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  1. Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    Hello all, Looking to get some advice from some of the foremost E38 experts on the planet! Some scumbags have jacked up my good friend's 728i and hacked off the CATs. She's been quoted "minimum £2800 parts, maybe as much as £4k" by the garage, which strikes me as complete nonsense. My...
  2. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello, I have an E38 728i, which we've had since it was 6 months old with only 4.400 miles when we bought her. It has been with 19 years and has done about 132k miles. Unfortunately 4 years ago it was rear ended by some kid who had taken his parents car without their permission while they were...
  3. Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    Hi, I’ve a issue with my BMW e38 radio sound; it keeps cutting off, it’s on & off while I’m driving. Does anybody know what might be a problem or did anybody experience with same problem? Many thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    HI Guys, Can the throttle position sensor be changed on the throttle body of my 728i rather than buying a new expensive £625.00 throttle body. I look forward to your replies, thanking you in advance. Lee
  5. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all My 2000 728i with 120k miles on the clock has this issue where it can on occasion have a terrible misfire when starting - causing EML light to come on. If you turn the car off and back on the EML goes out and misfire disappears. Car feels sluggish generally but occasionally it is...
  6. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, my e38 has parking sensors but they do not work, the front right underside of the car most the wiring isnt there, will a BMW dealership be able to look at my car and know whats up? Might be a stupid question
  7. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi my BMW has been off the road for about 4 months but now its back I have no GPS Navigation on monitor & will not play CDs. Fuses have been checked & wiring in boot near CD changer. Any ideas? geoff15
  8. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi Guys, Does someone know what two numbers are jumped to reset the abs/dsc light please in the 16 pin plug under the bonnet? Thanks in advance Lee
  9. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys just bought a E38 728i 1998 Drives very nice, but need a bit of advice? 1, coolant level low on dash every time I start, but tank is full and stays full? 2, when at traffic lights in drive at standstill, I feel a bit of vibration coming up through car, rev counter is still? 3. When...
  10. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello all, my 2001 e38 728i died last week during a run into town. I got it home and plugged in INPA, cam sensor (inlet) came up along with multiple misfiring cylinders. I purchased a new sensor, fitted and the car wouldn't start. There were initially no new faults showing up. I checked fuel...
  11. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi Guys I’m planning to upgrade my old E36 with a nice e38. In this case, I need to know if it's worth getting a model with the Insulating double-glazing (S352A), or just stick with the single pane. Now, I've read a lot about a delamination problem but so far ONLY with the protective glazing...
  12. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, long story short, blown head gasket on the 7er, quoted 900 to fix sod that, ao im thinking of a swap out for M52TUB28 manual from an e46. Obviously im will dump the manual box and use the auto as its perfect. Question is, apart from swapping torque converter to new engine, sump (7's run a...
  13. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi Guys, The heating display unit in my 728i has started to turn yellow at both ends of the unit. What is happening to it. Is it burning out. The unit still works. Look forward to your replies Cheers lee
  14. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    After a set of these for my E38 (not self levelling) Anybody got a set for sale on here maybe? Or anybody know good sites I can aquire them, I checked a few but thy were upwards of 800 gbp!! Cheers
  15. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi Guys - I've problem with headlight washing system. It doesnt work at all , it is supposed to activate after every 5 windscreen wipes when the lights are switched on , but it doesnt. Looking at the electrical diagrams I noticed there is a relay between lcm and the motor , but I cannot locate...
  16. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Good morning, I have been on the 5 forum for a few years, have an e39 530i, but last week purchased a very nice 2001 e38 728i sport individual in avus blue. It's in great condition and drives without fault. Done 120k with a full history, mostly bmw. The guy I bought it from him got the car...
  17. BMW Cars for Sale
    Selling my 7 series as its no longer used. I bought this to use as a wedding car and for a honeymoon trip around the Alps and the Italian lakes. A supremely comfortable and agile car to drive that makes long distances a pleasure. This car is in excellent condition all round and needs nothing...
  18. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello all. I recently bought a E38 728i and I am experiencing a loud screaching type noise from somewhere in the engine when started from cold, the noise continues until engine fully warmed up then stops and sounds great. I first thought it was the water pump or the viscous fan clutch but on...
  19. Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    Hi folks, My 2001 E38 is suffering a few electrical issues. It had a split intake hose which threw it into Failsafe mode, and meant the car got parked up for a couple of months until I had the time to fix it. Battery was disconnected to stop it discharging. I bought a Creator C310 code reader...
  20. E38
    I picked this weapon up last week. Seems a pretty standard spec, sadly no heated seats (subject to change) I'm happy with though. I love old beemers. Had e36s and e39s in the past and I couldn't leave this there for the money, but sadly I think it was a good price for a reason. On my way...
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