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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By ngary
Transmission knocking / skipping

Hi

I had major problem with car constantly jerking and skipping under load.

I was advised it was related to a mismatch in tyre sizes, despite all 4 being run flats - pirelli rear and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By ngary
Thermostat Replacement

Hi

On a roll this weekend, just replaced the thermostat on my 2006 E83 2.0 diesel.

I found the photos and info on this site invaluable


http://www.babybmw.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=32908
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By ngary
Success :-) Didn't need to take off any...

Success :-)

Didn't need to take off any other bolts / connections.

Just placed scissor jack in front off where spring would sit and extended as far as I could go.

Slipped in spring from...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By ngary
Hi Managed to get the old spring out no...

Hi

Managed to get the old spring out no problem. On examination it had broken at both the top and bottom - and was about an inch shorter than replacement.

I'm struggling to get the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By ngary
Rear Coil Spring Replacement

Hi

On changing the rear discs last week I noticed driver side rear coil had broken, known problem I understand.

I have a replacement to fit, so looking for advice on best approach.

The use...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By ngary
Hi The CCV for a 3.0 D is 11127794597...

Hi

The CCV for a 3.0 D is

11127794597 was found on the following E83 vehicles: (called a beather or crankcase breather vent)

X3 E83, X3 3.0d, SUV, M57N2, EUR, (PD51) : Cylinder head cover...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By ngary
Hi Is the CCV, also called the oil breather...

Hi

Is the CCV, also called the oil breather part no on Real OEM as 11127799224

If it is Ill start there first

Cheers

G
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By ngary
Hi The smoke tends to be present at start...

Hi

The smoke tends to be present at start and accelrating away when engine is cool or hot...

Could this be the oil breather / EGR ???

There is no loss of power, no loss of coolant...
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2016, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By ngary
White smoke

I have a 2005 e83 2.0 manual diesel...190km.

Ferrying wife around yesterday car started pushing out white smoke had been driving for a 2 hours ..this stopped after 20 mins.

Checked car this am,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By ngary
headlight pinout

Hi

Can anyone advise on the standard headlight pinout on e83, I want to add leds so want to tap into sidelight circuit.

Thanks

G
headlight
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By ngary
Hi all Thanks for all the advice, much...

Hi all

Thanks for all the advice, much appreciated.
The garage has changed tyres on front, so size matches those of rear.

I cant beleive the difference....it feels like a totally different...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By ngary
Hi Thanks for pointer re tyres, very...

Hi

Thanks for pointer re tyres, very helpful.

Re noise from tarnsfer box, am I right in thinking that at 80k miles the chain will have stretched and the clunking / juddering during load.is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By ngary
transfer box query

Hi

Just bought 2006 e83, 2.0 d sport. It has 80k mile.

It is kerking when accelerating and clunking.

Garage is saying that the transfer box is ok, but suggests that the staggered tyres...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,587
Posted By ngary
I have my 3.0 diesel sport since September 2014,...

I have my 3.0 diesel sport since September 2014, it is probably one of the best rides I've ever had ... However I've had auto gearbox go 3k, diesel pump 700 euro , battery 140 euro and now the air...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By ngary
Hi Is there a way to jump the air pump to...

Hi

Is there a way to jump the air pump to check to see if its working?

Does the fact that the pump seems to buzz for 30 secs initially suggest that the problem is the ECH unit ?

Any help...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By ngary
Self Level Susp Inactive Woes

Apologies if this has been bought up before...but Im not great at the searches.
Had this message on occaisionally - but it reset whe I retarted car.

Battery died however this weekend, so I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By ngary
An update..........................SUCCESS :-) ...

An update..........................SUCCESS :-)

I contacted an indy BMW garage, BLOOMFIELD MOTORS, DUBLIN 8 who code systems. They were able to code the 2006 cluster to my 2002 E53. Not only were...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By ngary
I took out the donor cluster and replaced with...

I took out the donor cluster and replaced with originla one.

The 3 lights reset once I turned the steering wheel L/RT..... so issue clearly related to the donor cluster.

Below are the codes...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By ngary
Hi Qsilver, Thanks for the really...

Hi Qsilver,

Thanks for the really comprehensive, disapointing but unsuprising reply..... I had a feeling that it wasnt going to be straightforwards with this car....nothing has been todate :tsk:
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-08-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By ngary
Hi, My X5 is a 2002 Diesel sport, the...

Hi,

My X5 is a 2002 Diesel sport, the replacement cluster came from a 2006 3.0 diesel sport donor.

To check the cluster was working I removed mine and connected the donor one before parting...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By ngary
E53 Replacement cluster - lights now on

Hi

Just replaced my 02 E53 diesel cluster for one off a 2006 model. The cluster was damaged by previous owner who trie(failed) to repair the fault pixel cluster.

The replacement is working a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By ngary
Hi I've posted on the other site too...

Hi

I've posted on the other site too .....hoping someone can help.

Managed to get the BT module recognised, doesnt look as if it need coding to see it as now listed on monitor display.
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By ngary
Hi Does anyone have an electrial wiring...

Hi

Does anyone have an electrial wiring diagram of the bluetooth system (from Mic through to Bluetooth module) so I can track the wiring that I have.

Had an indepnent check today with auologic...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-03-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By ngary
Hi When the care was in the origincal...

Hi

When the care was in the origincal configuration with the motorola wiringm, the screen would show a telephone system was present.

Since I have replaced some of thw wiring though, additing...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By ngary
Anyone help ????

Anyone help ????
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