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2004 BMW Z4
2.5L 6-cyl Engine Code M54 Engine Code M54 B25
184 bhp. @ 6000 rpm / Torque: 175 ft. lbs. @ 3500 rpm
24 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
2.5L - Inline 6-cyl (2494 cc) Code: M54 (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2004 BMW Z4 with engine code M54) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, GS6S37BZ  »  GLS28 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Manual Transmission, S5D250G (5-SPD)  »  GLS28 [1]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Rear Differential

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear  »  GLS23

    All TEMPS  » 
    Severe Gear® 75W-140 (SVOPK)

    Standard Differential, Rear  »  GLSF1

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  5. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid (W/O AS/ARS)  »  AF3

    Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) (ATFPK)

    Power Steering Fluid (W/O AS/ARS)  »  AF3

    OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (OTFQT) [3]

    Power Steering Fluid (W/ AS/ARS)  »  PS006

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  6. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  7. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  8. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Transmissions that have a yellow label with the letters
    MTF-LT-1 originally required Esso/Exxon MTF-LT-1, BMW P/N
    83 22 9 408 942 which was superseded with Castrol
    MTF-LT-2 BMW P/N 83220309031 in 2004.
    [2] Use BMW P/N 81 22 0 142 156 (12 oz.) or
    BMW P/N 81 22 0 142 155 (1 gallon). If unavailable, use a
    low viscosity DOT 4 brake fluid.
    [3] Models with combined power steering,
    hydraulic brake booster and self leveling suspension
    refer to label on top of reservoir for proper fluid
    recommendation.

  9. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  6.9 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, With AT Initial Fill  »  9.3 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, With MT Initial Fill  »  8.8 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 5HP-19 Initial Fill  »  4.2 quarts
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    5 speed 5HP-19  »  9.4 quarts
    Manual Transmission, GS6S37BZ  »  3.2 pints
    Manual Transmission, S5D250G (5-SPD)  »  2.1 pints
    Differential, Rear  »  2.1 pints
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  10. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  11. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  M22x1.5  »  45 ft/lbs
    Oil Drain Plug  »  M12x1.5  »  19 ft/lbs
    Oil Drain Plug  »  M18x1.5  »  26 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission GS6S37BZ
    Fill Plug 36 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 36 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission S5D250G
    Fill Plug 36 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 36 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K08)  
    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (HU9254X)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51223 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C251141)  
    Air Filter WIX 46320 Air Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOBDominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    ASTGasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    APIP.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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EFMSynthetic 5W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFM)

European Car Formula 5W-40 Classic Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (EFM) is a Full-SAPS synthetic motor oil, specially formulated for the lubrication needs of European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Its full sulfated ash, ...
EFOSynthetic 0W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFO)

European Car Formula 0W-40 Classic Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (EFO) is a Full-SAPS European motor oil for European Gasoline and Diesel Engines. Formulated for the lubrication needs of European gasoline and diesel cars and ligh...
ATFSignature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTFOE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
SVO75W-140 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVO)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
BFLVDOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
PSFMulti-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
ANTPCPassenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANTAntifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
mann oil filterMANN-FILTERS Oil Filters

Oil filters from MANN-FILTER purify oil of dirt and solid particles such as dust, abraded metal, carbon deposits and soot particles. The filter housing is pressure-resistant, protected against corrosion and features a long-life elastomer seal. Use Part Number drop down to select filter.
mann air filterMANN-FILTERS Air Filters

MANN-FILTER air filters feature optimum pleat geometry for maximum dirt holding capacity and high filtration efficiency for engine protection. They also correct air flow, enhancing engine protection.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oxygen sensor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a computer-controlled, fuel-injected vehicle, a sensor mounted in the exhaust stream that relays air/fuel ratio information to the fuel control computer that allows the computer to make adjustments.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
7
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2004-02-01
Bulletin Number:
121104
NHTSA Item Number:
10012782

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Retrofit the power supply cable for the thermal oil level sensor. ( nhtsa item number - 10012782 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
04V182
NHTSA Item Number:
10007032

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Recall campaign 04v-182 engine stalling. ( nhtsa item number - 10007032 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
041904
NHTSA Item Number:
10007033

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Recall campaign 04v182 - engine stalling. Correction production dates. ( nhtsa item number - 10007033 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
04V182
NHTSA Item Number:
10007263

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Recall campaign 04v-182 engine stalling. Corrected production dates. ( nhtsa item number - 10007263 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-20-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032812

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Fuel system, other:fuel filter.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: m54/m56-mixture too lean-fault codes 2882/2883 are stored in the dme. Complaints that service engine soon light is illuminated. The fault codes 2882/2883-fuel trim, mixture too lean are stored in the dme. Possible causes ma ( nhtsa item number - 10032812 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-12-24-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10032814

