Tag Archives: X3

old school steering angle sensor

 Sorry the pictures kind of suck under the dash,,,,this is a picture of the old and one of the first steering angle sensors on a X3,,,,it’s that little black box which the steering column shaft goes though.,,,,you have to remove … Continue reading

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VTG motor rebuilt

 Ok all you X drive owners,,,,you all probably know what this is,,,,it’s a VTG motor that bolts on to the 4×4 transfer case,,,,well BMW now have a rebuilt it only for some models,,,,early x3 and x5 models. Here all the parts … Continue reading

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X3 snow chains damage

 This is what not to do when putting on snow chains,,,this is a X3 rear parking brake harness to the right rear brake actuators,,,,which is bolted on the rear brake caliper on the newer cars,,,,,I guess the customer went to … Continue reading

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X3 2014 door lock actuator

 The removal of front passenger door panel on a 2014 X3,,,,the passengers door lock was inop,,,the door won’t lock or unlock with the key remote or with the central lock button,,,,to remove the door panel,,,you have to remove the grab … Continue reading

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X3 4×4 transfer case

 Yes boys its a new transfer case for a X3 2012,,,transfer case atc450,,,,customer complaint was car feels like it jerks and skips while driving slowly and while turning in a parking lot,,,,this was very easy to duplicate,,,,the weird thing is … Continue reading

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X3 GM module

 This is behind the glovebox on a 2008 X3,,,the customer said the windows,door locks and sunroof would not operate,,,,she couldn’t unlock the doors,,,only manually with the key,,,,I scanned the car and found no communication to the GM module,,,General Module,,,,,so I … Continue reading

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