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Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-31-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,475
Posted By bmw russ
Thanks Cody I''ll check that next. This is...

Thanks Cody I''ll check that next.
This is what I'm into, I took off the Intake mannifold and found it loaded with oil. It looked as if someone purd 1/2 qt in it. I changed out the oil separator...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-26-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,475
Posted By bmw russ
97 740iL - Burning oil, cly #6,7,& 8

hey guys whats up.
I'm screwed!! my #6, #7, and #8 cylinders are burning oil. Plugs are Wet with oil. Car was fine, them just started blowing smoke. What am I looking at? Think maybe a blown head...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 03-05-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By bmw russ
I need a tranny

Anyone know where I can get a tranny for a reasonable price? I checked E-bay but not much happening there.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 02-26-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,887
Posted By bmw russ
OK Yesterday I Dropped the trany pan. Oil looked...

OK Yesterday I Dropped the trany pan. Oil looked like motor oil. Real dirty. Anyway I replaced the pulse generator sensors and put the old oil back in. Had about 1/2 cup left over that I couldn't get...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 02-24-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By bmw russ
no the contections are clean and dry. I did see a...

no the contections are clean and dry. I did see a PDF on the intake removel. I need to get a gasket kit before i start. wish me luck looks like a big job. But as they say no job to big or to small...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 02-24-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By bmw russ
Hey Terry My check engine light came on. Ran...

Hey Terry
My check engine light came on. Ran the code test with a OBD 2. I don't remember off hand what the code number was, but its said it was the knock sensor. One is bad so since I'm doing one I...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 02-24-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,887
Posted By bmw russ
Thanks guys I went to e38.org. Lots of great...

Thanks guys
I went to e38.org. Lots of great info. I found that my tranny had two of these speed sensors or also know as pulse generator sensors. Ordered two of them @ 55 dollars each. I will let...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 02-24-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By bmw russ
not (go) its should be (good)my bad

not (go) its should be (good)my bad
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 02-24-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By bmw russ
Knock sensor

Hey guys hows it going!!
Wondering if anyone knows a go link or a step by step in replacing the knock sensors on my 97 740 il.
thanks
Russ
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 02-05-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By bmw russ
I came up with a po 720 code. It reads as a...

I came up with a po 720 code. It reads as a "output speed sensor malfuntion". I know this can be replaced on other cars. I can't seem to find or locate this part or where it is exalty on or in the...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 02-05-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,887
Posted By bmw russ
Trans fail safe program

I got a "trans fail safe" message on my 97 740 il. I ran a code test and came up with code PO 720, "output speed sensor malfuntion". I've tried to locate this part and have had no luck. Has anyone...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 02-04-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By bmw russ
Output speed sensor

Can anyone tell me where I can find an output speed sencor for my 1997 740 il. And anything else I might need for this fix.
Thanks
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-04-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By bmw russ
I'm a new guy Please help

First I would like to say hi to everyone.

If someone could tell me where I can find an output speed sensor for my 97 740 il. Trans is running in limb mode, Trans fail safe. Ran the codes and came...
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