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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,202
Posted By 88keys4u
White Smoke and Oil Plug problems

DO YOU HAVE A LIST OF RECALLS ON THIS CAR....I feel like there should be a recall on the total vehicle. I had my oil changed at Tom Williams BMW of Birmingham and wanted to change the oil my self...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-06-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,773
Posted By 88keys4u
I am having trouble getting oil plug out after...

I am having trouble getting oil plug out after last oil change from the BMW....got any ideas why the plug is so damn tight...I am wondering if they even changed the oil at this point.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,762
Posted By 88keys4u
Sounds like the way my alternator problem...

Sounds like the way my alternator problem started....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-02-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By 88keys4u
Burning Oil

There are 2 oils pressure - PCV valves on each side of top of the engine that are probably shot and will cause your BMW to show false oil readings. Cost 19.95 each and take about 20 minutes to put...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,432
Posted By 88keys4u
Replaced expansion tank and cap which is located...

Replaced expansion tank and cap which is located in a terrible place over the alternator, so if and when your expansion tank goes, look out. After I realized my was shot, it may have been too late...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,202
Posted By 88keys4u
DMM Voltage was 13.5-14.2 and on the analog near...

DMM Voltage was 13.5-14.2 and on the analog near same, but had slight deflection on idle.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,202
Posted By 88keys4u
I feel like it is and intermittent FM problem...

I feel like it is and intermittent FM problem also, put in new battery in July, and then had to take to dealer for update of program to match battery. First cold snap of winter indicates battery,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By 88keys4u
BMW 2006 X5 4.4i

I have one in Alabama for sale, southern car and will take $22k or reasonable offer. New michelins and Black on Black with leather....great car and looker..108k miles and Laser scanned ding free...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,202
Posted By 88keys4u
Talking White Smoke

Are all the 2006 BMW X5's faulty with top end problems at 108K miles. Have white puffs at times when idles too long, then hard to start, but was told that oil cold have been changed to different...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,432
Posted By 88keys4u
I am receiving this now and do not know what to...

I am receiving this now and do not know what to do...think the alternator bad, only 108K on the car. Put new battery in and had to tow 60 miles because like many others, in the summer of 2012, the...
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