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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By bostongrun
What do you mean two conters running...

What do you mean two conters running simultaneously.

When I am done I get 3,000 miles?


It's driving me nuts it should say 15k right?

I only see a display for Inspection not for OIl per se....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By bostongrun
Oil Service Reset

I have made numerous attempts to reset the service or oil indicator on an 04 X3

I press down the left button turn the key to the fiirst position, wait for the reset to flash etc and go through all...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-22-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By bostongrun
Did you clean the 3/4inch hose that comes out of...

Did you clean the 3/4inch hose that comes out of the valve cover? You have have dislodged some junk that fell into the oil seperator. E36 are not prone to oil seperator issues like e46s but it's...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By bostongrun
Did you have a BMW tech do the work or a "garage...

Did you have a BMW tech do the work or a "garage mechanic" he may not have bleed the cooling system properly and there is an air pocket in the cooling system.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By bostongrun
Considering your mielage and the time of year...

Considering your mielage and the time of year combined with the history of these cars. I think you have two problems: a leaky coolant o ring and a failling oil seperator causing the oil consumption....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By bostongrun
Is there any coolant residue on the top of the...

Is there any coolant residue on the top of the tank? The O rings in the hose connectors, especailly the littlle one to the expansion tank are prone to leak after a while. You will usually see resude...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By bostongrun
License Plate Light Dead Socket

I have a 2004, X3 that has a common problem. The right license plate bulb socket is bad; not the bulb.

I need to replace the entire cargo door handle latch switch that is about $78.00, no big...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By bostongrun
License Plate Light

I have an 04 x3, I noticed that the right hand license bulb was out. I bought a new bulb but it wasn't the problem.
After some troubleshooting I discovered with a multimeter there was no ground. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By bostongrun
Most likely not an O2 sensor!! It has nothing to...

Most likely not an O2 sensor!! It has nothing to do with your oil or gas!! maybe the gas cap

An o2 Sensor adjsuts fuel trim and does repsond fast enough to cause hesitation.

Go to Autozone or...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,814
Posted By bostongrun
I really doubt all those would leak at once or at...

I really doubt all those would leak at once or at all until you have at least 200k

I wasted a lot of time chasing down an oil leak near the filter housing after an oil change turned out to be the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By bostongrun
As I said there are issues with the sunroof...

As I said there are issues with the sunroof caused by lack of maintenance and trying to open them with ice on the roof. I just bought an X3 3.0 with just one sunroof issue. I got a good price I dont...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By bostongrun
Here s the lube

Here is a picture of the BMW lube with the part number the reason I paid the $11 for the real deal was because I used some off the shelf lithium the first time but the sunroof made a kind of funky...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By bostongrun
Sorry i dont rememebr the part number I just...

Sorry i dont rememebr the part number I just Googled "BMW Sunroof Lube " and it came right up if you call a dealer they will know exactly what is. Its in a little tube without a nozzle you just cut...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By bostongrun
X3 Sunroof

I had originally posted regarding a sunroof problem with an X3, I just bought, I tested the sunroof before I bought it and it apperard to work however I didnt notice that the rear sunshade didnt...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By bostongrun
X3 Sunroof

I recently bought a 2004 x3 and noticied the rear sunroof shade panel will not close. All of the other functions work but the rear shade will not pull forward. I have seen a lot of posts about this....
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-15-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By bostongrun
Bostongrun

Hi I am new member, I have a 97 328i with an OBD 1 to OB2 Conversion and a 2004 X3
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