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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By mgcorrei82
Thanks for the support guys. Its been a week and...

Thanks for the support guys. Its been a week and a half and no oil leaks to speak of, my engine block and driveway are oil free! I used a Elring Kliner gasket from pelican parts, OEM. Coolant...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By mgcorrei82
Good thinking, crap I should have put a straight...

Good thinking, crap I should have put a straight edge on it. We'll see...haven't found any new oil puddles yet fingers crossed.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By mgcorrei82
Hey fellas, so I swapped out all those parts this...

Hey fellas, so I swapped out all those parts this weekend. Surprisingly the old oil filter housing gasket was completely intact and not brittle at all. I pulled it out of the housing in once piece,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By mgcorrei82
I appreciate the clarification. Yes I know that...

I appreciate the clarification. Yes I know that is power steering fluid. It is very misleading that the reservoir says ATF on it. Supposedly the transmission is lubed "for life" whatever that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By mgcorrei82
Really? I heard oil can gather around the bottom...

Really? I heard oil can gather around the bottom edge of the manifold. No check engine lights....yet! thanks
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By mgcorrei82
Also what pulleys should I replace? Idler &...

Also what pulleys should I replace? Idler & tensioner ?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By mgcorrei82
Thanks jma1992 for the continued help with this. ...

Thanks jma1992 for the continued help with this. I think it was the oil filter housing gasket after all, I pulled the ATF fluid housing out of the way this time and found a fresh oil puddle where it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By mgcorrei82
Screw it i ordered an oil filter housing gasket. ...

Screw it i ordered an oil filter housing gasket. We'll see what that does, might as well since i'll already be balls deep in the engine. What i should have asked was what other oil related gaskets...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By mgcorrei82
I had to change the oil filter housing gasket on...

I had to change the oil filter housing gasket on my old X5 when the oil was pooling on that waffle section of the to block. The pic of the waffle section on this x3 is the second to last. There...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By mgcorrei82
BMW X3 oil and coolant leak help

I have a 2005 x3 with 140k miles. I've only owned the car for about 10k miles or about 1 year now and its been good to me, I haven't had to do anything to it.

However, I've noticed the coolant...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By mgcorrei82
Yeah I see those on Amazon now, wow only $10...

Yeah I see those on Amazon now, wow only $10 each! Have yours held up well?

I was thinking those motors were going to break the wallet, you never know with these random bmw parts..haha.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By mgcorrei82
windshield washer broken

Hi I have a 2005 bmw x3 with 138k miles. The windshield washer has stopped working and I was looking for some repair advice. The fuse is still good (checked the one in the glove box), its not like...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By mgcorrei82
success, yes a blown fuse and about .21 in my...

success, yes a blown fuse and about .21 in my rear cig lighter thanks everyone, works great now.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By mgcorrei82
I'm about to, did a little research, seems to be...

I'm about to, did a little research, seems to be fuse 47 that gives the problems or my lighter is full of gunk, we'll see.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By mgcorrei82
x3 2005 cigarette lighter/charger stopped working

Hi guys, I have a 2005 x3 4.0L with 130k miles. The cigarette lighter/charger recently stopped working. This includes both lighters in the rear of the center console and the one just in front of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By mgcorrei82
http://www.bavauto.com/fland.asp?part=82%2011%200%...

http://www.bavauto.com/fland.asp?part=82%2011%200%20149%20389&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cse&utm_term=82110149389-M3CONVERTIBLE-2003-147906&gclid=Cj0KEQjwgoKqBRDt_IfLr8y1iMUBEiQA8Ua7XaIDyeR5XrR_T7yG...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By mgcorrei82
Dang! I have 10 speakers. This looks complicated,...

Dang! I have 10 speakers. This looks complicated, I wonder if replacing the receiver is even worth doing anymore or if its easier to just modify the existing business CD unit. I just want to be able...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By mgcorrei82
BMW x3 after market stereo reciever install

Hi guys, I have a 2005 BMW x3 4.0L. I want to buy a basic single din stereo reciever with a usb/aux from Crutchfield to replace the old BMW Business CD unit. I like these guys because they will...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By mgcorrei82
Yes!!! thank you Jma! after I pull that speaker...

Yes!!! thank you Jma! after I pull that speaker out Im going to tape it to a bottle rocket.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By mgcorrei82
how did you do it?

how did you do it?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By mgcorrei82
Seatbelt sensor broken

Hi guys I have an 2005 x3, 3.0 L with 140k miles. The seatbelt sensors on this car are so annoying, in general I cant throw a beach towel on my seat without the seatbelt sensor going off. But the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By mgcorrei82
Thanks guys, im gonna take a closer look at the...

Thanks guys, im gonna take a closer look at the expansion tank in the morning when the sun is out and can get a good look for those white stains. I'll try cleaning it up, im quite aware how those...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By mgcorrei82
x3 coolant low

Hi i have a 2005 3.0L x3 with 133k miles on it. I have a slight problem with retaining coolant in my car i want to sort out before it becoms a BIG problem.

As you all know the measuring stick...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By mgcorrei82
worked like a charm! the illuminated instrument...

worked like a charm! the illuminated instrument cluster had me questioning the battery but all is well. thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By mgcorrei82
Thanks pal, could it be a low battery even though...

Thanks pal, could it be a low battery even though the power locks work and the dash lights up? Maybe there is just enough juice left in the battery to power these things, but not enough to start the...
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