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2006 BMW Z4 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 115 repairs.

2006 BMW Z4 engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 13 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2006 BMW Z4 2dr Hatch

330-horsepower 3.2L I6 6-speed manual RWD

61000 mi

US $1800
Constant Oil Pressure Valve leak. 

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2006 BMW Z4 2dr Hatch

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

79700 mi

US $150
replaced coil cylinder #5 
103000 mi

US $1200
new radiator resevoir hoses theromstat and water pump 

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2006 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

330-horsepower 3.2L I6 6-speed manual RWD

65500 mi

US $780
Replace passenger-side broken engine mount bolts, engine mount bracket and rubber mount seats. 
72000 mi

US $2000
Oil cooler leaking. 
35000 mi

US $179
cleaning of fuel injectors 

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2006 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

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

20000 mi Lifter noise, replaced lifters. 

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2006 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

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

26000 mi Valve tapping when cold. Shop replaced all exhaust side hydr. valve pushrods 
17300 mi Replaced lifters to solve problem of ticking noise.  
19000 mi Ticking sound from engine after short trips. Head replacement approved and parts ordered. 
22000 mi head replacement to correct ticking sound 
33000 mi Engine making ticking noise. All lifters and related parts replaced. Known problem 
36000 mi Replacement of vehicle head assembly 

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2006 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

215-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

36000 mi

US $50
Head was replaced due to ongoing lifter tick problem, covered under CPO warranty. 
13000 mi Valve lifter problem 
14000 mi Valve noise, BMW performed hydraulic valve "flush" per an TSB. 
19000 mi Replace valve lifters.....ticking noise when cold or after short trips 

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2006 BMW Z4 Engine Problems

81 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 BMW Z4. 14 of these members (17.3%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 22 engine repairs to 2006 BMW Z4s--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2006 BMW Z4 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.