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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,799
Posted By sunnyyan
I had my expansion tank replaced at only 32K...

I had my expansion tank replaced at only 32K miles due to leak, it would cost $800+ by dealer if not covered by BMG.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,915
Posted By sunnyyan
Replaced battery lately, it seems it helped...

Replaced battery lately, it seems it helped reduce the long crank.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By sunnyyan
Maybe 48, the size is slightly smaller than oem...

Maybe 48, the size is slightly smaller than oem battery
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,456
Posted By sunnyyan
don't mean to discourage you from doing this...

don't mean to discourage you from doing this yourself.

I replaced my coolant myself, despite a very careful job. My coolant expansion tank start leaking next day as soon as I start driving. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By sunnyyan
replaced my myself, cost is around $129 diehard...

replaced my myself, cost is around $129 diehard from Sears.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,808
Posted By sunnyyan
I recently replaced my OEM battery, something...

I recently replaced my OEM battery, something strange happened:

My door started auto-lock itself during the 1st day after i installed the new battery, what strange was it stopped auto-lock after...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,533
Posted By sunnyyan
Anyone know why my rear disc/pads wear out...

Anyone know why my rear disc/pads wear out quicker than front disc/pad? Thanks.

My X3 has 45K miles.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By sunnyyan
I get 16 mpg too combined, sometimes 14 mpg...

I get 16 mpg too combined, sometimes 14 mpg combined. Only complaint I have for X3 so far.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,533
Posted By sunnyyan
I just got my rear pad/disc replaced last night. ...

I just got my rear pad/disc replaced last night.

dealer quoted me close to $1000 for labor and parts
indy shop quoted me around $600

I got my parts online for $285 and paid $60 for labor and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By sunnyyan
I have a 2005 x3 with 45K miles on it, I need...

I have a 2005 x3 with 45K miles on it, I need replace rear brake pads soon but not sure if I should replace disc as well. Any suggestions?

Thanks
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,915
Posted By sunnyyan
I have the same issue with 05 X3, as long as I...

I have the same issue with 05 X3, as long as I can remember I usually follow the 'pause' instruction below. It works most times.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,626
Posted By sunnyyan
exact what I did and used.

exact what I did and used.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,896
Posted By sunnyyan
Rear passenger footwell soaking wet?

Dam it rained like hell early this week in SF bayarea. Just found out my rear passenger footwell is soaking wet for unknown reason. i vaguely remember someone posted here with the same issue before...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,378
Posted By sunnyyan
end of last yr, I simply drained and replaced my...

end of last yr, I simply drained and replaced my X3 coolant on my own. Coolant cost around $20.

Next day, my dash warning light came on and my coolant was low due to coolant leaking on my way...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-22-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By sunnyyan
my cup holder between seats start peeling

my cup holder between seats start peeling
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By sunnyyan
OE BMW parts do cost more, here is link ...

OE BMW parts do cost more, here is link


http://www.competizone.com/BMW/catalog/shopcart/B120/POR_B120_BRKpad_pg1.htm#item0
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,110
Posted By sunnyyan
thanks, folks: U-haul quoted me an...

thanks, folks:

U-haul quoted me an installed price of $600+. This is a deal breaker for me, I may go with BMW OE hitch and do it on my own.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,110
Posted By sunnyyan
rear hitch from U-Haul?

Any X3 owners got their hitch from and installed by U-Haul? If so, how was your experience? how much and would you recommend it?

I'll looking for a hitch to carry my bicycles.

Thanks.
SY
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,752
Posted By sunnyyan
can anyone confirm the # of speakers in a X3? 8...

can anyone confirm the # of speakers in a X3? 8 or 4

I only see 4 speakers on 4 doors
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By sunnyyan
thanks a lot for providing these indy shop names,...

thanks a lot for providing these indy shop names, I may get the work done at one of these indy shops.

I called European Auto Works! at 629 N. Mathilda Ave. Sunnyvale CA 94085, they quoted me...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-02-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By sunnyyan
I have a 05 X3 with premium package, the premium...

I have a 05 X3 with premium package, the premium package included BMW assist, bluetooth and upgraded leather, but I don't think my stereo system has a CD-changer and I'm not sure if the stereo system...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-02-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By sunnyyan
why we call them 'Stealership'

In June-2009, I brought in my x3 for a brake fluid flush at the Fremont dealer. It was the last free service under the original factory 4-yr warranty program. During the visit, I was given the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,917
Posted By sunnyyan
thanks for sharing, but not my cup of tea. ...

thanks for sharing, but not my cup of tea.

i also admit that i don't particular like the look, anything exceeding 19 on x3 is bit ridicules, not suitable for x3.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By sunnyyan
I had a similar experience with my 03' Audi A4...

I had a similar experience with my 03' Audi A4 1.8T in 05'. I bought brand new but the CVT tranny had a problem and was replaced by dealer at no cost at 30K miles, soon I sold the car for fear of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,367
Posted By sunnyyan
[QUOTE=Ninja333;4406313]here is our X3 with OEM...

[QUOTE=Ninja333;4406313]here is our X3 with OEM 19"


very nice, best color of X3 and nice looking wheels. :thumbup:
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