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BMW X5 3.0 DVRM: LF05UDM Make...
BMW X5 3.0 DVRM: LF05UDM
Make: BMW
Model: X5
Engine Size Description: 3.0
Exact CC: 2993
Vehicle Year: 2005
Spec Des: D
Manufacturer Version Code: E53
Vehicle Type: Car
Derivative: Sport
Colour: BLACK
Steering Position: Right Hand Drive
Body Style: SUV Hardtop
Doors:*****Type:*****Transmission Type: Tiptronic Automatic
Gears: 6 Gears
Engine Size: 27
Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Delivery: Turbo
Valves: 24 Valves
BHP: 218
KW: 160
Engine Code: M57D30
Cylinders: 6 Cylinders
Weight: Not Available
VIN: WBAFB720X0LX15289
Engine Number: 29495895
Date Of Registration: 03/06/2005
Engine Size Litres: 3
Dvla Model: X5 SPORT D AUTO
Vehicle Id: 29173
Dvla Make: BMWdoes this model have swirl flaps as i cant see any
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: BMW
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BMW Mechanic: Danny, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago
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the e53 3L diesel X5 does have swirl flaps from the factory.Here's a link to a repair kit to fix them if you're having issues and there's some pictures that may show you a little bit more detail of where they're located.If I've answered your question to your satisfaction please remember that accept next to my name because that's the only way that I will compensate me for my time. If you have any further questions please let me know, you can ask follow-up questions even after hitting accept if necessary.https://x8r.co.uk/bmw-diesel-swirl-flap-blanks-flaps-repair-with-intake-manifold-gaskets
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
this one seems not to have them... which is odd as its an auto and the notes seem to say it has some.
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Definitely no flaps... It's got no accumulator or actuator or flaps...
BMW Mechanic: Danny, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago
Strange well certain countries have certain weird things like for example and in the United States California often has vehicles are different why were you wondering?
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