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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Exclamation Service Interval Display Question

Please forgive me if someone has asked this question before. Today i had a friend use his $5000+ snap on code reader machine to clear my check engine light. The light came on due to my Catalytic...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Exclamation 98 740iL - Service Interval Display Question

Please forgive me if someone has asked this question before. Today i had a friend use his $5000+ snap on code reader machine to clear my check engine light. The light came on due to my Catalytic...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-26-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,865
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Angry Hot air from AC when car is stopped

When I have my AC running and I come to a full stop, nothing but hot airs comes out of the vents. When i resume driving, cold air comes out again. I thought i had read some where that this was a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-17-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,875
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Replaced lower control arms on the front. ...

Replaced lower control arms on the front. Problem went away.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-17-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,456
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-04-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,456
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Exclamation Full tune up

What exactly does a full tune up on my '98 740IL consist of? I bought my car a year ago and it's ready for a tune up. My service engine soon light came on and the code shows misfires on some of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-26-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,875
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Front end shake

When i pull into a drive way or go over a speed bump or hit a pothole with my '98 740IL, my entire front end shakes and makes a weird noise like the wheels are going to fall off. When i'm driving...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-26-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,463
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
My '98 740IL had a very bad shake in the front...

My '98 740IL had a very bad shake in the front end when i got over 40 mph. It felt as though the front end was going to drop out. I took it and got the wheels balanced and the shaking went away.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-27-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,917
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Mine just hit 140K yesterday. I bought it last...

Mine just hit 140K yesterday. I bought it last summer with 135K. Love mine.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-27-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,150
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Squeaking belt

Is there anything i can spray on my belt to stop is from squeaking every morning i get into the car? I'm on the east coast so it's probably 19 degrees outside when i start the car up. I notice it...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 10-15-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,173
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
I went 3 weeks without driving my car due to...

I went 3 weeks without driving my car due to surgery. I started it up a few days ago and i thought the engine was going to fall on the floor because it was rough. The car was actually rocking from...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 10-15-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 959
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Need Rims '98 740IL Grey

Ok, one of my rear rims, 18"x9.5" is bent and i have to put air in my tire every 2 days. I found a site that sells replica rims and also a site that will sell the same BMW OEM rim for like $475 no...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 08-13-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,053
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Nice looking ride for the price. Did you try to...

Nice looking ride for the price. Did you try to get like a 30 day warranty. My '98 was leaking more oil than the exxon valdez when i bought but luckily it was still under warranty. Gaskets leaked,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-13-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,032
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
I have a '98 740IL and my shimmy started when i...

I have a '98 740IL and my shimmy started when i got a flat on the driver side front tire then a flat on the passenger side front tire two days later. The driver side tire was patched while it was...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 07-20-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
I am very happy with my 740IL. I will say that...

I am very happy with my 740IL. I will say that the money and the miles don't add up. That is extremely cheap for a 7 series with such low miles. I agree with CodyItaliano about getting a carfax...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 07-20-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,771
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
My '98 740IL is leaking from the rear main seal. ...

My '98 740IL is leaking from the rear main seal. Thats where the tranny meets the engine. When i first brought it back to the dealer, they thought it was the gaskets leaking. It took them forever...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 07-20-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,616
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Welcome to the club. I recently bought a '98...

Welcome to the club. I recently bought a '98 740IL and it's leaking Power steering fluid from 2 of the hoses. I also have a leak coming from the rear main seal which is like a $800 job. My...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 07-16-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,928
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
I like it but i think it needs something else to...

I like it but i think it needs something else to highlight the rims. Have you considered painting the door handles black or maybe the mirrors. Just a thought. It's a nice looking ride.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 07-16-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Welcome

I recently joined as well and this is a very helpful place to have. I'm new to BMW's but i'm getting a free education from this site.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 07-16-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,253
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
I agree with the other folks. You should stay...

I agree with the other folks. You should stay away from this vehicle. I just bought my 740IL and my friend who has owned BMW's his entire life told me to save my money for the repair cost. He...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 07-16-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
my radio, temp and mileage digits are all...

my radio, temp and mileage digits are all starting to fade or completely go out. I've read about the high prices and i am looking at ebay and possibly finding a cheap technical person to do the job...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 07-16-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Unhappy broken again

i sat in the seat and since the side cover is lose, the connection came out again. Now i messed with it and the entire connection came apart. There is a male to female type connect that i can't...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 07-16-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Talking Fixed it

Okay, I went to another forum and there was someone who had the same exact issue. The hard plastic that surrounds the outside of the seat where the switches are located has been loose for some time...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 07-16-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
ok, i checked the fuse and the fuse is fine. The...

ok, i checked the fuse and the fuse is fine. The lumbar works but nothing else does.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 07-16-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By DJ_GMONEY
Exclamation Driver Power Seat Not Working

Took some co-workers out for lunch today to show off the ride and realized that my driver side power seat controls are not working. Worked fine a week ago. I will check the fuse later. The...
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