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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-30-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By AV8R4AA
Trifecta (Happy Ending)

I had Module Masters overhaul my ABS module in 2017.
Since then, a few stray lights, but in the norm for a BMW.

I am now getting a continuous hard fault. DSC Return pump fail.
Very little info...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-10-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By AV8R4AA
Rear seat window clicking

The oddest thing.
Passenger seat rear window will electrical
click. When not activated. I can stop it by using th
Driver controlled override switch.
Window seems to go up and down fine.
Either...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-16-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By AV8R4AA
Yup, youíre right...

Poor choice on. My part, I replaced the ignition switch.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-15-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By AV8R4AA
Intermittent false start.

2003 4.6is with 60K miles.
About every 20th start or so, Iím getting absolutely nothing
when I turn key to start.if I reset key, starts every time.
3 year old interstate battery, newer alternator,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-21-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By AV8R4AA
Thank you Dr. Phil

Thank you Dr. Phil
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-20-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By AV8R4AA
I had a 2004 with the 4.4 engine and also I have...

I had a 2004 with the 4.4 engine and also I have a 2003 4.6 engine.
My 4.6 at a fast clip in West Texas is humming close to 3 grand.
Plenty-O-Power but slurping down the 93 octane fuel
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-20-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By AV8R4AA
How well does the AC work? Is it enough to keep...

How well does the AC work?
Is it enough to keep cool?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-13-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By AV8R4AA
Broken upper hatch bumper

On my remaining X5 (2003 4.6 is), I swapped out the older style fixed bumpers
for the spring loaded ones. I have been getting an odd rattle for a month or so.
I tore into finding the rattle to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-21-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,611
Posted By AV8R4AA
I canít argue with success, I would never add...

I canít argue with success, I would never add the same filthy tranny fluid
back into the transmission.
If itís ok to never change your engine oil, then it is prolly ok to
never change the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-10-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,933
Posted By AV8R4AA
I had flickering lights. Relaxed the center...

I had flickering lights. Relaxed the center console chafing wires.
Not a problem since. My wife found the problem by lifting the console
lid at night. My lights began flickering. Took it home and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-29-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,404
Posted By AV8R4AA
Living here in Hot-as-He,ll Texas, you kinda...

Living here in Hot-as-He,ll Texas, you kinda pressed your luck on ignition coils.
Absolutely no way would I chance that. Being in Aviation, we don’t run till failure.
It’s called preventative...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-19-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By AV8R4AA
First road trip on 4.6

Took Big Red from Dallas to Lubbock.
About 300 mile one way. Vehicle did well.
Mileage was lower than my 2004 with the 4.4.
About 16.5 MPG highway average.
I averaged 17.4 on the return trip.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-19-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By AV8R4AA
If I have the window in any position except full...

If I have the window in any position except full up, my door sounds cheap.
All new sliding aftermarket clips and black clip also.

Not sure who designed the window sound with the clang, but...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-19-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,088
Posted By AV8R4AA
Did the exact same thing to my 4.6. It needed...

Did the exact same thing to my 4.6.
It needed just a few ounces to top off.
Blistering cold now.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-27-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By AV8R4AA
Went with Module Masters. They fixed my 4.6...

Went with Module Masters. They fixed my 4.6 module up.
Works perfect. They also did my 2000 528 wagon module.
Both still working perfect.
That’s my track record.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-24-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By AV8R4AA
Test drive brand new BMW X

I kept getting calls from BMW airbag people.
Been putting it off for months. I finally brought the 4.6 Into the
dealership.

They offered a loaner car, so I said yes. They had a brand new X3.
I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-31-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By AV8R4AA
I have a great Indy in that area. Gimme a PM...

I have a great Indy in that area.
Gimme a PM and I will forward the contact.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-20-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By AV8R4AA
I have the same year and engine as you. What is...

I have the same year and engine as you.
What is the difference in the stock mufflers?
What did those cost?
They sure look nice !
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-30-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By AV8R4AA
Bun warmer hot spot

My beloved 4.6 drivers seat has an area where I get a hot spot.
Itís not burning the leather hot, but itís noticable.
I canít go to level 3.
How can I fix that?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-21-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By AV8R4AA
I have a 2003 4.6 and a 2004 4.4. Between the...

I have a 2003 4.6 and a 2004 4.4.
Between the both of them, one usually runs.
LOL
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-16-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By AV8R4AA
Anyone try the all Aluminum Valve Covers?

I have heard BMW is now making the M62 valve covers from Aluminum.
As much dissatisfaction if have had with Mg, I might try a set out.

Kinda like to get an honest review before I drop down big...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-16-2017, 02:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,644
Posted By AV8R4AA
Eeeek, Red Battery light.

I rarely drive the 4.6is.
I took it out after 3 weeks of sitting.
For maybe 2 seconds I got a red battery light.
That was on the 15 miles drive home.

It is chilly here and I had all 4 bun...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-05-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By AV8R4AA
My bet is under manifold coolant transfer pipe. ...

My bet is under manifold coolant transfer pipe.
If it’s poopy Brown, it’s beyond it’s usefull life.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-02-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By AV8R4AA
New plugs and coils

The 4.6 is running superb.
I had a coil go out a week ago.
Had already purchased new set of Bosch coils
and new stems. New set of plugs ready to go.

I wanted to do valve covers at 5be same...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-23-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By AV8R4AA
Radio overheat

It wasnít at all hot here the other morning.
I slipped in a CD to jam to.
Several minutes later, I looked and the MID was all lit up and
very warm to the touch. Also a light on the MID said limit...
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