BMW X5 Repair and Maintenance
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BMW X5 ProblemsCoolant Loss Due to Leak from Expansion Tank
An engine coolant leak may develop from the expansion tank resulting in engine overheating. When a cooling system component fails the entire cooling system should be inspected. It is not uncommon to find additional component have failed or are leaking.
Overheating can cause severe engine damage. If the engine begins to overheat it is recommended to stop at the first available location and have your vehicle towed to a repair shop.
My old X5 automatic, is starting to shudder at lowish revs around 60km/hr and 80 to 90km/hr depending on the gear it has selected. If you change the revs or speed it goes away, but then is back when you slow or speed up.
Feels to me like a transmission problem, I would appreciate any ideas.
When this happens the car is telling you that you no longer have ABS, DSC, or 4x4 working. They have been shut down because of error codes. Most likely Possible problem can be a worn gear or burned out motor in the transfer case, or a bad sensor for the ABS module, or a bad ABS module.
BMW X5 QuestionsI changed the battery in my vehicle and now it turns over but won't start. (1 answer)
Started before when jumping it, but now just turns over.
All my speakers are out but the one on the drivers side.. Also the locks, key remote, alarm system etc
X5bmw 2008 blue smoke coming out exhaust pipe
BMW X5 RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag free of charge to resolve the concern.
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag module free of charge to correct the concern.