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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-19-2016, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By zachiepie
Ah, three bucks on ECS. Thank you!

Ah, three bucks on ECS. Thank you!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-18-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By zachiepie
Broken trunk part

So the other day my trunk wouldn't open. Sprayed the lock cylinder with lube and that didn't help. The cylinder turns and the button depresses, but it doesn't "catch".

So I crawled through the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 08-18-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By zachiepie
So when you start the car, and run the motor, and...

So when you start the car, and run the motor, and turn the fan on, it does not blow, correct? And when the motor is off but the car on, the fan does run?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-14-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By zachiepie
So I fixed everything, but still get the P1457...

So I fixed everything, but still get the P1457 code, or "Heated catalyst heater power switch temp sensor bank 1". Where do I start with that one?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-03-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By zachiepie
I might need a seat belt receiver on the drivers...

I might need a seat belt receiver on the drivers side front
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-03-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By zachiepie
Here's another picture of the little green object...

Here's another picture of the little green object that is rattling around in there. Umm...is it supposed to be in there? :dunno:
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-03-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By zachiepie
Help with my seatbelt reciever?

So lately my front driver seat belt hasn't been clicking, or it will "declick" after a few minutes of driving. Not good. I sprayed some WD40 in it, and that never really worked. Then a few days ago,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-01-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By zachiepie
Try to resync the key: ...

Try to resync the key:
http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?1913849-HowTo-gt-E38-Key-programming

Or, the battery could be dead. Easy fix.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-01-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By zachiepie
I did suspect that the battery was low; although...

I did suspect that the battery was low; although I thought that the windows would go all the way down if you held the unlock key. Great ideas! I'll replace the battery and report.

Q and Mayorchuck...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-30-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By zachiepie
It's a lot easier if you have it wired for TV,...

It's a lot easier if you have it wired for TV, apparently.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-30-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By zachiepie
Weird window question...

So wife and I drove to the store and spent about 30 minutes shopping inside. When we walked back to the car, I saw the windows on the 2001 750 were lowered a few inches. Both fronts and one of the...
Forum: Exterior 04-08-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By zachiepie
I know I'm a year late, but you never said it's...

I know I'm a year late, but you never said it's sold. Still for sale?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-01-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By zachiepie
Is the battery OK?

Is the battery OK?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-29-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By zachiepie
How's the battery? Sometimes these cars act funny...

How's the battery? Sometimes these cars act funny if they don't get the voltage they need.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-29-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By zachiepie
Update: The circuit battery was good, but the...

Update: The circuit battery was good, but the starter/E-Cat battery was dying. That fixed most of the codes, but as I was driving away to give the car a long drive, the alternator/power steering...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-22-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By zachiepie
Help with a handful of codes

Thanks to my tax return, I'm finally putting in some money into my 2001 750. I've replaced some suspension components, done the brakes, and I'm currently trying to fix the CEL. Can some of you guys...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-25-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By zachiepie
Yesterday, I did make sure everything was tight...

Yesterday, I did make sure everything was tight with the weight on the tires. Still don't know what in the world I did. The steering wheel shakes pretty bad when I'm getting off the freeway and I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-20-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By zachiepie
It was lifted by frame, we had the wheels off...

It was lifted by frame, we had the wheels off when we changed the front end stuff. That's why I initially thought we just didn't tighten a lugnut, but they're good.

Just a quick forum search...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-19-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By zachiepie
You're right, this wasn't happening before I...

You're right, this wasn't happening before I changed those parts. I got the parts from WorldPac, and I believe they were made by Uro (they might be a subbrand of lemforder?). All lug nuts are good,...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-19-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By zachiepie
Changed suspension, now a brake shimmy

Edit: WRONG FORUM! Oops. Can this be moved to the E38? :)



So I replaced a front control arm and 2 front sway links over the weekend and now the steering wheel shimmies pretty bad when I press...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-25-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By zachiepie
Today my new wife and I drove our 750 six hours...

Today my new wife and I drove our 750 six hours in a snowstorm to go home for Christmas. It felt so good to come home! Merry Christmas to everyone and I hope it was safe and wonderful.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-24-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By zachiepie
What'd I do to my seat?

Hey guys, I just finished up what I thought was an easy fix by replacing the plastic gear inside the passenger side power seat that made the seat recline. The white gear was indeed in pieces, so I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-19-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By zachiepie
Update: tore it apart again and found that while...

Update: tore it apart again and found that while I had connected the hose to the idle control valve, the valve itself wasn't seated in the rubber grommet of the intake. So I wrestled it back in, put...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-19-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By zachiepie
Car won't start after MAF and ICV hose replacement

So my mass air flow sensor and my idle control valve hose went bad on my 97 328is over the past few months and decided to replace them both this weekend. Took the MAF and air boot out and pulled the...
Forum: Parting Out 01-03-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By zachiepie
Does it have navigation? I'm looking for a new...

Does it have navigation? I'm looking for a new nav drive for my 7.
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