Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 107
Search took 0.67 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: babo
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By babo
Good one :). Nope no ultrasonic cleaner, but the...

Good one :). Nope no ultrasonic cleaner, but the idea is an interesting one.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By babo
After reading all the links provided above plus...

After reading all the links provided above plus "much much more":
I took out nozzles out of lines.
Blew lines with my matural compressor
And (after breaking one nozzle ) put them into heinz...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By babo
Yes, that one works just fine.

Yes, that one works just fine.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By babo
How do I "progress towards the nozzles"?

How do I "progress towards the nozzles"?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By babo
I actually tried that using a natural compressor...

I actually tried that using a natural compressor - my lungs $)
I found that both lines (to rear and to the windshield) are equally difficult to blow into - lots of resistance.

Over the years was...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By babo
Windshield

Hello,
Virtually nothing gets sprayed on my windshield from the jets.
I already replaced pumps twice, the best I get a weak streams from both jets.
Yesterday a new replaced pump failed (not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By babo
Yes, thats what I thought too. But the change in...

Yes, thats what I thought too. But the change in the behavior perfectly coincides with battery being reconnected

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By babo
Cant reinit the key

After battery was pulled during the work 2 weeks ago, key stopped responding. I followed the instruction s how to init key, but it wont respond.
Last week after another repair was done, key...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By babo
Not to argue, but, in my view, the maintenance...

Not to argue, but, in my view, the maintenance cost should not exceed certain value. For me - its a price of lease of a decent vehicle. And one more work like this and this vehicle will be done for...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By babo
Reservoir, thermostat and pipe had to be...

Reservoir, thermostat and pipe had to be replaced. Total cost $500.
Great :((.
I also need to do struts and ujoin.
This vehicle is quickly reaching end of life. And its only 120k miles.

Sent...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By babo
Wife thinks she saw a big wet spot under the car...

Wife thinks she saw a big wet spot under the car on Monday. Today she noticed indicator coming up a few times. And when I drove in the evening indicator came up several times to.
Im almost sure now...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By babo
What prelci? Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

What prelci?

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
Posted By babo
Just sharing my experience. Iphone 5- after...

Just sharing my experience.
Iphone 5- after some time (30/50minutes) radio unit ,apparently, loses the connection to iPhone. This behaviour is corresponding to the temperature of the iphone. As...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By babo
Here is what I read...

Here is what I read https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071220093122AAHSyPY
Question is is this relevant to bmw?

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By babo
Coolant low - constantly

Morning,
Recently an indicator "coolant low" came up for a few minutes. So I checked the level and found the stick to be below min level.
I let an engine to cool and, while still a bit warm I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By babo
Great. Thank you . Will do that. Sent from...

Great. Thank you . Will do that.

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By babo
You are right. Init on sunroof fixed the problem....

You are right. Init on sunroof fixed the problem.
What is the greeze I should use for sunroof?

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By babo
Thank you for your input. Took multimeter and...

Thank you for your input.
Took multimeter and went downstairs :
a. The positive clam on the battery was loose - i can move it with my fingers.
b. Battery showed 12.6 V with engine off.

I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By babo
{RESOLVED} electircal problem? - complete shutdown during the rain

Morning,
i'm not sure how the following events related, if at all:

a. last week the sun roof became semi-operational - in order to close or open it i have to push the button many times. Every...
Forum: General BMW 05-11-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By babo
Thumbs down no more wiper refills?

am i missing something or _all_ local stores ( 07601) discontinued wiper blade refills _at all_?
nobody carries just a simple cheap refills - i've been buying those for years for a few bucks and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,060
Posted By babo
Yup did that too. Sent from my SGH-T989...

Yup did that too.

Sent from my SGH-T989 using BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,060
Posted By babo
I took the cover (black silver plastic) off. It...

I took the cover (black silver plastic) off. It was on two bolts and two nuts. Took the wiring for plugs and xabel for O2 sensor out.
Took plugs out obviously.
When I took those 11 nuts out there...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,060
Posted By babo
Thats one is for n52 enigine. Seemed to be very...

Thats one is for n52 enigine. Seemed to be very different than mine which is m54 ( https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_M54)

I followed this one - http://youtu.be/frl1eUKtkus

Sent from my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,060
Posted By babo
I was not able to pry the gasket open. there...

I was not able to pry the gasket open.
there were 11 bolts around the gasket and 3 or 4 in the center where the plugs were.
What did i miss?:dunno:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
Posted By babo
Well apparently I didnt plug the connector ibto...

Well apparently I didnt plug the connector ibto the socket so there was no sound from iphone. :rolleyes:
But now both phones work great.
Thank you gentlemen.

Sent from my SGH-T989 using...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 107

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:02 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms