1999 BMW 740i Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 BMW 740i

1999 BMW 740i Problems

Multiple Parts May be Recommended to Correct Coolant Loss

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.

Loss of Power Steering Fluid Due to Leaking Hoses

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.

Alignment/Tire Wear Issue Due to Worn 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.

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1999 BMW 740i Questions

LF door window guide replacement (1 answer)

What parts have to be removed to replace the rubber/felt window guide. Thanks.

where do i locate the engine number of the bmw 740i (1 answer)

i have been trying to locate the engine number but without succeeding

trans has a pause in catching when accelorator depressed. (2 answers)

Sometimes now when I am turning a corner or speeding up after a coasting roll and press the gas the transmission seems to pause before catching. could the transmission be about to go? how do I change the fluid on this none service unit? Also,the check engine light comeson upon start but does no...

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1999 BMW 740i Reviews

Picked this dream car up with 39,000 orign. miles like new in and out. Had a brake job done 6 months ago. Now when parked over night when you back up you hear a very loud noise when you first applie the brakes. the nosie Can be heared inside the house. The brakes work fine. Is it the park brake ?/ Cable, Shoes ?

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