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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 53,131
Posted By peter_cd.cn
Thanks for your reply 'darkrider'. Back up...

Thanks for your reply 'darkrider'. Back up camera and sirius radio are optional for me right now. The most important thing for me is to get the CID fixed.

Apparently people don't make them...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 53,131
Posted By peter_cd.cn
Question Broken Display. Solutions?

This is a great retrofit instruction. I am sure it has helped many people. I have a different need. My car's display just broke the other day. I think the led starts to leak and I get this big...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,407
Posted By peter_cd.cn
REALLY?? I wish I know it earlier.

Glad to hear that you save a lot money doing things yourself. I spend a long time searching for this kind of information online, but couldn't find the right tutorial. I guess I am not using the right...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,660
Posted By peter_cd.cn
Thanks for sharing your knowledge. I will give a...

Thanks for sharing your knowledge. I will give a try next time I know I will park it for over a week.

I suspect something is draining battery. Because even the key is off ignition, and I can hear...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-14-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By peter_cd.cn
Found at another thread, will try tonight.

Quote:
Originally Posted by RubADub
Why have a manual hot-cold adjust when you have "automatic" temp control??
It "allows you to mix the air from the [center] outlets for your upper body by...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 11-14-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By peter_cd.cn
Too complicated A/C system.

I am in your position, and I am sharing my experience on this.

First of all I don't like how BMW make their "ultimate driving machine" with such a complicated A/C system. I drive a Toyota before,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,660
Posted By peter_cd.cn
I changed my battery for an after market one

My changed at a local auto shop. Bought an aftermarket battery. The battery match and over achieved the factory requirements, but now the battery will die if I don't drive the car for more than 1...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,407
Posted By peter_cd.cn
Post Had to go back to dealership

Final report on this whole process. Lesson learned, try not to break your BMW at the first place. It is gonna cost a lot no matter what.

Item fixed off the list:
--Break fluid flush ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,407
Posted By peter_cd.cn
Dealer not so bad on this one.

I spend all day today calling different car shop to get an estimate. Surprisingly, the dealer gave me price quote similarly to what indy shops asked for. Only thing is the oil filter housing dealer...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,407
Posted By peter_cd.cn
Sorry, I made a typo in the original post. The...

Sorry, I made a typo in the original post. The number four is about "rear differentiator" for rear wheel rotate system.

Thanks for your reply. Now, I am looking to find a good car shop to have all...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,407
Posted By peter_cd.cn
05 X3 dealer repair. DIY or other choice or just ignore?

Hi Bimmer owners,

This just happen to me today: Went to dealer for an inspection I at 94500 mile, because the coolant light came up and I never took the car to dealer anymore after it passed...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-04-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By peter_cd.cn
Post New BMW owner

Hi everyone,

Nice to meet everyone.
I am now own a 2005 BMW X3. It is a great small SUV. My wife and I like it a lot.

Sadly, after a few days of driving, I found out that the car has problems...
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