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Hello, I've the same problem... however my sound is likely there when I restart the X5 after an hour or so, but it is as likely to disappear during the minutes that follow, often when the car is shaken.

There is then a fair chance to get sound back as soon I drop the phone after a phone call (but it does not always work).

--> My guess is that it is the line of the Phone "mute" signal that brings every sound source down thru a bad contact or so.

BMW wanted to replace the radio for 900 €. Hmm a lot of money for a bad conatct if my guess is right.


2001 BMW 5... • Answered on Jan 11, 2021

Hello! a P0604 is telling you that one of the control modules, the Integrated Chassis Management (ICM) module has an internal Random Access Memory (RAM) error....Take it to an authorized BMW dealer and have a diagnostic run on the module...May only need to be "flashed" (software re-load)...

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2001 BMW 5... • Answered on Apr 28, 2020

You can check this website you find there fuse box diagram and description for BMW 5-Seires 5 Series CARKNOWLEDGE

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on Oct 04, 2018

Sounds like the mechanism needs general maintnace ( lubrication) or replacement.

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on May 05, 2018

The first thing you need to do is check the engine control module for fault codes through the OBD2 diagnostic port (requires an OBD2 code reader or scanner).

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on Feb 28, 2018

Sounds like a thermostat sticking. Some things to do. First check coolant level is up and moving. Second (most likely), change thermostat. Very easy fix for backyard mechanic. Make sure to put thermostat in so water flow is correct direction. Look for arrow on side of thermostat. Next, is belt to water pump loose. Another easy fix in most cars.

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on Jan 10, 2018

Get BMW Scanner 1.4 cable and software for Windows and read the ABS module trouble codes. That will tell you what the ABS thinks is the problem. https://www.amazon.com/iSaddle-Scanner-Programmer-Diagnostic-Windows/dp/B008RHJTS2/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1515358744&sr=8-3&keywords=Bmw+scanner+1.4 It's pretty common for the ABS modules to need rebuilding. They have some tine bonding wires inside thwt break over time from vibrartion and heat. Should cost around $100, check ebay. https://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-5-7-Series-Bosch-5-7-DSC-0265950006-ABS-Brake-Module-Repair-Service/232536849310?epid=13007981967&hash=item362446bb9e:g:9NAAAOSwUwFZ8K7O&vxp=mtr

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on Jan 07, 2018

Absolutely need to pull the codes and see what trouble is afoot before proceeding.

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on Dec 22, 2017

Replace the battery. (And possibly the Alternator). Reset any codes and try again. A week battery will cause al kinds of havoc and will result in just what you describe. BMW's are very sensitive to correct voltage.

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on Nov 13, 2017

Buy used one car-part.com dont pay them crazy prices and they will ship to the shop or anywhere you like. I received mine next day no extra shipping charges Wella!

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on Oct 07, 2017

Sounds like lack of preventative maintenanceSpark Plugs every 3 years or 30 to 40,000 milesYou may have ignition coils failingClean MAF SensorReplace any O2 Sensors over 100,000 milesGas filter every 3 years

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on Aug 24, 2017

Crash sensor: under the seat under the carpet. Occupancy sensor: under the leather bottom seat.

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on May 02, 2017

it was an option (220 code) many do not have either ft or rear.

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on May 02, 2017

Fuel pump is in the fuel tank.filter is either under the car on frame rail or under the hood.fuse and or relays will be under dash or under the hood.

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on Apr 16, 2017

if its the lift pump in the tank your refering to and you have checked the relay is not burnt out then the sender unit itself needs to be replaced in the tank

2001 BMW 5... • Answered on May 27, 2016

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