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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By raaizin
I too keep a car for the long term. It is that...

I too keep a car for the long term. It is that this car has things that break that shouldnt(motor mounts, rear springs transfer case and oil leaks at a very young age) Most who have a BMW that I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By raaizin
It will end for me when I get away from the...

It will end for me when I get away from the brand. I have put more time and money in this POS than all my previous cars combined. And I am 56 years old. We also have an Audi A6 and 2 jettas and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By raaizin
crankshaft position sensor 2008 X3

Can the crankshaft position sensor be reached from below, how difficult of a job is this?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By raaizin
N52 water pump failure notifications

What are the signs to alert driver once the waterpump fails. Is it only the temperature gauge. My wife has a 2008 X3 and I am pretty sure she doesnt look at the gauges :(. Does the car decrease...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By raaizin
My wifes X3 ticks when she does a few short trips...

My wifes X3 ticks when she does a few short trips in a row. I told her to keep transmission in sport the last few miles. Keeping the revs up seems to help.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By raaizin
Wouldnt two different tires on same axle cause...

Wouldnt two different tires on same axle cause issue with the differential,
not the xdrive?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,346
Posted By raaizin
I use two zip ties to get coils out..see link...

I use two zip ties to get coils out..see link below


http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28303
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By raaizin
OBD scanner

I am looking for a scanner for my wifes 2008 X3. I have a Vag Comm from Ross Tech which I use on my 2007 Audi A6. Is this compatable on the BMW??
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By raaizin
i believe so

i believe so
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By raaizin
That link is for an 2004... here is a diy for the...

That link is for an 2004... here is a diy for the n52

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUTUxa89W68
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,403
Posted By raaizin
Jeff, So sorry i didnt get back to you earlier...

Jeff, So sorry i didnt get back to you earlier but work has been crazy. By the nav unit I see a bundle with 4 plugs. One white and 3 black plugs. Does that mean I am prewired?? I checked realoem...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,403
Posted By raaizin
Any info on part number for radio for a 2008 with...

Any info on part number for radio for a 2008 with nav??
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By raaizin
Please explain, This is my wifes car and pretty...

Please explain, This is my wifes car and pretty sure she never looks at the gauges. I am a little concerned if it fails she will cook the motor since she doesnt look at the gauges...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,070
Posted By raaizin
You probably already have the tool in your house...

You probably already have the tool in your house and its FREEE!!!!. Its called a zip tie and they work great. Follow this thread.


http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28303
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,186
Posted By raaizin
I have used Bon Ami to clean windshields in the...

I have used Bon Ami to clean windshields in the past


http://www.bonami.com/index.php/products/powder_cleanser/
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By raaizin
As it turns out it only happened once, as my wife...

As it turns out it only happened once, as my wife filled it Wed NOT Thr so all is good so far (fingers crossed).
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By raaizin
We really dont top off the car...thanks for...

We really dont top off the car...thanks for response though
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By raaizin
Cant fuel vehicle, fuel pump shuts off

While filling my wifes 2008 X3, the fuel pump shuts off and it is difficult to fill the tank. Happened at two different stations, is it a car issue or station issue. It appears it might be an issue...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 08-03-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By raaizin
transfer case question

Is the transfer case in the F25 the same as in the E 83? Have any improvements for durability been made?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-27-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By raaizin
transfer case question

Is the transfer case in the E84 the same as found in the E83. Have any changes been made.

I have an 2008 E83 that failed at 46k miles. And wondering if BMW did anything to correct this issue?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By raaizin
rear brake light replacement

Wifes 2008 X3 passenger rear brake light was out. The one on the body of the car, NOT the one on the tailgateI read the manual and did multiple searches. I even saw a video on the subject. I...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-01-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,232
Posted By raaizin
Thanks for info!

Thanks for info!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By raaizin
thanks for info!!! at 2:10 shows how to remove

thanks for info!!! at 2:10 shows how to remove
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-31-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,232
Posted By raaizin
driving with a failed ignition coil N52 engine

Recently I had an ignition coil fail on my wife's 2008 X3, assuming a total failure not intermitent. Is fuel shut off to the cylinder which isnt firing, or is fuel still being dumped into that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By raaizin
yep thats it, how does that sensor come out of...

yep thats it, how does that sensor come out of valve cover?
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