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  1. E83 Passenger Seat Belt Sensor

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    My E83 had the passenger occupancy sensor replaced under recall two years ago, just prior to me purchasing the car. I'm now experiencing an issue where the seat belt beeper is sounding, indicating someone is in the passenger seat, even when the seat is completely empty (no items placed on the...
  2. E83 FS: O.E BMW Door sill aluminium trim

    Interior
    Hello All Hope everyone is safe & well I have a set of O.E BMW door sill vanity trim pieces for the E83 2004-2010 These are new, never installed. Please see the part #'s listed below & reference them to your intended application. 51773412345 51773412346 51773412347 51773412348 Sold as set of...
  3. 2004 E83 Lockout, Help Needed

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I have recently bought a 2.5i X3. its been a great car for the few months I've had it but I have recently been in an awful lockout. Im in southern California so it typically doesn't rain much or at all but recently we have had heavy rainfall. there is a leak somewhere in the trunk/boot area and...
  4. Not the usual no crank/no start...PLEASE HELP :mad:

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    2004 BMW x3 2.5i serial#WB24902 I took a job on that is typical enough but all the usual diagnosis has turned up nothing. I took this job on let's say a Pro-Bono mechanic job, trying to help a young homeless couple get on the road so they can get home to their mother 4 states away. I figured 1...
  5. BMW X3 E83 Heater Hose Anchor/Clamp/Hold Down

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I replaced my heater hoses. There are two clamps that hold the hoses to the body to keep the hoses away from the drive shaft and steering shaft. Any ideas on where to get these clamps, what they are, and if there is another way to hold the hoses in proper position that won't wear through the...
  6. 2005 X3 E83 Seicane Headunit

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I installed a Seicane head unit in my 2005 E83 and it works (except for the steering controls), but when I change modes on the original radio nothing happens. I researched this online and it seems that most installations have retained the factory radio controls and the audio is transmitted from...
  7. Battery issue

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    My X3 wouldn***8217;t start but the dash lights come on and the headlights work. Turn the key and nothing from the starter. The battery has its green dot but I decided to try jumping it from my truck anyway. At first the starter clicked and a couple of slow engine revolutions but nothing more...
  8. 2007 X3 178,000 miles

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello, I am new to this forum. I am the third owner with 2007 BMW X3 with 178,000 miles: Took to BMW dealership and received list of items to do: A) Oil Leak: Replace.. 1. Oil Filter Housing Seal 2. Valve Cover Gasket 3. Oil Pan Gasket B) Front Driver side wheel Bearing c) Both Front...
  9. E-Series Help programming E83 VIN into AIF

    BMW Coding and Programming
    Hi everyone, So I'm facing a small issue here. In order to solve the automatic transmission shifting issue in my '08 X3 E83 3.0si, I attempted to update the DME and EGS firmwares via a LAUNCH X431 PAD II (a diagnostic scanner we have at the shop where I work) since it seemed to have the option...
  10. E-Series Help Coding E83 Angel Eyes as Daytime Running Lights

    BMW Coding and Programming
    Hi everyone, I recently bought a 2008 X3 E83 3.0si M Sport. I also just learned how to code, thanks to this forum. I coded everything I wanted. However, I could not get two things to work. Angel eyes as DRL, and true speed reading on analog speedometer (coded BC_V_KORREKTUR to nich_aktiv and...
  11. 2010 X3 3.0i - No Crank, need some advice

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello All! I have a 2010 BMW X3, 6MT that does not start and stuck at a shop. A week ago my car would not start right away, I would turn the key hear a 'click' (just one small one) and the engine does not start. It got worse to the point where I had to turn the key to off, and back on 20x...
  12. OEM Euro I Gold Coolant okay for BMW E83?

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Recently I discovered a coolant leak, so I am going to get my coolant reservoir replaced. During the process, I also want to flush the cooling system. While looking for coolants I found the OEM Euro I coolant at Canadian Tire for BMW, however, the colour of the coolant is gold, compared to the...
  13. X3 E83 N52 knokig rattle from head or engine

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    X3 E83 N52 knocking rattle from head or engine/ running out of ideas I have 2006 X3 3.0 SI E86 N52 engine, I got some heavy rattling /knocking coming from the engine. Started out as a low rattle noise, sounded like kame from the oil filter cover. On my 30 min drive home got real bad. I...
  14. 2005 BMW X3 Rear 12V socket

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I have tried multiple times to replace the fuse for the 12v outlets and every time I try to plug in my phone, it blows. I'm not pulling much power but the fuse trips for what seems like no reason. Any advice?
  15. X3 E83 Coolant leak, flex in Expansion Tank Mount

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    2004 BMW X3, 6 speed manual transmission. Coolant leak at bottom of expansion tank, slow drip when cold, but gushes when the connector is pushed. Check out the video / gif. Drip appears to stop once engine warms up. Hoping its just o-rings, but not sure if the flex in the mount / connector is...
  16. Cooling System Mystery - 2006 (E83 M54)

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Vehicle: 2007 X3 3.0i (E83, M54). 142,000 miles currently. Symptom: The little radiator image idiot light would come on for a few moments a mile or two after starting of a new trip (from cold), then go out (the temp gauge was still rising to normal at this point). Later in the drive...
  17. For Sale: 2007 E83 X3 Manual Transmission

    Cars - Non-Private Party
    For sale: 2007 E83 X3, Black Sapphire with Black Leather, rare 6-spd Manual Transmission, loaded with M-Sport Package, Premium Package, Cold Weather Package. I added Chromed 19" wheels, drilled rotors and ceramic brake pads (no brake dust, ever), red caliper covers. Installed new steering wheel...
  18. Stabilizer/Anti-Roll Bar Linkages Ruined Frequently

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi, I have a 2008 X3 E83 and recently had to get my stabilizer linkages, ball joints and control arm bushings changed because of some clunking noises while driving. Soon after, the noises started again and I had to have the linkages and ball joints changed again. Next day, and a long drive...
  19. F020 (F02x, F03x, F08x) F83 Coding / 430d Convertible Coding

    BMW Coding and Programming
    Hi, Apologies if this has already been covered. i have a cable and have use NCS Expert to code my e93. I have now swapped that for a 430d Convertible which I think is a e83, and looking through the threads it seems I now need to use e-sys. Could someone please confirm if this is correct and...
  20. ac compressor removal

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    i want to remove my broken ac compressor from my x3 2.5i 2004. does anyone know how i can do it? i mean there is no space to remove it only by removing the box with the water for the front window. do i have to remove the radiator and hoses to do it from the top? or i have to remove it from the...
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