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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-18-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By bimmerworld
Thanks, QSilver7! You are right, that was...

Thanks, QSilver7!

You are right, that was the A/C refrigerant valve. I don't think I lost too much R-134A, but I will probably top it off in the summer. Do you know if that is the high pressure...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By bimmerworld
My bad, you are right. My multimeter was on the...

My bad, you are right. My multimeter was on the amp side, rather than the volt side. Measured battery without sparks now :-) Thanks for the input!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By bimmerworld
X5 Radiator nozzle?

Does anybody know what this is in the picture attached? The picture is taken from the front of the passenger side. This nozzle-like thing is attached to the radiator and when pushed (under the cap)...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-14-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By bimmerworld
Good point.

Good point.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,210
Posted By bimmerworld
I have still the same old battery. There are no...

I have still the same old battery. There are no red lights with the old one. I will check the voltage and see how soon I should change it. Will let you know if I have any problems after replacement.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By bimmerworld
Where to measure battery voltage on X5?

Seems like an odd question but where should I use my multimeter when measuring the voltage of my battery? I tried the jumper locations under the hood and was about to fry my multimeter. I got a spark...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By bimmerworld
How about this? ...

How about this?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/330767438419?redirect=mobile

It will tell you the errors themselves, not the codes.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,991
Posted By bimmerworld
Related to this topic, what are some symptoms...

Related to this topic, what are some symptoms that it is time to flush transmission oil and change the filter? I have experienced the same kick, and I think flushing tranny oil is the least expensive...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,210
Posted By bimmerworld
I have E53 (2005 X5) and my dealer told me over...

I have E53 (2005 X5) and my dealer told me over the phone that they need to register it after installing a new battery. Haven't done it yet, but will do soon.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By bimmerworld
If you were able to make ~100K with the original...

If you were able to make ~100K with the original battery it is time to change it. Mine has 58K and I just had my first jump start last week. I think I will do the same. The dealer quoted me $210 for...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-14-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By bimmerworld
Sounds like a plan :-)

Sounds like a plan :-)
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-14-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By bimmerworld
Looks like a spark plug issue to me, like a...

Looks like a spark plug issue to me, like a misfire?
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-14-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By bimmerworld
Hello!

Hello world! Just registered. I have 2005 X5 4.4i sport package. Plan to use this forum to ask/answer questions. Nice forum!
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