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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-19-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 18
Posted By TheFixer
You should run to LKQ and get the entire cooling...

You should run to LKQ and get the entire cooling system for yours.

Plus the valve cover.

Coils.

Plugs.

Etc....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-19-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 18
Posted By TheFixer
That's good to know. 👍

That's good to know. 👍
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-15-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 18
Posted By TheFixer
That was a reason I didn't opt to keep it....

That was a reason I didn't opt to keep it. Salvage title.

Having a salvage title was an issue I didn't want to deal with. Insurance is harder to get.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-15-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 18
Posted By TheFixer
My wife was driving it and my 4 year old was with...

My wife was driving it and my 4 year old was with her.

Here is the video of the accident from a person recording behind her. Start the video at 14:08


https://youtu.be/nxiMENj9MkI

My...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-14-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 18
Posted By TheFixer
Everything. Full cooling system refresh. 800...

Everything. Full cooling system refresh. 800 bucks of parts.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-14-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 18
Posted By TheFixer
Yup and yup. All oem. The irony is the hitch...

Yup and yup. All oem.

The irony is the hitch on it was taken from an e53 in the same yard. Lol
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-14-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 18
Posted By TheFixer
It is. Only needed a steering rack to get back on...

It is. Only needed a steering rack to get back on the road. But I was well compensated for all the work I put into it.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-14-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 18
Posted By TheFixer
My 06 m54b30 e53 is now in the junk yard

If you live near Chattanooga the E53 that I owned is now at the LKQ junkyard there. It arrived today.

It was hit by a person who ran a red light back in March.

It has a completely new entire...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-02-2022, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By TheFixer
Yup. I'll get the data when I get a decent chunk...

Yup. I'll get the data when I get a decent chunk of time to do it.

And you better believe I'm draining that fuel tank. Gas is getting expensive!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-02-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By TheFixer
M54b30 engine

If anyone near Chattanooga needs a motor. I got a good one.

https://youtu.be/lBRsevFUTtE
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-01-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 877
Posted By TheFixer
If you don't know the maintenence history........

If you don't know the maintenence history..... everything.

Front and rear diff fluid change.
Transfer case fluid change.
Transmission fluid and filter change.
Cooling system refresh....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-24-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By TheFixer
I replied to your direct message. Not sure if it...

I replied to your direct message. Not sure if it sent. Nothing in my sent message box.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-24-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By TheFixer
Well, when I start the car I can hear the pump...

Well, when I start the car I can hear the pump making noise. The car will move forward and reverse only for a moment. Then the pump goes quiet. If I turn the car off and back on, the same nose from...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-24-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By TheFixer
I could rebuild the trans or just swap another...

I could rebuild the trans or just swap another in. Not worth the hassle on this one though. The time to get it all sorted out would not be cost effective. So, I'll take what I need from it.

It...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-23-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By TheFixer
Pump in the transmission is dead. The...

Pump in the transmission is dead.

The engine is good. So, I'll sell that. Take the interior. Junk the rest.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-22-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By TheFixer
Coding the cluster is easy if you do a swap. You...

Coding the cluster is easy if you do a swap. You just need pa soft. Get it on Amazon.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-22-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By TheFixer
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-21-2022, 01:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By TheFixer
Nope. It goes into park and doesn't budge.

Nope. It goes into park and doesn't budge.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-21-2022, 01:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By TheFixer
I wish I had codes. Right now I've got nothing. ...

I wish I had codes. Right now I've got nothing. I will have to do some more physical inspection and see what I can find. I'll troubleshoot with ista more as well.

Broken t case splines would be...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-21-2022, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By TheFixer
Dash indicator shows drive, reverse, sport and...

Dash indicator shows drive, reverse, sport and manual modes. Whatever I put it into with the lever it registers. Just no movement.

Guy I bought it from says he was driving it home from work and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-20-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By TheFixer
Transmission issue on 2004 m54b30 e53

Bought another 500 dollar e53. Very clean, runs really well. Transmission goes into gear but no forward or reverse. There are no codes. I used inpa, ista and pa soft. So I'm stumped.

I bought...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By TheFixer
3M spray adhesive. I have used it to put...

3M spray adhesive.

I have used it to put new leather on center console arm rests, door arm rests, door panels, etc.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-30-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By TheFixer
Welcome! Good luck with that. That's a great...

Welcome! Good luck with that. That's a great find.

I bought a 500 dollar m54b30 e53 back in November. It's mostly sorted now except for some cosmetic stuff.

I've only had to put 1500 bucks...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-25-2022, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15,229
Views: 2,230,173
Posted By TheFixer
Nope. I would rather deal with a dozen...

Nope.

I would rather deal with a dozen e53's than that.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-25-2022, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By TheFixer
P1093 (Solved)

I was getting a p1093 code on my 06 m54 powered e53. Started last week. Thought maybe the torn intake boot I found was the culprit, but a vacuum leak doesn't usually generate the p1093. Anyway,...
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