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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By joeboch348
I didn't bother to mention the regular...

I didn't bother to mention the regular stuff..These cars eat up batteries...Had the tailgate drains clog and fill the battery compartment full with water..All the electronics were ruined..That's a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By joeboch348
Bought my 4.4 new in 2002. Had about everything...

Bought my 4.4 new in 2002. Had about everything replaced 1 or 2x in the first 50k miles under warranty..2 window motors, 3 telescoping steering shafts. Blower motor. Never beat on it. 75,000 new...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By joeboch348
Blower Motor Replacement

Does anyone have a good DIY for replacing the blower motor? On cold mornings mine is squealing like my wife when I drag her out of the mall. :rofl:

Thanks
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By joeboch348
Have you found a diy to get to the motor? I need...

Have you found a diy to get to the motor? I need to replace mine before wife divorces me
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-19-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By joeboch348
Any trouble or tricks replacing the radiator? I'm...

Any trouble or tricks replacing the radiator? I'm getting ready to do mine.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By joeboch348
Radiator Replacement

Have a slow leak around the side (plastic) tank on my E53 4.4 radiator. Need to replace it. Shop wants $600. I can buy the radiator between $120-175. Any tricks or problems replacing it myself?...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By joeboch348
I've had the same problem every couple years. I...

I've had the same problem every couple years. I bring the battery back to the part store, they charge it and check it and say its good. Then I buy a new battery and it works perfect for 2-3 years....
Forum: General BMW 01-09-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By joeboch348
so you think it's good business to advertise a...

so you think it's good business to advertise a price on an item then after it's paid for demand more money? advertise it's in stock, then after it's ordered and paid for, say it's not in stock and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-04-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By joeboch348
follow up with ddmtuning. i called again today to...

follow up with ddmtuning. i called again today to see how order was going. they said some of it will ship really really soon. HUH?? and some later on. i said cancel the whole order. then the guy says...
Forum: General BMW 01-04-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By joeboch348
what i ordered was a radio listed for $380 later...

what i ordered was a radio listed for $380 later they said $480, air compressor module they raised the price of that $50, towing module,raised that $50 parking module, raised that $60. didnt receive...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By joeboch348
stay away from DDMTUNING.COM

I got the webstore ddmtuning.com off this site as a sponsor i believe. I ordered stocked parts from them, paid for them with next day shipping. i was informed later they weren't actually stocked it...
Forum: General BMW 01-03-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By joeboch348
I wont use DDMTUNING.COM

I got the webstore ddmtuning.com off this site as a sponsor i believe. I ordered stocked parts from them, paid for them with next day shipping. i was informed later they weren't actually stocked it...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-29-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By joeboch348
i dont think a 2000 has bluetooth as im told it...

i dont think a 2000 has bluetooth as im told it wasnt available in my 2002. the small silver box has aidio cables plugged into it? if so i have same thing. it's part of the dvd system i believe.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By joeboch348
i have a 2002 x5 4.4. i have the phone key on the...

i have a 2002 x5 4.4. i have the phone key on the wheel and nav radio too. does this mean i have bluetooth? or does it mean i have to hardwire a phone to the car? i'd love to have bluetooth.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,487
Posted By joeboch348
i would cancel the X5. buy a lincoln or caddy....

i would cancel the X5. buy a lincoln or caddy. the way the dealers and BMW treat us. I've owned 5 of them but, I'll never buy another beemer. i'm gonna limp this one for another year or 2 then dump...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-06-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,487
Posted By joeboch348
i'm just a dumb firefighter. i'd end up knocking...

i'm just a dumb firefighter. i'd end up knocking someone's teeth in isn't there a lawyer in the group?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-06-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,487
Posted By joeboch348
here is the deal, i'm going thru it right now...

here is the deal, i'm going thru it right now too. water from the rear sunrrof drains leaked down the rear post onto the subwoofer (passenger side). dvd player, nav unit, ipod, and amp (drivers side)...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-06-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 71,885
Posted By joeboch348
im trying to file an insurance claim. ill find...

im trying to file an insurance claim. ill find out thursday. guy says if i broke a window and say a tree did it . it would be covered no problem!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 71,885
Posted By joeboch348
theyre under water in the battery box.

theyre under water in the battery box.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 71,885
Posted By joeboch348
can you say class action against bmw? any lawyers...

can you say class action against bmw? any lawyers on the site?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 71,885
Posted By joeboch348
of course the radio? near the battery? thats...

of course the radio? near the battery? thats $600 used the amp i can get for $100. im just wondering why the power wont come on on the dash? hate to spend $600 for nothing. im calling insurance...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 71,885
Posted By joeboch348
Ok i poured water in the sunroof. it came out...

Ok i poured water in the sunroof. it came out front drains and rear drains and down inside of rear posts right onto the subwoofer fuse block dvd player amp nav unit and ipod. trickled right down to...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 12-05-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,556
Posted By joeboch348
My local dealer is a douche. i wouldnt trust them...

My local dealer is a douche. i wouldnt trust them to check tire pressure nevermind fix this. the repair is simple plug and unplug. why pay them $1000 to change out the radio and the other 3 parts....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-05-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 71,885
Posted By joeboch348
i see, the drains look like they come out the top...

i see, the drains look like they come out the top of the rear hatch? do the drains break or just clog? i've lived thru lots of these "build faults" like the 75000mi tranny swap for $6000. 3 steering...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 12-05-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,556
Posted By joeboch348
My brother, I feel your pain! 1st off your...

My brother, I feel your pain! 1st off your stealer sounds as bad as my local one. I went in there in 2002 and tried several times to buy a X5 4.4. They didn't have any and tried to sell me a 3.0....
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