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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-31-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By sealbeach740
You've got mail.....

You've got mail.....
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-31-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By sealbeach740
Maybe someone else with a ski passthru setup can...

Maybe someone else with a ski passthru setup can help you more. I don't have that option.

Does the armrest fold up OK if the passthru door is open?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-31-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By sealbeach740
Are you sure nothing is blocking it from being...

Are you sure nothing is blocking it from being shut? As in, any chance someone (kids!) in the back seat tried to put something back there?
On my non-ski package 7, the leather flap behind the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-29-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By sealbeach740
I've never had to deal with a leaky sunroof...

I've never had to deal with a leaky sunroof (knock on wood), but check out e38.org.
Here's one link from there with some info on a leaky sunroof drain:
http://www.bimmerboard.com/forums/posts/26759...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-21-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By sealbeach740
Bob's da man!! :bigpimp:

Bob's da man!!

:bigpimp:
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-19-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By sealbeach740
I just added a link to my post that might help...

I just added a link to my post that might help you out a bit.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-19-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By sealbeach740
Sounds like your sunroof drains are clogged, or...

Sounds like your sunroof drains are clogged, or they've come disconnected.
I think it's a common problem (but I have had to deal with it - yet).
You can search here & find a lot of info on how to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-12-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By sealbeach740
+1 on GMCPaul's info. One can pretty much...

+1 on GMCPaul's info. One can pretty much search any of the e38 boards & see this is a common problem, especially for the MKIII Nav (being sensitive to changes in voltage).

It's possible...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 699
Posted By sealbeach740
Lots of posts on water leaks, including lots of...

Lots of posts on water leaks, including lots of posts on vapor barriers, and best way to install them.

FWIW, I'm also in SoCal & a couple of nights ago (11pm to midnight) was the hardest rain I've...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,416
Posted By sealbeach740
amw662158 - if you've still got that TEC...

amw662158 - if you've still got that TEC cupholder & wouldn't mind shipping it down the road (still in Calif.), let me know. I know I can put it to good use!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-23-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By sealbeach740
You don't have to believe me. No problem. If...

You don't have to believe me. No problem. If you think it's the radio, sure, try that.
But just to show you (since you obviously didn't bother to search at all) that the EXACT problem you are...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-23-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By sealbeach740
Recomendations? Yes, replace the Nav in the...

Recomendations?

Yes, replace the Nav in the trunk. The 16x9 monitor in front is just a dumb monitor, it's not the problem. It's the Nav in the trunk that's giving you the problems.
Best bet...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-22-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By sealbeach740
I know from past experience & many, many threads,...

I know from past experience & many, many threads, if your radio shuts off after a couple of minutes, but you can hit the on/off button & it will come on again, but again shut off after a couple of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-17-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By sealbeach740
The particular part you are asking about is the...

The particular part you are asking about is the clockspring. Yes, they can go bad, but untouched, it's not a very common problem with our cars. And yes, you have to pull the steering wheel/airbag...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-17-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By sealbeach740
Migils - if you do determine it is your Nav that...

Migils - if you do determine it is your Nav that was causing the problems you mentioned, and decide to upgrade to a DVD MKIV, I've got one for sale that works great.
Let me know if you're...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-16-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By sealbeach740
I have a pair of the all amber/orange corners...

I have a pair of the all amber/orange corners taken off a 1998 750iL (for the pre-facelift headlights).
They are in good condition, no cracks, and the rubber around the edges is still in good shape....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-15-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By sealbeach740
I respectfully disagree with Brandon002. If the...

I respectfully disagree with Brandon002. If the car runs better with the MAF disconnected, then everything I've read indicates your MAF is bad.
Maybe you could swap in a MAF from a buddy & see how...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-12-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By sealbeach740
Sounds like it is the Nav in the trunk. You've...

Sounds like it is the Nav in the trunk.
You've got a 2001 740, right? Does it have the 16x9 screen (vs. a 4x3 screen) up front?
Stock, a MKIII Nav computer came with the 16x9 screen.
The MKIII...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-01-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By sealbeach740
First, the finish is clayed, and then all the...

First, the finish is clayed, and then all the swirls & spider web marks are buffed out.
Even from the factory, the clear coat sometimes has very small amounts of orange peel.

Once the clear coat...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-29-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By sealbeach740
Hmmm. P0011 is a scary code. It points to the...

Hmmm. P0011 is a scary code. It points to the timing being off.
People try new CPSs, but it almost always ends up being the timing chain guides breaking apart.

You can search here or Google...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By sealbeach740
It's part of the BMW X5/Home Interface...

It's part of the BMW X5/Home Interface Technology.

You drive home, it recognizes your driveway, assumes your home & shuts off the engine!

:rofl:
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-28-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By sealbeach740
I would think you need to get your codes read &...

I would think you need to get your codes read & then report back.
That would make it easier for the peeps here to help you.
As a possible thought - the OSV on the back of the intake manifold can...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-27-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By sealbeach740
You can't just go to a key making place & get a...

You can't just go to a key making place & get a key.
You'll have to go to your local BMW dealer & have proof of ownership to order a key.
Each key (master, valet, wallet) has a unique EWS chip...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-27-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By sealbeach740
Search on ignition switch or iggy switch. If...

Search on ignition switch or iggy switch.
If it's not the battery like Q mentioned, I'd think about it being the iggy switch.

When my iggy switch went bad, I would try to start it over & over,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-25-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By sealbeach740
Why thank you! I kinda like it. And,...

Why thank you! I kinda like it.

And, welcome to Bimmerfest. :D
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