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Old 12-04-2012, 11:08 AM
Todior Todior is offline
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2001 Bmw 740il questions

Hi! This is my first post. Iam looking into purchasing the above car. What should i look for. Any common problems. Thanks
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:29 AM
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Cooling system. Found out if waterpump, T-stat, hoses, fan, radiator have been changed and when. Depends on how many miles are on it there could be a whole bunch of other things to check.

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Old 12-09-2012, 09:23 AM
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I have 162,578 miles on my 740il. This car runs great. Depending on miles and how often it was serviced means a lot. You need a good background history of the car. TAKE IT TO A BMW SHOP IF YOU DON'T KNOW!

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Old 12-14-2012, 07:10 AM
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get ready to write some big checks. but when youre driving a luxury car that handles like a sports car at 85mph, you have tendency to forget about it
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Todior View Post
Any common problems.
Heh heh ... you'll soon find out.

I wonder how many of these E39 common problems are also common to our E38 brethren?

Please read the suggested threads and add value, either by pictures or by descriptions, so the next person stands on your shoulders.
See also: E39 Bestlinks & How to easily find what you need
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