ZPOST
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   ZPOST > BMW Z4 Roadster and Coupe > Regional Forums > Canada
  TireRack

SUPPORT ZPOST BY DOING YOUR TIRERACK SHOPPING FROM THIS BANNER, THANKS!
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-15-2012, 11:08 AM   #1
mikl4
Registered
 
Drives: 2007 Z4 3.0si Coupe; TiAg;
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Ontario, CANADA

Posts: 4
iTrader: (0)

Question Strange issues

Hello all,
Have some odd stuff going on that I would like some feedback on. I am just getting used to my 2007 Z4 3.0 si coupe –and two strange issues have arisen.
My GPS ( Garmin Nuvi 750) works only intermittently in my Z4C– it frequently loses or fails to capture and hold satellite signals. It’s attached to the windshield with suction cup - it works perfectly in my MINI Cooper S and Subaru.
BMW Business Radio/CD cut out for no apparent reason- appears to have gone into “mute” mode. After shutting off the car and restarting, it restored itself and appears to be working fine again.
I have searched and found other threads where the same problems have been reported by other owners. However, in all the reports I found - no definitive cause was identified or confirmed.
My car does not have BMW NAV but does have Bluetooth phone, handsfree and BMW Assist/Call feature (not subscribed). I suspect these two issues I encountered might be associated with these electronics and the TC unit. Does anyone have a definitive answer to the root causes of these two issues.
I am thinking about disconnecting the phone system permanently since I don’t want to use it anyway. If I disconnect the phone completely by pulling fuse #49 – will that cause any other issues/problems? Has anyone else done this?
mikl4 is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-30-2012, 08:00 PM   #2
drbvac
First Lieutenant
 
drbvac's Avatar
 
Drives: 2006 BMW M COUPE
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Charlottetown PEI, Canada

Posts: 344
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
I have had the same thing happen a couple of times - no relationship to anything - it just won't work, no lights , turn the car off - then its fine
drbvac is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:37 AM.




zpost
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST