2004 BMW Z4 BMW Z4 2004

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2004 BMW Z4 repairs by problem area

Engine (40%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (1%)

Suspension and Steering (7%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (19%)

Other (1%)

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2004 BMW Z4 2dr Convertible

225-horsepower 3.0L I6 6-speed manual RWD

57000 mi

US $50
Manual transmission shifting poorly -- inconsistent and balky. Dealer diagnosed problem as internal to transmission, requiring replacement. Transmission ordered but not yet received. 
58000 mi Transmission replaced. 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

124600 mi 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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2004 BMW Z4 Transmission Problems

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