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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-30-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,781
Posted By tranquility
How's that a stereotypical barbie/chick car?

How's that a stereotypical barbie/chick car?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-28-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,781
Posted By tranquility
Some ppl are just too insecure. Who cares what...

Some ppl are just too insecure. Who cares what others think, if you like the car, get it. Wtf is a 'barbie/chick' car anyway?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-21-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By tranquility
Tranny / differential fluids - when to change?

I've asked around the dealerships and also online, but wanted to get feedback from you guys that actually did the above 1 or 2 fluid changes, when you did it, why and at what intervals? Did you look...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-14-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,827
Posted By tranquility
Yup, it may be software-related. When I perform...

Yup, it may be software-related. When I perform the T-Fix, I notice that sometimes the backlights for the '4 circles' delays for a few seconds before switching on.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-12-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,827
Posted By tranquility
I don't think that it's weather-dependent...it...

I don't think that it's weather-dependent...it has something to do w/ the electronics/circuitry or else I would have faulted even doing the 'T-Fix' sometime or other.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-12-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,827
Posted By tranquility
Update: I have tried my solution (i.e. hold...

Update: I have tried my solution (i.e. hold 'start button' then press brake to start the car...instead of the usual method of other way around) for several months now and it definitely works. Call...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-12-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,446
Posted By tranquility
You might want to chk this out: ...

You might want to chk this out:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=631783
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-11-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By tranquility
Thx. It's so damn annoying that I have to keep...

Thx. It's so damn annoying that I have to keep vigilant about potential joyriding. They can joyride their demos, why do they try to joyride customers' cars??

Btw, I recently had my sparkplugs...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-11-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By tranquility
coolant flush - roadtest required?

Just want to know if one does a coolant flush, is a roadtest required? I'd rather not have my dealership drive my car if it is not necessary. Thx.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-18-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,827
Posted By tranquility
'Tranquility Fix'

Ok, guys, I may have stumbled upon a possible solution. You know how presumably everyone starts the car by pressing the brake, and then pressing the start/stop button? I've been doing it the other...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-28-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,366
Posted By tranquility
Nearing end of warranty - what to change?

I'm nearing the end (almost 80,000kms / 49,700 miles) and wonder what do I need to change besides the oil/oil filter? So far, the dealer has recommended the following:
-spark plugs (I think that I...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-23-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By tranquility
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-08-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,367
Posted By tranquility
Darn, so you had the 'master reset' procedure...

Darn, so you had the 'master reset' procedure done and you still have this HVAC prb? Pls keep us posted on any possible solution(s). Good luck on a fix. I still have this prb sporadically also.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-01-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,827
Posted By tranquility
For those that did the 'master reset' aka...

For those that did the 'master reset' aka 'touching battery cables together', how long have you been prb-free? Any side effects? Thx.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-01-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,367
Posted By tranquility
For those that did the 'master reset' aka...

For those that did the 'master reset' aka 'touching battery cables together', how long have you been prb-free? Any side effects? Thx.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-18-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,827
Posted By tranquility
Dealer doesn't think it's a good idea - afraid...

Dealer doesn't think it's a good idea - afraid that touching the batt cables will short something...I dunno. In any event, still have this unsolved prb. Wondering if anyone has more input.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-09-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,827
Posted By tranquility
Thx for the post. I really hope that it's that...

Thx for the post. I really hope that it's that simple, will let the dealer know.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-08-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,827
Posted By tranquility
Stupid HVAC prb has everyone stumped

Not sure if anyone has this prb. Basically, every now and then (probably 30% of the time I start the car), the whole HVAC sys doesn't work, so all the lights are inoperative in those '4 circles' in...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-05-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,367
Posted By tranquility
^Yup, I definitely will take it back. They seem...

^Yup, I definitely will take it back. They seem to have missed the prb so hoping you guys could provide the answer.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-05-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,367
Posted By tranquility
bump. Well, the rear defroster button still...

bump.
Well, the rear defroster button still works even when the rest of the buttons don't whenever the HVAC acts up.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-03-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,367
Posted By tranquility
I have tried pressing all the buttons but none of...

I have tried pressing all the buttons but none of them work when my HVAC is acting up; when it works, it is fine, all functions go. I'm not technically-inclined, but I agree w/ your assessment...it...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-03-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,367
Posted By tranquility
HVAC prbs

My HVAC controls (the green lights in all 4 circles don't light up, so there is no function at all) would not work about 10% of the time I start up the car. So the dealer diagnosed the prb and...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-19-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,352
Posted By tranquility
How can you tell when they are worn, how many mms...

How can you tell when they are worn, how many mms left in the OEM tires? Thx.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-16-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,352
Posted By tranquility
I must be driving like a baby, very 36K and still...

I must be driving like a baby, very 36K and still good.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-15-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,600
Posted By tranquility
Congrats!

Congrats!
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