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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-01-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,686
Posted By Collie
Wow. You dug up an old one. Been awhile since...

Wow. You dug up an old one. Been awhile since I've dealt with this problem. Can't believe I'm still subscribed and got an email. I will say this. Your battery voltage is weak. But more so your...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-10-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 914
Posted By Collie
4.8is slip/shudder/hesitation

06 X5 4.8is.. First off, I have searched and searched and cannot find anything that seems to appropriately discribe my symptoms. X has 98k miles on it, originally I bought it cpo from dealer with 62k...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-06-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,675
Posted By Collie
It's not an alignment issue. I have had two!

It's not an alignment issue. I have had two!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-06-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,675
Posted By Collie
Curious to see what you come up with. I have the...

Curious to see what you come up with. I have the same thing going on. Mine starts about 50 mph. New thrust bushing were reccomended, not it, new half shaft, not it, new tires rebalanced three times...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-23-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,499
Posted By Collie
Oil problem..... Do 4.8's have oil seperators?

I have a 06 4.8is. If you have to sit to long at a stop light, or the vehicle sets still for 3-4 minutes, upon take off smoke rolls, and I mean ROLLS out of the exhaust. I have had a 4.4 and been...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-07-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,413
Posted By Collie
Mines the same way. I keep forgetting to try to...

Mines the same way. I keep forgetting to try to adjust it. I know on some washer jets you can stick like a little straight pen or something small like that in them and rotate the nozzle around to aim...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-28-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 1,858,616
Posted By Collie
Actually, since you ask. Called the dealer at...

Actually, since you ask. Called the dealer at 7:30 this morning, told them to bring me back the 2010 X5 I had been driving for the last THREE WEEKS, pick up my truck that was supposedly fixed in that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-26-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,559
Posted By Collie
Can't agree more with your last sentence. There...

Can't agree more with your last sentence. There is something to be said about that trill.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-26-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,610
Posted By Collie
Couldn't tell you about driving with the issue....

Couldn't tell you about driving with the issue. But any good bmw indy should be able to pull the codes for you. Here is were I ended up sending my unit to have it refurbed and they had a quick turn...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-26-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,610
Posted By Collie
when mine went it made my vehicle go into trans...

when mine went it made my vehicle go into trans fail safe mode from time to time. it seemed to happen when mine got warmed up. when i would first start up and take off everything seemed fine however...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-26-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,610
Posted By Collie
actually now that i think of it i think it may...

actually now that i think of it i think it may have been called the dsc control unit. i just remember it was located behind the left headlight and can be accessed by pulling the headlight. checking...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-26-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,610
Posted By Collie
Sounds to me like your abs module has gone bad....

Sounds to me like your abs module has gone bad. It is located behind the left headlight. I had the same thing happen to mine and I sent it off and had it rebuilt for like $250.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-21-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,457
Posted By Collie
Not interested in the body parts, but has your...

Not interested in the body parts, but has your truck been repainted, or wet sanded and buffed or anything? That is some deep looking black paint. I haven't seen a factory paint job look that good.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,369
Posted By Collie
Did you make it home yet? When mine went luckily...

Did you make it home yet? When mine went luckily I was on my way to my shop so I just parked it. But the smoke, if it is the separator, is coming from it dumping oil into the cylinder. Maybe not...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,369
Posted By Collie
Actually there is nothing in the separator to...

Actually there is nothing in the separator to break. I cut mine apart after I replaced it and there is nothing to it. The moisture seems to freeze inside of it and or the hoses and impedes the proper...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,369
Posted By Collie
[QUOTE=gitchies;796855]Wow strangest thing...

[QUOTE=gitchies;796855]Wow strangest thing happened this morning...it was cold, very about -20 degress before windchill....got in the truck, started as normal....after driving for about 2-3 mins...i...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-17-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,483
Posted By Collie
I believe you can get a reciever for the 06,...

I believe you can get a reciever for the 06, however it does take the place of your CD changer. Do a search for it on here, I know i have seen some info about it on the site before.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-14-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,511
Posted By Collie
[QUOTE=ALOVERR69;795849]Hi guys im trying to find...

[QUOTE=ALOVERR69;795849]Hi guys im trying to find the kit part # for the rear sunroof on the pana sunroof on my 05 x5....

its at the shop and the tech see's where its broken...if he can get his...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-12-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,310
Posted By Collie
Sam Swope is good. I bought parts from them...

Sam Swope is good. I bought parts from them before and they were as cheap as you could find anywhere, way better that Don Jacobs. Interesting about your fuel mileage though, I drive about 90% highway...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-12-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,310
Posted By Collie
Yep, that's the one. I went out and looked at it...

Yep, that's the one. I went out and looked at it when they first put it online at like 34-35k. I offered then 31 on the road, they said no way so I told the salesman alright I'll just let it sit. So...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-12-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,310
Posted By Collie
Yea, it's silver. What have you heard about it? I...

Yea, it's silver. What have you heard about it? I bought it from them CPO, even though I really didn't want to because of their service department. But it sat there and I finally got them down on...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,310
Posted By Collie
Agreed Don Jacobs sucks.. Mine is there now, only...

Agreed Don Jacobs sucks.. Mine is there now, only because still under CPO. Would like to get the name of your buddy though for future. What is this valvetronic thing? Mine almost sounds like a wheel...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,310
Posted By Collie
I get the same thing, funny Don Jacobs can't feel...

I get the same thing, funny Don Jacobs can't feel it...... Not sure what it is though. What kind of gas mileage are you getting? I'm getting 14 mpg with about 90% highway. I thought I should get a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-26-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 954
Posted By Collie
Searched but conflicting answers..........

06 X5 with adaptive headlights. Left side bulb was inoperative at times. Took to dealer they installed new bulb (after much complaining since they could not find fault code even though it came on on...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-03-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,145
Posted By Collie
Just bought another X5....

So after dozing off a few months back and totaling out my 01 4.4i I broke down and got a 4.8is yesterday. I tried a GTI VR6 for a few months but just missed my SUV to much. Love the new ride! Got a...
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