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Problems / CamShaft sensor
« on: April 12, 2018, 09:00:45 PM »
Hi guys looking for some help last week i changed my camshaft sensor on my 02 3.0i and it now seems to take a bit longer to start ie starter motor is running longer before the car starts but runs fine with no miss fire or stalling any ideas or has anyone seen this?

Problems / Re: Tank Ventilation Valve
« on: March 15, 2018, 04:27:29 PM »
All connected now,missed the oil pressure sensor.

Problems / Re: Tank Ventilation Valve
« on: March 14, 2018, 04:15:54 PM »
Thanks for the info,turns out i had managed to miss a connector and was lying behind the loom but i now have a spare connector with 1 female pin inside lying spare any idea where it should be?

Problems / Tank Ventilation Valve
« on: March 13, 2018, 04:09:23 PM »
Hello guys i've just replaced the ccv in my 02 3.0i i now have error 68 Tank Ventilation Valve error with the EML on i've replaced the valve but still get the error,i have found a plastic pipe under the manifold next to the valve that doesn't seem to attach to anything this pipe has a bend in it and points inwards towards the manifold,on checking the plug that goes onto the valve the plug has only 1 female pin and the valve has 2 males pins,any help would be much appreciated.

Problems / Re: Passenger mirror
« on: February 03, 2018, 01:55:11 PM »
All fixed and working fine turns out one of the new gears had a small flaw and was jamming the motor.

Problems / Re: Passenger mirror
« on: February 02, 2018, 10:52:28 PM »
As far as I understand it switches the motor off at the end of the fold in/out via that white plastic ring with the grooves in it and if it is even slightly maladjusted the mirror won't fold in or back out. Sometimes if you very lightly touch the mirror in or out then it will work again.
Thanks the strange thing is the motor works fine until i put the housing back on then nothing.

Problems / Re: Passenger mirror
« on: February 02, 2018, 04:54:35 PM »
Hi thank you,the metal clip is still attached to the switch,what does the micro switch actually do?

Problems / Passenger mirror
« on: February 02, 2018, 02:31:28 PM »
Hi guys anyone had this problem before,my passenger mirror stopped folding with the button the drivers one folds in then back out due to passenger one not working so i bought a motor and the 2 gears that go in he housing put the mirror back together and still it doesn't fold,when i take the mirror apart again and have the motor sitting on it's own the motor spins no problem put it together and nothing,any input would be much appreciated thanks.

General X5 Forum (E53) / Re: Coolant thermostat
« on: December 29, 2017, 09:35:01 PM »
You'll lose water and get a low coolant level warning,the part number4 is for cooling autobox

General X5 Forum (E53) / Re: Coolant thermostat
« on: December 28, 2017, 08:36:37 PM »
i had the split expansion tank and had to replace it at the bottom of the expansion tank bracket is where part number 4 sits in and goes up inside the expansion tank and is only used on auto vehicles and beware if you have an auto and have to replace the expansion tank these little thermostats usually break when you remove the old tank.

Gallery / Re: My new purchase X5 40d m sport
« on: November 09, 2017, 07:27:12 PM »
Thanks Si, i have split the grills and done the centres satin black and think it looks much better. The other job has been to remove the mudflaps

Hopefully getting my wheels back from refurb on monday but until then i am running the refurb shops 22" loan wheels :puke:

I like that look tbh lol

Problems / Re: 2003 X5 - Radio pixels
« on: November 07, 2017, 05:25:33 PM »
AKspeedo done mines 2 years ago i also had him put chrome rings in from an m5 great job he took £100 for doing it,but then im not far from him and left the car with him for couple of hours.

Problems / Re: BMW X5 E53 2005 4.4 DME Combustion error - rough idling
« on: November 07, 2017, 05:21:47 PM »
I had a misfire and rough idle last week which brought on the the cel and went into engine failsafe mode and dsc lights,used inpa got various error codes including bank 1 too lean,ran a live test on 02 sensors and the tolerances were way to low so changed 02 sensors all good now.

General X5 Forum (E53) / Re: Earthing point for Dashcam near glovebox
« on: October 26, 2017, 07:40:49 PM »
All done with great success used the garage door opener fuse to piggyback and one the fuse box mounting screws for earth.

General X5 Forum (E53) / Re: Earthing point for Dashcam near glovebox
« on: October 25, 2017, 08:51:20 AM »
I dont have the remote either but fuse is there,i put my test lamp on the fuse and going by that it was off when ignition was off,im planning doing it tomorrow weather permitting

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