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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By Supercourse
I don't think warhog6g is coming back after...

I don't think warhog6g is coming back after nearly a year. He must have a MT as he talks about 6th. gear in a 2006, so transmission programming and adaptions shouldn't be a factor.

As the tach...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 48,219
Posted By Supercourse
Not sure if the E83 is the same as the E53 in...

Not sure if the E83 is the same as the E53 in this regard,

but Otto mentions at 14:05 in this video how important it is to align the center securing clip of the trim panel with its receiving tang...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 178,906
Posted By Supercourse
The fluid transfer pump to use is this one: ...

The fluid transfer pump to use is this one: http://www.wilmarcorp.com/item.aspx?iid=6173

The cap has the 2 threaded sizes built-in. Available from just under $5 to as much as $12 depending on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Supercourse
On the E83 there is only the electric cooling...

On the E83 there is only the electric cooling fan.

Normally that will only be needed to maintain engine temp. within bounds when moving slowly in traffic or AC on.

Surprised that all OP's rad...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 542
Posted By Supercourse
- check that you didn't reinstall one of the...

- check that you didn't reinstall one of the calipers with the brake hose twisted out of shape

- what was the condition of the rubber sleeves that the guide pins slide in? (BMW recommends no lube...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By Supercourse
Ah, I see ....... for the 2010 X3 Hybrid Digital...

Ah, I see ....... for the 2010 X3 Hybrid Digital (HD) radio became standard equipment, not an option - your dealer should have been aware of that.

Some confusion as to how it is implemented. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By Supercourse
If you were able to play with equalization...

If you were able to play with equalization settings (Concert Hall, etc.) you have the top-of-the-line unit. Not sure it's called HD. HiFi maybe.

What do you mean it's "completely gone" - doesn't...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Supercourse
We need swamp or Burning2nd to chime in with some...

We need swamp or Burning2nd to chime in with some professional insight.

AFAIK, if the 2.5 is specd. with a different final drive ratio to the 3.0 it means that the differential gearing is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Supercourse
I would suspect an incompatibility with the rear...

I would suspect an incompatibility with the rear diff. Don't think the shocks are the problem.

The 2004 model specs. show that all transmission ratios are identical between the 2.5 and the 3.0...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Supercourse
It's only the tensioner and idler pulleys that...

It's only the tensioner and idler pulleys that have bearings in them.

The water pump, alternator, power steering and of course crankshaft pulleys are just plastic or metal direct-drive 'wheels'...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,535
Posted By Supercourse
Dunno then. You can't even reset the trip...

Dunno then.

You can't even reset the trip meter to zero?

I would disconnect the negative terminal at the battery for a few minutes, reconnect and see what happens.

But then you would have...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,535
Posted By Supercourse
Oh, in that case you are not stuck in the hidden...

Oh, in that case you are not stuck in the hidden OBC menu.

I don't know why it is beeping at 4 mph, but assuming your correct miles to date is 51,604, I think you reset your trip meter 3.1 miles...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,535
Posted By Supercourse
Looks like you are in the "hidden menu" of the...

Looks like you are in the "hidden menu" of the OBD computer - from incorrectly pressing the buttons for trip/clock/service reset.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Supercourse
Not possible to register a new battery with the...

Not possible to register a new battery with the E83 X3.

Several possibilities that are probably mentioned in swamp's links:
- new battery is defective
- shorts trips not allowing the battery to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Supercourse
For 2004 - 2006 E83 it's ATF (Dexron III) for the...

For 2004 - 2006 E83 it's ATF (Dexron III) for the power steering.

For 2007- on it's CHF11S.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By Supercourse
I agree with tim that Toyota's reputation for...

I agree with tim that Toyota's reputation for reliability and inexpensive parts can be overdone, and should always be taken in context.

Let's put aside the issue of how well an owner looks after...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Supercourse
Close, it's below there. That latch for the...

Close, it's below there.

That latch for the removable floor panel rests on a raised strip of plastic. You have to put your index finger under that strip and find a cutout in the metal.
It's just...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Supercourse
Yes, that's the easiest solution. The...

Yes, that's the easiest solution.

The mechanical over-ride for the electric release is very hard to locate. See pics. in my link here:...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,556
Posted By Supercourse
That would be consistent with your getting...

That would be consistent with your getting occasional smoke under the hood on the passenger side.

A leaking VCG won't usually trigger a P0171 and P0174 code, but it's not unknown if the normal...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,556
Posted By Supercourse
The snorkel over the rad is easily removed after...

The snorkel over the rad is easily removed after taking out a few little torx screws. (A bit harder fitting it back together with the friction fit into the air filter box.)

No need to detach that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By Supercourse
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Supercourse
Yes. Good question. The term expansion tank is...

Yes. Good question. The term expansion tank is normally used to indicate the tank is part of the pressurized system, and it has the pressure relief cap instead of it being at the radiator.

For...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 178,906
Posted By Supercourse
Although just about any hydraulic fluid might...

Although just about any hydraulic fluid might appear to work just fine, I'm not sure that the xDrive interventions will be happy long-term working with that oil in the transfer case.

It is a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 39,243
Posted By Supercourse
That's sounds more like it. Couldn't have...

That's sounds more like it. Couldn't have expected much for $140 - definitely not a pan drop for that.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 39,243
Posted By Supercourse
Redline says it's a suitable replacement for the...

Redline says it's a suitable replacement for the Texaco ETL7045 factory fill.

I think that is different from saying that it is compatible with or very similar to the Texaco fluid.

The question...
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