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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Today, 05:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,944
Posted By wifesauto
if you can hear the motor running you may have a...

if you can hear the motor running you may have a fluid level problem or linkage
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-26-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By wifesauto
thank you

thank you
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By wifesauto
sticky info missing ?

whatever happened to all the VERY GOOD info on DIY for the rag top motor testing/replacing ?:dunno::eek::cry:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By wifesauto
the shop finally got around to looking at it...

the shop finally got around to looking at it [they were the ones that replaced the motor 3 years ago] they said they pulled the motor and bench tested it then re-installed it but it does not work in...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-21-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Fan
Views: 312
Posted By wifesauto
jump the fan switch

jump the fan switch
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-20-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Fan
Views: 312
Posted By wifesauto
fuse/relay ?

fuse/relay ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-20-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By wifesauto
whatever is burning may have killed the 02...

whatever is burning may have killed the 02 sensors.............tow it to a shop
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-18-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By wifesauto
white smoke [it goes away quickly] is usually...

white smoke [it goes away quickly] is usually coolant.........blue smoke hangs around. which is it ? are you adding any fluids ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-18-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By wifesauto
when i was checking mine i turned the 2 knobs up...

when i was checking mine i turned the 2 knobs up ........it would not unlock from the windshield until i lowered the tray and yes the light blinks orange
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-11-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By wifesauto
if it unlocks from the windshield frame but you...

if it unlocks from the windshield frame but you cannot hear the top motor it usually is the motor.....i am on my 3rd as we speak
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-30-2017, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By wifesauto
it sounds like the battery is low ....have it...

it sounds like the battery is low ....have it tested . how old is it ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-24-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By wifesauto
what is the battery voltage using a good DVOM ?...

what is the battery voltage using a good DVOM ? stick shift ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-19-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By wifesauto
when her last key gives it up i will sadly go to...

when her last key gives it up i will sadly go to the dealer and buy 2 new keys or whatever they command and have them do their magic...............................................................then...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-19-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By wifesauto
plugs are good for 100k under normal driving...

plugs are good for 100k under normal driving ...the coils....i have replaced two so far ...........and maybe my third vert top motor
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-19-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By wifesauto
i have yet to see a rag top repair that did not...

i have yet to see a rag top repair that did not look horrible......how old is the top ? you may have to get a new one
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-19-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By wifesauto
vert top motor

wifes 05 z the top unlocks and locks with the dash button BUT i do not hear the motor running........i was hoping it is not the motor ....which was replaced 3 years ago.the only work done on it was a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-11-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By wifesauto
sssssoooo i drag my volt meter out this VERY COLD...

sssssoooo i drag my volt meter out this VERY COLD morn and check the off voltage . 12.36 .....fire it up and right away 13.48 idle. I look for the dash battery...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-10-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By wifesauto
battery light

my wife said battery light came on after 1 mile of driving ,then went out after she started coming back home. she re continued to work with no issues. upon leaving work it came on again and then went...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-26-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By wifesauto
that video did not work to re-set it ........i...

that video did not work to re-set it ........i left it at the repair shop to oil change and do the re-set..........and they are having issues with it. life is sssssoooom much easier in a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-24-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By wifesauto
a scan tool like snap on can make it go away ?

a scan tool like snap on can make it go away ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-23-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By wifesauto
thank you.....i thought we used to get a message...

thank you.....i thought we used to get a message that said change oil not inspection.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-23-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By wifesauto
inspection light

tried search but no help. wifes 05 z4 76k . she gets a message next to odometer "inspection" at start up for a few seconds then it goes away. sup ? the owners manual was destroyed in leaking trunk...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-19-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By wifesauto
i keep the run flats on my wifes car for piece of...

i keep the run flats on my wifes car for piece of mind.if these cars had 150 more ft lbs of torque i would consider a high performance tire...........:eeps:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-18-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,226
Posted By wifesauto
i just had one replaced on my wifes z. i do not...

i just had one replaced on my wifes z. i do not know if it was oem of aftermarket.the shop [indy] did not advise me to replace all.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-08-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By wifesauto
if this is a new light kit i would contact the...

if this is a new light kit i would contact the maker.i do not know how on earth [no pun] you are getting 25 volt input....unless this is some secret military beemer 24 volt [this is humor] system
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