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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By andrewwynn
I know why mine ran rich but because of the...

I know why mine ran rich but because of the idiotic non gauge thermo indicator I didn't know my engine was never coming to temp so suggesting to check for the same.

Make sure engine gets to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 01:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By andrewwynn
Hmmmm. If ECT never gets high enough will the...

Hmmmm. If ECT never gets high enough will the brain keep the engine rich? I know my remind ran rich for months because my thermostat was stuck open. Make sure you're getting to closed loop
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 12:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By andrewwynn
If I have imperfect bearing / bushing race I'll...

If I have imperfect bearing / bushing race I'll find a bimetal hole saw about the exact size and use foam mounting tape to hold sandpaper and use a drill to hone the opening.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 11:29 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 95,382
Posted By andrewwynn
180k miles on mine, 178k miles on wife's (bought...

180k miles on mine, 178k miles on wife's (bought at 128 and 112 in 2015)

My goal is to get to 256 on mine and 224 on wife's (double the original miles).
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By andrewwynn
wow that's very rich. Rich on both banks; i would...

wow that's very rich. Rich on both banks; i would first check the basics; what is fuel rail pressure? it's uncommon for the MAF to be off but both your banks are quite rich so it's systemic even if...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By andrewwynn
Bleeding Front Or Rear-Axle Brake Circuit ...

Bleeding Front Or Rear-Axle Brake Circuit

Connect bleeder hose with container to bleed valve on right brake caliper.
Open bleed valve.
Run bleeding routine with BMW Diagnosis and Information...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 11:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,153
Posted By andrewwynn
the numbers didn't change because of the reset,...

the numbers didn't change because of the reset, but the needle moving was because of the reset. watch the tank numbers as they drain, you won't see the numbers change until 10L is used. 501 seems a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,826
Posted By andrewwynn
can't believe i missed this thread; awesome to...

can't believe i missed this thread; awesome to see it's running. I've been there with 3 different chain guide jobs; on one we forgot to reconnect the fuel rail supply line. As it turns out, 50psi on...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By andrewwynn
2002 X5 4.6is Supercharged, two codes left

What's the realtime value on the O2?

It should be between 0.2 and 0.8. I would replace just the wonky sensor. It's very rare you get a code specific to the O2 usually it's the symptom not the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 04:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By andrewwynn
Do it you won't regret it. I'm a little bummed...

Do it you won't regret it. I'm a little bummed the rings don't really show up during the day but for $1000 less than the official versions I'll take the hit.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By andrewwynn
Headlights ?

Thanks for the link fix. Tapatalk does a mess with links


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By andrewwynn
Headlights ?

AWR-Fix: DIY facelift headlights

https://xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/110779-awr-fix-diy-facelift-headlights.html

Read the thread it has a link to the Amazon page
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By andrewwynn
Nice I need that kit Sent from my iPhone...

Nice I need that kit


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 01:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By andrewwynn
I believe you have to activate both the boost...

I believe you have to activate both the boost pump and the abs block. I forget the order. I think I found in my PDF shop manual. If nobody else can find the steps online I can look it up in my PDF
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-15-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,077
Posted By andrewwynn
Former E46fanatic, new E53 owner

Have to start in the service main category. Also: rocks on the stiffening plate (or sockets and bolts) will cause similar noise. (first hand experience).

I added 50 to my car. Helped a bunch....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-15-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By andrewwynn
Usually you can find the best info at...

Usually you can find the best info at realoem.com. Put in the last part of your VIN and it will load all the parts of your car. Save that URL as a bookmark
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-14-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By andrewwynn
What Scotty no noise at all? If it's not spinning...

What Scotty no noise at all? If it's not spinning you'll get those codes.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-13-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 506
Posted By andrewwynn
Secondary air pump suddenly noisy... No codes.

What's the sap error? My scan tool will engage sap to confirm it powers up. But air leaks or problem with valve will cause errors.

Were it me and it comes back less than monthly I would just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-13-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11,556
Views: 1,441,331
Posted By andrewwynn
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191113/877b10ee...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191113/877b10ee92193d8dd9a27db44d998ec4.jpg

Replaced wife's aux water pump today.

It's 10f = -12.222 c outside right now and until today the car would not...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-12-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11,556
Views: 1,441,331
Posted By andrewwynn
Bullseye. What part for you use I may want to...

Bullseye. What part for you use I may want to copy I like that you can close the "small parts tray" when not in use


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-12-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By andrewwynn
There are a dozen speakers. Are you positive?...

There are a dozen speakers. Are you positive? Pull the fuse, that's the only way to be positive. Also: use an app on your phone to measure the sound.

I use an app:
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-12-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By andrewwynn
That's damn good just clean/polish and get a cost...

That's damn good just clean/polish and get a cost of UV clear on them. Mine went from clear to milk jug opaque in 5 months when the UV coat came off


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-12-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By andrewwynn
Your auto button is broken. That will definitely...

Your auto button is broken. That will definitely cause problems. My scanner will report the state of the buttons as well as engage them if they are broken.

"Press the auto button".

The car is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-12-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By andrewwynn
You can get very close with a level for camber...

You can get very close with a level for camber and a string around the front and back tire for toe.

1/16" spacer in front of the string on the leadinf wdke of both front and back tires at the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-12-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11,556
Views: 1,441,331
Posted By andrewwynn
Nice. Outside observer would think that is factory

Nice. Outside observer would think that is factory
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