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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By wifesauto
how was it easy,tough. my wifes 05 has been in a...

how was it easy,tough. my wifes 05 has been in a shop for a week now and they have not called with a price. i may have to do it myself but shipkillers "how to do it" isnt up anymore.what reference...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 92
Posted By wifesauto
do you have the owners manual handy ?

do you have the owners manual handy ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By wifesauto
you may wanna have them looked at soon. iirc HID...

you may wanna have them looked at soon. iirc HID lights do not like on and off cycling
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By wifesauto
headlight switch ?

headlight switch ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By wifesauto
i believe it is too high for just an oil change...

i believe it is too high for just an oil change but i would guess the bill has some other things on it. hell my porshe is about 300 at my dealer for an oil change only.it gets much higher when they...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-17-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By wifesauto
sounds like the switch is bad

sounds like the switch is bad
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-17-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By wifesauto
pulling the lever back is usually a "flash to...

pulling the lever back is usually a "flash to pass" feature on many newer cars. old GM cars 80's were pull for high beam.........anyone recall the high beam switch on the floor ? or the starter...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-17-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By wifesauto
we dropped it off to an auto shop that does this...

we dropped it off to an auto shop that does this kind of work.i will get back with the price
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-14-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By wifesauto
thanks. that is what i thought. can it easily be...

thanks. that is what i thought. can it easily be replaced without a sacrifice to the volcano gods.wifey does not wanna do the manual opening gig
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-13-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By wifesauto
it seems all the buttons do [even tried key top...

it seems all the buttons do [even tried key top down] unlock and lock the top from the windshield. i hear no motor in the trunk. after it unlocks from the windshield the red light blinks. i can open...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-13-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By wifesauto
more info. i found the micro switch. can i assume...

more info. i found the micro switch. can i assume it is working if i raise the shelf and buttons for the top do nothing. when i put the shelf in the "safe" position down the buttons work. the top...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-13-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By wifesauto
thank you for the help. that is shameful that...

thank you for the help. that is shameful that shipkiller had to pull his site. the shelf is down[it was the first thing i checked]. i have not found the micro switch yet .will i find it in the trunk ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-13-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By wifesauto
another convertible top problem

05 z4 60k on it.when i hit the button to lower the top i get the windows to go down halfway,the top unlocks [i raised it a few inches to make sure it is not jammed]. i do not hear any motor running...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By wifesauto
are you using a code reader or a scan tool ? a...

are you using a code reader or a scan tool ? a pro scan tool [snap on] will give you data/normal readings and troubleshooting for each code.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-07-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By wifesauto
wife and i went on 3 week vacation came back to...

wife and i went on 3 week vacation came back to mice ate the wiring on my porsche.............not the bmw................the porsche..............not the chevy...............the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-06-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By wifesauto
shut your car off

and give a small nod of thanks to those souls who hit those beaches 6/june/44. they earned it:thumbup:
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-04-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By wifesauto
lifters ? get a pro ear on it

lifters ? get a pro ear on it
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-04-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) 1.9 to 5.0 mustang build help!
Views: 1,014
Posted By wifesauto
imho if i were to even think about this swap i...

imho if i were to even think about this swap i would.................have a running donor car,money,access to a shop,money,welder,more money and not care that the bmw may never be sold for profit or...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-29-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By wifesauto
it could be alot of things that is why i said a...

it could be alot of things that is why i said a pro scan tool not a code reader or you will be spraying with parts and praying it finds the cure
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-28-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By wifesauto
is the CEL on ? use a good pro scan tool and look...

is the CEL on ? use a good pro scan tool and look for history codes. i have seen some cars stall because the ECM was not getting any 02 sensor readings. some scan tools have a flight recorder mode...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-28-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By wifesauto
your volt specs look okay imo. i would go to auto...

your volt specs look okay imo. i would go to auto zone etc and have them load test the battery[they will do it for free iirc] .i will WAG it needs a battery,it is 10 years old
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-22-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By wifesauto
i agree

i agree
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-21-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By wifesauto
let us know what it was please

let us know what it was please
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-20-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By wifesauto
just the usual help..........check park/neutral...

just the usual help..........check park/neutral switch if auto. check clutch switch if stick and ignition switch. anti theft module ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-12-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By wifesauto
it broke

it broke
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