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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Clearancediver
Personal...hardly. I'm not the one...

Personal...hardly. I'm not the one ranting....:smiles
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Clearancediver
Difficulty accessing doesn't equate to being...

Difficulty accessing doesn't equate to being useless..... The car is low...of course it's going to take some creative thinking... As per the previous poster solution.. Which I also used.

At least...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-31-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Clearancediver
I have a '04 Z4... The front Jack point is...

I have a '04 Z4... The front Jack point is there... It's a small square indented into the "shield" that covers the bottom of the engine... Fashion/cut a square of material (hockey puck...)to match...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-31-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By Clearancediver
Could e indicating that the issue is with the...

Could e indicating that the issue is with the headlight bulbs. If you have the appropriate software you would be able to narrow the issue down....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-30-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By Clearancediver
Good explanation ...., good engineering too..,

Good explanation ...., good engineering too..,
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-30-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By Clearancediver
That explains why mine works that way too......

That explains why mine works that way too... Never knew!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-30-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By Clearancediver
Fsu......

Fsu......
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-30-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By Clearancediver
Google BMW fey module... Has videos in search...

Google BMW fey module... Has videos in search unit...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-29-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By Clearancediver
Oil needs to meet European spec oil... A3/B4...

Oil needs to meet European spec oil... A3/B4 spec'd oil has a higher shear value than North American spec'd oil. If you are going to run Dino oil it needs to be European formula that meet BMW LL-01...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-29-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By Clearancediver
Clear the codes...drive and see if they fault...

Clear the codes...drive and see if they fault again... You can't diagnose an issue without doing so... If they fault again you have something to work with.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-29-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Clearancediver
Have to agree with the comment on hand held...

Have to agree with the comment on hand held spring compressors on non M Z... Just did mine and after compressing with hand held... Took them to a auto shop with commercial rig to do it....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-29-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Clearancediver
Think most people's response would be to question...

Think most people's response would be to question the re-install of the old strut since its original and now 11-12 years old.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-27-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 843
Posted By Clearancediver
Word of advice... Do not disconnect those modules...

Word of advice... Do not disconnect those modules under seats without disconnecting battery first. You will set a fault code in SRS system if you do which will need to be reset by dealer or an...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-27-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By Clearancediver
Clean the wheel sensors ... Clean the SRS power...

Clean the wheel sensors ... Clean the SRS power connection.... Then get codes reset. If the faults re-illuminate then have codes re-read before doing anything else....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-27-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By Clearancediver
As a reminder... If you remove/replace the yaw...

As a reminder... If you remove/replace the yaw sensor... Do so with the battery disconnected. It will set a fault code otherwise which will need to be cleared by the dealer... or an independent with...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-26-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By Clearancediver
I was pretty sure it was under passenger seat.....

I was pretty sure it was under passenger seat.. Spent over an hour looking at Realoem diagrams this morning and again just prior to answering this post...Realoem diagrams used to show it. The new...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-26-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 46,288
Posted By Clearancediver
Airbag light on dash was on and independent...

Airbag light on dash was on and independent stated it was seat restraint module needed to be changed as his hand held device indicated it had fired. Took it to BMW who diagnosed dirty SRS connection...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-26-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By Clearancediver
Drivers or passenger seat... Going on memory here...

Drivers or passenger seat... Going on memory here as it's been awhile since I looked it up.... I would look it up in realoem.com ... Use last 7 digits of your VIN to identify the car/pull up...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-26-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 46,288
Posted By Clearancediver
SRS fault needs tone cleared with dealer...

SRS fault needs tone cleared with dealer software... Or by someone who has proper software to do so...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-26-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 46,288
Posted By Clearancediver
SA# 2 is correct. Airbag light.... There is...

SA# 2 is correct.

Airbag light.... There is a single wire that connects to a battery power connection point in battery well. It's the power to the SRS system. Clean this connection. If dirty etc...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-26-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By Clearancediver
If he used a hand scanner and had to ask BMW...

If he used a hand scanner and had to ask BMW about the codes then ...he really is unfamiliar with diagnosis of the Z.... And he can't clear the codes with his device.

There are really no...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-25-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By Clearancediver
Google " transport mode"... Check voltage of...

Google " transport mode"... Check voltage of battery when cold.. Low battery voltage can lead to the car going into transport mode leading to those symptoms you've described....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-25-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By Clearancediver
What are your symptoms. Codes by themselves are...

What are your symptoms. Codes by themselves are deceptive. The indicated error isn't necessarily the root cause of the issue.

Google "BMW Z4 trifecta".... 3 fault lights and the associated...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-24-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Clearancediver
Media bridge gives you "hands free" capability...

Media bridge gives you "hands free" capability with your phone...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-24-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 673
Posted By Clearancediver
Thought all the cars have it... Your dealer...

Thought all the cars have it... Your dealer should be able to enable it.

I just changed mine to read km/liter using the SS Progman software. The readout can be configured to:

Mpg (UK)
Mpg...
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