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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-13-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By mihai
but since the mechanic adjusted the camber to the...

but since the mechanic adjusted the camber to the max, should't the wheel stay straight or almost straight? considering that i changed the ball joint and the rear upper control arm. i am beginning to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-13-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By mihai
so andrew, do you still have the p1093 code? i...

so andrew, do you still have the p1093 code? i see that you are also battling this some time. it is almost making me lose hope for this car
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-12-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By mihai
what i meant was that the guy who did the...

what i meant was that the guy who did the alignment told me that he can't adjust it more to fix the negative camber.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-12-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By mihai
i had this issue before. i didn't have to replace...

i had this issue before. i didn't have to replace the steering angle sensor. all it needed was calibration. i used INPA for this. if you still have the old one, you could give it a try...otherwise,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-12-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By mihai
thanks for the input everyone. i think i'll try...

thanks for the input everyone. i think i'll try to change the guide links too and i will take it for an alignment.

oldskewel, i think i know the bushings you are referring to. i've been...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-11-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By mihai
I replaced the MAF; still having the P1093 code;...

I replaced the MAF; still having the P1093 code; next replacements will be downstream o2 sensors
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-11-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By mihai
even if it is clearly visible to the eye? i have...

even if it is clearly visible to the eye? i have severe wear on brand new tires(i did the alignment when i purchased them) that's why i decided to try and change those parts.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-10-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By mihai
BMW X5 E53 - rear wheels negative camber

I have recently replaced the rear upper control arms and rear ball joints hoping that this will fix the negative camber, but it looks like i still have it. I haven't taken the car for alignment yet,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-10-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By mihai
I finally managed to put everything back together...

I finally managed to put everything back together without compressing the spring...i used a scissor-jack...and with small adjustments and a good few hours of trying, everything turned out fine. but...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-07-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By mihai
The tool doesn't fit due to limited space around...

The tool doesn't fit due to limited space around the spring...so that option will not work

I already tried lifting the bottom with a floor jack...the problem however is that i can only get one...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-07-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By mihai
Rear Ball Joint Trouble - E53 - spring set-up

I wanted to replace my rear ball joints over the weekend and I am running in to BIG trouble trying to put everything back together. My 2006 X5 has the regular spring set-up. I am unable to put the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-24-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By mihai
at this point i think the options are as follows:...

at this point i think the options are as follows:

fuel filter, fuel pump, injectors, catalyst...it has to be one of these
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-23-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By mihai
same thing happened to me. went away for a...

same thing happened to me. went away for a while...came back; after that it went away on it's own and was replaced by p1093. i have a feeling that it might be the downstream O2 sensors; i didn't...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-10-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By mihai
SOLVED I cleared the adaptations with inpa....

SOLVED

I cleared the adaptations with inpa. That's all i had to do...wasted months of troubleshooting and never crossed my mind that after clearing the code, i should try to clear the adaptations.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-01-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By mihai
Code 235 / P1092

Hi guys, i have a 2006 X5 3.0i 90k miles. I have this code that i am trying to get rid of and nothing i did so far helped me. I did some research on the internet and i have found only one success...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-04-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By mihai
@andrewwynn what is the maximum temp you...

@andrewwynn

what is the maximum temp you reached in stop/go traffic?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-03-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By mihai
to be honest i would not drive my car without the...

to be honest i would not drive my car without the fan clutch either during summer; i was just curious if anyone else did this lol :D
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-03-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By mihai
how is the transmission cooled? engine coolant?...

how is the transmission cooled? engine coolant? what triggers the fan to kick in? i know that there is the sensor on the lower radiator hose that kicks in the aux fan; i presume that one get...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-03-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By mihai
driving an X5 without a fan clutch

Hi everyone, i have an interesting question;

i have a 2006 3.0i and i have recently done some work on it; after i bleed the cooling system i took the car for a ride...WITHOUT the fan clutch...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-12-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,083
Posted By mihai
another thing...the three lights might also...

another thing...the three lights might also indicate an issue with the transfer case actuator. this is a common thing on these cars...in most cases it's not the actuator that goes bad, but the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-12-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,083
Posted By mihai
first, i think you would need to look in to why...

first, i think you would need to look in to why you have all 3 lights; grab a good scan software; not sure what your scanner is pulling for codes.

lock to lock is not calibrating

i suggest you...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-11-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,083
Posted By mihai
if you have to replace the steering angle sensor,...

if you have to replace the steering angle sensor, the new one will need to be coded.
are you 100% that the sas is gone?
personally i calibrated mine using INPA and the issue got resolved(but i...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-06-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,742
Posted By mihai
got the issue fixed. i got inpa and calibrated...

got the issue fixed. i got inpa and calibrated the steering angle. done
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-10-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,742
Posted By mihai
one more thing that i noticed yesterday while i...

one more thing that i noticed yesterday while i was scanning the car...if i stop the car and leave it idleing and wait for 5-10 minutes, the error goes away on it's own(not sure if the fact that i...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-10-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,742
Posted By mihai
no i haven't because the error shows after i do...

no i haven't because the error shows after i do 100-200m...i can try it though. i know that you have to do that after battery disconnect.
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