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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-08-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By eal757
trans. oil change

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that`s a good thought. I don`t know how much fluid was left in mine, as I didn`t change it myself. I will ask the mech. who did it. Does any one out there know how many miles these...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-06-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By eal757
Trans. oil change

I previously inquired about changing the transmission oil and filter in my 1995 740i. Evey one told me NO NO. Even the mechanic who finally did it for me. The transmission was acting very badly, so...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-29-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By eal757
transmission oil change

I know most BMW mechanic`s don`t what you to change the transmission oil. My 1995, 740i has a slight delay in shifting when it is cold, and always a delay shifting into the last gear. A mech...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-06-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By eal757
noises

for 1995 BMW 740I. 210,000 miles. When the car is running I can hear what sounds like a rapping noise coming out from under the car. To describe it. It sounds like a diesel truck idling, except not...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 668
Posted By eal757
Thank you. What a shame. We both love this car. I...

Thank you. What a shame. We both love this car. I live in NH, and I doubt there is such as thing as a transmission shop that knows any thing about rebuilding it. Maybe some whwere in Mass.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-24-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 668
Posted By eal757
Does the transmission have to be torn down to...

Does the transmission have to be torn down to determine it`s problems? I have heard the replacing just the valve body can sometimes solve the p roblem, and can be done without removing the tranny????
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-24-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 668
Posted By eal757
My 1995 740i just reverted to fail safe today. My...

My 1995 740i just reverted to fail safe today. My wife drives the car, and has complained of it bogging down once in a while. I didn`t know what she meant, so I took it out today, it started out ok,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-02-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By eal757
Fantastic: I ordered four repair kits. This is...

Fantastic: I ordered four repair kits. This is the easiest repair I have run into yet on this BMW. Thank you all very much.
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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-01-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,800
Posted By eal757
speakers

Hi: I`m probably way too late, but I am looking for the speaker box, with 4 speakers in it. Located just under the rear shelf. Thanks
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-01-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By eal757
speakers

Hi. Back with more BMW troubles. I had the top of a shock absorber break away, and when I replaces it I found three out of four speakers pretty much torn. There is no information on the speaker...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-29-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By eal757
heater

I was thinking more about the pump that is attached to the heater valves especially for the heater.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-27-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By eal757
heater

Thank You. I will definitely try that, but how will I know, and how will I know if the water pump is wotkin?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-27-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By eal757
heater

Yes: blower motor works fine. I wanted to ask in the first thread. Is there a sensore some where that might control the heater valves?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-27-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By eal757
heater

Hello again. As usual my 1995 740i is giving me trouble....I am not getting any heat in the cabin. The engine temp is running normal, but no matter what I do, I can`t get any heat. You know what that...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-10-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By eal757
heater

Actually it isn`t the fan that is not working. The thing blinks and changes all the heat settings constantly...What I would like. Is to get another one like I have, but they don`t seem to be...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-10-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By eal757
heater control

I would like to ask again, my question about the heater control modual in my 95 740i. does not work any more, but I can`t get the control like the one that is in it...My control has a ROTARY switch...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-03-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By eal757
heater modual

E38. thank you for reply.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-02-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By eal757
heater control problem

My 1995 740i heater control modual changes settings all by itself, and usually ends up with the temp pegged out at 90. From all I have geathered, I should change the modual. All the used ones I have...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-23-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By eal757
740 trans.

Battery is new. This problem is not a regular thing. It happens only when the outside temp is really high, and when it cools down it goes away. It has only happened a few times.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By eal757
740 Transmission

I am sure people go lover and over this problem. I have a 1995 740i, with over 200,000 miles on it.Last summer the Aux fan broke and I don`t know how long I may have run the car with it broken, until...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-12-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By eal757
speed ometer

B][/B]I can`t see any other warning lights when the spd guage is operating normally. I don`t know if any are on when the spd guage is not working, because it hasn`t happened when I am driving it....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-06-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By eal757
speedometer

I`m back again. This time with a speed guage problem, on my 1995 BMW 740i. The speedometer stops working for short periods of time. Not often for a while, but now it is more frequently. Can someone...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-01-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By eal757
enviromental control

Well that was stupid of me. It is a 1995 740i. The ca has been doing that for a long time, but it is getting worse. Thank you.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-31-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By eal757
phantom fixer

You are right, and I am watching it very closely. I would like to get another year out of this wonderful car, because I will never be able to afford another one. I still can`t force a quart oil thru...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-31-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By eal757
phantom fixer

The batt is the same as the old batt, but it was actually changed before the GM was, with no change in the problem. This was like those old problems with something mechanical or electronic. Like,...
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