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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-12-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,662
Posted By ZEEBOY
Mercurypro....I tried PMing you...can you post...

Mercurypro....I tried PMing you...can you post the BMW phone # that you called? Also the name of the person you are dealing with?
thanks....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-02-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By ZEEBOY
Looks like the 2 sensors located on the brake MC...

Looks like the 2 sensors located on the brake MC are the main culprit...here is a very good thread discussion that explains it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-02-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By ZEEBOY
Just keeping this thread alive and...

Just keeping this thread alive and updating....typically when I start the car after sitting for a while, the brake/dsc lights do not come on...until I have driven for about 15 minutes...xspook, any...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-29-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By ZEEBOY
I have ruled the battery out as a potential...

I have ruled the battery out as a potential cause. Battery reads 12.5 volts static with the engine off. With the engine at idle, voltmeter reads 14.1 volts across the terminals.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-29-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By ZEEBOY
My battery is 6 months old and has high cca..no...

My battery is 6 months old and has high cca..no obvious issues with it...I will put my volt meter on it later today to make sure...
Xspook, what sensors are you referring too? TPMS or are there...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-29-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By ZEEBOY
Xspook, we also have a 2003 2.5, with 71k...

Xspook, we also have a 2003 2.5, with 71k miles...our car started doing the exact same thing two days ago! I looked it up in the owners manual and it says there is a problem with the dynamic...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-26-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By ZEEBOY
My suggestion would be to remove the cup holder...

My suggestion would be to remove the cup holder assembly and determine what is broken....I have repaired both sides of mine and they now work fine. This is hard to do, but to prevent breakage in the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-24-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,662
Posted By ZEEBOY
This may be the answer to this riddle. BMW and...

This may be the answer to this riddle. BMW and others announced today a major problem with the Japanese airbags they use deploying at random...going back at least to 2001...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-24-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,662
Posted By ZEEBOY
Mercurypro, let us know how this plays out...

Mercurypro, let us know how this plays out...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-22-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,662
Posted By ZEEBOY
Happened to me last December but mine was the...

Happened to me last December but mine was the drivers steering wheel. Our car only had 70k miles on it. I removed the airbag, repaired and re-installed the hub and center logo. I have put a few...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-19-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By ZEEBOY
I understand what roadside assistance told you,...

I understand what roadside assistance told you, but they do not always get it right. Before going the starter route, have you tried charging the battery, or better yet, jump starting the car? If the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-05-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By ZEEBOY
The lug bolts on your Z4 are 17mm. Monitor your...

The lug bolts on your Z4 are 17mm. Monitor your tire pressure every time you get into your car until you get the leak issue resolved. If you drive on a deflated tire and then inflate it, you can...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-15-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By ZEEBOY
Before purchasing four years ago...I first test...

Before purchasing four years ago...I first test drove our 2003 Z4 (2.5 auto)...the first thing I noticed was that "center wiggle" (kind of feels like the driver is not steering the car, the steering...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-12-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Z4 Roadster (E85) Seat Back Covers Falling Off?
Views: 1,948
Posted By ZEEBOY
Thought I would pass along my recent experience...

Thought I would pass along my recent experience with the problem of the seat backs falling off...I threw in my experience on this thread 1.5 years ago, and until now the backs on both seats were...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-12-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By ZEEBOY
I would be interested in hearing some responses...

I would be interested in hearing some responses on this...on my 2003 Z4, my passenger side rear brake light sometimes (rarely) stays on even after the car is shut down...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-21-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By ZEEBOY
I like the E89 much more than the E85...top up or...

I like the E89 much more than the E85...top up or down...just say'in
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-16-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,832
Posted By ZEEBOY
I am with Allstate and was paying over $900 a...

I am with Allstate and was paying over $900 a half, total, for our 2003 Z4, 2001 Z3 coupe and our 2012 Chrysler 200. I went a slightly different route and put a $2K deductible on the Z3 and Z4, and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-07-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By ZEEBOY
Often wondered...what exactly was...

Often wondered...what exactly was refreshed/changed on the 2006 and later Z4's?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-29-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By ZEEBOY
Took the old wheels/tires off today and replaced...

Took the old wheels/tires off today and replaced with my Z3 coupe wheels. The car now drives and handles very well. I have attached a link showing just how bad that tire was. You can see how...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-28-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By ZEEBOY
Temperature got up to mid 50's today, so I...

Temperature got up to mid 50's today, so I crawled underneath the Z4 and quickly saw the reason for the "thumpy" and "rocking" ride...the inside surface of the tire that went flat had two 5 inch long...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-21-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By ZEEBOY
This is my wife's car and it is totally stock...

This is my wife's car and it is totally stock with no modifications. It really is seldom driven. I did put a new battery in the car about a month ago, but it had been driven a few times since then...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-20-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By ZEEBOY
Z4 Strange Airbag deployment

Scratching my head on this one...On my way to a Dr's appointment this morning in my 2003 Z4, the ride/steering quickly became very thumpy/erratic. I pulled off the road and the problem was the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-16-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By ZEEBOY
I do not have the answer here, but this is a very...

I do not have the answer here, but this is a very common problem...when I purchased our 2003 Z4 for my wife 5 years ago, it had the same problem...dealer wanted $500 to fix...since my wife does not...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-16-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By ZEEBOY
Not wanting to be negative here as I kind of like...

Not wanting to be negative here as I kind of like the look, just wondering if this was discussed...I wonder if typical "paint chips" on the frontal area of the car will be a problem...both appearance...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 12-13-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By ZEEBOY
Interesting...yes, post pictures when...

Interesting...yes, post pictures when complete....how much does this cost?
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