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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 159,648
Posted By manvee1
Well pro never turned up so had to complete job...

Well pro never turned up so had to complete job myself. Got E10 for worn socket but E10 didnít fit either. Luckily E10 came in a set. Tried E12, and bingo! E12 fit perfectly. Got screw out with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 159,648
Posted By manvee1
I'm having a pro come take a look later this...

I'm having a pro come take a look later this week, spent way too much time on this. I think 1 post explained it better how the wrong tools/access can make a 1hr job turn into a 10 hr job- post was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 159,648
Posted By manvee1
Thanks for the response; SwampX3 , enjoydriving....

Thanks for the response; SwampX3 , enjoydriving. Though pic displays it very clearly, this bolt is the 1 in the remotest corner and the hardest to reach. No room for hammer or standard vice grip. I'm...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 159,648
Posted By manvee1
Ok, had to abort FIX. Cant get final screw out of TC.

Ok, had to abort FIX. Cant get final screw out of TC.

Got car up on Rhino ramps. Used manual tools. No power tools. Removed 4 bolts holding cross member. Removed clips. Gained access to Transfer...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 159,648
Posted By manvee1
08 x3 mtec 53kmiles and got same issue. All 3...

08 x3 mtec 53kmiles and got same issue. All 3 lights off for now but clicking sound persists. ordered actuator gear and will be attempting fix this weekend also.
Called BMW USA. They say they are...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,088
Posted By manvee1
Update- So I've taken the car in 4 service 2ce in...

Update- So I've taken the car in 4 service 2ce in past 2 mths and each time the problem comes right back the 1st time I drive it after the service. In a couple of days, its going back to BMW Service...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,994
Posted By manvee1
I have the same problem on my 2008 X3 Mtec 41k...

I have the same problem on my 2008 X3 Mtec 41k miles.
What do you think is a reasonable quote for a Water pump , tstat, expansion tank replacement job at BMW in NYC. :dunno:
I'm out of warrantee...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,128
Posted By manvee1
Mine is a 2008 X3 Mtec with under 41k miles. BMW...

Mine is a 2008 X3 Mtec with under 41k miles. BMW want 1.6K to replace. tstat + Pump in the east coast.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By manvee1
a/c having mind of its own...mine does that too....

a/c having mind of its own...mine does that too. I'm now used 2 it. No volume issues yet though.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,088
Posted By manvee1
Thanks for your insight. I will point this out...

Thanks for your insight.
I will point this out to the BMW service person when I take it in this week. hopefully it gets fixed this time.

...2008 528i spt pkg
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,088
Posted By manvee1
E60 AC Malfunctions - cutting in and out

You definitely seem to know lots bout ACs. Might be able to shed light on below.

My AC cuts in and out especially when in traffic.
Highway driving Ė Ac functions perfectly.
Get off highway and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 30,145
Posted By manvee1
Unfortunately I didnít have the luxury to keep...

Unfortunately I didnít have the luxury to keep driving. Pressing the gas did nothing; car just wonít move. Just had enough to limp off to the side of the road and wait.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 30,145
Posted By manvee1
Got the dreaded temperature warning and Engine...

Got the dreaded temperature warning and Engine Overheated message today.
East coast 90+ and stuck in traffic did the trick.
Had to let it cool off for 1/2 an hr. Taking it to shop tomorrow. Oh and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,520
Posted By manvee1
Thanks for the resopnses also to PolkNole...

Thanks for the resopnses also to PolkNole 02-08-2010, 03:11 PM

nipping in and out of traffic is different from straight line driving. i did a 850 mile trip in my 1st wk of getting the car and it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,520
Posted By manvee1
Your message sounds like it came from a kid. No...

Your message sounds like it came from a kid. No point in bashing they donít pay me enough to bash and I hope they donít u too. How does ur msg help other readers looking for info. not surprised tough...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,520
Posted By manvee1
Recently got the 528 sport 3 mths ago coming off...

Recently got the 528 sport 3 mths ago coming off 325 sport. Its sluggish to say the least going 2 have it checked out soon. Turning into corners on up slope is ridiculous u have to put it in sport or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-19-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,370
Posted By manvee1
spot on. how did u know. did u partake in coding...

spot on. how did u know. did u partake in coding the bmw comp:)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-19-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,370
Posted By manvee1
Unhappy Kind of like that. I like this explanation...

Kind of like that.

I like this explanation since noise comes on 8 times out of 10 as soon as i turn ignition 1ce with engine off. Ive since gotten used to it now, I cant even hear it anymore...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,370
Posted By manvee1
OK ill look into that. do u think local mechanic...

OK ill look into that. do u think local mechanic can handle this or do i need BMW specialist.

tranny problem still didnt come back. dont know what fixed it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,370
Posted By manvee1
problem still at bay. whistling noise still...

problem still at bay. whistling noise still coming from left dash. sound comes on as soon as i turn the ignition with engine off. sound is driving me nuts:) like i need any help with that. still...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,370
Posted By manvee1
problem seems to have gone away by its self

problem seems to have gone away by its self
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By manvee1
my tranny problem went away by itself. hasn't...

my tranny problem went away by itself. hasn't occurred in 5 days of constant driving. all i did was wash the car and inflate the tyres. i expect it back soon at which point i will change gear switch....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By manvee1
Same tranny problem here only that the D and...

Same tranny problem here only that the D and circle comes on everyday now. Even bmw dealer cant figure this one out. I'm getting gearbox switch replaced by tranny company soon.

I wont rule out the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-16-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By manvee1
Is there any special way of checkin the b-u y-...

Is there any special way of checkin the b-u y- back thing. Do I need to take vin# anywhere 4 checks?
the carfax 1owner looks ok.

Thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-16-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By manvee1
certified vs non-certified on 15k 2008 bmw

Is there any risk in purchasing a 2008 bmw thats not certified from a non bmw dealer since the rest of the 50k maintenance warantee carries over regardless of whether the car is certified or not?
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