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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-28-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By ArtMan
oh also when i spoke with the shop manager about...

oh also when i spoke with the shop manager about why i got the trans-fail safe he said bc the cars ecu is designed to cut power to things and conserve when in that situation not sure about this but i...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-28-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By ArtMan
Checking the voltage with it off is only for the...

Checking the voltage with it off is only for the battery not alternator....also low volts dont mean it wont start the car its about the amps needed to. I use odb reader while car is running and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-28-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By ArtMan
You are right in that the alternator should do...

You are right in that the alternator should do its job after but ive seen where power draw will spike and thats were the battery comes in and help provide the juice. In my case i have currently 200K...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-28-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By ArtMan
YES at least for me. My alternator gave up...

YES

at least for me. My alternator gave up and came home from the gas station and left maybe 10 minutes later and driving out of the neighborhood i got trans fail safe then ac cut out etc...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-10-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By ArtMan
I did it without having to do anything to the...

I did it without having to do anything to the transfer case. I wanna say what i did was take the rubber guibo out then slide the transfer case side in first then at the same time put the quibo back...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-26-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By ArtMan
Yeah my list of items that would need to be...

Yeah my list of items that would need to be replaced if i went that route is big. But i figured if im going to replace the engine and transmission and those 2 alone will set me back 1500-2800 just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-24-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By ArtMan
Thats what i was thinking but was not sure the...

Thats what i was thinking but was not sure the exact date of X drive implementation and if that the case can i use a 2004 engine with 2003 transmission then?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-24-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By ArtMan
Whistle Engine and Transmission swap

So after many wonderful years of ownership, my 2003 x5 3.0 is on its last leg. Engine has a bad misfire goes away after warm up but the minute you start up no matter how many times its been on that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By ArtMan
mines been doing that during cold starts no black...

mines been doing that during cold starts no black smoke just 2 times that is it had a white-ish smoke but mainly just misfire like that and if i shut it off and on its purrs after wards and its...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By ArtMan
Im not ignoring im just building a list of things...

Im not ignoring im just building a list of things to check not just one but a list ie brainstorming and i appreciate any and all feedback and ideas trader4

i dont want to check one thing come back...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,299
Posted By ArtMan
OMG just came up to your thread and hhaha iave...

OMG just came up to your thread and hhaha iave had a similar rattle for like 5 yrs now and my mechanic and couple of shops had confirmed it as a broken cat but since i didnt throw codes and it ran...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,851
Posted By ArtMan
Yeap about 4-5 yrs ago when i bliew my 3rd gear...

Yeap about 4-5 yrs ago when i bliew my 3rd gear in the auto trans and then my torque converter blew shortly after that i noticed used-rebuilt trans were roughtly 3-5grand and just used were still 2-3...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By ArtMan
This is what i was thinking also because even tho...

This is what i was thinking also because even tho i bleed and bleed (and yes i know how to bleed the sysstem not to mention i already said ive been driving for yrs and no problem like this before so...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-05-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,851
Posted By ArtMan
yeap ...

yeap

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/94386-rock-crawler-build-e53-3-0l.html
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-05-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By ArtMan
im leaning to a malfunctioning thermostat also ...

im leaning to a malfunctioning thermostat also but since the majority of the cooling system is new i rather throw a new pump and thermostat in their also but while im looking at thiings i was just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-05-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By ArtMan
well the logic is that the components have plenty...

well the logic is that the components have plenty of age on them thus its time to change them any way that being said I stated that the coolant is coming from the cap on the ET. if you look it states...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-05-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By ArtMan
can someone with a 3.0 verify if you feel...

can someone with a 3.0 verify if you feel pressure/flow of coolant at idle from upper or lower hose?

i have a 2003 3.0 x5
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-05-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By ArtMan
Unhappy Cooling question?

I hate starting a cooling thread but I cant seem to find answers so here goes!


Currently i have 199,xxx miles and thus far:

~130,xxx waterpump & thermostat were replaced
~191,xxx expansion...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-05-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,805
Posted By ArtMan
Nice ride always loved the IS look. quick...

Nice ride always loved the IS look. quick question, i noticed you had your windshield replaced by safelight? have you used your rainsensor yet? Before their replaced mine even with the giant cracked...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-05-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,851
Posted By ArtMan
sorry to bring an old thread back but any updates...

sorry to bring an old thread back but any updates lol? I have some new junk yards that have x5s in them and many more 3s/5s with manual transmissions love to see what can be done? my...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-21-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,897
Posted By ArtMan
definitly the splines.....it takes 30 min to swap...

definitly the splines.....it takes 30 min to swap one out and you dont even have to remove the transfer case

1) unbolt the front shaft and inspect damages. use a flash light and check the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-30-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,463
Posted By ArtMan
Totally agree....had vibrations too replaced...

Totally agree....had vibrations too replaced those and it went away.(specifically i replaced the second part first then the first)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-24-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,361
Posted By ArtMan
Barev, awesome pictures!!!

Barev, awesome pictures!!!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-29-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By ArtMan
well, its just with some research ive found other...

well, its just with some research ive found other people in other cars have used this brand....and no problems. Now ive also done the research and bearings will cost me ($30 bucks plus ill need new...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-28-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By ArtMan
The 40 is for core which you get back so I did...

The 40 is for core which you get back so I did not count that in the price.
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