I guess everyone loves automatics, so it's a bit hard to find. It started six months ago in the fast lane of Highway 101. Same with the engine if it was well maintained Id think 200k miles is a reasonable goal maintenance-wise when i first picked my X3 up i went through the complete list basically as even though i got service records from my local bmw Hey all So as you probably know I am also a victim of the 07 funky shifting. Id look at the condition of the coolant as well and perhaps consider changing that if required. The F25-based X3 is almost as large as the original.
My daughter just got her drivers license she cant cope with my manual 330i so we settled on the X3 as something safe and practical yet still fun to drive. Let me just be up front and honest with you. I have been upshifting between 2500 and 3000 and letting it downshift itself. So I dont care about your rational thoughts. Thought it was wheel bearings. Front transfer case had to be replaced, covered under warranty.
Im really surprised no one is bringing out a hybrid in this class. Is this something I can do myself I have amateur level car skills. Have been looking into getting a 07 X3 for my wife possibly as early as this weekend. Initially replaced rear differential to solve problem. Your manual transmission can take a heck of a beating over the years and it is one of the most neglected service areas on a car.
When your old X3 is worth only 2K whats 500 either way Focus the negotiation on the new car price. From 2007 on, the X3 had a standard and maximum payload rating of 1,036 pounds. The X3 premiered in September 2003 at the , sharing its rear suspension with the E46 330xi and using an automatic four-wheel drive system marketed as xDrive. It wont go into drive reverse or neutral. Its like 1st gear is My X3 is the first Automatic car Ive owned in 16 years of driving. Very minor turbo lag from a dead start.
Depending on the model, the new X3 is as much as 55 kg 121 lb lighter than a comparably equipped corresponding model from the previous X3 generation. Not a deal-breaker in my case. Penn Auto Group has over 1,000 affordable vehicles in stock. The standard powerplant was a 184-horsepower 2. When the weather conditions are snowy and nasty I take my sons 07 x3 and love driving it. It is the same as changing any manual transmission fluid.
Years from now, I think people will look back and be shocked that base models from any brand came with the enthusiast's choice of gear selector, let alone a Hyundai. Net is my new 2007 X3 has major transmission problems in Sports Mode. The X3 will give out at its top end but the 7 just keeps going the X3s braking is really horrible compared to the other bmws My wifes 2007 X3 just started making a thumping noise right before the car comes to a complete stop or perhaps its as it comes to a complete stop. Repair shop at fault, but couldn't prove it. As it turns out, I was wrong, it was, I've just never seen one anywhere. The point of the article was whether or not an X3 When will we start getting any info or real pics about the 2nd generation X3 anyone has any news Im anxious. How does the X3 compare?.
It makes the car feel much more sporty. Would appreciate what are some of the common issues for this car Thanks but so far Im very happy with the decision. A woman text-messaging in a Mercedes slammed into my wife during her daily commute. While the Q5 is decent fun to drive has that concerns me a bit is the run-flat spare. Dealership replaced Transfer case in transmission. Are you sure this is fixed in the way people seem to think it can be fixed Believe me Id love to have a solution that worked consistently. Was told we would receive a check 5 weeks ago and still waiting.
Bonus solution end of post Quote Since I picked up our long-term X3 from the South Carolina factory last April Ive noticed an annoying delay in its acceleration. But why would it downshift especially to such a low gear with no damage potential instead of gradually building speed. I have been on the list to get a 2007 X3 ordered. Lease is ending and Id like to come back to bmw. What do you have to say about changing the fluid in the 3. Payload is the total weight of passengers and cargo that the X3 can support. At first I was so excited to drive stick and for the first few months it was great but more often than not I find getting into my car and driving to walmart a chore at times.
Which is one major reason Im in it for the long haul. Two thread sizes to fit most containers. Dealer suggested replacing the transfer case. Heres are a couple Quote Originally Posted by lukeeesteve Your e46 looks immaculate Congrats. From it's re-introduction to the American market in 2011 up until last year, you could get a Regal with a manual so long as you opted for front wheel drive.