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  1. X5 E53 3.0D glow plug starting problem

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, I've checked out the forum for information on my problem, but didn't find anything about my issue. Right, one morning i went to start my E53 and it took about a minute( it usually starts in the first few seconds), the next morning it would no start, so I called green flag, they got there at...
  2. X3 F25 3.0d Melted Inlet Manifold

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    I have a 2011 X3 F25 3.0d with 70000 miles on it which has an inlet manifold with multiple small areas which have melted. The manifold has been under boost pressure at the time as the material has been pushed out from the inside of the manifold. The fault manifested itself as a burning smell...
  3. Hi everyone new (used) X3 2006 3.0d M sport owners......looking for information

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    Good evening everyone n00b x3 owner but experienced mechanical fitter (non motortrade) I recently bought aforementioned x3 and prior to checking everything it seemed spot on. However after only having the x3 a few days I`ve noticed that under acceleration only, there seems to be a slight...
  4. 2002 X5 3.0D Non Start with fault codes

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    Evening ladies & gents, After great success with my own car problems from asking on here, mostly down to Clavurion, I thought I'd ask again on behalf of my father-in-law soooooooooooo........ Looking for some advice/confirmation of my diagnosis, my father-in-laws X5 isn't starting, problems...
  5. X5 2002 3.0d E53 No Power

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    Hi Guys, my X5 is having a bit of a problem. Wife reports its running poor, I check the fault codes and it’s got error 1024 (EGR or EGR actuator- negative deviation / air mass to low) plus the usual glow plug errors. I took out the EGR valve and gave it good scrub, not that it looked too bad...
  6. X5 E53 3.0D - error 4496

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    Hi Guys, slowly but surely geting this pig of an X5 (150K-2002) back going - got an MOT today (ticks over sweet and sailed the emmision) Last of the problems is an error 4496 when you put the foot down hard - only under heavy load though. The things that have been tested or replaced so far on...
  7. X3 3.0D Msport blown head gasket?

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    Help!! Hi everyone, took my x3 3.0D Msport for a spirited drive today and while on the motorway' after sudden loss of power managed to get on to the grass verge, temperature gage was off the scale and got the bonnet up, to my horror there was oil oozing from the coolant expansion tank...
  8. 2003 E53 X5 3.0d sport starting problems

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    Brand new to this and desperate for help and advise. I have been running my 2003 x5 d sport on biodeisel for aprox 4000miles and was running perfect, suddenly last week it cut out during normal driving and wouldn't redraft, I checked pick up pump in tank and was fine, no blockages. Next checked...
  9. 2005 X3 3.0d Removing swirl flaps

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    Hi Guys, I have read several threads on the swirl flap problem, can anyone tell me if I can just remove the flaps themselves - leaving the shafts in situ, or is it better to remove them as well? I was wondering if I could remove the retaining screws and the flaps to eliminate the problem (and...
  10. 2003 E53 X5 fuelling problem.

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hello, i need help with my bmw x5 back in africa....only leaded fuel is been sold which i think is bad for the car...is there any petrol addictive/solution i could buy to pour in the tank?wat is da best engine for the 4.4i engine?
  11. 2003 E53 X5 3.0D Power

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, Looking to find out if there is a way of telling the 193 BHP from the 218 BHP engines? Looking to get an X5 3.0D reampped and need to know what the base power is really. Its a 2003 model.. Any help much appreciated! :-)
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