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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By YBBB
Smile Replaced dead battery with brand new BMW...

Replaced dead battery with brand new BMW battery($200 from Morristown(NJ) BMW, buying 8 cases of Motor oil to use $50 off $250 coupon, so battery roughly cost $160), and the car started instantly. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By YBBB
Red face Thanks, I will try to use jump-starter, if not...

Thanks, I will try to use jump-starter, if not working then replace the battery(at least 4 years old) and if still not working, then check starter connection, etc. Will update later.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By YBBB
Help! Parking for a 2 wks trip, X3 wont crank.

I parked the 2004 X3 for a 2 weeks trip, it wont start now, tried jumpstart, with another truck, only got click sounds, no crank, with 'disabled' displayed in the radio freq. LCD display, and the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By YBBB
Thanks, Yes, I plan to replace battery if the...

Thanks, Yes, I plan to replace battery if the battery is bad, but just not sure yet.

And the $tealer said the gasket need to be replaced as the motor oil could be seem on the top of the engine...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By YBBB
Engine gasket replacement?

X3 not driven for 7 days, Battery died.

$tealer checked and said battery dead, need replacement: parts $200, labor $160.

And engine is leaking motor oil, gasket on the first layer need to be...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,407
Posted By YBBB
Bought Pirellis Scorpion tire from tirerack...

Bought Pirellis Scorpion tire from tirerack before, the problem is local installation scratch my wheels, with installation fee and no road hazard warranty and all the hassles, the second time I need...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 62,777
Posted By YBBB
Thumbs up Thanks a bunch! :thumbup: PS, gas mileage is...

Thanks a bunch! :thumbup:

PS, gas mileage is about 19 mpg , 70% highway, maybe I need to make tire pressure higher, did not check it for last 6 months or so.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 62,777
Posted By YBBB
2004 X3, 3.0i 89K. :thumbup: Anyone has...

2004 X3, 3.0i 89K.
:thumbup:

Anyone has any idea when to replace transmission fluid and trasfer case fluid? Thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,404
Posted By YBBB
2004 X3, 3.0i, 89K. :thumbup:

2004 X3, 3.0i, 89K. :thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,515
Posted By YBBB
My 2004 X3 does that too, and I have brought it...

My 2004 X3 does that too, and I have brought it to local dealer several times for this problem, does not really help. Eventually, I found out the remedy in my case is just give a little bit of gas,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,444
Posted By YBBB
Thanks, Winter surely is a reason. The other...

Thanks, Winter surely is a reason. The other reason I am actually suspecting was the gas station I went to: it has few customers for the super grade gas, so it has been used rarely, and sometime, it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,444
Posted By YBBB
Mine is 2004 X3 3.0i, and I have noticed the MPG...

Mine is 2004 X3 3.0i, and I have noticed the MPG dropped from 20-21 MIXED to recently 2 months of 18mpg mixed, dealer consultant said it is because of the winter additives in the gas, I have never...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,130
Posted By YBBB
I lock 2 bikes inside the X3 with the rack I...

I lock 2 bikes inside the X3 with the rack I made, only fold a bigger half of the back seat, so I can carry 2 passengers. And in your situation, I think you also put the rest 2 bikes on the roof. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,429
Posted By YBBB
04 3.0I, Tire pressure 37PSI for all 4 wheels,...

04 3.0I, Tire pressure 37PSI for all 4 wheels, 18.5 local, 24 freeway, 21.5 combined.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-23-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 319,207
Posted By YBBB
It works, Thanks, Tom!!! Basically, there are...

It works, Thanks, Tom!!!
Basically, there are two 12 pin connectors behind the HU, and two 6 pin connectors under the center console, and one of the combination works, though it is not the most...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-22-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 319,207
Posted By YBBB
The connection in the rear right trunk area has...

The connection in the rear right trunk area has coaxial along with 3-pin and 6-pin connectors, while the connection in the center console only has one 3-pin and two 6-pins connectors(one of the them...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-21-2008, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 319,207
Posted By YBBB
It is 01APR04. Thanks. OMG, just realize it is...

It is 01APR04. Thanks.
OMG, just realize it is April fool's day... :cry:
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-20-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 319,207
Posted By YBBB
No audio problem when plugged into center console connections

I might be asking a question that has already been answered here, if so, sorry, please point me to the link.

I installed DICE using left rear trunk connection in my 2004 X3 with SAT prep,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,284
Posted By YBBB
You may want to use dice kit. I have a 2004 X3,...

You may want to use dice kit. I have a 2004 X3, and with little work, dice works perfectly in my car.

You can find them here:...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 11-21-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 63,836
Posted By YBBB
Thanks, Tom! I went to the website, and just did...

Thanks, Tom! I went to the website, and just did not see any X3 specific tutorials... Do you happen to know if there are any video illustration for how to install this in X3?

Thanks.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 11-20-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 63,836
Posted By YBBB
Very nice MOD. Does anyone have try this: ...

Very nice MOD.

Does anyone have try this:
http://www.bavariansoundwerks.com/product/519/282/DICE-iPod-Integration-Kit-for-BMW-X3-04---E83-/
It can display TEXT from the iPOD.

Maybe it is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,157
Posted By YBBB
Thanks, you are right, when I place it under the...

Thanks, you are right, when I place it under the cover, it still get the signal even it did not see much of sky....Very good receptions.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,313
Posted By YBBB
Thanks, I did read the report before I bought it...

Thanks, I did read the report before I bought it and it looks all regular, no special service.
And this time after rain, I did not see any water, I wish it might be the detail or car washing guy...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,313
Posted By YBBB
Thanks for your suggestion and sharing the...

Thanks for your suggestion and sharing the information. I will watch out closely for each of the X3 'wet' experience.

When I first saw a X3 in NY auto show, I was puzzle by BMW putting the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,157
Posted By YBBB
With this setting, do you think the satellite...

With this setting, do you think the satellite signal for GPS would be weaker and locating the satellite would take longer?

Could you post the result to see if it works the same as it directly...
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