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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-05-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By goldenbird
Where are you my friends?

Where are you my friends?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-04-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By goldenbird
braking sound when stoping at low speed only

When braking at high speed nothing is heard. when trying to move slowly down a hill by exerting a light steady push on the brake pedal, a sound is heard. The sound look like as the pads & rotors are...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-11-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,760
Posted By goldenbird
Second specialized car electronic shop assumed...

Second specialized car electronic shop assumed also that sas needs repair (he claims able to repair it from inside rather than replacing it). He reset the code and calibrated the sas to convince me...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-10-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By goldenbird
I was having the same problem & the 4x4 yellow...

I was having the same problem & the 4x4 yellow bulb lights up. Tested through my mechanic & find the steering wheel sensor not responding as it is not receiving power. He checked the connection and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-07-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,961
Posted By goldenbird
Thanks X5Ghost. I went to that specialist and...

Thanks X5Ghost. I went to that specialist and checked to find the fault is coming from the sas itself. He reset the fault and the light went off. calibrated it through scanner but he said the light...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-07-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,004
Posted By goldenbird
Yes you got different codes and some are not...

Yes you got different codes and some are not related to tranny. I go with SlickGT1. Check battery voltage and alternator. A bad battery or alternator means the part generating those codes is not...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-07-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 20,363
Posted By goldenbird
Visited a new indy specialist. he says, it...

Visited a new indy specialist. he says, it happens no worry
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-07-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 20,363
Posted By goldenbird
Thanks Litsie. It seems it can happens without...

Thanks Litsie. It seems it can happens without being related to a real fault and it is caused by a diversity of reasons. It may be a bug in the software too or extra sensitivity when comparing gear...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-07-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By goldenbird
I have read almost all, but didn't find anything...

I have read almost all, but didn't find anything regarding over topping. Wanna look out if this might influence the shifting speed between gears and the flexibility of the tranny in general as well...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-06-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 20,363
Posted By goldenbird
Thanks Terminatorx5. I am always happy with your...

Thanks Terminatorx5. I am always happy with your replies.They are always useful and reflect your nice experience and understanding of how these machines really work.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-06-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,961
Posted By goldenbird
Ok Thanks 2003x5guy for the useful info.

Ok Thanks 2003x5guy for the useful info.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-06-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 20,363
Posted By goldenbird
Did'nt happened till now for a second time. I...

Did'nt happened till now for a second time. I have checked oil level and I found near a cup of tea of extra fluid inside (@ 41 degree c). I found this on the Internet too

Make : BMW ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-06-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By goldenbird
extra transmission fluid found when checking its level

I have replaced the heat exchanger involving the lost of about half a cup of tea which was contained in it. When checking the transmission fluid level for topping at 41 degree celcius (starting the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-06-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,961
Posted By goldenbird
Red face Repairing steering angle sensor rather than replacing it

Did anyone heard about repairing steering angle sensor rather than replacing it? A specialized car electronics shop claims it can repair the sas instead of replacing it. Theoretically speaking, if...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By goldenbird
I will check in a couple of days (maybe tomorrow)...

I will check in a couple of days (maybe tomorrow) with an experienced shop & let you know the result. Thanks a lot
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,004
Posted By goldenbird
You need to start by reading fault code or codes...

You need to start by reading fault code or codes at an experienced and reputable shop, then the problem will be solved accordingly
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By goldenbird
SlickGT1 . I have checked it says "ATF fluid...

SlickGT1 . I have checked it says "ATF fluid only". The yellow (not red) light on my dash is the 4x4 light. My mechanic uses Autologic scanner. Didn't know The error code number,but he said "it is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By goldenbird
It is general question my friend and it is not...

It is general question my friend and it is not related to my "light on" case as there is a code stored regarding some sort of error in steering angle sensor. The error is mostly electrical not...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By goldenbird
Relation between steering wheel fluid & sensor

Is there any relation between low steering wheel fluid & DSC "light on" bulb (4x4). I red something like this, but I was not convinced?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,706
Posted By goldenbird
true. press full brake suddenly to stop the car...

true. press full brake suddenly to stop the car when crawling (try it in little sloppy road) you can try it again and again seconds apart just to hear the braking sound it makes. The braking sound...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,701
Posted By goldenbird
Thanks ndabunka. No I am not teased with what...

Thanks ndabunka. No I am not teased with what SlickGT1 was saying. He helped me out many times in this forum. Yes we have some problems in our car import regulations. Yes I admit & feel not angry...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,361
Posted By goldenbird
Yes it is. When you turn the car off, even with...

Yes it is. When you turn the car off, even with no key inserted , you can listen to the radio for 20 min. I tried it but didn't wait to check on the 20 min allowance time. I think even when you just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-04-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,706
Posted By goldenbird
If you hear a sound coming from the brakes when...

If you hear a sound coming from the brakes when you suddenly hit the brakes at turtle speed , then the bushing need replacement. I replaced mine 2 days ago and it was slightly damaged, but enough to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-03-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,004
Posted By goldenbird
Don't be so sure about what the shop told you. I...

Don't be so sure about what the shop told you. I suggest you check at another shop. You didn't mention if they find an error code or not. Is there any seen damage, oil leakage in the tranny box?....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-03-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,701
Posted By goldenbird
jgold47. No my friend I knew you were just...

jgold47. No my friend I knew you were just messing with me.

SlickGT1. A used car is in many cases sold for 'not happy with it" reason. U need to be always careful when purchasing a car whether it...
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