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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By rdc8118
Best bet is to get/borrow a scanner that can read...

Best bet is to get/borrow a scanner that can read the bmw codes. An ordinary ODBII scanner won't pick up the more detailed codes. A problem with the light control module might show up there. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By rdc8118
08 X3 - Left Turn Signal and high beams stuck on

2008 X3 3.0si.
So driving along and the left turn signal and high beams flash on randomly. The guy ahead of me is wondering what the hell is going on and so am I. I pull over and shut the car down,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,970
Posted By rdc8118
While waiting for the scanner to float in you...

While waiting for the scanner to float in you could always just buy one coil pack and cycle it through all the cylinders. You might get lucky.

Can anyone confirm if the c110 scanner will read the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By rdc8118
Finally threw a code when trying to pass a car on...

Finally threw a code when trying to pass a car on the highway: misfire on cylinder #2. Replaced the #2 coil pack and problem solved. Running last three months with no issues. Going to splurge and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,354
Posted By rdc8118
For the cargo cover/net assembly check the...

For the cargo cover/net assembly check the wreckers or kijiji. My x3 came with the option but for some reason it only had the regular cargo cover. Found a black cargo cover/net assembly on kijij....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,395
Posted By rdc8118
Thanks for the link (www.eeuroparts.com). Rolling...

Thanks for the link (www.eeuroparts.com). Rolling in shipping/brokerage/taxes is definitly a plus - no surprises. Even with the difference in exchange rate, they're half the price quoted from local...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,463
Posted By rdc8118
I'm guessing you don't live in a cold climate....

I'm guessing you don't live in a cold climate. When my X3's been sitting out overnight in -30 weather, it takes about 10 minutes for my seat to actual feel warm on the highest setting. BMW just needs...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By rdc8118
08 X3 Sometimes runs rough - after restart runs fine

Have a 08 X3 si, with a weird problem. Sometimes when I first start it in the morning it will run rough. If I shut it off and restart it it will run fine. It's done it twice in the last week. Any...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By rdc8118
If your vehicle is equipped, there's a seperate...

If your vehicle is equipped, there's a seperate headlight washer pump.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,031
Posted By rdc8118
Looks great. Where did you guys tap into for...

Looks great. Where did you guys tap into for power?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By rdc8118
If you're around Toronto, Maranello BMW gives...

If you're around Toronto, Maranello BMW gives discounts to maxbimmer forum members.. Free to join maxbimmer

http://www.maxbimmer.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=152

Picked up set of BMW front...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By rdc8118
Here's a video of evap replacement in an x3....

Here's a video of evap replacement in an x3. Looks like one hell of a job.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5Oe6cajjjg

My 2008 x3 got diagnosed with evap leak today. Luckily it's still under CPO...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By rdc8118
The piece was bouncing around inside the spring,...

The piece was bouncing around inside the spring, hence the clanking noise over bumps. It has 89k miles on it.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By rdc8118
Just joined broken spring club

2008 X3 Sport package. Started hearing a clanking noise when going over bumps. First thought it was coming from the front end but everything looked normal. Checked the back and found the broken...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By rdc8118
I think the ebay dvd is just the TIS. ...

I think the ebay dvd is just the TIS.

http://bmwcoders.com/forum/instructions-user-manuals-6/bmw-mini-etk-tis-wds-ksd-dis-eba-e-t-c-13/
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By rdc8118
I miss spagetti coder. I found a TIS online in...

I miss spagetti coder. I found a TIS online in russian and was using google translate to translate the page. It translated the steps to runglish. If you look you can probably find a copy of BMW TIS...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,548
Posted By rdc8118
What year x3 do you have? It says it will not...

What year x3 do you have? It says it will not work with 03/2007 or newer so I guess it won't work on my 2008 x3. What version of TIS worksop manual did it come with? I used to use the TIS on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,066
Posted By rdc8118
Crap that's going to be a lot of work changing...

Crap that's going to be a lot of work changing the lifters out. I checked the warranty file i got from the dealer when I picked up my cpo 08 X3. The previous owner complained of ticking noise when...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By rdc8118
Took a trip to Toronto with my buddy. He picked...

Took a trip to Toronto with my buddy. He picked up the E83 Double spoke 205 18" rims with pirelli scorpions str for $800.00. It came out to total of $904 with tax. Everything was new. Tires have...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By rdc8118
FYI: Toronto BMW dealer clearing out old stock rims/tires

Not affiliated and hope I'm not breaking any forum rules but I'd thought I'd pass this on.

Parkview BMW in toronto (Canada) is clearing out some old stock

...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By rdc8118
The only way you'll know if it's safe is to get...

The only way you'll know if it's safe is to get it checked out. If you hit the curb hard enough to knock the alignment off then the dsc would light up with a fault. You'll have to get it checked to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,355
Posted By rdc8118
I've done it on my 2003 530 with the M54 engine....

I've done it on my 2003 530 with the M54 engine. The same engine in your x3. It was a pain in the butt to do but doable.

If you go to this link the ccv is #1 in the picture. ...
Forum: General BMW 11-17-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,183
Posted By rdc8118
RMP motors in Etobicoke ...

RMP motors in Etobicoke

http://www.rmpmotors.com/
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,537
Posted By rdc8118
Great post. Thanks for taking the time to...

Great post. Thanks for taking the time to document and post the procedure. :thumbup:

As a side note:

These guys sell DISA valve replacement o-rings for the M54, M52tu engines....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By rdc8118
Check out this link ...

Check out this link

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x3-e83-forum/57108-complete-how-replacing-passenger-cup-holder.html

I wouldn't recommend using wd-40 to lube the plastic gears. I...
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