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  1. X5 e53 blower fan not working.Changed fsu no joy

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, Can anybody help... just bought an X5 e53 on an 03 plate. When I bought it the blower fan was not working ... well it did have a little ice cold air coming out as if on setting one. Also the screen on the sat Nav/ Stereo was not working although playing radio one and showing on dash...
  2. Blowing Smoke after turbo replacement 2002 3.0 Diesel X5 (beloved)

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    hi all just joined the forum and this is my first thread. My 2002 X5 3.0Diesel has has a few problems lately. Firstly the turbo completely went- resulting in all the oil spewing out the exhaust. It was only driven for 100m or so like this by the mechanic to move it into his yard. I had a...
  3. E53 X5 4.4 - Tranny temp too high?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Yes my transmission is still acting up. Same issues, after driving for a while, I will come to a stop, I step on the gas, car would not move, with higher rpms, it would jump and there is your TRANS FAIL SAFE..(Transmission is rebuilt twice, module replaced and still happening) There is also...
  4. bmw x5 e70 chrome window

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    hi i have a bmw x5 e70 my car has the black molding around the windows and i would like to change it to chrome does any body now any were i can buy it or if anyone would like to swap there chrome for my black as i no some people dont like the chrome if so get in touch many thanks gerard:):):):)
  5. need Buying advice..... BMW x5 4.6is 2002 - 77k.... for about 6100 pounds

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi,,.. I need help and advice on buying a 2002 X5 4.6is the car is immaculate inside out... but have some mechanical questions... What should i look out for and what should I expect... everywhere I read everyone says stay away from them but it's difficult not to with such a beats of an...
  6. 2002 E53 X5 3.0d Sport -1st Gear lurching forward when coming to stop

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Only happens occasionally , but when nearly stopped under braking, car lurches forward, necessitating big hold on brakes, Auto box,77k, Full BMWSH , :jaw-dropping 2005 model not 02
  7. Difference between bmw x5 3.0sd & xdrive 35d

    General BMW Discussions
    First of all I apologise if this topic has been discussed before, I did do a search but found nothing. Can anyone explain the difference between the BMW X5 3.0SD and BMW X5 XDRIVE35D Models?? I was under the impresssion that both models are All Wheel Drive (XDRIVE) 3 litre Twin Turbo Diesels...
  8. Considering E70 X5. 3.0D SE. Things to look for

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone - nice forum. :) With an ever expanding family I'm now in need of a 7 seater and can't bring myself to buy a generic large MPV (owning a Citroen C3 for the past year has been bad enough). I've always admired BMWs and I'm therefore considering an X5. I have seen a smart 58 plate 7...
  9. E53 X5 - Replacing sound system

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All I've recently bought a 2001 X5 sport, it has the standard stereo system fitted and i think it has the dic changer at the rear. Could any of you please tell me how easy it is to replace the stereo system but without leaving the steering wheel controls US? i know on the last car i owned it...
  10. Is this X5 fitted with Bluetooth or only direct telephone connection functionality?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, Just purchased X5 2004 3.0d Sport and love it. Most fun driving experience I can remember owning. Sorry if this seem a stupid question, but I only have owners handbook with the car and there is no reference to whether the coms pack is bluetooth or not. The computer has telephone section...
  11. 2005 E53 X5. Intermittent blank SAT NAV / RADIO / OBC SCREEN.

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Dear All, Please can anyone help me with this one ? The info. screen in my X5 intermittently goes completely blank. Radio/ nav. etc seem to working fine. Seems to be a random event. I can see some vague vertical lines when it is blank but when the picture reappears it is perfect. Any clues...
  12. X5 2007 3.d USB iPod / iPhone question

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, I can't see that the following question has been covered. I'm about to collect a 2007 X5 with the Media Package + Sat Nav. The ad says it has USB somewhere in the car. Will the iPod or iPhone work with the car or do I need another adapter? What is BMW Station and will it work on this...
  13. 2010 X5 E70 xdrive35D M Sport - Fitting side steps?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all I've just purchased a 2010 X5 E70 xdrive35D M Sport but it does not come with side steps, can anyone tell me what parts I would need to fit the side steps and if it would be possible for me to do myself? They don't have to be genuine BMW parts either so would appreciate the help if...
  14. Buying an X5 - what to look out for

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, I'm about to buy a 2008 3.0 d x5. It's from a main dealer. Are there any faults or known issues I need to look out for? Thanks!
  15. 2010 E70 X5 - Idrive DVD playback

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all I've just ordered a 2010 x5 and was wondering whether it will be able to play DVDs on the idrive nav screen? It has the newer Idrive system I think (CIC) with the hard drive. Could anyone tell me how to play DVDs if possible. There is a cd changer in the glovebox too. Would appreciate the...
  16. 2009 (09) bmw x5 xdrive 35d msport 7 seats, for sale!!!!!

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi guys, I have for sale a 2009 Bmw X5 Xdrive 35D M Sport 7 Seater for sale, reason for sale is my new 6 series 40d is arriving in first week of July!!! :hihi 09 Reg Carbon Black Black Leather 58,000 miles Full BMW Service History - last service at 54 miles 1 Owner from new 7 Seats Sat Nav Pan...
  17. BMW X5 E70 Tailgate rattle

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi guys, wondering if anybody has had a problem with what seems to be the upper tailgate rattling on the BMW X5 E70. My car is out of warranty so do not really want to take it back to the dealers, hopefully someone knows of a quick DIY fix for this????
  18. X5 E53 4.6is - To LPG OR Not (Your Thoughts Please)

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    NEWBIE Hi to you all I'm taking delivery of my 52 plate X5 E53 hopefully by the of this week. Obviously as the fuel consumption isn't that great I thinking of having LPG fitted. Has anyone out there had this fitted to their X5? What are the fores and againsts of having it? What effect does it...
  19. E70 X5 questions - service menu and steering wheel

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi All, I'm currently looking for a used X5 to replace my little fiat panda. Other than checkin the usual, can someone tell me how I access the service menu to show when the next is due and what will need to be replaced soon? Also I'm looking at purchasing a Disklok since the OBD is a little...
  20. buying a next bmw x5 530d or 3 series coupe

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, some may have seen my older posts regarding whether to buy 530d or 3 series coupe. i am now in a stage to buy a car in the next few month so also considering x5 and x3 ( x3 is the least preferred) i do like the x5 because of it is style and also used for towing my trackday car this...