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Car Won't Start Even While Being Jumped???

I have a '97 Z3 and I'm completely perplexed. I have replaced the alternator and battery, checked the battery terminals and they're fine. What is happening is with this last cold snap, I had to ju...

143 views with 6 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Do I Have A Cam Belt Or Chain

Just purchased, at what point do I need to replace the cam belt or chain. I have 100k on the clock

357 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

Having Trouble Resetting Radio Code. Must Change It To European Code First...

Battery went dead over winter storage. Have had the car for 12 yrs. Stored each winter and have always been able to reset the radio code until this year. Took it to a BMW repair shop and they had t...

245 views with 3 answers (last answer 7 months ago)

How To Replace The Passenger Seat Motor On A 98 Z3

Passenger seat no longer moves forward and backward. Can the motor be replaced without removing the seat?

113 views with 2 answers (last answer 8 months ago)

I Am Looking At Buying A Bmw Z3 3.0cyl. The Automatic Seat Motors Need To B...

It needs a new convertible top and the motors in the automatic seats need replacing. Cost for doing that?

113 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 months ago)

Steering Noise

I get a noise when I first start the engine. I think it is steering related. I turn the steering wheel and it is quite loud. After the engine warms up I can only get the noise if I turn the steering w...

196 views with 3 answers (last answer 10 months ago)
David Cross

Repair Cost??

How bad are the maintenance and repair cost on this car? I'm looking into one thats a 97 with only 68k miles on it, but I want to know how bad I will get hurt down the road by owning this car. Thanks

907 views with 3 answers (last answer 7 months ago)

Do I Need To Do Something Asap If The Battery Light Went On, Yet The Car Is...

Light went on yesterday afternoon and I've still been able to turn on the car and drive it even with the light staying on.

324 views with 6 answers (last answer about a year ago)

Bmw 2002 Z3 Multiple Warning Lights On Can Turn Car Off They'll Go Off Exce...

BMW z3 multiple warning lights on dash.Service engine light on all the time.DSC ,brakes,service,and 1other comes on after running a while.It looses power after they come on.I can turn the car off and...

424 views with 5 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

How Many Quarts Of Oil For 2001bmwz3 3.0i

I will be using amsoil 0w-30.

383 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
Kenneth Fasanella

1999 Z3 Starter

my 1999 Z3 2.8 starter clicks when i turn the key. when i try again the engine starts. what's the problem?

268 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)

Is The Dsc Control Unit Faulty?

Hi I have a 2002 Z3 3 ltr that has had water ingress in passenger footwell where the DSC sensors are the signs were the DSC warning light and brake fluid warning lights permanently on.. After emptyin...

528 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)

Any Ideas

Check engine light, code said replace cam sensor. Did that. Now when rpm hits 3500 it cuts out and drops to 750 rpm and starts firing again. If left idling runs no problems. Will run sustained rpms un...

218 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

Replacing The Timing Chain Guide Rail 1998 Z3 1.9 Liter

The guide ralis show little wear, is it necessary to replace the guides as a preventive measure, as I am changing the timing chain.

445 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
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