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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-20-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By slip10
Thanks for your help Westcda. I'm just trying to...

Thanks for your help Westcda. I'm just trying to add an additional power outlet for my phone outside of the ashtray. My strategy was either to use the splicing connectors you described off the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-20-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By slip10
That helps. Thanks. I'll probably just splice the...

That helps. Thanks. I'll probably just splice the ground off the existing lighter as that seems like it may be easier.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-19-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By slip10
Now I'm just pesky... The panel I remove is the...

Now I'm just pesky... The panel I remove is the on with the speaker?

Thanks!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-19-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By slip10
And it's worse as you get older... :p

And it's worse as you get older... :p
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-19-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By slip10
Just so I'm clear, pop the kick panel on the...

Just so I'm clear, pop the kick panel on the passenger door side footwell and a ground screw should be obvious there? Sorry, just haven't opened that area of the car yet. Would that be better than...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-18-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By slip10
Ground Screw Location

Looking to add an outlet in my Z4 using add-a-fuse. I can find everything in the forum except a location to attach the ground wire. Any pics / location recommendations by the glove box? Otherwise...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-18-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By slip10
Squeaks love company... :) Hopefully we can get...

Squeaks love company... :) Hopefully we can get to the bottom of this. Enjoy the "warmth"
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-18-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By slip10
509807 Not the best photo. I lifted the top...

509807

Not the best photo. I lifted the top a bit so you could see it. Where did you apply the wd40? Not sure where the linkages are.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-17-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By slip10
Hi I have the same problem (or sounds like...

Hi

I have the same problem (or sounds like the same) with my 08 Z4. The problem was solved by putting some felt strips (the same stuff that goes on the bottom of a chair leg) between where the top...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-21-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By slip10
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-21-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By slip10
Get the car back today and after 12 days in the...

Get the car back today and after 12 days in the shop, BMW engineering says nothing they can do. They state that the problem cannot be regularly recreated (although it did happen at least one time in...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-19-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By slip10
Well, car is still at dealer who has been doing...

Well, car is still at dealer who has been doing testing under the guidance of BMW engineering. They are still saying not normal but can't tie it down to the exact problem. They still believe it's...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By slip10
Thanks. I will ask about that.

Thanks. I will ask about that.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By slip10
Thanks for trying Vladi. :-) A quick update...

Thanks for trying Vladi. :-)

A quick update and no change. They have a diagnostic attached and need it to fail to prove it's the eccentric shaft sensor. Unfortunately, the problem needs to reoccur...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By slip10
A quick update... Car still at the dealer. Told...

A quick update... Car still at the dealer. Told me today that they are discussing with BMW whether it's the Eccentric Shaft Sensor or Vanos (my first thought when I brought it in). They said it will...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By slip10
Thanks guys. I have CPO until August so trying to...

Thanks guys. I have CPO until August so trying to get as much done as I can under that. I agree on the plugs and was suspicious of the fuel injector cleaning. I just need to get the right tool for...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-10-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By slip10
Fluctuating Revs

Starting last Fall, my Z would occasionally have fluctuating revs on startup. Here's a video of it occurring...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNzPXwrtcbo

Prior to Winter storage, I had it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-22-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By slip10
Had the random lock (key fob and console button)...

Had the random lock (key fob and console button) stop working again. Hit the trunk button on the key fob, trunk opened, and the locks worked again. So, not a battery issue and not a loose connection...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-17-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By slip10
Stopped by my dealer today and he immediately...

Stopped by my dealer today and he immediately found the obvious: A loose connection on the + terminal. Battery tested just fine. Felt silly and now hoping all is well. Best of all, no $$ spent (so...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-16-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,015
Posted By slip10
Sent you a PM on Saturday. Waiting...

Sent you a PM on Saturday. Waiting...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-16-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By slip10
Just being curious, called the local indie shop...

Just being curious, called the local indie shop who has a great reputation to get a quote on a battery. Explained the issue. Told me it might be the auxiliary battery?! Now I've never heard of an...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-16-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By slip10
Thanks. Battery for me this weekend! :thumbup:

Thanks. Battery for me this weekend! :thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-15-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By slip10
Random Electrical Issues

Fired up the Z4 after a nice Winter's hibernation and was reminded of some minor issues from last Fall. Every once in a while the passenger power locks do not respond from either the key fob or the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-22-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By slip10
I'd be interested to put on my Z4. However,...

I'd be interested to put on my Z4. However, probably can't do until April or May (Wisconsin weather...).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-07-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By slip10
Legit or BS

Had my F30 in yesterday for a 4 wheel alignment and 2 new front tires. This morning there was a squeak coming from the rear passenger side that only occurred when accelerating slowly and under...
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