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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By DirtyDan
Check out youtube and search remove bmw x5 door...

Check out youtube and search remove bmw x5 door panel. videos show the process.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By DirtyDan
Glad you got it all fixed. That was exactly what...

Glad you got it all fixed. That was exactly what happened to mine. Lots of fun changing a rear battery under the spare tire.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-08-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By DirtyDan
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Any update?

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By DirtyDan
Yeah those folks know all about bmw's and will...

Yeah those folks know all about bmw's and will get u the right shock. I'm thinking about sache since I have 145k miles.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By DirtyDan
I looked again checkout...

I looked again checkout http://www.bavauto.com/shop.asp. I would call these guys because what you listed above for bilstein on their site is without self leveling. And for self leveling have a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By DirtyDan
Try realoem.com. U can Look Up year n model. I...

Try realoem.com. U can Look Up year n model. I have no self leveling in my 03 x5 with 3.0i motor. So mine are without self leveling shocks. Urs would be with self leveling.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By DirtyDan
I had same issue with my 2003 x5 with 3.0i motor....

I had same issue with my 2003 x5 with 3.0i motor. Alternator went bad then this past winter had to put a new battery in. Luckly 3 years ago I bought an autozone battery with 3 year warranty. When...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By DirtyDan
Try realoem.com look up ur car and select picture...

Try realoem.com look up ur car and select picture of fog light which should detail what bolt is required.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By DirtyDan
I changed both located as you mentioned. Also I...

I changed both located as you mentioned. Also I cleaned maf sensor by taking it off and used cleaner. Runs great now. My x5 would die out of nowhere and code up. All issues gone now.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By DirtyDan
Sounds like my experience with 171 and 174 codes....

Sounds like my experience with 171 and 174 codes. I have changed disa, ccv and still had issues. I have cleaned MAF many times and would fix for a while. I changed O2 sensors top before cat easy to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By DirtyDan
If that's not it, here is a write up on the forum...

If that's not it, here is a write up on the forum http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php/BMW_E53
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By DirtyDan
Central lock system button in center console...

Central lock system button in center console sounds like it's broken. Mine in 0 degree days locks up n will not work.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By DirtyDan
It is what is in every bmw that has phone, mp3, I...

It is what is in every bmw that has phone, mp3, I pod hook up. My 2003 does not have it. I looked into it but seemed like a lot to do. This forum n others say it's easy. I think a car stereo place...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-14-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By DirtyDan
Google Dice Media bridge or Audiovox who makes...

Google Dice Media bridge or Audiovox who makes system.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By DirtyDan
Do a search on memory seat. I found my old...

Do a search on memory seat. I found my old response:
Yes it is the memory seat module in the seat. I bought a used one on ebay from bimmerbob1965, camebay67@yahoo.com, 562 225 6509. There are guys...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By DirtyDan
Also check air pressure, correct specs are on...

Also check air pressure, correct specs are on door sticker by latch. U could be under inflated making it harder to turn.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By DirtyDan
Well what tires size do you have? My sport 19 in...

Well what tires size do you have? My sport 19 in wheels make my steering stiffer than my stock 17 in wheels.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By DirtyDan
Have it patch plugged where they take tire off...

Have it patch plugged where they take tire off rim n patch from inside. Will never leak cost 20 bucks or free if u bought a tire warranty.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By DirtyDan
Battery may have a bad cell n it will do crazy...

Battery may have a bad cell n it will do crazy things. My experience it is best to have a new battery. I buy mine at autozone so I get the 3 year warranty. I just replaced mine under warranty after...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By DirtyDan
If a battery is bad the x5 has a battery light...

If a battery is bad the x5 has a battery light that stays on. My experience a bad alternator all lights go on. Now a new battery will run x5 for 60 miles at least since I have done it. Another new...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By DirtyDan
Need to have the codes pulled w a obd scanner...

Need to have the codes pulled w a obd scanner that plugs under ur driver side knee. Then go from there. In US we have auto parts store Autozone that will do it free.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-12-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By DirtyDan
Do u see fluid leaking? Not seen this before...

Do u see fluid leaking? Not seen this before unless brakes rotors are worn out. Stumped.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-12-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By DirtyDan
Sounds right. If u can wiggle the wishbone arm...

Sounds right. If u can wiggle the wishbone arm that runs from lower ball joint to the front where the black plastic pan starts then control arm bushing. Mine needed ball joint too but looked fine...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-12-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By DirtyDan
Curious how many miles? I would bet its the front...

Curious how many miles? I would bet its the front control arm bushings. Mine did not always shake but once replaced it never shook again w lower ball joint.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By DirtyDan
Yes at about 110k drained the transmission and...

Yes at about 110k drained the transmission and filled myself. This just did a partial fluid change. Then my neighbor has his own business out of his house and he dropped the pan and changed the...
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