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  1. Alloys refurb and brake judder issue - BMW 7 Series 730d (F01) 2011

    General BMW Discussions
    Had the alloys refurbed early 2019 (acid dipped, sand blasted and power coated etc) and since then I have been through 4 sets of brake discs and pads. They only last around 1500 miles before you begin to feel steering wheel judder whilst braking and it gets progressively worse over time. The...
  2. F01 bargain 17' rims

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi peeps. Just got myself a new set of 17' rims to use in the winter time. BMW OEM, new at a bargain price. See for yourself. https://www.alloywheelsdirect.net/bmw_alloy_wheels/7_series_f01_alloys
  3. BMW F01 Air Suspension problems help pls.

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, i'm hoping you guys can help me with 2 queries i have. Firstly, since i bought my 2013 730d, i have had a few air susp problems. One of the rear struts was leaking and caused an idrive 'chassis' error, so i replaced it with a second hand part (to try avoid the £1500 part from main stealer...
  4. 2011 F01 740Li - Looking for a good ODB2 tool

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, new to the forum. Sorry if I'm posting in the wrong section. Can anyone recommend a good ODB2 tool that also show likely causes and suggested repairs? Scanning the internet for one is proven to be quite difficult. Thanks
  5. Algae in Headlights F01 730d

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys I'm a the new owner of a 2014 lci F01 730d. After previously driving Mercs I can say I'm loving my new ride, drives better than my last e-class and well more comfortable feels solid as a tank. I bought this car last week without originally noticing that its 2 front headlamps have algae...
  6. 2012 (Facelift) F01 730d Fuse Diagram??

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Simple really, I need a diagram showing the fuse layout for my F01 730d. The BMW manual is useless - apparently this can be found "on a separate leaflet" and here endeth the story. I get a load of different diagrams online, the only one I think is correct the website required me to sign up, so...
  7. 730d 2009 F01 errors help please

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys, Hope you all had a great christmas. I'll jump straight to it iv had my car for a while and everytime i start it the car shakes and sometimes cuts out on a cold start with a rough idle. I have had lots of blue smoke over the last few days. Iv recently had all the glow plugs changed as...
  8. F01 730d Cut out - Electrical problem - Help?

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi All I have a 2009 730d F01 with 120k miles on the clock. yesterday whilst on the motorway i got a whole host of warnings/failures then pulled over and the car died. I assumed the belt had snapped and it lost charge, belt was ok but the battery was dead. Wouldnt restart, cranked very slowly...
  9. 730d F01 hard brake pedal on cold mornings

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, I wondered if anyone else has issues with a hard brake pedal on cold mornings? I have a 58 730d F01 and this issue started last winter, I had the brake servo and all hoses replaced and the whole brake system checked and was told by two different garages (one a BMW specialist) that...
  10. F01 2010 Auto Box gone tech

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi Does anyone know if the later F02 8 speed box will fit in my 6 speed F01 please? Thanks Alan
  11. F01 vibration - please help!

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi everyone, I have a 58 730d which is perfect in every way except......I have an annoying vibration under the drivers seat between 40mph and 70mph. I have replaced all alloys and tires and had the guibo and csb checked, I’m told all are fine. No vibration through steering wheel. Can anyone give...
  12. 730d F01 2010 Spluttering when cold

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all, Its a 7 series 2010 730d and it splutters and shudders on idle when cold. Revs keep jumping around and sounds like its going to stall but doesn't. When the engine runs for a few minutes the problem stops. It only seems to happen if the engine is fully cold, if i return to the car...
  13. 2014 7 series F01 sits low at rear when parked up

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all, I’ve parked my car up for a few days, and have noticed that the rear suspension has dropped/lowered. I take it that this is down to the air suspension being deactivated after “x” days of no use, is this normal? Any advice greatly appreciated. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  14. Lowering F01 with air suspension

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hey guys need some advice. I was thinking of dropping my 13’ 740d down a few mill. Problem is the rear suspension is hydraulic. What is the best way around this as I’m getting mixed advice from changing the complete electronic suspension for springs to changing the front springs and software...
  15. WANTED - F01 7-series 2010 19” or 20” wheels

    Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    Hello chaps, anybody got any decent 19” or 20” wheels knocking about gathering dust. Not the boring, drab standard ones, something a bit ‘sexy’, ‘spicy’ with wider rears.:cool Aftermarket okay, M Sport also considered (but usually mega bucks :jaw-dropping) Thanks
  16. F01

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi there just bought 2010 730d F01 when I press park on top of gear stick says use handbrake lever and light flashes to neutral and park just fitted new battery any help out there
  17. F01 Comfort modul

    Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    Hello, I planed to install comfort access module. I have all the handles, harnes etc... I do not know where is the original module in the car. F01 730D Uk modell. If You know where to find please let me know. I already tryed to find it in the roof console. It is not there I know.
  18. F01 Heads up Display help please

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi All just joined. Bought myself a nice shiny F02 730 LD Individual yesterday , 2nd hand but super condition so very happy. I've spent most of today cleaning, polishing, and finding all the buttons and of course updating my nav to latest version. i have a button near the liught switch that...
  19. wante - BMW 730d 2011 F01 Driver (Right) side Mirror Glass

    General BMW Discussions
    I have a BMW 730d 2011 F01 vin C552591 Someone clipped my driver side mirror (Right) and it shattered I need a replacement, looking on Ebay I by cannot find the right one 1 need There are many, but will they fit Looking for some advice and option to buy It must be shipped quickly to Pretoria...
  20. BMW F01 740D N57 - Charging Pressure sensor

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi All, I have a fault on my car. As reported in INSTA: 25CE00 - Charge Air pressure sensor, Range upper limit exceeded Charging Pressure : 3498.04 hPa coolant temperature 99 deg C engine speed: 2595 RPM air mass 1587.45mg/hub pedal position sensor signal 49.8% exhaust gas pressure on board...
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