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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-24-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By n_sievers
I found with mine that since I had too many...

I found with mine that since I had too many contacts in my phonebook (my office Outlook added nearly 1000 "suggested contacts" to the others I had!) the bluetooth would continuously connect and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-07-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,884
Posted By n_sievers
I hear you on the rain, I work and flew into the...

I hear you on the rain, I work and flew into the rain in OC yesterday! Too bad I am just seeing this as I am departing SoCal out of LA otherwise I would have stopped by to lend a hand. It is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-03-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,003
Posted By n_sievers
I had the issue of the screen randomly turning...

I had the issue of the screen randomly turning green and i was able to resolve it by disassembling the unit, cleaning the screen's ribbon cable and socket connections on both sides. I also added a...
Forum: Navigation System 11-07-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,592
Posted By n_sievers
Your original nav screen would have been the...

Your original nav screen would have been the widescreen version in 2002 and is best to find one directly for an e53 since the screen is set a different angle than the e38/e39 format. With regard to...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-10-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,424
Posted By n_sievers
I have a 2012 XCM CPO'd through December 2017. I...

I have a 2012 XCM CPO'd through December 2017. I had called BMW NA earlier in the year when I became aware of the cell carrier dropping service and was told to check back periodically. Just last...
Forum: Bluetooth 04-06-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,446
Posted By n_sievers
Sorry I didn't respond earlier but has been a...

Sorry I didn't respond earlier but has been a crazy week. The updated mic should definitely resolve the issue as the earlier generation ones were a problem. Also if there is sound quality issues,...
Forum: Bluetooth 04-02-2016, 12:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,446
Posted By n_sievers
Great to hear it's up and working! The sound...

Great to hear it's up and working! The sound quality on the other end was a know issue and there is a revised mic part # that helps with this issue. The most recent version resolves a lot of the...
Forum: Bluetooth 03-28-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,446
Posted By n_sievers
That is correct in that the new antenna cable...

That is correct in that the new antenna cable should connect to the post with the cream square.
Forum: Bluetooth 03-28-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,446
Posted By n_sievers
I believe it connects to the tan/beige designated...

I believe it connects to the tan/beige designated connector and if did not already have Bluetooth, the cable from the tcu to the antenna was not present as is it just a short cable extending from the...
Forum: Bluetooth 03-25-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,446
Posted By n_sievers
The existing cable w/ FAKRA connector should be...

The existing cable w/ FAKRA connector should be for the external antenna for the assist function and additionally there should be a cable from the external antenna to the console for cradle antenna...
Forum: Bluetooth 03-24-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,446
Posted By n_sievers
When I retrofitted my Bluetooth ULF into my 2001...

When I retrofitted my Bluetooth ULF into my 2001 I installed the antenna in the factory location which is on top of the component stack behind the access panel at the rear on the driver's side...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-15-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,361
Posted By n_sievers
I believe on the early models there was an...

I believe on the early models there was an additional lighting package that included the rear footwell lights, interior door handle LED's and auto-dim mirror.
Forum: X ///M Forum 02-04-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,295
Posted By n_sievers
So to give an update, I sent her the email and...

So to give an update, I sent her the email and got a response back stating that yes in fact my VIN has the open campaign on it so need to bring in and if injector index is under 11 then they will be...
Forum: X ///M Forum 02-04-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,295
Posted By n_sievers
Thanks for the document. Just yesterday I...

Thanks for the document. Just yesterday I contacted my SA and after looking into it got back to me stating that my car falls under affected models but only if there is a concern or failure will they...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-01-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14,213
Views: 2,042,597
Posted By n_sievers
Got it an early birthday present for the '01 X5...

Got it an early birthday present for the '01 X5 of a set of style 210 wheels. I previously had my style 300's from my X6M on it and they looked amazing, however those are some heavy wheels and tires...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-02-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,504
Posted By n_sievers
So I am happy to report that I completed the...

So I am happy to report that I completed the replacement today. I removed the interior door panel, partially detached the interior Woodrow surround trim and removed all of the exterior trim pieces...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-20-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,504
Posted By n_sievers
So I ordered and the part and awaiting its...

So I ordered and the part and awaiting its arrival for install this Christmas week. I will report back on how the replace the goes.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-18-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,490
Posted By n_sievers
That is correct in there being varied option...

That is correct in there being varied option support on the early BM53's, see my earlier post in this thread indicating model #'s and support. Early Sirius receivers were nav and non-nav specific,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-18-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,490
Posted By n_sievers
If the car already has a BM53 and MK4 nav...

If the car already has a BM53 and MK4 nav installed (confirmed that the firmware is older and does not support Sirius) and has or is prewired for CD changer then the only thing that needs to be done...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-17-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,490
Posted By n_sievers
If you are adding to an 03 then chances are the...

If you are adding to an 03 then chances are the BM53 radio module does not support Sirius but you would have to confirm that by looking at the part number on the BM53. There used to be someone in CO...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-13-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,504
Posted By n_sievers
Just wanted to see if that was the correct part...

Just wanted to see if that was the correct part as i am preparing to order for mine as well.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-11-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By n_sievers
Very easy procedure. Just remove the upper...

Very easy procedure. Just remove the upper screws securing the IC then gently wiggle/pull the IC out. The bulbs are just quarter-turn sockets. The bulb is attached to the holder/base so the...
Forum: Navigation System 11-04-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By n_sievers
That button is actually not a cassette button,...

That button is actually not a cassette button, rather it is the display change button - radio-nav/display toggle.
Forum: Mobile Electronics Forum 10-22-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 982
Posted By n_sievers
So I don't recall the exact cable part numbers...

So I don't recall the exact cable part numbers and am out of town traveling. I have installed the OEM iPod adapter and is not necessary to follow the instructions that came with it. It is much...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-20-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By n_sievers
I successfully retrofitted but is not an easy...

I successfully retrofitted but is not an easy process nor is it just plugging in components. You can look for my posts on here if you need some reference.
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