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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-02-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Rockit
I found 2 rusted cables, not the center cable but...

I found 2 rusted cables, not the center cable but the casing was rusted and collapsed.

I was able to take the hood release lever off and pull on the cable with pliers and was lucky it was just...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-30-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Rockit
I actually do, my brother has a E53. Thanks...

I actually do, my brother has a E53.

Thanks for the replies,I'm going to do this over the weekend. I figured if it happened to me maybe others too and had a fix.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-29-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By Rockit
Can't Get Hood Open

I think my cable stretched, I can get one side unlocked but not the other. I know the mechanisms tend to rust, I keep mine lubed.

Is there any other way to make that cable move more? I did not...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-22-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By Rockit
I'm getting a creaking on acceleration from the...

I'm getting a creaking on acceleration from the very rear near the mufflers, over some bumps as well.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-22-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By Rockit
Thanks, I replaced all the rubber links front and...

Thanks, I replaced all the rubber links front and rear...TWICE!

Appropriate the fast response.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-22-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By Rockit
Ok I found a few video's my question now is are...

Ok I found a few video's my question now is are there any in the front? I see 2 in the rear.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRKbIdl3oQI
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-22-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By Rockit
Rubber Chassis Bushings Question?

Are there front and rear rubber chassis bushings on our cars?

When I come to a stop sometimes, car is stopped the body will bounce up and down slightly. When this happens I her a creaking in the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-12-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,980
Posted By Rockit
Ha!! I replace my entire front suspension on my...

Ha!! I replace my entire front suspension on my 4.4 2 times in 25k When I got my 2002 the strut bushings were shot.

In the late 90's early to mid 2000's BMW and other manufacturers used...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-12-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,980
Posted By Rockit
I have rear bags only...just changed them, cheap...

I have rear bags only...just changed them, cheap and easy. Not sure what is involved with fronts. Do the bags only.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-11-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
One more note to this thread. I also found the...

One more note to this thread. I also found the rubber Flex plate (Giube) on the transfer case axle was actually the worse one and most of the cause. The center bushing was worn and found one bolt...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-11-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By Rockit
Pirelli Scorpion Verdes.....handling is...

Pirelli Scorpion Verdes.....handling is dramatically increased, quite and smooth. awesome wet and dry traction. Above average in the snow.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-11-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,412
Posted By Rockit
I would love to meet you guys....working on my...

I would love to meet you guys....working on my P-Car that day and have an appointment I can't cancel.

I do a lot of rides in that area with my motorcycle guys and my P-car guys. I know all the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-06-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
Smart move!!!:thumbup: Thanks for the link...

Smart move!!!:thumbup:

Thanks for the link for the complete kit, will help others.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-05-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
Thanks...I'm bad with abbreviations..whats is...

Thanks...I'm bad with abbreviations..whats is part is a CSB? The shaft and all sleeves bushing were fine. I thought the front trans axle from the transference case rusted-striped out splines you...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 03-05-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
So an update....the problem with the trans was...

So an update....the problem with the trans was NOT in the trans, it was the rubber damper on the drive shaft.

So my car was shifting fine, I changed the trans oil at 125k on a 2002 and it started...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-27-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
This is the link to the Youtuber Crystalworks...

This is the link to the Youtuber Crystalworks mentioned, states why he uses that Valvoline oil. There are many ads but worth hearing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqQxnICNJxA
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-27-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
Crystalworks, can you please document this...

Crystalworks, can you please document this procedure if not in pictures can you explain in detail what you changed and the part numbers. This may cure my problem.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-26-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
I changed the oil to the Valvoline long life XL...

I changed the oil to the Valvoline long life XL oil suggested above and when I put it in right away its 20% better. 300 miles so far and its about 40-50% better.

It will never be 100% but I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-18-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
Thanks!! I will.

Thanks!! I will.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-18-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
Thanks..that actually makes good scene.....its...

Thanks..that actually makes good scene.....its totally viscosity. Yes the only thing I changed was the fluid and filter. Nothing was wrong with the trans or shifting.

THANKS SO MUCH!!!!!! Im...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-17-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
I tried the program thing and NOTHING. Same...

I tried the program thing and NOTHING. Same thing, I hear metal banging when I shift from forward to reverse stopped, harsh down shift, upshifts are fine. When its cold 1st to 2nd and bangs then goes...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-16-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
Thanks, really appreciate the help. I saw those...

Thanks, really appreciate the help. I saw those too....will report back with the trans program, if it workers or helps. I have to head out for the afternoon.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-16-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
I hear you....My 02 4.4 is in perfect shape and I...

I hear you....My 02 4.4 is in perfect shape and I fixed all the engine issues, timing chain guides, valley pan and 3 new sets of front ends...while I can buy a brand new one I feel committed :) So...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-16-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
Thanks, I'll see what I can fin out.

Thanks, I'll see what I can fin out.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-16-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,516
Posted By Rockit
Can you get a little more detailed please. The...

Can you get a little more detailed please. The TCM is the same as the neutral safety switch? Does it unbolt or how to you clean it?
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