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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By Salty Dog
Just to get back and follow up the thread. ...

Just to get back and follow up the thread.

The X5 ran ok after the slow charging with my own charger as pictured above. Then when a Waeco portable fridge was used, it lastest over night, vehicle...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By Salty Dog
google and youtube

google and youtube
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By Salty Dog
http://www.youtube.com/user/lloydnyerssaunders ...

http://www.youtube.com/user/lloydnyerssaunders

Have a look at the videos that are particular to your vehicle, you will learn a lot about what to look for.

Outside mechanical, make sure the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-23-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By Salty Dog
Have you had the Battery load tested? Do you...

Have you had the Battery load tested?
Do you know the age of the Battery?
Or how many times its been depleted below 50%?

Have you tried pulling the fuse on a few known power drains like the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Salty Dog
Hello dkhan4, I am suffering a similar type...

Hello dkhan4,

I am suffering a similar type issue, but i do get the right side speakers working.
Out of interest, did your stereo just all of a sudden start doing this?
Or was it after any kind...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By Salty Dog
Stereo failing to play out of all speakers

After suffering a flat battery post a firmware update and playing with the Nav system with doors open far too long.

As described here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=677235
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By Salty Dog
QSilver7, thank you for such an informative post...

QSilver7, thank you for such an informative post and prompt concise information!!!
You should have a "PayPal Donate" button in your sig ;)

I'm in Australia, but the information you have provided...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By Salty Dog
Well, Thank You very much guys, after 8 hours of...

Well, Thank You very much guys, after 8 hours of charging, i thought i'd give it a try and it started in a blink.
All error messages completely gone.
Had to reset the time on the computer, but all...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By Salty Dog
Ok, i will cross my fingers and hope for that. It...

Ok, i will cross my fingers and hope for that. It just seemed a bit of a coincidence that i'd only finished the software update and map update (the only fiddling with the car i've done) then this...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By Salty Dog
Thank you guys, yes i have read a lot of posts...

Thank you guys, yes i have read a lot of posts regarding battery discharge issues in a search to understand what happened in my case.
I also did a lot of reading on charging the battery.

Do you...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By Salty Dog
Battery Issue after Software update?!?

Have a 2006 BMW X5 3.0 Diesel

Has been running perfectly for 3 years, no issues anywhere.

Today i decided to update the computer firmware from a 4-1/80 to 4-1/100 (v.32) from a file downloaded...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By Salty Dog
AV Audio In - Horrible sound, Screen breaks up?

Hello all, wasn't sure weather to post this in the Audio section or the X5 E53 section.

Anyway, after much reading on the best and or varied ways to connect an external music source to the E53...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,716
Posted By Salty Dog
Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Road
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