1999 Z3 starter

Asked by Jun 17, 2012 at 11:32 AM about the 1999 BMW Z3 2.8 Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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

2 Answers

5

possible starter motor sticking

Check for switched power on small wire at the starter solenoid. If you have power and it just clicks the solenoid is faulty. The solenoid is used to switch high amperage to the starter motor. The solenoid is usually replaced as part of the starter.

Your Answer

BMW Z3 Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    380
  • #2
    Kelly Mayo
    Reputation
    250
  • #3
    Sleveillee
    Reputation
    230
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW Z3 M
3 Great Deals out of 99 listings starting at $5,995
Used BMW 3 Series
1,115 Great Deals out of 33,827 listings starting at $1,000
Used Porsche Boxster
50 Great Deals out of 1,216 listings starting at $3,900
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
72 Great Deals out of 4,408 listings starting at $2,750
Used Chevrolet Corvette
173 Great Deals out of 19,764 listings starting at $3,000
Used BMW M3
37 Great Deals out of 2,039 listings starting at $6,995
Used Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
62 Great Deals out of 1,168 listings starting at $3,400
Used Ford Mustang
595 Great Deals out of 36,389 listings starting at $899
Used Audi TT
33 Great Deals out of 891 listings starting at $1,996
Used Chevrolet Camaro
445 Great Deals out of 30,847 listings starting at $1,450
Used Porsche 911
134 Great Deals out of 5,026 listings starting at $10,850

Used Cars For Sale

2000 BMW Z3 2.8 Convertible For Sale
17 listings starting at $3,995
1999 BMW Z3 2.8 Convertible For Sale
5 listings starting at $4,700

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.