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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-03-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By raaizin
transfer case question

Is the transfer case in the F25 the same as in the E 83? Have any improvements for durability been made?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-27-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By raaizin
transfer case question

Is the transfer case in the E84 the same as found in the E83. Have any changes been made.

I have an 2008 E83 that failed at 46k miles. And wondering if BMW did anything to correct this issue?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By raaizin
rear brake light replacement

Wifes 2008 X3 passenger rear brake light was out. The one on the body of the car, NOT the one on the tailgateI read the manual and did multiple searches. I even saw a video on the subject. I...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 04-01-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By raaizin
Thanks for info!

Thanks for info!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By raaizin
thanks for info!!! at 2:10 shows how to remove

thanks for info!!! at 2:10 shows how to remove
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-31-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By raaizin
driving with a failed ignition coil N52 engine

Recently I had an ignition coil fail on my wife's 2008 X3, assuming a total failure not intermitent. Is fuel shut off to the cylinder which isnt firing, or is fuel still being dumped into that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By raaizin
yep thats it, how does that sensor come out of...

yep thats it, how does that sensor come out of valve cover?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By raaizin
Cant post a pic but if you go to pic 8 in this...

Cant post a pic but if you go to pic 8 in this post it is the sensor on the valve cover. It is the sensor at the bottom of the pic
...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By raaizin
valve cover question

I have a 2008 X3 and developed a P301, which was a bad coil. By the number one cylinder there is some type of vent which has an oil residue around it and a few drops of oil have accumulated by the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,685
Posted By raaizin
Its so common that people maintain or run their...

Its so common that people maintain or run their vehicles poorly and then complain about reliability.

You are free to do as you please and I have no right to tell you what to do, but this is a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,504
Posted By raaizin
I would get the sport for the seats alone!!

I would get the sport for the seats alone!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By raaizin
I did the above but I cut 4 pieces of hard wood...

I did the above but I cut 4 pieces of hard wood to fit in the jacking pads so I wouldnt damage the pads themselves. I lifted it in the rear from that flat black steel near rear differential
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,836
Posted By raaizin
We have M-sport, and yes it is peeling.

We have M-sport, and yes it is peeling.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,325
Posted By raaizin
It COULD be possible you were going over 8mph,...

It COULD be possible you were going over 8mph, especially if car above you was still moving foward when you hit him. Then according to the graph the drivers side should have only fired. Good luck...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,572
Posted By raaizin
It looks very clean, good luck with it. I am...

It looks very clean, good luck with it. I am curious of service history especially for transmission, waterpump, transfer case, and differentials. How often was engine oil changed?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By raaizin
When it breaks where does the piece fall. Also...

When it breaks where does the piece fall. Also how many miles. My wife has a 2008 with sport pkg btw.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By raaizin
I would disagree with this. I have had 2 cars...

I would disagree with this. I have had 2 cars over 10 years old that was a dry as a bone underneath. I also had a 1971 corvette which was totally original(purchased from original owner in Texas)...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By raaizin
I honestly read it and looked at video that...

I honestly read it and looked at video that explained it. It just never clicked, which is kind of scary on my part. I guess I wasnt paying as much attention as I thought I was. Thanks again
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By raaizin
DUH!!!!!! In my defense its my wifes car.i ...

DUH!!!!!! In my defense its my wifes car.i
Thank You!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By raaizin
heat question 2008 X3

whenever we use the heat in my wifes 2008 x3 it will blow hot from the bottom and cold from the other vents. I usually just shut the vents of since it is uncomfortable. Any ideas what is causing this
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By raaizin
tire pressure front/rear question

As someone who had to replace the tranfer case on wifes 2008 X3 at about 43k miles, I have a question. I have seen it said that the front and rears must have the same diameter. My question is the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By raaizin
Wow, that looks great. Mine isn't nearly as...

Wow, that looks great. Mine isn't nearly as sophisticated, but gets the job done!!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By raaizin
I just cut a piece of wood to fit in the jack...

I just cut a piece of wood to fit in the jack pad. Then used regular jackstands. Worked for me!!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By raaizin
Green dots on oil filter housing

I just noticed 2 green dots on the oil filter housing on my wifes 2008 X3, while changing the oil. They line up when the filter housing is torqued to the correct spec. Is this done at the factory,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-02-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 548
Posted By raaizin
P1434

Today when filling up wifes car, I forgot to shut car off for a few seconds after he opened gas gap. When I started car the SE light came on. I pulled code with my scanner and it was P1434. Is this...
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