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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By DBU
Both of those hypotheses could turn out to be...

Both of those hypotheses could turn out to be 'the one.' Battery is coming up on three years so a tad early for that being an issue. Drove the car some more tonight and no lights came on. I am...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By DBU
Yellow Brake and 4x4 Lights - Fixed

2007 X3.0 SI - 95K on the clock but only abt 12,000 since transfer box replaced under extended warranty.
Yellow brake and 4x4 light came on. Car drove it's usual great - nothing unusual. Tires still...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By DBU
Exactly. Any audio-knowledgeable folks out...

Exactly.

Any audio-knowledgeable folks out there that can get these woofers going for us?

I did losen the speaker cover enough to physically see the speakers alright. But it looks like we have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By DBU
If the car is 'new' to you, perhaps it was coded...

If the car is 'new' to you, perhaps it was coded for the headlights to stay on all the time :dunno:
Green dot indicator light on switch tells you that the headlights are on - nothing to do with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By DBU
Same question on my 2007 530I. The sound system...

Same question on my 2007 530I. The sound system in my wife's 2007 X3 (E83) is soo much better, so I too checked for sound from the under-seat speakers: Nothing :thumbdwn:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By DBU
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By DBU
My wife picked one up at Marshalls. She...

My wife picked one up at Marshalls. She occasionally ferries a friend's dog around. This one is not BMW specific but it attaches nicely to the four headrests. Anyway, made by "Aussie Naturals"...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By DBU
To establish where noise is coming from, apply...

To establish where noise is coming from, apply duct tape all around the edges of your closed sunroof and go for a spin. Any difference in the noise level? If yes, look no further. If no, well - you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By DBU
To both posters: Take a close look at your...

To both posters: Take a close look at your sunroof and its allignment with the roof panel. I had excessive noise from the sunroof (big increase in noise when I opened the manual shade). For years I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By DBU
If the battery is the original, look no further;...

If the battery is the original, look no further; replace battery and don't overlook having it "registered" in your car's computer. Coming to think of it, PERHAPS that isn't required for an '04. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 567
Posted By DBU
Completely normal behavior.

Completely normal behavior.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 06-20-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By DBU
Anyone needing side mirrors, I have both left and...

Anyone needing side mirrors, I have both left and right mirror glass for sale. PM me.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,726
Posted By DBU
Thanks for the reply and your time. Do you have...

Thanks for the reply and your time.
Do you have active steering and/or roll stabilization?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,726
Posted By DBU
Thanks, but I do not have 'Active Roll...

Thanks, but I do not have 'Active Roll Stabilization' which was part of the 'Sports Package' as far as I remember.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,726
Posted By DBU
Power Steering Fluid - ATF or CHF?

The Bentley manual warns us not to mix the two types of power steering fluid. And it sounds like the car could have been built with either type. The circular green label on my PS reservoir fell off...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By DBU
Wind noise and water tightness are too different...

Wind noise and water tightness are too different and unrelated things.

For the wind noise, I have had good luck with applying a strip of black athletic tape on top of the seal on the window. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By DBU
I had my driver's side strut replaced under the...

I had my driver's side strut replaced under the CPO warranty. It failed at abt 85,000 miles.. Clear oil by left front wheel on garage floor. Some folks have reported that their CPO warranty did...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,421
Posted By DBU
"One qt of oil every 2,000 miles" sounds...

"One qt of oil every 2,000 miles" sounds excessive to me. My 2007 530 has 61k miles on it and I have yet to add any oil to it between changes. I do change the oil every 7,500 miles or so. Your...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By DBU
The boot-up process starts when you unlock the...

The boot-up process starts when you unlock the vehicle, or if the vehicle is already unlocked, it starts when you open a door. The different behaviors you describe sounds like the difference between...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,637
Posted By DBU
Thank you for responding. I am "mechanicaly...

Thank you for responding.

I am "mechanicaly handy" but not so much when it comes to sound systems. Three questions:
1) Could I add this DSP amp in the trunk and get some real benefit out of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By DBU
Original post said "no pulling and tire wear is...

Original post said "no pulling and tire wear is even" so why mess with it? It isn't going to get better and it COULD get worse...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By DBU
The tranny will "re-learn" your sedate driving...

The tranny will "re-learn" your sedate driving habits again and after a couple of weeks the car may feel a bit sluggish again. Just do the tranny reset again and you will be good for a while.

Not...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By DBU
In a word: No.

In a word: No.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,405
Posted By DBU
Looks like you are a few months ahead of me -...

Looks like you are a few months ahead of me - thinking about copying what you just did. Did you change the tire size or stay with 225/50R17?

How many miles did the Goodyears give you? Mine just...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By DBU
Why not order it on-line? Abt 35 bucks at...

Why not order it on-line? Abt 35 bucks at http://www.bavauto.com/shop.asp
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