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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-22-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Clearancediver
From what I've read over the past 4 years there...

From what I've read over the past 4 years there are a couple of possibilities.

One is the water proof membrane under the interior door card/panel. If it's ripped somehow water will ingress that...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-19-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Clearancediver
Google "z4 sticky steering" there are DIYs on...

Google "z4 sticky steering" there are DIYs on drilling the steering column and injecting grease... there is another fix from Germany that involve an adjustment in the internals of the steering...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-13-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By Clearancediver
I stand corrected... It is part #7... and called...

I stand corrected... It is part #7... and called ...Finisher

Too much glare on my iPad as I tabbed between screens....that and old age memory issues...[emoji4]


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-13-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By Clearancediver
It's under Trim/exterior ...

It's under Trim/exterior

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=BT53-USA-04-2004-E85-BMW-Z4_30i&diagId=51_4863

#6 and 7.... Frame/rear light /primed

Very pricey too...

I remember...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-11-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Clearancediver
I just had the fuel filter in the gas tank...

I just had the fuel filter in the gas tank replaced. Immediately after I had codes for misfires which I cleared and which came back after a few miles driving. I cleaned the MAF and codes went away....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-27-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Clearancediver
If you intend to do the motor mounts as well.......

If you intend to do the motor mounts as well.... passenger side mount can be passed up through the oil change "hatch" on the reinforcement plate... and the old one removed the same way...


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-27-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Clearancediver
I put a2x4 across the front of the oil pan and...

I put a2x4 across the front of the oil pan and lifted gently and the engine lifted and driver side mount lifted off the bolt...



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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-26-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Clearancediver
I would clean the easiest thing to do which is...

I would clean the easiest thing to do which is the connector I suggested. I would also clean the connection under the seat as well.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Clearancediver
Most likely the SRS power connection in the...

Most likely the SRS power connection in the battery well if it's like mine. I actually had to clean that connection yesterday for the same reason. I've had to do this about 3 or is it 4 times in the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-23-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
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: 5,178
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: 538
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: 613
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: 613
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: 613
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: 613
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: 613
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: 613
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: 414
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: 17
Views: 1,530
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: 17
Views: 1,530
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: 1,070
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: 1,276
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: 518
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: 980
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. ...
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