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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
From what I am reading this software seems to run...

From what I am reading this software seems to run best on Windows XP. Luckily I still have an old piece of crap PC still running it :-)
Forum: NY / NJ / CT Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By Yomama
Auto Technic in New Milford CT

I'm trying to find a good independent mechanic near me. Google came up with Auto Technic in New Milford. Anybody have any experience with them or can recommend someone near Danbury/Waterbury CT
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Forum: NY / NJ / CT Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,917
Posted By Yomama
Auto Technic in New Milford CT

I'm trying to find a good independent mechanic near me. Google came up with Auto Technic in New Milford. Anybody have any experience with them or can recommend someone near Danbury/Waterbury CT
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
Swampx3, your help is appreciated. I have also...

Swampx3, your help is appreciated. I have also been googling and searching for those codes. The dilemma for us newbies is that there is almost too much information to digest.

I'm getting the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
I hooked up the scanner after doing a lot of...

I hooked up the scanner after doing a lot of driving this weekend (the shuttering was definitely there) and I noticed it was pulling again:

54c6 - Oil wear
276d - Function check - tank...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 179,625
Posted By Yomama
It wasnt the smoothest transfer process. There...

It wasnt the smoothest transfer process. There was spillage early in the process so it became hard to tell exactly how much I put in there.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
What about this from England? I really know...

What about this from England? I really know nothing about these diagnostic programs.
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 179,625
Posted By Yomama
Thanks! I've been reading the other forums and I...

Thanks! I've been reading the other forums and I see references to scanner/reset software that will run on your PC. Looking into that to see if it's a more affordable option. It's very confusing...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 179,625
Posted By Yomama
Now that I have changed the transfer case fluid...

Now that I have changed the transfer case fluid what's the best way to reset the adaptations. I bought the JoyLuxy c310 scanner from Amazon but the adaptations reset function does not work. Unit...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By Yomama
Bumping this thread to see if anybody that got...

Bumping this thread to see if anybody that got the JoyLuxy C310 has had success resetting the Adaption settings with it. I just got mine today and when I tried to reset it states that function is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Yomama
I am having the same problem. See my thread...

I am having the same problem. See my thread under Software Upgrade
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
I mis-spoke in the previous post. I was not able...

I mis-spoke in the previous post. I was not able to reset the adaptations. The scanner says that function is not supported. I went for a hard drive and the shuttering only happened once on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
I just bought this thing. It is supposed to allow...

I just bought this thing. It is supposed to allow you to reset the adaptations. It arrived last night so have not tried it yet: ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
Thanks Jlex. I have to say, other than this...

Thanks Jlex. I have to say, other than this shuttering issue. the transmission is smoth as silk even more so after the software upgrade. Did you reset the adaptations after the trnsmission fluid...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
I'll clean it again just to be safe. I cleaned...

I'll clean it again just to be safe. I cleaned it about a year a go as I was having a severe idling issue. turned out to be a crack in the air intake boot.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
I had seen that thread as well. promising but it...

I had seen that thread as well. promising but it did not seem to work for everyone.

I have to say the car is driving much better after they reprogrammed it but the shutter is still there but not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
It has 126K miles. I drove extensively over the...

It has 126K miles. I drove extensively over the last few days and while the car seems to be driving much better overall (idling and shifting smoother) the stutter while a bit more muted is still...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 179,625
Posted By Yomama
Thank you sir. Looks like they have it on...

Thank you sir. Looks like they have it on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Wilmar-W1139-Quart-Gallon-Fluid/dp/B00329VL3G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1440274496&sr=8-1&keywords=W1139

PS. your posts on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 179,625
Posted By Yomama
Transfer case fluid change

As a follow up this thread: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=866684

I changed the transfer case fluid in my 2006 X3 3.0 today. The info on this site and the videos were very...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
Thanks DFLO. I've tried that procedure a few...

Thanks DFLO. I've tried that procedure a few times and to be honest. I never noticed a difference. I am noticing a difference with what the dealer did (software upgrade). I just changed the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
That is exactly what is happening with mine. I...

That is exactly what is happening with mine. I found this post very useful, even printed it and brought with me to the dealer. But as I said, they wanted to do the software upgrade first....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 984
Posted By Yomama
Software Upgrade

Does a software upgrade reset the adaptations ?

My 2006 X3 has been experiencing shuttering at highway speeds when downshifting to go up hills. I had the dealer take a look at it while I had them...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Yomama
If you take off the mirror. First Read my post...

If you take off the mirror. First Read my post about my adventures doing that
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By Yomama
good news bad news

Appreciate that feedback. I got lucky, a fellow Bimmerfester one town over was selling OEM rims from the same exact year as mine (2006). They came with a set of Toyo tires that look to have 1 or 2...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By Yomama
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