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  1. E38 730 gearbox

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Recently bought a 1995 E38 730 automatic, currently there is no drive no matter what gear I put it in . No error message on the dash or anything and the shift level seems to change gear without issue. So I'm assuming it's an a drum failure in the transmission and the transmission will require a...
  2. 730 sound problem

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I hope I am posting in the correct part. I have a issue with my sound coming from my 730 sound system. It has been working fine, I used it this morning without issues. Then because I had the recharge battery warning come up, I switched it off by the volume control. Since then, I've done...
  3. 730 e65 2004 OBD2

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    hi can anyone advise (will repost in electrical section too) I bought (£40.00) a creator c110 and updated to V4 software to clear the service (oil, air filter, cabin filters etc) and the seat occupancy and seatbelt pre-tensioners have fitted the bypasses, and the 2 ligts are still on (mot 14th...
  4. e65 2004 730, computer display

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    hi one more thing, the computer display on the right lower dashboard, for avg mpg, how do i zero it cant seem to find the answer in the book, not the same as the 330 etc thanks scott
  5. e65 2004 730 phone

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi if anyone knows the answer I wanted to get my nano SIM card working in the car so got an adaptor and it says no SIM, will I need to get a full size payg SIM card and will it accept any network and will it work Thanks in advance Scott Also posting in tech forum
  6. bmw phone e65 2004 730

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi if anyone knows the answer I wanted to get my nano SIM card working in the car so got an adaptor and it says no SIM, will I need to get a full size payg SIM card and will it accept any network and will it work Thanks in advance Scott
  7. 730 F01 steering wheel lighting ?

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Could any owners tell me if the little + - sign's lights up on the cruise control wheel to advance or decrease speed, I am absolutely sure it did at one point. :D but on the other hand I may be going slightly mad. Many thanks.
  8. 730 LD Mystery Fault Warnings

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi All, having recently purchased a very nice low mileage 730LD, it has developed a sporadic tendency to let the gremlins run riot. it usually starts by letting me know that I have a parking brake failure which then corrects itself. but over the last week this is occurring more and after a while...
  9. 730 LD M sport transmission issue

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi All I have just purchased a 2010 730d lwb with 23000 miles with bmw service pack up to 2015, all services so far have been carried out by BMW md and this was a contract hire car and sold at auction recently by BMW contract hire. warranty has expired on this car. i have had two instances...
  10. 2007 E65 730 Boot release inop

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    I,m sure this has cropped up before on here! I can't remote open the boot from either the dash button, key fob or switch on lid. The only way I can get into it at the moment is by using the key which is a pain as the lock is facing down. Once the latch is released the boot will pop open fine on...
  11. 1994 E32 730 i SE - Will not start(turn over) when hot.

    Introductions
    Hi there, can anyone help me? I have six 7 series BMWs, not all on the road but one day. Currently i'm driving an E32 730iSE V8. I've owned it almost two years and it has had this problem since the first day i bought it. From cold will start first time, every time but when hot, will not turn...
  12. bmw 730 E66 2005 - fault code readers

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    How much do you have to spend to get a fault code reader suitable for my E66? I only want something basic. Can you do any harm to the car with it? cheers
  13. Bmw 730 ld 2005 - Auto stuck in N & D & cannot start car?

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    My car is parked in Garage and we start that after every three to four days. To day when I have tryed to start following problems comes up: 1- Car is in N and gear shift in D but not in P or R. 2- car cannot start 3- cannot open Trunk with key to check the battery. Could you advice me on this...
  14. E65 730 D SE Auto Cigar Lighter Fuse 2006 year

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    2006 E65 730 D SE Auto Cigar Lighter Fuse Could anyone please advise, The car has 3 cigar lighter points, one in the back works the front one is dead, I can’t for the life of me isolate the fuse for the front, and am confused why one rear works and one does not. Any clues please, I have looked...
  15. 1995 E38 730i creaking noise front o/s suspension

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    this is my first post so please bear with me! had a metallic creaking noise from front offside area which only occurs after about 10 miles of driving. no effect on handling but still worrying and annoying. just had new forward track control arm fitted but noise remains. no unusual tyre...
  16. 2005 E65 730 - sport-steering wheel controls wont work ( e,g indicators, wipers cruise control etc)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    hope sombody can help, just bought the car 6 weeks ago and everythings been fine but it started playing up this morning (controller panel started flashing and car wouldnt start) so put booster pack on battery and fired it up. this seemed to do the trick, but no air bag lights, dtc lights, seat...
  17. BMW 730 vs Jaguar XJ.

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Not entirely sure if this is the right place to ask as im assuming most people on here will be more biased to one of the two cars (no prizes for guessing which). But any input would be welcome. But im thinking of getting a weekend/driving-out-of-town car in a couple of months and really like...
  18. 2006 E65 730 - ABS/Park brake fault.

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    I wonder if this has happened to anyone else as 3 specialists and one main dealer are at a loss to what is wrong. Start the car, drive off, travel 4 - 15 miles all is fine. Stop the car, turn off, come back to the car, re-start and on come the abs/park brake/traction control warning lights. Put...
  19. 2004 e65 730 - angel eyes upgrade

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    anyone know how to install angel eyes on non xenon lights really need them bad or anyone in the uk fit angel eyes near london
  20. 1995 E38 730 m60 oil pump

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    anybody change one before or know where it is on the engine? even a general area would help. thanx
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