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  1. X5 E70 Starts fine, but engine cuts out in gear

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, my X5 E70 Starts fine, but as soon as you put it into gear, the engine cuts out, car will then fire straight back up(runs on idle fine), but again, as sson as put into any gear the engine cuts out, there are no warning lights that pop up, just cuts out.
  2. 2009 E70 X5 Air Spring Issue

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    All noticed yesterday when parked my passenger side back wheel arch was about 10cm lower than the drivers side, i'm guessing the air spring has a leak, when I start the car it goes straight back up, it's a 2009 X5 M-sport with 90k on it, im also guessing i need to replace both at the same...
  3. X5 - E53 - M54 - OBDII code P1513

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Could anyone help with pinpointing the possible issues for a P1513 OBDII fault code; ie- DISA Control Circuit Signal High. I have a cracked air duct between the Radiator and the Air filter housing, could this be the root cause ? I also recently fitted a new aftermarket Air Valve which didn't...
  4. 2006 E53 X5 (3.0d) "Fuel Injection System"

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Wonder if anyone can help with a few points..... I was driving the other week on dual carriageway and on overtaking a car dash flashed up "Fuel Injection System" then completely shut down.....anyway managed to pull over and car restarted after ignition off to re-set, since then have...
  5. 2015 F15 X5 25d - Will a remap affect BMW 2yr warranty

    BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hi, Just picked up an F15 X5 25d 2015. Car came with a 2 yr BMW warranty. I would like to remap to improve BHP and also economy. Is a remap visible to BMW? Cheers David
  6. 2005 X5 e53 3.0d- self level rear suspension

    Good Afternoon I have a 2005 X5 E53 3.0d with self levelling rear suspension, one side sits lower than the other all the time, I have heard this can be adjusted/calibrated . how is this done ? Thanks Ray1001:confused
  7. 2012 X5 - is a warranty worth it?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi there I've come to the end of my PCP on a 2012 X5 with 88K on the clock and have decided to keep it :) I'd welcome any views on mechanical warranties - are they worth it in general, and for an X5 of that vintage what are the most likely (expensive) things to go wrong? I don't really mind...
  8. 2001 X5 E53 4.4ltr - Sudden loss of reverse

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hello All I've been browsing this forum via google for days now watching/trying solutions to my problem. I left my house (reversed) without an issue, long drive to my brothers house. On leave, reversed of his driveway with little/no reverse, very weak. So far, I've drained the transmission the...
  9. E53 x5 smells of fumes on start up

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi All when I first start my 2005 3.0d it smells of fumes in the cabin I used the search on here and nearly everyone says cracked manifold but mines has been changed by the previous owner 37k ago in 2015 surely it can’t have cracked again could it be something else ? Seems to coming from right...
  10. Looking to buy at 2015 x5 3.0d M Sport - Advice needed

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi I’ve currently got a 420d coupe and looking to make a massive jump up to a X5 3.0d Msport 2015. Looking for some advice on what I should be looking for and also what you found to be “things you wish you knew before you bought one”? My current biggest question is mpg, what are you currently...
  11. bmw x5 f15 commercial conversion airbag help?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    hi i have a 2015 x5 f15 it was a passenger vehicle now converted to commercial so all rear seats removed, so i have airbag faults for airbags and pretensioners is there some way of coding this to say its now commercial or removing rear seat recognition customer spoke to bmw tech who said to...
  12. X5 E53 Oil from Exhaust

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    HI I have a 2002 3litre diesal, while I was driving white smoke started coming out of the exhaust and by that I mean the whole road was filled with smoke. It doesnt overheat and still runs. I got it lifted home and it had lost all the water and engine oil completely. I refilled it and ran it...
  13. 2004 X5 central lock & key hell!

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, been a while since I posted and I’m in Canada now, will change all my info etc. later. I’m having a major issue! Yesterday a CAA (equivalent AA guy) came out and broke in to my X5 for us. The usual! Key fob battery hasn’t worked since I purchased this X5 about a week ago. VL2020...
  14. x5 Engine Identification

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I hope someone can help. I just bought a used van and it's contents, most of which is junk but one item is of interest. The seller told me it is an X5 engine complete bottom end and sump. I'd like to check it isn't a stolen item and identify exactly what it is and take advice on the best way...
  15. E70 x5 2009 boot won’t close

    General BMW Discussions
    So have bought an 2009 e70 x5 with the motorised tailgate. It refused to close once when I went to see it but I put it down to the battery being low. Since it’s been fine sometimes and refused to close at others. Now it won’t close via the button on the boot at all. It will close again if I pull...
  16. Bmw x5 starting prob

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi everyone I'm new to all this, I've an x5 e53 3.0d with an injector problem, I've changed all the copper seals put it all back together and I'm getting a leak through injector 1 when turning the engine over, I've noticed I can move the injector up and down about a millimetre by hand.... Should...
  17. Bmw x5 starting prob

    Hi everyone I have the 3.0d x5 e53, I can't get it to start, after changing the injector copper seals no'1 injector at the front has movement when turning the engine over. The flange clamp is bolted down but I can hold the injector and move it up and down by about a millimetre. So I've taken it...
  18. E39 Webasto (X5 one possible?)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Sooo, you'll all know that I got my cheap runabout E39 and I've grown weirdly fond of it. The weekend there consisted of a new EGR thermostat, motor thermostat, injector, swirl flap delete, inlet clean, EGR clean, oil, filters, cabin filters, front brakes, rear shoes, Webasto fix, new...
  19. X5 E70 White Angel Eye Bulbs

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi All, Im looking to change my yellow angel eyes to white (on my 2009 X5 3.0d M-sport) it has a bi xenon main beam so looks odd with the yellow around it, I can find plenty of recommendations of american bulbs (GP Thunder etc) but none available in the UK, I really dont want to pay a fortune...
  20. X5 E70 xDrive40d with N57S engine + INPA setup

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Everyone! I have a E70 xDrive40d with N57S engine. It seems my INPA can't read anything out of the car. Shows ignition on/off, but when i try reading error memory or read engine nothing or some error comes up. I suspect it is with the engine type, too new or not supported by INPA with...