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Old 08-16-2016, 09:20 AM
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Hello - Help with ignition switch of a 1997 Z3 6 cyl 2.9

Hi everybody. I just registered today and just want to say hello to all of you. The site looks very interesting.

As part of the introduction, will like to ask if some one have experience with the ignition switch of a 1997 Z3 6 cyl 2.9 . I am having some problems and can't find support on BMW in PR.
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Old 08-17-2016, 09:59 AM
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Welcome to Bimmerfest! I've moved your question to our Z3 forum, you'll get more help in here. What is the issue with your ignition switch?

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Old 08-17-2016, 11:23 AM
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Welcome to Bimmerfest! I've moved your question to our Z3 forum, you'll get more help in here. What is the issue with your ignition switch?

Tim
The issue is that the switch stopped its smooth operation and started to resist ( hard turn) and making a click when turning to start. It worked like that for a time but now it turns smooth but do the vehicle does not start......
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Old 08-17-2016, 11:51 AM
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Help with Ignition switch Z3 1997

The switch stopped its smooth operation and started to be hard to turn and causing a "click" inside while turning. Now it is back to its smooth operation (Easy turning) but the car does not start at all.
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Old 08-17-2016, 12:35 PM
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The simplest thing is to replace the ignition switch - not too costly.
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Old 08-17-2016, 06:49 PM
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