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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 62,760
Posted By elevatorguy925
2006 56k no major issues. Probably will last...

2006 56k no major issues. Probably will last forever 5k miles in 1.5 years :tsk:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By elevatorguy925
I used the BMW oil. I was wondering if I could...

I used the BMW oil. I was wondering if I could change it to 7500 without programming.
I have a diagnostic tool but not a programmer.
Thanks for the response.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By elevatorguy925
Service interval

My 2006 x3 had service mileage indicator go to zero, so I did an oil change and reset the service indicator, it now indicates 15500 miles, is that what BMW expects oil to last? seems a bit long. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By elevatorguy925
I have new bulbs, high output LEDs but after...

I have new bulbs, high output LEDs but after looking at the rear it looked like a big job to change them out, any diy on changing the bulbs?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By elevatorguy925
I agree it is not a big deal to install a Curt...

I agree it is not a big deal to install a Curt hitch. I went with the aftermarket harness and it didn't work although stated it would. To do again I would go with the factory harness and not go...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,627
Posted By elevatorguy925
Great! Thank You! :)

Great! Thank You! :)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,627
Posted By elevatorguy925
Wiring diagrams

I had used the spaghetticoder in the past and now the BMW info has been removed :( I guess the BMW Stealer doesn't want anyone to work on the cars but them.
Any other sites that can be helpful?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By elevatorguy925
Sounds like it could be an actuator problem,...

Sounds like it could be an actuator problem, check the wiki for the thread.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-16-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,547
Posted By elevatorguy925
Here is mine

Here is mine
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-16-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,060
Posted By elevatorguy925
Not sure why you are having trouble, I opened it...

Not sure why you are having trouble, I opened it ok and saw it had 32 views :dunno:
I could email it to you if you have trouble with it
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By elevatorguy925
Congrats on the car :thumbup: You may want to...

Congrats on the car :thumbup:
You may want to look at a mediabridge or aux input for your Iphone needs.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,205
Posted By elevatorguy925
Looks like a common failure, my passenger side...

Looks like a common failure, my passenger side mirror does the same thing and won't return since I bought the car used, I just disabled it at the mirror switch as it is not worth the expense to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,371
Posted By elevatorguy925
This may help, but it is for a different year...

This may help, but it is for a different year :dunno:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,060
Posted By elevatorguy925
Page 14 in the manual, I think you have to choose...

Page 14 in the manual, I think you have to choose the option quickly after selecting source
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,918
Posted By elevatorguy925
Plus 1 on NO! :thumbdwn:

Plus 1 on NO! :thumbdwn:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By elevatorguy925
Sent a PM

Sent a PM
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,994
Posted By elevatorguy925
There is a sticky on this forum about this. ...

There is a sticky on this forum about this.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=566880
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,714
Posted By elevatorguy925
Should be a card next to the fuses that shows...

Should be a card next to the fuses that shows what the fuse is for, if you are looking for a wiring diagram try http://wds.spaghetticoder.org/en/
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-24-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,132
Posted By elevatorguy925
+1 on mediabridge, great device. Mp3 player...

+1 on mediabridge, great device. Mp3 player interface, USB and bluetooth.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,545
Posted By elevatorguy925
2006 owner also, I couldn't get my phonebook to...

2006 owner also,
I couldn't get my phonebook to work until I changed phones, now all is good. I think some phones won't load the phonebook.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,539
Posted By elevatorguy925
Congrats! very nice. I am still very happy...

Congrats! very nice.
I am still very happy with mine, best car I have had in a long time.
The 19's aren't that bad on the ride in my opinion, although the used ones I put on are a little noisy at...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,449
Posted By elevatorguy925
I just got back from a road trip on vacation and...

I just got back from a road trip on vacation and I just can't get over how much I like driving the X3, I have 19's and summer tires and it is a blast in the turns.
I haven't had it too long, but so...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By elevatorguy925
Congrat on your new ride! Welcome to the forum...

Congrat on your new ride!
Welcome to the forum and back to BMW :thumbup:
I had the same experience, one test drive, bought the car :)
So far, very pleased.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,060
Posted By elevatorguy925
I like mine a lot, text to speech is not great...

I like mine a lot, text to speech is not great (humorous at times), but it works.
I don't use Ipod so cannot weigh in on the mount, I use USB sticks for music but did bring a plug out for my MP3 as...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By elevatorguy925
I took on some things on the car with advice from...

I took on some things on the car with advice from the forum, it has been a great resource for me as well.
I am not a fan of dealership service and have been working on my own cars for years, the...
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