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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,040
Posted By racingbmwm3
In 2006 I worked on a 2002 745Li who never...

In 2006 I worked on a 2002 745Li who never changed his oil (don't know why, it was free) since new. He was around 45k miles and engine was running rough. Records didn't show any maintenance or...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-02-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,825
Posted By racingbmwm3
the 3.0 engines do not have an oil temp sensor. ...

the 3.0 engines do not have an oil temp sensor. and the electronically controlled thermostats are monitored for stuck conditions and will throw a check engine light, both for a thermostat fault and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,399
Posted By racingbmwm3
prevent fogging in high humidity, rain...

prevent fogging in high humidity, rain...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,909
Posted By racingbmwm3
glass cleaner and rinse with water works for me. ...

glass cleaner and rinse with water works for me. wet rag on anything that's been baked on.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,399
Posted By racingbmwm3
do a VIN decoder, if your vehicle has S430A as an...

do a VIN decoder, if your vehicle has S430A as an option you have electrochromatic mirrors.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-04-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,685
Posted By racingbmwm3
E30 ftw!

E30 ftw!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-04-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,040
Posted By racingbmwm3
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-03-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By racingbmwm3
Think I found it: EINSTIEGSHILFE_HOEHE :...

Think I found it: EINSTIEGSHILFE_HOEHE : automatic steering wheel up & down [height]
See Post #70 this thread:...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-03-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By racingbmwm3
Think I found it: EINSTIEGSHILFE_HOEHE :...

Think I found it: EINSTIEGSHILFE_HOEHE : automatic steering wheel up & down [height]
from this:...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-03-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By racingbmwm3
Are you not using any of the memory positions? ...

Are you not using any of the memory positions? Ours only moves when pressing a different memory button.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-03-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,531
Posted By racingbmwm3
This sounds easiest!

This sounds easiest!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-01-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 976
Posted By racingbmwm3
I don't think bluetooth was available as an...

I don't think bluetooth was available as an option or has the ability to be retrofitted in pre-2003 models. There's a few bluetooth threads on here that go over the options available. We have a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-31-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By racingbmwm3
do positions 2 or 3 work? with the door open,...

do positions 2 or 3 work? with the door open, briefly pressing a memory button will cause teh seat/mirrors/steering to move automatically to the preset. with the door closed and ignition on, you...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-28-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,958
Posted By racingbmwm3
sorry, OBC = on board computer. Your on board...

sorry, OBC = on board computer. Your on board computer is part of the factory NAV setup. In order to keep the functions in your instrument cluster, you need to locate an OBC from a non-NAV X5. ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-28-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,685
Posted By racingbmwm3
Vanos? You should be able to look at your...

Vanos?
You should be able to look at your harmonic balancer and see if it has cracks.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-28-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,958
Posted By racingbmwm3
the things that show up in your instrument...

the things that show up in your instrument cluster like: AVG MPG, RANGE, AVG MPH, TIME, etc.
If you don't ever use those or don't care, don't worry about it. Else you need to buy a non-NAV OBC and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-28-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,958
Posted By racingbmwm3
No, if you have a DSP menu you have DSP. If you...

No, if you have a DSP menu you have DSP. If you don't have a DSP menu, No DSP.
NAV does make it a little more difficult if you want to keep your on board computer functions.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-28-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,531
Posted By racingbmwm3
You can test for voltage at the motor when you...

You can test for voltage at the motor when you press the switch, voltage should change polarity when switching from reverse to forward. If you don't get voltage for forward, its the switch, if you...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-28-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,958
Posted By racingbmwm3
Which system do you have for factory? If you...

Which system do you have for factory? If you have DSP or NAV currently, it makes upgrading alot more complex. If you have a basic cd player and no DSP, your choices are limitless (kinda).
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-27-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 113,914
Posted By racingbmwm3
I've changed a few rear mains on the M62,...

I've changed a few rear mains on the M62, definitely replace it while it is super easy to access. Part#11141736521 is likely what is leaking oil. It comes in the rear main kit.

Also, I can see...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-26-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 113,914
Posted By racingbmwm3
Awesome, that truck has a smaller GVWR than the...

Awesome, that truck has a smaller GVWR than the X5!
Love those deals like that, buy low, sell high!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-26-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,920
Posted By racingbmwm3
Sabine doesn't drive for BMW anymore, actually,...

Sabine doesn't drive for BMW anymore, actually, since 2011.

BMW's target customer doesn't drive on the track, so they don't put track pads on their cars. The pads you do get will give you...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-26-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 113,914
Posted By racingbmwm3
I was going to cheat and decipher the casting...

I was going to cheat and decipher the casting number on the block. But you already gave up the answer.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-25-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,371
Posted By racingbmwm3
Something else to check before you remove the fan...

Something else to check before you remove the fan and belts, take a look and make sure your power steering fluid reservoir isn't empty.

I don't think its the chain guides as everyone who has had...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-25-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By racingbmwm3
You're welcome. Remember to post what you find!

You're welcome. Remember to post what you find!
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