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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By raywith76elsi
As for the height of the top when retracted, that...

As for the height of the top when retracted, that does not seem correct. Wife's car has the manual top and it goes a lot farther down; something must be interfering. What type of aftermarket stereo...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) parking brake grip has split
Views: 358
Posted By raywith76elsi
Question parking brake grip has split

The parking brake grip has split due to age. It is made of plastic with a wood grained appearance. Parts suppliers want to sell me an entire lever mechanism; this is really a waste. Are there any...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) No crank seems to be EWS issue
Views: 696
Posted By raywith76elsi
Code reader confirms that EWS is keeping the car...

Code reader confirms that EWS is keeping the car from starting. Another code indicates there is a problem with engine speed signal. Is there some relation to another issue; the last time it ran,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-24-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Car will not start
Views: 1,081
Posted By raywith76elsi
Have a 2000 Z3 that is experiencing similar...

Have a 2000 Z3 that is experiencing similar problem. Code reader indicates that EWS is locking out the starter; something about engine speed signal. End result is the car lights up (until battery...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-01-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) No crank seems to be EWS issue
Views: 696
Posted By raywith76elsi
Question No crank seems to be EWS issue

Happy New Year to all. Have a 2000 Z3 with 6 cylinder and manual transmission. It has been running fine until one day when I drove it to work and was unable restart it again when it was time to go...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-23-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By raywith76elsi
Question In response to an earlier reply; the fan did not...

In response to an earlier reply; the fan did not seem to be running at the time. Since it would come and go away so quickly, it could not possibly be that over heated. The car would otherwise run...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-22-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By raywith76elsi
Question Z3 engine temperature gauge pegs

Have a wierd problem with 2000 Z3 having 2.5 motor. Driving along without any difficulty when temperature gauge suddenly pegs. Pulled over and checked engine and everything seems normal, not overly...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-18-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By raywith76elsi
Thanks to all for getting back to me on this one....

Thanks to all for getting back to me on this one. Local mechanic is calling for front suspension replacement (control arms with ball joints). I have done some research into this proceedure but any...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-17-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By raywith76elsi
Question Z3 front end shake @ higher speeds

Hello to forum,
Having a problem with 2000 Z3 shaking when turning left at highway speeds. No problems turning right or going stright; just left. Speed has to be 55-60MPH or more. Feels like its...
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