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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,985
Posted By podell911
Yes i fixed the air con but the problem was the...

Yes i fixed the air con but the problem was the ACU compressor clutch had failed. Got a recon unit for about 260.00 and fitting at my indi was 180.00 including a regas. I have also had the final...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,985
Posted By podell911
X5 E53 Air con not working

Thanks for the post,
As the resistor is (by BMW Standards) low cost I will change this over. I have jumped a new Fan unit (400 worth!!) and it did NOT fix the problem so I have no choice but to try...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,985
Posted By podell911
X5 E53 Air Con not working

Just when the better weather starts!!
I have a 2002 X5 3.0D Sport, which has just lost cold air, the internal fans all work ok, put onto +30 deg C and the air is hot as hell and the fan speed can be...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,409
Posted By podell911
Hi Sorry for late reply I have not logged in for...

Hi Sorry for late reply I have not logged in for a wile.
For general work, MOT, service, bushes, drive shafts, etc I use Lindsey Motors (01494 558222)in Lindsay Ave close to west Wycombe Road....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,713
Posted By podell911
Hi, This may not be your problem as I have had...

Hi, This may not be your problem as I have had the CV joint problem, which is very distinctive and is a rapid speed related clicking. However I also had a louder problem ONLY on full lock which...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-02-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,409
Posted By podell911
I gave up on Sytner after they tryed to charge me...

I gave up on Sytner after they tryed to charge me 170 (one hundred and seventy pounds) to change a front indecator bulb!! but thats another story.
When the gearbox on my car failed the Limp mode...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,409
Posted By podell911
X5 Auto box (GM)

Hi, New to this forum but I have a 2003 X5 D Sport with the GM (manufactured) box. This same box is also used by Land Rover. In general on a 2+ ton 4 x 4 it will fail at about 90K miles. Mine went at...
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