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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,610
Posted By Skip2BMW
Tires

Just an alert however, check to see if they have a mileage warranty. Michelin's didn't for the larger tires. My Continental DWS Extreme had 50,000 miles.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,610
Posted By Skip2BMW
Tires

I have an 2005 X5 4.8is and have ran Michelin for the 1st 4 years. But I found that they were too soft & wear out way too soon, especially the rears. So I went to Continental DWS Extreme. They...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,135
Posted By Skip2BMW
Unhappy Windshield Reservior Area Leak

Hey, My 2005 X5 just started leaking last week. I filled the reservoir 2 weeks ago, & it was empty 1 week later too. Well, after reading this forum, I guess I will attempt to do it myself. Thanks...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-18-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By Skip2BMW
Retractable Shade

I thought of doing that if it cost too much to replace. Considering, my shade only broke at the top plastic strip portion on the right hand corner at the hole where the hook inserts. However, it...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-15-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By Skip2BMW
Unhappy Retractable Shade

I have an 2005 X5 4.8is & the retractable shade that pulls up out of the rear door behind the drivers seat side broke somewhat. I just wanted to know if anyone had to have one replaced, & how much...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By Skip2BMW
Talking Tires

You have that right. They were half the price of the Michelins.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By Skip2BMW
Smile Tires

My Continentals are, Extreme Contact and have an awsome tread design to boot. So far I am happy with the performance and they handle great. :)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By Skip2BMW
Tires

Yeah! I researched before I purchased a 3rd set of tires for my 2005 X5 4.8is because Michelin just didn't last long enough. I decided on Continental because they also came with a 50,000 mile...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By Skip2BMW
Air Suspension

Interesting, I had the same exact noise around the rear seats on my 2005 X5. They replaced my front air suspension (go figure) & everything is fine now. I 1st thought it was a loose muffler or...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-17-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,789
Posted By Skip2BMW
Self-Leveling Sysytem

If one fuse goes, sometimes it could of been a bad or weak fuse, but 2 fuses blowing could indicate there is an overload or a short in the system.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-16-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,789
Posted By Skip2BMW
Self Leveling System

CJ,
If it is not the sensor, relay or fuse which all that I checked before finding out it was a bad front air spring. These springs cost about $650.00 to over $900.00 depending on what shop does...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,789
Posted By Skip2BMW
Thanks fir the FYI.

Thanks fir the FYI.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,789
Posted By Skip2BMW
Just curious how much the sensor cost you to...

Just curious how much the sensor cost you to replace? I had to replace a front air spring & it cost me $650.00 for the unit & $350.00 for labor. My car remained level but the ride was noisy & rough...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,500
Posted By Skip2BMW
Thanks for the FYI. I will definitely be looking...

Thanks for the FYI. I will definitely be looking for a well experienced person for this repair. This is the 1st repair I've needed since the warrantee expired. I don't necessarily want to pay an...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,500
Posted By Skip2BMW
I'm not sure if the 4.8is is a 2 axle or just a...

I'm not sure if the 4.8is is a 2 axle or just a rear axle, but the rear is where the noise comes from. Do you know the price tag on repairs of any of these items you mention? I don't want to take...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,500
Posted By Skip2BMW
Self-Leveling Warning Lamp

My Self-Leveling warning comes on intermittantly. It will run error free for 3 days to a week then the warning will re-appear. I hear a raddling noises under the car on left side passenger seat...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By Skip2BMW
My Self-Leveling warning comes on intermittantly....

My Self-Leveling warning comes on intermittantly. It will run error free for 3 days to a week then the warning will re-appear. I hear a raddling noises under the car on left side passenger seat...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By Skip2BMW
Self Leveling System

Thanks for all the literature on the system. It appears to be very comprehensive & I should be able to diagnose & repair my problem without a large expense hopefully.

:D
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By Skip2BMW
Unhappy Self Leveling System

Just wondering if the relays fail on the air system often. My fuses all appear to be OK. I don't hear any noise or hissing. My X5 appears to be level but the ride is a little noisier & rougher. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Skip2BMW
Q & a

Thanks for the info. I'm new this site, plus it somewhat confusing to me right now, but I guess I'll figure it out evfentually.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Skip2BMW
Q & a

Wanted to know the usual cost of Self leveling supension inactive repair.:cry:
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