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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-27-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,474
Posted By Atlas350XL
New Problem Happened . . .

About 700 miles ago . . . around 16K total miles . . . one or two lifters must have bled down because the lifters were making lots of noise . . . took it to BMW and the replaced all the lifters. ...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-27-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,474
Posted By Atlas350XL
Yes, the noise is still gone and now have 17K...

Yes, the noise is still gone and now have 17K miles on the Z-4 after the fuel pump was replaced.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-11-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,474
Posted By Atlas350XL
Sorry to hear your noise is back on the new pump,...

Sorry to hear your noise is back on the new pump, something neither of us wanted to see happen. Had mine replaced 337 miles ago and it is still OK . . . "knock on wood". We'll keep everyone posted...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-23-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,482
Posted By Atlas350XL
Got a call from BMW of North America mid-week...

Got a call from BMW of North America mid-week last week. Had an appointment the next day with a local BMW dealer. They confirmed the noise and changed the fuel pump . . . noise GONE! They even...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-23-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,758
Posted By Atlas350XL
LesC, Like two ships passing in the night ....

LesC,

Like two ships passing in the night . . . I cannot make it for this coming weekend. I have too many irons in the fire and will not have an open weekend until 16-17 July... Seems like I...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-23-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,474
Posted By Atlas350XL
SANguru . . . Got a call from BMW of North...

SANguru . . .

Got a call from BMW of North America last Wed. As per their suggestion I took it to East Bay BMW on Thursday morning for a second opinion. East Bay BMW said they thought it was the...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-08-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,758
Posted By Atlas350XL
Cannot make it on Sunday . . . how about Sat June...

Cannot make it on Sunday . . . how about Sat June 18th or Sun June 19th? 11AM is good for me . . . where?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-08-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,474
Posted By Atlas350XL
Yes I believe you are correct, those are for the...

Yes I believe you are correct, those are for the turbo's. I've been reading too many posts about the HPFP's. Sure wish they'd come up with a fix for the 30i's as I love the car except for that...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-08-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,474
Posted By Atlas350XL
Interesting that the noise goes away after the...

Interesting that the noise goes away after the fuel drops below 1/2 tank. Mine still makes the noise below 1/2 tank of fuel. BMW obviously has a problem with High Pressure Fuel Pumps. Make a...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-07-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,474
Posted By Atlas350XL
Oh! OK . . . well that makes sense then. I have...

Oh! OK . . . well that makes sense then. I have been reading about a HP Fuel Pump recall that happened last Dec. Similar problem . . . I believe BMW needs to get fuel pumps from another vendor . ....
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-07-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,482
Posted By Atlas350XL
It's the fuel pump making that noise. I just...

It's the fuel pump making that noise. I just took mine to the dealership and told them it had a bad fuel pump because the sound does not change with engine rpm. They told me it is a known problem...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-07-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,758
Posted By Atlas350XL
Well . . . with "joshaj24", there are three of us...

Well . . . with "joshaj24", there are three of us now.

Dennis
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-07-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,474
Posted By Atlas350XL
What is the PUMA?

What is the PUMA?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-07-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,474
Posted By Atlas350XL
Took it to BMW Concord. I already know about BMW...

Took it to BMW Concord. I already know about BMW of Fremont . . . I would not take anything to them. Thanks for the suggestion . . . I may try East Bay BMW.

Did you have the same noise problem...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-07-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,474
Posted By Atlas350XL
2011 Z4 Fuel Pump Noise

Two to three weeks after I took delivery of our 2011 30i Z4 it started to make a high pitched howling noise. It has continued to get louder as the weeks go by . . . it can now be heard while...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-25-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,758
Posted By Atlas350XL
Driving Club . . .

Hi LesC,

I would think that there are many more Z4 or "Z" owners in the Bay Area that would be interested in a "Z" driving club. Thanks for the info on the Bay Area Z club web site. I will take...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-07-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,758
Posted By Atlas350XL
Z-4 Bay Area Club

LesC,

Had to update my car info to a Z-4 . . . my old Z-3 was totaled.

Dennis
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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-07-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,758
Posted By Atlas350XL
Z-4 Bay Area Driving Club...

Great idea for a Z-4 Driving Club in the Bay Area. Count me in!
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