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  1. m52tub28: P0335, P0340, low throttle response on low revs.

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi! I have currently bought an e38 728i 1999, 105k miles, m52tub28, automatic gearbox, and it has a following issue: The car doesn't accelerate properly on the low revs though does it OKish on full throttle/high revs. It starts easily, idling is completely normal, no noises from the engine (no...
  2. Help -Advice E38 728i

    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. BMW e38 728i radio sound keeps cutting off

    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. E38 wiper relay wiring

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I`ve been looking for my wiper relay for ages, it looks live previous owner has chopped it out and wired wipers direct to switch at bottom of dash, i`am looking to reinstall this but need a wiring diagram or picture of the wires so I can connect it correctly, 95 730i. Thanks
  5. e38 wiper realy location

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, I have read many threads on the location of the wiper relay but my car appears to be different, I have a 1994 730i UK spec right hand drive, on right rear of engine bay I have a small box containing four relays non appears to be wiper relay, on left rear of engine bay many posts say relay in...
  6. 1998 E38 Suspension

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Is it an air system or conventional springs and dampers? Are there any known problems? Particularly interested in 750 Thanks
  7. E38 diesel conversion.

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hello. For some time I have had a dream, I call it the E38 dream. The dream is a late E38 M Sport with the engine from an E39 530d. I have recently purchased a nice dark blue 2001 ‘51’ plate 728i M Sport with black leather and a 2001 ‘51’ plate 530d. Production age is only 2 months apart...
  8. 1999 728 E38 Fan running when cold

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Goood afternoon BMW owners :) Hope all is well. I have currently purchased a Bmw E38 728 very nice full leather all the works, Now when I start it up from cold my fan spins like a crack head at a rave for a minute before it cuts out, is this normal? I very rarely hear or feel it kick in when...
  9. E38 Petrol Tank Leaks

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    I have my eye on a 2001 E38 740i as I am considering using my E31 as a second car instead of a daily driver which it currently is. I'm aware of the petrol tank issues but I just want to know how common is it for the petrol tank to leak on the E38 and if it were to happen is there an effective...
  10. 2000 E38 728i - Loss of power and misfire

    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...
  11. Bmw 2001 E38 728i m sport

    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
  12. 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...
  13. Need double pane rear right door glass for E38 short wheel base

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello, I am from the USA. I have a 2000 740i sport with badly delaminating security glass and want to replace it with the double pane climate/insulated glass (OEM # 51348218370). I only need the rear right door glass now. BMW never made this glass for short wheel base models in the US. From what...
  14. E38 Instrument discovery

    General BMW Discussions
    I recently purchased a 2001 E38 740il. The car is in beautiful condition except for a few minor things including a charging issue and parasitic drains. There is also the missing pixel issue on the cluster. No check engine light was or has come on, also no battery light. Today I pulled the...
  15. Hi from a new E38 owner

    Hi! Thought I'd introduce myself on coincidentally ten years to the day since I registered here. All that time I've been dreaming of owning an E38, and for at least five years I've been dreaming of owning a particular E38 that lived round the corner from a friend's house. After watching for it...
  16. Just bought E38 728i, got a few questions??

    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...
  17. Anyone with an E38 L7?

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi Guys, Has anyone owned/ does own an E38 L7 (RHD) in this forum other than me? Just curious... Thanks.
  18. BMW E38 L7 TV/VCR Owner manual

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi Guys, First of all, I am a newbie in this forum. I have just bought a BMW E38 L7 and am trying to find an owners manual for the Lenco TV/VCR system in the car. Does anyone have one? Thank you very much.
  19. E38 740i Restoration

    I thought it was about time I posted up some details of the partial restoration of my 1998 E38 740i. I bought it in August 2017 doing a straight swap for my mint condition 330ci. The guy thought I was crazy but I have always wanted a V8 E38, I was bored of the 330 and whilst the 740 was rough...
  20. E38 Comfort seat switch not working (Top half tilted seatback)

    Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    My early E38.. a 94’ 740i has an annoying fault with the drivers countour comfort seat in which the top half/headrest tilt is stuck in its furthest back position. All other seat fucntions work just not the optional extra top half tilted seatback (The horizontal forwards & backwards arrow switch...