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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-18-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By dseemgoblue
I always use Shell super premium. I also heard...

I always use Shell super premium. I also heard the you can unplug the CPS and use an OHM meter and check the resistance? I cant seem to find what the correct reading would be? I am trying to avoid...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-18-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By dseemgoblue
Engine knock with both CPS codes and Knock sensor codes

Looking for a little clarity here. I have read as much as I can on this board and others and there seems to be a number of different opinions as to how to solve.

A little history; I have a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-03-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By dseemgoblue
Key turning issue

I posted this a year ago and am just reaching out to see if anyone else has had the same issue. 95% of the time my key turns just fine when I go to start the car, but everyone once in a while the key...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-22-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,350
Posted By dseemgoblue
00 740iL - Ball joint removal help!!!

Wanted to replace the control arms on my 2000 740il and decided to purchase the eight piece set from oembimmerparts. Looked up the write up on e38 and got myself setup to do the job. I cannot for the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-20-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,514
Posted By dseemgoblue
The lock button inside the car works fine. Pardon...

The lock button inside the car works fine. Pardon my ignorance but what does GM stand for? I will try re-programming.

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-20-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,514
Posted By dseemgoblue
00 740iL - Auto lock/remote not locking

Just the other I day I got into my car with the key remote and when i started to go all the locks engaged as normal. When i got out and tried to lock with key remote it would not work and also now...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-17-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,147
Posted By dseemgoblue
00 740iL - Issues with blower resistor changeout

I will try to keep this concise

My ac was giving me the signs of blower resistor failure; turning on and off at odd times, blowing when turning left and not blowing at all etc.. I am in Houston...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-29-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By dseemgoblue
Blower resistor

Can the blower motor resistor be replaced without taking the dashboard off?

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-26-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By dseemgoblue
DSC coming on

2000 740 il and the last 2 times she has been on the highway all of the sudden the DSC will kick on. Usually when I am turning on a curve to the right but just barely and absolutely no weather or...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-08-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By dseemgoblue
Trip/odometer light out

Just noticed today that the Trip/odometer lights are out. The rest of the dash lights are working. Is there one single BIOS that is responsible for that function?

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-22-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By dseemgoblue
Thanks balance and rdorman. I have a friend who...

Thanks balance and rdorman. I have a friend who owns a company that makes precision machinery for the oil industry and I took the rotors up to him, being this is the first brake job I have done on...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-21-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By dseemgoblue
It is definitely not the pads, used oem pads bit...

It is definitely not the pads, used oem pads bit did not change rotors. When I am in park with foot on the brake then shift to reverse and slowly let off of brake is when the creaking noise happens....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-21-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By dseemgoblue
Brake noise

There is an awful creaking noise that comes from my brakes and really only happens when I am backing up. My driveway is on a bit of an incline and when I go to backup, I have to ease down it a bit...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-16-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,567
Posted By dseemgoblue
I did this myself with a lot of help from...

I did this myself with a lot of help from balance. I used the valvoline maxlife fluid and a febi billstien filter. Transmission was surging a bit and also making the ever popular " whirring " noise....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-13-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By dseemgoblue
Do you guys/gals know if I need to have a spring...

Do you guys/gals know if I need to have a spring compressor for the job. Does the entire strut need to be removed?

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-11-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By dseemgoblue
Went out today and it is 54 degrees and no noise...

Went out today and it is 54 degrees and no noise at all? Why the big change when cold? Will have to wait for temp to drop

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-11-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By dseemgoblue
As far as I can tell from what the manual says...

As far as I can tell from what the manual says its ok. It is between the two notches on the " dipstick " the color is a reddish brown. Like the color of transmission fluid

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-11-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By dseemgoblue
Those are pretty much the symptoms mine was...

Those are pretty much the symptoms mine was having. The small metallic shavings had clogged the filter and it would occasionaly hesitate. There are some great instructions on e38.org for the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-11-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By dseemgoblue
I drained my transmission fluid and changed the...

I drained my transmission fluid and changed the filter and a lot of that noise went away. My local tech also said it could be your torque converter

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-11-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By dseemgoblue
Noise when turning wheel

We have had some very cold weather by Houston standards lately and this problem really only surfaces when it is cold. Started my car the other morning and when I turned the steering wheel there was...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-08-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,488
Posted By dseemgoblue
Look for this stuff called black wow. You will...

Look for this stuff called black wow. You will generally only find on internet. Works way better than Mothers and lasts for a while. It is what professional detailers use

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-24-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By dseemgoblue
check WWW.e38.org and there is a checklist of...

check WWW.e38.org and there is a checklist of things to look for with this model. Great site with tons of information. Car looks beautiful. Good luck

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-13-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,693
Posted By dseemgoblue
Hey 01Sport Lokks like you have covered...

Hey 01Sport

Lokks like you have covered every base and to no avail. That is very frustrating adn I can totally relate. Mine was shaking with a fairly consistent rhythm and only at idle as soon...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-13-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,693
Posted By dseemgoblue
Balance There was a gurgling noise as well...

Balance

There was a gurgling noise as well as some suction coming from the oil dipstick so I replace OSV and the shaking has stopped. What a pain in the arrrrssss to get that thing off. Anyway...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-13-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,642
Posted By dseemgoblue
Replace the upper trim on my windshield and I am...

Replace the upper trim on my windshield and I am still getting a lot of wind noise and it is getting worse. There are crackes in the lower trim as well. Could this be the cause? Is it something I can...
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