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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By Hatzenbach
X3 rear muffler for sale

Hi,

I never was able to find the classifieds section on this forum, so I am posting here. If I am posting in the wrong section, please let me know.

I am selling a brand new (never used, never...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,014
Posted By Hatzenbach
I guess my X3 has still maybe 50k miles in it,...

I guess my X3 has still maybe 50k miles in it, but my next will probably be either a Cayman S or a Macan
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By Hatzenbach
Thanks :-) Hmmm, I wouldn't be able to...

Thanks :-)

Hmmm,

I wouldn't be able to tell, as I am using a DICE kit for the iPOD and not AUX, but considering that DICE is probably using the AUX input, I guess it works ;-)

A bit more...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By Hatzenbach
I found a backup camera which replaces one of the...

I found a backup camera which replaces one of the license plate lights. So it looks very OEM. It was around $45 it feeds into a wireless transmitter which send the video signal to a wireless receiver...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By Hatzenbach
Just search in eBay for the term "BMW X3...

Just search in eBay for the term "BMW X3 navigation" and you'll find several sellers who offer them
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By Hatzenbach
Installed OEM looking aftermarket navigation

For the longest time I had a TomTom GPS hanging from my windshield. However, I prefer a clean look and theoretically the cops in CA could ticket you for a suction device on your windshield.

For...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Hatzenbach
Thinking about it the only change was that I did...

Thinking about it the only change was that I did change the battery :dunno:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Hatzenbach
Bluetooth issue (no sound but other side can hear me)

2006 X3 with OEM bluetooth

I have the following problem since a couple of days:
when I get a call or make a call, the people on the other side can hear me but I hear nothing.
The radio gets...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Hatzenbach
Ah thanks. Well it's a no-go then. No way...

Ah thanks.
Well it's a no-go then.
No way that I install java on my PC, that's just asking for trouble
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Hatzenbach
Actually it's a wireless connection between the...

Actually it's a wireless connection between the rear camera and the front monitor, works great btw

What is a WDS?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Hatzenbach
signal for reverse

Is there a way to tap into the reverse signal without having to pull a wire all the way from the tailgate to the front?
I need this to switch a reverse monitor on/off
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By Hatzenbach
Backup camera and aftermarket GPS

Hi,

I have a 2006 E83 w/o the factory navigation.
I am currently using a windshield mounted TomTom as GPS.
I am also trying to find a way to install a backup camera (the view out the back is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,716
Posted By Hatzenbach
My rule of thumb is when I have expensive repairs...

My rule of thumb is when I have expensive repairs on high mileage cars:
Think like you are buying the car again for the $5k that the repairs will cost.
So would you buy the car for that kind of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By Hatzenbach
quick update: couple of days ago it occurred to...

quick update:
couple of days ago it occurred to me that I forgot to reset the SES light after cleaning the MAF. (I thought I had, but going down memory lane I am now pretty sure that I forgot).
Low...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By Hatzenbach
sounds easy enough, thanks

sounds easy enough, thanks
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By Hatzenbach
what's a good range for the voltage?

what's a good range for the voltage?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By Hatzenbach
Thanks, as I wrote in my initial post I...

Thanks,

as I wrote in my initial post I replaced the intake boot a couple thousand miles ago, so I rule that one out. OK, replacing CVV looks like a major PITA :cry:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By Hatzenbach
Is there a way to check O2 sensors, or is it...

Is there a way to check O2 sensors, or is it basically just replacing them?
I am at 90k miles, so they're probably at the end of their lives

About the MAF: I cleaned it with electronics spray...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By Hatzenbach
P0174 (and sometime P0171) what next?

Hi,

I am getting either P0174 or P0174 AND P0171 every other day (I read and then delete then with a code reader)
I already replaced the intake boot a few thousand miles ago when I had the same...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By Hatzenbach
they are usually used for racing. I think that...

they are usually used for racing.
I think that would explain why you have a hard time finding them for an X3
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,763
Posted By Hatzenbach
my solution for brake squeal

Using the DIY section on this forum I did a complete brake job (rotors and pads all around) about 1/2 year ago. I carefully bedded the brakes and initially all was fine, but two months ago the front...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,225
Posted By Hatzenbach
I had the ABS / Brake / 4x4 "Christmas Tree"...

I had the ABS / Brake / 4x4 "Christmas Tree" about 3 months ago
I can't find the receipt for the repair but I was some kind of a transmission which sits in the transfer case
Cost me around $1.5k...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,859
Posted By Hatzenbach
if you ordered rotors where the hat is not...

if you ordered rotors where the hat is not painted / sealed by the factory they will rust
get some silver caliper paint and paint them
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,356
Posted By Hatzenbach
well, the first thing you should check (by using...

well, the first thing you should check (by using a voltage tester) if the pumps are getting any power when someone activates the switch
The reason why I am saying this is that on my MY2006 both...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,640
Posted By Hatzenbach
I have Pagid pads from pelicanparts.com and am...

I have Pagid pads from pelicanparts.com and am very happy with them
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