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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-19-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By slip10
Well, car is still at dealer who has been doing...

Well, car is still at dealer who has been doing testing under the guidance of BMW engineering. They are still saying not normal but can't tie it down to the exact problem. They still believe it's...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By slip10
Thanks. I will ask about that.

Thanks. I will ask about that.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-15-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By slip10
Thanks for trying Vladi. :-) A quick update...

Thanks for trying Vladi. :-)

A quick update and no change. They have a diagnostic attached and need it to fail to prove it's the eccentric shaft sensor. Unfortunately, the problem needs to reoccur...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By slip10
A quick update... Car still at the dealer. Told...

A quick update... Car still at the dealer. Told me today that they are discussing with BMW whether it's the Eccentric Shaft Sensor or Vanos (my first thought when I brought it in). They said it will...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By slip10
Thanks guys. I have CPO until August so trying to...

Thanks guys. I have CPO until August so trying to get as much done as I can under that. I agree on the plugs and was suspicious of the fuel injector cleaning. I just need to get the right tool for...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-10-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By slip10
Fluctuating Revs

Starting last Fall, my Z would occasionally have fluctuating revs on startup. Here's a video of it occurring...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNzPXwrtcbo

Prior to Winter storage, I had it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-22-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By slip10
Had the random lock (key fob and console button)...

Had the random lock (key fob and console button) stop working again. Hit the trunk button on the key fob, trunk opened, and the locks worked again. So, not a battery issue and not a loose connection...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-17-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By slip10
Stopped by my dealer today and he immediately...

Stopped by my dealer today and he immediately found the obvious: A loose connection on the + terminal. Battery tested just fine. Felt silly and now hoping all is well. Best of all, no $$ spent (so...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-16-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,755
Posted By slip10
Sent you a PM on Saturday. Waiting...

Sent you a PM on Saturday. Waiting...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-16-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By slip10
Just being curious, called the local indie shop...

Just being curious, called the local indie shop who has a great reputation to get a quote on a battery. Explained the issue. Told me it might be the auxiliary battery?! Now I've never heard of an...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-16-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By slip10
Thanks. Battery for me this weekend! :thumbup:

Thanks. Battery for me this weekend! :thumbup:
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-15-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By slip10
Random Electrical Issues

Fired up the Z4 after a nice Winter's hibernation and was reminded of some minor issues from last Fall. Every once in a while the passenger power locks do not respond from either the key fob or the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-22-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By slip10
I'd be interested to put on my Z4. However,...

I'd be interested to put on my Z4. However, probably can't do until April or May (Wisconsin weather...).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-07-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By slip10
Legit or BS

Had my F30 in yesterday for a 4 wheel alignment and 2 new front tires. This morning there was a squeak coming from the rear passenger side that only occurred when accelerating slowly and under...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-29-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By slip10
A little over 2 years and 24k, all is well. ...

A little over 2 years and 24k, all is well. Biggest problem is not driving enough!!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By slip10
Finally had time to try this today and it worked....

Finally had time to try this today and it worked. Update is done. The only difference was I used a 64gb drive as I had one on hand. Seems the size of the drive makes no difference. Thanks for the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-10-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By slip10
Received the following from BMW today: Dear...

Received the following from BMW today:

Dear Customer,

We recently shipped to you the BMW - North American Map USB Premium 2015 Version 1A which you ordered from B3 Corp/BMW GPS Map Updates. We...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By slip10
Received the following from my service tech at...

Received the following from my service tech at BMW today (at least I know it's not me!!):

BMW is currently looking into an issue with the 2015 nav map update (USB stick not recognized). No info...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-02-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By slip10
Talked with service tech today. They hadn't...

Talked with service tech today. They hadn't heard of this problem. First step is to order a new USB Nav Update. Sometimes even the easy isn't easy...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-30-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,936
Posted By slip10
Very nice. I have the same color combo on my 13...

Very nice. I have the same color combo on my 13 F30. Love it and get many compliments (plus I can find it parked in a sea of silver, white and black!). Thinking hard about going with the GC for my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-30-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By slip10
Thanks for the reply. I purchased it direct from...

Thanks for the reply. I purchased it direct from BMW with the 40% off deal they had last week. The USB continues a folder - pkgdb, and a file config.nfm. The directions say to just plug it in to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-29-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By slip10
Nav Map Update Not Recognized

I purchased the BMW On Board Navigation System Update for my 2013 F30. The instructions state to plug the USB into the glove box connection and then the screen will prompt for action. Well plugging...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-02-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,312
Posted By slip10
Totally agree. Love my EB II. Gets lots of...

Totally agree. Love my EB II. Gets lots of compliments. And, as stated above, I can find it isn't he parking lot surrounded by the silvers and blacks!
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-28-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By slip10
Good idea. Will do that.

Good idea. Will do that.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-27-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By slip10
Electrical / Battery Question

Have a few quirks on my 08 Z4 3si. Every once in a while when putting the top down, the radio goes off for about 10 seconds then comes back on. Also, sometimes the passenger door won't unlock with...
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