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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By Oldmactech
Thermostat oddness.

Replacing my thermostat (damn thing was cracked), hmm.

Bottom fastener below the 13mm missing and actually had a stud in the bolt hole rather than a 10mm bolt. Stud was too short to put a nut...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By Oldmactech
Pulled out a Waterpump stud. Whatís the best fix?

Son and I worked on his car and did a Waterpump. He (I guess) overtorqued one of the nuts and the stud Broke loose, stripped.

Can I put a helicoil or something in and bolt it up rather than...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By Oldmactech
Got it apart, oddly the oil filter housing gasket...

Got it apart, oddly the oil filter housing gasket came out in two layers. Odd. Like somebody pressed a second gasket on top of the other. Odd.

Putting back tomorrow.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-12-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By Oldmactech
No, I didnít. Got lazy and decided Iíd do it...

No, I didnít. Got lazy and decided Iíd do it later if I had too......



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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-12-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By Oldmactech
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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-12-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By Oldmactech
Oil leak help

My 3.0 has a pretty good oil leak, drips on the ground puddle the size of an apple after sitting. I removed the plastic pan under the front and the leak is before the stiffening pan under the oil...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-17-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Oldmactech
Power steering leak advice

Noticed a pretty good drip, pulled the front pan and there is brown splash on bottom of the PS pump . Ran my hand up the (braid covered) return hose and feels like the fitting connection is leaking...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-12-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Oldmactech
Is this transmission symptom a problem?

03í 3.0 has a delay finding gear when first starting up. In other words, I can back down the driveway, 100 ft or so, and when I shift into drive, there is a slight delay in going into gear. If I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-26-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By Oldmactech
Ok, Probly get on the 400 though. Thanks ...

Ok, Probly get on the 400 though.
Thanks


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-26-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By Oldmactech
Car has 95k on it 03í. Assume original. ...

Car has 95k on it 03í. Assume original.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-26-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By Oldmactech
Thanks, sure I have the manifold sensors correct,...

Thanks, sure I have the manifold sensors correct, might have crossed the Dow streams? Matter?

Confused that after 100 miles or so it would either complete the cycle or throw a code if not good. ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-26-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By Oldmactech
Lambda Sensor = O2sensor? Sent from my...

Lambda Sensor = O2sensor?


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-26-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By Oldmactech
Did I leaves something disconnected?

My 3.0 wonít complete the OBDii diagnostic cycle to pass emissions in GA. It completes 7 of 8 cycles but after nearly 400 miles, numerous starts, all types of driving I still get the catalyst...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-22-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Oldmactech
Hah, found a workaround for my original question,...

Hah, found a workaround for my original question, tried to delete it, didnít work.
Applied for a senior discount making me exempt from emissions.






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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-22-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Oldmactech
O2 questions

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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-21-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Oldmactech
Drove another 100 miles today various speeds....

Drove another 100 miles today various speeds. Still missing one monitor. May swap 1 o2 tomorrow since Bank one pre-catalyst ocassionally throws a code.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-21-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Oldmactech
Thanks, Iíve done all of the above multiple...

Thanks, Iíve done all of the above multiple times. Iíll be getting it up to about 70mph today, maybe thatíll do it.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-20-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Oldmactech
Well crap- Iím way past that. Hmm. Sent...

Well crap- Iím way past that. Hmm.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-20-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Oldmactech
How long does it take to clear all the OBD 2 monitors?

Need my 3.0 to pass emissions in GA and I get a random o2 sensor code that keeps it from passing. I reset the code and reset the (starts with the letter ďaĒ canít recall what it was. ) Iíve now...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-07-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Oldmactech
Not to be cynical but I congratulate you on...

Not to be cynical but I congratulate you on finding it EZ. The first time I did mine it was EZ only to find it wasnít all the way home and shortly worked itís way loose. I went through just about...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By Oldmactech
Thanks. Iíve pushed all the buttons in every...

Thanks. Iíve pushed all the buttons in every possible combination, never gets a light whatsoever so not getting power or as someone suggested the power may have be disconnected to use for a radar...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-05-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By Oldmactech
Everything functions in the panel except there...

Everything functions in the panel except there are not blinking lights when push the three buttons.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-29-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By Oldmactech
Donít know, will pull the panel in a day or two...

Donít know, will pull the panel in a day or two and check the fuse.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-29-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By Oldmactech
No blinks. Sent from my iPad using...

No blinks.


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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-27-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By Oldmactech
Garage door opener wonít sync

Small problem I know but following the instructions I get no light (flashing or otherwise). I guess only thing it could be thatís fixable is a fuse? All the courtesy lights work so there is power...
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