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Featured How to find the options specified with your Z Roadster

Discussion in 'Z4 Roadster & Coupé' started by GazHyde, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. EnthuZiaZT

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    Yes, Snoops, as we found out, it can be a problem when your uphill drive is DEEP in Snow, with a Merc that has the same orientation, it's just as well our old Landrover can come to their aid, using all four wheels :D
     
  2. Jackster

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    Hi one of my option codes is

    S818A Battery master switch :-?

    Does anyone have any ideas?
     
  3. Snoops

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    The switch serves as a simple way to interrupt the off-load current for electronic components on vehicles which are not in use (being transported, in storage). This increases the obligatory interval between battery recharging from 6 to 12 weeks (cost saving).
    Vehicles that will have a long transport route or those for which longer storage times are envisaged (not in customer's hands), are equipped with this factory-fitted battery master switch.
    Note:
    The battery master switch is not fitted for all markets.

    Google is your friend ;)
     
  4. GazHyde

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    Updated the first post with a new process. Original seems to be defunct now.
     
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  6. GazHyde

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    Updated :)

    Also added screen shots of data given when using the create a PDF option.
     
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  7. pgunter

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    TU, Stands for a made on a Tuesday.. lol.. Only joking.. its just a code added to a lot of things .. Seems the Germans like to be very precise on the coding. That way they can make sure you get charged for every last nut and bolt..

    I knew my baby was born in August 1999 so happy that I now have the 12th as the day.. Also have the James Bond headlights.. as its says 'Headlight aim control' b***** if I can find where the bullets go though.. Would be good for the M25... Links Links.. Mine duncoff... then hit the button.. lol.. hmmmm
     
  8. Boysie

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    Headlight aim direction I seem to have this
     
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    If it's the dial on the left of the column, how does it work. I have no owners manuals, 1997
     
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    It raises or lowers the lights if you have weight in boot
     
  11. t-tony

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    It would be simple if BMW referred to it as the headlight levelling system/device. You should set this to zero before you take it for the M.O.T test because if the tester has to adjust it to zero he/she is obliged to advise of this on the advice sheet !!! Honestly.
     
  12. Jonno Bee

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  13. Jonno Bee

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    Thanks Gaz. Useful gen. Didn't realise that the M steering wheel was factory fitted.

    Cheers,
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    Thanks. Did mine first time. Interesting to read the info.
     
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    I need to get on a computer, I can't get anything but the basic stuff on my phone. JIM
     
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    Jim, if you PM me your email address and the last 7 digits of your VIN, I'll do the report and email it across to you.
     
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    Been there, done that Dave. Great minds think alike, apparently.:beer:beer

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    Thanks Mint but as you see T- has beaten you to it! JIM
     
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    Yes saw it earlier Jim, but better to have two offers rather than none eh?
     
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    I am joining this party pretty late, but that is a very handy site. Thank you! Yesterday was the car's 13th birthday.
     
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