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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-31-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By willy_manily
Yes I have the intensity setting. I usually have...

Yes I have the intensity setting. I usually have it on soft. The issue isn’t related to the fan speed as such, it is more about the temperate of the air. It’s almost like the temp sensor gets an...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-28-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,481
Posted By willy_manily
I’ve spoken to a few bmw techs and they’ve...

I’ve spoken to a few bmw techs and they’ve confirmed that my 07 3.0d has 33mm swirl flaps. I’ll get them deleted in the next week or two!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-28-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By willy_manily
Angry Random Heat On Automatic Climate Control Setting

Hi there,

So just picked up my new "used" E70 X5 and i love the car... except the Automatic setting on my climate control.

Basically, it will work perfectly fine and distribute 22-23 degree...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-15-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 813
Posted By willy_manily
Would be dangerous towing with the wheels...

Would be dangerous towing with the wheels touching the ground! Good for the first 30 mins though haha.
Forum: Navigation System 10-14-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By willy_manily
Assistance with E70 CCC Navigation System

Hi there,

Just picked up my E70 X5 and I have a few quick questions about the nav in it.

1. On the iDrive menu, I don't have the option for Navigation on the right like I did on my E90. Does...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-14-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,481
Posted By willy_manily
Does my car have swirl flaps?

Hi there,

I've been reading up on the swirl flap issue with the M57 diesel motor and i'd like to know if you guys recommend having them removed?

On most of the videos I've seen the engine...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-14-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By willy_manily
DRL Angel Eye Bulbs/Activation

Hi there,

Just picked up my 2007 E70 X5 the other day and I have a few questions about the angel eyes on the car. On my previous E92 coupe, I could activate the angel eyes by selecting "Daytime...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-06-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,612
Posted By willy_manily
I've just done this replacement on my X5. Here...

I've just done this replacement on my X5. Here are two things I noticed from my experience.

1. If you have the three warnings lights on your dash (ABS, Brake and 4x4) you won't hear the motor gear...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-06-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By willy_manily
Hi there, The part finally came today and...

Hi there,

The part finally came today and in just over an hour I have a working car with no more errors on the dash! Thanks guys for all your help.

During the gear swap, I did notice that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-31-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,650
Posted By willy_manily
Loving this, keep up the good work! Wish I could...

Loving this, keep up the good work! Wish I could find a 4.4 in Australia for that price!!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-31-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By willy_manily
I've just ordered the replacement gear, hopefully...

I've just ordered the replacement gear, hopefully it will arrive tomorrow and i'll have it fixed tomorrow night.

Would this gear explain the slight lag I'm experiencing as I accelerate/change...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-31-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By willy_manily
Hi there, Now that you mention it, today I...

Hi there,

Now that you mention it, today I did hear a clicking noise at the petrol station!

I'll look into it!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-31-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By willy_manily
Exclamation Strange Behaviour with 4x4/ABS Light

Hi there,

Having some strange issues with my car and hoping somebody can shed some light on it! I have a 2006 E53 X5 with 180k on the clock. I have just had the car serviced where they replaced a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-05-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,171
Posted By willy_manily
Likes 1. E53 Still looks meaner than most new...

Likes
1. E53 Still looks meaner than most new SUV's
2. Being up high and how nice the car handles with sports suspension.
3. How simple the car is to drive.

Hates:
1. Everything plastic inside...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-28-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By willy_manily
Spare Key Fob Not Working

Hi there,

Just found my spare key for my X5. It works in the ignition and doors but the unlock and lock buttons don't work.

The key has never been used so i don't believe it would be damaged....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-31-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,722
Posted By willy_manily
Looks boss!

Looks boss!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-31-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,755
Posted By willy_manily
Mine definitely doesn't have the spring loaded...

Mine definitely doesn't have the spring loaded stops. Mine have a silver nut which you unscrew then rotate the rubber stops.

I've gone through my trunk and tightened everything but the noise is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-26-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,755
Posted By willy_manily
I'm going to remove the trunk floor, cargo cover...

I'm going to remove the trunk floor, cargo cover and drive around for a few mins to see if any of these are causing the rattle.

If not, i'll go and purchase the spring loaded bumpers. Are they...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-26-2016, 02:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,755
Posted By willy_manily
Question Annoying Trunk Rattle!

Hi there,

I have the most annoying boot rattle in my E53. I've done the following things but i'm unable to identify what is causing it.

1. Adjusted my top trunk spacers. Tried to rattle the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-03-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,715
Posted By willy_manily
Hi there, I didn't realise BMW sold those...

Hi there,
I didn't realise BMW sold those chinese looking DRL's as a retrofit kit. Does anybody have any more info on this? Are they intended for the E53?

Regards
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-24-2016, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,642
Posted By willy_manily
Hi there, Unfortunately i've turned the...

Hi there,

Unfortunately i've turned the volume up to the top on the iPhone and the MID. This makes no difference :(
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-23-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,908
Posted By willy_manily
Any update on this? Looking at installing...

Any update on this?

Looking at installing the front board monitor and perhaps a MK4 navigation drive in the rear. It would be awesome if my car was pre-wired with the navigation loom.

The car...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-23-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,642
Posted By willy_manily
Why is my bluetooth volume low?

Hi there,

I have the stock business CD radio with the factory bluetooth kit that is paired with my iPhone 6 Plus. I've turned up the volume up on the business CD using the volume knob during a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-18-2016, 03:26 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,981
Posted By willy_manily
This looks awesome. Love that red interior. ...

This looks awesome. Love that red interior.

If the radio and PDC no longer work, this could indicate the alternator isn't charging the battery. As the car switches off "convenience" features to...
Forum: Mobile Electronics Forum 06-13-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,063
Posted By willy_manily
Retrofitting DSP Subwoofer in E53 X5?

Hi all,

My 2006 X5 has the standard sound system which to be honest is pretty rubbish. I like my car looking OEM, so I was thinking of retrofitting the standard DSP subwoofer in the rear. I just...
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