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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-10-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By slyswine
I don't see any puddling of coolant under the...

I don't see any puddling of coolant under the engine but will look for the signs of coolant vapor around the overflow tank.

Thanks,

Pete
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-09-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By slyswine
2003 Z4 Cooling System Leak

I have a 2003 Z4 E85 Body, M54 Engine. My water pump failed and was replaced but I am losing Coolant once the thermostat opens. What components are likely to be the cause of the leak and how can...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-08-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,129
Posted By slyswine
2003 Z4 3.0i cooling system issues

My 2003 Z4 had a waterpump failure (it seized) and the pulley belt was shreaded. I replaced the waterpump but I still find the car slowly losing coolant regardless of whether the engine is running...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-21-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 971
Posted By slyswine
Windshield wiper system repaired

Well, again with the comfort of a Mitchel BMW online repair manual subscription at my disposal, I began to remove the windshield wiper cowling and discovered that the linkage on the driver wiper had...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-17-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 971
Posted By slyswine
2003 Z4 Windshield Wiper Frozen at 45 deg angle

I have a 2003 Z4 with 54,000 miles. While the wipers were operating, the passenger side wiper froze at a 45 degree angle while the driver side wiper returned to the park position. Regardless of the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-16-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 167,101
Posted By slyswine
Hi, I have a 2003 Z4 3.0i E85 Chassis with a M54...

Hi, I have a 2003 Z4 3.0i E85 Chassis with a M54 Engine. I posted back in May the failure of my Cooling System. I was gradually loosing Antifreeze over a few months and then one day the cooling...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-12-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,576
Posted By slyswine
Thanks for the input

Thanks folks. Good info to recieve. I'm planning to remove the 1/4 inch of belt that remains and check the play in all the rotating pullys. If things look good, I will place a new belt on, fill...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-09-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,576
Posted By slyswine
2003 Z4 3.0i Water Pump failure????

My Z4 Serpentine Belt shredded at 52K Miles. I dont know if the belt shreded due to a failed water pump. Is there a way to test the water pump before replacing it. The Z4 had been loosing coolent...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-09-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 852
Posted By slyswine
2003 Z4 3.0i M85 Chassis Water Pump Failure

I was driving on the highway when the Battery light came on and the engine temp gage pegged to hot. I immediately pulled over and shiut the engine down. From looking under the hood, I am assuming...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-09-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By slyswine
Bob, the water source was a small cooler that...

Bob, the water source was a small cooler that tipped. But when the vehicle was under warranty, the drain holes became clogged and water accumulated in the trunk via rain. I also lost the radio...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-07-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By slyswine
Bob, Thanks a million for the advice. Your...

Bob, Thanks a million for the advice. Your suggestion of removing the amplifier in the trunk and disconnecting the battery neg terminal for 10 minutes worked like a charm. I'm pretty surprized...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-06-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By slyswine
Z4 2003 E85 Chassis No Radio or Power Windows

My Z4 Radio began to have static on a few speakers and then went dead all togeather. The Power Windows then stopped working. I went to the trunk to look for accumulated water in the battery...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-15-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By slyswine
Where is the Fuze Box for a 2003 Z4, E85 chassie

Where is the Fuze Box for a 2003 Z4, E85 chassie
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-15-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By slyswine
Z4 Significant Accessory Shutdown

I have a 2003 Z4 3.0 E85 Chassis. A cooler spilt and caused water to fill the battery compartment to a 1/4 inch. The radio died as well as the wipers, electric windows and the convertable top. Is...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-27-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,248
Posted By slyswine
2003 Z4 (E85) Headlamp Assembly Replacement

My left headlight assembly is loose. I assume one of the mounting points is broken. How can I access the assembly to either repair or replace it.

Thanks
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-10-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,439
Posted By slyswine
Well the WD-40 once again came to the rescue. ...

Well the WD-40 once again came to the rescue. The cable appeared whole but the mechanism was jammed. But the WD-40 eventually seeped through and after 3 days of spraying, the hood finally popped. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-09-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,439
Posted By slyswine
I have a central hood latch and the cable...

I have a central hood latch and the cable movement is vertical. There are no slots to utilize a screwdriver. It appears BMW went to a new latch model in later years.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,439
Posted By slyswine
I've popped the grills but the mechanism lies...

I've popped the grills but the mechanism lies behind a structural support. It seems that there is a sliding metal piece that is pulled down via the release cable. When that piece is pulled down, a...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-08-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,439
Posted By slyswine
Z4 Hood Release Frozen

I have a 2003 Z4 3.0 and the Hood release is jammed. The release cable has freedom but doesnt seem to move the piece attached to the endpoint of the cable under the hood. It appears that the cable...
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