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Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 01-02-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,489
Posted By Gee3
What year is your X3 and how many miles do you...

What year is your X3 and how many miles do you have on it?

You should get the codes checked. I had that light too and it was transmission related. Although, when I'd turn off the car and let...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 01-02-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,197
Posted By Gee3
After 9 years I decided to get a new battery. ...

After 9 years I decided to get a new battery. The OE battery still worked but I didn't want to be caught out in the cold if it decided to die. Plus after 9 years I thought it served me well but it...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 10-25-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,898
Posted By Gee3
Maybe I'll see if an independent shop can do it.

Maybe I'll see if an independent shop can do it.
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 10-20-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,898
Posted By Gee3
How much are dealers and independent mechanics...

How much are dealers and independent mechanics charging for the computer reset? I called my local dealer and they said $180! WTH?!?
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 10-20-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,898
Posted By Gee3
Thanks JCL! Anyone in San Francisco have the...

Thanks JCL!

Anyone in San Francisco have the reset tool so I don't have to go to the dealer? I'll buy you the beer and lunch! :)
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 10-20-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,651
Posted By Gee3
Not sure but I think you have to go to the dealer...

Not sure but I think you have to go to the dealer to get it reset. I'm wondering myself though.

If anyone knows does the dealer charge to reset the computer?

Thanks in advance!
Gary
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 10-19-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,898
Posted By Gee3
Question Change transfer case fluid, reset needed by BMW?

I changed my transfer case fluid on my 2004 X3 but the fault light keeps on coming on once in a while. It goes away for a while once I turn off the engine and restart it. But am I suppose to reset...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 02-24-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,194
Posted By Gee3
I'd also pull off the rear door panels and see if...

I'd also pull off the rear door panels and see if there is a leak on the seals of the vapor barriers. The sealant holding the barriers in place may have warn out or were not laid down well and a...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 02-24-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By Gee3
Here's a list of things that went wrong on my...

Here's a list of things that went wrong on my 2004 X3 after my warranty went out...

Sunroof broke. One of the plastic sliders broke and the sunroof wouldn't close. Luckily I knew one of the...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 02-05-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,253
Posted By Gee3
Try this one... DIY Automatic...

Try this one...


DIY Automatic Transmission Fluid Change - Bimmerforums - The Ultimate BMW Forum (http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1448807)
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 03-27-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,604
Posted By Gee3
Try taking off some of the panels in the trunk...

Try taking off some of the panels in the trunk area to see if you can locate the piping. In the meantime, don't use your rear washer.

Hopefully you'll find it and are able to fix it yourself.
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 03-27-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,627
Posted By Gee3
thanks everyone!! I changed the valve cover...

thanks everyone!! I changed the valve cover gasket and spark plugs and it was a pretty straight forward job. The hardest part was getting that last vc bolt in the back next to the passenger's side...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 03-06-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,627
Posted By Gee3
Thanks wallyx5... I'll do a search. But that's...

Thanks wallyx5... I'll do a search. But that's exactly the type of work I was hoping for. Sounds pretty straight forward. :thumbup:
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 03-05-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,627
Posted By Gee3
Thanks!! Anyone have any tips on removing...

Thanks!!

Anyone have any tips on removing the valve cover and replacing the gasket? I've never touched the engine on the X3 aside from changing the oil. It just looks like it can get cramped...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 03-05-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,627
Posted By Gee3
Cool! Much easier fix! I'll check into it. How...

Cool! Much easier fix! I'll check into it. How much should I expect to pay for the gasket? Thanks!
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 03-05-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,627
Posted By Gee3
Oil leak on Passenger side??? Smoke from engine!

I was driving home and noticed a smoky smell and saw smoking coming from under the hood of my car. When I got home I popped the hood and it looks like there is a small leak on the passenger's side...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 12-24-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,322
Posted By Gee3
Hopefully you don't need the help and got it...

Hopefully you don't need the help and got it closed... but just in case you didn't...

While having someone press the button to close the roof I used a flathead screw driver to push the slider...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 12-24-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,741
Posted By Gee3
I don't see how it can be done without opening...

I don't see how it can be done without opening the door. the bottom and sides have clips and the top is sitting on a lip with clips that you have to pull up on to remove.

Although... if you can...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 09-06-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,625
Posted By Gee3
Cool! I'll give them a try. I'm only about 250...

Cool! I'll give them a try. I'm only about 250 miles over the warranty mileage so hopefully they'll hook me up! Thanks!

Gary
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 09-04-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,625
Posted By Gee3
Panoramic Roof Won't close...

Last night I had opened the pana roof to the vent position(?) and when I tried to close it the passenger side wouldn't close. The slide mechanism wouldn't budge so the roof was stuck in the...
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 09-04-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By Gee3
Is your X3 one of the years taht was recalled for...

Is your X3 one of the years taht was recalled for airbag problems? Maybe just bring the car into the dealer and ask for the airbag/mat replacement under the recall... Just an idea to throw around...
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