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Old 05-21-2010, 10:22 AM
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BMW X3 FAQs And DIY compilation

I've been thinking of this for some time now and since we don't have a "one-stop thread" for DIY and general interesting facts and questions, I went ahead and started this little compilation of member's posts, please feel free to post your own or PM the link and I'll add it to the first post. Attached documents welcome!

Let's start with these:


2005 X3 BROCHURE (PDF download, 2.1 MB) NEW!

Great article on maintenance

Sunroof reset procedure

Service Light Reset

SIB for Window Guide noise

Customer Assistance Program (aka GOODWILL)

OBD II codes

BMW codes

BMW especialized Indy shops

BMW wheels by style


2004-2006 OIL CHANGE DIY

2004-2006 X3 Trailer Hitch install

Sound System Improvement Stage One

DIY for muffler rattle

Front Brakes job

Retrofit inside rearview mirror

OEM Navigation Retrofit

Disable X3 seat belt chime

Window Regulator Repair

Rear window drive dog repair and replacement by kenza (DOC download, 6.46 MB) See attached documents below for a PDF version, thanks Supercourse.

Front Door Panel Removal w/pics by VodkaG (PDF download, 2.6 MB)

Rear Door Panel Removal

Cupholder removal/replacement by minicrazy592

X3 ULF bluetooth retrofit (part 1)
X3 ULF bluetooth retrofit (part 2)

DICE installation instructions NEW!








2005 X3 MANUAL (PDF download 4.8 MB)


Attached Files
File Type: pdf xDrive.pdf (159.1 KB, 3560 views)
File Type: pdf remote key initialization.pdf (53.8 KB, 2608 views)
File Type: pdf SIB-GM5 tranny delayed upshift.pdf (15.3 KB, 1826 views)
File Type: pdf E83 Car and Key Memory Settings.pdf (73.3 KB, 3730 views)
File Type: pdf E83 Recall No 08V-384.pdf (108.3 KB, 2802 views)
File Type: pdf iPhone3G-BMW bluetooth.pdf (90.5 KB, 1998 views)
File Type: pdf E39_E53_E83AuxPortInstallInst.pdf (561.8 KB, 5551 views)
File Type: pdf BMW BT Voice Control.pdf (122.5 KB, 1700 views)
File Type: pdf bluetooth_info.pdf (92.7 KB, 2663 views)
File Type: pdf SIB-Air Conditioning Odor.pdf (91.1 KB, 1578 views)
File Type: pdf SIB120807-Check Gas Cap.pdf (26.8 KB, 1044 views)
File Type: pdf BMWCurrentListing_of_SyntheticOils.pdf (13.1 KB, 1825 views)
File Type: pdf SIB 512805-Window Guide Noise.pdf (145.0 KB, 1455 views)
File Type: pdf X3 Hilights for 2006.pdf (208.8 KB, 2039 views)
File Type: pdf rear-window-repair[1].pdf (510.8 KB, 3703 views)

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