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BMW Z4 Brakes Problems and Repair Histories

400 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer BMW Z4. 61 of these members (15.3%) have reported brakes and traction control repairs for their car. A total of 21 brakes and traction control repairs to BMW Z4s--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently BMW Z4 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the BMW Z4 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer BMW Z4 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of BMW Z4 repairs by problem area

29% of the BMW Z4 repairs were to the engine, 6% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 10% to the suspension, 25% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 19% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 308 repairs.

BMW Z4 brakes and traction control repair cost distribution

Of the BMW Z4 brakes and traction control repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 11% cost less than $100, 31% between $100 and $499, 20% between $500 and $999, 23% between $1000 and $2499, and 14% more than $2500.

Chart based on 35 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten BMW Z4 Brakes and Traction Control problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 BMW Z4

Engine not specified

BMW Z4 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2013 12000    
12000 3500 Stability Control Box went bad, had to be replaced 
13000  

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2007 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

255-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

BMW Z4 in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 15000    
25000 0 Brake and DSC light on, car pulled hard to left. Steering sensor replaced. Problem solved. 
34000  

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2006 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

255-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW Z4 in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2011 40300    
41540 3000 Had many lights on, speedo did not work. ABS, Traction control and brake lights all on. Replaced ABS module, corrected al problems 
 

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2006 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

255-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

BMW Z4 in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 24000    
54000 1400 DSC computer crapped out & needed replacement 
 

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2004 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

225-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

BMW Z4 in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 29000    
36000 400 Cracked brake line 
 

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2003 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

225-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

BMW Z4 in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 41000    
58000 530 Returned for repair of broken wheel speed sensor. New sensor did not fix problem, further diagnosis found shorted out wire was the original cause. 3 more days of diagnosis time plus one day for the actual repair. 
 

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2003 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

184-horsepower 2.5L I6 5-speed manual RWD

BMW Z4 in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2012 126000    
132000 2300 Stability control unit went, needed a new unit installed, software update 
143000  
BMW Z4 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 65000    
97000 300 Rotation Rate Sensor AKA Yaw sensor was bad. Figuring this out took forever to diagnose but was an easy repair to replace the part. 
97000  

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