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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By avoisin
It's kind of a pain to get to the sensor without...

It's kind of a pain to get to the sensor without removing anything, but I would certainly recommend trying it to someone willing to get a bit dirty.

Also, I think you have to drain the tank out -...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By avoisin
I would LOVE to see a DIY on this. My driver's...

I would LOVE to see a DIY on this. My driver's seat went out, but passenger is fine. I haven't bothered since I don't really care all that much, but I'd love to get it repaired for part cost. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By avoisin
Yeah, certainly being left alone for a few weeks...

Yeah, certainly being left alone for a few weeks is going to gum up stuff, but should loosen up after driving around.

That said, i don't know if the CEL needs to be reset if it gets triggered,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By avoisin
Easiest way to check for a leak - drive it a...

Easiest way to check for a leak - drive it a while to get the engine warm, then park on somewhere you can lay down a plastic sheet (I like the big white ones from the dollar store). If you see...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By avoisin
I have seen the 4x4 light come on after I mess...

I have seen the 4x4 light come on after I mess with battery (removing while doing other service). It has always goes off on its own after a few minutes of driving once I have everything hooked up...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By avoisin
Agreed, doesn't look like an oil leak to me. ...

Agreed, doesn't look like an oil leak to me.

I'm having trouble figuring out exactly where this is, I don't know underneath my car enough to sort it out (plus I have an 04, which is a little...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By avoisin
More to add - I had a good time looking at...

More to add - I had a good time looking at realoem.com (A new-ish bmw parts thing) to help find out part numbers. It's kind of a poor site layout, but it's got all the assembly diagrams and part...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By avoisin
Update - I ended up using some metal tape to add...

Update - I ended up using some metal tape to add a bit of width to that pipe. That was enough to get the friction fit to work again. It took some effort to get things back together, but a hammer...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By avoisin
Persistant cooling leak from expansion tank

I've been plagued in the last few weeks with a coolant leak that just refuses to go away. I recently had to change out the heating/cooling thermostat underneath the expansion tank, and now I can't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,822
Posted By avoisin
Right, so what's a good recommended interval,...

Right, so what's a good recommended interval, 100K? Is it worth going through and truly flushing, or is draining and doing a filter replace enough?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,822
Posted By avoisin
Transmission oil really needs changing?

Ok I just hid 100K Miles a week or so ago, and the car must have noticed, since it needed everything done. I did a cooling overhaul and oil filter gasket replace, but the dealer also recommended...
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