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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 04:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
I am waiting eagerly do find out your results.

I am waiting eagerly do find out your results.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By FensterB
Please keep me up to date on your findings!

Please keep me up to date on your findings!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,532
Posted By FensterB
Thank you for the response. Would you mind...

Thank you for the response. Would you mind elaborating a bit? Which check valves, what do they do, and why do you think that is causing my problem? I cant seem to find much information about check...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,532
Posted By FensterB
So has there been a final conclusion? I read...

So has there been a final conclusion? I read every page of this thread with anticipation that I would get to the end and there the answer would be.......... I have posted all over the internet and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By FensterB
Well, It is good to read this post. I have a 04...

Well, It is good to read this post. I have a 04 X3 that mainly seemed to stall on hot days, mostly when turning left. I thought turning left had something to do with it, but I am pretty sure it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
Thanks for the feedback..... to the users that...

Thanks for the feedback..... to the users that suggest to replace the fuel pump and filter, the car runs perfectly fine once I am travelling at speed. The issue only exists when I start from a stop...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,084
Posted By FensterB
OK guys, I have a little update. I was playing in...

OK guys, I have a little update. I was playing in a target parking lot yesterday to see if I could reproduce the issue. The whole turning left issue just never made much sense. What I was able to do...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,750
Posted By FensterB
OK guys, I have a little update. I was playing in...

OK guys, I have a little update. I was playing in a target parking lot yesterday to see if I could reproduce the issue. The whole turning left issue just never made much sense. What I was able to do...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
OK guys, I have a little update. I was playing in...

OK guys, I have a little update. I was playing in a target parking lot yesterday to see if I could reproduce the issue. The whole turning left issue just never made much sense. What I was able to do...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,084
Posted By FensterB
Hey Guys, any update on this thread? I have an 04...

Hey Guys, any update on this thread? I have an 04 X3 with similar issues.. I have posted several original threads here and I have not found a solution. Car runs fine but sometimes as we hit the gas,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
Great! Let us know what you find. I have a...

Great! Let us know what you find.

I have a few more questions/statements about the issue.

The oil sensor issue makes sense in which if the computer recognizes low or no oil, it will shut off...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
I am with you... if I could fix this problem,...

I am with you... if I could fix this problem, then I wouldnt mind keeping this car and putting up with the expensive upkeep. It drives like no other SUV I have ever driven and I love it.... but with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
To bring it back to the issue though, I cant...

To bring it back to the issue though, I cant imagine that a DISA valve would work fine in the winter and not in summer. From everything I just read about the DISA valve, either the flap is completely...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
Thanks goodness I am finding more people with the...

Thanks goodness I am finding more people with the same issue. It sounds like our issue is identical. You did say this :"i am surrpised you had the oil pan gasket replaced instead of having the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
Thank you.. I have heard similar issues of...

Thank you.. I have heard similar issues of crankshaft sensor going bad but those mostly happen at speed and at all types of weather. My issue is strictly in the heat and when I start accelerating...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
Thanks for the suggestions... I am back again to...

Thanks for the suggestions... I am back again to say I still havent found a solution for it.. I am currently having the oil pan gasket replaced as we speak so that is taking a huge amount of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By FensterB
I have an 04 X3 Regular gas car that keeps...

I have an 04 X3 Regular gas car that keeps dying... this happens only in the hot weather and mostly when accelerating from a dead stop. I find that a lot of times it is after getting gas. I cannot...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,750
Posted By FensterB
Thanks for the info. Did yours ever happen at low...

Thanks for the info. Did yours ever happen at low speeds? Mine happens only in hot weather and only from a stop. I cannot figure it out and it never throws a code. I am ready to ditch the car because...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
Thanks for the advice. I will look back at the...

Thanks for the advice. I will look back at the records to make sure the fuel filter hasnt been replaced. I don't mind paying someone to resolve it, but I am not interested in paying someone to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
Perhaps fuel filter but do you think a bum fuel...

Perhaps fuel filter but do you think a bum fuel filter would run properly 99.999 % of the time and only have issues in this rare case? I was trying to think outside the box and was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By FensterB
Find Service Bulletins And see if they have been applied

Hey guys, I have an 04 X3 that I bought in 2012 and I was wondering if there was a way to find out all the service bulletins that have been released for my car and if there is a way that I can find...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
Sure. It is a 2004 X3 2.5i with currently 140,000...

Sure. It is a 2004 X3 2.5i with currently 140,000 miles on it. We bought it just over 2 years ago with 101,000 miles on it. When we purchased it, we had a major service done. The plugs were replaced...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,271
Posted By FensterB
Any more issues since you made this change? I...

Any more issues since you made this change? I have an 04 that stalls in the summer time and I get no obvious warnings. In the winter we dont have an issue.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,385
Posted By FensterB
has anyone had any success fixing this problem....

has anyone had any success fixing this problem. we have an 04 X3 that has a similar issue. As temperature rises in the spring summer, the engine shuts off randomly. It never happens when at speed, it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By FensterB
Sunroof wind guard suggestion

Hey Guys, does anyone have a recommendation for a sunroof windguard that fits an 04 X3 well and looks good? I am trying to help eliminate the wind noise I get from leaky sunroof gasket.

Thanks for...
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