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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-01-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
Ok folks, let's see if we can help others. First...

Ok folks, let's see if we can help others. First of all, sorry for the delay as I was sourcing parts that are not easy to find for 4.8is but can be easily sourced for 3.0 and 4.4 models. Let me...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-26-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
Consider yourself lucky if that is the case. ...

Consider yourself lucky if that is the case. That's an easy diagnosis and fix.

Sorry for the delayed updates. I am waiting for the GT1 software to arrive. I will definitely post an update if...
Forum: BMW SAV Items Wanted to Buy 10-20-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 490
Posted By X5Ghost
2004 - 2006 front bumper cover for 4.8is

Looking for a front bumper cover for 2004 to 2006 4.8is. Preferably in sliver but will take other colors if the price is right and will paint it.

Mine cracked and can't be fixed, need a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-20-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,706
Posted By X5Ghost
Welcome, nice color and wheels!

Welcome, nice color and wheels!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-20-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
Junkycosmos, looks like you found the sync option...

Junkycosmos, looks like you found the sync option in the GT1, this is great! I hope this resolves the issue otherwise, next step will be ordering a new key. Thx for all of those who provided Info...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-18-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
I believe Junkycosmos did test them and they were...

I believe Junkycosmos did test them and they were ok. I've ordered the GT1 software from eBay and waiting for delivery. It contains the option to sync the DME and EWS.

I will retest them again...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
I agree that another key would be helpful, I'm...

I agree that another key would be helpful, I'm not sure it will resolve the issue. The GT1 analysis suggested that the key is ok as the GT1 was able to see the key, read it, and examine it and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
The car came with 1 key when I purchased it so...

The car came with 1 key when I purchased it so this is my only key.
The starting issue occurred before the key was opened and the reason for opening the key was to diagnose this issue. Although I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
Junkycosmos, I found this on the web after some...

Junkycosmos, I found this on the web after some time searching. Is this an option in your GT1? Could you look it up and let me know pls?
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-14-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
Junkycosmos, thanks for your thoughts and follow...

Junkycosmos, thanks for your thoughts and follow up on this not to mention your visit to help me pull the codes. You are a true fellow X5er :thumbup:

To summarize, I have a crank and no start. ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-08-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
Quick update after finally getting back on my...

Quick update after finally getting back on my feet.
Checked the spark and turns out there no spark produced. Bought a crankshaft position sensor and replaced it but still crank and no start.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-28-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
No bounce or any movement of the tach what's so...

No bounce or any movement of the tach what's so ever. Guess could be CPS?



No needle bounce what so ever, completely dead.

Ya, l was following the suggestion of a fellow X'fer who had a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-26-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
Ya but I didn't see that before going to town...

Ya but I didn't see that before going to town tearing up the key. I was too eager to get going on A fix. No worry, it's my mistake. I hope to somehow get the key fixed otherwise, it looks like $280...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-25-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
Ok, based on earlier suggestion, I took the key...

Ok, based on earlier suggestion, I took the key apart to check the battery which was soldered in and a PITA to remove but this didn't turn out to be the issue. If it was that, the engine shouldn't...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-23-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
Even if the key fob operates the doors, alarm,...

Even if the key fob operates the doors, alarm, and everything else fine, it could still be key batt? or would good key operation rule this out?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-23-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,679
Posted By X5Ghost
4.8is Cranks over but engine won't start

Hey X5 fellows, When I turn the key to start, stater engages, engine cranks (turns) but won't start. Battery is good, only 5 months old. Car has 130k miles. Always premium gas. No computer codes...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-15-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 123,442
Posted By X5Ghost
simply an outstanding thread, thx for all the...

simply an outstanding thread, thx for all the details and great pics!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-24-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,968
Posted By X5Ghost
Boooooyaa again!

Boooooyaa again!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-18-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,363
Posted By X5Ghost
Lower the car to lowest setting, that would...

Lower the car to lowest setting, that would create less pressure than higher settings. A step in the right direction anyway. I think the instructions that comes with the new reman struts should...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-14-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By X5Ghost
Or you can use the buttons on your connected MP3...

Or you can use the buttons on your connected MP3 player or the nice touch screen on your iPod or iPhone instead? You can still use the head unit or steering wheel vol! What's wrong with this route?...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-13-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,297
Posted By X5Ghost
That is funny, love it :bustingup

That is funny, love it :bustingup
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-23-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By X5Ghost
I know what you mean, see this: ...

I know what you mean, see this:

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/93167-time-new-rear-air-bag-struts-however-confusing.html
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-23-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,880
Posted By X5Ghost
Back to the original thread :D I get 400 mi...

Back to the original thread :D

I get 400 mi per tank city and hwy mix drive!
Forum: X ///M Forum 08-18-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 63,255
Posted By X5Ghost
How do you use that downward pointing receiver? ...

How do you use that downward pointing receiver?

Do you have a picture of the hitch installed?

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd62/smoulton0204/E70%20X5%20M/DSC_5778_zps5f49aeda.jpg
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-17-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By X5Ghost
Well it worked out in the end :). Until next time...

Well it worked out in the end :). Until next time ;)
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