In Reply to: Burning smell from engine area in 2000 Z3 posted by Pokemon on February 11, 2000 at 19:07:53:
I have a 2000 2.3 and it smelled as if antifreeze had been spilled on the engine. It was strong at first and is now barely noticeable. Took about 2k to make the change.
It nevers hurts to check your fluids levels, but I think it truly is the "newness" of the engine.
Enjoy the car! : )