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Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-22-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By TerryY
http://www.bimmerboard.com/forums/posts/162491...

http://www.bimmerboard.com/forums/posts/162491 might help
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-21-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By TerryY
Every translated web site has to do with the oil...

Every translated web site has to do with the oil level sensor or dipstick. Is your oil level low?
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-17-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,750
Posted By TerryY
Have you tried connecting a good battery with...

Have you tried connecting a good battery with jumper cables to the posts under the hood?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-21-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By TerryY
If you have a local auto electric shop you might...

If you have a local auto electric shop you might try them first. They may be able to fix yours inexpensively. Otherwise it is all about your pocket book. Auto wrecking yards could be a good choice...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-21-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By TerryY
Either the little connector on the back of the...

Either the little connector on the back of the alternator is loose or it is time to change alternators again.

Just changed alternators on the $500 special '98 740i that I just bought. Not all that...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-21-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By TerryY
F22 and F23 in the fuse box under the hood on the...

F22 and F23 in the fuse box under the hood on the passenger side are the Charging circuit fuses.
F22 is the 12 volt to the alternator and F23 are the 12 volts to the light in the dash.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 09-08-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,086
Posted By TerryY
When mine had the same problem after changing the...

When mine had the same problem after changing the CPS it was the MAF connection wasn't tight.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 07-30-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By TerryY
Dumb question maybe. If the car is warm and you...

Dumb question maybe. If the car is warm and you open the door is the the door edge wagging up and down? If you aren't sure put it in gear with the brakes holding it. Then turn on the ac to load it...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 06-24-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By TerryY
Find a Local hydraulic hose making shop. They...

Find a Local hydraulic hose making shop. They should have any metric fitting that you would need and can make hoses and probably pipe to fit.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 06-21-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By TerryY
A bit of a warning. No part on a BMW is Imperial...

A bit of a warning. No part on a BMW is Imperial (inch) threaded. Everything is Metric and attempting to screw Imperial fittings into metric will only screw up thread$.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-18-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By TerryY
this should help ...

this should help http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_M30
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-18-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By TerryY
The motor you should have is a 3.3 liter. Denoted...

The motor you should have is a 3.3 liter. Denoted by the last 2 numbers of the model --the 33 in 733

A 320 only has a 2.0 liter motor and it wold be inadequate in a 7 series.

A motor from any...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 05-18-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By TerryY
With proof of ownership and the VIN a BMW dealer...

With proof of ownership and the VIN a BMW dealer can provide a correct key for the car in 1 or 2 days. The new key will be an exact fully functional match for the original key that came with the car...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 03-31-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By TerryY
Right hand drive cars and left hand drive have...

Right hand drive cars and left hand drive have the curved mirror on opposite sides. see if you can find an opposite handed mirror glass for that side.
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 02-06-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 811
Posted By TerryY
Wide body 7's were a thing when they were fairly...

Wide body 7's were a thing when they were fairly new. Saw one in Oxford green with a set of HRE wheels that must have had 6" of lip in the rear and 335 tires. It was a 740IL and supercharged for good...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 02-06-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,368
Posted By TerryY
The odds are that with any US 8 series that your...

The odds are that with any US 8 series that your adjusters are broken. If they are not they will break when adjustment is attempted.

Here is a site for replacing broken adjusters that will show...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 12-01-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By TerryY
Do a combustion gas test on the coolant. If it...

Do a combustion gas test on the coolant. If it fails start pricing a headgasket. If it passes start with the water pump.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 11-28-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,079
Posted By TerryY
The chip is a solder in and not replaceable. A...

The chip is a solder in and not replaceable. A BMW dealer may be able to reprogram with Dinan software but that is about it and probably not a lot of gain for the engine but may improve the...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 11-28-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By TerryY
http://www.bimmernut.com/forum/7-series-bmw/21668-...

http://www.bimmernut.com/forum/7-series-bmw/21668-unlocking-your-e32-emergency-battery-flat.html
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 11-03-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By TerryY
Hi It may be that one of the other plastic...

Hi
It may be that one of the other plastic check balls is stuck in its hole rather than the reverse ball.
There is a relatively inexpensive valve body repair/rebuild kit available (ZF is online). ...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 10-31-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By TerryY
Out of curiosity what did you use for...

Out of curiosity what did you use for transmission fluid?

High mileage 5HP30 transmissions have been known to fail after a fluid change.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 10-30-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,494
Posted By TerryY
Ask over at ...

Ask over at http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?55-8-Series-%28E31%29

There are only a few 8 owners here and Many Many over there. Because they all quit working I would bet on...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 10-19-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,248
Posted By TerryY
Limp home mode. Check the two rear most spark...

Limp home mode. Check the two rear most spark plugs and make sure the sensors on those two wires are plugged in. If the plug on the side that stops running is fouled it shuts off the fuel pump to...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 09-25-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,009
Posted By TerryY
Make sure that the glovebox is unlocked. The boot...

Make sure that the glovebox is unlocked. The boot lock is disabled if it is locked.
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 08-30-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,125
Posted By TerryY
Ebay 93/94 740 should work too.

Ebay 93/94 740 should work too.
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