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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Today, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By Supercourse
Here's a start: ...

Here's a start: http://www.KBcarstuff.com/Philips-4300k-D2S-Bulb-p/pb-d2s-4k.htm

You may be able to find D2S 4300k bulbs for less in a Philips box, but you have to make sure they are not fakes.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Supercourse
Here's one of the better youtube videos on how to...

Here's one of the better youtube videos on how to do it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ev951jybrw

In my written description I should have said you let up on the button once Reset? appears and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 384
Posted By Supercourse
I think that is the point - the O-ring being in a...

I think that is the point - the O-ring being in a groove a few mm. below the lip means that the seal is taking place on the side.

So tightening the cap until its edge meets the metal housing isn't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Supercourse
Just a stab in the dark but maybe what khan0172...

Just a stab in the dark but maybe what khan0172 actually means is,

"How do I reset the service interval reminder that displays briefly when turning the ignition on?"

Answer:
Press and hold the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,933
Posted By Supercourse
Did you make sure that the clips in that area of...

Did you make sure that the clips in that area of the lock plunger were properly seated?

In the Quirkyuncle DIY link referenced above he mentions the need to press firmly in that area and check...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Supercourse
That's a good battery, a Johnson Controls by the...

That's a good battery, a Johnson Controls by the look of it - sold with different brand name labels at other places.

Actually it is 900 Cold Cranking Amps. (CCA) - at 0 deg. F, and 1080 Cranking...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Supercourse
There seems to have been a few cases of this...

There seems to have been a few cases of this lately - but I think the others have been with the more complex N52 engine.

Some commonality though for vacuum leak possibilities though, and I recall...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 384
Posted By Supercourse
I'm getting nervous. Let's keep it safe and...

I'm getting nervous. Let's keep it safe and simple.

(Don't trust that inherited floor jack until you have had a chance to confirm it still works well with a vehicle within its rated capacity.)
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Supercourse
Smile Missing wrench for sale on ebay by first owner?

You are 1 wrench shy of a full load! Should be a Heyco 9/10mm. and a 12/13mm.

There are usually a few Heyco tools on ebay including ones that don't come with the new cars now, such as pliers.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Supercourse
Could be a separate issue - something mechanical...

Could be a separate issue - something mechanical that doesn't even generate a SES light.

Such as, belt tensioner pulleys have dry/worn bearings and you hear them more when tension slackens a bit...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Supercourse
To get some suggestions I think you need to...

To get some suggestions I think you need to expand on the symptoms.

Do you mean the climate fan/blower or the engine/radiator fan?

Does "begins to overheat" mean that the temp. gauge moves past...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By Supercourse
Previous owners who don't put the card back need...

Previous owners who don't put the card back need an attitude adjustment.

If the other two outlets work it's not going to be a blown fuse but something wrong with that socket - or the previous...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Supercourse
That staggered setup with style 114 rims was an...

That staggered setup with style 114 rims was an optional BMW upgrade so the overall height difference front to rear is within the advisable range.

Would not have been causing AWD damage, but no...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By Supercourse
That could have something to do with it - just a...

That could have something to do with it - just a theory but I have heard similar stories - maybe while being serviced the battery has a hard time.

Car being started and stopped several times,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By Supercourse
Autozone is correct - their OBDII reader is for...

Autozone is correct - their OBDII reader is for emissions related codes and would not be able to interrogate the X3's transmission status.

If the transmission going into limp mode (and setting...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By Supercourse
Dexron III is most likely the factory fill, and...

Dexron III is most likely the factory fill, and as you will not be able to completely evacuate it all, using Dexron III (readily-available at most auto parts places) is probably the best.

I would...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Supercourse
Hadn't heard it before either - it's the name of...

Hadn't heard it before either - it's the name of the manufacturer of that VANOS oil line: http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_Vanos_Oil_Line_Kit_p/11361705532e46.htm

Maybe among the BMW community...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Supercourse
A few random thoughts ...... the air filters...

A few random thoughts ......

the air filters with a separate layer glued to the paper element - it's either to deaden intake roar a bit or the filter manufacturer hedging bets on which is the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By Supercourse
The really important thing here for the VCG job...

The really important thing here for the VCG job is not so much as whether the torque wrench is a 1/4", 3/8" or 1/2" drive, but ........

that it is an inch-lbs torque wrench and not the more usual...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 646
Posted By Supercourse
Any thoughts on the s/w versions of the C110? ...

Any thoughts on the s/w versions of the C110?

I see they are now delivered with ver. 3.3.

Mine has 3.0 and I haven't done an update online as I read that the later versions cover more models...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 646
Posted By Supercourse
Can't find it now, but I am fairly sure I read...

Can't find it now, but I am fairly sure I read here about where it is quite easy to think you have a coil pack fully engaged in the spark plug well when in fact it isn't.

Would apply to the ones...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Supercourse
Yes, that is correct as we don't have BMW's...

Yes, that is correct as we don't have BMW's latest "intelligent alternator control", so even if there was a way to let the computer know about a new battery, it couldn't do anything useful with the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Supercourse
See: ...

See:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=499471
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Supercourse
^ good advice on the intake boot because the 2.5...

^ good advice on the intake boot because the 2.5 engine uses a different (longer) boot than the 3.0 so maybe more flexing and that hidden split on the underside of the elbow can only be seen when...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Supercourse
Don't think you can remove the vent caps on a...

Don't think you can remove the vent caps on a factory BMW battery with the magic eye - it doesn't matter when charging it in the vehicle because it has a separate vent tube.

Best to select a slow...
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