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control:catalytic convertor., (B) Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicle: s54-catalyst protection mode while the vehicle is low on fuel. Complaints that the vehicle has no power during heavy acceleration. Fuel reserve light is illuminated and the fuel level, when measured with the service tester, ( nhtsa item number - 10032814 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B-12-04-0
NHTSA Item Number:
10028370

Component Description: (A) Digital instrument panel., (B) Electrical system., (C) Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: check engine lamp illuminated and/or vehicle overheats. Models e83, e85, e86, e70, e90, e91, e92, e93, e60 and e61. ( nhtsa item number - 10028370 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B65-75-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10029605

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the airbag warning lamp (awl) is illuminated, together with the passenger airbag status lamp (pol). The problem may be intermittent. Microcracks in the oc3 seat mat. ( nhtsa item number - 10029605 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B72-02-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10030843

Component Description: (A) Seat belts:front., (B) Seat belts:front:retractor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: belt tensioner harnesses. A repair harness for the front seat safety belt tensioners at the belt retractors may have been improperly installed. ( nhtsa item number - 10030843 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SI-B-34-11-0
NHTSA Item Number:
10030844

Component Description: (A) Service brakes, air., (B) Service brakes, hydraulic.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: teileclearing for dynamic stability control (dsc). A part replacement authorization must be obtained by submitting a tc case in puma before any of the following dsc components are replaced under warranty for the vehicles lis ( nhtsa item number - 10030844 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B12-55-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10025701

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: N54-diagnosis for dme fc 29dc/2fbf for models e90, e92 produced from 06/06 and e93, e60, e61 produced from 03/07. ( nhtsa item number - 10025701 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-16-02-09
NHTSA Item Number:
10033130

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw vehicles: fuel level sensor repairs. Where it is necessary to replace the right or the left side fuel level sensor due to a failure, the entire pump and housing or delivery unit (suction jet assembly) do not need to be replaced as wel ( nhtsa item number - 10033130 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-32-04-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10036979

Component Description: (A) Steering:electric power assist system., (B) Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a new technical process has been created for bmw to identify causes of steering complaints with a wide range of models. ( nhtsa item number - 10036979 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-28-02-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10036980

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a new technical process is being used on many models to determine the root cause of double-clutch transmission problems. ( nhtsa item number - 10036980 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-06-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B12 12 10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037702

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: when at lower speeds or stopping the engine idle dips too low because of a software problem. ( nhtsa item number - 10037702 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-11-08-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10037010

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: six different models equipped with the m54 engine could have valve covers break in cold weather and ruin the engine. This is due to moisture accumulation. ( nhtsa item number - 10037010 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-02-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10037025

Component Description: Exterior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: procedure for determining and replacing incandescent and halogen light bulbs under warranty. ( nhtsa item number - 10037025 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-51-42-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10037464

Component Description: (A) Structure:body., (B) Structure:body:trunk lid., (C) Structure:frame and members.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: water is leaking into the luggage compartment due to a damaged seal on rear vents. ( nhtsa item number - 10037464 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-11-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-63-14-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10041281

Component Description: (A) Exterior lighting., (B) Exterior lighting:tail lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: the rear lamp is not water tight due to cracks due to stress. Water may enter the lamp. ( nhtsa item number - 10041281 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-01-01
Bulletin Number:
SI B12 55 06
NHTSA Item Number:
10037700

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: there may be excessive cranking before the vehicle starts. The service engine soon light may also be on with a lack of engine power. ( nhtsa item number - 10037700 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-04-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-23-01-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10040045

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a new technical support process has been created regarding transmission concerns. ( nhtsa item number - 10040045 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-07-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-33-01-02
NHTSA Item Number:
10040853

Component Description: Suspension:rear:axle:non-powered axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: a grinding noise is coming from the differential during slow cornering. When turning a slip/stick effect is created on the lining and steel discs incorporated in the differential clutch causes a grinding noise. ( nhtsa item number - 10040853 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SIB-61-13-05
NHTSA Item Number:
10052012

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bmw: battery has an increased demand due to developemental process of the electrical system. This is causing the batter to need to undergo an energy diagnosis. ( nhtsa item number - 10052012 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
BMW
Model(s):
Z4
Year(s):
2003, 2004
Manufacturer:
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE
NHTSA ID:
04V182000
Recall Date:
April 12th, 2004
Units Affected:
13,769

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump.

Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, under certain environmental conditions, a vapor lock in the fuel pump could occur causing the engine to stall. If this were to happen, the engine would not be able to be restarted for approximately 15 to 20 minutes. .

Conequence: If stalling were to occur, the driver would be unable to maintain vehicle speed or accelerate, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will install a resistor in the electrical line powering the fuel pump in order to prevent an occurrence of vapor lock. The recall began may 11, 2004. Owners should contact bmw at 1-800-831-1117. .

Notes: Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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