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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2005 BMW Z4

2005 BMW Z4

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2005 BMW Z4 Problems

Engine -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

The low coolant light may illuminate and/or the engine may overheat as a result of a coolant leak from the water pump. The leaking pump will require replacement and the entire cooling system should be inspected for leaks as it is not uncommon to find multiple leaks on higher mileage vehicles.
Overheating can cause severe engine damage. If the engine begins to overheat it is recommended to stop at the first available location and hav...

Engine -- Verified

It is not uncommon for the radiator to develop a coolant leak. A leaking radiator will require replacement. When a leaking radiator is replaced the entire cooling system should be inspected and if any additional leaks are found they should be repaired also.
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 s...

2005 BMW Z4 Questions and Answers

Primetime, 2005 BMW Z4, Inman, SC

My car lights have just stopped coming on automatically when cranking car. I have not changed switch setting from auto. However, I did just start recieving an indication of a faulty bulb (it's...

evets, 2005 BMW Z4, Madison, FL

The seat belt visual will not extenquish and the audible bell does not alert when belt is not fastened

Flajuliebob, 2005 BMW Z4, Panama City, FL

Just had to replace expansion tank due to dead battery. The fans apparently did not have enough juice to run. With fans not running car got hot and shut off after blowing the expansion tank. Afte...

amandio, 2005 BMW Z4, Franklin, MA

ac and fan still not working after checking fuses

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