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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By Clearancediver
I think... From all the posts on this subject,...

I think... From all the posts on this subject, it's always been stated that hand held readers can't read the BMW module codes.... Not that it couldn't read engine codes.

And for what it's...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By Clearancediver
You just confirmed what I said.... The code...

You just confirmed what I said.... The code reader can't read the cars module faults being generated. They aren't engine codes.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-26-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By Clearancediver
Hand held code reader can't read the BMW codes so...

Hand held code reader can't read the BMW codes so you can't diagnosis your problem using it. That said, I would clean the wheel sensors and see if that helps. They are easy to do and if that is the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-14-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Clearancediver
Clean your wheel sensors before you get the...

Clean your wheel sensors before you get the faults cleared at dealer/independent shop. I have software to do it myself,but if you are working on your car yourself at some future point you need to be...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-13-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Clearancediver
Dirty wheel sensors..weak battery... are two...

Dirty wheel sensors..weak battery... are two possibilities.

Check batty voltage in the morning before starting car. Voltage should read above 12.3 volts. The car doesn't like low voltage and one...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-19-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By Clearancediver
Google this.... Z4 window reset procedure......

Google this....
Z4 window reset procedure... Has all sorts of posts on the subject.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-27-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Clearancediver
I got curious and checked a fuze diagram..... Not...

I got curious and checked a fuze diagram..... Not sure if there was a specific fuze for that solenoid but 22 and 39 on the diagram do relate to heater. I would check them out simply on the principal...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-26-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Clearancediver
Checked RealOem.... Likely the "actuator drive,...

Checked RealOem.... Likely the "actuator drive, air mixture flap".... PN 64116936709

Look at the diagram... Actuator Drive, Heating.....under the Main Group ...Heater and Air Conditioning

Have...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-26-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Clearancediver
I would look up the cooling system diagrams/parts...

I would look up the cooling system diagrams/parts in www.realoem.com for your car... and check so see if there is a valve that controls water flow to heater.... No flow... No heat...

Haven't...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-22-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,437
Posted By Clearancediver
..was cleaned ( same wire as DC Wright) the SRS...

..was cleaned ( same wire as DC Wright) the SRS light went away.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-22-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,437
Posted By Clearancediver
I had the same issue and when that wire connection

I had the same issue and when that wire connection
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-24-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By Clearancediver
Depending on car/year the amp is located in the...

Depending on car/year the amp is located in the trunk or in the battery well in the trunk . Check to see if water has leaked into the trunk and collected in the battery well. If the amp is located...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-18-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By Clearancediver
Change the battery. After 6 years it won't hurt...

Change the battery. After 6 years it won't hurt to do so... It's showing the classic signs of a battery failure.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-18-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Clearancediver
Also this..... ...

Also this.....

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=390573

...from same google search....


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-18-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Clearancediver
Have a 2004 that I've had the amp out/replaced...

Have a 2004 that I've had the amp out/replaced etc plus different radio installed and never had the radio code issue...

I googled Z4 radio code and found this....

...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-17-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Clearancediver
I had issues with the 1-2 shift when I bought my...

I had issues with the 1-2 shift when I bought my car as well. Did the CDV delete last year too and still found the 1-2 shift some what stilted....

I finally learned to only do a 2/3 to 3/4 clutch...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-16-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Clearancediver
I do both.... Shift at lower revs around 2500...

I do both.... Shift at lower revs around 2500 when not in a hurry or at 4-4500 rpm when I decide to go faster.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-16-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By Clearancediver
Intro and Questions - New Member!

I do 5000 kilometer changes typically on NA cars although I'm going to 7500 kilometer intervals with the Z4 on the next oil change. My 1991 Dodge Spirit had 440,000 km when I sold it because the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-11-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Clearancediver
Spark plug change Transmission oil change ...

Spark plug change
Transmission oil change
Brake fluid flush
Cooling system flush

All supposing that the first two haven't been done... Last two if they have not been done in the last 4 years,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-27-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 41,727
Posted By Clearancediver
Read your manual about charging etc... Should be...

Read your manual about charging etc... Should be there.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-27-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Clearancediver
It's called a crank case ventilation valve.......

It's called a crank case ventilation valve.... CVV

If it's failed the oil vapour will be drawn into the exhaust system and burn instead ...


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-26-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 41,727
Posted By Clearancediver
Have my car hooked to CTEK charger anytime it's...

Have my car hooked to CTEK charger anytime it's not going to be driven for more than a day. My 2004 3.0i has charging lugs/attachment points in the engine compartment for exactly that......


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-26-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Clearancediver
How did you finally get it open? There has been a...

How did you finally get it open? There has been a couple other threads on this and it involved AAA or independents using special airbag inflation wedges??? ..to pop the trunk open.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-26-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Clearancediver
Is the microphone installed on the steering wheel...

Is the microphone installed on the steering wheel column.... Check to see if it is or has been damaged.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-26-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Clearancediver
I would try another GPS receiver to see if the...

I would try another GPS receiver to see if the problem is with the car or the receiver. I had an issue with my car and GPS and it was the GPS that was the problem. Besides after 5 years...isn't it...
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