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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
The cross member supports the transfer case. The...

The cross member supports the transfer case. The cross member could be removed but that would mean another type of support for the transfer case or a complete removal of it. The exhaust is still...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
Hey guys (anyone having cross member issues) you...

Hey guys (anyone having cross member issues) you do need to move it. I unbolted the passenger two bolts of the cross member after I supported it with a floor jack. Then lowered the cross member about...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By yagermj
I did do a tire check and the reset. I should...

I did do a tire check and the reset. I should note that my x3 is a 2005 and has the indirect tsp and measures tire rotation to pick up low tire pressure. The wheel speed sensor was covered in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By yagermj
New wheel bearing and now problem

So I had the front pass wheel bearing replaced. I expressed the desire to have only BMW factory parts and was told that was what was used. I got the truck back and the tire pressure light came on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
Any idea what type of nylon the original is?

Any idea what type of nylon the original is?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
I'm sure once the heat shield is out of the way...

I'm sure once the heat shield is out of the way there will be more room to get at it. I think it's just a tab connector( I could be wrong) I think I used a small hook\ pick tool to lift up the tab...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
Any news Dannyy06 about the eBay service you...

Any news Dannyy06 about the eBay service you found? Do you know what the rebuild gear is made of?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
After crawling back under there I noticed a few...

After crawling back under there I noticed a few things the heat shield has to come off or be moved down. This includes the two braces in the center of the truck(10 mm bolts) the e torx bolt size is e...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
Not a problem at all and I'm glad to help , yes...

Not a problem at all and I'm glad to help , yes you need to remove the actuator from the transfer case ( the four e torx bolts). Once off you need to separate the motor from the actuator(four normal...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
For the heat shield I removed all the bolts and...

For the heat shield I removed all the bolts and if I remember correctly I pushed it down a bit and was able to get it out by rotating it to the side a bit and then pull it out. The sockets are called...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
1a no you might not , depends on your size. I'm...

1a no you might not , depends on your size. I'm 6'3" about 220 lbs and just did it laying on my back in the driveway in about 2.5 hrs.

2a yes there are four bolts holding the actuator to the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
"I just found this company over ebay that sell a...

"I just found this company over ebay that sell a service and will refurbish your actuator (ebay item130639752074) for $200 with one year warranty so its much better than
just buying the gear and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
I have scepticism about the kit using the bronze...

I have scepticism about the kit using the bronze gear. Cldchc the kits uses another forum members pictures to aid in the sale and not actual pictures of the gear or kit. Your post count is low your...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
Is there any chance you could scan and post the...

Is there any chance you could scan and post the detailed guide for us to view Also did you take any pictures of the install or replacement bronze alloy gear itself? Thanks for your time.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
Exclamation That's great it worked for you, It had worked for...

That's great it worked for you, It had worked for a few months for me. I suspect my failure is mostly due to my drivin style. My wife describes it as spirted lol. When I did the rotation I noticed...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
I didn't even notice, well I figured it was to...

I didn't even notice, well I figured it was to good to be true and I guess I'll be just replacing the whole actuator this time around.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
So I did the roation of the gear fix and it...

So I did the roation of the gear fix and it worked until this afternoon. I got the three dash lights to go on. After looking around on the web for any new potential news/fixes came across this eBay...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 178,949
Posted By yagermj
I would like to thank the author of this thread. ...

I would like to thank the author of this thread. My wife's x3 had the three dash lights on and was quoted 1400 to do the repair. I did the fix mentioned here two days ago. I have spent the past two...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,475
Posted By yagermj
Thank you to everyone on the board for your help...

Thank you to everyone on the board for your help and time.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,475
Posted By yagermj
Sorry for the late response guys. This truck has...

Sorry for the late response guys. This truck has been nothing but a headache the past month. The missing fluid ended up being the whole water pump was loose. I'm not sure how but after a two weeks at...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,475
Posted By yagermj
Thanks guys , I'll keep you up to date on the...

Thanks guys , I'll keep you up to date on the repairs
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,475
Posted By yagermj
2004 overheating

So my wife has a 2004 x3 with 112954 miles on it. Two days ago it overheated in a matter of 30 seconds. We were driving to dinner and the temp needle went from 12 o'clock to red and set off the alarm...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-30-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By yagermj
E46 rims on X3

Hello everyone. I bought a set of 19 inch rims for a E46 in the hope that i could fit them on my 2005 X3. The rims were to good to pass up even if i need to resell them. So here is size information...
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