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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By ncord
I traded it in Sept for a 2017 Kia Sorento...

I traded it in Sept for a 2017 Kia Sorento SX.Could not handle all the problems any longer.
As much as I enjoyed driving the X3,it wasn`t worth all the continuous faults.BMW needs to clean up there...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By ncord
No more X3

Well, finally bit the bullet and traded the X3 for a 2017 Kia Sorento SX. As much as I enjoyed driving the X3,I couldn`t handle all the repairs and unusual gremlins that came with it.
Luckily with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,612
Posted By ncord
Any suggestions out there??????

Any suggestions out there??????
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2016, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By ncord
Could be one or more of your belt pulies or...

Could be one or more of your belt pulies or tensioner`s.Ihad to replace a couple of mine at about 90k
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,612
Posted By ncord
Yes,forward and reverse at low speed when turning...

Yes,forward and reverse at low speed when turning into driveway or parking.When I go straight at higher speed it is fine.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,612
Posted By ncord
The car is being traded in ,just trying to get...

The car is being traded in ,just trying to get the lites out so the dealer doesn`t see them:dunno:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,612
Posted By ncord
Any ideas out there????

Any ideas out there????
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,612
Posted By ncord
I have the same problem since I replaced gear....

I have the same problem since I replaced gear. Lites came back on but no noise from transfer case .Wheels seem to lock at slow speed when turning into driveway etc.
I am trading the car in tomorrow...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By ncord
My lites went out for three more days and car ran...

My lites went out for three more days and car ran good for 200 mi.Now the lites are back on and when I turn the wheel at slow speeds,it feels like the wheels are locking up.I disconnected the plug on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2016, 01:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,583
Posted By ncord
First off I would change all the fluids. Transfer...

First off I would change all the fluids. Transfer case,front and rear differentials and anti freeze.
Be sure to use BMW transfer case oil only.At that mileage I replaced my thermostat and water pump...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By ncord
Went for a drive last nite,and all was good....

Went for a drive last nite,and all was good. Suddenly lites come on again.Turned car off and when I tried to restart it wouid not start.Waited a few minutes and it finally started.
When it did...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By ncord
What signs did you have that the steering sensor...

What signs did you have that the steering sensor was bad. Were you able to do it yourself?
If so how much and how hard to change???My lites just came back on again and seemed to be in LIMP MODE when...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By ncord
Well after 3 days of trouble free driving,my 3...

Well after 3 days of trouble free driving,my 3 lites come on again.I drove about 10 miles around town ,stopping and starting but lites stayed on.Then I turned the ignition on and off a few times and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By ncord
Checked for codes,but none showing .Cleared...

Checked for codes,but none showing .Cleared anyway and no lites on right now .Put meter on battery,and everything good.Battery reading 12.5 with engine off & 14.2v when running. Took buggy for good...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By ncord
Teeth worn off on one sideof the old gear.But I...

Teeth worn off on one sideof the old gear.But I spoke to soon earlier. Drove about 20 mi.this AM and all was good.
Drove again just now and ABS,Brake & 4x4 lites came on,and then went off.This...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By ncord
Installed new gear and all the lites are...

Installed new gear and all the lites are gone.Took longer than expected to get servomotor out.My female torx sockets were too long so had to fight with a couple of bolts.Need short sockets for sure.I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By ncord
If I disconnect the plug to the transfer...

If I disconnect the plug to the transfer case,will it do any harm to drive the car around town a bit until my gear arrives.I`m stranded and wanted to avoid renting a car if I can.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By ncord
I`m at 118k miles .Mostly highway miles in good...

I`m at 118k miles .Mostly highway miles in good weather.Transfer case oil has been changed on a regular basis.I would say change it before 100k mi.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By ncord
I just ordered one from Amazon.ca..My problem is...

I just ordered one from Amazon.ca..My problem is I only have one car so was going to rotate
gear till new one arrived. I hope this is the problem.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,387
Posted By ncord
Triad of Lights

Just got tri-ad of lites...BRAKE,ABS,& 4x4.Car ran fine until I tried reverse and then went into Limp Mode.Drove ok in forward gears. Is this the gear in the transfer case that people talk about? Can...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By ncord
Another example of BMW " Superior Engineering...

Another example of BMW " Superior Engineering "along with there sun roof parts that can`t be exposed to SUN:mad::thumbdwn:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By ncord
I have the same problem.One of the PLASTIC parts...

I have the same problem.One of the PLASTIC parts inside has broke.You can close it by pushing the slider like piece on the track of the raised portion near the back of the glass.I use a long...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By ncord
I have the same problem.One of the PLASTIC parts...

I have the same problem.One of the PLASTIC parts inside has broke.You can close it by pushing the slider like piece on the track of the raised portion near the back of the glass.I use a long...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By ncord
I just removed the casing on my passenger side...

I just removed the casing on my passenger side mirror and found a extra wire that wasn`t connected to anything. I`m assuming this is for the folding mirror feature? My mirror has stopped working...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2016, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,438
Posted By ncord
I replaced both springs on my 06 X3 last year.The...

I replaced both springs on my 06 X3 last year.The scissor worked fairly good,but if you undo
the shock at the bottom a long pry bar will help you get the spring in & out.I hope you are doing both...
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