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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-31-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By TheeDragon
Thanks guys. Last time I shopped for a,good 98....

Thanks guys. Last time I shopped for a,good 98. Prices were much higher. Maybe I'll get another one. After I sell this for 15oo +\-
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-31-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By TheeDragon
Thanks. For feedback. I started at 4000. He...

Thanks. For feedback. I started at 4000. He answered 400. Which is going rate here for junk cars. I smiled and told him. 3000
Plus 3000 to repair all. Which makes 6000 for nice car. He then...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 07-31-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By TheeDragon
How much can I sell for ???

1998 PERFECT body
Inside 8/10
driver seat needs to have the return to up position cable reset
passenger side Back window regulator dead
HEADS need to be fixed (overheated MANY times / used tons...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 07-31-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 921
Posted By TheeDragon
Question How much can I sell for ???

sorry - wrong board


1998 PERFECT body
Inside 8/10
driver seat needs to have the return to up position cable reset
passenger side Back window regulator dead
HEADS need to be fixed...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-03-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,986
Posted By TheeDragon
check the engine when cold then start engine ...

check the engine when cold
then start engine
with heater temps on highest setting
this sucks coolant into heater core
(ie lowers volume in expansion tank)
then added more coolant - then problem...
Forum: 7 Series & 8 Series 04-04-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,920
Posted By TheeDragon
well - that does make sense ! question - when I...

well - that does make sense !
question - when I am filling it up - as it gets hot the 1st time - does the volume (level in tank)
rise REAAAAAAAAAAl fast ?????
if yes - then how do I keep filling...
Forum: 7 Series & 8 Series 04-04-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,920
Posted By TheeDragon
90 miles from home - coolant problem

history:
having trouble with low coolant warning
every time I checked when it was cold - tank full
read all the posts here - and learned about bleeding, etc
put heat to 90 - ran engine - tank...
Forum: 7 Series & 8 Series 04-03-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 10,765
Posted By TheeDragon
New type of hood release problem

searched and read dozens of posts about cable breaking
maybe I got lucky that the handle broke before the cable did?
so, now there is just a nub -
which, after reading some posts here, I think I...
Forum: 7 Series & 8 Series 04-03-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,219
Posted By TheeDragon
this is the model scanner they used Actron...

this is the model scanner they used
Actron CP9175

http://www.amazon.com/Actron-CP9175-AutoScanner-Diagnostic-Vehicles/dp/B000FJS8O6/ref=pd_sbs_auto_2

any reason why this did not work?
thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,890
Posted By TheeDragon
check MAF sensor that was my problem

check MAF sensor
that was my problem
Forum: 7 Series & 8 Series 04-03-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,219
Posted By TheeDragon
Very very rough idle - then 40 mph limit

each of the past 15 starts, with the engine idle getting very noticeable rougher each time (then would smooth out in 1-2 mins)
then last night - with barely making it to 40mph
so . . . after...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-03-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,986
Posted By TheeDragon
getting close trick was heater and engine on -...

getting close
trick was heater and engine on - that emptied the coolant overflow tank
then ran out of coolant (only had 1/2 gal on hand)
back from store - waiting for engine to cool
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 04-03-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,986
Posted By TheeDragon
Hmmm . . . low coolant warning

yet every time I check it , it is fine
was wondering (after reading some posts here)
I had the alternator replaced by a local shop
maybe if they did not follow the bleed procedure here?
...
Forum: 7 Series & 8 Series 04-03-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,752
Posted By TheeDragon
silly me - was so excited to find this forum -...

silly me - was so excited to find this forum - forgot my manners
just did a search on code reader - and found dozens (of current posts) on the subject - got lots of answers

so, if coolant is ok -...
Forum: 7 Series & 8 Series 04-02-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,752
Posted By TheeDragon
code reader - where do I buy one?

getting many issues on my NEW 98 740il
how sad - got it with 99k miles
then learned of all the "melt downs" at 100k
so - under the hood I go I guess

just replaced alternator
now guessing need...
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