oil change there, but I happen to chat with a guy from there, he showed the contraption to me, funny, it does look like an IV for a car,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,367
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Okay thanks for the info, at the end of the day I...

Okay thanks for the info, at the end of the day I guess I will feel better knowing it was done by them... By the way Circle BMW in Eatontown, NJ is great, with great staff...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,367
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Ok thanks, just wanted another opinion...

Ok thanks, just wanted another opinion...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,367
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Wheel Alignment

I recently replaced my lower rear control arms, and my two back tires, which was the problem I was having with the strange noise when hitting bumps on the road I posted bout earlier. Anyway the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Whenever I hit a bump and low speeds especially...

Whenever I hit a bump and low speeds especially it makes a noise like something is spinning, sort of like a grinding noise and I can feel it under me. I have it at the dealer now, and that's what...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By chrisdaniels33
Lower Control Arm Bar

Anyone ever had their rear lower control arm bar bend on a 2007 bmw x3? Cost for repair at the dealer $700? Oil Gasket Filter House, cost at the dealer $200? For the lower control arm bar, what were...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-18-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By chrisdaniels33
C. A. R. S Extended Warranty

I know now, after researching that third party extended warranties are basically useless but it came with the car when i purchased from the used car dealer. Has anyone ever dealt with them before, or...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-18-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By chrisdaniels33
indie Shop in jersey

Hello everyone, my service engine light came on a month after purchasing my 2007 x3. I am wondering if anyone knows of a good indie shop to take her to in the Northern New Jersey area? Even down by...
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