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2004 BMW Z4 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2004 BMW Z4

363 problems have been reported for the 2004 BMW Z4. The following chart shows the 14 most common problems for 2004 BMW Z4. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering with 319 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (16 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2004 BMW Z4

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Steering
319
  Air Bag
16
  Electrical System
10
  Exterior Lighting
3
  Structure
2
  Power Train
2
  Electronic Stability Control
2
  Equipment
2
  Visibility
2
  Seats
1
  Vehicle Speed Control
1
  Unknown Or Other
1
  Service Brakes
1
  Suspension
1

small car iamge Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2004 BMW Z4 in 2004.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2004
5
  2005
6
  2006
7
  2007
5
  2008
25
  2009
29
  2010
70
  2011
64
  2012
30
  2013
38
  2014
23
  2015
31
  2016
21
  2017
9
  2018
0

small car iamge Compare the 2004 BMW Z4 with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used BMW Z4, the following table can be used to compare the 2004 BMW Z4 with the BMW Z4 from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2004 Z4 is 363 while the average number of problems reported for the 14 model years of the BMW Z4 is 77.

Table 3. Compare the 2004 BMW Z4 with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2016 Z4
1
  2015 Z4
1
  2014 Z4
3
  2013 Z4
2
  2011 Z4
22
  2010 Z4
7
  2009 Z4
19
  2008 Z4
11
  2007 Z4
27
  2006 Z4
80
  2005 Z4
167
  2004 Z4
363
  2003 Z4
369
  2002 Z4
6


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