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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By upallnight
Just get a dial indicator and do a run out on the...

Just get a dial indicator and do a run out on the disc. This should tell you if the discs are o.k. or not.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By upallnight
An alternator should not be used to charge a DEAD...

An alternator should not be used to charge a DEAD DEAD Battery. You will just kill the alternator by trying to charge a DEAD DEAD battery with the alternator. Don't believe me watch this video.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By upallnight
Kinda doubt that will work. Most likely a crack...

Kinda doubt that will work. Most likely a crack A Drum or a bad o-ring. The trans is not able to maintain hydraulic pressure so the rotation speed as measured by the sensor does not match the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By upallnight
Never try to start the X by jumping starting it. ...

Never try to start the X by jumping starting it. Better to connect a charger and try charging the battery. Or replace the battery if the battery is dead. Google search for damages done to BMW when...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By upallnight
In my Best Don Corleone voice: "Check the Guibo"...

In my Best Don Corleone voice: "Check the Guibo"

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_X5_Front_Driveshaft_Flex_Disc_Guibo_OEM_p/26117503159x5.htm
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By upallnight
I would say not if the car is already locked.

I would say not if the car is already locked.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By upallnight
You can check the connector to the ignitor...

You can check the connector to the ignitor ballast. If you don't have 12 volts to the ballast that is why you don't have lights.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By upallnight
Pump motor may be spinning, but the impeller on...

Pump motor may be spinning, but the impeller on the pump motor might have come loose or off so it's not pumping fluid.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By upallnight
You know if your X was program to open all the...

You know if your X was program to open all the windows with the FOB you can lower the driver side window by just holding the unlock button on the FOB until the window rolls down.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By upallnight
Sounds like you have problem with the ABS system...

Sounds like you have problem with the ABS system locking up a wheel or wheels.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By upallnight
It can only re-code itself if you have the...

It can only re-code itself if you have the software to re-code it. If you don't have the software and don't know anything about coding the X it will probably be cheaper and faster to just take it in...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By upallnight
If you're not a DIYer and I don't mean replacing...

If you're not a DIYer and I don't mean replacing oil and filters, but knows how to fix cars then a BMW without a warranty is not the right car for you. Repairs by either dealers or indy can get very...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By upallnight
Yep. But if it drop to far, the low side...

Yep. But if it drop to far, the low side pressure sensor will kick in and disengage the compressor.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By upallnight
Connect a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel rail...

Connect a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel rail and with key on see what type of pressure the gauge is reading? If you don't have pressure with the key on that's your problem. Don't own a fuel...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By upallnight
I have an 2001 X5 and a 1993 Ford Ranger pickup. ...

I have an 2001 X5 and a 1993 Ford Ranger pickup. Put less money into the Ranger compare with the X. Own the Ranger since 1998 compare with the X which I purchase in 2011. If you are not a DIYer...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By upallnight
You replaced the relay, but did you check the...

You replaced the relay, but did you check the fuse? How did you check for power to the fuel pump? On initial key on, the DME will send a signal to the fuel pump to prime the system, but if the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By upallnight
Never jump start a X not unless you want to fix...

Never jump start a X not unless you want to fix some other problems cause by jumping a X. Better to charge a weak or dead battery then try jump starting the X. No crank, but all the lights are on,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By upallnight
So what are the error codes that you wre able to...

So what are the error codes that you wre able to read?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By upallnight
If you cut the three wires (two thick one and one...

If you cut the three wires (two thick one and one skinny one) you might have shorted out the the DME since the skinny wire is the signal wire which provides a pulse signal to the fan to turn on and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-07-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By upallnight
You have a dying fuel pump. Better get it change...

You have a dying fuel pump. Better get it change before it leave you stranded. Unlike the later M54 engines, there's no shraeder valve on the fuel rail to connect a fuel pressure gauge to verify...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By upallnight
Could be a bad compressor clutch, that is why the...

Could be a bad compressor clutch, that is why the compressor is not engaging, or the air gap between the pulley and the clutch is beyond spec that the magnetic coil can't engage the clutch to the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By upallnight
Sounds like the AUX electric fan is not coming...

Sounds like the AUX electric fan is not coming on. Do you have the 3.0 engine? If you have the V8 engine the fan clutch may not be engaging the radiator fan.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-03-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By upallnight
You will need to get a set of gauges and find out...

You will need to get a set of gauges and find out what the pressure are for the low side and high side of the system. If the gauge indicates that both side are the same, your compressor is not...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-29-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By upallnight
It's a 2 ton SUV, what did you expect in term of...

It's a 2 ton SUV, what did you expect in term of fuel consumption???

Transfer pump inside the tank is not transferring the petrol from the passenger side to the driver side. Either replace the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-29-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By upallnight
The small wire with a spade connector is the...

The small wire with a spade connector is the signal wire from the DME to initialize the starter. One of the thick wire is to the battery and the other thick wire is to the starter motor. Once the...
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