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  1. X5 e53 amplifier

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I've recently purchased a 2005 X5 exclusive edition 3.0 diesel. The radio doesn't work and after investigation found the amplifier has been taken out. The only connectors I can see are 3 small plugs and a larger round 5 pin blue plug. These don't appear to fit to a bm54 amp on pics seen...
  2. X5 inner tyre (tire) wear query

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, I’m running an X5 (F15) xdrive 30d M Sport spec vehicle just under 3 years only with only 29k miles and it just gone in for it’s first statutory inspection (MOT) which it passed ? ... ...the photos taken from the dealers video of the inside edge of the rear tyres however aren’t great. Is...
  3. X5 E53 heated grey silver leather interior swap

    Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    Hello anyone interested in swapping my silver grey heated leather interior for a black one? Contact me if interested Regards
  4. BMW X5 E53 silver grey leather interior swap for black

    Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    After swapping my heated silver grey leather interior for a black one if anyone’s interested. Mines all in good condition just want it black. Anyone interested contact me thankyou
  5. X5 E53 OBD code p28d7 meaning

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I'm hoping someone can provide more info on the OBD codes I have. My OBD reader only provides limited info and I can find no further info on the net. the codes are: engine ecu: P28D7 Clutch 'B' Pump Motor - performance transmission ecu: C0E87 no description provided by the OBD...
  6. 2009 x5 3.0d coolant temperare

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    So checked temperature through hidden menu and was really cool. Changed thermostat and perfect getting up to temperature and holding. But today I noticed in heavy traffic it crept up to 97oc Is this ok? I was bit worried. What temperature is ok and when should the fans kick in? Cheers
  7. 19×9 and 19x10 X5 alloys on my 530d e60

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
  8. X5 caliper covers??

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Anyone fitted the plastic covers you can buy to save painting them? Do they look good on or look cheap? Any pictures would be good. Cheers
  9. 2009 x5 3.0d swirl flaps??

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    It's a 59 plate x5 3.0d lads. Just done egr removal and was going to do swirl flap blank at weekend. Been told that I wont have any? Is this true? Already bought some 33mm ones.
  10. X5 40d M Sport E70 2010 failure

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi. Any ideas as to what this is? Cannot find any diagrams. It is the front of the car. Is it a prop shaft? It is directly in front of the transfer case.
  11. 2014 F15 X5 30d 'rough' gearchanges when downshifting in low gears

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, looking for a little advice regarding the title above. I have a 2014 F15 X5 30d (I'm told with the 8-speed box) that I have noticed in the past couple of weeks has started to feel 'rough' when downshifting into low gears. I would say it's noticeable below around 25mph when slowing down or...
  12. 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...
  13. 2007 e70 x5 Stage Two Brake Light Error

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Morning Everyone, I have an error code on the car that I'm needing some help with please, "rear left and right stage two brake lights" the code is showing but the lights are are working ?? left right and upper mid section of the tailgate roof, been doing some digging and found online that...
  14. 530d on X5 alloys and lowered

    Done more or less than I want to now, having it carbon cleaned, EGR delete (will then fit the egr delete kit) and remapped next week 30/08/2019. Just a question though does anyone know a supplier of pre made stainless steel performance exhaust? Thanks
  15. E70 X5 Crank, No start.

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    HI guys after some help. I have a 2008 X5 3.0d cut out whilst driving last week and now wont restart. Fuel was low so I filled up and tried starting but just a strong crank but no start. I plugged ISTA in and checked for errors and nothing to report. I have checked that low pressure pump and...
  16. x5 3.0d fault codes

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Anybody know anything about this code P1E25 speed sensor monitoring shaft sensor So is it cam or crank sensor related.... or something else. And is it meaningful or just one of those that pop up when battery dies. Combined with P1195 rail pressure control valve Vehicle...
  17. 2008 X5 Battery Replacement Spec

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all Need a replacement battery for my 7 seat 2008 x5 but can’t find the same spec battery for sale any where. Currently fitted with the following 90 ah 900 a 160 rc 900 cca sae Seems so many choices from eurocar parts none of them this spec Car does not have start/stop Anyone know if this...
  18. Cracked starter motor X5

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello, Our BMW X5 (2003) recently lost power and started billowing white smoke from exhaust. The AA diagnosed issue with Turbo. We found a local supplier of refurbished turbos who recommended a fitter. The fitter informed me that after fitting the turbo there was a mechanical noise when running...
  19. Insuring an X5 with body wrap...

    Car Insurance
    I've just bought a E70 X5 35d which has a body wrap on it. I quite like the wrap, but it seems insurers do not. Spoken to a couple of insurers who just straight decline anything to do with vinyl wraps. Apparently it's a big problem at the moment and underwriters are shutting down on it. Even...
  20. X5 E70 Tranfers box issues

    General BMW Discussions
    hi I really could do with some help. I have a X5 e70. the problem I have is 4X4,DSC,ABS,EBV lights on dash. I have check with all fault codes and it saying in cannot find transfer box? Any ideas are welcome.