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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-11-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
I am getting a 1738 code. It was weird because...

I am getting a 1738 code. It was weird because when it happened it happened all at once. It has not come back. Battery has been checked. All good. Connections are good.

Autozone did say...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-09-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
98 740IL Trans Safe Mode Again

I just went into Trans Safe Mode again for the first time in Months.... Thought I had this resolved.Not exactly sure how I got it resolved the first time. But I tighted battery connections, changed...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-08-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
P0173 Code and Rough Morning Idle

When I start my 1998 740IL in the morning. It is a very rough idle. After a few minutes it settles down and eventually smooths out.

Then runs very well.

Even when running great, It will...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-01-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
I do not know how much i drained versus filled. ...

I do not know how much i drained versus filled. but it could have been low in the first place... good place to check though. Thanks...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-30-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
I did get the drain the pan and at least fill...

I did get the drain the pan and at least fill back up correctly. Still nothing.

Left out of town a couple of days. Came back. Nothing.

Drove it in limp mode for about 10 minutes. Started...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-23-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
p1738 code is this the fail safe cause

I am having the fail safe mode in my 1998 740IL for a couple of weeks on and off. For now ON... Cannot get it off.

Finally was able to get a code pulled off of it today. P1738 which is a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-21-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Trans Fail Safe Still Getting... Even sitting Still

1998 740IL Trans Fail Safe still getting..... For days no problem again. Thought I had it fixed. .

Started back up again. All day could not get it out of Trans fail safe.

All of the sudden...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-17-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
740IL Oil Leak Valve Cover Dripped into Cylinder

I have a leaky Valve cover.....

I had pulled the plugs. I realized after it was to late that when I pulled the plugs that some of the oil leaked into the cylinders. I have been driving the car. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-13-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Trans Fail Safe Mode Still Working on

I have a 1998 740IL Been working on this Trans Fail safe mode all weekend. Cannot figure it out.

I am thinking it is my ignition switch. Not sure if there is a way to test the ignition...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-13-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
That is pretty cool.

That is pretty cool.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-12-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Still Battling this issue. Today I changed 4...

Still Battling this issue.

Today I changed 4 spark plugs on the passenger side. Noticed the back 2 were real oily. Fouled out. So I replaced them.

Hoping that might be part of the problem....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-12-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Still Battling this issue. Today I changed 4...

Still Battling this issue.

Today I changed 4 spark plugs on the passenger side. Noticed the back 2 were real oily. Fouled out. So I replaced them.

Hoping that might be part of the problem....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-12-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Spark Plugs Back have OIL

I have a 1998 740 IL.

I just pulled the passenger side 4 spark plugs out. Front 2 looked ok. Back to towards the firewall have have quite a bit of oil.

So I know the valve cover gasket...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-11-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
My battery before actually checked good. So I...

My battery before actually checked good. So I did by a NEW one. Although it is not a BMW one. Arghhhh. I would hope a NEW battery even though not a genuine BMW should work. Has worked for years...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-09-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
So the Trans fail safe comes and go. Every...

So the Trans fail safe comes and go. Every couple of days. usually I can do a cluster reset a couple of times and it will reset. sometimes it does not work and I mess around with removing the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-20-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
I just did a Cluster Check and Reset. Voltage...

I just did a Cluster Check and Reset. Voltage Read 12.0 & 12.1..... Good thing.... Fail Safe went away and Cluster is now showing "A" and M" Shifts correctly now.... Radio and Steering wheel...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-20-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Just checked. Nice and tight. Radio will light...

Just checked. Nice and tight. Radio will light up but will not play (sound). Tape deck light will fade in and out. Weird. Wheel will not go up or down or telescope.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-20-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Trans Fail Safe Mode

Ok. To Start: I have a 1998 740 IL. Taken Care of.

Today all of the sudden went into Fail Safe Mode. On the Dash The A or M light does not even light up.

I noticed over the last several...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-12-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
That is good to know. Thanks, Kevin

That is good to know.

Thanks,

Kevin
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-12-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Fuse

I will have to get back to you. Not sure. It was not in the main fuse area. It was off the side next to 2 relays.

Attached is a picture of the fuse which is located in the main fusebox under...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-12-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
So for kicks I took the old starter off. Took it...

So for kicks I took the old starter off. Took it to autozone. It failed. Put a new starter on. Nothing. Back to the same ole problem. I put a meter on the 40 amp fuse that blew and had...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-12-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
I missed the bolt. I did get the starter out. ...

I missed the bolt. I did get the starter out.

Thanks,

Kevin
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-09-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
I just wanted to make sure I did not miss...

I just wanted to make sure I did not miss anything. I sprayed some kind of bolt loostener all around. I will try again to hit it tommorrow.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-09-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
1995 740 Starter Removal STUCK

Ok, I am trying to remove the starter.

I have removed all the wires.

I have removed the 2 Torx bolts. The starter will not Budge out. I see nothing else holding it in. I have hit it, pryed...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-05-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Could I possibly just need to resync the Key? ...

Could I possibly just need to resync the Key? However the Key I have has no buttons. It is considered the SPARE Key. I see no way to do it.

I did not see the 2 relays you discussed by the...
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