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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
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Numerous modules are duplicates I never know...

Numerous modules are duplicates I never know which Is the best one but I think they are basically the same with some minor changes depending on what is available.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By andrewwynn
If the connector is inline just splice it ...

If the connector is inline just splice it


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By andrewwynn
There are like 400 styles of BMW wheels ...

There are like 400 styles of BMW wheels


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By andrewwynn
First indication is voltage regulator or slip...

First indication is voltage regulator or slip rings. Is your alternator oily? Second indication is a bad ground. Check the ground by measuring the voltage drop from frame to block it should never be...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 653
Posted By andrewwynn
I've only every seen that diagram. Always the B+...

I've only every seen that diagram. Always the B+ out on the end not near current path. I haven't looked at mine but not sure which model might actually match the diagram.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 321
Posted By andrewwynn
Make sure none of the level sensors flipped or...

Make sure none of the level sensors flipped or broke apart


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By andrewwynn
Just post here. There are many people here to die...

Just post here. There are many people here to die problems. I wouldn't myself consider putting on wheels not hub centric. I'm not sure if the BMW wheels have cone or sphere bolts but I would modify...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By andrewwynn
It was an N62. I just remember when my M54 was...

It was an N62. I just remember when my M54 was having problems that seemed similar, it was suggested I replace it but M54 doesn't have one.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 01:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 653
Posted By andrewwynn
You will notice that the diagram is incorrect. It...

You will notice that the diagram is incorrect. It shows the B+ is NOT in the current path to the starter. The reality is different than the diagram.

In reality the alternator and battery and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 01:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By andrewwynn
I'm pretty sure I've pulled up coolant in coolant...

I'm pretty sure I've pulled up coolant in coolant out and oil temp simultaneously to address problems with the cooling system


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 01:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 321
Posted By andrewwynn
Will not read most of the BMW modules. The...

Will not read most of the BMW modules. The "second level" stuff won't scan with basic scanners that's why I have foxwell nt510


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By andrewwynn
There isn't quite enough information but the fact...

There isn't quite enough information but the fact they are different color means either they are greatly different amount of wear or very different lamps. Possibly the wrong wattage.

Get some...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By andrewwynn
Some factory wheels are 315s. Use the tire...

Some factory wheels are 315s. Use the tire rolling circumference calculator to keep the rolling circumference as close as possible I wouldn't want to do more than 1% difference. Tires will often have...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Today, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By andrewwynn
That scanner will clear the airbag code unless...

That scanner will clear the airbag code unless there is still a fault.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By andrewwynn
Pretty sure I can read oil temp on my M54. Can't...

Pretty sure I can read oil temp on my M54. Can't with base scanner though need the likes of nt510


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 11:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 653
Posted By andrewwynn
That's actually pretty cool that the bat cable...

That's actually pretty cool that the bat cable takes that path. I have a precision 0.01 Ω resistor for measuring high current so it means i can get an exact measurement of the current to the starter...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By andrewwynn
I helped change one on 4.4 Sent from my...

I helped change one on 4.4


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By andrewwynn
Looks like a voltage problem. Either the voltage...

Looks like a voltage problem. Either the voltage regulator on the alternator or the voltage supply in the ebox I forget the name of it I don't have one on the 3.0.

Get voltage display real-time...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 554
Posted By andrewwynn
I plan on using a big vice grip and pry bar. (or...

I plan on using a big vice grip and pry bar. (or I engineered a special clamp to grab an axle for this purpose that is basically a steel plate with a hole the diameter of the axle, cut in half and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By andrewwynn
The key phase is more yellow. When hid wear out...

The key phase is more yellow. When hid wear out they tend to turn blue. They also draw a lot more current. I'm guessing more than the ballast will allow so it powers down.

My car came with one...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 653
Posted By andrewwynn
The problem was discovered in the other thread...

The problem was discovered in the other thread because the B+ terminal got HOT from high resistance. There could also be a high resistance issue at the BST. Or just at the battery terminal itself...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-19-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 653
Posted By andrewwynn
It seems like a bad connection at the B+ somebody...

It seems like a bad connection at the B+ somebody on the forum recently had that exact problem.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-19-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By andrewwynn
That's great testimony Sent from my...

That's great testimony


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-19-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By andrewwynn
I use a $20 WiFi dongle and an app on my phone....

I use a $20 WiFi dongle and an app on my phone. Don't even bother stopping


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-19-2019, 12:59 AM
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