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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-22-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,721
Posted By 01740iLTony
Battery replacement 2001 740 iL

Can someone suggest the most reasonable replacement battery for my 2001 740IL? Mine has a leak in the side and the replacement prices that I have found are running about 600.

Thank you in...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-14-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,597
Posted By 01740iLTony
I had this same issue a few weeks back. I took...

I had this same issue a few weeks back. I took to a local BMW shop and ask them to do a compute scan. The found the the rear coil that is connected to the spark plug was bad. Check out Bavarian...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-21-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By 01740iLTony
Smoke test. vac Leak test

My E-38, 2001 740IL is not runnig well. Can anyone tell me how to make something to perform a smoke test with and how to perform the test? Also I was looking for information on how to change a...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-29-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By 01740iLTony
Thank you

I have everything working again thanks to all your help.. I knew I could count on Bimmerfest to get thess:) issue fixed. Have a Great week.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-29-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By 01740iLTony
Thank you QSilver7, I was able to set the...

Thank you QSilver7,

I was able to set the clock and the time and date. The sunroof is working now.

However I can't get the keyfob button to unlock the doors or to lock them. Center console...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-29-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By 01740iLTony
Battery disconnected, things not working now.

I had the head liner and post recovered in my 2001 E-38. The person for some reason disconnected the battery. Now the key remote will not work, clock etc...are not set. Can anyone help or must I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-28-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By 01740iLTony
Thanks

Thanks you soooo much for your fast reply. This will help a lot. Going to try to complete change out now.

I noticed that you reply to a lot of post and I hope that you will continue to help. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-28-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By 01740iLTony
E-38 front driver seat power cover buttons

A little help please. My driver side power seat cover is broke, I have a new cover and have taken everything apart except for the tilt and back / forward buttons. I can't get the control button...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-28-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By 01740iLTony
Thanks I did not think about checking e-bay..

Thanks I did not think about checking e-bay..
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-18-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,351
Posted By 01740iLTony
I have my 2001, 740iL in the shop now for the...

I have my 2001, 740iL in the shop now for the chain tension arm, pulleys. while broke down only cost 500. more to do valley pan. if just doing valley pan 2000. DON"T drive the car if you hear this...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-18-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By 01740iLTony
E38, 2001, Phone

Can anyone tell me where to get a replacement phone for my 2001, 740iL. It did not have one in the cradle when I bought the car, Iwould like to have one to replace it with (I will not be using it as...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-18-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By 01740iLTony
I have E-38, 740il, 2001, 155,000. BMW car club...

I have E-38, 740il, 2001, 155,000. BMW car club memebers that I have talked with suggested to me Mobile 5W-30 with OEM Filtran. Make sure to buy a BMW filter, it will not break down as fast as...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-30-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By 01740iLTony
Thank you all

Thank you all for the information. I will be taking your advice.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-29-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By 01740iLTony
Service eng soon light

I have had my 2001 740iL sport for a year now and it's great. I have only had a few issues but have been able to work through most of them. One I am having problems with is the service eng light...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-03-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By 01740iLTony
Dash board readout

My bottom display back light is not working. I can see the info if the light is coming in the passanger window. Can anyone tell me if this has a easy repair or if the dash would have to come out.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-14-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,955
Posted By 01740iLTony
01 740iL Windshield top weather strip rotten

Anyone know if the windshield has to come out to replace the top windshield weather strip on my 2001 740iL? I'm being told that it has to come out by the garage and should be replaced with a new...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-14-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By 01740iLTony
Cool Lets spin some wheels

Hello new friends.

I'm a owner of a 2001 740iL and looking for some advice. My windshield top weather strip is weather rotten. Must I have the windshield removed to change the top weather strip...
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