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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-25-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 18,560
Posted By rsims5series
SHoes and Shimmy

Well after I was told by Firestone I needed lots of work, and reading on the Shimmy,I went to a friend who owns a Tire Corral , I got 4 new tires today and when they looked at the rims the front...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-22-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By rsims5series
Front suspension

OK, So I had the car jacked up to check the traction struts and control arms, have the shimmy.***** worse I ever seen, the driver side is so easy to move with one hand, the driver side was hardly...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-08-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 18,560
Posted By rsims5series
today

Got in the trunk pulled out the Cd changer, every wire and under that the radio and the fuse was busted, So replaced that and now have my Radio and tape deck, Cd changer stopped working,,LOL always...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-24-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 18,560
Posted By rsims5series
WELL lets see.

Rewired the AMP so I have RAdio/DSP power up front to the #4 pin, radio on when starting car..
I have CD sound but when I go for the radio or tape nothing, and the screen flashes back and forth...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-24-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By rsims5series
update and still have issues.

I have CD now playing after I wired the Pin 4 for the radio to the relay when Ign is on. So I have CD when I go for the radio the screen flashed back and forth from obc and radio,crazy... no sound, ...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-24-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By rsims5series
98 radio w Nav ?got power still nothing

Morning, I found the wiring for the AMP, I had no power to the radio so I jumped Pin 4 of the AMP and I have power and DSP shows now on my screen up front,but no Audio from ANYTHING? I hear the fan...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-23-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By rsims5series
98 740il radio with small mk11 Nav ?

HI ALL,

HAve a 98 740il the nav is working but radio is not, there is power everywhere and all fuses, relays are good??

Cassete takes and ejects, no sound from NAV and no lights on Radio at...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-23-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By rsims5series
Radio and NAv

OK I have a 98 with the Smaller Nav, the Nav works but the radio does not???? Tried the AMP and neither made a difference, I have power to the front and trunk wires?
Could it be that the radio is...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-09-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By rsims5series
Painted parts

here are a few pics.. still trying to figure out why I dont have power to the radio but Nav works??
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-02-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 18,560
Posted By rsims5series
Pics

I will send some Pics tomorrow, its 10 30pm now...loll just got in..

rs
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-02-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 18,560
Posted By rsims5series
WHat I did

Replaced passenger side turn signal socket, replaced front grills, Center caps,small Side molding,hood latch, passenger sunvisor, took radio and nav out to test radio power and still no radio and...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-02-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By rsims5series
Radio NO power

Hi All,, Just got ANOTHER 740 THIS TIME A IL,,, 98..

Had a few issues but got them worked out EXCEPT the Radio,,,I have the Nav and the Nav actually works. The radio has no power to it? but I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-30-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By rsims5series
740I Plasti Dip

Did myRims Today with Plasti Dip. Seen it on Youtube...Lowes has it 6.00 can.
Doing the Grills and Numbers on Trunk.

rob
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-05-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,189
Posted By rsims5series
RAdio Back

OK, I took the C pillars off played with the Antenna amps, Pulled the Tape deck and radio. I had already put a NEW AMP and had CD, SOOO Still nothing last night..
TODAY I leave work and noticed...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-03-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,189
Posted By rsims5series
New Amp,Still no reception

I replaced my AMP on a 95 740i CD works great , sound is Great, still no reception from the radio and Tape, the tape worked for a minute with a MP3 tape and Ipod but nothing since, I have low Lights...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-01-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,091
Posted By rsims5series
stomp test

Worked,,,Thank You,

I just purchased a week ago had smoke, changed the OSV and its running Great but the plugs had fouled , now all good....


Great Forum ALWAYS....

BTW I just changed...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-26-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By rsims5series
Motor Question

HI guys, Just bought a 95 740I with a 96 Engine, What was the difference? Heard the 95 had lots of trouble and when ordering anything I should say 96 engine? what engine codes should I see??? to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-24-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,367
Posted By rsims5series
95 740 osv

HI All, Just purchased a 95 740I with a 96 motor, The OSV is a simple job, You can take the cover off with a screw driver ,and replace the guts only, seen it on youtube and did it 10 minutes ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-16-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By rsims5series
95 530I front vibration

Hi all, I have a 95 530I,
the Front driver side has a vibration and humming noise,I had the Bearings,Hub assembly,Tires ,balancing you name it checked and its not any of the them?
It feels like it...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-07-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By rsims5series
AC and Issues

Hi All, had a great end of summer, I lost the only key to my 530I and I just ordered a New key and should have this week.
As I was waiting I located a AC compressor pretty cheap $50 local too.
I...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-30-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,728
Posted By rsims5series
Ac

OK, So I have everything checked for the AC, new resistor, all power,Good Pressure but the Clutch doesnt engage, is there anything else I should check,BESIDES fuses, Relays,Freon,I have power going...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-29-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,728
Posted By rsims5series
Angry Ac

I know Im asking for help, but if u read the posts I have Power,I have Pressure I have Freon,Im getting the same suggestions from different people I know about Freon,Power and Pressure..I did the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-29-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,728
Posted By rsims5series
Ac

The belt is on and the compressor seems to run but the clutch doesnt. I get the rpm's moving when the AC button is pressed, and all the lights on, all relays and all power is good.
The clutch...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-29-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,728
Posted By rsims5series
Ac

Is it possible the clutch is STUCK?? could I do somethg to check? it doesnt move at all,I was thinking of trying to Pry it loose?if possible...

rs
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 07-27-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,728
Posted By rsims5series
Ac

New module does the same as the old one,, So if its the clutch what can I do??? could it be Stuck???? how would I know..

rs
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