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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-02-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By MosH
MAF gasket/grommet got sucked into TB

Thankfully we diagnosed the issue and we saw the gasket hanging out of the throttle body.

Does anyone know how this thing goes back on the MAF and connects to the top half of the airbox?? We are...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-28-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,863
Posted By MosH
Thanks for the continue feedback. I just checked...

Thanks for the continue feedback. I just checked with a DVM, I have 12.5volts not running and 13.8volts when running so it looks like the alternator is outputting as expected. I also took apart the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-28-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,863
Posted By MosH
Well after more than 12hrs of 10amp charging I...

Well after more than 12hrs of 10amp charging I still have the same issue...As soon as I reconnected the battery and started the truck it was idlding rough (like a 69 camaro with a lumpy cam) and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-27-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,863
Posted By MosH
Thanks, the battery is just shy of 2yrs old now,...

Thanks, the battery is just shy of 2yrs old now, from Autozone. I guess I can take it there and ask for a replacement under their warranty to avoid any future issues. I will let you know how I make...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-27-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,863
Posted By MosH
Engine fail safe light came on and idle is now rough, gas pedal not responding

So before I left for vacation 2 weeks ago I had my coolant resiviour crack in the car wash drive through. Luckily the car did not overheat as I saw the steam coming out and shut her down. I was able...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-27-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,540
Posted By MosH
Hopefully that one is better quality, mine seems...

Hopefully that one is better quality, mine seems to have failed already. I am not sure if I want to use another ebay fan or have the system checked to ensure something else isnt wrong...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-06-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,995
Posted By MosH
Once you take the door panels off there is a...

Once you take the door panels off there is a black "foam" material that BMW used as a vapor barrier. You would think this is just a vapor barrier however it lets a tremendous amount of water IN the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-28-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,540
Posted By MosH
Just an update and FYI, I was waiting for this to...

Just an update and FYI, I was waiting for this to come back in stock, they now have them again. They directed me to EBAY where I purchased the fan for 265.00 plus 20.00 for shipping, now that is a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-15-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,346
Posted By MosH
2003 3.0i approaching 50K miles, what service?

I'm still debating on touching the tranny fuild. Some say do it, some say dont fix what's not broken...

Im thinking:
Transaxle fuild
Diff's fuild
Power steering (again via turkey baster...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-17-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,475
Posted By MosH
New winter shoes - Nexen

So I decided to get a set of dedicated winter/snow tires put on my factory 18" rims and take the 20" wheels off for the winter. After the first bit of snow we just had I was not happy with the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-24-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,856
Posted By MosH
20" tire pressure

Hey all,

I just bought a set of 20" rims and tires from a member on xoutpost, I am wondering what the correct tire pressure should be? The tire size is 275/40/20. The shop that put them on for me...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-16-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,712
Posted By MosH
Do these impact the factory Xenons at all? I have...

Do these impact the factory Xenons at all? I have these and would like to add angel eyes, is it just a simple replacement of the housing somehow? I don't get it :)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-16-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,144
Posted By MosH
Take the door panel off and re-seal the foam...

Take the door panel off and re-seal the foam vapor barrier. I had to do this on all 4 of my doors as I had a flood of water under my carpets and on the floor boards. 4 days with a heater and a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-11-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,525
Posted By MosH
Does it get cold if you drive on the highway? If...

Does it get cold if you drive on the highway? If so then your AUX fan is bad.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-06-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 53,984
Posted By MosH
Whats strange about mine is that it spins when I...

Whats strange about mine is that it spins when I turn the car off, post cooling the fan will work.
When I put my A/C on it does not come on and I have the same issue, ice cold on the highway and hot...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-06-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,211
Posted By MosH
Many thanks to Weasel for the method above, I...

Many thanks to Weasel for the method above, I just noticed my boat was ripped this week when doing an oil change, since I wasnt hearing any noise I assumed I caught it early so I ordered a new boot...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-23-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 996
Posted By MosH
A/C Condensory - auxillary fan issue

Hey guys, so it seems my fan has sorta stopped working. When stopped at a light I start to get warm air from my vents and then cold again when moving. I stopped with the car and the A/C running,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-09-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 55,619
Posted By MosH
Try putting dielectric bulb grease on all socket...

Try putting dielectric bulb grease on all socket connections. Also, take the bulbs out and check the actual metal contact, one of mine was arched and melted into the plastic a bit which caused an...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-28-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By MosH
For anyone interested I found out Metra makes a...

For anyone interested I found out Metra makes a kit for the X5 which is reasonably priced on most sites for under 50 bux! I can now move forward with my double DIN NAV/DVD/Stereo install.

Metra...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-18-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,221
Posted By MosH
Ouch, I thought they were designed to fail open...

Ouch, I thought they were designed to fail open to avoid this.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-18-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,221
Posted By MosH
Should be dead center when warm, all the time...

Should be dead center when warm, all the time regardless of speed or idle.

Mine was center at idle and started going down on the highway due to a bad thermostat. Luckily when they go bad they get...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-18-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,568
Posted By MosH
What are the prices you are seeing? I paid 16,500...

What are the prices you are seeing? I paid 16,500 6months ago, purchased from the owner, not a stealer.
It has black leather as well. Going to need tires soon, it has the original michelins on it...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-18-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 49,654
Posted By MosH
What dealer was it?

What dealer was it?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-18-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,568
Posted By MosH
I guess I'm lucky I happened to stumble across...

I guess I'm lucky I happened to stumble across mine, I wasn't even looking for an X5, it just sounded to good to pass up, original owner with 37K miles garage kept.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-18-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,567
Posted By MosH
I have been looking for a DIY article for...

I have been looking for a DIY article for cleaning the CCV, does one exist?
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