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2008 BMW Z4 2dr Hatch

330-horsepower 3.2L I6 6-speed manual RWD

BMW Z4 in Missouri, United States
- Oct 2010
Oct 2010

21000 mi
Air bag light,cup holder Power steering hose leaking, replaced 
BMW Z4 in Kuwait
- Oct 2011
Oct 2011

16326 mi

$1200
Xenon light control unit replaced 
BMW Z4 in Virginia, United States
- Dec 2010
Dec 2010

18000 mi

US $1600
Drivers seat spring failure.  Oil analysis discovered that the connecting rod bearings were worn (43PPM lead). This is a known issue on the S54 engine. 

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2008 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

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

BMW Z4 in Virginia, United States
- Sep 2010
Sep 2010

16200 mi
Replaced mass air filter, serviced fuel injectors, replaced valve cover and vacuum hoses, and replaced O2 sensor, which finally fixed the rough cold running. 

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2008 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

255-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

BMW Z4 in New Jersey, United States
- Jan 2015
Jan 2015

16536 mi

US $525
Convertible roof failure. Dealer quoted $1800 for repair. Fixed in a weekend for about $525. Must have technical ability and not for beginners 

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2008 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

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

BMW Z4 in Texas, United States
- Nov 2010
Nov 2010

45444 mi
Repair broken cupholder and driver's seatback replace interior windshield surround which had cracked Replace Steering Column (faulty steering position sensor) 

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2008 BMW Z4 Repair Histories

30 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 BMW Z4. 6 of these members (20%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 10 repairs to 2008 BMW Z4s--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

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