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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Clearancediver
I have a '04 3.0i.... my screen is the one...

I have a '04 3.0i.... my screen is the one pictured in the photo. Looking at realoem, the diagram is the same as the one depicted in 2nd jpg ....

I think it's a generic picture and "depicted"...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-20-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,877
Posted By Clearancediver
You drill a small hole and screw the screw in.......

You drill a small hole and screw the screw in....


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By Clearancediver
What is Best Solution Fixing Passenger Seat Airbag Sensor?

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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-11-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Clearancediver
That wiring harness if disconnected will set a...

That wiring harness if disconnected will set a code/SRS fault indicator if the battery wasn't disconnected prior to.....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-11-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Clearancediver
What areas did you clean. Sent from my...

What areas did you clean.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-10-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Clearancediver
Clean that connector.. Make sure pins/plug are...

Clean that connector.. Make sure pins/plug are making good contact. I moved the pins ever so slightly towards the side of the plug that had the contacts...and I do mean ever so slightly.

If the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-08-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Clearancediver
Code is cleared by software ... Sent from...

Code is cleared by software ...


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-08-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Clearancediver
Cleaned 1st time... 2nd time years later I had to...

Cleaned 1st time... 2nd time years later I had to move the pins on the connector slightly... and I do mean slightly ... to ensure a tight connection. Then the code cleared....


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-08-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Clearancediver
You have a '03... I have a '04.... There is...

You have a '03... I have a '04....

There is a SRS power cable connector in the battery well... on the left side side (as viewed) of the power connection housing/centerline side of battery well....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-08-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Clearancediver
I believe that after doing the one sweep... the...

I believe that after doing the one sweep... the rain sensor is "active"... but won't sweep until it senses "enough" rain to then "activate"....

That's how it works with mine.

After it does the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-17-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By Clearancediver
I will make an observation that the car when cold...

I will make an observation that the car when cold will be at a higher rpm than when warm....

Curious to see if the issue still persists after cleaning the ICV...





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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-13-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By Clearancediver
It could also be a sign of a partially clogged...

It could also be a sign of a partially clogged gas filter. While the car is able to get sufficient gas at a higher RPM it may not be able to do so at lower RPMs

Had this issue in older car years...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-22-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By Clearancediver
They used a mixture sand/salt at times to extend...

They used a mixture sand/salt at times to extend the salt....according to the local news. I live in Victoria across from Vancouver where we are in a bit of a rain shadow that provides a milder...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-13-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,108
Posted By Clearancediver
Run away... Sent from my iPhone using...

Run away...


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-07-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By Clearancediver
If you are going to all the trouble to get to the...

If you are going to all the trouble to get to the water pump can't imagine not changing it...


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-07-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By Clearancediver
Ok... did some research Went down to BMW to...

Ok... did some research Went down to BMW to look at the oil filter caps as well as taking the cap off of my car to look. They didn't have an oil filter cap for my car in stock to compare against. ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-02-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By Clearancediver
That is the SRS power connection. The wire that...

That is the SRS power connection. The wire that plugs in connects to the Battery Safety terminal/battery cable. I've had issues with it causing the airbag light to come on/fail to clear.

The pins...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By Clearancediver
Can y'all confirm which groove y'all put the oil cap gasket (o-ring)? Pic attached

The o-ring is too big if it refuses to fit down inside the aluminum housing.

dc_wright suggests you should lube the o-ring. It might fit then... likely not I'm suspecting as that is the filter...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By Clearancediver
Interesting picture.... my oil filter cap is...

Interesting picture.... my oil filter cap is original to my '04 3.0i.... I have no reason to believe otherwise.

It doesn't have that groove in the picture.... and when installed 3-4 threads from...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By Clearancediver
Despite what you state... the o-ring does end up...

Despite what you state... the o-ring does end up in the red position.... compressed between the lip of the cap and the lip of the filter housing.

The o-ring is the seal between these two...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-30-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By Clearancediver
You know that eventually....... the 0-ring ends...

You know that eventually....... the 0-ring ends up in the red position don't you?

Start with it in the blue position so that when the oil filter housing cap is torqued down the o-ring does not...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-28-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Clearancediver
Heater not blowing hot air!

You may have an air bubble in the heater system. Take it for a run and watch the air temperature. Alternatively... jack up/elevate the front end so that the engine I front is higher than the rear....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-22-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By Clearancediver
Invest in a battery tender to keep battery...

Invest in a battery tender to keep battery charged and healthy. The battery slowly discharges as the car monitoring system is active even when the ignition is switched off.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-14-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,918
Posted By Clearancediver
Buy the extra insurance for $10+........

Buy the extra insurance for $10+........
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-14-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,918
Posted By Clearancediver
$350 for that amp is cheap... new amp is $850-900...

$350 for that amp is cheap... new amp is $850-900 or so in US dollars. I paid in Canadian dollars so was much more expensive than that for me...

Take the cover off the amp and look for obvious...
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