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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-03-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 983
Posted By isitonu33
00 740i - ashtray problem

I have a 2001 bmw 740i sport and my front ashtray is stuck. The little shiny metal piece comes off but i can not remove the ashtray to empty it. I tried prying it and I cannot get the stupid thing...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-02-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 496
Posted By isitonu33
Can someone please help me?

I had to replace the engine on my 2001 740i and it's almost done but I'm having trouble with the voltage regulator which is a plastic piece under the car. We've had to buy 2 of them now and the damn...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,028
Posted By isitonu33
No it doesnt overheat, it just shakes really bad...

No it doesnt overheat, it just shakes really bad when i start it and when i was driving that night. the rpms are high 950+ and i have no idea what it could be. I'm sorry i searched this in the box...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,028
Posted By isitonu33
Hi, did you resolve this problem? A couple weeks...

Hi, did you resolve this problem? A couple weeks ago while I was driving at night my car started shaking violently and the CE light came on. I changed spark plugs and there was a bit of oil on them...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-12-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By isitonu33
01 740i - No compression in cylinders 1 & 2

Did a compression test and there is no compression at all. Is there anyway to fix this without having to buy a new engine? What is the cheapest way and how much wold it cost? The engine has almost...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-11-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,870
Posted By isitonu33
I unplugged the MAF and it did drop the rpms to a...

I unplugged the MAF and it did drop the rpms to a little over 550 but the severe shaking of the engine and the whole car did not lessen at all. The sound of the engine did not imporove either. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-09-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,870
Posted By isitonu33
So I looked for smoke when i came home from...

So I looked for smoke when i came home from school today and there was none that i noticed, the car does sputter alot though

The spark Plugs had a bit of oil on some of them but it wasnt alot.
I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-09-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,870
Posted By isitonu33
Ok, I will try these when I get home. Im at...

Ok, I will try these when I get home. Im at school now. I did some searching on the Internet and would this problem have anything to do with Oil seperation valve? I searched on the forum and someone...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By isitonu33
Did you ever find a solution to your problem?

Did you ever find a solution to your problem?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-08-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,870
Posted By isitonu33
01 740i sport- engine problem

So the other day i noticed that my car was shaking really bad when I was stopped at a red light light. like a vibration throughout my whole car. Then things just got worst from there, that night my...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-04-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,422
Posted By isitonu33
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XywYpdz-YQ ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XywYpdz-YQ

There is the video, sorry its been like 2 weeks. been really busy. So what do you guys think? vanos? if not that any possible fixes?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-18-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,422
Posted By isitonu33
Question 01 740i - Vanos or Lifter chatter?

I have a 2001 740i and I have the ticking sound that usually occurs in these engines.

The ticking isn't as noisy when I first start the car in the morning, but when it warms up it is pretty loud....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-11-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,312
Posted By isitonu33
Same thing happened to my rear passenger, made a...

Same thing happened to my rear passenger, made a weird sound going up and now its stuck.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-10-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,895
Posted By isitonu33
Question 01 740i - Passenger side rear window problem

I think this is a common problem but I wanted to post anyway to get feedback on my situation. So i was driving today just going to wal-mart and I got there and was rolling up all my windows, I got to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-26-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By isitonu33
No, it's been doing it since i bought the car....

No, it's been doing it since i bought the car. They had it sitting for a while so I figured maybe after driving it for a while it would go away but it has not. as for what kind of pads, I have no...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-25-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By isitonu33
Just went out and braked really hard a couple of...

Just went out and braked really hard a couple of times, it thought it worked but the sound came back and was actually louder. Would bad control arms or anything in the front suspension cause the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-25-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By isitonu33
Question 01 740i - Brakes hiss and sqeak

My brakes hiss whenever I stop and will keep doing until i am at low speeds. They also screech really loud after about 5 minutes of driving. It's really annoying and I don't know how to fix it. The...
Forum: Parting Out 08-25-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,207
Posted By isitonu33
how much would you want for the front grills?...

how much would you want for the front grills? mine are busted up and the website i was looking at wants like 80$ for one of them and its just a plastic piece. let me know, also amybe the back badge...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-24-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,701
Posted By isitonu33
Thanks guys, it was the pressure hose and when i...

Thanks guys, it was the pressure hose and when i turned the wheel from left to right it just poured out of that hose. But i got the part and replaced it and everything is good now. Just wish i could...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-21-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,094
Posted By isitonu33
I also have this same problem for my 01 740i. I...

I also have this same problem for my 01 740i. I have not figured out a fix yet.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-21-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,701
Posted By isitonu33
01 740i - Power steering problem/leak

So, I just recently bought a 01 740i and the last couple days it has been leaking PS fluid. It started out as not too much and then got bigger and bigger. So tonight I drove it to my friends house...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-04-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,666
Posted By isitonu33
I don't think the ticking noise was as bad as the...

I don't think the ticking noise was as bad as the one in the vid, but you could hear it inside the car.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-01-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By isitonu33
Thanks for the feedback, but I too thought it was...

Thanks for the feedback, but I too thought it was too much so I asked him to drop it and he refused so end of this post I guess.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-01-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,666
Posted By isitonu33
740i sport makes a ticking noise

Today, I looked at a 2001 740I sport. It was in unbeleivable condition inside and out. Now they said they haven't driven it in a while so it was kinda just sitting there for a while. So after we...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-26-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By isitonu33
Question Might be buying an 01 740iL. A few questions.

So Today i got the oppurtunity to look at a 7 series BMW for sale. There were a few things that were easy fixes but I had a few questions on a couple of other things



1st: We noticed that it...
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