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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,543
Posted By CharlieHustle
Actually, when reverse shows signs of failing, a...

Actually, when reverse shows signs of failing, a transmission fluid flush might solve the issue. The other 2 typical fixes would be replacing the shift solenoid for reverse, or valve body...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,427
Posted By CharlieHustle
Bring it to another dealer....

Bring it to another dealer....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,481
Posted By CharlieHustle
I recommend flushing the trans as long as it...

I recommend flushing the trans as long as it follows factory procedure. I cant understand why dealerships are against it when they are trained to do just that @ 100k.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,875
Posted By CharlieHustle
Check for blown fuses first...something may have...

Check for blown fuses first...something may have shorted when you turned off the car with the charger plugged in still.

If everything is fine, consider changing the battery.

Trickle chargers...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,753
Posted By CharlieHustle
There are camber kits available for the E53 that...

There are camber kits available for the E53 that can adjust the camber outwards, but performance will be slightly affected if you drive at higher speeds. If tire wear is your concern, consider having...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By CharlieHustle
http://bmwfans.info/parts/catalog/E53/SAV/USA/X5_3...

http://bmwfans.info/parts/catalog/E53/SAV/USA/X5_3.0i-M54/LHD/N/2004/january/browse/sliding_roof_folding_top/

Working on the sunroof generally requires you to pull down the headliner. Aside from...
Forum: Parting Out 03-02-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,133
Posted By CharlieHustle
Price on the HID Ballasts??

Price on the HID Ballasts??
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-30-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,689
Posted By CharlieHustle
How can you rule out the battery from being the...

How can you rule out the battery from being the problem?

If you have an extremely weak or dead/shorted battery connected to the terminals of the car, even jump starting the car wont do you any...
Forum: Interior 12-09-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By CharlieHustle
How much for the microfilter?

How much for the microfilter?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-05-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,119
Posted By CharlieHustle
Sure, you can add a sub or 2 to the existing...

Sure, you can add a sub or 2 to the existing stereo system in your x5. Once you have your amp and sub of choice, you install a line out converter to the factory stereo signal lines, and wire the...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-06-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By CharlieHustle
Are you sure you have the FM modulator in sync...

Are you sure you have the FM modulator in sync with the radio frequency on your stereo?
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-06-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
Posted By CharlieHustle
If its a seperate piece that you add onto your...

If its a seperate piece that you add onto your radio through a car kit, then all you need to do is install the car kit for that specific unit into your Z4. As long as you follow the instructions and...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 01-06-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,074
Posted By CharlieHustle
Look for a Steering Wheel Interface for BMW by a...

Look for a Steering Wheel Interface for BMW by a company named PAC. I've installed them into many BMWs with Aftermarket stereos and they've worked fine. Costs around 45 bucks or so....maybe less.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-06-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By CharlieHustle
I would say its a idler pulley or tensioner...

I would say its a idler pulley or tensioner pulley wearing out. I had the same problem around 64k on my x5. I changed the belts and pullies and sound went away.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-15-2008, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 804
Posted By CharlieHustle
Once you remove the amplifier, the radio will...

Once you remove the amplifier, the radio will power on but no sound will come out of your speakers.
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