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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-16-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By Clearancediver
Apparently there is more than one code... as per...

Apparently there is more than one code... as per threads that I've read. You might go back to the dealer and ask them to check for other codes that might work...


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-13-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Clearancediver
Shipkiller took his site down because of...

Shipkiller took his site down because of issues/threats from idiots apparently too lazy to look up information themself/unsatisfied with the information presented.

Check to see if the compartment...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-12-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By Clearancediver
If in Canada... Canadian Tire.... Think just...

If in Canada... Canadian Tire.... Think just about any auto parts store should carry them. Hardware stores in their specialty hardware section have them as well.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-07-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Clearancediver
Start with cleaning your Wheel sensors and their...

Start with cleaning your Wheel sensors and their connections. If you have INPA/able to read trouble code/errors that will also help to eliminate the wheel sensors as a cause. Even though you have a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-22-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Clearancediver
MirHunter's thread here...convertible top...

MirHunter's thread here...convertible top issues... Has a jpg of the micro switch I was referring to... It's the small one to the lower right of the picture. There is a tab that can be pulled off...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-22-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Clearancediver
Let's try that again..... Here's a thread on...

Let's try that again..... Here's a thread on possible issues.

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=554728

There are switches in the trunk compartment that prevent the soft top...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-22-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Clearancediver
Google is your friend.... Sent from...

Google is your friend....


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-12-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,289
Posted By Clearancediver
That's why I removed the plugs.... While I agree...

That's why I removed the plugs.... While I agree with Shipkiller about items as designed......Sometimes circumstances merit adapting other practices.


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-13-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Clearancediver
I drilled the hole without removing the door....

I drilled the hole without removing the door. It's supposed to pull straight out but I couldn't get it off that way. But honestly wasn't trying to pull too hard for fear of breaking the door. I used...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-13-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Clearancediver
There is a switch located at the bottom of the...

There is a switch located at the bottom of the door case. The tab on the bottom of your door that breaks the circuit has broken off. The quick and dirty fix is to drill a hole at the location and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-29-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,566
Posted By Clearancediver
2005 z4 with 110k mileage.... Planning for a complete maintenance..please help

Again sorry to hear that your site is down. I hope that you republish it again at some point...

Strength at depth...


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-12-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Z4 Roadster (E85) top wont go up or down
Views: 334
Posted By Clearancediver
top wont go up or down

Check out www.shipkiller.com ... There is a DIY on changing the pump... Plus a ton of other info on the problem and other issues. Shipkiller spent considerable time on developing the website.

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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-27-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Z4 Roadster (E85) z4 with trailer
Views: 476
Posted By Clearancediver
z4 with trailer

Oops.... Need my glasses... Got distracted with the writing under the picture on that website....and way too fast on replying thinking I'd found it. I'm amazed that they manufacture trailer hitches...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-27-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Z4 Roadster (E85) z4 with trailer
Views: 476
Posted By Clearancediver
z4 with trailer

Got lucky with a google search...


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-27-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Z4 Roadster (E85) z4 with trailer
Views: 476
Posted By Clearancediver
z4 with trailer

http://singletrackworld.com/forum/topic/bike-rack-for-z4-or-mx5


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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-25-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Z4 Roadster (E85) Oil Filter
Views: 395
Posted By Clearancediver
Oil Filter

Canadian prices are more expensive for just about everything. I can get the same Mann filter... Although it's manufactured in Mexico ( doesn't include small o-ring and copper washer) for $6.30 with...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-14-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Clearancediver
Z4M Nav screen flickers, reboots. ABS/TC/Brake warning lights flash

I put an Allstate 960 cranking amp battery in mine... and I put a CTEC tender on it any time it sits for more than a few days... Took out the spacer/reducer in the battery well... It's the battery...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-11-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Clearancediver
Z4M Nav screen flickers, reboots. ABS/TC/Brake warning lights flash

Might I suggest as a means of fault diagnosis that you pull the fuze on the Nav system and see if the problem with the DSC lights etc persists... If the issue goes away then it seems that the Nav...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-04-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Clearancediver
2005 Softtop plastic thingy broke: does it need to be replaced?

Should be able to identify part using www.realoem.com

The trick is in drilling down to the right diagram for manual or motor retracting convertible top. The part number may prove to be the same.
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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-03-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Clearancediver
car sloshes with water and softtop motor stopped working

Soak with WD-40 penetrating oil to remove rust and clean/lubricate along with judicious use of brass brush to scrub down clean surface rust etc... Position motor so that the motor housing can be...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-27-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Clearancediver
car sloshes with water and softtop motor stopped working

There are drain plugs on the bottom of the cars just forward of the rear wheels. They are at the bottom of a small drain from the well the the roof electro-hydraulic motor sits in on the drivers...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-27-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Clearancediver
2003-Dash lights not on unless exterior lights on

I have exactly same issue with my 2004 3.0i

I'd like to know if this is deliberate or I have an issue with my light switch. I find it annoying to not be able to see my dash speedometer lite up and...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-21-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By Clearancediver
Z4 antenna

Turn counter clockwise.... I put a stubby antenna on in its place... When I put my cover on I out a tennis ball that I drilled a hole in over the stubby. It provides enough surface area to prevent...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-17-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,147
Posted By Clearancediver
Z3 deleting the battery safety terminal

Clean all your connections... A dirty connection will increase the resistance. Had an issue with an airbag light that was due to high resistance (BMW Tech) that was cleared by simply cleaning the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-14-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Clearancediver
(Help Needed!!) Aux install problem with sound

I bought an aux cable from eBay... They had it marked to indicate which way it was to be installed... Turn it 180 degrees around and reinstall... That might solve the problem.


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