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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-20-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,169
Posted By bulkwarrior
Help! Driver side window control button won't work

Hi, need help on this one. My 2006 x5 driver side window control all of a sudden stopped working. I think there might be a little bit of snow got into the door panel last week(before that it was...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,530
Posted By bulkwarrior
Does fuel injector cleaner work?

I've been adding a bottle of these fuel injector cleaner&upper cylinder lubricator additives once every 5k miles, but don't know if it really works or not. It's becoming a religious practice. . Can...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By bulkwarrior
Is it difficult to change the serpentine belt(s)?

Hi, I'm wondering if it's a difficult job to change the serpentine belt(s) and tensioners(if needed). Where can i find a how to DIY? Thanks.
Oh almost forgot, my car is a 06 4.4i
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,172
Posted By bulkwarrior
haha! Since when burger eating becomes a sin?

haha! Since when burger eating becomes a sin?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,172
Posted By bulkwarrior
I hate to say this, but over 90% of dangerous...

I hate to say this, but over 90% of dangerous situations I encountered so far are caused by female drivers. It seems driving is just not a gal thing. They simple forget to observe, yield or signal...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,782
Posted By bulkwarrior
I guess since God created the universe I've never...

I guess since God created the universe I've never replaced them on this particular car.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,782
Posted By bulkwarrior
hi abwmma, is that(pulley and belts) a DIY job or...

hi abwmma, is that(pulley and belts) a DIY job or must be done in the shop? What's the estimated cost for a shop job? Thanks.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,782
Posted By bulkwarrior
hey terminator do you think the hissing in my...

hey terminator do you think the hissing in my video sounded like your truck? Thanks.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,782
Posted By bulkwarrior
Oh, so it should sound more like a diesel engine...

Oh, so it should sound more like a diesel engine if it's the timing chain guide? Like "ta-ta-ta-ta"? I would rather it's the serpentine belt which is much cheaper to fix(maybe I can DIY). Thanks.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,782
Posted By bulkwarrior
what's the sound cover? Is it the big cover on...

what's the sound cover? Is it the big cover on the engine where the emblem is ? Thanks.
I agree, mine 06 is a saber-tooth and yours is a dinosaur. :)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,782
Posted By bulkwarrior
Maybe it's just a serpentine belt or...

Maybe it's just a serpentine belt or something(does this car even has a serpentine?)
I used to have an old car whose serpentine belt squeals in the winter, and it sounds a little bit like that.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,782
Posted By bulkwarrior
just shot a short video with my phone. here it is

http://youtu.be/4NDvDVdaosg
high pitch noise when bmw x5 4.4i engine is runnin - YouTube (http://youtu.be/4NDvDVdaosg)

Please let me know what it sounds like. It's snowing today so I have to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,183
Posted By bulkwarrior
I used to get this door open alert after I...

I used to get this door open alert after I replaced my door handle carrier(an easy DIY). Very annoying indeed. After I disconnect and reconnect the battery this warning disappeared. Maybe that's...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,782
Posted By bulkwarrior
Wow, sounds like $2000+ job. Labor charge at...

Wow, sounds like $2000+ job. Labor charge at least $1500. So if you DIY, you have to lift the engine out and open it up? Guess I have to go to a shop for this kind of job.
By the way, is there a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,782
Posted By bulkwarrior
Thanks terminator! Do you know approximately how...

Thanks terminator! Do you know approximately how much it will cost to get it replaced at a professional shop? The dealer is not too far away but they always charge me way too much even for a small...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-27-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,782
Posted By bulkwarrior
Engine has a strange sharp noise, should I be worried?

Hi I got a 06 X5 4.4i with a N62 engine. Recently I noticed when the engine's running there's a high pitch tone which wasn't there before. It's not very loud, can't hear it at all from the cabin, but...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-19-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By bulkwarrior
babyduke, I tested and didn't find any problem...

babyduke, I tested and didn't find any problem with the central locking and interior lighting. They all work fine. :)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-19-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By bulkwarrior
I haven't tried that yet. Will try when I get...

I haven't tried that yet. Will try when I get back home. The battery I put in was a walmart H8(went for the cheap because this is an old car). Had to use the glue gun to seal the vent hole on the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-19-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By bulkwarrior
wow! That did the trick! Thanks a lot jlam86!

wow! That did the trick! Thanks a lot jlam86!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-19-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By bulkwarrior
Just changed battery, all of a sudden the 4x4 warning light in dash came up

Hi, all I just changed the battery of my 2006 X5. I followed a video procedure on youtube and all went smoothly. After I start the car, however, the 4x4 warning light on the dash came up. This has...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-03-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By bulkwarrior
Thanks, again I'm in 100% agreement with you....

Thanks, again I'm in 100% agreement with you. When I shop for batteries, I just pay attention to the cold cranking amps and the price. Nowadays they are probably all made in some asian country...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-03-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By bulkwarrior
Thanks terminator! I guess you are right. I have...

Thanks terminator! I guess you are right. I have a portable battery booster. Just connected it to the charging ports and voila the headlight was off and the battery is charging correctly. I'll wait...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-03-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By bulkwarrior
My X5 is a 2006 4.4i. I'm trying to...

My X5 is a 2006 4.4i. I'm trying to troubleshooting the problem by removing the fuse for the headlight and then try to charge the battery. From how long it takes to charge the battery i can figure...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-03-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By bulkwarrior
Help please. My E53's battery's drained after parking for only a few days

Help please. My E53's battery's drained after parking for only a few days. This has never happened before. When I tried to charge it with a charger overnight, the battery is still not charged. I do...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-27-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,020
Posted By bulkwarrior
81K? that's exactly when my problem first occur,...

81K? that's exactly when my problem first occur, 2 years ago. Now I'm at 115K and the car runs perfect during warmer months.
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