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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-09-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,690
Posted By upallnight
Most trans with a dipstick has two marks on the...

Most trans with a dipstick has two marks on the dipstick, the lower mark is for when the engine/trans is cold and the upper mark is when the engine/trans is Hot. Automatic Transmission Fluid expand...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By upallnight
What about it?

What about it?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 12-09-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,690
Posted By upallnight
Are you checking the fluid temp when it is...

Are you checking the fluid temp when it is between 30-40 C and do you have the engine running with the trans in park or neutral, if not that is you problem.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,587
Posted By upallnight
What type of bulbs are you using? Some people...

What type of bulbs are you using? Some people replace the regular bulbs with LED bulbs and the cold check needs to be turn off in order to not throw error codes.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-24-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By upallnight
Have you checked the ICV (idle control valve)? ...

Have you checked the ICV (idle control valve)? When you shake the icv it should rattle. I was getting the same code P1093 and like you I replaced the pre cat 02 sensor for bank 2. Read on the E46...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By upallnight
Wait until Black Friday and you can sometime get...

Wait until Black Friday and you can sometime get a set of brakes for one axle for 20 bucks at Pep Boys.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By upallnight
First off, why are you bringing a BMW to a FORD...

First off, why are you bringing a BMW to a FORD dealership for repairs?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-18-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By upallnight
Ever tried changing out the bulbs?

Ever tried changing out the bulbs?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By upallnight
Just get a dial indicator and do a run out on the...

Just get a dial indicator and do a run out on the disc. This should tell you if the discs are o.k. or not.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By upallnight
An alternator should not be used to charge a DEAD...

An alternator should not be used to charge a DEAD DEAD Battery. You will just kill the alternator by trying to charge a DEAD DEAD battery with the alternator. Don't believe me watch this video.

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By upallnight
Kinda doubt that will work. Most likely a crack...

Kinda doubt that will work. Most likely a crack A Drum or a bad o-ring. The trans is not able to maintain hydraulic pressure so the rotation speed as measured by the sensor does not match the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By upallnight
Never try to start the X by jumping starting it. ...

Never try to start the X by jumping starting it. Better to connect a charger and try charging the battery. Or replace the battery if the battery is dead. Google search for damages done to BMW when...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By upallnight
In my Best Don Corleone voice: "Check the Guibo"...

In my Best Don Corleone voice: "Check the Guibo"

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_X5_Front_Driveshaft_Flex_Disc_Guibo_OEM_p/26117503159x5.htm
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By upallnight
I would say not if the car is already locked.

I would say not if the car is already locked.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By upallnight
You can check the connector to the ignitor...

You can check the connector to the ignitor ballast. If you don't have 12 volts to the ballast that is why you don't have lights.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By upallnight
Pump motor may be spinning, but the impeller on...

Pump motor may be spinning, but the impeller on the pump motor might have come loose or off so it's not pumping fluid.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By upallnight
You know if your X was program to open all the...

You know if your X was program to open all the windows with the FOB you can lower the driver side window by just holding the unlock button on the FOB until the window rolls down.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By upallnight
Sounds like you have problem with the ABS system...

Sounds like you have problem with the ABS system locking up a wheel or wheels.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By upallnight
It can only re-code itself if you have the...

It can only re-code itself if you have the software to re-code it. If you don't have the software and don't know anything about coding the X it will probably be cheaper and faster to just take it in...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-16-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By upallnight
If you're not a DIYer and I don't mean replacing...

If you're not a DIYer and I don't mean replacing oil and filters, but knows how to fix cars then a BMW without a warranty is not the right car for you. Repairs by either dealers or indy can get very...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By upallnight
Yep. But if it drop to far, the low side...

Yep. But if it drop to far, the low side pressure sensor will kick in and disengage the compressor.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By upallnight
Connect a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel rail...

Connect a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel rail and with key on see what type of pressure the gauge is reading? If you don't have pressure with the key on that's your problem. Don't own a fuel...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By upallnight
I have an 2001 X5 and a 1993 Ford Ranger pickup. ...

I have an 2001 X5 and a 1993 Ford Ranger pickup. Put less money into the Ranger compare with the X. Own the Ranger since 1998 compare with the X which I purchase in 2011. If you are not a DIYer...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By upallnight
You replaced the relay, but did you check the...

You replaced the relay, but did you check the fuse? How did you check for power to the fuel pump? On initial key on, the DME will send a signal to the fuel pump to prime the system, but if the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By upallnight
Never jump start a X not unless you want to fix...

Never jump start a X not unless you want to fix some other problems cause by jumping a X. Better to charge a weak or dead battery then try jump starting the X. No crank, but all the lights are on,...
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