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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-21-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By X5newboy
Not sure how far you've got so far but, I had the...

Not sure how far you've got so far but, I had the same fault. You can remove the torx screws in the rear wedge shape to allow the rear roof to lower. It means it can be pulled open from the outside...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By X5newboy
Bluetooth connection problem

I've just bought a dual SIM mobile phone and paired it up with my E53 Sat Nav widescreen. The phone book went over fine and you can select names to make a call, but when you connect instead of being...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,454
Posted By X5newboy
Glow Plug Fault E53

I've been told by my local garage (not BMW) that all 6 glow plugs are faulty? It starts up fine even at minus7, a bit grumbly and uneven for about 30 secs but then fine. I get the PRE-HEAT message...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 954
Posted By X5newboy
e53 Reversing camera

Hi, did you ever manage to get the camera to work? I've just been told about these cameras and can't believe how cheap. Didi you have to buy any other interface for the camera and the TV? One of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-19-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,096
Posted By X5newboy
Park Lights or Halo?

I'm getting more confused now. From the threads earlier I thought I had this cracked, but I don't think so! Is the parking lights the same as the Halo? Front drivers side indicator is permanently on...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-18-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,096
Posted By X5newboy
X5 Parking Lights

I've just been stopped by a fellow Beemer owner to tell me that might front indicator is permanently on? Followed this link so it sounds like a front parking Light bulb is in order at 23 from...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By X5newboy
I've got a diesel auto and yes mine lurches a bit...

I've got a diesel auto and yes mine lurches a bit when you slow down. If you come to a complete stop no problem, but if you slow down to creeping it does that jump into 1st. I thinks the 4wd that...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-21-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,243
Posted By X5newboy
Mines just done the same almost as though the...

Mines just done the same almost as though the Blue pigment has gone. It seems much greener than before. Any idea if I need a new screen?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By X5newboy
Is it more like a lurch than sudden stop? When...

Is it more like a lurch than sudden stop? When slowing down(auto) the car really wants you to stop completely while you are say second gear. if you are slowing down gradually and almost creeping it...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-16-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,857
Posted By X5newboy
Smile Cracked it, well sort of

Aside from the hugely helpful suggestion about a language course, I've found out what the problem is. I recently purchased the latest Sat Nav DVD from a supplier recommended on this forum. It came, I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,857
Posted By X5newboy
Change language on dashboard

Some how I've manged to change the language on my dashboard computer?? The sat nav still in english and the main menu for Onboard Computer, Telephone, GPS etc but the dasboard, instead of Range I now...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 708
Posted By X5newboy
X5 Wing Mirrors

Just bought a X5, the wing mirrors are doing weird things when you press the fold button, passenger works fine, drivers side folds back the wrong way? Then when you pull it back it doesn't feel it's...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,347
Posted By X5newboy
X5 TV on the move

Does anyone know how to overide the motion detector to allow TV on the move for the dashboard SAt Nav/TV not iDrive system.cheers
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,125
Posted By X5newboy
I've just got a 2006 X5, needed the same info. If...

I've just got a 2006 X5, needed the same info. If you google it there was a demo on a 3 series but same applies ylwjacket is right it's in the rear left side. There is a sticker on the box (TCU I...
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