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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-18-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 2.3 Engine rough idle
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Posted By senikc
1999 Z3 2.3 Engine rough idle

All codes cleared.


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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-04-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 2.3 Engine rough idle
Views: 609
Posted By senikc
Replaced MAF as suggested by Blacklane, this...

Replaced MAF as suggested by Blacklane, this corrected the idle and performance problem, all codes cleared. New code CB O2 sensor limit cyl #4-6
Thanks for all the suggestions and information.
...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-30-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 2.3 Engine rough idle
Views: 609
Posted By senikc
Car ran fine, no gas added to tank in 75 miles...

Car ran fine, no gas added to tank in 75 miles and 6 days, drove it home about 8 miles, turned in drive way, checked mail box, put car in park, did not shut engine off, put car in drive, immediate...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-29-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 2.3 Engine rough idle
Views: 609
Posted By senikc
No, I didn't check that since I installed a new...

No, I didn't check that since I installed a new one 3 months ago, but I will check, had not occured to me it could be damaged now.
Thanks for your input.
Charles
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-28-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 2.3 Engine rough idle
Views: 609
Posted By senikc
Thanks again Blacklane for the input. Did a...

Thanks again Blacklane for the input.
Did a cold start this afternoon, disconnected the MAF, engine ran smoother, re connected MAF, engine ran a little rougher, still not as rough as yesterday when...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-27-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 2.3 Engine rough idle
Views: 609
Posted By senikc
1999 Z3 2.3 Engine rough idle

1999 Z3 97000 miles, new plugs installed 1000 miles ago. I started engine this morning, just a bit of rough idle, drove 10 miles to work, ran fine, left work ran fine, got home, pulled in yard and...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-18-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By senikc
Left door speaker does not work with CD

Had similar problem, no audio from any right side speakers with CC player. Found modular plug on back of head end radio had bad connection, wiggled wires, been ok for 6 mins so far. Hope this helps...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-17-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 28
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 1,267
Posted By senikc
I think the switch is ok, It lights up and the...

I think the switch is ok, It lights up and the auxiliary radiator fan runs. Unless the switch is a double pole switch. I am thinking it must either be a bad evaporator temp sensor or bad connection...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-15-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 1,267
Posted By senikc
Have 12 volts on 2 wires to the refrigerant...

Have 12 volts on 2 wires to the refrigerant presssure switch (only pressure switch on the drier), plug it in it controls the electric cooling fan in front of the condenser, ohmed out the wires...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-14-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 1,267
Posted By senikc
1999 Z3 Air Conditioning

Found wrong relay in aux fan socket in fuse box, replaced both relays with correct ones. aux fan now runs when a/c button is pressed, but compressor still does not. checked the pressure switch...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 1,267
Posted By senikc
No voltage to the clutch, voltage to the relay...

No voltage to the clutch, voltage to the relay socket, when voltage is applied directly to compressor clutch coil with single line unplugged, compressor runs and a/c cools well. I had followed the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Cooling system
Views: 298
Posted By senikc
1999 Z3 Cooling system

Thanks for the information, I had asked because I have replaced the expansion tank which had cracked, also I have had a garage replace the heater supply and return lines under the manifold, and all...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Cooling system
Views: 298
Posted By senikc
1999 Z3 Cooling system

I have read a lot of posts and threads, I am wondering on the Z3 or any other BMW with the black expansion tank and red coolant level indicator if there is any provision for pressure relief on the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By senikc
I have the Peake R5/FCX-3 which plugs into the 20...

I have the Peake R5/FCX-3 which plugs into the 20 pin connector under the hood. I don't have the money to purchase a pro scan tool for the scanning of 1 car.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By senikc
1999 2.5 liter engine Service Engine Soon light on

I am still having the SES light come on, to date I have replaced both air intake boots, both pre cat O2 sensors various vacuum lines, oil separator valve and all CCV hoses, gas cap, the car has been...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-24-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 28
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 1,267
Posted By senikc
1999 Z3 Air Conditioning

Thanks for the tips. I will check the relays and go further if needed.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-23-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By senikc
1999 Z3 ABS and Traction Control light

I had a check engine light on, and changed the air intake boot which was leaking, after using the Peake reset tool to clear the check engine light. Started the engine after clearing the CE light and...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-23-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 28
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 1,267
Posted By senikc
1999 Z3 Air Conditioning

The blue light in the switch does come on, the compressor does not engage at engine start up, and did not start yesterday for the entire time the engine was running this was 30 minutes. The pressure...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-22-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 1,267
Posted By senikc
1999 Z3 Air Conditioning

The compressor on my 1999 Z3 does not come on, the snow flake button does light up, I had this problem a while back after driving with the switch on, the compressor came on. I'm not sure if I have a...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-18-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By senikc
1999 BMW Z3 Roadster

I am in the Middle Georgia area (Macon/Milledgeville Ga.), can anyone suggest a reputable mechanic or shop other than the local BMW dealer to make repairs to BMW's?


Thanks for any help.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By senikc
1999 2.5 liter engine ses light on

Could the o ring seal on the disa valve cause the error codes E3 & E4 O2 sensor adaptation limit cyl 1-3 & 4-6 ?
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-04-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By senikc
1999 Z3 Radio

I have a 99 Z3 with the BMW Business C43 radio with tape player and trunk mounted cd player. The raido plays on both right and left channel. when I try to use the CD player it only plays on the right...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-02-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Roadster
Views: 496
Posted By senikc
Z3 Roadster seats

Was not sure, I have the sport seats, which have bad leather on the driver seat back, was looking to try to replace them with something else. didnt know if the seat belt latch with the tensioner was...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-30-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Roadster
Views: 496
Posted By senikc
1999 Z3 Roadster

are the seats from the 1997 z3 roadster interchangable with the seats from the 1999 z3 roadster?


Thanks for any info.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-31-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Heater inlet pipe and water pipe
Views: 714
Posted By senikc
Thanks for the information, the link appears to...

Thanks for the information, the link appears to be a 4 cylinder engine, my 1999 Z3 has the 2.5Liter 6 cylinder which has a different expansion tank and intake manifold.
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