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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-27-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
I have changed the relays off a used BMW. Not...

I have changed the relays off a used BMW. Not sure how to get to the motor and what the voltage checks are. Been trying to find a video or documentation.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-27-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
No.... I wish I knew where to start again.. ...

No.... I wish I knew where to start again..

Sometimes I will start them and they work.

Sometimes I start them and theny will not work.

When they do not work. They will eventually will...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-01-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Battery is rock solid.... Everything else...

Battery is rock solid....

Everything else works great.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-01-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
I pulled them. They looked very clean. ...

I pulled them. They looked very clean.

Wipers when I start the car NEVER work. After the car drives for a while it is a 50/50 chance they will work in the one position only. One speed...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-12-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Wipers not working

I have a 1998 740IL

About 6 months ago the mist feature stopped working.

Lately the wipers have been touch and go. Working sometimes. Coming on and off when they want to. Never work in the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-11-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
I am getting a 1738 code. It was weird because...

I am getting a 1738 code. It was weird because when it happened it happened all at once. It has not come back. Battery has been checked. All good. Connections are good.

Autozone did say...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-09-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
98 740IL Trans Safe Mode Again

I just went into Trans Safe Mode again for the first time in Months.... Thought I had this resolved.Not exactly sure how I got it resolved the first time. But I tighted battery connections, changed...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-08-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
P0173 Code and Rough Morning Idle

When I start my 1998 740IL in the morning. It is a very rough idle. After a few minutes it settles down and eventually smooths out.

Then runs very well.

Even when running great, It will...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-01-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
I do not know how much i drained versus filled. ...

I do not know how much i drained versus filled. but it could have been low in the first place... good place to check though. Thanks...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-30-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
I did get the drain the pan and at least fill...

I did get the drain the pan and at least fill back up correctly. Still nothing.

Left out of town a couple of days. Came back. Nothing.

Drove it in limp mode for about 10 minutes. Started...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-23-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
p1738 code is this the fail safe cause

I am having the fail safe mode in my 1998 740IL for a couple of weeks on and off. For now ON... Cannot get it off.

Finally was able to get a code pulled off of it today. P1738 which is a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-21-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Trans Fail Safe Still Getting... Even sitting Still

1998 740IL Trans Fail Safe still getting..... For days no problem again. Thought I had it fixed. .

Started back up again. All day could not get it out of Trans fail safe.

All of the sudden...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-17-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
740IL Oil Leak Valve Cover Dripped into Cylinder

I have a leaky Valve cover.....

I had pulled the plugs. I realized after it was to late that when I pulled the plugs that some of the oil leaked into the cylinders. I have been driving the car. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-13-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Trans Fail Safe Mode Still Working on

I have a 1998 740IL Been working on this Trans Fail safe mode all weekend. Cannot figure it out.

I am thinking it is my ignition switch. Not sure if there is a way to test the ignition...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-13-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
That is pretty cool.

That is pretty cool.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-12-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Still Battling this issue. Today I changed 4...

Still Battling this issue.

Today I changed 4 spark plugs on the passenger side. Noticed the back 2 were real oily. Fouled out. So I replaced them.

Hoping that might be part of the problem....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-12-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Still Battling this issue. Today I changed 4...

Still Battling this issue.

Today I changed 4 spark plugs on the passenger side. Noticed the back 2 were real oily. Fouled out. So I replaced them.

Hoping that might be part of the problem....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-12-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Spark Plugs Back have OIL

I have a 1998 740 IL.

I just pulled the passenger side 4 spark plugs out. Front 2 looked ok. Back to towards the firewall have have quite a bit of oil.

So I know the valve cover gasket...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-11-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
My battery before actually checked good. So I...

My battery before actually checked good. So I did by a NEW one. Although it is not a BMW one. Arghhhh. I would hope a NEW battery even though not a genuine BMW should work. Has worked for years...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-09-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
So the Trans fail safe comes and go. Every...

So the Trans fail safe comes and go. Every couple of days. usually I can do a cluster reset a couple of times and it will reset. sometimes it does not work and I mess around with removing the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-20-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
I just did a Cluster Check and Reset. Voltage...

I just did a Cluster Check and Reset. Voltage Read 12.0 & 12.1..... Good thing.... Fail Safe went away and Cluster is now showing "A" and M" Shifts correctly now.... Radio and Steering wheel...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-20-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Just checked. Nice and tight. Radio will light...

Just checked. Nice and tight. Radio will light up but will not play (sound). Tape deck light will fade in and out. Weird. Wheel will not go up or down or telescope.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-20-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Trans Fail Safe Mode

Ok. To Start: I have a 1998 740 IL. Taken Care of.

Today all of the sudden went into Fail Safe Mode. On the Dash The A or M light does not even light up.

I noticed over the last several...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-12-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
That is good to know. Thanks, Kevin

That is good to know.

Thanks,

Kevin
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-12-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By Kevin Halbleib
Fuse

I will have to get back to you. Not sure. It was not in the main fuse area. It was off the side next to 2 relays.

Attached is a picture of the fuse which is located in the main fusebox under...
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