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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-02-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By CrossT
Yes. If I try closing it from all open, it...

Yes. If I try closing it from all open, it stops at 4 inches, and if I keep the hold it will close and stop. If I continue to hold it there is a click 15 sec later.
I wonder if it possible for...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-01-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By CrossT
Thx. When I press it forward, and hold, it opens...

Thx. When I press it forward, and hold, it opens 4 inches :(

Weird (like the rest of the car)

Todd
00 740i
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-01-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By CrossT
I have tried multiple times. Seems there is...

I have tried multiple times. Seems there is likely to be a hardware issue. I think I will need to have it looked at.



Thanks

Todd
00 740i
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-01-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By CrossT
Sunroof Malfunction

The sunroof in my 2000 740i has the following symptoms;

I have tried to re-initialize and it tries to but doesn't fully cycle through the sequence and so doesn't correct the problem. It opens 4...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-17-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,494
Posted By CrossT
Cup Holder Repair

My cup holder pulled apart. Well, I pulled it apart. I suppose it is inevitable for this to happen on these cars. I have looked a various posts on repair but was looking for the quick fix :)
...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-06-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,587
Posted By CrossT
sik740. What are those wheels on your car? I...

sik740. What are those wheels on your car? I think I have the same. Mine are 19's
Todd
2000 740i
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-09-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,587
Posted By CrossT
Mine doesn't appear broken, just missing wherever...

Mine doesn't appear broken, just missing wherever attaches the cable to the mechanism
Thanks
Todd
00 740i
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-07-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,587
Posted By CrossT
I was able to remove the grilles and get to the...

I was able to remove the grilles and get to the latch mechanism to pop it. I didn't fix the cable yet though. It appears to be missing an end piece to attach to the latch mechanism. So, for now I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-08-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By CrossT
Looking forward to checking this out on the road,...

Looking forward to checking this out on the road, that is if i even get my dash pod back from its pixel repair and can drive the car

What's the typical life on these struts with EDC? Just...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-08-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,297
Posted By CrossT
00 740i - 19 inch tire sizes

On my recently purchased 740i, I am wondering whether the tires are of the correct size. The car has staggered 19 inch wheels and the tires currently on the car are 255/40 and the rears are 275/40. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-08-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By CrossT
Will Thanks, that's quite useful. Other...

Will
Thanks, that's quite useful. Other interesting resources there too

Todd
00 740i
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-05-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By CrossT
Cool I don't have a manual for the car. So,...

Cool

I don't have a manual for the car. So, these things and others are a mystery.

Thanks
Todd
00 740i
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-05-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By CrossT
Thanks That being the case, I will wait a few...

Thanks
That being the case, I will wait a few more days to get the pod back.

Todd
00 740i
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-04-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By CrossT
00 740i - Wires in shock towers?

I'm still getting familiar with this car, so pardon the ignorant question, but what would the wires leading into the shock towers be for?

Thanks
Todd
00 740i
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-04-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By CrossT
00 740i - Drive with instrument cluster out?

My instrument cluster is at a shop for pixel repair. Is there a problem driving the car without the cluster, other than the obvious lack of speed, distance info? Would I get a check engine light...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-03-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,787
Posted By CrossT
I can't help (yet), but the steering on my car...

I can't help (yet), but the steering on my car seems a bit stiff too. I just bought the car a few weeks ago, so I am still familiarizing with it. I am simply wondering if it is normal.

Todd
00...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-12-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By CrossT
I looked in the headlamp housing and saw that...

I looked in the headlamp housing and saw that there is a ball attached to a shaft that appears to allow for leveling movement. There is plastic piece that would attach the shaft to the inner frame,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-12-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By CrossT
00 740i - Xenon headlamp loose inside

My 00 740i has a loose pair of lights internal to the driver side assembly. I pulled the back cover and the assembly freely moves up and down. You can see both lights move. The top seems attached,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-11-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,305
Posted By CrossT
Partial success I pulled the grill without...

Partial success

I pulled the grill without breaking it ( yea )

You can pull aside the air guide for the radiator and reach around the back of the latch and spring it.

My cable is ok,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-11-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,587
Posted By CrossT
Tylerdog. I've got the same thing happening with...

Tylerdog. I've got the same thing happening with my 2000. How did you remove the grill?

Thanks
Todd
00 740i
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-10-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,305
Posted By CrossT
Just took delivery today of an '00 740i. It has...

Just took delivery today of an '00 740i. It has an inop cable to the passenger hood latch. I should have taken the hint when I found the part in the trunk. But no, I screwed it in and shut the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-04-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By CrossT
Thanks. I will post a pict or two when it is...

Thanks. I will post a pict or two when it is delivered this week. My car was an Ontario vehicle for its first 20k miles.

Todd
00 e38
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-04-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By CrossT
New E38 Owner

Just bought a 2000 740i. First BMW for me. I've always liked this model and think it is one of the best looking sedans out there. I will be looking toward to advice on DIY matters as they come up....
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