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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-30-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Thank you...I got mine off ebay but they were...

Thank you...I got mine off ebay but they were "direct" bulb replacements and used the existing sockets...yours look like an assembly??
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-30-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By jitsjaf2009
I assume you are not getting "check rear lights"...

I assume you are not getting "check rear lights" message with your LED tail-lights. What did you do to accomplish this or are they a special LED to compensate??? Thanks...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-28-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By jitsjaf2009
I bought all "direct replacement" LED lamps for...

I bought all "direct replacement" LED lamps for my '7'...they fit great, worked and looked great...But...I kept getting a "Check rear lights" "check brake lights" message and ended up having to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-28-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Heater hose woes

Had the primary supply hose from engine to heater valve assembly develop a leak so I decided to buy all new heater related hose (one gone, others cannot be far behind!?!?). Now it dribbles because...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-20-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By jitsjaf2009
My guess agrees...or the drag link...not that...

My guess agrees...or the drag link...not that difficult to change out.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-20-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By jitsjaf2009
My guess agrees...or the drag link...not that...

My guess agrees...or the drag link...not that difficult to change out.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-20-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Replace the OSV element. you may get some white...

Replace the OSV element. you may get some white smoke for a time while the intake manifold 'cleans' itself.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-20-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By jitsjaf2009
I have used two that have been amazing. I have a...

I have used two that have been amazing. I have a 1995 BMW 740i that had great interior but leather was getting 'stiff'. Also have a 1995 Saab 900SE convertible that the leather was getting hard even...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-20-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 17,931
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Very familiar with this hose...this weekend I...

Very familiar with this hose...this weekend I just replaced all the heater core hoses and control valve hoses. The "s" hose sprouted a hole/crack a 1/2" before the clamp. Drove me crazy until I found...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-18-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Check the fuse in the trunk...I think it is...

Check the fuse in the trunk...I think it is #69...The one under the hood is marked in the lid. The one in the trunk is on the right side above the battery. There should also be a legend there.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-11-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By jitsjaf2009
If Jmorgenson isn't right he should be. That is...

If Jmorgenson isn't right he should be. That is my guess also. Are you getting any displays for ABS or Check Brakes?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-11-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Yes to the e38...and don't call me sport!!...

Yes to the e38...and don't call me sport!! Actually I have driven a BMW V12 and was impressed until talking to the owner about comparison operating and maintenance costs between my 740 and his 860CI....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-11-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Yeah...the connector on the switch worked loose....

Yeah...the connector on the switch worked loose. I finally put a couple spots of RTV to hold it in place, but not make it impossible to replace should the need every arise. No problem since.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-11-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By jitsjaf2009
I know exactly what you are talking about. Mine...

I know exactly what you are talking about. Mine is same...no leaks or noises and no one but me seems to notice it. It is driving me crazy. I am going on an intense hunt now that you pushed my...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-11-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Radio problem

When I first got my 740i, the radio played but quit...static on the speakers when I 'played' with the volume etc. Just sometimes static and-or popping. It started working when I replaced the fuse...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-24-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10,422
Views: 409,712
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Wow...That is impressive...

Wow...That is impressive...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-05-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By jitsjaf2009
I don't recall who the vendor was but will check...

I don't recall who the vendor was but will check history to see if I can identify them.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-05-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Make sure you check eBay...I got mine for the e38...

Make sure you check eBay...I got mine for the e38 and the 325i used (was in very good condition) for $40 (e38) and $43 (e36)....They are great!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-04-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Harbor freight has the torque wrench for...

Harbor freight has the torque wrench for $19.95...was a good investment to me at 29.95 at harbor freight 6 years ago. I now have 1/4" . 3/8 and 1/2 inch.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 01-02-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By jitsjaf2009
If you are getting white, not black or blue...

If you are getting white, not black or blue smoke, it is probably (most probably) an oil separator problem. Typically requires simple replacement of the oil separator element...worst case is...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-30-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By jitsjaf2009
This will really sound 'crazy'...but true. My...

This will really sound 'crazy'...but true. My friend changed the oil in his 1997 740il. Backed out of the drive way and then it would not move. Had reverse but no forward gears. Started checking...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-30-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,464
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Everything you have done is done...and you are...

Everything you have done is done...and you are ahead for it. What you must now do will resolve another potential problem....and you will be "styling" for a long time to come. You ROCK, Man!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-28-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,464
Posted By jitsjaf2009
That's a good possibility by what I understand....

That's a good possibility by what I understand. You could spend the time to DEEP charge the battery an d try again or take it to someone you can trust to properly load test it. I know that batteries...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-28-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,464
Posted By jitsjaf2009
other than the leaks, it does sound like a...

other than the leaks, it does sound like a battery and possibly alternator issue. I would fully check battery and battery connections and alternator connections first.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-25-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By jitsjaf2009
Its Merry if its in a 740...enjoy

Its Merry if its in a 740...enjoy
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