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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-11-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,023
Posted By wattbmw
Hello all, I know I am responding late, but I...

Hello all,
I know I am responding late, but I have responded off and on since I bought my 2000 740i aka Black Beauty. I don't say much because I am a true amateur car mechanic. This forum has...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-30-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By wattbmw
Had my codes checked and there were none. Seems...

Had my codes checked and there were none. Seems funny since I have not had them checked in a couple of years


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-27-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By wattbmw
OBD Codes

What is the best option to check OBD codes? Is there a DIY option?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-27-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By wattbmw
Thank you for the info. I was not aware. ...

Thank you for the info. I was not aware. Checked and system still works. Turned car on and everything worked. Afraid to stick disc in. Will do some more research on burner software.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-24-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By wattbmw
Can't access GPS Nav area

Hello again,
Need help still on the upgrade.
I down loaded the v22.1 software and a KeyCD.
I used NCH Express Burn Disc Burning software to burn the image files on to a CD.
Was unable to download...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-23-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By wattbmw
Window regulators

Do the rear window regulators for the 5 work in the 7 series?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-22-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By wattbmw
Installed the mk3 and it works. Only problem is...

Installed the mk3 and it works. Only problem is it is version 10 and I need 22. Been online all day trying to download the software. Not good at this part. What is the cost to have the dealer...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-21-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By wattbmw
Pretty confident it is the MK3. Pulled it out of...

Pretty confident it is the MK3. Pulled it out of the above 323 at a you pull it here in Tampa. Cost was $25. Hope it works, but if not I can return it with in 30 days. Pray for me. BTW, thanks...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-21-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By wattbmw
Did the mk3 come in that model or the 02 year? ...

Did the mk3 come in that model or the 02 year?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-21-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By wattbmw
WBABR3345YEB40185 Sent from my iPhone...

WBABR3345YEB40185


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-21-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By wattbmw
How do I know what model this unit is? ...

How do I know what model this unit is?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-21-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By wattbmw
MK what?

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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-15-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By wattbmw
Thank you both for the info. I have seen post...

Thank you both for the info. I have seen post about this same subject, but now I am about to pull the trigger and saw both items on eBay . The MKIV nav was $205 and wanted to be sure that the navs...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-13-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By wattbmw
MKIV navy and 16:9 screen

Looking to purchase the MKIV nav unit and the 16:9 screen for my 2000 e38. How do I know what nav will work in my car? I have heard that all navs are not compatible. Does the 16:9 have any issues?...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-30-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 75,249
Posted By wattbmw
I have not posted for quite a while but wanted to...

I have not posted for quite a while but wanted to update that I changed the alternator in my 2000 740i. It was a joy. Saved quite a bit of money.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-14-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By wattbmw
2000 e38 alternator

Where is the best place to get an alternator and is it better to buy new or have my old one repaired?
Thanks
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By wattbmw
Thanks Bob. The starter is the problem. Was...

Thanks Bob. The starter is the problem. Was quoted $1200 to replace by the BMW dealer. Is there a better way ie DIY?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-29-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By wattbmw
Will not start

Can anyone tell me if a 330ci auto can be started when the car will not even turn over? It does nothing.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-28-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 75,249
Posted By wattbmw
Where did you get the lights? Would love to do...

Where did you get the lights? Would love to do the same.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-14-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By wattbmw
e38 it is. Thanks Sent from BimmerApp...

e38 it is. Thanks


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-13-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By wattbmw
I have a 2000 740i. The keys work, but are old...

I have a 2000 740i. The keys work, but are old and very used. Where is the best place and inexpensive to get new ones a program them?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By wattbmw
Nav Screen

Does the e46 16:9 nav screen work in the e38?


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-07-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By wattbmw
I am interested in screen if still available. ...

I am interested in screen if still available.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-05-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By wattbmw
Leather care

What is the best cleaner/rejuvenator for maintaining the leather in my car.


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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-29-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By wattbmw
2014 7 series made with real silver..check it!

Looks great, but truly an individual desire. Looking forward to see what else the plan to put in these beauties to make them more attractive as if they really need it.


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