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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-24-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By laurieh
Door speaker help

Hi all,

Have just upgraded my bmw head unit with a JVC 4x50w, also got myself a pair of components Edge 305 210w output. Head unit working ok ish with the fact fit door speakers.
Today i removed...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-04-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 816
Posted By laurieh
Advice on coolant flush

Hi everyone

Needs some advice on coolant flush on my Z3 1.9 1999 M43

Have been experiencing cool air blowing in cabin when car idles, heats up fine when driving.

Not sure when the car had...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-22-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By laurieh
Lots of suction from oil cap - idling issues!!!

Hi all,

Z3 1.9i 1999 M43

Have just replaced my PCV valve, this i was hoping would cure the idling issue, or at least help with. Replaced and tested the following morning and still idling issue....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-06-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By laurieh
Hi Simon Yep on previous car MX5, have a...

Hi Simon

Yep on previous car MX5, have a torque wrench so should all be ok. What is the Gap and Torque setting

Cheers
Laurie
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-06-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By laurieh
Spark plug change tips

Hi

This will be the start of long process of illumination.

Today I want to replace my spark plugs, is there any tips on replacing these on a M43 engine

Cheers

Z3 1.9 1999
M43
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-28-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By laurieh
Also to add, takes a good 10 - 15 mins for the...

Also to add, takes a good 10 - 15 mins for the temp gauge to hit the middle, also poor fuel consumption 21-22mpg
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-28-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By laurieh
Jerky hesitant start low mpg

Hi everyone (again)

Started the car this morning and had a very hesitant jerky start, idle was very up and down but didnt stall and driving was very jerky was like i was learning to drive again,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-16-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By laurieh
Hi there, thanks for your info, the recent oil...

Hi there, thanks for your info, the recent oil change was carlube 5/40, from the state of the oil filter dont think had been done for a very long while, old oil was quite thick.

Would it be worth...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-16-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By laurieh
Engine Tapp and Lumpy Idle issues

Hi all

Have now owned my Zed for a month and loving the comfort compared to my previous MX5 MK1

Just a couple of niggles

1. On cold start i get lumpy idle, once engine reaches norm temp car...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-02-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,961
Posted By laurieh
Update

Hi all,

Just an update on my start n stall issue.

I changed the fuel filter on Friday evening, it was a bit of a mare to remove i dont think this had ever been changed in its 11yrs. After...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-31-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,961
Posted By laurieh
Hi Guys, Really appreciate your help. ...

Hi Guys,

Really appreciate your help.

Have checked all hoses and all seem fine. Yesterday morning I started the car 3 times and each time it started it stalled. Removed the MAF hose section re...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-29-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,961
Posted By laurieh
Hi guys, Just got my codes read...Help!!!! ...

Hi guys,

Just got my codes read...Help!!!!

Did start a new thread.

P0135- O2 SENSOR HEATER CIRCUIT BANK 1 SENSOR 1
P0170- FUEL TRIM BANK 1
P0101- MASS OR VOLUME AIR FLOW SENSOR 'A' CIRCUIT...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-29-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By laurieh
Mmm got the codes read on my Z3...Help!!!!

Hi again,

I will start from the beginning.
Brought the car Z3 1.9i 1999, was aware of track rods needed replacing. Was told the lambda sensor was replaced week before i purchased the car.
Picked...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-27-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,961
Posted By laurieh
Cheers everyone :) will get the codes this week...

Cheers everyone :) will get the codes this week but I do agree it does sound like a MAFF sensor issue.

I first thought I was using the car toooo much!!! when I used the car last week going to and...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-26-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,961
Posted By laurieh
Hi Jake, It is an aftermarket air filter, do...

Hi Jake,

It is an aftermarket air filter, do you reckon this could cause issues???

Laurie
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-26-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,961
Posted By laurieh
Is there a way of testing the MAF sensor??, and...

Is there a way of testing the MAF sensor??, and there is no splash shield!

Cheers
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-25-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,961
Posted By laurieh
Thanks for the reply. I have checked the...

Thanks for the reply.

I have checked the maff sensor and this looks brand new, not one spec of dust.

I have relaced air filter, checked the air intake pipe(the big one above radiator) and had...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-25-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,961
Posted By laurieh
Z3 Stalls after heavy rain!!!!!

Last Saturday we had a downpour and shortly after I jumped in and started but stalled instantly. Left overnight and started Sunday afternoon and all was ok ish. I had found a load of exhaust filler...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-19-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By laurieh
Many Thanks Have now found a hole in the...

Many Thanks

Have now found a hole in the exhaust!!!!! it was from the previous owner who bodged it. I have fitted a temp repair kit from halfrauds and has now started and Idling fine, exhaust...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-19-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By laurieh
Z3 Exhaust noisy and stalling

Hi all,

An update on my previous thread about 'Start and stalls instantly'

The exhaust looks like it has been repaired on the back box end, when starting the car the exhaust is blowing (poss...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-18-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By laurieh
hi amancuso Is there a step by step guide to...

hi amancuso

Is there a step by step guide to clean this, is it best for the garage to do this or would it be easy enough for an advanced novice like myself

Cheers
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-18-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By laurieh
Starts and Stalls....!!!!

Have had idling problems for the last few days, once warmed up seems to be ok. Drive to work 10 mins, leave at work for 7hrs drive home and fine.

Went out today started fine, drove 10 miles, abit...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-17-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By laurieh
Thanks everyone, will get checked out at...

Thanks everyone, will get checked out at garage:thumbup:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-15-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By laurieh
Z3 steering issues...Scarey!!!!!

HELP!!!!

Not sure if this is what they call 'Tramlining' but nearly every bump in road throws the steering and car off centre. This is quite scary on dual carriageway doing 60. Even driving...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-13-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By laurieh
New Z3 Owner...my 1st day.....need some advice

1st day owner of Z3 1.9.....probs
by laurieh Sun, 12 Aug 2012 18:43:51 UTC

Hi everyone,

Picked up my 1st BMW Z3 1.9 124k miles

Was watching on ebay and missed the auction, greatly for me...
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