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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-31-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By BMWE34M20
Sorry about that I have a 2004 X5 4.4i. And I've...

Sorry about that I have a 2004 X5 4.4i. And I've changed oil on many of my other cars before so its nothing hard. But the indy has a promotion on an oil change service for $109.99 and I figured if a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-30-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By BMWE34M20
Is Pentosin Motor Oil Good Quality?

Hi my BMW X5 needs an oil service and the indy mechanic I wish to take it to uses Pentosin Motor Oil. I would like to know if this motor oil is better than BMW Oil, Castrol or Mobil. Or should I just...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-29-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,744
Posted By BMWE34M20
If that is seriously the interior of the new 7...

If that is seriously the interior of the new 7 series then clearly BMW needs to look again before this upcoming car competes with the new S Class. The center console is literally from the F30 3...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-01-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By BMWE34M20
I just purchased a gallon of Valvoline Dexron iii...

I just purchased a gallon of Valvoline Dexron iii Fluid for 21$!!! You guys are lucky you got better deals for better fluids.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-30-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By BMWE34M20
Oh ok sweet thank you guys!

Oh ok sweet thank you guys!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-29-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By BMWE34M20
Best Auto Transmission Fluid

Since my car requires Dexron ii or iii ('90 525i w/4 speed auto), what would be the best brand of fluid? I'm currently looking at Redline D4 Atf and Motul Dexron iii, I have also seen dexron iii by...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By BMWE34M20
Thanks for the link! I'll look at the various AC...

Thanks for the link! I'll look at the various AC cleaners at my auto parts store!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By BMWE34M20
Ok I ran the aux ventilation and the smell hasn't...

Ok I ran the aux ventilation and the smell hasn't come up again. Now how would I fully kill the bacteria? I heard Lysol works but where can I spray it where I don't have to do much work?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By BMWE34M20
Thank you to both for responding! I have a 2004...

Thank you to both for responding! I have a 2004 X5 4.4i possibly late 2003 build date. Also I was wondering what that aux vent was in the navigation system! I will run the aux vent when I get home...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By BMWE34M20
Nasty Stench out of Driver Air Vent

Hey all I have a question, my X5 upon startup has been giving this nasty stench out of the driver vents. It smells like pee, or a dead animal and for some reason it only comes out of one vent and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-09-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By BMWE34M20
Good Luck op!

Good Luck op!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-08-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By BMWE34M20
Yeah it said it was for like chrysler and...

Yeah it said it was for like chrysler and mitsubishi so....I have to change out the transmission fluid.
Also do any of you guys know an easy way to loosen the dipstick nut going to the transmission...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By BMWE34M20
Ok that's a good place to start.

Ok that's a good place to start.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By BMWE34M20
Dang for a moment I seriously thought you sprayed...

Dang for a moment I seriously thought you sprayed water into the head of the engine.......
But yes you will be fine like all the others have said!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By BMWE34M20
OOOH Lehighdr I hear K&N filters and BMW are a...

OOOH Lehighdr I hear K&N filters and BMW are a bad combo together. Also the oil that is used for the K&N filter could cause the Mass air flow sensor to be damaged. If I were you I would buy a new oem...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By BMWE34M20
Yeah you can find it many auto part stores and...

Yeah you can find it many auto part stores and petrol stations. It should say fuel injector cleaner. You just dump it into the tank and let it do the work. If that still doesn't work then I don't...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-06-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By BMWE34M20
Alright I will do that....and question on...

Alright I will do that....and question on releasing the dipstick nut from the pan, what can you use to remove this nut? I had problems trying to loosen it and I've tried many things but it's like...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-06-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By BMWE34M20
Your car doesn't have a folding mirror option?

Your car doesn't have a folding mirror option?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By BMWE34M20
Try cleaning your injectors with fuel injector...

Try cleaning your injectors with fuel injector cleaner. That's all I can think of at the moment.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-06-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By BMWE34M20
Not really....have you tried cleaning out your...

Not really....have you tried cleaning out your injectors with fuel injector cleaner? Old Air filters can also decrease mpg. Does the car run smooth? How many miles does it have?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-05-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By BMWE34M20
Thats what I thought for a while as well, but...

Thats what I thought for a while as well, but mine stopped working so I switched the adjustment selector to the drivers side and that's what did the charm. It's also interesting because before it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-05-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By BMWE34M20
Ok so assuming the car has 200k the fuel pump...

Ok so assuming the car has 200k the fuel pump should be starting to dye. So you drive and it randomly just dies? Does it die when it is idling? Also is it hot in your area when you drive the car and...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-05-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By BMWE34M20
HMMM this is interesting.... A 2014 5 series'...

HMMM this is interesting.... A 2014 5 series' passenger side mirror doesn't tilt down while a 2004 X5 does? :yikes::confused:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-05-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By BMWE34M20
Do you have the 3.0i? I have a 4.4i and I get 16...

Do you have the 3.0i? I have a 4.4i and I get 16 mpg
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-05-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By BMWE34M20
Transmission Oil Question

Hey all I replaced my transmission oil about 5000 miles ago and the Bentley Manual says the 4 speed ZF transmission requires Dexron 2 or 3 ATF oil. Well instead of using dexron, my dad had like 6-7...
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