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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-30-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By umewes
I had something like this happen when my MK3...

I had something like this happen when my MK3 navigation drive went bad. Keep it disconnected, do your reset routine and see what happens.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-30-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 478
Posted By umewes
Are you still looking to replace your...

Are you still looking to replace your transmission? Call Jeff at 484 624 7560 for details on used transmission if interested. He is in Pottstown area. I go regularly to Baltimore. We could meet so...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-19-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By umewes
try Jeff at 484 624 7560

try Jeff at 484 624 7560
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-16-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By umewes
I had the clunk in the front left area. Replacing...

I had the clunk in the front left area. Replacing the shocks after 80K miles took care of it.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-07-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By umewes
Thanks for the feed back. I just thought, because...

Thanks for the feed back. I just thought, because this is a rather common problem, some one may have nailed it. I see water on the unit when driving on wet roads. So water get's thrown up by the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-06-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By umewes
navigation cd/dvd drive getting wet

Has any body figured a way to keep the unit dry?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-04-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By umewes
navigation cd/dvd drive getting wet

Hi all,
any ideas on how to tackle this? Is the water coming from the top (trunk lid seal) or is it been thrown up while driving on wet roads? I'm thinking the later but would appreciate some input....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-14-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,684
Posted By umewes
Great post! Keep going. Thanks!

Great post! Keep going. Thanks!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-07-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By umewes
Make sure you get a quality replacement. Cheap...

Make sure you get a quality replacement. Cheap copies are trouble. I had fit issues and it failed a year later leaking again.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-03-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By umewes
I had a Curt Class 1 hitch installed to pull my...

I had a Curt Class 1 hitch installed to pull my Laser. Check my Garage for pics.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-29-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By umewes
If your battery is 5 years old - replace it....

If your battery is 5 years old - replace it. Don't even think twice.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-26-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,423
Posted By umewes
2001 740i 223K

2001 740i 223K
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-23-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By umewes
Change transmission fluid and filter every 30K or...

Change transmission fluid and filter every 30K or so if you can.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-18-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By umewes
Or get a new battery. I found they had the best...

Or get a new battery. I found they had the best pricing.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-28-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,464
Posted By umewes
Look at it this way: you have plenty of stuff in...

Look at it this way: you have plenty of stuff in your car which needs power. If the battery was not connected for month, it will loose power/capacity! Any thing sensitive to proper voltage will not...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-19-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 880
Posted By umewes
My MK4 navigation DVD player turned out to be...

My MK4 navigation DVD player turned out to be responsible for draining the battery. It would suddenly not shut off.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-18-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By umewes
Two years ago my transmission went bad at 190K...

Two years ago my transmission went bad at 190K miles. I got a used tranny from a yard with ~75K on it for 850,- and paid an other 600,- for parts & labor to have it installed. That included new rear...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-15-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By umewes
Great pictures. Thanks.

Great pictures. Thanks.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-02-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By umewes
Look aggressive. Thanks for sharing.

Look aggressive. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-01-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By umewes
P0206 would be "Injector Circuit/Open Cylinder...

P0206 would be "Injector Circuit/Open Cylinder 6".
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-01-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By umewes
Check your navigation too. My MK4 suddenly...

Check your navigation too. My MK4 suddenly started failing. Besides read errors it would just stay on all the time. Three days was enough to deplete the battery.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-30-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 17,923
Posted By umewes
You need to remove the lower dash's.

You need to remove the lower dash's.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-13-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By umewes
Check with Al's Auto Parts, Feasterville Trevose,...

Check with Al's Auto Parts, Feasterville Trevose, PA 215 322 2199. I bought a used transmission 2 years ago: 75K with 3 month/ 3K warranty for 800,- bucks. They are bench tested. Very satisfied! I'm...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-08-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 873
Posted By umewes
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-07-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 873
Posted By umewes
Is the sliding shade for sun roof available?...

Is the sliding shade for sun roof available? Headliner is separating on mine. It should fit a 2001 right? Please advise. Thanks
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