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  1. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi everyone--I'm wondering if it's safe to operate my X3 with the Transfer Case Actuator disconnected. I realize there are numerous threads on the topic of the TC Actuator and the light trifecta-- I bought a 2009 X3 and thanks to this forum replaced the Actuator Gear after getting the light...
  2. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi all, Just picked up a 2005 E53 3.0 with 4X4 light on but in nice shape. Any common things to look for? I know a common issue is a worn transfer case actuator gear but I don't hear any ratcheting from the transfer case when the ignition is switched off. The light is on all the time when key...
  3. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I know this issue has been widely documented on X3's and X5's, but I'm not so sure about an E60. Here's the issue. The other day my dad started driving our 08 535xi (127k miles) and the car juddered and the transmission wasn't smooth. He brought it to the dealership (he needed a loaner) to get...
  4. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    About 2 weeks ago I replaced the spark plugs, engine air filter and cleaned the MAF sensor as routine service on my 2007 X3, which has 160k miles on it. Before I did the job there were no warning lights on the dashboard. After I completed the work, I started the car and three lights came on...
  5. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    4x4 light came up and it stays /.. Its not event resetting, Below code came up: X5 E53 4x4 light on Code 5E9B DSC Sensor, rotation rate, palusibility I erased the code 5E9B, but still the light is On, never goes of for few secs as well. Tried turning wheel all way left, right and then left ...
  6. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello guys, I have a 2006 X3 3.0i which recently had the 4x4 and service engine lights at about 68k miles. The car drives smooth but the lights have stayed ON ever since. When first scanned, the following codes came up; 5EB0 Steering-angle sensor,internal 5F3A Transfer case: malfunction 5E50...
  7. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    When it is cold out I start my 2009 328xi with 120,000 and a Christmas tree shows of lights show up on the dash. My fuel gage stops working the 4x4 light comes on, the red "brake" light comes on it says my brake pads are worn the "service engine soon" light comes on and sometimes stays on...
  8. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Before anyone wags a finger at me, I have searched triad, and read many of the threads. Yet each one has a slightly different set of symptoms, and a few possible solutions. So here I am...with my flavor of triad. It's a 2010 X3, under 80,000 miles, and we've been plagued by a sporadic condition...
  9. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    My wifes has an 07 X3. She up sized to 18 inch wheels and 50 series tires about a week ago and now the Brake, ABS & 4x4 lights are coming on simultaneously after about 10 miles of driving. I'm thinking some sensors might have gotten out of whack during the wheel replacement. Anyone have any...
  10. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    About a month ago my 2008 BMW X3 started making a grunting sound and the 4X4 light would briefly flash when I would make a sharp left turn. It has 140,600 Km. i went to BMW dealer but they said there is nothing wrong with the car and the computer shows that everything work perfectly! but the...
  11. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    I've got a 2005 X5 4.4 and the DSC Inactive light recently came on (no other lights). When it comes on, it just pops up and stays on for the remainder of the ride. When I restart the car again the light is off. There are no noises and nothing feels unusual about the drive. After reading...
  12. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I've never posted on here before so I don't really know how this works, but I'm having issues with my 06 X3. The other day I tried to start the engine and it took a lot of effort to crank it up. When the engine caught, I just figured it was lethargic because of the cold weather or something and...
  13. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey, I have a X3 2007 2.5 L left hand drive which suddenly in low speed or while start to move away from stop,4x4 light comes on and grinding noise can be heard from left wheel( it supposed that ABS on left wheel was activated)... In addition, dealer said, THERE IS NO FAULT in the...
  14. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey everyone, I have a 2008 X3 with 62,000 miles I just picked up. I'm now getting the Airbag (SRS), 4x4 warning light, and yellow brake warning lights, see attached photos. I checked the cables under both seats and tried to ensure all visible plugs are fully seated. I have the cheapo 1.3.6...
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