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Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 03-16-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,129
Posted By southpol
01 740iL - Banging noise

Banging noise coming from the front end accompanied with quite a shimmy in the steering wheel. Gets worse the higher the speed. Suspension issue? control arm maybe? any suggestions or advice?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-16-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,188
Posted By southpol
easy fix

I had the same problem. I purchased the tank from the dealer for about 80 bucks. Only takes about ten fifteen minutes to replace. Be careful with the sensor attached to the bottom of the tank. It can...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-21-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By southpol
Have your battery checked. I had the same...

Have your battery checked. I had the same problem caused by low battery voltage.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 02-19-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,572
Posted By southpol
01 740iL - "Engine Failsafe"

Why am I recieving "ENGINE FAILSAFE PROGRAM" on the message screen almost every time I drive the car (2001 740iL)?
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 03-04-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,997
Posted By southpol
Go to ebay and you are guaranteed to find what...

Go to ebay and you are guaranteed to find what you need. The problem is your trunk mounted nav computer is shot. The nav, stereo, phone, and c.d. player all run on the same bios line so if one...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-18-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By southpol
Angry Window problem

2001 740il drivers door window will not go up or down. motor runs when button is pushed but no window movement. please anyone?
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-13-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 712
Posted By southpol
If you press and hold the up and down arrow...

If you press and hold the up and down arrow buttons it will auto scan but to switch through your preset stations just tap the button and it will do fine. The r/t button will switch back and forth...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 01-13-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By southpol
D2S HID capsule 85 watts. very simple diy job...

D2S HID capsule 85 watts. very simple diy job takes bout 10 minutes
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 12-17-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 933
Posted By southpol
How hard to change brake pads?

2001 740iL. wondering the difficulty level of changing brake pads? Special tools? anything different than other vehicles?
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 10-04-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By southpol
Nav upgrade

I changed my mk2 nav computer with a mk3 and now there is no navigation? anyone have any ideas of what to do to solve this?
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 10-01-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By southpol
part exchange?

got a mk3 nav compter off ebay for bout 400 thanx! now how do i go about removing the old mk2 and installing the new mk3?
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 09-23-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By southpol
Bavarien auto recyclers located in Sacramento, CA...

Bavarien auto recyclers located in Sacramento, CA quoted me 850 dollars for a navigation computer. I just want to b sure that I am ordering the correct part and it is the navigation disc drive that...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 09-21-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By southpol
Did u have 2 replace the actual disk drive? I am...

Did u have 2 replace the actual disk drive? I am xperiencing same problem.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 09-20-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By southpol
tirerack.com. I just purchased a set of 20 inch...

tirerack.com. I just purchased a set of 20 inch rims n tires mounted balanced and shipped for $1500.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 09-20-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By southpol
NAV assistance?

I own a 2001 740iL. the in dash nav screen is blank wit rolling lines similar 2 a t.v. not getting reception. the stero and c.d. player goes mute every 2 minutes or so. Dealership said more than...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-20-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By southpol
assistance

I own a 2001 740iL. the in dash nav screen is blank wit rolling lines similar 2 a t.v. not getting reception. the stero and c.d. player goes mute every 2 minutes or so. Dealership said more than...
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