BMW 740i Repair and Maintenance
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BMW 740i ProblemsAlignment/Tire Wear Issues Due to Excessive Play in Rear Lower Ball Joints
The rear lower ball joints may wear causing alignment and tire wear issues as a result of the excessive play in these joints. Our technicians tell us a 4wheel alignment should be performed after ball joint replacement.
Leaks are known to develop in the cooling system. It is common to see more than one part recommended for repair/replacement due to overlapping labor and the use of many plastic parts in the system.
BMW 740i QuestionsWhat is my best option if I need to replace the alternator in my 2000 name 740i? (2 answers)
The car has 223,000 miles on it and I have already replaced battery, water pump, and fuel pump.
It works for a while then stops working until we restart car.. Then it shuts off again after awhile ..
BMW 740i RecallsThe Auxiliary Water Pump May Smolder and/or Catch Fire
On vehicles equipped with an 8 or 12 cylinder turbocharged engine, the circuit board for the electric water pump may overheat. This could lead to smoldering of the pump and/or an electrical fire in the engine compartment. Dealers will replace the auxiliary water pump to correct this concern.