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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By wil33562
I had a similar issue with mine where it would...

I had a similar issue with mine where it would randomly sound like a jet engine. Details of mine can be found in this thread: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=768367

After taking...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By wil33562
Thanks for all of the replies everyone. I have...

Thanks for all of the replies everyone. I have now driven it about 500 miles since changing the fan. It appears that the normal operating temp for my X3 is between 97* - 105* C with occasional peaks...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By wil33562
Normal Operating Temperature for 2007 X3 N52

Hey Everyone,

About four weeks ago I started noticing my radiator fan would come on and sound like a jet engine from time to time. I took it to an indy mechanic to have it hooked up to the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By wil33562
Squealing noise from front

Hey Everyone,

I have a 2007 X3 3.0si with 140K miles.

Last night I was parked in my driveway, with the front of the vehicle on an incline. I started the X3 and was waiting on my wife to come...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By wil33562
My original tires were the Pirelli Scorpians on...

My original tires were the Pirelli Scorpians on my 2007 X3 Sport. I got 73,xxx miles from them. When it came time to replace them I couldn't justify paying $220.00 per tire when I could get almost...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By wil33562
I know you said the settings were correct with...

I know you said the settings were correct with the heater. However, there is one thing that might get overlooked. Have you set the turn dial just below the dash storage bin to the highest heat...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By wil33562
I would guess it is probably a bad fuel pump....

I would guess it is probably a bad fuel pump. Mine went out about a year ago and I had the same symptoms. Mine would act like it was going to start, as yours does, but just wouldn't. I initially...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By wil33562
I went ahead and ordered the OEM parts from BMW...

I went ahead and ordered the OEM parts from BMW of Minn through eBay. I've ordered from them before and have been satisfied. They had the rotors for $96.89 each and the pads for $99.32 all with free...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 59,537
Posted By wil33562
I have a 2007 X3 Sport. It currently has 129,500...

I have a 2007 X3 Sport. It currently has 129,500 miles on it. I purchased it in July 2008 with 21,000 miles on it. It has been a pure joy to drive and I hope to see it last another 129k miles.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By wil33562
Front Brake Recommendations

Hi Everyone,

I have a 2007 X3 Sport that has 129,500 miles on it, almost all highway as I commute 110 miles each day.

I had the front brake pads replaced by the dealer at 49,000 miles and have...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,645
Posted By wil33562
Hi Cagui1223 & mekaneck! Thank you for the...

Hi Cagui1223 & mekaneck!

Thank you for the steps to replace the thermostat. I did mine earlier this week in my 07 X3. I do have one quick question though about the bigger hose coming from the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By wil33562
Where is the oil going?

Over the past 15,000 miles I've added about two quarts of oil due to being low. I changed the oil today and poured the old oil back into the used containers. I put in 6.5 quarts, but only drained out...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By wil33562
Thanks USARET!! That was it. I feel like a...

Thanks USARET!!

That was it. I feel like a complete idiot. I've messed with that wiring harness connector for more than 1 hour over the past week and couldn't figure it out. Thanks to you within 2...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By wil33562
2007 X3 Trailer Wiring Control Module Help

I installed a trailer hitch quite a while ago, but am just now getting around to installing the control module for it. I have run into two issues. May be you can help.

I used the following guide...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By wil33562
Help with removing rear cargo pocket

I installed a tow hitch a year or so ago on my X3. I finally found a good deal on the tow control module and have been trying to connect it.

I've been following this DIY for all steps:...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,971
Posted By wil33562
Hey Markie, Does the vehicle crank but just...

Hey Markie,

Does the vehicle crank but just won't start?

About two weeks ago on my 2007 X3 (111,000 miles) I had the problem where it would crank but just wouldn't start. I tried jumping it,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,077
Posted By wil33562
I actually have a little update on this. The...

I actually have a little update on this.

The dealer service department was able to get the X3 in today to diagnose the problem. The dealer called and said they had figured out the problem and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,077
Posted By wil33562
2007 X3 will crank but not start

Well after the night I've had, I'm not sure if I want to see what the repair bill is going to be!

I have a 2007 X3 Sport. It currently has 111,200 miles. I purchased it in 2008 as a CPO with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,291
Posted By wil33562
I just had my 2007 serviced for the ticking noise...

I just had my 2007 serviced for the ticking noise about two weeks ago. Mine was still under CPO warranty (barely!!), so it was all covered.

The end results were replacing the lifters and the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,048
Posted By wil33562
I was able to get 72,018 miles out of my...

I was able to get 72,018 miles out of my 235/50/18 Pirelli Scorpion STRs.

I was very pleased with them. I rotated them every 5,000 miles. I remember driving home on my daily commute when I rolled...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,274
Posted By wil33562
Here is a pic of the six spark plugs. You can see...

Here is a pic of the six spark plugs. You can see on the fifth one the oil I was talking about. It appears on some plugs there is some orange rust color on the white section of the plug. What is this...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,274
Posted By wil33562
Oil on spark plug

I changed my spark plugs and oil today on my 2007 X3 3.0si. It has 95,000 miles on it. The procedure was pretty easy overall, just a lot of things to undo to get to all of the spark plugs.

The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,348
Posted By wil33562
Transfer Case fluid change and capacity concern

Hi Everyone,

I have a 2007 X3 Sport 3.0si with 95,xxx miles. I decided to change the transfer case fluid tonight with OEM BMW fluid. I purchased one quart (expensive!!).

When I drained the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By wil33562
Thanks for the suggestions everyone. I have...

Thanks for the suggestions everyone.

I have not changed the transfer case fluid. However, I will order a quart (pricey!) when I order my oil change kit next week.

PSUEng: I haven't even thought...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By wil33562
2007 X3, 91k Miles Oil Low and Thud from underneath

Hi everyone,

I have a 2007 X3 Sport Edition. I've owned it since 2008 and it has been pretty flawless as far as problems go. I've done all of the maintenance myself since it reached 50k miles....
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