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Old 02-24-2016, 10:33 AM
roadster8er roadster8er is offline
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Fuel pump relay

Hi I have a 2003 X5 with no fuel. The pump is expensive and I read the relay could be a culprit.
I can't locate the fuel pump relay.
Thanks Tim
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Old 02-24-2016, 10:53 AM
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I have the Fuse box under glove out. 2 of those green relays but i cant id
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Old 02-24-2016, 07:34 PM
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I think you need to remove the glove box to gain access to the relay panel above. According to Bentley there should be 4 relays, the top one should be fuel pump. The Bentley manual is very very useful, every one should have one
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Old 03-08-2016, 09:00 AM
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Fuel pump

Okay I found the relay and that was the problem. It was on top of the fuse block behind dash. A little tricky to get to. If this was a Chevy it would have been the fuel pump.
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Old 06-06-2016, 08:49 PM
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2001 X5 Fuel Pump Relay location

is the fuse box under the hood? what is the part #...Thnx
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Old 06-07-2016, 08:38 PM
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Glove box fuel pump relay

the Fuel pump relay on my wife's 03 X5 was above the glove box. After you take out the glove box you must remove the bank of fuses. It's on top of the bank of fuses. As for the part number I went to the parts store and asked for a fuel pump relay. There was 2 or three that looked like the one I got from the parts store. I replaced the closest one to me and that was it.
Tim
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Old 06-14-2016, 11:47 AM
Cooper2525 X5 Cooper2525 X5 is offline
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E53 Fuel Pump Fuse location

I need to change the fuel filter on my 2006 X5 4.4 and I need to disconnect the fuel pump fuse to relieve the pressure on the fuel lines. The glove box fuel bank has 3 fuses listed for fuel pump-do all of them need to be removed or just one? I wished it was in the trunk fuse block.
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Old 06-14-2016, 07:27 PM
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There must be a schrader valve on the fuel rail. I would relive pressure with a tester tool. It's always fun to just spray it all over.
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Old 06-25-2016, 08:04 AM
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glove box removal

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the Fuel pump relay on my wife's 03 X5 was above the glove box. After you take out the glove box you must remove the bank of fuses. It's on top of the bank of fuses. As for the part number I went to the parts store and asked for a fuel pump relay. There was 2 or three that looked like the one I got from the parts store. I replaced the closest one to me and that was it.
Tim
is there a diagram to remove the glove box....i tried but no luck. doesnt want to break anything...thnx
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Old 06-25-2016, 08:19 AM
Fifty150hs Fifty150hs is offline
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is there a diagram to remove the glove box....i tried but no luck. doesnt want to break anything...thnx
If you don't have a Bentley manual it's worth the cost. There are instructions with photos showing how to remove the glove box.

And there's this from Pelican Parts: http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarti...eplacement.htm
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Old 08-08-2016, 06:20 AM
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Hi I removed the glove box on my X3 E83 2004 2.5i ,I can see 4 relays , 3 green and 1 orange but I can't tell which one is the fuel pump relay. Any help would be much appreciated . Thanks
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