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  1. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello, I am new to this forum and I have a dilemma about our 2001 X5. To get it fixed for trade it in for $2K:cry: We bought the 2001 X5 about 4 years ago for $12K. Since then, we have put about $4K into fixing it. Now it has the following problems. Serpentine belt, and tensioner needs...
  2. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    I just replaced my output pulse generator, put it back together and my Bavarian Technic code reader threw me these codes now after in went into limp mode! I have yet to fill it up properly by running through the gears, getting it up to temperature and topping it off. Am I making this a bigger...
  3. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello all! My '01 e53 X5 has a coolant leak. I've removed the shroud below and the airbox/snorkel above and all the hoses seem to be in working order. Also, the radiator is barely a year old (new installation spring '12). My research leads me to believe it is a separation between plastic and...
  4. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi all! My 2001 x5 3.0 (automatic trans) has been slightly hesitant in changing gears for a couple of months, and today while I was accelerating from stop I heard a noise like something was hit under the engine (felt like it too) and the car wouldn't go into gear anymore (forward or reverse)...
  5. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    2001 X5 - Sounds like something is loose - need advice Hey, I have a 2001 X5 with around 130,000 miles on it. In the past few weeks I have begun to noticed a noise coming from the front right side of the engine compartment when I drive. It sounds like something is a little bit loose and is...
  6. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    I have a 2001 X5 4.4. Does anyone know if there is a sofware update for this one that may fix my tranny problems such as rpm fluctuation, gear hunting, hard gear shifting. These Software updates seem to be almost mythical, some know, most don't!:) Where can I find the info, and who will do...
  7. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi everyone: I know this issue is a dead horse being kicked over and over again, but I am still really confused. I have an '01 X5 that was fully loaded at the time, including the factory CPT8000 phone in the center console, everything is still working fine, except of course TDMA being total...
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