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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-08-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,744
Posted By tolgatt
Thank you so much for the quick update , good...

Thank you so much for the quick update , good luck with the project , I will check the links out and see if anything else applies to my situation
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-08-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,744
Posted By tolgatt
any updates on this ? It looks like I started...

any updates on this ? It looks like I started having the same exact issue as crwarren11
replaced both ccv valves yesterday , didnt get a chance to test if it still smokes after long idle. but I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-06-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By tolgatt
I just wanted to give everyone an update on this...

I just wanted to give everyone an update on this , just in case anyone was curious or having similar issues.

I took the car to an indy shop here in Calgary and explained all the symptoms , they...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By tolgatt
so when everything is working fine , I get a...

so when everything is working fine , I get a reading of 12.6 volts from battery itself and 14.3/14.4 volts when the car is running . I guess I need to test it again when it starts throwing me all...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-11-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By tolgatt
Question Possible Alternator failure - is it?

I have done as much research as possible online on this subject and my situation slightly falls into a faulty alternator at this point .

Symptoms :

At first DSC/4x4 Inactive light came on a few...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By tolgatt
Question Xenon headlight gets loose and dips when braking

I have a weird situation where when I brake hard the drivers side headlight just dips and goes up and down until I stop completely as if it is completely loose inside the housing.
This has been like...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By tolgatt
I have replaced all 5 of them as one of the lower...

I have replaced all 5 of them as one of the lower ones were burnt out . It is extremely simple to remove the cluster and change the bulbs , I had zero issues . It's been 3-4 months with the new bulbs...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By tolgatt
Ah ! I never thought of pressing that button that...

Ah ! I never thought of pressing that button that is on the right.. I knew I was missing something.
Thank you so much with the detailed answers as usual Q !!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By tolgatt
Question Reading the warning messages on the cluster LCD

Its been a while since Ive been on here , I apologize but I forgot all the terminology ,hopefully I'll be able to explain :

My 05 X5 4.4 doesnt have the onboard computer. The LCD screen on the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By tolgatt
I had these : ...

I had these :

http://www.coreracingwheels.ca/Styles/M3-Series/Light-Gunmetal

the one that is quoted $171.99

They have actually screwed up my initial order and offered some discount to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By tolgatt
Thanks to Calgary weather , I was able to test...

Thanks to Calgary weather , I was able to test the new snow tires pretty fairly quickly !
I just wanted to give an update on this .

It is a difference of night and day . I went with a set of...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-14-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,679
Posted By tolgatt
I have the same symptoms now , I have listened...

I have the same symptoms now , I have listened all the sensors at the back and they all make that clicking sound.
I tried listening the front sensors and I had 2 of them that dont quite click.
Is...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By tolgatt
Awesome video ! that really explains a lot , I...

Awesome video !
that really explains a lot , I always drove on all-season tires so I guess I wasnt expecting summer tires to be that different than all-seasons but this video clearly shows the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By tolgatt
Thank you for the advice !! Always great to read...

Thank you for the advice !! Always great to read your replies with lots of info.

I guess I was shocked at first , cause again i just was comparing it with my old car , I had all season tires on my...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By tolgatt
Exclamation Not happy with X5's snow-ice performance

I wasnt really expecting it to be this bad when I bought my X5 in the middle of summer.
Yesterday was the first icy-snowy day that I had to drive my car. I was expecting it to be slightly worse than...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-08-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,810
Posted By tolgatt
of course my 2005 4.4 X5 has this issue as well ,...

of course my 2005 4.4 X5 has this issue as well , and I am totally used to not getting it kicked hard by now . I make sure I come to a complete stop , you can also feel at the very last second the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By tolgatt
I was away in europe for the past 1,5 months so I...

I was away in europe for the past 1,5 months so I didnt get a chance to write but I just wanted to update this thread and put an end to it , although I have different questions now.

I have...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By tolgatt
Whatever I wrote , I probably learned from your...

Whatever I wrote , I probably learned from your posts anyways QSilver7 :)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By tolgatt
the one in the bottom (box) is the amplifier for...

the one in the bottom (box) is the amplifier for your DSP system , you should have the subwoofer box at the opposite side under the fuses.
All the remaining cabling is I think for the prep for a CD...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By tolgatt
Which fuses did you check ? there is some in the...

Which fuses did you check ? there is some in the glove box and some at the right rear panel in the trunk as well .
Mine works but seems to be stuck on something where some of my buttons dont...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-12-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,932
Posted By tolgatt
I love the handling but yes the "S226A ...

I love the handling but yes the
"S226A
Sportliche Fahrwerksabstimmung Sports suspension settings "

is not very comfy at all :)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,932
Posted By tolgatt
Thats exactly what I said Tony , mine is same as...

Thats exactly what I said Tony , mine is same as well.
Here is the full list of what Sport Package contains :

Black Chrome Exhaust Tips,
Clear Lighting Signals,
19" Alloy Sport Design Wheels,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,932
Posted By tolgatt
Although Im quite new to BMW X5 as well , in...

Although Im quite new to BMW X5 as well , in addition to Tony's information , as far as I know , "Sports Package" is more of a cosmetic upgrade rather than performance. The only performance related...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By tolgatt
Hi Zoli , tmv explained why it might be confusing...

Hi Zoli , tmv explained why it might be confusing to people , not necessarily a problem , but he is right .
I see why you are confused as well as the topic of this thread doesnt indicate the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By tolgatt
Hi Qsilver7 , thanks for all the...

Hi Qsilver7 ,

thanks for all the instructions , you make a good point of checking and making sure if I had the correct MID as this is a used vehicle and who know what fixes attempted before my...
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