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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-13-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By lhordmclain
* Oil and filter change * New Battery ...

* Oil and filter change

* New Battery
- Alternator test (passed)
- Battery test (FAILED)

* Outside door handle (rear driver side)

-- Will do heater valve when the weather is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-01-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,390
Posted By lhordmclain
The Indy (with body shop) started PDR around the...

The Indy (with body shop) started PDR around the area of the panoramic roof. The insurance covered the labor to take out the roof.

The quote to repair : 900-1200 parts and 5 hours labor .. HELL...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-13-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By lhordmclain
A/C is not working: RR Auxiliary Fan (expensive...

A/C is not working: RR Auxiliary Fan (expensive part!) but it is all good.
Scan reported sign(s) of heater valve component failure - For now I am surviving with AC set to the 3 blue dots. Warm air...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-11-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By lhordmclain
@~117k miles Approved Alternative : Engine...

@~117k miles

Approved Alternative : Engine Oil (Total Quartz)

Genuine BMW parts:
* RR Front & Rear brake pads
* RR Front & Rear brake sensors
* Oil Filter
* Cabin Air Filter
*...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-22-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By lhordmclain
@~109k miles RR - steering angle sensor ...

@~109k miles

RR - steering angle sensor
(Infamous 4x4 ABS Module dashboard warning light)

Inx's: I just did the NSC last weekend (100 miles cycling, 7.5 hrs with 5 stops)
Preparing for Chi...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-16-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 135,410
Posted By lhordmclain
Oil changed last week Thursday @ 108k Over the...

Oil changed last week Thursday @ 108k
Over the weekend + ~650miles
* door county: sturgeon bay, egg harbor and gills rock.

I am one of those who rather drive the X versus rental ;)
Unless I'm...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-13-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,708
Posted By lhordmclain
And another one

And another one
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-13-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,708
Posted By lhordmclain
Hauled my new bike for summer :)

Hauled my new bike for summer :)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-02-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,066
Posted By lhordmclain
:iagree:

:iagree:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-02-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,517
Posted By lhordmclain
My .02 cents - Find an Indy shop that has...

My .02 cents

- Find an Indy shop that has BMW specific platform like GT1 or DIS or ISTA - scan / run diagnostics
* for stored codes - hint if transmission slipping, and other module(s)/
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-20-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By lhordmclain
* Dropped the front bumper to gain access to the...

* Dropped the front bumper to gain access to the headlight assembly
(TY to Twinspoppa DIY - it helped a lot! )
* RR L&R Xenon - Low beam bulb

2 hours all in :) taking time

My other...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-13-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By lhordmclain
Now you made me think twice :) Headlamp Bulb...

Now you made me think twice :)

Headlamp Bulb - Low Beam - D2S Xenon (12-volt, 35-watt) (http://www.pelicanparts.com/More_Info/63217160806.htm?pn=63-21-7-160-806-BOE&SVSVSI=595)
Part #:...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-13-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By lhordmclain
"Check low beam lights" Ordered: Part...

"Check low beam lights"

Ordered:

Part #16 For vehicles with Xenon Light
S522A=No Longlife bulb 12V 55W H7

Headlamp Bulb - H7 Halogen Longlife, (12-volt, 55-watt)
Part #:...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-21-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,117
Posted By lhordmclain
Believe it or not I am Civil Engineer (followed...

Believe it or not I am Civil Engineer (followed the traditional engineering path of my family) on papers but turned out to be IT which I really liked to do in the 1st place / pays the bill maybe...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-21-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By lhordmclain
May the force be with you as well. I am glad...

May the force be with you as well.

I am glad my company have a rewards program for getting in shape.

Man! I am jealous with your CEO's 4 series ride, we are scheduled to get one 2017 or 2018...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-21-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,615
Posted By lhordmclain
I agree with the all the troubleshooting steps...

I agree with the all the troubleshooting steps mentioned above by other owners.

For my case, it was my orig alternator bearings. replaced mine with Genuine RFMD BMW (by valeo) 140amp alternator...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-18-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,023
Posted By lhordmclain
I hate BMW coz I can't afford to buy new vehicles...

I hate BMW coz I can't afford to buy new vehicles every 5-6 yrs :)

2004 purchased new X5 3.0 and M3 Coupe
2009 purchased new 328xi
2016 Not on target to purchase a new one (this it will be euro...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-18-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,117
Posted By lhordmclain
I work in a team that provides Enterprise...

I work in a team that provides Enterprise Architecture Services for a Health Care

My eldest daughter, Army Reservist and getting her Psychology degree
Youngest, In 1st grade catholic school - I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-18-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By lhordmclain
@102,24xx miles - Replaced (all 5pcs)...

@102,24xx miles

- Replaced (all 5pcs) Instrument cluster Bulb (12V 1,5W) PN# 62111391260
- Engine Oil top off after the last oil change (1 quart every ~2400 miles)

Been busy with fitness,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-03-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By lhordmclain
Replaced 1 of 2 windshield pump (part #4)+...

Replaced 1 of 2 windshield pump (part #4)+ strainer (part #3)
(left side - when facing the reservoir )

Hard to gauge if the other one will seized soon, along with the head lamp washer pump. I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-27-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 21,699
Posted By lhordmclain
Seeing washer fluid on the ground - just...

Seeing washer fluid on the ground - just underneath the engine.
And got Washer fluid low warning (5 days ago, I topped it off).
I am at 100,600miles

Will check the pump (the usual culprit) -...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-11-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 26,170
Posted By lhordmclain
Is this the 1st time for your X I will...

Is this the 1st time for your X

I will probably do this next year (remove / replace FF, O2 pre cat, secondary MAF and double check DISA, brake lines, belts, pulleys, tensioners, alignment, axles,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-08-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 26,170
Posted By lhordmclain
Quick question: * how many of you (x5 owners)...

Quick question:
* how many of you (x5 owners) did R/R fuel filter with the genuine fuel filter VERSUS the OEM
* maintenance item before 100k mile / 6 yrs or at 100k / 10 yrs or beyond 100k miles...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-08-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By lhordmclain
Fuel filter 1st time on the X?

Fuel filter
1st time on the X?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-07-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 2,043,695
Posted By lhordmclain
First of all shout out to TiagX5 and StephenVA ...

First of all shout out to TiagX5 and StephenVA
* we installed cool carbon pads on our e90 3 series a couple of months ago
with zimmerman coated rotors
* also painted the calipers with G2

Very...
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