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Forum: General BMW Questions 12-10-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By babo
I didn't get any quotes from them. Was thinking...

I didn't get any quotes from them. Was thinking to hear experiences first.
Forum: General BMW Questions 12-09-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By babo
Question AAA protection plan

Gents,
just got a mail from AAA offering their protection plan.
this is the first time i'm actually looking into this ( protection plans).

What is your expirience and is it worth the money?
I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By babo
Good one :). Nope no ultrasonic cleaner, but the...

Good one :). Nope no ultrasonic cleaner, but the idea is an interesting one.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By babo
After reading all the links provided above plus...

After reading all the links provided above plus "much much more":
I took out nozzles out of lines.
Blew lines with my matural compressor
And (after breaking one nozzle ) put them into heinz...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By babo
Yes, that one works just fine.

Yes, that one works just fine.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By babo
How do I "progress towards the nozzles"?

How do I "progress towards the nozzles"?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By babo
I actually tried that using a natural compressor...

I actually tried that using a natural compressor - my lungs $)
I found that both lines (to rear and to the windshield) are equally difficult to blow into - lots of resistance.

Over the years was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By babo
Windshield

Hello,
Virtually nothing gets sprayed on my windshield from the jets.
I already replaced pumps twice, the best I get a weak streams from both jets.
Yesterday a new replaced pump failed (not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By babo
Yes, thats what I thought too. But the change in...

Yes, thats what I thought too. But the change in the behavior perfectly coincides with battery being reconnected

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By babo
Cant reinit the key

After battery was pulled during the work 2 weeks ago, key stopped responding. I followed the instruction s how to init key, but it wont respond.
Last week after another repair was done, key...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By babo
Not to argue, but, in my view, the maintenance...

Not to argue, but, in my view, the maintenance cost should not exceed certain value. For me - its a price of lease of a decent vehicle. And one more work like this and this vehicle will be done for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By babo
Reservoir, thermostat and pipe had to be...

Reservoir, thermostat and pipe had to be replaced. Total cost $500.
Great :((.
I also need to do struts and ujoin.
This vehicle is quickly reaching end of life. And its only 120k miles.

Sent...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By babo
Wife thinks she saw a big wet spot under the car...

Wife thinks she saw a big wet spot under the car on Monday. Today she noticed indicator coming up a few times. And when I drove in the evening indicator came up several times to.
Im almost sure now...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By babo
What prelci? Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

What prelci?

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,811
Posted By babo
Just sharing my experience. Iphone 5- after...

Just sharing my experience.
Iphone 5- after some time (30/50minutes) radio unit ,apparently, loses the connection to iPhone. This behaviour is corresponding to the temperature of the iphone. As...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By babo
Here is what I read...

Here is what I read https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071220093122AAHSyPY
Question is is this relevant to bmw?

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By babo
Coolant low - constantly

Morning,
Recently an indicator "coolant low" came up for a few minutes. So I checked the level and found the stick to be below min level.
I let an engine to cool and, while still a bit warm I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By babo
Great. Thank you . Will do that. Sent from...

Great. Thank you . Will do that.

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By babo
You are right. Init on sunroof fixed the problem....

You are right. Init on sunroof fixed the problem.
What is the greeze I should use for sunroof?

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By babo
Thank you for your input. Took multimeter and...

Thank you for your input.
Took multimeter and went downstairs :
a. The positive clam on the battery was loose - i can move it with my fingers.
b. Battery showed 12.6 V with engine off.

I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By babo
{RESOLVED} electircal problem? - complete shutdown during the rain

Morning,
i'm not sure how the following events related, if at all:

a. last week the sun roof became semi-operational - in order to close or open it i have to push the button many times. Every...
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-11-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By babo
Thumbs down no more wiper refills?

am i missing something or _all_ local stores ( 07601) discontinued wiper blade refills _at all_?
nobody carries just a simple cheap refills - i've been buying those for years for a few bucks and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By babo
Yup did that too. Sent from my SGH-T989...

Yup did that too.

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By babo
I took the cover (black silver plastic) off. It...

I took the cover (black silver plastic) off. It was on two bolts and two nuts. Took the wiring for plugs and xabel for O2 sensor out.
Took plugs out obviously.
When I took those 11 nuts out there...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By babo
Thats one is for n52 enigine. Seemed to be very...

Thats one is for n52 enigine. Seemed to be very different than mine which is m54 ( https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_M54)

I followed this one - http://youtu.be/frl1eUKtkus

Sent from my...
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