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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By buford
no sihns of slipping seems to be binding up- do...

no sihns of slipping seems to be binding up- do you have to reset the motor?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By buford
2004 X3 Window regulator Replacement

I just replaced the front driver window regulator on my X3. It broke and unwound at the window motor. Now with the new regulator it is extremely slow going up and down. Any ideas on what the problaem...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By buford
Torque Specs for front driveshaft bolts?

Doe anyone happen to know the torque specs fot the front drive shaft bolts for a 2004 x3?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By buford
MAF and O2 sensor readings

What should the readings be for the MAF and o2 sensors be at idle on a 2004 X3 3.0? I'm showing the MAF at.40 lbs/min and a reading of .72-.75 for the o2 sensors. I have a lean condtion in both banks...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,473
Posted By buford
The work wan't hard, just very time consuming. I...

The work wan't hard, just very time consuming. I could probably do it in half the time with the tricks learned from the 1st time around. For example I fought with the CCV twist on connection for the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,473
Posted By buford
UPDATE: I replaced the CCV and hoses, replaced...

UPDATE:
I replaced the CCV and hoses, replaced the Intake boot, cleaned the ICV, rebuilt the DISA valve, Replaced the throttle body oring, replaced the oil housing oring (it had turned to a hard...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,473
Posted By buford
Here are a list of codes that I have: P0304...

Here are a list of codes that I have:
P0304 Misfire on #4
P0301 Misfire on #1
P0303 Misfire on #3
P0300 General misfire
P0171 Lean Bank 1
P0174 Lean Bank 2
P2240 O2 Bank 2 Sensor 1
P2237 O2...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By buford
Why is the oil tube replaced?

Why is the oil tube replaced?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,473
Posted By buford
Getting lean codes/ misfire on 2004 X3

I have read most of the post about the lean condition on banks banks 1&2 and also the misfire codes. I have this same problem. My X3 misfires on 1,4 and 3. I have played musical coils (switching from...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By buford
2004 X3 Driveshaft Questions

According to my local mechanic I need to replace the rear drive shaft on my 2004 X3 (Bad u Joints) . I have a bad vibration at low speeds. Suggestions on where to get another shaft?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,459
Posted By buford
Where did you get the rebuilt drive shaft?

Where did you get the rebuilt drive shaft?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By buford
Thanks for the reponses, BMWpartscenter.net is...

Thanks for the reponses, BMWpartscenter.net is the cheapest I found.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By buford
Where to buy X3 window switch?

Where would be the best place to buy a window switch for my 2004 X3 passenger window?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 832
Posted By buford
2004 BMW X3 Window gear stripped!

I took the door apart figuing it was the slave dog, but it is the gear for the window regulator. Ass seen in the picture it looks like it is missing teeth in 2 places. The gear on the motor looks...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 155,799
Posted By buford
Jay, How did the top off and when you...

Jay,
How did the top off and when you reassembled the part, was the rubber seal hard to get back on?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 155,799
Posted By buford
I have this same issue and and have a couple...

I have this same issue and and have a couple questions. I have removed the motor from the actuator and can rotate the gear and see that us looks like the one in the fist pics. Is there a need to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-16-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 111,848
Posted By buford
what year?

what year?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,219
Posted By buford
I could not find a short enough hex for the rear...

I could not find a short enough hex for the rear so I had to remove the tire holder- it was only about an extra 15 minutes, when you take out the tire and the 3 bolts at the hinged part of the tire...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,421
Posted By buford
What number is the cyclone valve?

What number is the cyclone valve?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 111,848
Posted By buford
I just replaced my transfer case last month. I...

I just replaced my transfer case last month. I have a 2004 X3 with 105k miles. When I would give it gas it would just shutter and kick of the srs, brake and 4x4 lights. I bought a used trasfer case...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,614
Posted By buford
Well the job is done and all is good. To change...

Well the job is done and all is good. To change the transfer case was about a 2 1/2 hour job. I did not get to the pictures but can give the break down on what is involved (this is how I done it)
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By buford
I paid $575 for the transfer case. With 27K miles...

I paid $575 for the transfer case. With 27K miles on it, I felt it was a good deal. It came with a 1 year warranty.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,614
Posted By buford
This transfer case suppose to have 27k niles....

This transfer case suppose to have 27k niles. Thanks for the link. I read something about using a VW oil in the transfer case. I hope to get a chance this week to change these transfer cases out.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,614
Posted By buford
2004 BMW X3 Transfer Case DIY

I just found out that my trasfer case is no good on my 2004 X3. It started with the trio of lights which are the ABS, Brake and 4x4. I took the X3 to a local shop (not a BMW service center. I was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By buford
I found a used one- what fluid is used in the...

I found a used one- what fluid is used in the trasfer case, just as well change it before installing it.
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