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My work associate Shaun did a DIY clutch job on his 1999 BMW Z3. After putting it all back together, he tried to press down the clutch pedal and it wouldn't move a inch. I'm thinking the fork to slave is messed up. He's getting it towed to my house so I can take try fix it. He also broke the upper bolt on the starter. This is going to be an new adventure. Any advice would be helpful.
Thanks in advance.
Transmission shifts as normal, but cruise control does not work.
125,000 miles on her and her steering has a lot more play in it. When I come to a stop it doesn't feel tight anymore. I've noticed this on other used cars too. How can I tighten my front end up?
Radiator and thermostat 1 yr ago! What could this be?
This occurs irregularly
Does it have a cold start injector
Is it true that 4 wheel alignment cannot be done?
My clutch pedal is "jerking" underfoot...I can definately feel the pedal actually jerking underfoot...HELP... I am a homeless woman that only has my car left to drive and live in...
When I change gears it feels like I am not in a low enough gear, and the clutch pedal is jerking under my foot...My car is older but it only has 74000 miles on it. The garage is trying to jerk me around telling me there are numerous problems with the car...I am on disability and have little money to fix my car, I am homeless and if I lose my car I not only have no transportation, I have no home...PLEASE HELP
Unable to turn off asc light
I just replaced my battery with a brand new one in November 2012 and today my car would not crank. It wont even click over, it just seems completely dead. We tried to jump it off but only the lights come on and it won't crank, we've even let it charge from another car for about 20min and it still won't start. Could it be the Alternator or Starter? My friend told me it might even be the battery cables. And if it's one of those do you know an estimated repair price? I'm an 18 year old girl and I know nothing about cars, so any help is appreciated! Thanks.
I hope you can help me, or direct me to a site where I can access troubleshooting procedures for my '99 Z3 (it appears to have an MS52 TU engine). Specifically, I've got a problem that allows the engine to start but immediately die; it won't let the engine continue running. I've bought a manual from Bently Pub., an OBD codes manual from Haynes, and an OBDII tester: the only error code detected is "p0101 p". The manuals all say that code indicates a Mass Air Flow 'signal value error'. While I might assume that means an open circuit, none of my manuals indicate how to test the MAF sensor, which I've removed and now want to test; I don't want to buy a new one, then find out the problem is in the ECM computer (replaced 2 years ago with a 'rebuilt' unit for $3k) or elsewhere in the circuit. Can you advise me, or direct me to a website that can help me? Thanks in advance.
Z3 engine starts but dies immediately. this happened three years ago, a shop charged me $1900 to replace "the computer" with a used one, and the car worked again. Later, a friend told me all he needed to do to fix the same problem on his Z3 was clean the contacts (I live near the ocean in Fla). I want to try that before I tow it to a shop.
I have 150,000 miles on my Z3; the manual states the transmission fluid is for life and should not be changed. I am having problems on the 3rd gear slipping on acceleration. Two engine lights will appear... Should I take a chance to change the transmission fluids or replace the transmission (if replacement, should it be a rebuild or ...)
Just tonight on the way to the "Y" , my 1999 BMW Z3, it only has 32,000 miles,the EML light turns on when started with the engine light.However, the EML light turns off the engine light continues to saty on ? Why? Checked the gas cap.