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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-01-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By senikc
There were several codes, torque converter code,...

There were several codes, torque converter code, manual/auto switch code, fuel lean codes, mechanic checked MAF it had a burned spot on it. all codes were cleared and came back as soon at car...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-31-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 36
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 2,289
Posted By senikc
Problem fixed after nearly 2 years, under dash...

Problem fixed after nearly 2 years, under dash connector on drivers side of heater box near a/c control relay multi wire plug had loose connection, finally bumped the plug and it came apart. Plugged...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-31-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By senikc
Evidently no one here has had this problem. My...

Evidently no one here has had this problem. My warning light was on, next the abs and traction control lights lit up. After taking the car to the shop, it was repaired, the cause of these lights and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-31-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By senikc
On my 1999 with the sub woofer in the center you...

On my 1999 with the sub woofer in the center you have to remove the top of the speaker box, remove the speaker, there is a screw that secures the roll hoops, on the side nearest the outside of the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-19-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By senikc
Evidently my bad, transmission is 4 speed, not 5...

Evidently my bad, transmission is 4 speed, not 5 speed steptronic. Does anyone know if the codes be read with the Peake code reader.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-18-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By senikc
Auto transmission (steptropic) 1999 Z3

Transmission worked fine, parked over night was taking out trunk liner to install new cd cable traced wires. Started car to move it transmission warning light came on transmission shifts terribly in...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-13-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 36
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 2,289
Posted By senikc
Problem appears to be solved, A/C runs on all...

Problem appears to be solved, A/C runs on all blower speeds now. 47 degree air on high with outside temp at 85 degrees. Loose connection.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-12-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 2,289
Posted By senikc
Replaced the blower resistor, and ambient temp...

Replaced the blower resistor, and ambient temp sensor, no change in symptoms, replaced A/C control module on the side of the heater box, A/C ran on all fan speeds, compressor did not drop out on any...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-11-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By senikc
there is power feeding the blower relay, I have...

there is power feeding the blower relay, I have not been able to find power inside to the blower speed control switch or the compressor and recirculation switch. I have checked continuity with a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-11-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By senikc
1999 Z3 HVAC Blower

I am having intermittent power problems with my blower/hvac system. I have checked the blower relay which appears to be good I have swapped it with the horn relay, I have the blower switch and the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-05-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By senikc
This may be of help to you. Just look through...

This may be of help to you. Just look through the pages, part numbers are listed. http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-02-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 36
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 2,289
Posted By senikc
A/C will start up when engine has just started,...

A/C will start up when engine has just started, compressor will start, compressor will drop out for no reason, will drop out on high fan, or low fan speed at times, It has been suggested that the...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-01-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By senikc
1999 z3 a/c

Does anyone know the location of the a/c control unit (p/n 64 11 8 367 931)?


Thanks for any help with this.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 36
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 2,289
Posted By senikc
Something new with the A/C today. cooling good,...

Something new with the A/C today. cooling good, stopped engine for about 15 minutes, when I got back in car, no A/C no power to blower, no power to snow flake or air recirculation buttons, drove car...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-27-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 36
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 2,289
Posted By senikc
Update on 1999 Z3 A/C, took it to shop, they...

Update on 1999 Z3 A/C, took it to shop, they report the compressor is controlled by some sort of computer which is tied into the ECU, which is also connected to the outside air temp sensor, and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By senikc
Thanks for the information, I have visited the...

Thanks for the information, I have visited the website and sent a email to try to determine the location of this Indie.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-19-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By senikc
Indy Mechanic in Middle Georgia

Does anyone know of a reputable, reasonally priced Indy Mechanic that can repair the Z3 in the Middle Georgia area (Macon, Ga.)?


Thanks for any suggestions.


Senikc
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
Views: 675
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: 675
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: 675
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: 675
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: 675
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: 675
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: 266
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: 36
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1999 Z3 Air Conditioning
Views: 2,289
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...
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