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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By raaizin
N52 water pump failure notifications

What are the signs to alert driver once the waterpump fails. Is it only the temperature gauge. My wife has a 2008 X3 and I am pretty sure she doesnt look at the gauges :(. Does the car decrease...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By raaizin
My wifes X3 ticks when she does a few short trips...

My wifes X3 ticks when she does a few short trips in a row. I told her to keep transmission in sport the last few miles. Keeping the revs up seems to help.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By raaizin
Wouldnt two different tires on same axle cause...

Wouldnt two different tires on same axle cause issue with the differential,
not the xdrive?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By raaizin
I use two zip ties to get coils out..see link...

I use two zip ties to get coils out..see link below


http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28303
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By raaizin
OBD scanner

I am looking for a scanner for my wifes 2008 X3. I have a Vag Comm from Ross Tech which I use on my 2007 Audi A6. Is this compatable on the BMW??
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By raaizin
i believe so

i believe so
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By raaizin
That link is for an 2004... here is a diy for the...

That link is for an 2004... here is a diy for the n52

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUTUxa89W68
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By raaizin
Jeff, So sorry i didnt get back to you earlier...

Jeff, So sorry i didnt get back to you earlier but work has been crazy. By the nav unit I see a bundle with 4 plugs. One white and 3 black plugs. Does that mean I am prewired?? I checked realoem...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By raaizin
Any info on part number for radio for a 2008 with...

Any info on part number for radio for a 2008 with nav??
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By raaizin
Please explain, This is my wifes car and pretty...

Please explain, This is my wifes car and pretty sure she never looks at the gauges. I am a little concerned if it fails she will cook the motor since she doesnt look at the gauges...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,160
Posted By raaizin
You probably already have the tool in your house...

You probably already have the tool in your house and its FREEE!!!!. Its called a zip tie and they work great. Follow this thread.


http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28303
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,083
Posted By raaizin
I have used Bon Ami to clean windshields in the...

I have used Bon Ami to clean windshields in the past


http://www.bonami.com/index.php/products/powder_cleanser/
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By raaizin
As it turns out it only happened once, as my wife...

As it turns out it only happened once, as my wife filled it Wed NOT Thr so all is good so far (fingers crossed).
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By raaizin
We really dont top off the car...thanks for...

We really dont top off the car...thanks for response though
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By raaizin
Cant fuel vehicle, fuel pump shuts off

While filling my wifes 2008 X3, the fuel pump shuts off and it is difficult to fill the tank. Happened at two different stations, is it a car issue or station issue. It appears it might be an issue...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-03-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By raaizin
transfer case question

Is the transfer case in the F25 the same as in the E 83? Have any improvements for durability been made?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-27-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By raaizin
transfer case question

Is the transfer case in the E84 the same as found in the E83. Have any changes been made.

I have an 2008 E83 that failed at 46k miles. And wondering if BMW did anything to correct this issue?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By raaizin
rear brake light replacement

Wifes 2008 X3 passenger rear brake light was out. The one on the body of the car, NOT the one on the tailgateI read the manual and did multiple searches. I even saw a video on the subject. I...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-01-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,180
Posted By raaizin
Thanks for info!

Thanks for info!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By raaizin
thanks for info!!! at 2:10 shows how to remove

thanks for info!!! at 2:10 shows how to remove
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-31-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,180
Posted By raaizin
driving with a failed ignition coil N52 engine

Recently I had an ignition coil fail on my wife's 2008 X3, assuming a total failure not intermitent. Is fuel shut off to the cylinder which isnt firing, or is fuel still being dumped into that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By raaizin
yep thats it, how does that sensor come out of...

yep thats it, how does that sensor come out of valve cover?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By raaizin
Cant post a pic but if you go to pic 8 in this...

Cant post a pic but if you go to pic 8 in this post it is the sensor on the valve cover. It is the sensor at the bottom of the pic
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By raaizin
valve cover question

I have a 2008 X3 and developed a P301, which was a bad coil. By the number one cylinder there is some type of vent which has an oil residue around it and a few drops of oil have accumulated by the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,322
Posted By raaizin
Its so common that people maintain or run their...

Its so common that people maintain or run their vehicles poorly and then complain about reliability.

You are free to do as you please and I have no right to tell you what to do, but this is a...
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