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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By brewder
What year is the car? If it's newer than a 2009,...

What year is the car? If it's newer than a 2009, it may not be the battery... but if it's an older model, It could be exactly the problem.... Since it didn't start until it was jumped, I'm leaning...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By brewder
Well that wasn't very helpful! :confused: ...

Well that wasn't very helpful! :confused:

The P2610 could mean a problem with your ECU requiring re-programming by the dealer... But first, what year is your ride and how many miles/kilometers...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-18-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By brewder
This sounds like an excellent opportunity for a...

This sounds like an excellent opportunity for a new DIY write-up! :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By brewder
Yikes.... I wonder if your Dealer is trying to...

Yikes.... I wonder if your Dealer is trying to rake you over the coals... Have you pulled any of the codes yourself or taken it to a trusted independent mechanic?

I have a 2007 328xi Coupe as...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By brewder
Front Damper DIY?

Has anyone ever replaced the front dampers on their E83? Easy job? Any DIY's out there for it?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By brewder
Could you share that LCD DIY link please? Mine...

Could you share that LCD DIY link please? Mine is killing me! And fwiiw, I have 134k on the clock on my way to 200+k myself! :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By brewder
Dunno how old your battery is, but it could be on...

Dunno how old your battery is, but it could be on the fritz...:dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-25-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 619
Posted By brewder
Hi Bethany - I live just down from you in Coplay!...

Hi Bethany - I live just down from you in Coplay! I have both a 328xi and a X3... And I can say, both are tanks with proper snow tires... Even with a good set of all season tires, they are great...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By brewder
Water Control Valve

I need to either clean or replace the water control valve in my wife's 2008 X3. Has anyone ever done this before?

I assume I'll need to clamp off the input hoses so as not to have all the coolant...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By brewder
Yep!!.... next big one i'm contemplating is the...

Yep!!.... next big one i'm contemplating is the valve cover gasket.. I can tell mine leaks a bit, but wow does that DIY look involved....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By brewder
wow... that was easy. DIY Serpentine

So today for PM fun, I decided to replace the serpentine belt on my 328xi (N52). For someone who only ever changes oil, this was my first "significant" DIY... I think it took me less than 30...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 944
Posted By brewder
Gotta love our PA roads! They're killing us! ...

Gotta love our PA roads! They're killing us! :mad:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By brewder
Does anyone know if the exact HCV used in the...

Does anyone know if the exact HCV used in the 2008 X3 is repairable like show in the video above?? Or must it simply be replaced?

I'm looking for any feedback on the specific version used in the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By brewder
E83 Heater Control Valve DIY??

Does anyone have a DIY link to replace the Heater Control Valve in the E83? :dunno:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By brewder
LOL.. I typically would have had my indy dealer...

LOL.. I typically would have had my indy dealer do the replacement with OEM parts I would have obtained from bavauto.com, but I had the car at the dealership for Inspection/Emission...

(2)...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By brewder
Blasted Coil Springs!

Brought the X3 in for PA State inspection today..... and was informed of the dreaded rear coil springs both being broken..91k on the clock... last month I had all 4 shocks in my 328xi replaced! ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,359
Posted By brewder
Did you put it in a X3? I assume a perfect fit??

Did you put it in a X3? I assume a perfect fit??
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,359
Posted By brewder
It may turn out to be best for me to pick-up a...

It may turn out to be best for me to pick-up a battery today at the local AutoZone to keep life simple.

I have it narrowed down to one of these:

Duralast Platinum
H8-AGM

Gold Duralast...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By brewder
My wife has a 2008 X3 as well... She has 91k...

My wife has a 2008 X3 as well... She has 91k miles on it and luckily haven't experienced this issue... However, I know these cars are very sensitive to electrical issue. If you still run the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-09-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,704
Posted By brewder
2007 328xi.... 132k miles on the clock. Minor...

2007 328xi.... 132k miles on the clock. Minor wear/tear maintenance. When people see it, they think it's still new.... there's a lot to be said about PM and elbow grease! :thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By brewder
After reading all of this.....I've come to the...

After reading all of this.....I've come to the conclusion.......... There will be some cold butts in her car this winter!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By brewder
Seat Heaters on the fritz?

My wife's 2008 E83 is having some issues with the seat heaters. The driver side will sometimes turn off a few seconds after it's turned on... I'll have to press the button a few times to get it to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-23-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By brewder
This is EXACTLY what I'm talking about. Maybe...

This is EXACTLY what I'm talking about. Maybe I'll remove the bolts over the summer and load them up with some Loctite and see what happens.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-23-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By brewder
LOL... The seats just started doing this within...

LOL... The seats just started doing this within the last year... in BOTH cars... one i'm not a primary driver... My weight is a good 250, but my wife and son and are much much less so i'm leaning...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-23-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By brewder
Loose Seats?

We have two Bimmers that are actually very similar when it comes to their components... The 2007 E92 328xi and the 2008 E83 X3. Recently, all four front seats (both in each car) have developed what...
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