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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 635
Posted By Ishniknork
Check my post #12 in this thread. You may need to...

Check my post #12 in this thread. You may need to run the FTP drive cycle (PDF Linked) to get those codes cleared. I did.

The thing is if you don't complete the FTP cycle during normal driving the...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-04-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Ishniknork
Roger that stylinexpat, I understand. They do...

Roger that stylinexpat, I understand. They do make some nice products but I do not own one of them, partly because of what you yourself have stated in this post.

I'm just of the opinion that Apple...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-04-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Ishniknork
Yup and yup. I've always disliked Apple products...

Yup and yup. I've always disliked Apple products because they think their way is the only way to do something. YOU do not have a choice other than to not buy Apple products, which is fine by me :D...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Ishniknork
Hey swamp, That's kind of what I had in mind...

Hey swamp,

That's kind of what I had in mind but with a little more stable jacking system. As in "NOT on rollers!" :eek:

On RealOEM there's a diagram in the Front Axel section that shows the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 635
Posted By Ishniknork
Maybe I have it backwards then. It has been a...

Maybe I have it backwards then. It has been a while but my CCV didn't throw the light, it was just busted and causing white smoke on startup.
Did you have a broken hose on the CCV, like the oil...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By Ishniknork
Code P0303 says Misfire Cylinder 3. I doubt it's...

Code P0303 says Misfire Cylinder 3. I doubt it's the CCV valve causing it. Have you been seeing a lot of white smoke on start-up? (sign of a bad CCV Valve)
My guess would probably be the coil....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Ishniknork
Thanks swampx3 but I was hoping for something a...

Thanks swampx3 but I was hoping for something a little more model specific. I've tried searching YouTube but no luck finding anything on the X3.
My biggest concern is the fact the front drive axel...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Ishniknork
Motor Mounts: Has Anyone DIY

I need to replace my motor mounts and wondered if anyone here has done it themselves.
Tips or tricks would be appreciated, the dealer wants $1,000 to do it. The mounts are only $92 each.

Thanks,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By Ishniknork
This might help with cleaning the drain tubes: ...

This might help with cleaning the drain tubes:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=771549

That's probably where the water is coming from.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-17-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,310
Posted By Ishniknork
I think I'm gonna... :cry: Really miss that...

I think I'm gonna... :cry:

Really miss that guy.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-17-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Ishniknork
^ What he said. ESET is great. Your computer will...

^ What he said. ESET is great. Your computer will thank you, Norton is a real resource hog.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 635
Posted By Ishniknork
P0171 and P0174 is a lean condition on banks 1...

P0171 and P0174 is a lean condition on banks 1 and 2 most likely caused by a tear in the pigtail of the air intake boot that leads to the Idle Air Control Valve.
Resetting the code will not keep it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By Ishniknork
When I checked with my dealer, in June I think,...

When I checked with my dealer, in June I think, all they had in stock were the non-insulated components. I ordered the insulated components from ECS Tuning as a kit and saved quite a bit of money in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By Ishniknork
I think it is probably more important for short...

I think it is probably more important for short distance driving. The insulation helps the CCV and it's related hoses warm up quicker and stay warm longer after shut-off than the bare exposed plastic...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Ishniknork
Possibly the Crank Case Ventilation valve. ...

Possibly the Crank Case Ventilation valve.

My '05 would do something similar around the same RPM / light throttle when it was clogged. Revving it up to about 6 grand in manual and letting off the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By Ishniknork
I would. The insulation can still help keep...

I would. The insulation can still help keep moisture from condensing in the valve.
I'm in Texas, ordered my X3 from the factory and it came with the cold climate CCV. I'm sure you see a lot more...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Ishniknork
Range is probably the correct term, I was more...

Range is probably the correct term, I was more describing the function, basically. I'm sure it's in the owners manual.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By Ishniknork
It could just be a leak, most likely the oil...

It could just be a leak, most likely the oil filter housing gasket. They need replacing every 60-70K miles or so. Purchased my 2005 brand new and my original gasket only lasted to about 60K.
Just...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Ishniknork
It's distance to empty, or miles left on the...

It's distance to empty, or miles left on the remaining fuel at the present average mpg. I once ran mine all the way to zero and then some. Boy was I glad when I hit that gas station!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Ishniknork
:thumbup: Beat me to it...

:thumbup: Beat me to it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Ishniknork
You probably have another light out somewhere....

You probably have another light out somewhere. Check your tail/brake/turn signal lights. Recently one of my brake light bulbs went out. I replaced it and the first time I hit the brakes another one...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 647
Posted By Ishniknork
There ya go!!! :thumbup: I agree that if...

There ya go!!! :thumbup:


I agree that if I don't have to go but 5 mph or so over the limit to make it I will but on several of my routes it just doesn't work. In those cases I just put-put along...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 647
Posted By Ishniknork
:clap: Good for You UncleJ! Glad to see your X3...

:clap: Good for You UncleJ! Glad to see your X3 is doing so well on the fuel too.


That's pretty darn good jlex. Used to be I would barely manage 25-26 highway mpg on trips I made to Oklahoma...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 647
Posted By Ishniknork
Sure enough the temperature does affect mileage...

Sure enough the temperature does affect mileage somewhat down here but we don't get that cold for that long, usually :eek: Other than the change in blend of the fuel and slightly longer warm-ups my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 647
Posted By Ishniknork
Well, now you know you aren't crazy! ;) That's...

Well, now you know you aren't crazy! ;) That's cool about Pittsburgh, used to be that way here.

I have developed this theory that it's all a conspiracy to drive up local/state revenue via taxes on...
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