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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-21-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Z4 Roadster (E85) warning lights
Views: 3,594
Posted By zsazsa
Gents, The only change is that right now the...

Gents,

The only change is that right now the lights do not come on right away, the come on about after I drive 100 yards or so..... The battery; I have a Mercedes 300 TD, which has a huge battery,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
Guys, Something new, the three warning lights...

Guys,
Something new, the three warning lights are not on right away when I start the car, they are on after I drive about 100 yards. I did not do anything, I was very surprized with the change.... I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-13-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
Shipkiller, Many thanks, I have to agree, you...

Shipkiller,
Many thanks, I have to agree, you are right. We have an independent BMW garage here in Tucson, I will talk to them. I will post the result. Do you know if I am able to fix the cause, it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-12-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
Gents, I measured my friend's BMW at start,...

Gents,
I measured my friend's BMW at start, 10.7 VDC.... My was 10.3, so okay perhaps the battery not good enough. I took the battery out of my Mercedes, 150 Ah, 900A cranking power versus the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-12-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
Rambo25, many thanks.... I plugged a plug into...

Rambo25, many thanks.... I plugged a plug into the cigarett lighter, and I measure the Voltage there while I start the car. This is how I do it. I have a Mercedes Diesel with a big battery, I will...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
rambo25 Congrat, congrat... You found the...

rambo25
Congrat, congrat... You found the problem. When I measure the Voltage it is good, the alternator is good, the battery is good. Okay, the only failure I can think is when I start the car the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-10-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
Kalali, All the battery variations are for...

Kalali,
All the battery variations are for different Voltages, different shapes and sizes, and different strength. How much energy the battery can hold.... Than they have special batteries, fast...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-10-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
Kalali, With all the respect, what is the...

Kalali,
With all the respect, what is the battery doing? Stores energy. When the battery is getting loaded, the car is getting started, about 50 or so Ampere is getting pulled from the battery. If...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-09-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
kalali, In my case the it is written on the...

kalali,
In my case the it is written on the battery "BMW".... I am an electronics engineer, what is the big difference between the batteries? The power, but normal usage voltage and current wise?...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-05-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
Clearancediver, I bought the cable and the...

Clearancediver,
I bought the cable and the software in order to read the codes, fault of my BMW. About 2 years ago some tech read the computer, could not find any relevant fault, he reset the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-04-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
Shipkiller, Yes I have the problem for 2 years,...

Shipkiller,
Yes I have the problem for 2 years, the car drives like a dream, I tried to solve the problem 2 years ago, but the threads did not bring me anywhere. So I dropped the issue, and drove...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-03-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
Ernieman, Amsterdam... one of my favored...

Ernieman,

Amsterdam... one of my favored place... I love it. Like I wrote my Z4 is 10 years old, I am driving it with the 3 warning lights on. In my entire life I used the anti break control once,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-03-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
Shipkiller, Many thanks for trying to help...

Shipkiller,

Many thanks for trying to help me.... To the + battery terminal there are 3 cables wires are attached, 2 thick cables and 1 skinny wire which is covered by a tube, so it can be that...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-01-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
Guys, Many thanks, I bought a code reader, I...

Guys,
Many thanks, I bought a code reader, I will keep you posted....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-01-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
same problem here

I have the same problem for give or take 2 years.... I drove my car with a different battery, it did not help.... I measured the Voltage, motor off, no load 12.7, motor off with loads 12.3, motor on...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-30-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
2003 Z4: Brake, TPMS, and DSC dash lights ...

2003 Z4: Brake, TPMS, and DSC dash lights
Guys, I have the same car, same problem.... Checked battery, break pads, tire pressure, rotation sensor, wheel alignment, reset the computer, etc etc etc,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-30-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,900
Posted By zsazsa
zsazsa, BMW Z4

Guys, I have the same problems for 2! years.... Checked battery break pads rotation sensors, wheel alignment, nothing helped.... Do you have a solutio?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-16-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Z4 Roadster (E85) warning lights
Views: 3,594
Posted By zsazsa
Many thanks for your answer..... but the question...

Many thanks for your answer..... but the question is the following; The car runs like a charm, brakes, battery, everything else works well... sooo what is the point to spend money, a lots of it, for...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-15-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Z4 Roadster (E85) warning lights
Views: 3,594
Posted By zsazsa
z4mconona, Honestly, I would like to...

z4mconona,
Honestly, I would like to understand.... It does not make any sense.... I or the mechanic checked everything, but some failures are just does not want to go away. As you are saying, one...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-15-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Z4 Roadster (E85) warning lights
Views: 3,594
Posted By zsazsa
Okay guy, Took apart the brakes... Front left...

Okay guy,
Took apart the brakes... Front left rear right. The pads are more than 5-6 mm thick, the sensors are not reaching the disc. so the brakes are okay. Currently I have no idea what should I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-29-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Z4 Roadster (E85) warning lights
Views: 3,594
Posted By zsazsa
Guys, Many many thanks for your ideas,...

Guys,

Many many thanks for your ideas, but....
Bucko521 you are writing about the battery, you are the second person who writes about the battery... So I made some measurements:
No motor no load...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-25-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Z4 Roadster (E85) warning lights
Views: 3,594
Posted By zsazsa
Shipkiller, Many many thanks... you gave me...

Shipkiller,
Many many thanks... you gave me more info to work with than I had alltogether before. What I am surprized is that I tought that the 3 warning lights (each are yellow) are indicating 1...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-25-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Z4 Roadster (E85) warning lights
Views: 3,594
Posted By zsazsa
Dear z4mconona, Many thanks for your answer,...

Dear z4mconona,

Many thanks for your answer, I measured the battery voltage, 12.2 VDC. What surprises me that I do not have any battery related problems, the car starts and runns fine. I started...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-24-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Z4 Roadster (E85) warning lights
Views: 3,594
Posted By zsazsa
Many thanks Sir

Many thanks Sir
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-24-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Z4 Roadster (E85) warning lights
Views: 3,594
Posted By zsazsa
Jortiz96, Many thanks for your reply.... I...

Jortiz96,
Many thanks for your reply.... I would be more than happy to buy the repair tool online, but... Up until now I bought 2, and they were useless. Could you give me more info please. Where...
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