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General X5 Forum (F15) / Re: Brake pads
« on: August 17, 2018, 07:23:40 AM »
I have seen a lot of posts on this subject and Pagid brake pads come up a lot.
I used them on both of my bm's with no problems.

Problems / Re: X5 30d won't start please help
« on: August 16, 2018, 06:44:02 PM »
Don't think it would stop the car from starting glow-plug controller that is.
Not sure what the problem is but i am sure you will get the answer shortly.

Problems / Re: Reverse Parking sensor problem
« on: August 16, 2018, 12:22:58 PM »
It can be a bad/dirty connection on the plug as well as a failed sensor.

Problems / Re: Reverse Parking sensor problem
« on: August 16, 2018, 10:26:06 AM »
No bumper removal you can get your hand up to them.
Have you had your ear to them ?.

General Discussion / Re: Bill for repair
« on: August 16, 2018, 10:24:03 AM »
Sounds like BS to me.

General Discussion / A big thanks to henrym3
« on: August 15, 2018, 11:59:39 AM »
Just to thank henry for helping me out.
Had a problem with my driver door lock and remembered henry's post about some door's he had bought.
We he packaged up a door lock and posted it out and i got it the next day.
Managed to fit it last night and i no longer have to break into my cat lo.
Thanks once again Henry you are a star. :victory: :thumbsup:

Had mine done last Thursday.
Fluid that came out didn't look that bad but the difference is well it's so smooooth now and it was ok before i thought.

General X5 Forum (E53) / Re: LED Light Bar
« on: August 09, 2018, 06:12:57 AM »
Did you use a relay with power direct from the battery (or even the jump point).
That would be the way i would go with just the switch from the headlight.

General X3 Forum (E83) / Re: X3 fault codes 55C4 and 6E3C
« on: August 07, 2018, 06:24:40 AM »
Did a quick google and this was the first in the list.
Have a look at it they had the same 2 codes.

General Discussion / Re: Buying a car privately
« on: August 05, 2018, 06:30:25 PM »
I used the one day insurance and left the tax until i was going to use the car and transferd my insurance over then.

General X5 Forum (E53) / Re: map sensor
« on: August 05, 2018, 11:34:38 AM »
There should be a small tab you press on and pull at the same time.

General X5 Forum (E53) / Door mec jammed can't open at all FIX
« on: August 03, 2018, 06:05:34 PM »
Just sorted out mt driver door after it jammed.
Went to get out earlier today and the inside handle stuck out after opening the door.
Went to shut it and it didn't shut first time but did the second go.
Never thought anything about it until i went to get back in later on and no way opened the windows from the fob but still no joy from inside.
Well to cut a long one short here is a link that got me back in and all greased up and working again.
Just in case somebody has this problem and does a search.
Link that helped me no end.

Problems / Re: A couple of problems to start the day roling.
« on: August 03, 2018, 02:52:38 PM »
I used a dremel with a thin diamond disc to cut my key open.
Don't cut too deep as you could damage the board inside.
Easy job with a soldering iron to change the battery plenty for sale on the bay.
Epoxy resin to put it back together.

General X5 Forum (F15) / Re: Back to an X5!
« on: August 02, 2018, 08:19:35 AM »
Nice one.

I think the valve body can be a problem letting air out so you could be on a winner with that new one.

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