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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
Bluetooth audio out problems

I have an '06 X3 that hasn't had any bluetooth issues until recently. My phone pairs no problem, I can receive calls, but I cannot hear the other person. I can make calls, but I get the faintest beep...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
thanks for the tip. i think i'll stick to the...

thanks for the tip. i think i'll stick to the oem filter though.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,065
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
mileage

I've got 149,000 miles on my '06, and to date, the biggest expense has been the A/C system. 2 fixes for hoses, and then the big whack was the evaporator replacement at $3000+. I did have a dsc...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
Problem solved!!

I got a call from the dealership that has my car, and it must be my lucky day. They discovered that my rear brake caliper was missing a bolt, and the other one was sheared off, which caused the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
Any armchair diagnosticians?

I have an '06 X3 with 149,000 miles, and I had a serious issue that won't be diagnosed until at least tomorrow. I wanted to know if the Bimmerfest community has any ideas. I was driving around town...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-04-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
Is this reparable?

Does anyone have experience with wheel repair, and can give me an idea if this is fixable?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
Reparable wheel?

I was driving the Northern California backroads in the dead of night, and I couldn't avoid a huge chunk of something in the road. Does anyone have experience with wheel repair, and could advise me...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
interior peeling

Unfortunately, you are not the first one to see this. This is a well documented problem, tons of posts describing the same issue. I have peeling not on my steering wheel, but the button that opens...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,350
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
You know UncleJ, I just looked at the dinan...

You know UncleJ, I just looked at the dinan website, and saw the legality of the software upgrade. I live in California, had the software installed in California, and until it becomes an issue, I'll...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,350
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
I'm glad to see you found a solution. I have an...

I'm glad to see you found a solution. I have an '06 automatic and with sport mode engaged, and stage 1 Dinan software , I am very happy with the throttle response. I don't know about Dinan software...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-05-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 767
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
X3

Beautiful job on the X3. I have the same model, same color and wheels. Hard water has left permanent water spots all over my paint. One of these days i'll attempt to polish them out. If only you...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
thx

I got as far as removing the leather piece next to the rear seat, and the seat belt cover. That is where I quit. I think I am going to leave it to the professionals. I have no sound coming from...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
Removal Help

Does anybody know how to remove the carpeted panel in the picture. I need to check an audio processor that was installed next to the factory amp, and I can't figure out how to remove the panel. Any...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,603
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
The PK is your pin. when you pair your phone,...

The PK is your pin. when you pair your phone, and it asks for the pin, input those 4 numbers. If your phone is compatible, it should work.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-02-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,603
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
pin number

Have you tried inputting the pin number located on the bluetooth module itself? I bought my '06 used, and the pin number given to me was wrong, and I couldn't pair my phone until I went to the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 961
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
X3

Have you verified the condition of the battery? I've got and '06, albeit with 122,000 miles, and my battery died about 2 weeks ago. Went from driving fine, stopped to run an errand, and when I went...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,252
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
bluetooth

http://greggpeterson.com/aux_images/X3/189_8959.JPG

Vern,

Can you see the white clip connecting your bluetooth module? Does it look like the one in the picture I posted a link to? If so, you...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 107,424
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
I have the Focal VRS-100 slim speakers. They are...

I have the Focal VRS-100 slim speakers. They are not cheap, $600 a pair US, but they do sound great. I left the stock woofers under the seats, and had an amp installed to power them solely, and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 107,424
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
Unless your car is different, the amp is up high...

Unless your car is different, the amp is up high in the same compartment where the bluetooth module is located, and it is mounted on its side, around the shoulder area of the back seat. The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
No child locks applied, the passenger latch works...

No child locks applied, the passenger latch works fine. I wonder if the cable is broken, but I'm not sure if it were, would the outside latch still work?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
Interior door latch broken

Anybody seen this? Drivers side, rear door interior latch won't open the door. I can open it from the outside though.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,587
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
dinan

It does not provide "seat of the pants" thrills, but I didn't expect that anyways. I never liked the lag in acceleration with the automatic transmission, so I had the dinan software installed, and I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,587
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
Leak

That's too bad to hear you have a leak too. My SA told me it is a good idea to run the A/C for a little bit each month, even in winter. He said it was better that letting it sit for 3 months like...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,587
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
issues

I have had a few issues. Last year my A/C system had a leak. I had hoses and coolant replaced. I turned on the A/C recently and no cool air. I still have a leak somewhere. They couldn't find it,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,587
Posted By surgtech72@yaho
Mileage

I have an '06 with 114,000 miles
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