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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By BigShark
My car recently did the same thing. It was...

My car recently did the same thing. It was rough at idle also. I feel your coolant level is one thing, just top it off a bit and you'll be fine. I replaced by Valve Cover Gasket aabout a year...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,311
Posted By BigShark
Thanks Nikasp, How do I check to see if this...

Thanks Nikasp,

How do I check to see if this is the light that is out. Do I but on the Fog Lights switch and see if the bulb is burned out, or do I have to tear into the large plastic cover that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,311
Posted By BigShark
Thank you all for the notes on this. I am having...

Thank you all for the notes on this. I am having the same issue. My "dead bulb" warning light came on. BUT, jsut before it came on my car was idleing a little rough. It has done this before,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,479
Posted By BigShark
I have tried a hose clamp but nothing is small...

I have tried a hose clamp but nothing is small enough to go around it. I have tried teflon tape around the "nipple" of the pump to give it some bulk. I have tried hot glue (which I chose as it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,479
Posted By BigShark
So I have a question. I've changed all three...

So I have a question. I've changed all three pumps and the work great. My problem is the end on the fluid line, which connects to the pump is worn out. It will not make a strong, solid seal with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,615
Posted By BigShark
I had a shop owner say that if I am going to do...

I had a shop owner say that if I am going to do it have the computer reset as it will only then calibrate to the new viscosity of the fluids. Is he full of *rap?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,783
Posted By BigShark
Super course explained to me like this. ...

Super course explained to me like this.

"The other OBC functions are protected by another fuse (No. 6 or something) which is almost certainly O.K.

Different fuses to protect things that are...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,615
Posted By BigShark
Shop advised AGAINST transmission fluid change

Doing course of maint on the 2007 x3, 68k miles. Got new brakes Monday, new battery Wend, new tires tomorrow and transfer case and diff fluids changed Tuesday.

I asked the shop manager about a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By BigShark
Super course is the man! Blown fuse. Replaced...

Super course is the man! Blown fuse. Replaced in 2 mins and working great. Thanks for your help!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-12-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,783
Posted By BigShark
Confirmed. It was a blown fuse. One of the...

Confirmed. It was a blown fuse. One of the ones assigned to the OBC or was it the ODC. Fuse 42 on my x3
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By BigShark
Codog: Just to share with everyone, I did get...

Codog: Just to share with everyone, I did get the H8 Dualast Platinum with the AGL (gel acid, not liquid). It was about $150.

Now i need to dive in and fix this fuse issue..... Whew.... I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By BigShark
I changed the battery and now my trip meter and...

I changed the battery and now my trip meter and time will not stay set. Just like this:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-301752.html

Can anyone confirm this is a blown fuse?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,783
Posted By BigShark
This exact thing happened to me today. Did we...

This exact thing happened to me today. Did we confirm this was a blown fuse? Any chance we know which one?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,284
Posted By BigShark
Today I went to autozone and they tested the...

Today I went to autozone and they tested the battery. The battery tested well but there was some indication that the starter was a draw on the system. After telling them it was 5 year old battery...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By BigShark
Thanks for all the advice and support guys. This...

Thanks for all the advice and support guys. This input is why I like this board so much
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By BigShark
Bridgestone Potenza Pole Position 04

I have the 19" wheel package. I am not going to spend $1500 on the OEM Pirellis. I am looking at the 245/45/19 set up so i will nto have a the Stagger set up.

Does anyone have feedback on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By BigShark
should I get a new battery?

I got new brakes on my 2007 X3 with the sports package, 19" trires and all the cold weather packages (read a lot of electronics.). 70K miles. The battery is original. the black dot is present in...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-02-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,196
Posted By BigShark
What is your opinion of the BFGoodrich g-Force...

What is your opinion of the BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 ??
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-02-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,196
Posted By BigShark
Gary, I have a 2007 X3 with the 19" stock Y...

Gary,

I have a 2007 X3 with the 19" stock Y spokes. I live in Austin Texas, so NO Snow and very few cold days, and honest rain is not that much of an issue. I love the Pirellis as much as I can...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,479
Posted By BigShark
I am having a similar issue. The washer fluid...

I am having a similar issue. The washer fluid was leaking out. I replaced the gromets (part 5) but this did not stop the leak as it seems to be coming from the hoses as they connect into the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,008
Posted By BigShark
I seem to not have gotten mine fixed after many...

I seem to not have gotten mine fixed after many trips to the dealer and even having them reinstall a new transmission module. What can I do to have this fixed outside of going back to the dealer...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,613
Posted By BigShark
Mobile 1 High Mileage, at 60,000 miles... Did I screw Up?

I just performed my first DYI oil change on my E83 x3 2007 3.0si with 60,000 miles.

As I finished pouring the oil in I noticed that I has used the 5w30 High Mileage version. Should I out it...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 66,880
Posted By BigShark
Mobile 1 5w - 30 HIGH MILEAGE(???)

Thank you for this oil change walk through. I just changed the oil on my X3 and everything went great. I could not find the 83MM / 16 Flute wrench, so I used on of those strap oil change things. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,008
Posted By BigShark
I do not. It had something to do with a piece of...

I do not. It had something to do with a piece of felt that needed to be replaced. I can look on the receipt and see if it is there and I'll send to you.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 339,008
Posted By BigShark
Thanks Community! I went in today after...

Thanks Community!

I went in today after talking with the SA and getting resistance to this. He had me drive the care with the service manager. The SM drove and noticed "Flaring" in shifting...
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