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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By torontox5
Check closely to see the light is dimmer than the...

Check closely to see the light is dimmer than the other. Had the same issue bad connection from holder to bulb. I just cleaned and soldered with lead. All good for the past 3 years


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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-28-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By torontox5
That's how it works. Last winter I locked my keys...

That's how it works. Last winter I locked my keys inside and had to call CAA in Canada similar to AAA. They managed to reach the unlock button and press. Nothing happened. Had to take to the dealer....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By torontox5
Voice Recognition module not working

I purchased a used VR module for my 05 4.4i e53. The one installed by me last year was German only. I just plugged and it worked and obviously only German.
The one I got from eBay today a used and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By torontox5
It happens so often. I had few months running...

It happens so often. I had few months running that way until it went dead. Sometimes when you run the sensor it start working. Eventually you will have to change. Rain or car wash will make it worse....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By torontox5
I removed the fog lamp cover and may have removed...

I removed the fog lamp cover and may have removed the front end of mud guard liner. Try doing that first as you may have to do that to remove the bumper anyway. I bought from a Canadian online parts...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By torontox5
I did without removing the bumper. It's a battle....

I did without removing the bumper. It's a battle. Cannot remember how. I'll be able to let you know soon when I go home and at the x5. Mine is a 2006 x5 4.4


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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By torontox5
Need to jack up the front to see the play. Could...

Need to jack up the front to see the play. Could be the upper or steering ball joints. Guess wheel alignment done after repair. I doubt it's the wheel bearings as it will have other indications such...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By torontox5
Aux Coolant Pump

E53 2005 4.4i. Noticed heating was not effective as it used to be. After checking out I found out the Aux pump motor is not running to circulete coolant through the cabin heater.

The pump, wiring...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-17-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 578
Posted By torontox5
SES language

can anyone tell me the way to change the SES VR language from German to English? I got this from ebay France. Thanks
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,660
Posted By torontox5
This is very interesting. Plrase let us know the...

This is very interesting. Plrase let us know the diagnostic tool used
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,830
Posted By torontox5
Are you sure that it is the grommet. The little...

Are you sure that it is the grommet. The little pump is prone to leak. If you you are sure buy a grommet from the dealer it has to be verycheap. Ihad two pumps leaking I bourght two pumps for few...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 12-31-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,369
Posted By torontox5
Hi Miale, Did you managed to find the Sub Box....

Hi Miale,
Did you managed to find the Sub Box. Please let me know.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-29-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,471
Posted By torontox5
Thanks for comments. I ment the angel eyes. I...

Thanks for comments. I ment the angel eyes. I orderd auorora led's from ebay for 25$ including postage to Canada. Just received this morning. Managed to install them in 10 minutes. They look so...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 12-28-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,045
Posted By torontox5
Hi Did you managed to make a contact on...

Hi
Did you managed to make a contact on subwoofer encosure? If you did please reply. I have 10" infinity sub that i am planning to mount. This is for my E53
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,471
Posted By torontox5
You probably know what I mean. I am talking about...

You probably know what I mean. I am talking about the CCFL. Any idea?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,471
Posted By torontox5
CCFL Ballast Location

I am driving a X5 2005 4.4i. Can somebody let me know the Location of front driver side (Left) CCFL Lamp Ballast Location. I guess the CCFL lamps are the string of lights around the head lights. Last...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By torontox5
Talk to any BMW dealer. I got a list of...

Talk to any BMW dealer. I got a list of compatible phones for your car. I got a printout of a list of phones. I bought a old BB edge from kijiji. it works like a champ. If you have a problem getting...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 34,306
Posted By torontox5
Thanks boyfromnowhere. I removed one of the good...

Thanks boyfromnowhere. I removed one of the good sensor from back fender to front. Now all front sensors can hear pulsing at similar intensity. Only one sensor is working out of rear bumper. I am...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 34,306
Posted By torontox5
Do we have to reset the DPC after replacing the...

Do we have to reset the DPC after replacing the sensor? If so anybody know how to do it without stealers?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-29-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,265
Posted By torontox5
Good One. I would like to know too. Can somebody...

Good One. I would like to know too. Can somebody help?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-12-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By torontox5
It must be your Fuel Pump. It always run...

It must be your Fuel Pump. It always run continuously for few seconds when ever you turn on Ignition. It is normal
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,931
Posted By torontox5
If the opened cylinders were exposed to rain, the...

If the opened cylinders were exposed to rain, the liners and piston rings could have got effected badly. They may have cleaned some part of the cylinder wall. You may also have piston rings stuck...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-12-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By torontox5
Thanks, I already feel welcomed.

Thanks, I already feel welcomed.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,909
Posted By torontox5
Can you please post details of display screen you...

Can you please post details of display screen you have mentioned for $250?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 923
Posted By torontox5
Did you find a BMW mechanic? I too bought an 2005...

Did you find a BMW mechanic? I too bought an 2005 X5. I am from Mississauga too. What do you mean by LIGHT STEERING
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