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Forum: Navigation System 02-10-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,513
Posted By Kev
The annoying part is, that it all looks as if...

The annoying part is, that it all looks as if it's working (as far as I can tell)...

9/02/2014 10:03:16.962: DIA --> TEL : Read coding data, Data="01" [ ]
09/02/2014 10:03:17.024: C8 07 3F A0 01...
Forum: Navigation System 02-10-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,513
Posted By Kev
Thanks, that would be just right if I only I had...

Thanks, that would be just right if I only I had the time to source and install it. But good to know for next time ;)
Forum: Navigation System 02-10-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,513
Posted By Kev
Thanks, that ties in with what I was told by John...

Thanks, that ties in with what I was told by John (ccfj1) that it takes the language from the coding of the car (is this independent of the MK4)?

That said, the previous ULF was from a UK car...
Forum: Navigation System 02-10-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,513
Posted By Kev
Navcoder 2.8.350 (64bit) not able to code VR?

Hi guys, any experience with using navcoder to enable VR for the ULF or Nav modules?

I've worked through the log files but can't see anything obvious, only this message which is a little weird...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-03-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By Kev
Bluetooth

Evening guys.

Sorry to post this here but I have a feeling that not too many of us follow the BT forum?....

While my Mk4 nav unit was away being repaired...

(fantastic guy in Romania...
Forum: Bluetooth 01-31-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By Kev
Hi, Just a quick update and 'all-play' question...

Hi,
Just a quick update and 'all-play' question for anyone following this thread....

I managed to get Navcoder to code the ULF, or at least it reported that it had. Only thing is that the VR...
Forum: Bluetooth 01-25-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By Kev
Spot on with Navcoder ;) Thanks. Well... at...

Spot on with Navcoder ;) Thanks.

Well... at least it reads and recognises by iBus and ULF so looks promising. But of course the free version can only view - so it's more a navreader than a...
Forum: Bluetooth 01-23-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By Kev
Thanks I'll try that. Seems I can also...

Thanks I'll try that.

Seems I can also update the voice language by myself for the Navigator :) ...

just wondering about why the Resler device didn't pick up my car in iSoft. Maybe will work...
Forum: Bluetooth 01-21-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By Kev
VR not activating on 6th Gen ULF.

Evening all,
After managing to blow the ULF on my 2004 E53 last year (donít askÖ I managed to get pins 17 and 19 confused and supplied 12v to god knows where), Iíve since picked up a nice 6th Gen...
Forum: Navigation System 01-20-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 832
Posted By Kev
Dealer wants $200 to change the Language on MK4 Unit

Hi guys,

Well I'm almost ready to sell the X5 (E53), and need to put it back to it's native Italian language setting. For the OBD I'm ok, it's quite easy. The tricky part is the NAV which I think...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,584
Posted By Kev
Well, actually I did... a long way past. 2005...

Well, actually I did... a long way past. 2005 3.0D Euro X5.

Driving from Milan to Krakow I was waiting to get through Czech republic to fill up with the cheaper Polish fuel. Crossing the border...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-07-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Kev
Hi guys, Just a quick update to close the...

Hi guys,

Just a quick update to close the thread.

The vacuum pump had indeed failed and was in pieces when dismanteled.

A replacement Pierburg unit. (exactly same as the one removed but...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-29-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Kev
Thanks a lot for the replies guys. I'm...

Thanks a lot for the replies guys.

I'm keeping my fingers crossed for a split pipe somewhere, though I did run my fingers over all the visible ones (and there are a few), and they all seemed...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-28-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Kev
I've checked the oil/water, and looked all around...

I've checked the oil/water, and looked all around the engine for any signs of split pipes but nothing obvious.

When revving the car it sounds like the turbo is not working (no whistle noise).
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-28-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Kev
Help! No brakes and loss of power !

Hi Guys,

Its a bad year for the X so far. After the front end shunt, causing the damper pulley to fail and needing to be replaced (800eur), I've been preparing to sell the car for something with...
Forum: Navigation System 06-15-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By Kev
Can MK4 read DL disks?

Hi guys,
The Nav in my 2005 E53 is failing to read the map disk more and more frequently.
I have a backup High ISO but its 6.4GB (DVD9) in size, which will only fit on a DL (dual layer) disk....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-30-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,989
Posted By Kev
Thanks a lot for all the advice guys. ...

Thanks a lot for all the advice guys.

Looking at the internals of the light, I totally agree that the main challenge is the optics that the light has to pass through.

Looking at the 20W...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-27-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,989
Posted By Kev
Hi, I have been looking at two options for...

Hi, I have been looking at two options for replacing my 5w white AE bulbs (one stopped working just recently after 2 years)

These seem to be the 25W ones referred to in this post,

BMW E83 X3...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-13-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Kev
Just checked, no stock in US either, and shipping...

Just checked, no stock in US either, and shipping very expensive... hmmm... thats a pain :$
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-13-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Kev
Thanks for the quick reply Ricky, My dealer...

Thanks for the quick reply Ricky,

My dealer has no idea when it will come back in stock :(

ECS looks great, just waiting to see if they will ship to the UK.

Cheers, Kev.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-13-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Kev
On 'back-order' - what's the longest you've waited?

Hi Guys,

I've just tried to order a new bumper for the X5 (putting a 4.8is bumper on this time).
There was a drop in price recently of the 4.8is bumper and it seems they've now sold out and there...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-07-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,474
Posted By Kev
Great looking car! Really gave me some ideas...

Great looking car! Really gave me some ideas (especially the roof rails coming off).

Just wondered, what style wheels are they?

Cheers, Kev.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-30-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,414
Posted By Kev
E53 2004 Xenon Light Question. Maybe, just maybe....

...someone can answer this question (even if 90% of members are in the US so may not have a clue what I'm talking about).

Recently had a prang in my LHD 2005 X5 with bi-Xenon lights and have just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-28-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By Kev
Cracked it !!!... Not the glass :D , how to get...

Cracked it !!!... Not the glass :D , how to get the glass out ;)

Door card off,

1) Wind the window right down.
2) Remove lower horizontal velvet/rubber strip (just unclips)
3) Prize the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-25-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,302
Posted By Kev
All sorted now thanks. In the end I used and OEM...

All sorted now thanks. In the end I used and OEM part fitted by an Indie in under 2 hours. Just the bodywork to worry about now...
Cheers, Kev
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