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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-04-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By umewes
navigation cd/dvd drive getting wet

Hi all,
any ideas on how to tackle this? Is the water coming from the top (trunk lid seal) or is it been thrown up while driving on wet roads? I'm thinking the later but would appreciate some input....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-14-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By umewes
Great post! Keep going. Thanks!

Great post! Keep going. Thanks!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-07-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By umewes
Make sure you get a quality replacement. Cheap...

Make sure you get a quality replacement. Cheap copies are trouble. I had fit issues and it failed a year later leaking again.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-03-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By umewes
I had a Curt Class 1 hitch installed to pull my...

I had a Curt Class 1 hitch installed to pull my Laser. Check my Garage for pics.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-29-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By umewes
If your battery is 5 years old - replace it....

If your battery is 5 years old - replace it. Don't even think twice.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-26-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 867
Posted By umewes
2001 740i 223K

2001 740i 223K
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-23-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By umewes
Change transmission fluid and filter every 30K or...

Change transmission fluid and filter every 30K or so if you can.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-18-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By umewes
Or get a new battery. I found they had the best...

Or get a new battery. I found they had the best pricing.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-28-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 6,973
Posted By umewes
Look at it this way: you have plenty of stuff in...

Look at it this way: you have plenty of stuff in your car which needs power. If the battery was not connected for month, it will loose power/capacity! Any thing sensitive to proper voltage will not...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-19-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 800
Posted By umewes
My MK4 navigation DVD player turned out to be...

My MK4 navigation DVD player turned out to be responsible for draining the battery. It would suddenly not shut off.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-18-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By umewes
Two years ago my transmission went bad at 190K...

Two years ago my transmission went bad at 190K miles. I got a used tranny from a yard with ~75K on it for 850,- and paid an other 600,- for parts & labor to have it installed. That included new rear...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-15-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By umewes
Great pictures. Thanks.

Great pictures. Thanks.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-02-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By umewes
Look aggressive. Thanks for sharing.

Look aggressive. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-01-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By umewes
P0206 would be "Injector Circuit/Open Cylinder...

P0206 would be "Injector Circuit/Open Cylinder 6".
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-01-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By umewes
Check your navigation too. My MK4 suddenly...

Check your navigation too. My MK4 suddenly started failing. Besides read errors it would just stay on all the time. Three days was enough to deplete the battery.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-30-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 8,136
Posted By umewes
You need to remove the lower dash's.

You need to remove the lower dash's.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-13-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By umewes
Check with Al's Auto Parts, Feasterville Trevose,...

Check with Al's Auto Parts, Feasterville Trevose, PA 215 322 2199. I bought a used transmission 2 years ago: 75K with 3 month/ 3K warranty for 800,- bucks. They are bench tested. Very satisfied! I'm...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-08-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By umewes
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-07-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By umewes
Is the sliding shade for sun roof available?...

Is the sliding shade for sun roof available? Headliner is separating on mine. It should fit a 2001 right? Please advise. Thanks
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-01-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By umewes
Leaks, well is it oil, or hydraulic fluid (power...

Leaks, well is it oil, or hydraulic fluid (power steering) or coolant? I had drips on the drive way. Replaced tubing to power steering reservoir and replaced valve cover gaskets. No more drips on...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-16-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By umewes
Is it passenger side or diver side? Took me 15...

Is it passenger side or diver side? Took me 15 minutes to replace the passenger side CPS.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-20-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By umewes
I had what I called a hesitation at times around...

I had what I called a hesitation at times around 2000 rpm. In the beginning it would only show in over drive. I got an other year driving out of it but ended up replacing the transmission with a used...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-02-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By umewes
I would be interested in a MK4?

I would be interested in a MK4?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-01-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By umewes
Yeah, experienced the same. From what I learned -...

Yeah, experienced the same. From what I learned - you need the Navcoder to recheck the "Display ETA" option.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-31-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By umewes
Well the MK3 died due to water damage. I don't...

Well the MK3 died due to water damage. I don't have the option going back. I used the service functions to confirm that all sensor inputs work like forward/backward, wheel sensor and GPS on MK4. The...
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