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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-24-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By humbertob
It's the starter going out for sure, my son's...

It's the starter going out for sure, my son's 2007 328i was showing the same symptoms and the problem was the starter, so prepare for a 8 hour DIY or to pay $1200 at the dealership to replace the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-24-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By humbertob
get it !

72k miles is not a lot for a NA BMW engine, so if the price is right for you, go get it! But definitely prepare yourself to learn that a bmw is a car that needs regular mantainance and compared with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By humbertob
Exclamation Yes Cooling fan is running from the very start, ...

Yes Cooling fan is running from the very start,
My compressor is clutchless but I'm sure it's working, otherwise cold air it's almost impossible, and I'm getting cold air eventually
Yes I think 45...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By humbertob
What should be the A/C low side pressure ?

Hi guys, I'm just doing a research on what should be the low side A/C pressure on a 2011 BMW 335i ? Mine is reading 45 psi and the reason why I'm concerned about is that my wife's 2009 X3 reads 25...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By humbertob
With that mileage expect to replace the coils...

With that mileage expect to replace the coils soon, as well as spark plugs, do an auto trans fluid and filter change, and may be oil pan gasket and valvetronic gasket.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By humbertob
Your car symptoms are usually coil related, I...

Your car symptoms are usually coil related, I would change all coils with that mileage and go the secure way, and while there why not the spark plugs too !
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,952
Posted By humbertob
Exclamation Pretty much reliable cars

I own a 2007 328i coupe with 82k on the clock, has been my DD for 2 years with no major problems, a battery, spark plug ignition coils (replaced all 6), a broken bolt in the valve cover area (the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,604
Posted By humbertob
Talking Mine was doing the same

My 07 328i coupe was on the same mood 2 months ago, 2 coils were the fault so I just replaced the 6 coils and the problem is now gone !:thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,453
Posted By humbertob
I got my '07 with 57k 4 months ago, I have...

I got my '07 with 57k 4 months ago, I have replaced one coolant hose and did some preventive maintanance: engine oil and filter, flushed power steering fluid, replaced coolant, replaced rear diff...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By humbertob
The smell of burning brake pads is completely...

The smell of burning brake pads is completely normal on bmw cars, don't worry at all. And about the high pitched noise coming from the engine compartment, these cars are prone to have defective and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-30-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By humbertob
Ecstuning.com sells it for 99.69 and replacement...

Ecstuning.com sells it for 99.69 and replacement should not take you more than 1 hour and a half
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By humbertob
98% of the parts you need to replace can be done...

98% of the parts you need to replace can be done by yourself if you are willing to do. Search here or at www.e46fanatics.com and you'll find DIY guides for every repair you need on your X3. Good luck...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 757
Posted By humbertob
Smile Definitely OFHG leak

Definitely you got an Oil Filter Housing Gasket leak, mine was leaking 3 weeks ago in the same part (front differential) and resulted to be an Oil Filter Gasket leak, I replaced mine by myself, took...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By humbertob
My 05 was on the same boat, just replaced the...

My 05 was on the same boat, just replaced the tensioner and then the air intake boot and now the noise is gone !
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,739
Posted By humbertob
Check the kbb.com site for private seller prices...

Check the kbb.com site for private seller prices on an X3 with that mileage !


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,471
Posted By humbertob
Very easy to diy ! Just did mine 2 weeks ago in...

Very easy to diy ! Just did mine 2 weeks ago in less than 45 min, it's awesome how easy is to work on the X3 !


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,416
Posted By humbertob
Just replaced both on mine 2 months ago, always...

Just replaced both on mine 2 months ago, always replace them in pairs !


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,472
Posted By humbertob
I'm just planning to drain and fill and change...

I'm just planning to drain and fill and change the filter of course !
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,472
Posted By humbertob
Thanks to all for your replies ! I'll definitely...

Thanks to all for your replies ! I'll definitely do it, I'm planning to keep the vehicle for at least 2-3 years more, so will definitely do it !
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,472
Posted By humbertob
Question flush ATF fluid at 70K or better not ?

Well, I'm just thinking on change the ATF fluid on my '05 X3, have been reading a lot about it and I don't know if it's a good idea or not to change it at this mileage. The Trans is working real...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,631
Posted By humbertob
you don't need a thermostat housing gasket, the...

you don't need a thermostat housing gasket, the housing comes ready to be installed as is ! Good Luck !
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,631
Posted By humbertob
Post Just ordered all the parts from pelicanparts.com...

Just ordered all the parts from pelicanparts.com and you don't need any DIY guide, you just need to remove the front air dam, and 4 bolts holding the thermostat housing, you can even do it without...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,631
Posted By humbertob
Smile code P0599 and then codes P0171 and P0174

3 weeks ago I just got code P0599 on my '05 X3, after doing an exhaustive research over this forum and some others uot there on the internet I decided to replace the Thermostat housing and sensor and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,016
Posted By humbertob
After researching other forums that code points...

After researching other forums that code points to the thermostat circuit, so I just ordered a thermostat housing including the sensor and replaced it right away, hope the code won't come back ! Very...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,016
Posted By humbertob
I got the same exact code and don't know what to...

I got the same exact code and don't know what to do ! 05 X3 !
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