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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,024
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
1,700 from an indy sounds steep. Ive seen the...

1,700 from an indy sounds steep. Ive seen the bilsteins for about 240 each, I was hoping labor would only be a few hundred with the total cost less than 1,000. Maybe I will have to do them myself. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,024
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Front struts?

I recently noticed small oil puddles on the garage floor under the car, right next to the driver side front wheel. Upon inspection it looks like the strut is leaking as it is covered in oil, which...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,724
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Got the car back and it runs great. I had them...

Got the car back and it runs great. I had them update the transmission software and the difference is unbelievable, drives great. Highly recommend it if your transmission isn't shifting well. Cost...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,724
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Well, the car died just as I was pulling out of...

Well, the car died just as I was pulling out of my driveway last night. I had it towed to the BMW dealer and apparently it is the eccentric shaft sensor. Apparently there is an oil leak that is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,724
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Cold weather starting problems...

Normally my X3 is garaged every night, but when I travel the car gets left outside. Every time I've traveled in the cold and the car is left outside overnight it won't start the next morning. It...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Oil overfill?

I checked my oil level the other day after noticing what looks like a leaky valve cover gasket. I can see traces of oil on the head and down the block, coming from the passenger side of the black...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,526
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Thanks. I got the Sylvania D1S bulbs.

Thanks. I got the Sylvania D1S bulbs.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,526
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Thanks for sending them. Yeah, just my luck that...

Thanks for sending them. Yeah, just my luck that it went out, thought it would have lasted longer.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,526
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Well, the bulb died Friday night, so I had to go...

Well, the bulb died Friday night, so I had to go out and get new bulbs from AAP at $99.99 each. Not sure if there's a DIY in the sticky section (I searched and found nothing), and unfortunately I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,526
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Sure, PM sent.

Sure, PM sent.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,526
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Any specific brand you recommend, or better yet,...

Any specific brand you recommend, or better yet, any brand you don't recommend? One of the reasons I bought the X3 was the quality of the headlights (bright, adaptive) for night time driving, I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,526
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
xenon headlight bulb turning pink??

Recently my driver side headlight has turned pink in color instead of bright white, does that mean the bulb is on its way out? Should I get OEM bulbs or is there a better brand? What do you...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,589
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Yeah I love those wheels. It looks awesome. Do...

Yeah I love those wheels. It looks awesome. Do they bolt right on or did you need spacers or anything? Will they bolt on to an 07?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,514
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
If you don't mind my asking, what did you pay for...

If you don't mind my asking, what did you pay for the dealer to make the repair? I'm sure the SES light will come on again, sooner than later.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,514
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Well, I was planning on taking it to the dealer...

Well, I was planning on taking it to the dealer this weekend, but the SES light just turned off on its own tonight. I guess that's good. Think I should pursue it any further?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
I just got the "thud" tonight after parking in my...

I just got the "thud" tonight after parking in my garage, on a nice level surface. It "thuds" almost like getting gently rear-ended AFTER the car is turned off and has come to a complete stop. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,514
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Help with service engine soon light and error code??

I turned my X3 on today and instantly got a SES light, so I stopped by AAP and used their code reader. I got a P1434 code. It seems like it could be something with the fuel system, perhaps the DMTL...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
So you're saying Passport BMW was being...

So you're saying Passport BMW was being difficult, but it didn't really have anything to do with the actual warranty? They didn't say the repair wasn't covered under warranty, they just said it was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Right, my understanding is that once the vehicle...

Right, my understanding is that once the vehicle is out of the original limited warranty, all that is left is the Powertrain Plus, as long as you meed the age/mileage restrictions. The Gold/Platinum...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
You should be automatically qualified by age and...

You should be automatically qualified by age and mileage. In my case there was no inspection but it had to be under 60,000 miles to get the 3yr/36k plan. I had about 59,400 miles on mine when I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
This is what is available [link below]. If you...

This is what is available [link below]. If you go through each picture, when you get to the one that looks like an X3 interior, the map display in the pic looks the same as my current display; so...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Navigation map upgrade?

I see BMW has 2012 maps available for our X3s. Do these new maps improve the visual characteristics of the navigation? Like 3D mapping or anything, or do they just provide up-to-date road maps and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
I just purchased the Powertrain Plus extended...

I just purchased the Powertrain Plus extended warranty, 3 years, 36k miles, BMW North America is the obligor. It's nice because I can take it to any BMW dealership for repairs. Ask around,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
UPDATE: I just got off the phone with Assurant. ...

UPDATE: I just got off the phone with Assurant. The Power Train Plus extended warranty does NOT follow the vehicle. Because the vehicle was traded to a dealer and not transferred through a private...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-02-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By '07 AlpineX3
Yeah, we're finding one. I'm just trying to get...

Yeah, we're finding one. I'm just trying to get a basic understanding so I know what the person will be talking about.
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