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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By bdunn
It's most likely your Transfer Case Actuator...

It's most likely your Transfer Case Actuator motor. There is a gear that wears out in the unit causing the problem Part is around $800. There is a good video on youtube showing how to make the repair.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,052
Posted By bdunn
2005 X3 2.5 Replaced original brakes, and rotors...

2005 X3 2.5 Replaced original brakes, and rotors at about 65k miles with fluid flush by dealership under maint agreement. Changed again at about 120K miles myself, replaced all pads but did not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By bdunn
In my 2005 X3 I will occasionally get the "chime"...

In my 2005 X3 I will occasionally get the "chime" after removing my key. If I shut the car off then immediately pull the key it is as though the car does not sense that the key was removed. If I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By bdunn
Finally got the rear driveshaft replaced a couple...

Finally got the rear driveshaft replaced a couple days ago with the remanufactured one, also had them install a new guibo. I had the mechanic show me the old set up and it was pretty obvious by...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By bdunn
To add to fivepointnine's list Front driver...

To add to fivepointnine's list
Front driver side wheel bearing at 85K miles
Front passenger side wheel bearing at 105K miles
Oil filter housing gasket at block 125K miles
Control arm bushings...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By bdunn
Had a very similar situation about a month ago,...

Had a very similar situation about a month ago, changed plugs, air filter and problem continued. Then took it to my mechanic who couldn't repeat the misfire. Only code was misfire cylinder 2. Turned...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By bdunn
Thanks Supercourse I didn't think it would be the...

Thanks Supercourse I didn't think it would be the same type of concern as the tranny fluid but just wanted to make sure. I'll knock that out myself next weekend.

Thanks again
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By bdunn
Is it ever to late to change Transfer Case Fluid?

2005 x3 2.5 144,000 miles
Looking through the service records I've accumulated since I bought the car CPO 5 years ago it doesn't look like the transfer case fluid has ever been changed. I haven't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,084
Posted By bdunn
I have occasionally experienced this as well but...

I have occasionally experienced this as well but only when taking hard turns on wet or snow covered roads while applying the brake. I always thought it was the antilock breaking system kicking in, in...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 59,873
Posted By bdunn
2005 x3 2.5 142,000 miles

2005 x3 2.5 142,000 miles
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By bdunn
It's most likely just the grill coming loose. If...

It's most likely just the grill coming loose. If the audio system is not on, neither is the amp.
I had the same issue with mine and was able to correct it by gently striking it with the palm of my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By bdunn
My thought was guibo or center bearing, but I was...

My thought was guibo or center bearing, but I was told by the shop advisor that the universal joint was worn. The new shaft comes with a new center bearing and guibo so I figure might as well play it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By bdunn
No not bent. From what I understand the...

No not bent. From what I understand the "Universal Joint" is worn out causing play in the shaft creating the vibration I've been trying to track down. From what I understand the "U Joint" is not...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,151
Posted By bdunn
Have only used premium fuel since purchasing my...

Have only used premium fuel since purchasing my X3. Currently at 144,000 miles and just replaced spark plugs last week.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By bdunn
Drive Shaft OEM or Rebuilt?

Has anyone had any issues with using a rebuilt drive shaft? After tracing down a drivetrain vibration my Indy has told me my rear drive shaft is shot and needs replaced. Parts and labor will run...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By bdunn
Took the car to my Indy, only code was a missfire...

Took the car to my Indy, only code was a missfire on cylinder 2. They test drove it 3 times on the highway and the issue did not appear for them. I have not had the issue since, going to chalk this...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By bdunn
Ok, so I changed the plugs this morning with the...

Ok, so I changed the plugs this morning with the NKG BKR6EQUP which I've seen as a good plug to use elsewhere on this site. There is the normal engine performance improvement that would be expected...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By bdunn
No check engine lights, and everything is...

No check engine lights, and everything is original. I can't get in to my Indy until Monday to see if any codes are there, just hope I make it in!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By bdunn
Is it an O2 sensor?

I was cruising on the highway today running about 60 mph. Went to pass another car and was unable to accelerate. It was as though the harder I pushed on the accelerator the slower the car would go....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By bdunn
X3emist, you might be right! Unfortunantly not...

X3emist, you might be right! Unfortunantly not many options here.
Would you have any ideas on the vibrations I'm having?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By bdunn
I'll have to check that out but the rotors and...

I'll have to check that out but the rotors and brakes have about 30K miles on them. Would you suggest elevating the car and spinning the wheels to check for warp or is there a better way to go?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By bdunn
OK Supercourse took your advice and checked all...

OK Supercourse took your advice and checked all plastic and such. Found the snorkel that goes from behind the head light to the air filter box was missing about 70% of the foam gasket. Also found the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By bdunn
Vibration and Growl

Having some weirdness that I can't get a handle on. Recently had my oil filter housing gasket replaced as well as the CV? valve to stop an oil leak. Also had fluids changed in front and rear diff....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By bdunn
CPO should cover just about all repairs that do...

CPO should cover just about all repairs that do not involve rubber parts like hoses.
I've had the following done under CPO at no charge.
Valve cover gasket, Ignition coils, Replaced Moon Roof...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,353
Posted By bdunn
Had to have mine replaced under CPO after I had...

Had to have mine replaced under CPO after I had it for about 2 months, so that's been about 3 years ago. Since then I will check it out every month or so right before I wash the car. I have found...
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