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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-08-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 95,421
Posted By Maxman
So, this "German Engineering" wonder has been...

So, this "German Engineering" wonder has been malfunctioning since roughly 2000. GREAT! It just cost me $2500 to replace the whole assembly. Took my 2005 X5 3.0 to the Stealer and they wanted...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,384
Posted By Maxman
My issue was a bad throttle body. It stuck in a...

My issue was a bad throttle body. It stuck in a nearly closed position after idling for extended periods of time, such as a long traffic delay on the Interstate or, a double car wash. My Indy...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-10-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,384
Posted By Maxman
Thanks.... I will explore that......

Thanks.... I will explore that......
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-09-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,384
Posted By Maxman
And, what 4X4/ABS trip do you speak of?....

And, what 4X4/ABS trip do you speak of?....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-09-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,384
Posted By Maxman
Engine Failsafe Prog

It has happened several times since that car wash. Each time is the same thing. Each time, if I let it sit for a few minutes, the error code clears and it runs fine until the next time.

I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-09-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,384
Posted By Maxman
Engine Failsafe Prog

Yet another ENGINE FAILSAFE PROG story.

Took my 05 X5 through the car wash, touchfree of course. Not all the soap was removed, so they ran it through again. Upon exiting, vehicle lurched,...
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