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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-12-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By 533-3.8
Post both sites and buy a Bentley manual and read...

Post both sites and buy a Bentley manual and read it through before you have a problem. Peolple will scold you here for not having one and refer to the book even if they don't have one themselves....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By 533-3.8
The solution: Before you turn the x5 off lower...

The solution: Before you turn the x5 off lower the window and come back in 10-15 mins,stick your head inside, the sound will be gone. It only comes on when you open the door. So to the poster :(who...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-19-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By 533-3.8
How many miles and what is the maintenance...

How many miles and what is the maintenance history?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-19-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By 533-3.8
Do you have a code reader? There are cheap ones...

Do you have a code reader? There are cheap ones and then go from there(cheap) in price. Are there any dash lights
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-19-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By 533-3.8
I changed it and it is still there. The resistor...

I changed it and it is still there. The resistor goes in the duct that blows out the vents, this is not the tiny fan motor I hear. Don't be so fast to say this will fix this.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By 533-3.8
Dibble, let me know if you need advice on...

Dibble, let me know if you need advice on changing this out and definately take the time to say if this cured your problem.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,197
Posted By 533-3.8
That's what I noticed different symptoms same...

That's what I noticed different symptoms same answer, so I changed mine, someone was quick to give a solution without really hearing the problem. :mad:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,356
Posted By 533-3.8
Don't be so fast to change the final stage...

Don't be so fast to change the final stage resistor, I just changed mine and the tiny, I mean tiny fan noise is still there. This job is a pain the first time but not so the second, the part costs...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-14-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By 533-3.8
I have one coming from BAV, I will let everyone...

I have one coming from BAV, I will let everyone know if the "tiny fan" noise goes away.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,356
Posted By 533-3.8
I have same problem with the "tiny fan" sound,...

I have same problem with the "tiny fan" sound, have you fixed it?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By 533-3.8
I have the same "tiny fan" noise did you get it...

I have the same "tiny fan" noise did you get it fixed?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By 533-3.8
Header wrap by rear axle and boots?

Anybody doing this? Do the rear boots tend to dry out due to the close proximity to the exhaust pipe routing?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 503
Posted By 533-3.8
What does this plug do?

This a new vehicle for me and I found this plug off, it goes in the fan shroud.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-09-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,085
Posted By 533-3.8
Poor radio reception

What can I check on this, my area is remote but other cas I have get alot beter signals. told the th antenn is the grid in the driver's side rear window, where is the connector for this? Thanks
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By 533-3.8
Sounds like a tiny motor or fan running in console?

Even with the key off and now I go out after it sits all night and the sound is there. It is coming from the left small square vent under the heat/ac control for the driver side, any ideas?:dunno:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By 533-3.8
best place to buy a bentley manual?

is $88 the going price?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 623
Posted By 533-3.8
Front seat disassembly

I have always intended to swicth front seat covers on a number of cars side to side but never got to it before the seat leather wore through. Has anybody had the front seat out and apart? I want to...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-28-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By 533-3.8
It's the charcoal canister purge solenoid...

It's the charcoal canister purge solenoid boot/hose that is under the throttlebody. It is sort a blind fit and the hose end points towards the drivers wheel fender. I t wiil be a vaccuum leak until...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-31-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By 533-3.8
sedan (4dr) back seat removal on IX

Can't find these bolts and if it matters it has the ski pass through on the arm rest.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 08-29-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By 533-3.8
Basket weaves are bent and causing vibration

I've had them balanced and am still getting too much vibration especially compared to my " 88 which is silky smooth . Anybody know the cost per rim of truing and straightenting vs. new baskets or...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-20-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By 533-3.8
Noexceptions where did you get your windshield...

Noexceptions where did you get your windshield decal? How much?
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-20-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By 533-3.8
My left light had a layer of dirt on the inside...

My left light had a layer of dirt on the inside and it was very dark b-4 I cleaned and then I got the idea for the second light. Gently slip a fine screwdriver under the right hand side and pry it...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-20-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By 533-3.8
No pictures since I have dial up, I live in the...

No pictures since I have dial up, I live in the high sierra, open your trunk and look where the 2nd one can go. Maybe this was a $250 option no one ordered.:p
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-20-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By 533-3.8
Dual trunk lights now!!

I went to the wrecking yard and picked up two new lights for $1 each(for 2 IX's). I travel for work and many times I'm in my trunk to get my bag, boots and lunch box out of the trunk at night. The...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-01-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By 533-3.8
If you look in the Bentley manual at Page 9 of...

If you look in the Bentley manual at Page 9 of section 2, the oil vs. temp. chart 20w-50 is good down to about 18deg. F. What I do when I need a quart in the winter(low this year -25 F) I will add...
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