2000 BMW 740i Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 BMW 740i
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2000 BMW 740i ProblemsLoss 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.
The front thrust rod bushings—also referred to as tension strut bushings—are known to fail occasionally. The oil-filled rubber mounts weaken and crack over time, causing a mushy road feel and shuddering in the steering wheel when going over bumps. These worn bushings should be replaced.
2000 BMW 740i QuestionsEngine misfiring on Bank 1 possibly due to timing problem. Could be timing guild (1 answer)
Replaced 20+ items on engine and it still runs rough as though it wants to stall out, it has left me stranded a couple times. The most likely problem is the timing chain rail is broken and maybe the tensioner and/or the gear and or vanos timing. Need to remove front of engine and replace problem...
The car has 223,000 miles on it and I have already replaced battery, water pump, and fuel pump.
What should I particularly look for in order to determine if it has been properly looked after and what are the critical areas? Thanks
2000 BMW 740i RecallsBMW Recalls 2000 3 Series, 5 Series, 7 Series Due to Brake Light Failure
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.