Home Forums Articles How To's FAQ Register
Go Back   Xoutpost.com > BMW SAV Forums > X5 (E53) Forum
Arnott
User Name
Password
Member List Premier Membership Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Xoutpost server transfer and maintenance is occurring....
Xoutpost is currently undergoing a planned server migration.... stay tuned for new developments.... sincerely, the management


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21  
Old 09-17-2018, 10:31 AM
Ricky Bobby's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Wake Forest, NC
Posts: 9,332
Ricky Bobby will become famous soon enough
I've always been told once you see the hoses starting to turn brown from aged rubber it is a good time to replace them - Mine are about 7-8 years old and I may do them again proactively, along with the tank, and maybe the water pump and pulley (will go with EMP Stewart pump and OEM pulley)
__________________
2003 X5 3.0i 5-Speed - Born on 9/18/2003
105k miles -Topaz Blue/Schwarz/Titan Int. Trim/EHCII/Sport
Proud 3-Pedal owner, UUC SS/AFE/4.8iS Exhaust/Sharked
2013 X5 35D (CEO's) - Born on 5/17/2013 -
68k miles - Alpine White/Cinnamon Brown/Premium Pkg, Sport Activity/Premium Pkg and Sound/20" Style 214/Running Boards

Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links

  #22  
Old 09-17-2018, 11:02 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Vancouver BC
Posts: 341
white46 is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by cn90 View Post
- 2004 X5 2.5i with 84K miles...

- Both Upper and Lower Rad Hoses look fine, zero leaks, but I want to be proactive...

- Does anyone have any recommendation of when (years/mileage) to replace the hoses?

- If anyone has had a burst hose: when did it happen?
If you want replace them proactively, I would say 100k miles would be good time because I do see horror stories on hose bursting on e46fanatics.
Having said that, at 100k, if you don't have previous maintenance records, I would do whole cooling system refresh including water pump, thermostat, expansion tank, hoses.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On





All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:35 PM.
vBulletin, Copyright 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0
2017 Xoutpost.com. All rights reserved. Xoutpost.com is a private enthusiast site not associated with BMW AG.
The BMW name, marks, M stripe logo, and Roundel logo as well as X3, X5 and X6 designations used in the pages of this Web Site are the property of BMW AG.
This web site is not sponsored or affiliated in any way with BMW AG or any of its subsidiaries.