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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 61,614
Posted By Rock'n R
Hey guys, thanks for the welcome back. Life sure...

Hey guys, thanks for the welcome back. Life sure gets busy sometimes. The answer on oil is Mobil 1 5-30 extended wear. However, I did just find out that the extended wear Mobil 1 oil has been...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 61,614
Posted By Rock'n R
2004 3.0i 194,000 glorious miles that are...

2004 3.0i

194,000 glorious miles that are all mine. Absolutely love this x3.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,024
Posted By Rock'n R
I might have some insight to your electrical...

I might have some insight to your electrical gremlins. A couple of weeks ago my wifes 2004 325i started behaving like it was possessed. Interior lights going on and off while she drove. Haha, one...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 61,614
Posted By Rock'n R
2004 3.0 179,000K. Owned since new. Still...

2004 3.0 179,000K. Owned since new. Still drives like new. Sweet!!!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,316
Posted By Rock'n R
I had the same thing happen one morning when I...

I had the same thing happen one morning when I was leaving for work. I thought great, a dead battery. Pulled my wives car out and tried to jump start my X3. Nothing........It was only then after I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,311
Posted By Rock'n R
2004 X3 3.0. Just turned over 155,xxx miles. ...

2004 X3 3.0. Just turned over 155,xxx miles. Owned since new. Absolutely love this X3. Runs like new!!:thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,728
Posted By Rock'n R
I just went through this just 3 days ago. I like...

I just went through this just 3 days ago. I like yourself was only getting a burnt oil smell occasionally, and at that, only inside the cabin. If its your ccv/ oil separator system that is starting...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,440
Posted By Rock'n R
I had the airbag light come on one day last year....

I had the airbag light come on one day last year. As I was looking under the drivers seat to see if I could find anything, I noticed a water bottle had gotten jammed under there. I removed the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,592
Posted By Rock'n R
2004 X3 3.0i. Currently at 148,xxx miles. Love...

2004 X3 3.0i. Currently at 148,xxx miles. Love this car!! I've owned this X3 since it was new. List of repairs include a transfer case actuator motor, starter, expansion tank, thermostat,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,083
Posted By Rock'n R
Its the thermostat. Very simple DIY. I come...

Its the thermostat. Very simple DIY. I come from the school of not replacing things that are still working. When it breaks, replace it. :thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,448
Posted By Rock'n R
+1 The wires are in the center armrest console....

+1
The wires are in the center armrest console. When I put in my Dice, I had to really dig for them. They were really tucked down in there. There will be two wires wrapped up together with female...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Rock'n R
Ive done my brakes and my wifes brakes on her...

Ive done my brakes and my wifes brakes on her 325i many, many times and Ive never had to do anything "special" to reset the light. The light should reset itself. Make sure the new brake sensor is...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By Rock'n R
Ethanol my friend. My mileage dropped the...

Ethanol my friend. My mileage dropped the instant the government mandated up to 10% ethanol in every gallon. Corn in my gas tank, Brilliant!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-31-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,800
Posted By Rock'n R
2004 X3. 146,xxx miles. Owned since new. ...

2004 X3. 146,xxx miles. Owned since new. Repairs other than routine maint; diff actuator motor, expansion tank, thermostat. That's it. I love this car. Drive it, love it. Thats my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,907
Posted By Rock'n R
Not sure if this is the same situation that you...

Not sure if this is the same situation that you are experiencing. But, I thought I'd post my experience with the mysterious dash board lights in hopes that this will help. Good luck.

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 61,614
Posted By Rock'n R
123,700. Simply awesome!!

123,700. Simply awesome!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,091
Posted By Rock'n R
+1 Jurid pads are on OE supplier. Dust has...

+1 Jurid pads are on OE supplier. Dust has really never been a problem since I wash my cars every week. A little OCD i guess. I drive pretty spirited and have never had an issue with "bite". ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,984
Posted By Rock'n R
+1. Excellent.

+1. Excellent.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,091
Posted By Rock'n R
Pelicanparts.com I just did my brakes on my...

Pelicanparts.com I just did my brakes on my 2004 X3 3.0. $385.00 for front and rear rotors, pads front and rear, retaining bolts and wear sensors. Gotta love it!!! I'm a fan of Jurid pads. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By Rock'n R
Codog2, For sure with Jack stands. I also do my...

Codog2, For sure with Jack stands. I also do my brakes in my garage and just use a jack and jack stands. Just jack the RR up, take the RR tire off and follow the sensor wire for about a foot to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By Rock'n R
Ive replaced both my rear brake sensor and the...

Ive replaced both my rear brake sensor and the wheel speed sensor and they both are housed in the same little black box. The rear brake sensor is listed at 3.5' long because it has to snake around...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,690
Posted By Rock'n R
I use a simple moving blanket, you know the kind...

I use a simple moving blanket, you know the kind movers use to cover funiture when it's in the moving van. It's heavy duty. I just folded it in half and always leave it there. Carpet is like new...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,260
Posted By Rock'n R
Yep. I'm one that believes nothing is lifetime. ...

Yep. I'm one that believes nothing is lifetime. I replaced the auto tranny fluid, transaxle and transfer case at 100,000 miles. I took it to an indy that charged me $680.00 for the whole job. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By Rock'n R
Sorry, use mine 3-4 days a week. :thumbup: ...

Sorry, use mine 3-4 days a week. :thumbup: Gotta LOVE Utah!!!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,090
Posted By Rock'n R
Hey all, I hope this helps the discovery mission....

Hey all, I hope this helps the discovery mission. I have a 2004 with 118,xxx miles on my baby. I had a some what similar problem, I would have a little puddle of fluid under my ride every once in a...
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