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Old 06-19-2008, 08:10 PM
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what other 4.4 motor will fit my x5? from a 540? 740?

i have 153k on my x5 and i started getting a slight tick from the motor so i thought to myself it would actually be cheaper to buy a 4.4 motor then taking mine apart and doing all the work to it cause i dont wanna have downtime considering it my everyday go getter... so i was thinking about buying another 4.4 motor but everytime i look under x5 4.4's they want crazy money for it so i was looking around and i know 540's and 740's have the m62 motor same as the x5's but whats different? harness? sensors? anything thats different from those motors compared to ours? because i see the 4.4's coming from those cars are cheaper around then the 4.4's coming out of x5's when its the same motor... and does the year matter... i also see like 97 540 4.4's, its older of course but is it still the same as our motors still? if anyone can answer this. greatly appreciated
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Old 06-20-2008, 11:28 AM
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Run it till it dies! A slight tick at 153k miles shouldn't be anything to fret about. It is just getting broken in! Try a heavier weight oil and see if that helps.

A used motor will probably have the same issues, or even worse since they are trying to get rid of a used motor!

Sorry to not answer your question, but I doubt you are in need of a replacement.

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