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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-10-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Bmwfvr
oh man. I had the valley pan and all associated...

oh man. I had the valley pan and all associated gaskets replaced ~4 years ago by an indy. I am guessing the "rear cover" is going to be a pain or a lot of money to replace.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-10-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Bmwfvr
Thanks for your reply. no visible leaks at the...

Thanks for your reply. no visible leaks at the front of the engine. when you say Valley pan do you mean just the cover or the infamous pipe that goes across? and is the "rear cover" you referred to...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-09-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Bmwfvr
Coolant leak from the rear of the engine

Hello. I am hoping I can get an advice on what could be the issue. I took my X5 on a road trip over the weekend (~1000 miles) .. this morning I noticed coolant on my garage floor towards the rear of...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-14-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Bmwfvr
This is the n62 engine. One pump that is belt...

This is the n62 engine. One pump that is belt driven. I replaced it about a year ago in addition to the thermostat. Sensors are still originals.

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-14-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Bmwfvr
Yes i believe they are originals. So is it...

Yes i believe they are originals. So is it because the coolant temp is high due to a bad radiator? I checked the temp in hidden menu.. it was normal (107 C).

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-09-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Bmwfvr
Radiator fan runs at high speed on cold

Hello all. lately, when I start my x5 in the morning (from cold) I notice that the fan runs at a very high speed and is very loud. it stays like this for a while. This is with AC turned off. any...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-14-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By Bmwfvr
most likely what happened in my wife's case. well...

most likely what happened in my wife's case. well now we have a spare key :)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-13-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By Bmwfvr
Yep i purchased one of those keyfob shells on...

Yep i purchased one of those keyfob shells on Amazon for $10. Came with a key blade. Had it cut at a local locksmith for $25.

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-13-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By Bmwfvr
I am starting to think perhaps it's a keyfob...

I am starting to think perhaps it's a keyfob battery issue. So my theory is when battery is low, car may get a weak signal and falsely assumes that remote is not inside the vehicle. So when my wife...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-12-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By Bmwfvr
I do have comfort access.

I do have comfort access.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-12-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By Bmwfvr
My wife managed to lock doors with keyfob INSIDE the car.

So I never thought this was possible until it actually happened. Wife calls me at work, her keyfob is inside the car and the doors are locked. According to her, here is how it happened:
1. unlocked...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-04-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Bmwfvr
ok allow me to clarify :) .. I want to replace...

ok allow me to clarify :) .. I want to replace the oring on the filter housing so I would need to take out the filter housing .. my original question was: "would i need to drain the pan first"...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-02-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 127,627
Posted By Bmwfvr
Make sure the upper timing cover gaskets and all...

Make sure the upper timing cover gaskets and all associated o-rings are replaced too when the valve covers are removed.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-01-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Bmwfvr
X5 4.8i: Is it possible to remove oil filter without draining oil?

So during my last oil change for my 2007 X5 4.8i, I think I forgot to replace the small oil filter housing drain o-ring.. now it's showing a little bit of seepage .. not too bad ..

so I am...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-31-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 127,627
Posted By Bmwfvr
My x5 has adaptive steering, there is a pressure...

My x5 has adaptive steering, there is a pressure line that runs in front of the fill bolt leaving very little clearance.

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-30-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 127,627
Posted By Bmwfvr
Today i changed front and rear differentials oil...

Today i changed front and rear differentials oil with Liqui Moly 75w90 GL5. Took exactly 1 L front and 1 L rear. The rear diff was easy same bolt for drain and fill. The front diff was a pain in the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-26-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By Bmwfvr
my only advice is to stay away from the N62...

my only advice is to stay away from the N62 engine in the 4.8i X5 e70!! unless you are a DIY person with advanced mechanic abilities and a lot of money and time :)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-25-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By Bmwfvr
thanks for the tip!

thanks for the tip!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-25-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 127,627
Posted By Bmwfvr
My timing cover and valve cover leaked for almost...

My timing cover and valve cover leaked for almost a year before i replaced their gaskets. Alternator had oil all over but never failed to charge. But i can see how oil can damage the alternator...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-24-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By Bmwfvr
Rockauto carries the UltraPower brand and it's...

Rockauto carries the UltraPower brand and it's much less than genuine BMW. Any idea on quality?

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-24-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,674
Posted By Bmwfvr
This has the tightening torques ...

This has the tightening torques

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e70-x5-4.8i-sav/repair-manuals/12-engine-electrical-system/12-31-alternator-with-drive-mounting-parts/GUMKp5R

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-24-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Bmwfvr
I think it's normal. My x5 does the same thing....

I think it's normal. My x5 does the same thing. As long as it's within 1 or 2 bars you are ok. Digitization of analog data ...there is always gonna be an error margin (+-) :) ... also oil viscosity...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-24-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By Bmwfvr
Pretty much every bmw has that. Its pretty...

Pretty much every bmw has that. Its pretty obvious when you look straight at the rear of the car. I think its done on purpose for better handling. Yes i did get uneven wear on my old set in the rear....
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-24-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By Bmwfvr
Did you replace the entire arms? I am thinking...

Did you replace the entire arms? I am thinking maybe replace just the bushings using a press tool. Way cheaper.

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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-24-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By Bmwfvr
What kind of issues? Sent from my SM-G955U...

What kind of issues?

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