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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,661
Posted By angina
ok, so after a couple days, the SES light went...

ok, so after a couple days, the SES light went away! guess i just needed to wait
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,661
Posted By angina
blah.. they just told me they aren't legally...

blah.. they just told me they aren't legally allowed to clear codes... i'll have to find an ODB scan tool myself.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,661
Posted By angina
can they erase codes? Brewder: Yes, the...

can they erase codes?

Brewder: Yes, the service engine light was on when they scanned it. The light came on when I started having issues with the coilpacks a couple days ago.

Replacing the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 149,619
Posted By angina
so i actually replaced my motor with a new one...

so i actually replaced my motor with a new one after trying this fix (as it stopped working after a week). The 3 lights of death went away... so i've been driving for a month now, and I had to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,661
Posted By angina
so i went to autozone, had them look up code,...

so i went to autozone, had them look up code, found out it was the first cylinder misfiring, and replaced the coilpack. That was definitely it, as the car drove fine afterwards. However, the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,661
Posted By angina
do you know where I can go to check the code...

do you know where I can go to check the code without having to go to a dealership and pay $100 for a "diagnostic" fee?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,661
Posted By angina
so does anyone know if it is safe to turn on the...

so does anyone know if it is safe to turn on the engine with a coilpack removed? I don't know exactly which coilpack is bad, so I figured I would remove one, and turn on engine and see if the car...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,661
Posted By angina
thanks!!!

thanks!!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,509
Posted By angina
Replacing Engine CoilPacks

Does anyone have a good DIY for replacing engine coilpacks on a BMW? I performed a search but couldn't find any... Hoping its an easy fix that I can do myself..
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,661
Posted By angina
the engine "shudders" when I go above certain...

the engine "shudders" when I go above certain RPMs, and it is really bad. I am pretty certain it is the coilpacks, because I had the same issue before.

The coilpacks sell for about $50 online,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,661
Posted By angina
Replacing Coilpack

My X3 engine shudders when I accelerate, and I am 90% sure its a bad coil pack. I had the same thing happen to me a couple months ago, and it was due to the coil pack. I'm even more sure about this...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 149,619
Posted By angina
so even after I rotated the gear, I was getting...

so even after I rotated the gear, I was getting the lights inconsistently.... i ordered a brand new actuator and replaced it and now my car is fine. sucks that I had to blow $700 instead of having...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 149,619
Posted By angina
so i had my mechanic rotate the gear 180 degrees...

so i had my mechanic rotate the gear 180 degrees in the actuator. This resulted in the ABS and Brake light going away, and he confirmed the XDrive was working, but the 4x4 light didn't go away. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 149,619
Posted By angina
ugh, now my ABS and Brake lights are back....

ugh, now my ABS and Brake lights are back....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 149,619
Posted By angina
I did exactly this, and the ABS and Brake lights...

I did exactly this, and the ABS and Brake lights disappeared and the XDrive is working properly now. However, the 4X4 light is still showing up. Anyone see this happen?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,258
Posted By angina
VTG/Transfer Case Control Module issue

Hey guys, I'm throwing a code "5F3A" on my 2007 X3, and the ABS and 4x4 lights are on. I took it into a shop and they are saying its the VTG (transfer case control module box) gone bad.

Can...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,385
Posted By angina
well if my shocks cause my alignment/suspension...

well if my shocks cause my alignment/suspension to be all screwed up, don't you think sensor to ABS become affected somehow?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,385
Posted By angina
haha i actually live a couple blocks from there...

haha i actually live a couple blocks from there (2nd and south).

yea, if you know any good shops in the area let me know. I actually work around Wayne!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,385
Posted By angina
hmm.. i dont have any issues with any shuttering...

hmm.. i dont have any issues with any shuttering of the transmission. Just when I drive on a rough patch of road or a speed bump, the car bounces very rough, and almost feels mis-aligned. driving on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,385
Posted By angina
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,385
Posted By angina
ABS/Brake/4x4 Lights on!!

So some weird things have been happening to my X3 lately. I've got some bad front shocks (according to a mechanic friend, who just looked at my car quickly as helped replaced my brakes), as the car...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By angina
how can you even tell where it is leaking from????

how can you even tell where it is leaking from????
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,443
Posted By angina
thanks guys. ill check out the michelin stealth...

thanks guys. ill check out the michelin stealth blades at Costco.

Is there a certain fitment or size that I need specific to the X3? This is for the front windshield
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,443
Posted By angina
will pep boys or any old auto care shop carry...

will pep boys or any old auto care shop carry wiper blades for this car????
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By angina
Wiper Fluid Leaking?

So my X3 has been leaking wiper fluid from the fluid reserve tank, and I wanted to know if anyone else has had this happen. I will fill up the tank full with wiper fluid, and I check the bottom of...
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