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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-26-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,147
Posted By 2001x5440
A few things to check: 1. a low remote...

A few things to check:

1. a low remote battery would not cause your windshield wipers to not work (maybe you should look for a bad/burnt fuse)

2. rear power windows could be "locked" due to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-25-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,368
Posted By 2001x5440
Anybody our there with a X5 E53 4.4 that is...

Anybody our there with a X5 E53 4.4 that is willing to take a peek under engine cover and let me know what my mystery hose should be attached to?

I don't know if there should be a vacuum hose...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-23-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,368
Posted By 2001x5440
Thanks for the reply. My unknown / mystery...

Thanks for the reply.

My unknown / mystery hose is engine related.

The pics are of the driver side front top of the engine and the driver side front of the engine looking down; the mystery hose...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-22-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,368
Posted By 2001x5440
Question hose (vacuum?) not attached to anything

While working on my daughter's 2001 X5 4.4 I noticed a hose / vacuum line that is not connected to anything.

It's on the driver side front of the engine and runs from the lower side of the engine,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,537
Posted By 2001x5440
The BMW parts guy was nice enough to give me the...

The BMW parts guy was nice enough to give me the wholesale price; $50/hose versus $75/hose.

He also mentioned that they don't see this problem much recently - implying that older V8 X5's aren't...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,537
Posted By 2001x5440
Got the current part numbers (hopefully) from...

Got the current part numbers (hopefully) from local BMW dealer:

11157556837 Description: Oil Hose/Line; Breather Hose; Oil Separator-Middle Connection to Intake. 1 per car.

11157556838 ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,537
Posted By 2001x5440
Yes, the hoses are located on the top/rear of the...

Yes, the hoses are located on the top/rear of the engine; the image in CRJ Driver's post looks like a match for the hoses on my daughter's X5.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,537
Posted By 2001x5440
CRJ Driver, My daughter's 2001 X5 is getting...

CRJ Driver,

My daughter's 2001 X5 is getting the same codes PO171 / PO174 and it looks like the same hose has failed / disintegrated; Part # 11.51-1 705 258b

Did you ever find out what the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,343
Posted By 2001x5440
Smile Fixed!

Found a great BMW / Mini-Cooper shop in Oakland - Bay Bridge Motors.

The door lock cylinder was bad: turning the key did not turn the shaft on the other side.

Took a few days to get a new lock...
Forum: General BMW 07-31-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,107
Posted By 2001x5440
Found a great BMW / Mini-Cooper shop in Oakland -...

Found a great BMW / Mini-Cooper shop in Oakland - Bay Bridge Motors.

The door lock cylinder was bad: turning the key did not turn the shaft on the other side.

Took a few days to get a new lock...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,343
Posted By 2001x5440
Hopefully, replacing the central lock button will...

Hopefully, replacing the central lock button will do it.

The dash button that unlocks the rear hatch works (but it can't be opened from the outside).

Thanks!
- Bob
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,343
Posted By 2001x5440
central lock button

Thanks for the reply.

> Drivers side door:
> - Does the door handle on the outside open the door when they door is unlocked(button up)
> If not it may be the door handle carrier may be...
Forum: General BMW 07-24-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,107
Posted By 2001x5440
Question X5 central locking problem

The central locking in my daughter's 2001 X5 is not working (for the most part).

- Using a manual key in the driver's door lock, key turns freely but nothing happens.

- Pressing on the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,343
Posted By 2001x5440
Question X5 central locking problem

The central locking in my daughter's 2001 X5 is not working (for the most part).

- Using a manual key in the driver's door lock, key turns freely but nothing happens.

- Pressing on the...
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