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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-24-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By JasonSC540ia
I believe there's just 2. One in the radiator...

I believe there's just 2. One in the radiator and one in the t-stat housing. The one in the T-stat housing is the one that goes to your gauge.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-24-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By JasonSC540ia
I had this same problem before. Long story...

I had this same problem before. Long story short, I had the water pump off to change a seal. I didn't disconnect the battery during this maintenance. When I hooked all the sensors back up and went...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-23-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Tranny fluid change isn't cheap. I ask the...

Tranny fluid change isn't cheap. I ask the dealer how much for $ hits and giggle. They said $350.....to my surprise. I might actually have them do it for that price.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-23-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Here's something you might want to check out as...

Here's something you might want to check out as well.

Tranny dipstick $150
http://www.meurosport.com/5HP24_Dip_Stick.php
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-23-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By JasonSC540ia
I'm just inserting this link in case someone else...

I'm just inserting this link in case someone else searches this tread. This is what I plan on doing if I get complete failure. Hope everything works out for you.


Rebuilt ZF5HP24 TRANSMISSION's...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-23-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By JasonSC540ia
I'm not calling it fixed just yet. Ill know more...

I'm not calling it fixed just yet. Ill know more when I drive to El Paso on Friday.

Got everything back together and she fired right up after the fuel pressure built up. No mis-fires at all, and...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-22-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Was hoping to get the rear cover today but no...

Was hoping to get the rear cover today but no dice:mad:. I just cleaned things up today and replaced the the bigger hoses that I didn't replace last year. Now all hoses are new. They sure did need...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-19-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Thanks for the reply JHains. I have thought...

Thanks for the reply JHains.

I have thought about those but figured I would get a code for cam sensor. I wanted to get opinions before throwing more money at it. Was your car acting the same...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-19-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Forgot to mention; when car is cold misfire is...

Forgot to mention; when car is cold misfire is worse and car shakes. After warmed up it idles fine with slit hesitation and if I stomp the gas it will mis-fire and through a code.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-19-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Misfire and hesitation

99 740i with 114,000m

Car has run great with no issues since I owned it from 74,000m. One month ago I retired and sat around for 2 weeks(car sitting for 2 weeks). I decided to drive to...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-18-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Before it took about 20-30mins to get solid heat...

Before it took about 20-30mins to get solid heat in the car. Now...5-10 at the most. The valves and aux pump are one assembly on the left side of the firewall (left if your sitting in the drivers...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-18-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Can you give more details to help us troubleshoot?

Can you give more details to help us troubleshoot?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-18-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Becarful with just swapping the diaphragm. Iv...

Becarful with just swapping the diaphragm. Iv heard of "people":eeps: pinching the new one when they install it:eeps:, then it makes it useless.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-18-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By JasonSC540ia
If there pointing down you might have broken...

If there pointing down you might have broken adjusters. A common issue on E38's and E39's. Most people just get the aluminum adjusters from EAC or ebay.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-17-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By JasonSC540ia
CCV is a good place to start. Dont get the $40...

CCV is a good place to start. Dont get the $40 "OEM" replacement. Spend the 60 or so dollars and get the BMW one. Im speaking from experience.

If you only changed 6qts, that might be a problem...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-16-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Heres a post I made about replacing my stock...

Heres a post I made about replacing my stock headlights with Ebay projectors back in Oct. They are still running strong and look great.:thumbup:
...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-16-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Try degreasing that area really good. Then check...

Try degreasing that area really good. Then check it daily. You should be able to pinpoint it better. Thats what I do to locate leaks I cant find. In a day or 2 you should be able to see where its...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-16-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By JasonSC540ia
OMG!:yikes: The heat is amazing. Today is the...

OMG!:yikes: The heat is amazing. Today is the first day Iv driven since I cleaned all the crap out of the valves. It use to take about 20-30 mins for the interiour to warm up. Today, about 5...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-15-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Your shutter could be the drive shaft center...

Your shutter could be the drive shaft center bearing going bad.:dunno: Could be a number of things. With that many miles you need to do a good check on all the bushings and ball joints. They tend...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-15-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Link for rebuild kit. ...

Link for rebuild kit.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-Heater-Control-Valve-Repair-Kit-P-N-64118374994-64118368452-64116906652-/181274090834?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2a34c71d52
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-15-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Here's the link for the rebuild kit. ...

Here's the link for the rebuild kit.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-15-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Opps. Sorry, was trying to change "rebulit" to...

Opps. Sorry, was trying to change "rebulit" to "rebuild" and posted it twice.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-15-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By JasonSC540ia
E38 740i no driver side heat, heater valve rebuild

So earlier this week I posted that I was getting no heat to the driver side (thanks for the replies....oh wait, there was'nt any:thumbdwn:). Since I was getting some heat on the passenger side I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-15-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By JasonSC540ia
E38 740i no driver side heat, heater valve rebuilt

So earlier this week I posted that I was getting no heat to the driver side (thanks for the replies....oh wait, there was'nt any:thumbdwn:). Since I was getting some heat on the passenger side I...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 12-15-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By JasonSC540ia
Thanks. I think I will do that so that when...

Thanks. I think I will do that so that when people search for problems it will come up.:thumbup:
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