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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 606,817
Posted By jbmdux
The grease that came with my parts was a light...

The grease that came with my parts was a light color and I was thinking it was a lithium grease.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 606,817
Posted By jbmdux
It was a small tube and I tossed it. sorry

It was a small tube and I tossed it. sorry
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 606,817
Posted By jbmdux
I bought mine from the BMW dealer in atlanta and...

I bought mine from the BMW dealer in atlanta and it came with grease
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-01-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 105,243
Posted By jbmdux
Tim Fisher - The CPO still has a 100 k for...

Tim Fisher - The CPO still has a 100 k for power train and electronics but now only 75 k bumper to bumper. The new CPOs are not transferable. I am not sure when that changed but my 2008 was a CPO...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 02-01-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 105,243
Posted By jbmdux
Yardney

What is the build Date of your 14? Mine is May.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-31-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 105,243
Posted By jbmdux
Tim Fisher

You must have bought your 2013 as a CPO or with an extended warranty. They only had 50 k back then too.

The x3 timing chain concerns was 2013, 2014 and early 2015 or so says BMW. I have 47 k on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-24-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 105,243
Posted By jbmdux
excellent information Carter

Thanks,

If my 2014 has the white plastic guide am I okay or do i still have to trade it in on something with a different engine?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By jbmdux
Have you had a scan done with a BMW scan tool? ...

Have you had a scan done with a BMW scan tool?

There are codes that tell other things besides the engine functions and there are a few that will case many problems.

The chassis section would...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By jbmdux
bkatz CPS

I am not positive, but I highly doubt the CPS would prevent the engine from starting. It is a fine tuning process to allegedly optimize performance and economy. There are only three wires on it so it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-20-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,308
Posted By jbmdux
Yes total BS from BMW. They are saying - "we...

Yes total BS from BMW.

They are saying - "we have a faulty part, we will cover it up until 70k miles or fix for about $3,500"

Sounds like the cheapest way out is to get it to fail under 70k...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-20-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,308
Posted By jbmdux
For sale 2014 F25, 45 k Miles, Ice Blue with...

For sale 2014 F25, 45 k Miles, Ice Blue with Oyster, most options, tires new 10k miles ago.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-20-2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,308
Posted By jbmdux
Will BMW replace the guides and chain ahead of...

Will BMW replace the guides and chain ahead of failure?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-19-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 105,243
Posted By jbmdux
nurburgring - I was wondering the same thing but...

nurburgring - I was wondering the same thing but had not had a chance to go through the F31 boards to look. I would think the engines come from the same assembly line though
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-19-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 105,243
Posted By jbmdux
Designer 49

Dsigner, You think this is good news and a solution?
This is total BS, they buy a little time. How many failures have happened after 70k.
I have 45 k on a 2014 which I had planned on keeping until...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 12-19-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,308
Posted By jbmdux
I just received the post card

I just received the post card and came here to see what a failure would be. I guess it is the end of the vehicle. There is no way I would spend 12k for the repairs.

I am well under the warranty...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-26-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,874
Posted By jbmdux
Is that something the dealer needs to do? It...

Is that something the dealer needs to do? It isn't an option on my control panel, the only thing in the control panel is to decided if the button opens the boot or opens the boot and unlocks the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-26-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,874
Posted By jbmdux
I don't want to make the FOB any more bulky than...

I don't want to make the FOB any more bulky than it is. Hoping for a programming solution.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-26-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,874
Posted By jbmdux
My problem is the poorly designed FOB that does...

My problem is the poorly designed FOB that does not have a recessed button to open the boot.
I would be happy to just forget about opening the trunk remotely as my gym cloths are now wet from the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 553,040
Posted By jbmdux
4WD selector?

Aaatotorro, you have a switch so you can take your x3 out of 4wd? Is that exclusive to the M?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 176,609
Posted By jbmdux
My 08 is at the dealer for its yearly diagnosis....

My 08 is at the dealer for its yearly diagnosis. I asked about changing the transmission fluid, they gve me a price of $1,100. I guess I will be doing it myself.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 25,562
Posted By jbmdux
How did you find a BMW without a sunroof

Rare cars they are, Io have not seen very many without sunroofs.

Both of mine have them and I wish neither did especially the E83 which leaked for years. I finally stopped listening to everyone...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 25,562
Posted By jbmdux
Sunroof

Interesting about the sunroofs, knock on wood I have been spared. I so wish you could by cars without them. So few people ever open them, I have a truck too so I can see the roofs, you really notice...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 606,817
Posted By jbmdux
Update on my transfer case and actuator motor pin...

Update on my transfer case and actuator motor pin connections and repair part information.

Replaced the gears, both of them with a kit purchased at BMW dealer. It comes with the black and white...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 553,040
Posted By jbmdux
New wrinkle

My back gear was not worn, looks almost new. The white gear has three significant crack in it though.
I can get kit 27102413711 which has both gears, the plate and a new bearing, a washer, a...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 553,040
Posted By jbmdux
44- I pulled it all apart got the actuator out...

44- I pulled it all apart got the actuator out and found the white gear cracked. The black gear was worn but I think the cracked white gear was culprit. Before you pull it all apart you might want to...
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