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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-01-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 46,817
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Hi krzekool et al, The transmission of my...

Hi krzekool et al,

The transmission of my 2000 740i (140K miles) had a slip few months ago when outside temp. was 80+F in Houston, TX. I monitoring the transmission temp. of either line connected...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-17-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 46,817
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Arrow 1. Hi abry42000, Below is FYI (See link:...

1. Hi abry42000, Below is FYI (See link: http://www.kneb.net/bmw/E46/Auto%20t...id%20chart.pdf. to confirm the data) :

FILL CAPACITY:
TRANSMISSION MODEL 50HP30 (A5S 560Z)
WITH...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-08-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Hi everybody for the pros and cons on the quality...

Hi everybody for the pros and cons on the quality of the OEM BMW parts vs. Chinese counterparts.
1. Last week, I just replaced the 2 front lower control arms on my 2000 740i b/c of 45-55 MPH...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-18-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,915
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Is OEM BimmerParts a reputable online vendor? I...

Is OEM BimmerParts a reputable online vendor? I found the Control Arms made by Meyle HD, Lemforder, TRW and OEM. Their prices are with 30 USD of each other. When it says OEM, does it mean genuine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,415
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Thanks Fudman for your advice. Is OEM BimmerParts...

Thanks Fudman for your advice. Is OEM BimmerParts a reputable online vendor? I found the Control Arms made by Meyle HD, Lemforder, TRW and OEM. Their prices are with 30 USD of each other. When it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,915
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Question quality traction struts at reasonable cost

Hi everybody, It is definitely my 2000 740i shimmy at 45 MPH when breaking is from the damaged bushings in the traction struts (lower control arms - curved shape). Carefully, I inspected my steering...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,415
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Question quality traction struts at reasonable cost

Hi everybody, It is definitely my 2000 740i shimmy at 45 MPH when breaking is from the damaged bushings in the traction struts (lower control arms - curved shape). Carefully, I inspected my steering...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-07-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,915
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
I read all above circumstances of shimmy effects...

I read all above circumstances of shimmy effects but mine only happens when I apply breaks at 45 MPH or greater. To dampen the shimmy effects, I apply a light break before a hard break. I had done:...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-24-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 902
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
:bawling:Today 24 Dec 2012, I disconnect both...

:bawling:Today 24 Dec 2012, I disconnect both positive and negative terminals and check the 2 fuses (27 & 47). They are not blown. I check them with an ohmmeter. After terminals are connected, the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-19-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 46,817
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Smile ESSO vs. Valvoline vs. Mobil One tranny fluids

:)BMW2QNJ2LE - 1) I am new. My bimmer is 2001 740i with 93000 mi. The manual indicates that the tranny fluid is life time. What is the definition of lifetime? 80K, 150K or 200K or 300K. Nothing is...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-19-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Few days ago, my 2001 740i had the "TRANS....

Few days ago, my 2001 740i had the "TRANS. FAILSAFE PROG." display. My bimmer lost acceleration on the 1st gear. It accelerated slowly... I thought of low trans. fluid. In the Bimmerfest, some one...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-08-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 902
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Arrow 2001 740i. LOST Multifunction display

2001 740i. New with the E38/740i car.
I lose my NAV/Radio/Multifunction display after disconnecting my battery for replacing the oil cover gasket.
When I reconnected the battery back, my display...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-08-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,077
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Arrow 2001 740i. Lost Multifunction display

2001 740i. New with the E38/740i car.
I lose my NAV/Radio/Multifunction display after disconnecting my battery for replacing the oil cover gasket.
When I reconnected the battery back, my display...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-08-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
It is E38 engine: 2000 740i. 1. Fuse is Good...

It is E38 engine: 2000 740i.

1. Fuse is Good - Today, Dec 8, 2012, I check the fuse that is still good with 12.15 volts on the voltmeter.
2. Would you please point me to where is about the relay...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-04-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
setconstr & joyism5, Thanks for the link and...

setconstr & joyism5,

Thanks for the link and your advice. That confirm my thoughts of where about the fuse of the secondary air pump.

BMW2QNJ2LE
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-04-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 31,822
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Hi roadfrog & other fellows, I have a 2000...

Hi roadfrog & other fellows,

I have a 2000 BMW 740i. I shorted the circuit and blew out the fuse(s) of the secondary air pump when I replaced the oil cover gaskets (the positive terminal touched...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-04-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Unhappy FUSES of Seconary Air Pump. P0491-P0492

Hi,

I have a 2000 BMW 740i. I shorted the circuit and blew out the fuse(s) of the secondary air pump when I replaced the oil cover gaskets (the positive terminal touched the body ground). Now, the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 09-21-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,486
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
I have the very same problem of loosing my BMW...

I have the very same problem of loosing my BMW 740i settings when I have to disconnect the Negative terminal of my BMW in order to safely replace the oil cover gasket.
My BMW manual helps me to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-25-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,640
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
You may try a 2nd key (if available). It could be...

You may try a 2nd key (if available). It could be the internal battery is no longer holding the charge. It happened to me few months ago. My key could not turn to start the car. I have to make few...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-25-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
2001 740i - PS fluid connects with trans. fluid?

2001 740i -

1. Is it true that the power steering fluid and transmission fluid are connected together in the same black reservoir on the driver side? I trace the hoses: 1 go to the power steering...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-21-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,264
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Thanks QSilver7 for your advice. My BMW is 2001...

Thanks QSilver7 for your advice. My BMW is 2001 740i built in 9/2000.
I disconnect the battery terminals to change the gasket of the oil covers but I forget to disarm my lock code. After I complete...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-17-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,264
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
xx 740i - Reset the multi function display.

My BMW is 2001 740i manuf date 9/200.

After disconnecting the battery to change the oil cover gasket, the monitor above the AC is locked. Please help. Any lead is appreciated.:cry:
Forum: General BMW 01-17-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,191
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
to EconoBox. I went thru steps posted on the web...

to EconoBox. I went thru steps posted on the web and the remote is reprogrammed. It can open and lock doors and trunk. Now, I need to have a key with a chip to start the car in the ignition. I will...
Forum: General BMW 01-17-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,191
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Thank you very much for your answer. Now, I...

Thank you very much for your answer. Now, I understand how the BMW smart key fob works. Sometime the key does not turn the lock to position 1, 2. Is it the worn key or the ignition cylinder is...
Forum: General BMW 01-17-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,191
Posted By bmw2qnj2le
Is the BMW dealer the best way to get keys for my...

Is the BMW dealer the best way to get keys for my BMW? or Locksmith can provide key fob and valet key for my BMW? thanks in advance.:)
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