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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-15-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,841
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
2000 750il torque converter removal/installation

Has anyone actually personally as a DIY replaced the torque converter in their 750il ?
I am looking for a tutorial for the V-12 transmission/torque converter removal and installation from an actual...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-23-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,195
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
worked like a charm, checked for codes with my...

worked like a charm, checked for codes with my Innova 3110, none stored, emission status Green light illuminated on reader. Thanks again !
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-23-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,195
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
Thanks again for your help ! I'll give it a try...

Thanks again for your help ! I'll give it a try shortly.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-23-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,195
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
Obdii port cover 2000 750il how to open it ?

Just can't figure out how to open the OBDII port cover next to the cup holder !!

Thanks in advance for your help, tried searching this site but no luck...!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-16-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
2000 750iL - Loose oil pump bolts--is this a real issue or just paranoia ?

I've read various posts on the internet about checking oil pump bolts for looseness. Has anyone with a 750il ever experienced finding losse oil pump bolts ?

Thanks again.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-16-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
2000 750iL - Mud Flaps Splash Guard Recommendation requested

Just can't seem to find any on web searches, so any recommendations/links will be greatly appreciated. Front an back needed.

Thanks again.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-16-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,016
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
2000 750iL - Whirring sound increases with engine RPM ?

Just acquired a 2000 750il with 97K miles. Seems to run and drive dead perfect.

At low speeds, notice a whirring sound which seems directly related to engine RPM. Not noticable at hghway speeds....
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-03-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 469
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
1995 BMW 540i accomplished ATF and filter change DIY

1995 BMW 540i ZF 5HP-30 Model Number 1055 BLACK LABEL ATF and filter change DIY--successfully accomplished by this unyielding DIYer who did not wimp out and take it to BMW, unlike almost all...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-03-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
1995 BMW 540i ZF 5HP-30 Model Number 1055 BLACK...

1995 BMW 540i ZF 5HP-30 Model Number 1055 BLACK LABEL ATF and filter change DIY--successfully accomplished by this unyielding DIYer who did not wimp out and take it to BMW, unlike almost all...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-06-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
According to the Bentley manual, one checks the...

According to the Bentley manual, one checks the fluid level by having the fluid at just warmed up temperature, engine running in neutral, then cracking the fill plug (presumably the plug at the top...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-05-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
1995 BMW 540i ATF Change--First Hand Experiences Needed...

I would be thrilled to hear from members who have had FIRST HAND EXPERIENCE, HANDS-ON, changing the ATF in these vehicles ONLY or in this exact transmission ONLY. Experiences with other models and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-01-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,008
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
Thanks for that information ! The 540i has a...

Thanks for that information !

The 540i has a lifetime fluid transmission, and no dipstick to fill it from the top.

Has anyone had any experience changing the fluid and filter in this exact...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-31-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,008
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
Thanks for the manuals link !

Thanks for the manuals link !
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-30-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,008
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
Would anyone happen to have a tutorial for...

Would anyone happen to have a tutorial for changing the fluid and filter in this particular model as well as a fluid recommendation?

Thanks again.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-29-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,008
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
no other noises. If you drive 65 on up, this...

no other noises. If you drive 65 on up, this clunking does not occur.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-28-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,008
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
Thanks ! Mine only does it under the...

Thanks !

Mine only does it under the specified conditions. If you really hot rod the car as hard as you can there is no clunking or jerking and everything seems tight. If feels to me like there...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-28-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,008
Posted By Land O'Lakes Fr
1995 540i Automatic Trans Shift Jerk Clunk ?

As a new member, I am excited to communicate with other BMW people !

Car has 122K original miles, runs practically perfect, except when in high gear and
encountering a slight grade up, at around...
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