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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By humbertob
With that mileage expect to replace the coils...

With that mileage expect to replace the coils soon, as well as spark plugs, do an auto trans fluid and filter change, and may be oil pan gasket and valvetronic gasket.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By humbertob
Your car symptoms are usually coil related, I...

Your car symptoms are usually coil related, I would change all coils with that mileage and go the secure way, and while there why not the spark plugs too !
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,079
Posted By humbertob
Exclamation Pretty much reliable cars

I own a 2007 328i coupe with 82k on the clock, has been my DD for 2 years with no major problems, a battery, spark plug ignition coils (replaced all 6), a broken bolt in the valve cover area (the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,448
Posted By humbertob
Talking Mine was doing the same

My 07 328i coupe was on the same mood 2 months ago, 2 coils were the fault so I just replaced the 6 coils and the problem is now gone !:thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,198
Posted By humbertob
I got my '07 with 57k 4 months ago, I have...

I got my '07 with 57k 4 months ago, I have replaced one coolant hose and did some preventive maintanance: engine oil and filter, flushed power steering fluid, replaced coolant, replaced rear diff...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By humbertob
The smell of burning brake pads is completely...

The smell of burning brake pads is completely normal on bmw cars, don't worry at all. And about the high pitched noise coming from the engine compartment, these cars are prone to have defective and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-30-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By humbertob
Ecstuning.com sells it for 99.69 and replacement...

Ecstuning.com sells it for 99.69 and replacement should not take you more than 1 hour and a half
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By humbertob
98% of the parts you need to replace can be done...

98% of the parts you need to replace can be done by yourself if you are willing to do. Search here or at www.e46fanatics.com and you'll find DIY guides for every repair you need on your X3. Good luck...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By humbertob
Smile Definitely OFHG leak

Definitely you got an Oil Filter Housing Gasket leak, mine was leaking 3 weeks ago in the same part (front differential) and resulted to be an Oil Filter Gasket leak, I replaced mine by myself, took...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By humbertob
My 05 was on the same boat, just replaced the...

My 05 was on the same boat, just replaced the tensioner and then the air intake boot and now the noise is gone !
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,452
Posted By humbertob
Check the kbb.com site for private seller prices...

Check the kbb.com site for private seller prices on an X3 with that mileage !


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,015
Posted By humbertob
Very easy to diy ! Just did mine 2 weeks ago in...

Very easy to diy ! Just did mine 2 weeks ago in less than 45 min, it's awesome how easy is to work on the X3 !


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,173
Posted By humbertob
Just replaced both on mine 2 months ago, always...

Just replaced both on mine 2 months ago, always replace them in pairs !


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,275
Posted By humbertob
I'm just planning to drain and fill and change...

I'm just planning to drain and fill and change the filter of course !
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,275
Posted By humbertob
Thanks to all for your replies ! I'll definitely...

Thanks to all for your replies ! I'll definitely do it, I'm planning to keep the vehicle for at least 2-3 years more, so will definitely do it !
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,275
Posted By humbertob
Question flush ATF fluid at 70K or better not ?

Well, I'm just thinking on change the ATF fluid on my '05 X3, have been reading a lot about it and I don't know if it's a good idea or not to change it at this mileage. The Trans is working real...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,668
Posted By humbertob
you don't need a thermostat housing gasket, the...

you don't need a thermostat housing gasket, the housing comes ready to be installed as is ! Good Luck !
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,668
Posted By humbertob
Post Just ordered all the parts from pelicanparts.com...

Just ordered all the parts from pelicanparts.com and you don't need any DIY guide, you just need to remove the front air dam, and 4 bolts holding the thermostat housing, you can even do it without...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,668
Posted By humbertob
Smile code P0599 and then codes P0171 and P0174

3 weeks ago I just got code P0599 on my '05 X3, after doing an exhaustive research over this forum and some others uot there on the internet I decided to replace the Thermostat housing and sensor and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,378
Posted By humbertob
After researching other forums that code points...

After researching other forums that code points to the thermostat circuit, so I just ordered a thermostat housing including the sensor and replaced it right away, hope the code won't come back ! Very...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,378
Posted By humbertob
I got the same exact code and don't know what to...

I got the same exact code and don't know what to do ! 05 X3 !
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,555
Posted By humbertob
Very easy to do the front brakes following this...

Very easy to do the front brakes following this DIY guide ! I just did mines on my 05 X3 two weeks ago and really a piece of cake. Thanks for this post ! Blessings !
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,233
Posted By humbertob
If any of you are planning to use moth balls in...

If any of you are planning to use moth balls in his/her car just be aware that moth balls are proved to cause cancer, so take your own precautions. God Bless ! ;)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,565
Posted By humbertob
If you are trying to figure out how many bottles...

If you are trying to figure out how many bottles of each fluid you need to buy for the diffs, trans and tc, just go to www.bavauto.com and search for the related products and the site will suggest...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,535
Posted By humbertob
Diffs and transfer case are already done ! Piece...

Diffs and transfer case are already done ! Piece of cake both !
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