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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-04-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By ssi19
Can anyone else recommend a good Indy mechanic...

Can anyone else recommend a good Indy mechanic near Providence Rhode Island. The guy above isn't answering. I need someone to help me upgrade my transmission software on my e53. Thx
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-02-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By ssi19
Matt. Can you double check this is the correct #...

Matt. Can you double check this is the correct # for Steve? Left him a VM but there was no greeting on his voicemail. Perhaps it was the wrong #.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-22-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By ssi19
Engine mounts/bushings?

Engine mounts/bushings?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-22-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By ssi19
Yeah that's my fear as well. I have heard some...

Yeah that's my fear as well. I have heard some rumors about this firmware upgrade working. Thx for sending the threads.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By ssi19
Wow. Thanks for sending this! Do you have the...

Wow. Thanks for sending this! Do you have the link to the post on xoutpost also? Thanks again for the help.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-16-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By ssi19
Thanks everyone for the help. Will check the...

Thanks everyone for the help. Will check the scanner first and possibly service the transmission it after.

Alika808 will the transmission temp fault kick out a certain code?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By ssi19
Porando. Thanks for your response. I'm...

Porando. Thanks for your response. I'm struggling a bit with how my issues only occur when the car is "cold". Wouldn't your solution suggest my issues would happen at all times? Thx again for...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By ssi19
I had this too. The bushings on your lower...

I had this too. The bushings on your lower control arms are probably shot. It's about $700 to repair at an independent mechanic.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By ssi19
Transmission temp sensor?

Does the e53 have some sort of temperature sensor in the tranny? (2006 4.4i x5).

I am having some issues shifting from 1st to 2nd ONLY when she first starts up. The behavior below leads me to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By ssi19
Yes he sounds great for me. Thanks. Please send...

Yes he sounds great for me. Thanks. Please send over his info. Thank you!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By ssi19
Good Mechanic Near Providence RI?

I'd like to get my transmission software updated on my 2006 X5 4.4i. Anyone know a reliable BMW specialist with the right equipment near Providence? Thanks
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,634
Posted By ssi19
Very Quick 1st to 2nd Gear Change - e53

My symptoms are a bit different than the other posters, and they have actually changed over time:

1 1st gear goes all the way to 2k rpm. Even at very low speeds.
2 . It will then JUMP...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,132
Posted By ssi19
Wow this is great. Thanks! Any harm in pulling...

Wow this is great. Thanks! Any harm in pulling and reinserting the fuse? Also anything I can fiddle with in the pdc control module? I basically want to try anything I can (safely) before I make...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,132
Posted By ssi19
Front PDC failure

Hi folks. I have a front bunper pdc that failed (can't hear it clicking) on my 2006 x5. So my whole pdc system is not working. Can I fix this on my own? Do I need to remove the whole bumper to...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-10-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,480
Posted By ssi19
argos

Hi, can anyone tell me if the argos also allows you to play music through the stereo from your iphone?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,634
Posted By ssi19
Thanks for your replies! Can you elaborate a bit...

Thanks for your replies! Can you elaborate a bit more on this? "I ordered the odbII from ebay, I ran the general ECU update and then the gearbox." Where do you plug in the ODBII. How do you...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,634
Posted By ssi19
Very Quick 1st to 2nd Gear Change - e53

Hi, has anyone noticed this problem with their E53? In automatic mode, 1st gear always tops out at less than 2000 rpm, no matter how hard or soft I accelerate. So it seems first gear is extremely...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-06-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,127
Posted By ssi19
Did anyone ever find a solution to the lurching /...

Did anyone ever find a solution to the lurching / jerkiness off the line? I have the same issue in my '06 x5 4.4i. Almost feels like the fuel line is semi-clogged, but the rpm's aren't jumping...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,211
Posted By ssi19
Hi - did you ever get any advice on this? I dont...

Hi - did you ever get any advice on this? I dont think Dynavin supports sirius. Does Hualigan?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-04-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,131
Posted By ssi19
dynavin looks good. does it support sirius sat...

dynavin looks good. does it support sirius sat radio? also its not compatible with DSP. how do i know if i have that? I have a 2006 e53 4.4i. thanks!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,554
Posted By ssi19
thanks

thanks
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,554
Posted By ssi19
Hi, just acme across this post for the first...

Hi, just acme across this post for the first time. Does anyone know where I can get the CD upgrade for a 2006 X5 that is cheaper than the $200 quoted? Surely there must be aftermarket options.......
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,131
Posted By ssi19
thanks. let us know how it works out!

thanks. let us know how it works out!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,131
Posted By ssi19
Hi lankster - actually have 2 questions for ya. ...

Hi lankster - actually have 2 questions for ya.

1. Will your upgrade improve sound quality?
2. Will it support blue tooth phone calls using my cell phone? Thanks much!!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,131
Posted By ssi19
will this upgrade the audio sound quality? or...

will this upgrade the audio sound quality? or just the radio/nav etc screen interface.
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