BMW 740i Repair and Maintenance
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BMW 740i Problemsgas gauge stopped working after fuel pump and fuel filter was repaired
1995 BMW 740i, One day while driving my car died. It would restart but was not getting gas. Battery cable was taken off during the process of elemination trying to figure out what was wrong with the car. I took my car to the local BMW shop the diagnosis was the fuel pump and fuel filter needed to be repaired. After the repair work the following day i filled my gas tank but my gas guage never moved. my gas light remains on..what could have caus...
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 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.
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.
BMW 740i RecallsThe Auxiliary Water Pump May Smolder and/or Catch Fire
On vehicles equipped with an 8 or 12 cylinder turbocharged engine, the circuit board for the electric water pump may overheat. This could lead to smoldering of the pump and/or an electrical fire in the engine compartment. Dealers will replace the auxiliary water pump to correct this concern.