1995 BMW 740iL Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 BMW 740iL

1995 BMW 740iL Problems

Valve Cover, Intake Manifold, PCV Plate Oil Leaks

Engine oil leaks commonly develop from both valve cover gaskets, intake manifold, and PCV plate after about 60,000 miles.

Multiple 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.

Multiple Power Steering Hoses May Simultaneously Fail

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.

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1995 BMW 740iL Questions

could worn tension bushings cause the front end to drop when the brakes are appl (1 answer)

when applying the brakes the front end drops and makes a funny noise ? As well as going over speed bumps -does it sound like front suspension bushings that have worn out ?

How do you turn off car phone? Every time I start the car it makes beeping noise (1 answer)

White smoke from tailpipe when driven fast, why (1 answer)

Haven't owned for two weeks took back was told leaky valve seals closing smoke, was told to use no smoke at oil changes. Does not overheat, idles rough at times then on acceleration lots of white smoke. Someone mentioned a pic plate, dealer hasn't looked at saying I need a new motor but a...

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1995 BMW 740iL Recalls

Recall 97V140000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. ROAD GRIT AND GRAVEL ASSOCIATED WITH WINTER ROAD CONDITIONS CAN PENETRATE THE RUBBER OF THE LOWER FRONT SPRING MOUNTS AND ACCUMULATE IN THE MOUNTS CAUSING NOTCHES OR PITS TO DEVELOP. THESE NOTCHES CAN DEVELOP CRACKS RESULTING IN BREAKAGE OF A BOTTOM CO...
Recall 95V238000
FUEL SEEPAGE CAN OCCUR BETWEEN A HOSE AND THE METAL FUEL LINE ON EITHER END OF THE HOSE RESULTING IN FUEL ODOR.
Recall 95V192000
THE LOWER SUSPENSION ARM MOUNTING EYE ON THE RIGHT SIDE REAR AXLE HUB CARRIER WAS PRODUCED WITH A CASTING FLAW.

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1995 BMW 740iL Reviews

i just got one, its the most packed car ive ever had its a wonder to drive and a great car overall even though its a little money to fix it, in the long run its worth keepin. The total package no wonder they call it the ultimate driving machine.
I just got a 1995 74 IL. Yes i was pushing around a 2006 Pontiac Montana for 4 years, but I went old school and got the "BEEMER" I tell you what, I love this car. It needed a little work (Oxygen Censors Shocks Struts) A little money, but by far the nicest ride i have ever had!!!! will most likely buy all BMW from now on>>>
I would like to know if anyone has knowledge of how to release the emergency break on a 1995 740 series.

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