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  1. X3 Transfer Box Replacement Help

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, I hope someone can help. I have a 2012 X3 Xdrive Msport 2ltr. 45k miles. A few weeks ago out of the blue the 'driving stabilisation' light came on and the car was just grinding forward. The recovery vehicle took it to a BMW dealership. They did diagnostics, did a test drive, cleared...
  2. F34 335d xdrive transfer case problem?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey everyone, Just this last week I noticed a high pitched whine that would get higher pitched till you get to about 30-40mph. I thought maybe one of the wheel bearing was on its way out. Then 2 days ago driving along at 70 all of sudden I could hear grating sounds as well. This has stayed, the...
  3. E84 Transfer case front output flange play

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi All, I am new to this forum but had a few BMW's and bought a 2010 E84 X1 auto for the wife a month ago. On a 300 mile trip to Cornwall last week it developed a slight "clunk" when crawling forward in traffic and also a slight shake at higher speed. No clunks at all when over 10 mph and...
  4. Fuel Transfer Pump Issue

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi I have fuel pump issues. Travelling at speed on the motorway and the engine suddenly starved of fuel - the coil light comes on and obviously no power. First time the recovery vehicle sprayed fuel up the intake while I turned the engine over - this worked. The recovery mechanic advised it...
  5. 2011 F25 X3 Transfer box replacement

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi everyone - I need the transfer box replacing on my 2011 X3 and not willing to shell out £3500 as quoted by local BMW dealership !! I've been advised there's a firm, possibly from the Birmingham area, that attend your home, supply and fit a reconditioned transfer box, rather that having to go...
  6. Registration Plates Transfer

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, First time post - please forgive me if I can find all this information on Google, I’ve had a browse but can’t find the answer to all my questions. Hopefully one of you good people can help. So, I’ve just ordered my new BMW. I’m trading in my old car which has a personalised plate. I...
  7. Where to get oil for transfer box and differential

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi we changed the transmission oil on our bmw x5 auto 3.0d, and we used Triple QX Dexron 3 . it was reasonably priced at ECP. Now the transfer box and both differentials need oil change , but I dont seem.to be able to find them on eurocarparts. I rang bmw and they say the transfer box needs...
  8. Transfer Box for E83

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    How much, can you get them reconditioned at all and if so where from? I think mine has just burst in the snow and all warning lights have come on!
  9. Transfer case / motor help! X3 e83

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Started with the dreaded triad (ABS/Brakes/4X4) so I had the actuator gear changed. It cleared all lights apart from 4X4. Told to take it to BMW to run diagnostics and they said that it needed a new servo motor. Bought that, had it fitted with my usual mechanic and all the lights came back...
  10. BMW X3 2.5Si 2005 Transfer box Issues.

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Had my X3 for about 5 months, and for the last few months I've had nothing but issues with all three light coming on the dash for ABS/4x4/and brakes. Changed the tyres to Dunlop SP01 235/50/18 as recommended OEM tyres, also the transfer box gear has been replaced. Two week after the gear was...
  11. High mileage X3 F25 ownership & transfer case oil change for judder

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Just wanted to put this here as advice for anyone with low speed cornering judder when pulling away. I had read lots about the old X3 and its problems with the transfer case. Lots recommended changing the transfer case oil at circa 80k. I had just purchased a 3L msport 2011 X3 with 110k. I had...
  12. 2005 X3 2.5Si Transfer Box Issues.

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi. I've had my X3 2.5Si 2005 for 5 months now, and it's already had the transfer box gear changed 5 weeks ago. The lights have come back on the dash, and this will be the seventh time back in the garage. I've been told it could be the tyres are wrong, as they are still the cheap ones that come...
  13. 2014 X5 3.0 Map update - 30 GB! How to transfer?

    General BMW Discussions
    Ive purchased the map update from the BMW Connected drive site, and downloaded it on my PC. However, it is 31 GB in size, which is very large for any USB memory stick. How are you supposed to transfer a file of this size to your car?
  14. 4X4 dashlight after transfer actuator gear replaced

    General BMW Discussions
    Wondering if anyone has any experience with these silly dash lights (bane of my life at the moment). Basically had the dreaded triad of lights (brake, abs and 4x4) so after searching online saw that the nylon gear can cause this issue. Bought one off eBay, booked in with my trusted mechanic and...
  15. Transfer box 525iX

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    Looking for a transfer box for 1991 e34 525iX
  16. 320d xDrive transfer box judder problems **HELP**

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I have a 2014 320d msport XDrive (59,000 miles) and it has just had a third transfer box (£8k repair!) replaced under warranty!! Have I got a bum car or has anyone else had a similar issue? Warranty runs out in a couple of months but I have to keep car for another year. Can't afford to...
  17. 320d XDrive transfer box problems

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    Hi, I have a 2014 320d msport XDrive (59,000 miles) and it has just had a third transfer box (£8k repair!) replaced under warranty!! Have I got a bum car or has anyone else had a similar issue? Warranty runs out in a couple of months but I have to keep car for another year. Can't afford to...
  18. 2004MY X3 E83 3.0i Transfer Case Repair Possible?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi folks, My local indy quotes that a repair on my 2004 E83 3.0i is not possible to swap the gear inside the transfer case actuator and that a whole unit will need to be replaced; is this true? Cheapest price I've seen on ebay £799. BMW themselves quotes £2,250 for the part alone!! I know some...
  19. x5 E53 facelift 3,0i 04 plate TRANSFER BOX (xdrive)

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi gents.Had quick question. Basicly I bought just x5 and find out that transmition box are nearly gone(chain slipping and its a bit noisy) Does any one of u repair one of this and dou know about any chain cheaper than 120 pounds? This is what i was found cheapest but maybe somebody got better...
  20. Looking for a inde to do e83 x3 transfer case oil change near canterbury please

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    as in title looking for a inde bmw garage to change my transfer case oil and maybe axle and gearbox oils ( for peace of mind ) live in faversham kent and dont want to pay main dealer price , would people recomend getting genuine oil from bmw for a garage to use chears Tim
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