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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,662
Posted By BmanRRT
How did it work out? Looks like ill be doing it...

How did it work out? Looks like ill be doing it too
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By BmanRRT
And thx btw

And thx btw
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By BmanRRT
Yep, turned out to be a broken head bolt. My...

Yep, turned out to be a broken head bolt. My mechanic had replaced the head gaskets a few years ago, he must have overtightened the bolt. He didn't accept responsibility, but no biggie, I'm glad its...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By BmanRRT
Thankyou. I had them changed a few years ago so...

Thankyou. I had them changed a few years ago so maybe its a loose bolt or something
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By BmanRRT
what is this?? Oil leak. Any help appreciated

hey guys, I found this part or area to be the oil leak that has been troubling me for a while now. It acts up most when I get on it, or tow uphill etc. I have a buddy who is a mechanic (not bmw) but...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,211
Posted By BmanRRT
thanks Zulu. That apparently was it. I read...

thanks Zulu. That apparently was it. I read around and the picture I saw other people experiancing was the smae as I was so I changed it and the problem seems to have gone away. I really appreciate...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,556
Posted By BmanRRT
window regulators are easy to install, the 1st...

window regulators are easy to install, the 1st one might take you a bit to figure out but after that you can do it in about 45min on most vehicles. I drive cars with ~100k miles and live in phx az....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,211
Posted By BmanRRT
ok will do thankyou

ok will do thankyou
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,211
Posted By BmanRRT
Weird Battery Drain

I have a 2000 x5 that keeps surprising me with a dead battery. I've replaced the battery and had the alternator tested (it works), but I keep coming out to a dead battery. I must have something...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 06-29-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 166,667
Posted By BmanRRT
VDO is my worst case. But BMW should fix them for...

VDO is my worst case. But BMW should fix them for free. It's a defective design not a part that wears out
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-02-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 166,667
Posted By BmanRRT
we care, we are outragede also, thats why we got...

we care, we are outragede also, thats why we got the facebook registry to sign up for a class action suite.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 10-20-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 166,667
Posted By BmanRRT
what phone # did you call? I have sent 3 emails...

what phone # did you call? I have sent 3 emails and have not gotten a responce yet.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 10-06-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 166,667
Posted By BmanRRT
Great Idea I think, I joined both groups

Great Idea I think, I joined both groups
Forum: 5 Series DIY 10-05-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 166,667
Posted By BmanRRT
Who do you guys recomend I contact? Lenora is out...

Who do you guys recomend I contact? Lenora is out of the picture apparently and I sent an email about 6 weeks ago to Bryan.Rabell@bmwfs.com (I got his name from some thread but I can't seem to find...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By BmanRRT
Ok, I got under there after driving it about 20...

Ok, I got under there after driving it about 20 miles and the oil appears to be dripping down onto the o2 sensor, I cant really see from where. Any usual supects come to mind? Its on the right side.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By BmanRRT
I understand that reasoning, and thanks for the...

I understand that reasoning, and thanks for the response. but it doesn't really fit the picture I'm having. Heres what happened: I drove back to phx from LA, The next morning I noticed alot of oil...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By BmanRRT
does an O2 sensor have oil running thru it or any...

does an O2 sensor have oil running thru it or any connection to the oil?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By BmanRRT
here we go............I cant seem to delete the...

here we go............I cant seem to delete the following post.....sorry ;(
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By BmanRRT
hmmm, attachment doesnt seem to be loading up???

hmmm, attachment doesnt seem to be loading up???
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By BmanRRT
What is this?

It's on my exaust, right side just before the catalytic converter on my 2000 X5 4.4L. It seems to be leaking oil. I thought it might be an O2 sensor, but why would that be leaking oil??
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-08-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,246
Posted By BmanRRT
ty redline

ty redline
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-06-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,246
Posted By BmanRRT
How to Change the Oil

Is there a thread for this? I have a 2000 x5 4.4L. Im new to the site (and to my BMW), I've looked around but I haven't been able to find any "how to" threads.
Thanks
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-01-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By BmanRRT
thankyou very much. It shuts off completely only...

thankyou very much. It shuts off completely only in the front. I appreciate the help.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By BmanRRT
just down, not up

just down, not up
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By BmanRRT
AC goes out??

Hi everyone. I recently bought a 2000 x5 4.4L. When I use the AC (phoenix use it constantly) the fan seems to cut off periodicly. the rear vents seem unaffected. I usually have to turn the ac off...
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