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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-16-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,307
Posted By ProfessorX5
For me, it was a lot of rotted leaves that did me...

For me, it was a lot of rotted leaves that did me in.

Just traded her in, though. May go for an e70 next year. ;)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-02-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By ProfessorX5
Good bye to the e53

Thanks to last year's accident, getting in and out of the car is painful. As much as I hate to, I'm going to have to get a minivan so I don't get the knife-in-the-back-one leg goes numb experience of...
Forum: BMW SAV Items for Sale 11-02-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,327
Posted By ProfessorX5
Unhappy 2003 X5 3.0 - 290k

My back can't take hpping out of this car anymore.

It's got the following new items:

front brakes
rad hoses
belts
pulleys
tensioners
water pump
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-30-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,955
Posted By ProfessorX5
Well, not the fuses, not the FSU... I REALLY...

Well, not the fuses, not the FSU... I REALLY don't want to do the blower... oh well, time to pony up or trade in and not tell the dealer the blower's bad :P
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-31-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,820
Posted By ProfessorX5
Well, that sucks... :rolleyes:

Well, that sucks... :rolleyes:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-26-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By ProfessorX5
DIid the OFHG last year, no signs of oil there....

DIid the OFHG last year, no signs of oil there. Also, no perceptible oil loss at the dipstick, so if it's engine oil, it's a slow leak... will check the PS reservoir. Thanks, guys!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-26-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By ProfessorX5
Unhappy New oil leak, yay

I replaced the OFHG last year, the plug's not leaking, and I don't see any signs of a leak at the VCG. There seems to be oil slowly dripping from the splash guard... took all night to make 3 small...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-10-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,955
Posted By ProfessorX5
NFC how to hook 12v to it.

NFC how to hook 12v to it.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-06-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,835
Posted By ProfessorX5
$2k? Harsh. Might be time to trade the x in.

$2k? Harsh. Might be time to trade the x in.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-06-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,835
Posted By ProfessorX5
A bit beyond my knowledge... and thanks to last...

A bit beyond my knowledge... and thanks to last yr's accident, if i twist around/bend a lot, my left leg stops working... so gonna have to find a shop here that isn't gonna try to take advantage.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,835
Posted By ProfessorX5
Well, I replaced the FSU, and it was still not...

Well, I replaced the FSU, and it was still not working.... how do I connect 12v to it directly.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,835
Posted By ProfessorX5
Grrr, the blower is dead.

I hear this is a 15 hour diy... somebody say it ain't so. :P
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,955
Posted By ProfessorX5
yay. Just had this die on me. Thought it was the...

yay. Just had this die on me. Thought it was the FSU, but I replaced that and still no dice.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-03-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,307
Posted By ProfessorX5
Mine just broke today while compressing the...

Mine just broke today while compressing the calipers to put the new brake pads on... mech said I gotta come back tomorrow because he has to get some tool to bleed/calibrate the system...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-24-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11,380
Views: 1,414,820
Posted By ProfessorX5
Ordered the new FSU. Took care of the intake...

Ordered the new FSU. Took care of the intake elbow.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-21-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,556
Posted By ProfessorX5
Hm, I think I've spent about $3000 in about a...

Hm, I think I've spent about $3000 in about a year and a half... so about $170/month.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-16-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By ProfessorX5
Thanks, guys. Will try that test, if I can get...

Thanks, guys. Will try that test, if I can get the blower running again. Hoping it's not the blower.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-16-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By ProfessorX5
Angry Final State Resistor/Unit

Just want to make sure I've got this right.


My blower intermittently stops working. With summer coming this will suck in a black car, so I'm thinking it's probably the FSU/FSR.

It this it? #3...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-12-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11,380
Views: 1,414,820
Posted By ProfessorX5
Will clean the throttle body, not sure If my back...

Will clean the throttle body, not sure If my back can handle the CCV job at the same time... most likely going to have to pay someone to do even this simple job, since my legs don't work right when I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-11-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,923
Posted By ProfessorX5
Ditto on FCPEuro and RockAuto. They haven't...

Ditto on FCPEuro and RockAuto. They haven't disappointed me yet.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-11-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11,380
Views: 1,414,820
Posted By ProfessorX5
Got my new intake boot! Alas, it had a small...

Got my new intake boot!

Alas, it had a small but deep nick between the ribs. Part supplier is going to send me another one. C'est la diy ;)
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-11-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,632
Posted By ProfessorX5
Welcome to the epic adventure that is e53!

Welcome to the epic adventure that is e53!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-09-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By ProfessorX5
Yeah I mean no air movement from the vents...

Yeah I mean no air movement from the vents...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-09-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By ProfessorX5
Whistle Weird AC issue

Sometimes the AC stops blowing. The AC clutch engages when i hit the snowflak button, so I know it's not that. However, if I pull the fuses and put them back in, it comes back. The fuses seem ok. I'm...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-07-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 91,192
Posted By ProfessorX5
Just crossed 290k km. :)

Just crossed 290k km. :)
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