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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-19-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By silverback707
X5 Suspension problem

:mad:My 2002 X5 keeps showing the fault 'SELF LEVEL SUSP. INACTIVE' On one occasion I got up to find that the car had pumped the rear suspension up to its highest level with the wheel arches about 14...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-11-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By silverback707
Most probably the FSR. Also known as the...

Most probably the FSR. Also known as the 'hedgehog'. Relatively easy to fit. Got new one for about 30.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-11-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By silverback707
Smile Rear hatch wont shut.

Had the very same problem with mine. Most probably its the solenoid that is the cause. Need new lock assembly complete, or second hand. Pretty easy to fit, but the rear wiper motor has to be removed...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By silverback707
Hi Damien. Have just got a gearbox for my X5....

Hi Damien. Have just got a gearbox for my X5. From Gearbox-man in Yorkshire. A very helpful chap Paul Mathers. Recon box was 1275 with torque converter. I also paid 285 surcharge as I am unable...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By silverback707
Gearbox Problem

:cry: Have done an oil change and filter change. Seemed to have nailed it at first but after some four weeks of use the symptoms are slowly returning, so I think no other choice but recon box needed.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By silverback707
Thanks for input and prompt response my friend. ...

Thanks for input and prompt response my friend. I'm hoping it's not going to need that just now. Going to drain oil out and inspect for contamination etc. Putting it back on diagnostics later with...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By silverback707
Gear box problem

:mad: Gettin more and more frustrated with my X5. Seems that the gearbox is running rough , making it seem it can't decide what gear to be in. Appears to be at it's worse when 'coasting' between 40...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-08-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By silverback707
Unhappy Rear Tailgate Lock

:( Started having problems with rear tailgate activating itself and setting alarm off, also when driving along. Bit worrying as have dogs in the rear and they could push gate up. Any ideas to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-31-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,560
Posted By silverback707
Locked Out !!

I had similar problem with front passenger door unable to open from inside or out. This was caused initially by my son pulling on exterior handle as I activated the central locking. I fixed mine by...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By silverback707
Heater blower

Thanks for that. Hopefully it is the "hedgehog".
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-26-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By silverback707
Heater Blower stopped working!

:mad: The heater blower on my E53 2002 X5 has suddenly stopped working> Heater still works though. AM TOLD IT'S A MAJOR STRIP DOWN IF IT'S THE ACTUAL BLOWER THAT'S GONE!! Anyone else had similar...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,215
Posted By silverback707
Yes it is possible, but it is illegal and...

Yes it is possible, but it is illegal and dangerous to watch Tv on the move !!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 991
Posted By silverback707
Smile Unable to open passenger door x5

Hi Had an experience of when my son tried pulling on door handle as I was activating central locking, resulting in being unable to open door from outside or inside. Having read many stories of this...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-31-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 688
Posted By silverback707
Smile X5 Door lock problems

Hi. Had a problem with front passenger door in that after my Son tried opening the door as I activated the central locking button on console. Result was unable to open door from inside or outside. ...
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