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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-21-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,008
Posted By nsschris
Heres one more question. When I go and floor the...

Heres one more question. When I go and floor the car on the highway I get a ulfur smell not a strong one but I believe that's a sign that the cat converters are going out?
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-20-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 205,381
Posted By nsschris
Hello :) I'm new to the forum here. My fiancee...

Hello :) I'm new to the forum here. My fiancee and I have had a 99 740IL for about 6-7 months now her brother owned it before her and he was a little "laid back" on maintenance so now we're trying to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-20-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,341
Posted By nsschris
My 99 740IL idles at around 600RPM after it's...

My 99 740IL idles at around 600RPM after it's warmed up. It's the 4.4 V8 though. Not sure what size engine you've got. hope that helps a little.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-20-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By nsschris
I was trying to fin d the PCV valve on my...

I was trying to fin d the PCV valve on my fiance's 99 740IL and I was told (and read online) they do not have one? I may have gotten the wrong information though
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-19-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,008
Posted By nsschris
Is there any way possible that could be the cause...

Is there any way possible that could be the cause of my recent MPG decrease? I average 18.2-18.6 and it's dropped to 17 and it keeps dropping? Thanks.


Edit: Also if it was related to this...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-18-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,567
Posted By nsschris
I also have this issue. well very similar....

I also have this issue. well very similar. Defrost is hot and everything but the vents only get slightly warm. but ocasionally they will heat up nice and hot.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-18-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,008
Posted By nsschris
Okay, so I found someone who was telling me that...

Okay, so I found someone who was telling me that with both codes it would most likely be the air pump. either the fuse, relay or the pump could be bad. he said to check it with a meter or try to jump...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-18-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,008
Posted By nsschris
Unhappy 99 740iL - Error codes

I took the car to autozone and had them check the OBD and it came up with two codes 90491 and 90492 which the print out they gave me says "secondary air injection system isufficient flow" it's on...
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