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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 116,384
Posted By hobo
We have a local mechanic here in town who only...

We have a local mechanic here in town who only works on BMWs and Mercedes - he does our work for us after the cars are out of warranty usually. He couldn't believe that the transfer case had to be...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,471
Posted By hobo
Yep - dealer replaced the starter. Actually ended...

Yep - dealer replaced the starter. Actually ended up being a little less - $1199 (plus the tow). I didn't know how sluggish it had gotten starting up until today when I started it with the new...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,471
Posted By hobo
I'll look into the extended warranty - how long...

I'll look into the extended warranty - how long does that $2500 one cover?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,471
Posted By hobo
Unhappy Starter in 2008 X3

My X3 has been a little sluggish starting. Yesterday, it stopped starting at all! New starter needed - to the tune of about $1400. Only 92,000 miles. Anybody else had this problem? I hoped the high...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 116,384
Posted By hobo
Transfer case problems

Mine had to be replaced - to the tune of almost $4000 - at 80,000 miles. Now at 92,000 my starter went dead. Another $1400 repair. It's getting old :(
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,219
Posted By hobo
Thanks! Shall do. the tire light has also been on...

Thanks! Shall do. the tire light has also been on - but I've checked the pressure over and over and they're all fine according to the tire gauge. So that's connected maybe?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,219
Posted By hobo
We do have the sport package on it. Does that...

We do have the sport package on it. Does that make a difference?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,219
Posted By hobo
BMW X3 Transmission problems

Hi, I'm a new member of the forum. I have a 2008 X3. It had a variety of warning lights coming on so took it to the dealer. It has 77k on it - so warranty is over. They called today and told me...
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