Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > Z Series > E89 Z4 (2009 - current)

E89 Z4 (2009 - current)

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-17-2010, 11:22 AM
hummarz hummarz is offline
Registered User
Location: IRVINE, CA
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 26
Mein Auto: 2004 Z4 3.0
2004 Z4 3.0. Does Anybody know what this engine noise is?

For the last few weeks, my engine has been making a weird noise when I let the car sit for a few days. Once I start it, it will make the noise while the engine is cold for a few minutes. If I rev it or drive it, then it wont make it anymore. I took the car to the dealer and they could not replicate the problem so they said they could not do anything about it. I finally took a video of it ans showed my service advisor and he said to leave it for a few days so they can try to duplicate the problem. My warranty expires on 9/20/10 so I want to get the problem fixed before the warranty expires. I talked to the service rep and he said it could be the Vanos or something else, originally I thought it migh the lifters (a problem that is happening on the E86), but they said the lifters make a constant ticking noise so that most likely is not the problem. Please help! I posted the video on youtube and here is the link

Reply With Quote

See More Related BMW Stories

e85, engine, noise, z4

Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > Z Series > E89 Z4 (2009 - current)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:16 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms