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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By Cloudy
After a whole day trying and looking at tons of...

After a whole day trying and looking at tons of webpages, I am stuck at the point where NCS says either VIN faulty, or if I enter it manually I get COAPI 1080 incorrect coding key

Now the key is a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By Cloudy
Thanks Will just have a read around first

Thanks
Will just have a read around first
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By Cloudy
Update from anyone that wonders I fiddled...

Update from anyone that wonders
I fiddled around with battery safety terminal and the wires and used inpa to delete airbag code with ignition OFF, and it seems to have done the trick. I assume there...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By Cloudy
Thanks, I've got NCS expert, NCS dummy and also...

Thanks,
I've got NCS expert, NCS dummy and also BMW coding tool 250; which was all downloaded as a BMW standard tools package- which of dummy/coding tool 250 makes its easiest and leSt likely that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By Cloudy
Question Can you point me to some clear instructions on...

Can you point me to some clear instructions on using NCS to code auto electric folding mirrors with key, and seat memory with 2 different keys.

With the airbag light I have detected a problem with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By Cloudy
Update- it was the cable- i opened it up and pins...

Update- it was the cable- i opened it up and pins 7-8 were mot connected
Soldering ghem together has helped psrtly sort the problem
I cant read all modules in the E83 section and have to read some...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By Cloudy
INPA/BST not reading all modules

Hi all
I have a 2008 E83 3.0 D Xdrive. M57 N2
Id appreciate help from anyone who has INPA/NCS/Tool 32.
My only known fault is an airbag light

After weeks of experimentation I finally managed to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cloudy
Could someone please provide the part number to...

Could someone please provide the part number to this BMW fuel cleaner. I can see it on the bottle picture posted above but cannot make out the numbers. I went into my local BMW dealer and they didn't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cloudy
Recalibrating/reprogramming fuel sensor

I have found a reasonably priced fuel level sender unit. However the shop advised that it can not/should not be changed at home as BMW would need to recalibrate or reprogramme it once installed. Is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cloudy
Fuel gauge problem Right or Left sensor?

I have not had any luck with the erratic fuel gauge despite running 2 tanks with fuel system cleaner( Wynns- here in the UK)

I am considering chnaging the sensor and read on a another thread that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,030
Posted By Cloudy
Fuel sensor problem Left or right?

I have not had any luck with the erratic fuel gauge despite running 2 tanks with fuel system cleaner( Wynns- here in the UK)

I am considering chnaging the sensor and read on a another thread that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,592
Posted By Cloudy
I managed to fix my rear washer tube leak-...

I managed to fix my rear washer tube leak- followed the advice on here and exactly as anticipated the separated junction was found under the carpet alongside the gearbox hump. Took 2 hours including...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,030
Posted By Cloudy
Im from the UK and cant locate Techron here. Is...

Im from the UK and cant locate Techron here. Is anyone aware of any UK suppliers that sell Techron or BMW fuel system cleaner; or does anyone know which UK brands are the closest match or best...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,592
Posted By Cloudy
Right, now I'm planning on opening up the seat...

Right, now I'm planning on opening up the seat and carpet sooner rather than later, is there any hope that the fluid would just drain out under the car, if not, will it be damaging anything?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cloudy
cant seem to locate either online here in the UK,...

cant seem to locate either online here in the UK, so I guess will visit some auto stores and see what they have, or the BMW Stealer..
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cloudy
BMW fuel system cleaner plus

Anyone know any UK suppliers where I can get this?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,592
Posted By Cloudy
I have not blocked the tube or capped it, just I...

I have not blocked the tube or capped it, just I clipped the power to the motor, I assumed no more fluid would siphon out, and hasn't for the last 24hrs, is that ok or should I be capping the pump...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cloudy
Benzin(petrol)

Benzin(petrol)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,592
Posted By Cloudy
will be leaving it as it is until some better...

will be leaving it as it is until some better weather anyway..
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cloudy
HELP replacing faulty fuel level sensor

HELP replacing faulty fuel level sensor
I would appreciate some help from someone on replacing fuel level sensor on my 2004 X3 E83.
Ive had the problem of erratic fule gauge. lifting up the rear...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,030
Posted By Cloudy
HELP replacing faulty fuel level sensor

I would appreciate some help from someone on replacing fuel level sensor on my 2004 X3 E83.
Ive had the problem of erratic fule gauge. lifting up the rear seat I can see one circular rubber seal...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,897
Posted By Cloudy
19.8mpg combined, still looking for the elusive...

19.8mpg combined, still looking for the elusive 20!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,592
Posted By Cloudy
managed to get screwdriver bit out by using...

managed to get screwdriver bit out by using flexible magnetic screwdriver, pump works when switched on, ive checked the connector in rear boot lid and its fine, cleaned nozzles, i assume it only...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,592
Posted By Cloudy
X3 washer fluids leak- urgent help needed

Hi

Im new to this forum so apologies if I sound naive.
I am no expert but dont mind dabbling in DIY I have done searches and identified that I probably have a washer fluid leak somewhere in my...
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