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stratos stratos is offline
Join Date: Aug 2020
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Engine stops while driving +electrical failure!

Hi all Just joined BMW Z3 1.9 1998
Out driving 40 miles from home in town engine stopped -all instruement lights out. Stopped -key to off then back to on pos 2 -all warning lights on then slowly reset and extingwish tonormal but traction light and auto box shift warning still on Gear to Park and engine started -traction light stays on and does not respond to AST-T on /off switch operation Drive 300 yards engine stops again . repeat 6 times limping to friends home
and train home.
Z3 1.9 1998 Auto in otherwise excellent condition I've owned only 2 weeks.Previous owner had similar occurence but ECU reset as precaution and seemed okay after .

Returned to car next day. Started normally all warnings including traction !Light out.
Disconnected battery earth to reboot systems for 5 mins —started again normally and tractio and other warnings out drove 20 meters egine stopped as previously. Would not restart at all.
Known electrical faults
Alarm does not work Drivers door will not lock with key
Ignition switch, relays ?? Any ideas?
Old 08-04-2020, 02:30 PM
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