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2004 BMW Z4 Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

43 TrueDelta members own a 2004 BMW Z4. 10 of these members (23.3%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 4 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2004 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 2004 BMW Z4 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2004 BMW Z4 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2004 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 2004 BMW Z4 repairs by problem area

34% of the 2004 BMW Z4 repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 4% to the suspension, 26% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 17% to the body and trim, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 47 repairs.

2004 BMW Z4 transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the 2004 BMW Z4 transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 20% cost less than $100, 40% between $100 and $499, and 40% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 5 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 2004 BMW Z4 Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2004 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

225-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

BMW Z4 in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 56000    
57000 50 Manual transmission shifting poorly -- inconsistent and balky. Dealer diagnosed problem as internal to transmission, requiring replacement. Transmission ordered but not yet received. 
58000 0 Transmission was replaced. Had been diagnosed on a previous visit but had to wait for re-manufactured transmission to be received. 

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2004 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

184-horsepower 2.5L I6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

BMW Z4 in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2013 104000    
124700 0 Dreaded P0743 (torque converter). Did initial diag and reset myself and SEL returned in about 30 miles. Took it to the shop, estimate is $700 to 1k. Right now runs and drives fine other than gas mileage dropping by .4 per gal. If it worsens might fix it. 

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