The above mentioned profile gasket is a typical failure and may stop the majority of the leakage due to the fact that it under pressure, it is about a 3 hour job. We make every effort to verify accurate information, but please verify before purchasing any and all terms, equipment and options on the vehicle. Steady Check Engine Light: If your check engine light is on every time you operate your X3, you need to have it checked as soon as possible, especially if you notice performance problems or unusual noises. This isn't the easiest vehicle to finance but. For example, does it happen when you accelerating, driving on the highway or does it appear at low speeds? Actual loan amounts and payments will vary based on additional items such as taxes and fees as well as the actual interest rate available to you from a financial institution.
What do you think I should do? Single stainless steel exhaust S All-wheel drive S Mode select transmission O Battery amp hours 70Ah Overdrive S Transmission lock-up torque converter O 5 speed automatic transmission O Axle ratio 3. One is from the oil pan gasket and the other s are from the engine but I don't know where exactly. The x3 was no stranger to getting a little dirty either, anytime we had to get off and do some light-off-roading she handled it. Trades are welcome, so show us what you've got! Wish it came with bluetooth, but I understand this was before auxiliary hookups and Bluetooth were factory on cars. Fuel economy city 17 mpg Exterior length 179. My mechanic says it's safe to drive as long as I top of the oil once a week.
Although the repair bills can sometimes be high, the service intervals are so great that it still ends up costing the same or less to own per mile driven. It is the customer's sole responsibility to verify the accuracy of the prices with the dealer. Thankfully the tanks seem to crack around 80-90K, mine went at 160K, the trouble is there's no predictor. Aside from the expansion tank, just normal wear and tear items, gaskets, hoses, accessory belts etc. It has got us through winter storms where you couldn't even see the road, and the Arizona deserts in the heat of summer. After getting it checked out it appears that I have several leak points. The car has 120k now, I drove it from Connecticut to Delaware in the middle of a ridiculous snow storm.
I lost about two quarts of oil between oil changes 3500 miles of driving. Standard Equipment Interior It is the customer's sole responsibility to verify the existence and condition of any equipment listed. Its Automatic transmission and Gas 6 Cyl 2. This video shows you where the oil fill cap is located on your X3 and how to add oil. Replacement of the profile gasket might be needed, it is a typical failure, here is a link, it's part 6: I recommend spending some time diagnosing the problem. X-Drive is outstanding in snow, the variable torque-splits really improve acceleration on slippery surfaces.
My only niggles are that the diagnostic coughed at around 3,000 miles which led to a dud engine and a visit to the dealers. If you are unsure how much oil to add to your X3, add a little bit at a time and check your dipstick frequently. However, its nice to know that your little kitten has plenty of tiger like prowess. The X3 hugs curves without feeling as if it might tip at any second. Before I know it I am at 60mph and beyond! The X3 offered sexy styling and lots of punch.
This will help your mechanic evaluate the issue. We also serve the cities of Bellevue, Kirkland, and Bothell. I test drove the X5 but didnt like how it handled. Try that before you throw in the towel on your X3, and if there is anything else, we are here. X3 is certainly not a mini doppelganger of X5 but a vehicle with an entirely separate. I was amazed with the performance, I saw land cruisers, explorers, 4runners and many others in the ditch.
If you are an expert driver you will love this car, and if you are not, it will probably correct your mistakes. I fell in love while shopping for a Lexus rx330. Before adding oil to your X3, make sure that your engine was cold and that your car was parked on a level surface when you checked the oil level otherwise you won't be able to tell if your X3 has a low oil level. However, it's an ugly duckling of a vehicle. If you are unsure about what your diagnostic trouble codes mean; have your X3 diagnosed by a professional automotive technician.
Fuel economy is in the extremes, I see 30mpg cruising the highway at 65mph. The sunroof, sexy, the interior, sexy, the exterior, sexy. In some cases you need to pull over immediately to prevent damage while in others you merely need to tighten you gas cap next time you stop in order to reset the service engine soon light. Excellent during summer driving, wide moonroof, sunroof--longer than vans. Sadly the city mileage is less impressive at a respectable18. It smoothly performed at whatever speed was necessary at the time 65-85mph and we got 400 miles from a full tank. It's combination of fuel economy, comfort, safety and reliability is hard to beat.
Performance is top-notch, handles much like my previous 3series. Ground clearance min 203mm 8. The Cold weather pack is a must-have in snow country. Engine bore x stroke 3. I bought it used with 126k miles on it and I didn't even get to own it for six months. The only flaw that I have found is with the engine noise at high rpm.