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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By thefys
smuggymba What's been your personal experience...

smuggymba
What's been your personal experience in terms of repairs?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By thefys
Thanks for all the replies. I neglected to...

Thanks for all the replies. I neglected to mention i have been through all this with our X3 once already, and I also get all BMW service history while under warranty to get a good idea of how the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-05-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By thefys
X5 E70 Failure Points / Panic? or Not?

Hi Folks,

We are about to start shopping for a used 2008-2011 X5 3.0L (gas/diesel but not a 4.8L) with roughly 100,000kms. We have owned a 1995 318ti, ,2002 325xi and an 2006 X3, all bought used...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By thefys
Cleared codes, and the transmission error on the...

Cleared codes, and the transmission error on the dash came back ***55357;***56866;
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,067
Posted By thefys
I am reading the pic but so not understand what...

I am reading the pic but so not understand what this error pertains to:
***8203;
281C bit-serial data interface BSD :signal

Anyone know?

I also have :
***8203;
27B2 Brake light switch:...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By thefys
Transmission Light and associated CAN errors

Hi folks,

Our 2006 X3 has intermittent transmission error lights that have started to show up recently. We have 160,000kms on the vehicle and changed out the transfer case about 6 months ago, but...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,612
Posted By thefys
What did you tow ? Dry weight? GVWR ?

What did you tow ?
Dry weight?
GVWR ?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,612
Posted By thefys
Holy Sh1t that's a heavy RV for the little BMW...

Holy Sh1t that's a heavy RV for the little BMW X3. How long have you been towing that heavy beast? Any regrets?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,748
Posted By thefys
I have no analog connections in the trunk. I have...

I have no analog connections in the trunk. I have tested the analog input in teh armrest which is where the CD Changer should be installed but nothing works. I even tested them with a 2001 e46 cd...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,748
Posted By thefys
I have tried everything but nothing has worked so...

I have tried everything but nothing has worked so far. The only solution for our amp is soldering a digital coax input to the rear amp as per Gouedi, and he has confirmed it works.
So while the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,748
Posted By thefys
That might work for you. For me and Samuel it did...

That might work for you. For me and Samuel it did not !
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,748
Posted By thefys
User Gouedi (samuel) gouedi@hotmail.com seems to...

User Gouedi (samuel) gouedi@hotmail.com seems to have solved it - you should contact him or ask him to post more details on his fix.

It involves opening up the amp, creating a new coax input by...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,748
Posted By thefys
Wink Gave up on a MediaBridge for this X3

For our X3 2005 we gave up after months and many, many hours of trying. I bought a $7 Ipod analog aux connector off eBay, hooked it up to the head unit and now we have aux in working. Good enough.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,748
Posted By thefys
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By thefys
I had this exact thing. 99% sure it's your...

I had this exact thing. 99% sure it's your starter switch. Sounds weird but google it and you'll see a dude n YouTube changing his for the fix
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By thefys
I've been fighting our E83 install for over two...

I've been fighting our E83 install for over two weeks now and getting no audio out of the HU.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By thefys
I installed the MB in my E46 armrest area, and...

I installed the MB in my E46 armrest area, and had to lengthen the mic cable. A few solder joints and all good!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 791
Posted By thefys
I had the exact same problem But because there...

I had the exact same problem
But because there was so much craziness it was impossible to find out what it was. Ended spending over $850 until we figured it out
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,748
Posted By thefys
Went to a local aftermarket shop today to get...

Went to a local aftermarket shop today to get another opinion. N-Motion Auto http://www.nmotionauto.com in Burnaby. After walking the tech Mark through my troubleshooting process he said there's...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,748
Posted By thefys
DICE MediaBridge & DSP Adapter

@joylove :

The problem is still unresolved after connecting with the 3/6-pins in the armrest. I have no audio.

I believe what you said is correct wiring wise.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,748
Posted By thefys
DICE MediaBridge & DSP Adapter

Went to the local BMW dealer, Brian Jessel BMW, to get advice. Sam, a super nice foreman came out to look at the car which I had ripped apart for about 15 minutes. We wenth through the wiring in teh...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,080
Posted By thefys
Why can't my X3 work as easily as this one? ...

Why can't my X3 work as easily as this one?

Sad face
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,748
Posted By thefys
Also note : Arm Rest Location: I don't...

Also note :

Arm Rest Location:
I don't have two sets of 6-pin connections in the arm rest :dunno:
I only have a 3-pin, a 6-pin and a coax from the phone pre-wiring.

Behind Business CD in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,748
Posted By thefys
DICE MediaBridge & DSP Adapter

Thank you for the lightning fast reply!!!

I cannot see any inputs/outputs as they are hidden the way the amp is installed in the trunk. Tried removing the amp : forgettabboutit - I need to rip...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,321
Posted By thefys
The links for the manual are not working anymore....

The links for the manual are not working anymore. I could really use it !
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