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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Jat007
Pep Boys and Firestone are bunch of crooks. I...

Pep Boys and Firestone are bunch of crooks. I been told that I need this and that and gave me an outrages quotes. I was in the same boat as you and all I went in was getting some new tires. They...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Jat007
Hi SonicBoom! Wow, you're generous person! I am...

Hi SonicBoom! Wow, you're generous person! I am ok using my son's underground garage for now. I pulled the code from a code reader that I bought couple of years back. Why do you ask?

Thanks,
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-19-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By Jat007
Go back and have the alignment shop straighten...

Go back and have the alignment shop straighten out your steering wheel... The car that did the alignment was lazy... Same thing happened to me a few years back on my 323i. The procedure took about...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By Jat007
I just buy the size it was recommended to my car....

I just buy the size it was recommended to my car. I sort of a big fan of 40K miles tires. The 40K miles tires are cheaper and the rubber compound is much softer and likely to hold the roads better...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By Jat007
You should be fine for 5K miles or the next oil...

You should be fine for 5K miles or the next oil change... Besides, have you ever heard of semi-synthetic motor oil?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Jat007
Well heated garage? Not chance of that. ...

Well heated garage? Not chance of that. However, my oldest live in a townhouse, which also has underground heated parking space - This is where I will be doing the R & R of the intake boot. The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Jat007
Are you sure the wheels are not spinning, which...

Are you sure the wheels are not spinning, which can caused the RPM to shoot up. I have the same year and make and I don't experience the same issue as I also live in a very snowy region.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Jat007
Idle perfect and I get around 17 MPG in town. No...

Idle perfect and I get around 17 MPG in town. No white smoke or any smoke at all (knock on wood) at this time. I believe the intake hose is a culprit at this point as I recalled, my 323i e46 had...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Jat007
Yeah, I hope that just it... The intake boot...

Yeah, I hope that just it... The intake boot probably been there since new. The harsh frigid winter here in Minnesota is too hard for cars even though this model is equipped with the winter package....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Jat007
Minneapolis cold (0 degree). I cleaned the MAF...

Minneapolis cold (0 degree). I cleaned the MAF sensor in the fall where the temperature dropped low 30's... I did not have any issues with these codes last year at this time. It all started in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Jat007
I was not aware of any recalls for Bremi coils......

I was not aware of any recalls for Bremi coils... If so, probably out of grace period by now. I am in the process of buying a new intake boot this coming week and going to replace that for now. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Jat007
Also, would the Castro be better fluid than the...

Also, would the Castro be better fluid than the Red Line fluid? I will need to do this for my 2004 X3 w/2.5L and my 97' 328ic this coming spring.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Jat007
Is this fluid same for engine with the engine...

Is this fluid same for engine with the engine 3.0L or 2.5L ??

Thanks.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By Jat007
I got my brand new key for my 2004 X3 (E83) for...

I got my brand new key for my 2004 X3 (E83) for $150 + tax programmed from a dealership. We have 2 here in the state of Minnesota. The first dealership wanted $200 + tax, and the 2nd one gave me a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By Jat007
P0171 & p0174 cel

Hello guys!

For the life of me, I cannot find any info on the P0171 & P0174 CEL code appear only when the weather is cold and if I don't let it warm up for 3-4 mins during start-up in my 2004 X3...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-14-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,499
Posted By Jat007
Your fuel pump is dead. If you don't want to...

Your fuel pump is dead. If you don't want to waste lots of money on a new pump, go get in from the junkyard.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By Jat007
hmmm, It still doesn't make sense to me. I have...

hmmm, It still doesn't make sense to me. I have the instructions for programming the ignition key, so I am going to try that first.

This is why I love my 97' e36 328ic so much, because it so basic...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By Jat007
Thank you!! Something odd happening... When...

Thank you!!

Something odd happening... When I shutoff the engine at park, all the windows and the sunroof opened up. It only do this on occasion, not all the time. This start happening right...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By Jat007
where is the fuse or fuses in the X3?? ...

where is the fuse or fuses in the X3??

Thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By Jat007
Thanks for all the links and advice guys!! I...

Thanks for all the links and advice guys!! I haven't cracked the rubber seal from the hatch to look for the 2nd part of the sun shade. However, I was able to see the sun shade and what's wrong with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Jat007
Spend $100 for pre-inspection check-up. This...

Spend $100 for pre-inspection check-up. This will be the best $100 spent.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By Jat007
Sounds like an initialization was in order, which...

Sounds like an initialization was in order, which I did and the sunroof is working properly again. However, the sun shade only cover the front sunroof. The rear sun shade lodged somewhere in the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By Jat007
04' X3 Sunroof Sun Shade not closing all the way

Hello,

My son unlock the car tonight to get something out of the car and when he went to unlock the doors, all of the doors, windows and including the sunroof opened and stayed opened.

Now,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-07-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 619
Posted By Jat007
There's a big differences which type of oil to...

There's a big differences which type of oil to use if you have a turbo. I do own couple of turbo cars and non-turbo cars. I have always used full synthetic oil in my cars. I often used 0w40 and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-31-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Jat007
Thank you, Supercourse!!

Thank you, Supercourse!!
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