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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Again, you cannot just remove the filler plug to...

Again, you cannot just remove the filler plug to add or top up the fluid, Please research this before you do anything, You have been warned many times now.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-31-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
k&n filters

chrisn7 knows what he is talking about so please take his advise.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-31-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
atf oil

Please please please take advise from this site and do not attempt to do what you intend to do. The filler plug for the autobox is inside an upward facing hole in the gearbox sump, If you fail to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-31-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
tranny fluid

if you remove the inverted filler plug without the engine running and with it in gear and at normal running temp you will have atf oil run out of the gearbox, Do not remove the filler plug without...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-31-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
DO NOT DO WHAT THE ABOVE PERSON HAS TOLD YOU DO,...

DO NOT DO WHAT THE ABOVE PERSON HAS TOLD YOU DO, There is a very special way of checking and adjusting the tranny fluid which is covered properly on this site, Please take my advise otherwise you...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-28-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
I had this issue some years ago and it turned out...

I had this issue some years ago and it turned out to be a faulty engine temp sensor, there are two on my 1995 730i, there were no codes before this fault occured but I replaced them but after...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-17-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile Abs

A fault code read will tell you which one is faulty
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-14-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Dash problem

Many years ago for some unknown reason my mileometer was showing km's one morning after start up and driving so i stopped and switched the ignition right off and then restarted and the problem has...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-13-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile Trans slip

Try and find an indy trans specialist who knows BMW's first
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-13-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile Cam cover Oil leaks

It is very difficult to fit new cam cover gaskets in place unless you undo both engine mounts and carefully jack the engine up which will give you enough clearance to fit the new gaskets properly, I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-03-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
You need to get the ignition barrel replaced...

You need to get the ignition barrel replaced asap, It is a simple job
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-13-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile Alarm

hood switch, A very common problem
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-07-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile Lazy start up

This happend to mine and I replaced BOTH of the temperature sensors which are located on the alloy cross piece at the rear of the cylinder heads, I then had to clear a fault code afterwards, Have a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-20-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile ABS sensors

The rear ABS sensors can be a real devil to remove due to crud and there is a great risk of damaging the rear wheel bearing sensor segments and on many occaisions I have ended up removing the rear...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-20-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile Hood stops

I found on my e38 the hood would not open properly and I unwound both rubber hood buffers a small amount and this put more upwards pressure on the hood and it has been perfect for many years, Just...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-18-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile Fan clutches

This is most important but a lot of people do not know this but if you remove a BMW viscouse fan clutch from the water pump YOU MUST NOT LAY IT FLAT WHILST IT IS REMOVED FROM THE WATER PUMP. When...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-14-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Exclamation Blower motor

Some people may not agree with me but this is a large job and you really do need help from someone with experience to help you, If you look on the web you will find pictures on how to do it. Now...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-14-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile Cold air

Thanks Faboch for your reply, I'm in the UK and one of my customers in 2002 gave me his 730i which I still own because it had the dreaded nikosil problem and through my German replations who own a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-13-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile Air intakes

As I understand it e38's air flow meters do not like K & N air filters because the oil which is applied to the K & N filter contaminates the ait mass sensor in the intake meter which causes it to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-05-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Parking lights

In my opinion the company that sold you this kit should have been aware of this problem and also told you of this problem and they should have the parts available so as to deal with this problem and...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-01-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile Electrics

Thanks everybody for your help, peter
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-01-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile Tow bar electrics

Does anybody know how to wire up tow bar electrics on a 1995 e38 730i as I need it for a light board so that I can stay legal whilst carrying my bike.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-27-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile Front interior lamp

Does anybody know if you can retro fit a later self iluminated front interior lamp into a 1995 e38 730i, ie is the cable connector the same as a 1995, I do not know from which year onwards the lamps...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-12-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 721
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Smile 740i

Good slow and clean methodical work always pays in the long term and in doing so you have done a good job, In my 49 years of BMW experience I have found that if it takes me one hour to dismantle...
Forum: E24 (1976 - 1989) 09-13-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By PETER NEWMAN
Spin on filters

Further to your very rude comment against myself may I suggest that you contact the owner of bimmerfest and make a formal complaint against my comment and let him deal with it as I object very...
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