2005 BMW Z4 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2005 BMW Z4

2005 BMW Z4 Problems

Burning Smell or Oil Drips on the Ground Due to Engine Oil Leak

Valve cover gasket leaks are common after 60,000 miles. Symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning oil smell from the engine compartment.

Coolant Loss Due to Leak from Expansion Tank

An engine coolant leak may develop from the expansion tank resulting in engine overheating. When a cooling system component fails the entire cooling system should be inspected. It is not uncommon to find additional component have failed or are leaking.

Overheating can cause severe engine damage. If the engine begins to overheat it is recommended to stop at the first available location and have your vehicle towed to a repair shop.

Clunk or Jolt Felt in Steering Due to Worn Bushings in Front Suspension

Failure of the front control arm bracket bushingsoften referred to as thrust rod bushingsis moderately common. One symptom is a clunk or jolt felt in the steering when braking.

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2005 BMW Z4 Questions

Car does not start (1 answer)

there is a clicking sound under the hood near the starter.

engine overheated battery light came on engine shut down will not start after co (1 answer)

engine will not turn over after cooling down for several days starter does not engage

Experiencing a "spinning noise" underneath in the middle of the car,,, (3 answers)

Have 150K miles on it and just replaced, radiator, ball joints, arms, front brakes, new tires, battery, and front end alignment. This happens between second and third gear on my automatic transmission (25 to 40 mph). It seems to spin, then catch, and accelarate, the RPMs jump up and down when t...

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