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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-25-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By Mudnyrey
Angel eye passenger side blinks soon after car is on.

I have an 04 X5 3.0i and on my way home tonight I had noticed that the passenger side Angel Eye is blinking all the time. It will go away when I turn the car off and just turn the key to the ACC....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By Mudnyrey
Are you looking for a code reader or just the...

Are you looking for a code reader or just the codes and brief detail of the code to look up?

Sometime ago on a thread I listed a couple code lists.


Mud~
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,804
Posted By Mudnyrey
Just an "ADDY" Also if one is having issues...

Just an "ADDY"

Also if one is having issues with the battery not charging etc. Sometimes cleaning the key with an pencil eraser can help within the laser cut grove as well.

Mud~
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By Mudnyrey
I had a similar problem after I purchased new...

I had a similar problem after I purchased new tires and had them sipped. The sound adjusted to RPM so I thought it might have been a wheel bearing noise. So without and further to do, $300 dollars...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,289
Posted By Mudnyrey
I hope you have the correct tools to remove the...

I hope you have the correct tools to remove the clutch fan? Once removed, just remove the fan cowling and you should be good to go. Just loosed up the tension pulley(s) to remove each belt.
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,681
Posted By Mudnyrey
Hi Rob, There will be different Grille sizes...

Hi Rob,

There will be different Grille sizes and I'm sure different clip designs, however I can only assume that the technique would be very similar.
I've searched your model, but there is very...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,512
Posted By Mudnyrey
I was thinking the same think, Possibly...

I was thinking the same think, Possibly rechecking the fit placement of the fan cowling?
If not sitting properly, it could be hitting the bottom? Top?


~Mud
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 19,142
Posted By Mudnyrey
That's great to hear!! Good Job!

That's great to hear!! Good Job!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,391
Posted By Mudnyrey
Glad to Hear Tony! Cheers!!

Glad to Hear Tony!

Cheers!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,602
Posted By Mudnyrey
BMW Tuneup & Maintenance Tips: Tuneup & Auto...

BMW Tuneup & Maintenance Tips:
Tuneup & Auto Maintenance Tips To Lengthen Your BMW's Life

Tuneup - an old-fashioned maintenance term that's nearly non-existent today. With electronic ignition and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,602
Posted By Mudnyrey
I have used the same OEM Bosch plugs. Gap is...

I have used the same OEM Bosch plugs. Gap is pre-set.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By Mudnyrey
Connections clean? Anything plugged into the...

Connections clean?
Anything plugged into the cigaret outlets? Phone charger etc. Doors completely closed, no dome lights, hood/truck lights on or anything of the sort for a potential draw?

How...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,774
Posted By Mudnyrey
Since you have taken it to the dealer, then I...

Since you have taken it to the dealer, then I would assume everything was done correctly and as needed by the BMW dealer.

"Check Engine" light on? Can you go to a parts store and have your codes...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,774
Posted By Mudnyrey
I would check as ECStunning suggested, he made a...

I would check as ECStunning suggested, he made a very good point. Checking to see if your burning any white smoke at any time, checking for oil leaks as suggested in the pic. Your oil light came on...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,774
Posted By Mudnyrey
I have a 2004 X5 E53 3.0i and I know that it...

I have a 2004 X5 E53 3.0i and I know that it should take more then 6.5 liters or 6.8 quarts to fill after an oil/filter change.
It should be close to 7 - 8 quarts or 6.6 - 7.5 liters to fill...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By Mudnyrey
There's may ways the unit can be locked out......

There's may ways the unit can be locked out... Hard to say. The only way to get the code to unlock the deck is through BMW.
Unless the code is in your Owners packet in your glove box. If the radio...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By Mudnyrey
Most likely you may have lost your programming. A...

Most likely you may have lost your programming. A little search can go a long way, and you can find it ASAP if needed instead of waiting.

I placed a link to show you how to re-program your key(S)...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,631
Posted By Mudnyrey
"just wondering whether I should install the cam...

"just wondering whether I should install the cam sensor i removed from bank 2 onto the bank 1 side?" Why? Did the problem move to another bank or stay the same and on the same on Bank 2 ? It's...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By Mudnyrey
Here is what I grabbed out of my Owners Manual. ...

Here is what I grabbed out of my Owners Manual.


~Mud
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,391
Posted By Mudnyrey
Yeah, I know the video wasn't entirely thorough...

Yeah, I know the video wasn't entirely thorough and was hoping it would have given better detail about those hoses in question.

From your pic and the diagram,

Looks like hose #4 goes into #6...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By Mudnyrey
After cleaning the interior of my vehicle two...

After cleaning the interior of my vehicle two day's ago, My air bag light came on. Once you start the car, the regular light will come on and go off as normal, but the air bag light blinks once and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-10-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,391
Posted By Mudnyrey
Hi Tony, Based on your vin# from your...

Hi Tony,

Based on your vin# from your previous posting, this is a pic of your "Right" hand drive model. (Picture Below)

BMW V8 and 6-Cylinder Crankcase Ventilation Check Valve Replacement...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-04-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By Mudnyrey
DIY helpful Links & video(s)

There are helpful links on the right side of the page regarding BMW models.

http://blog.bavauto.com/8003/diy-video-replacing-the-bmw-m54-crankcase-ventilation-system/


~Mud
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-04-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,631
Posted By Mudnyrey
GOOD CATCH !!! (I should have read that better)...

GOOD CATCH !!! (I should have read that better) Your right and thanks for the correction!

:thumbup:

~Mud
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-04-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,869
Posted By Mudnyrey
Follow the users manual says; Driving off...

Follow the users manual says;

Driving off immediately:
Do not allow the engine to warm up by Leaving it run while the vehicle remains stationary. Instead, begin driving at moderate engine speed....
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