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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-27-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Clearancediver
It's not installed in the car I take it... you've...

It's not installed in the car I take it... you've used extension wires to "bridge" the wires or its sitting on top of car and you are stretching wires to plug into pump...

Best guess... the micro...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-16-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By Clearancediver
All a matter of taste and feel. I put a leather...

All a matter of taste and feel. I put a leather one piece cover on my '04 Z and couldn't be happier. I like the feel of a thicker steering wheel over the feel of the original.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-11-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,206
Posted By Clearancediver
Have you run your VIN to see if the car is...

Have you run your VIN to see if the car is equipped with Bluetooth?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-07-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,255
Posted By Clearancediver
And if you want to fill up when the tank is 1/3...

And if you want to fill up when the tank is 1/3 full or some other variation.... how do you know "exactly" the amount of gallons required to fill the tank...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-05-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Clearancediver
I googled it....using 2004 BMW fuse...

I googled it....using 2004 BMW fuse diagram...gave me this selection below which I choose

Learning to google issues will help you in the future...
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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-05-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By Clearancediver
I removed mine hen I checked/cleaned mine. They...

I removed mine hen I checked/cleaned mine. They trap debris which eventually causes them to not pass water effectively. They are difficult to see but if you jack up the car on the rear lift pads and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-02-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Clearancediver
Ignition switch...Google it...

Ignition switch...Google it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-27-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Clearancediver
Read this.... ...

Read this....

https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/3b7a4fe0-58d2-4357-a1bb-33fba06e6196

Explanation why it's not considered a safety issue....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-23-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Clearancediver
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=BT53-...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=BT53-USA-04-2004-E85-BMW-Z4_30i&diagId=51_4963

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-18-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By Clearancediver
Easy to check.... you can lift the car with a...

Easy to check.... you can lift the car with a jack and check it to see. Rule it out at least....

Check out the videos on the issue....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-18-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By Clearancediver
Front control arm bushing.... Google FCAB issues....

Front control arm bushing.... Google FCAB issues. There are some YouTube videos which show why you experience it when braking....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-16-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Clearancediver
The antenna is more towards the Centre than the...

The antenna is more towards the Centre than the corner than it looks...... I also used the small Sosche plate stuck to the dash for the antenna magnet to stick on... perfect fit.

I use the aux in...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-16-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Clearancediver
I use a Scosche magnet system with a magnet on...

I use a Scosche magnet system with a magnet on the dash and the metal strip on the back of the Sirius car mount. It's low profile and clean.

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I don't do a lot of channel changes so it's...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-14-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By Clearancediver
"Exercise" the trunk lowering knobs... to ensure...

"Exercise" the trunk lowering knobs... to ensure it's down properly. It could have been moved when they replaced the battery. Also look at the center of the rear bulkhead ... there is a micro switch...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-10-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By Clearancediver
Google Z4 wiper motor issue.... given that you...

Google Z4 wiper motor issue.... given that you say that the wipers now only work at slow setting... seems to be more going on than your rain sensor...

There are DIY's on fixing the wiper motor.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-10-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Clearancediver
Check floating voltage on battery prior to...

Check floating voltage on battery prior to starting it up...

Check voltage output on alternator/regulator after starting it up.

If you have one of those "plug in to the cigarette/power outlet"...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By Clearancediver
Not defending BMW but it is a sports car which...

Not defending BMW but it is a sports car which seems to have been "well used".... Some items would be considered normal maintenance given the mileage. Others are from the design characteristics of...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By Clearancediver
You have to " initiate" it to start by moving the...

You have to " initiate" it to start by moving the wiper stalk." Once initiated it will make a sweep (double on my car). It will then "wait" for enough precipitation to fall on windscreen to initiate...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,737
Posted By Clearancediver
Creator 310 reader... tried that as a stand alone...

Creator 310 reader... tried that as a stand alone travel aide. Next to useless given its slow speed and other issues when trying to access information.

Showing the codes that occurred when it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By Clearancediver
They want to replace the decal with an undamaged...

They want to replace the decal with an undamaged decal....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-02-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,737
Posted By Clearancediver
Even those are limited in what they can do......

Even those are limited in what they can do... software is the way to go.... gives you diagnostics and a plan on how to confirm/correct etc... and that is just the beginning.

Good luck with the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-02-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,737
Posted By Clearancediver
If your battery was now 12 volts down...

If your battery was now 12 volts down significantly from its original voltage... I'd be checking wiring from alternator....voltage regulator output... checking to see if battery didn't have a bad...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-02-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,737
Posted By Clearancediver
Google ....BMW battery cable issues. Here is one...

Google ....BMW battery cable issues. Here is one post from that search....

http://www.bmwblog.com/2013/02/17/bmw-recalls-nearly-570000-cars-to-fix-battery-cable-connectors/

I remember reading a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-01-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,737
Posted By Clearancediver
Truly a weird situation you have going on. ...

Truly a weird situation you have going on.

Have you read the codes from the car. Have to start someplace...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-01-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,737
Posted By Clearancediver
That sounds like you got the "trifecta" issue...

That sounds like you got the "trifecta" issue which is normally caused by low voltage.....

Can't remember if you had checked your voltage regulator output but it's a place to start... you seem to...
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