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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By tubetone71
Don't buy it! I have a 4.4i 2005 fully loaded. ...

Don't buy it! I have a 4.4i 2005 fully loaded. You are going to need a lot of maintenance. They drive great and you will find yourself in a love/hate relationship. The only way to save $$ on...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,841
Posted By tubetone71
I think I found it -...

I think I found it - http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/88889-dsc-internal-sensor-4.html Under the middle console.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,841
Posted By tubetone71
A swing and a miss --- sort of. Unbolted the...

A swing and a miss --- sort of. Unbolted the seat and pulled it up and back - pulled the carpet - realized I had to remove the plastic molding (these slide out) then pulled the carpet forward to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,841
Posted By tubetone71
btw, nice rides!

btw, nice rides!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,841
Posted By tubetone71
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,841
Posted By tubetone71
Yaw rate Speed sensor replacement???? 2005 bmw x5 4.4i

I can't find instructions anywhere. I've bought a couple of DIY manuals but none mention how to replace this 1 sensor. I think it is 1. under the seat. 2. Under the console storage or 3. connected...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By tubetone71
There is a Computer update - I ordered the cord...

There is a Computer update - I ordered the cord through ebay and did it myself but search the forums for a computer update. The problem exists b/c the amount of fluid/pressure the computer tells...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,865
Posted By tubetone71
Lights...

The side marker light ended up being a bent contact. :) The angel eyes I - I am buying the after market LED from ebay. I am hoping the 1 bulb is just bad. 1 bulb = 2 side angel eyes. The bulb...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,865
Posted By tubetone71
Angry Halo / angel eye and marker light not working Suggestions?

Help!! My marker light and 1 of my angel eyes next to the marker light suddenly stopped working. I changed the marker light and still No Good! I loaded up the BMW Diagnostic program and chose to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,255
Posted By tubetone71
Lightbulb Obdii

I recently picked up a used 2005 4.4i x5. After about 2 months of driving I experienced a few different behaviors of the 1st to 2nd gear scenerios mostly revolving around a quick pull from 1st to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,580
Posted By tubetone71
x5 console removal

Found some instructions after looking up the part numbers....

Removing the center console from a BMW X5

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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,580
Posted By tubetone71
2005 X5 (not 2003)

Thanks for the post. It does help b/c I can see the 2 screws up top so I believe I have to go in through the side carpeted panel and start disassebly. I will document it and post. Thx.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,580
Posted By tubetone71
2003 x5 ashtray removal

I can't seem to find any directions or schematic for removing the front ashtray in order to replace the lighter. It seems like most of the area needs to come out. I have a general idea but a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,255
Posted By tubetone71
BMW x5 quick 1st to 2nd gear. I had this same...

BMW x5 quick 1st to 2nd gear. I had this same issue with an '05 4.4i. I ordered the odbII from ebay, I ran the general ECU update and then the gearbox. I had to retrain the gears (There is some...
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