BMW 740iL Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your BMW 740iL
- I replaced my engine but the new engine will not accelerate. What's the problem
- my radio and screen are not working, what can i do?
- What causes My navigation system/radio to go completely blank and not work?
- Bought with with 78k, 2.5 years ago...Am on my 3rd technically 4th Alternator
- could worn tension bushings cause the front end to drop when the brakes are appl
BMW 740iL Problems
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.
A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.
BMW 740iL Questions
I have a 2001 BMW 740iL the navigation system and radio went completely blank and doesn't work. How can I remove or replace it?
First 8 months after I bought the car, probably only 2k miles later...I got a transmission fail/safe message..brought it in they said I needed an alternator, I got it done.... A year later it happened again same fail/safe message. This time I made sure the replacement was a new and not refurbishe...
BMW 740iL Recalls
The brake light switch may fail and stick in the "brake lamps on" or "brake lamps off" position. Inaccurate illumination of brake lights could lead to an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace the brake lamp switch with a new improved part.
BMW 740iL Reviews
This is my fourth 7 Series BMW. These cars are not for the faint of heart. When they break, it costs, but I have had very good reliability issues from my first in 1985. With only 4 cars in over 25 years, you might say that I have been happy with the car brand and will continue to purchase a 7 series in the future. Find a good mechanic, do the routine maintenance and take the car in at the fi...
To those who wrote (POS)? Obviously your experience is based on how well you take care of your own car or how much abuse it will take from you. If you bought a BMW Used and not certified or thoroughly reviewed and checked out, then who is the POS? You simply bought someone Else's abused headache. The E38 is one of the best cars ever built. I owned 3 bimmers in my life and all different model...
I have tried after-market rims on my car and cannot get a balanced ride. I had the tires professionally balanced twice, but to no avail. I assumed that one of the rims has a problem since the rims were used. However, when I put the original rims back on, there is still vibration at 50-55 mph, the indicator for balance control. What else could be the problem?