The X5 Specialists
The BMW X5 was first released in 2000 with the chassis code E53. This was BMW’s first SUV and there are currently 4 generations of the vehicle on the road today. With over a decade of experience of working on the X5 we have become familiar with a wide array of problems that occur with this particular model. At M-Spec Performance we are the X5 experts with the ability to solve any issue you may be facing! Don’t hesitate to give us a call and ask questions!
Below is a list of common issues we have encountered:
First Generation X5 (2000-2006, E53)
GENERAL FIRST GENERATION ISSUES:
-Door handles(outside door handle carrier)
-ABS/DSC module failure
-EHC failure (if equipped)
-Failing crankcase vent systems(air oil separator)
-Transfer case and servo motor failure if equipped with Xdrive
-Rear subframe bushing failures
ENGINE SPECIFIC ISSUES:
3.0L inline 6
-Engine wiring harness failure
4.4 v8/4.6is v8
-Timing chain tensioner, creates catastrophic failure if vehicle is in motion.
-Valley pan gasket failure
-Coolant cover located on the rear of the engine block concealed by the transmission.
-Internal water crossover pipe failure
-Valve stem seal failure
-Secondary air injection systems clog
If your X5 has been experiencing any drivability issues or warning lights it's likely one or more of these are to blame. Call M-Spec Performance today and schedule an appointment for your X5 today!