BMW 740i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your BMW 740i
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BMW 740i ProblemsMultiple Parts May be Recommended For Leaks in Cooling System
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.
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.
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.