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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-07-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By Shogan
Replaced both axles on my '02 x5 (150k miles)...

Replaced both axles on my '02 x5 (150k miles) with OEM manufacturer after market POS. Made mechanic put old axles back on with new boots. This is one of those parts you don't go cheap on. Buy from...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By Shogan
I get the options by the last 7 of vin on...

I get the options by the last 7 of vin on bmwvin.com. It doesn't have production numbers but does have date. Maybe this guy can help?
P.S. I love the Active Cruise. Clearly you have something...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By Shogan
I had an intermittent vibration and hard to track...

I had an intermittent vibration and hard to track down. Replaced wheel and straightened others, road force balanced tires, plus other small things. Ended up being axle. It seemed to go away after I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Shogan
I noticed there is a heading with no topics this...

I noticed there is a heading with no topics this would be a good one for "E60 axel vibration."


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Shogan
I replaced tires, one wheel, straightened the...

I replaced tires, one wheel, straightened the other front wheel and the problem still there. I got the right front axle replaced and it's gone.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-22-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Shogan
Sometimes Vibration 20mph+

No vibration after front tire swap.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Shogan
Sometimes Vibration 20mph+

I've taken the car back from the indi and driven for 100+ miles. No issues on streets or highway. Only thing I know different is left and right front tires swapped. Really need some ideas.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Shogan
Sometimes Vibration 20mph+

Intermittent Strong Vibration (THUMP, THUMP, THUMP). Some times its there other times its not. Comes and goes.

I have a 2008 535xi. I was traveling to Disneyland, CA from Salt Lake City, UT. I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-03-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Shogan
Stall bad gas or fuel pump?

Problem found. I replaced the fuel filter (it had 178k miles) and the lines Inside the fuel tank that take gas from one of the saddlebags on the driver-side siphoning gas to the passenger side where...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Shogan
Stall bad gas or fuel pump?

Check engine light not on. Still running good.


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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Shogan
Stall bad gas or fuel pump?

'02 X5 3.0 with 175k. Drove during 100+ weather but car not overheated it stopped running and couldn't get it started at the light. Had it towed home. Has less than 3 gallons of gas (idiot light...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Shogan
P0171 / p0174

I also have an '02 x5 3.0. Symptoms seem the same, rough idle, I also had white smoke (you). My problem was crankcase ventilation leak (lower hose). I used propane to check for leaks, very hard to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,481
Posted By Shogan
Woman needs help.

I also have an '02 x5. I had similar symptoms, rough idle, I also had white smoke (you?). Sounds like a vacuum leak in the intake. My problem was crankcase ventilation leak. How many miles on your...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By Shogan
Software update

Thank you for the input. Since I've only had the a few months, I don't know any issues. I'll do more evaluating.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By Shogan
Software update

The dealer mentioned I am not on the most current software. I asked what an update would do. The couldn't tell me until after the update and $200. Any ideas on finding the version I'm on and the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Shogan
My 02 has needed the exterior door handle. Not...

My 02 has needed the exterior door handle. Not the painted part but what that attaches to. I've replaced driver and passenger sides.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By Shogan
Belt tensioners have springs (or hyrdraulic). My...

Belt tensioners have springs (or hyrdraulic). My 02 x5 needed these. I identified by using long screw drive held handle to ear tip to non moving part close too tensioner. Yes while car is running. Be...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-22-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 22,835
Posted By Shogan
Any way to reprogram the EWS on a 2003 330xi?...

Any way to reprogram the EWS on a 2003 330xi? I've ordered a key on line (mistake), but dealership couldn't get it to work.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-14-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,330
Posted By Shogan
I got mine used from All West Coast Wrecking...

I got mine used from All West Coast Wrecking http://www.awcaw.com/
The Bulb, Ignitor, and Ballast for $125 plus $20 shipping.
New ones are sold at all the usual parts stores, but ouch!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,330
Posted By Shogan
Use the BC botton on the turn signal switch to...

Use the BC botton on the turn signal switch to display the time in the instr cluster then the know with move time forward backwards, rather than F to C on temp.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Shogan
Thank you. I should have been more patient. Next...

Thank you. I should have been more patient. Next time I know. Again, thanks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Shogan
I found Airbag Service to do it for $60. :)

I found Airbag Service to do it for $60. :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-07-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Shogan
Airbag reset in Utah

I changed the window regulators. Followed good safety and disconnected battery to remove airbags. Oops, I reconnected without hooking up airbags. Now the SRS light is on. I'm looking for someone in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-07-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,330
Posted By Shogan
This might be a longer process, but just swap...

This might be a longer process, but just swap ballast to other side and see if the problem follows. If not, swap igniter, then bulb. I suspect a bad ballast.
If the problem stays on the same side...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-04-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1
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Views: 164
Posted By Shogan
Hi

Glad to be here. Just trying to make the top notice go away when I visit the site as I have posted before but not on teh new member forum.

Thanks,
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