2000 BMW 740iL Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 BMW 740iL
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2000 BMW 740iL ProblemsValve Cover, Intake Manifold, PCV Plate Oil Leaks
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.
2000 BMW 740iL QuestionsThe engine was washed. Now the battery won't keep a charge. What may be wrong. (2 answers)
The engine was cleaned by using a lot of water. It didn't run well after the wash. The dashlights and all exterior lights stayed on. The battery went dead. Jump started the vehicle. The battery won't keep a charge.
Transmission stayed in one gear and heater remained on high and couldn't be turned off.
Can it cause the transmission to stay in one gear, or cause the heater to blow out hot air in controllably?
2000 BMW 740iL 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.