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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By ronzoni89
The replacement internals come with a replacement...

The replacement internals come with a replacement transponder chip, there has to be a method to resinc this to the vehicle or there wouldn't be any replacing keys...?? Perhaps this is the part that...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By ronzoni89
I replaced the "guts" of my two keys with the...

I replaced the "guts" of my two keys with the replacements to avoid the cost of recutting the hard part of the key. They programmed OK, door locks activated after the process each time. The keys...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-03-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By ronzoni89
Mine was actually doing this after it was...

Mine was actually doing this after it was completely rebuilt.... Turns out the supplier of the rebuild components got ahold of a bad batch of shift solenoids! The new shift solenoids all were...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-14-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,014
Posted By ronzoni89
No I don't, chucked mine out too....

No I don't, chucked mine out too....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,014
Posted By ronzoni89
They looked the same to me... Stamped metal...

They looked the same to me... Stamped metal halves welded together in the middle... I had the truck 4 wheel aligned when I was done and everything seems cool.... Goes straight down the road....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,014
Posted By ronzoni89
I changed out the rear upper control arms on my...

I changed out the rear upper control arms on my 2001 3.0i X5, it really helped the negative camber (tires in at the top) issue and the excessive tire wear. I'm a DIY guy, wasn't the end of the world...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By ronzoni89
Your symptoms are eerily similar to mine, I'll be...

Your symptoms are eerily similar to mine, I'll be watching for any responses in this thread, and adding any input or results that I can.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By ronzoni89
Front Lower control arms and rear upper control arms

My X5 is a 2001, 3.0i, I have replaced the front lower control arms and the rear upper contol arms due to really bad tire wear. The truck has only 142,000 miles on it, and I changed the front lowers...
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