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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By codog2
FWIW - I switched jobs and now drive to work 60...

FWIW - I switched jobs and now drive to work 60 miles round trip highway. Prior to my 2005 x3 3.0 was mostly a city car.

I swear the engine runs better (smoother) than it did a year ago (I put...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By codog2
2nd akebono. Dustless with same bite. Wished I...

2nd akebono. Dustless with same bite. Wished I used them earlier-my rims are pitted from brake dust

Mine squeak first stop when cold
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By codog2
Taking it to my Indy. He's been good to me in the...

Taking it to my Indy. He's been good to me in the past. I assume this will be more like a $1000 jobber rather than $500

Of course supposed to be well into the 70's this weekend
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By codog2
well that didn't work & the compressor seized. I...

well that didn't work & the compressor seized. I guess I was going have to replace it anyway

rear spring coils, transfer case actuator, valve cover gasket, expansion tank actuator and know this...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By codog2
thanks I'll give that a try. I've added...

thanks I'll give that a try. I've added refrigerant before.

Does anybody know which oil viscosity to get. Looks like it comes in different viscosities
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By codog2
Air conditioner compressor going?

2005 x3 3.0 118k

I just noticed that my air conditioner compressor is noisier than normal. The noise is only there when the compressor kicks in. The AC blows cold . Also it feels like the engine...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By codog2
thats exactly it

thats exactly it
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By codog2
Would just like the option for both (like every...

Would just like the option for both (like every other manufacturer does). Makes it easier when your the only one in the car
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By codog2
I had the same problem with my iphone 4s. I...

I had the same problem with my iphone 4s. I upgraded to a 5s (the 4s wifi stopped working)

The new phone works fine. Must have been a problem with the phone

Also pull down the overhead...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By codog2
anyway to sync driver and passenger climate control temperature?

This car is the first one I've seen with separate front and passenger side temperature where there is no option to lock the temperature settings so that both can adjusted the same time with the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 892
Posted By codog2
Sounds about the right mileage for transfer case...

Sounds about the right mileage for transfer case actuator . My 05 went at around 105k miles

I was getting the triad of lights off and on for a month or so. At first mi Indy was leaning to the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By codog2
good point that must be it. I was charging it at...

good point that must be it. I was charging it at the same time with my USB cigarette lighter charger.

I'll have to check that out thanks
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By codog2
aux input - gremlins at work

I'm having a weird problem with my aux input in my 2005 x3. I installed it myself with the factory cable in the dash tray about four years ago without any issues. Last night for the second time...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By codog2
R/T button did the trick. Though it took two...

R/T button did the trick. Though it took two times to get the pin request. I don't recall needing to do that with my old iphone 4s

thanks
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By codog2
thanks guys I'll try tomorrow pressing the R/T...

thanks guys I'll try tomorrow pressing the R/T button. I recall my Iphone 4 connecting pretty easily

If that doesn't work I'll try to pair my old Iphone 4 again
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By codog2
Can't connect iPhone 5s to Bluetooth (2005 x3)

Anybody have any luck connecting an iPhone 5s to a 2005 x3 Bluetooth? It finds the car but when I select it, it never asks for a pin. It eventually says "pairing unsuccessful "

Weird because my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,342
Posted By codog2
The bottom element on my driver side heated seat...

The bottom element on my driver side heated seat for my 2005 off stopped working years ago, though the back part still gets hot. I wish it was the other way around:cry:

The bottom cushion is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By codog2
Thanks - your right about the one thread. ...

Thanks - your right about the one thread.

The other dealer was out of state because the water pump blew out during a road trip and it got towed their. I asked them to check for the vent valve...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By codog2
help deciphering work order/PuMA case

I've posted before how the check engine light keeps coming coming on in 2012 x5 (35i) for a small evap leak. I've brought it to one dealer 4 times that has smoke tested the hell out of it, changed...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By codog2
Thanks for the links. I was reviewing the...

Thanks for the links. I was reviewing the receipts and the code they get indicates a bad vent valve, which they replaced twice since they thought the same thing - bad new part.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By codog2
Yeah I hear ya - I've been somewhat *****footing...

Yeah I hear ya - I've been somewhat *****footing it around since my first mistake was buying the car out of state. The dealer I am having the service done is a local dealer. One of the service...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By codog2
small evap leak - dealer can't fix - any help

Ok this is a double post and I know I'm definitely breaking some rules here, but the amount of chatter on the E73 board is not even close to what's here and this could apply to any make. Anyway...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By codog2
Thanks I asked the service manager if there was a...

Thanks I asked the service manager if there was a regional technician and his response was that they have technicians that BMWNA calls when they need help. I guess I could try another dealer. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By codog2
small evap leak - dealer can't fix - any suggestions

OK so my CPO X5 I bought last summer has been in the shop 5 times for a recurring check engine light. Every time it is a "small evap leak" The truck stays there a couple of days, I get it back and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By codog2
Spark plugs and supposedly o2 sensors. My indy...

Spark plugs and supposedly o2 sensors. My indy told not to worry about the o2 sensors until they throw a check engine light. I now have 112k
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