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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By maintainer747
Well I am glad that I didn't use Valvoline's...

Well I am glad that I didn't use Valvoline's website for my research.....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By maintainer747
Research done check the link below to see if...

Research done check the link below to see if Valvoline MaxLife is compatible with BMW's AT...thanks for allowing me to do more research than what was done at the store but here you go....by the way...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By maintainer747
Valvoline MaxLife fully Synthetic is definitely...

Valvoline MaxLife fully Synthetic is definitely compatible, please go by your local auto parts store and have them look it up. Just because the dealer wants to sell you their product that has been...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By maintainer747
So let me get this straight, I had my fuel filter...

So let me get this straight, I had my fuel filter changed oil changed and drained out over a gallon of the old transmission fluid for 1/3rd od your cost just for the fluid change (which the manual...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By maintainer747
Transmission Fluid change

I just had my transmission fluid change at 180,000 miles on my 4.4l. My mechanic did not drop the pan, he only removed over a gallon of the old fluid (was really dirty) and replaced it with Max-life...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By maintainer747
Sorry I sold it on E bay almost 2 months ago.....

Sorry I sold it on E bay almost 2 months ago.....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,577
Posted By maintainer747
Aftermarket Lights

That is interesting for the person who stated that aftermarket lights were Junk.......hmmm but below is the link for those lights.
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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,577
Posted By maintainer747
You are right about the original headlights being...

You are right about the original headlights being better & the wheels are the same size as the Originals which I still have.....I was just changing up the look.......beauty is in the eye of the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,577
Posted By maintainer747
I have made a few changes to the original lights...

I have made a few changes to the original lights & wheels.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By maintainer747
hazard lights

Does your central locking system still work? If not it is the switch I had to replace mine after using my hazard lights once and turning them off....then they didn't work again. I replaced the switch...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By maintainer747
A/C blowing warm air

I just went through a similar situation where my A/C was blowing cool air, not cold at all. My condenser fan which I had replaced shortly after buying the X5 last year was not engaging and I feared...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By maintainer747
The problem that I am running into is that...

The problem that I am running into is that machines shop do this process if you bring them the heads or the parts you want walnut blasted. I am trying to find an Indy who does this with the engine...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By maintainer747
You may need different type tires because I have...

You may need different type tires because I have an X5 and it handle great on, snow, ice and definitely rain. I could understand if your DSC was kicking in but actually hydroplaning?? that has...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By maintainer747
Walnut Blasting for carbon build up

Does anyone know of a shop in Kansas, Oklahoma or Missouri that does the walnut blasting to remove carbon build up?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-05-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By maintainer747
update: I drove it like I stole it for 20 minutes...

update: I drove it like I stole it for 20 minutes in 3rd gear at about 5k rpm's and guess what...I was able to clear the code for the p0491 /2 I realize that I will have to do this once a week but...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-05-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By maintainer747
Key fob update

I wanted to come back and post an update for my key fob issue.

I am not sure how this happened but I took my X5 to the dealer to order another key and was told that it would be $190.00. I gave...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-01-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By maintainer747
Sounds like it could possibly be your compressor,...

Sounds like it could possibly be your compressor, without actually hearing the noise but I have heard what that sound like and I was replacing my compressor soon after.....hopefully it might just be...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By maintainer747
I just ran across a forum that talks about...

I just ran across a forum that talks about running your vehicle that has direct injection for about 20-30minutes on the highway at 4500 rpm's in 3rd gear. This is supposed to heat up the valves to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By maintainer747
CV Axle Re-Manufactured

Here is an E-bay listing
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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By maintainer747
Key fob

Did you get a new battery from the dealer or a whole new key and if it is the key what should I expect to pay with programming?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By maintainer747
key fob

Thanks for the information, I checked and the fuel door is locked and the lights blink as normal but the key fob still does not open the locks......what else could be the issue because the manual...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By maintainer747
I will check that as soon as I get home. I can...

I will check that as soon as I get home. I can lock all the doors with the key and unlock them so the centralize system seems to be working. I just have not looked at the light or tried the fuel...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By maintainer747
Key fob

bump???
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-23-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By maintainer747
Key Fob Stop Working

I have a 2001 X5 4.4i and this weekend out of the blue my key fob stopped working. The manual says that the key remains charge through using it and I only have one key. I was wondering is there a...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-11-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By maintainer747
When your done your done and I understand that...

When your done your done and I understand that but please let me give you another perspective.....not sure what you paid for the X5 but when you add that to the $9K that you have put into it you will...
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