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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> BMW -> Disarming
Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

Prior to disconnecting any air bag/Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) electrical connectors, servicing any system components or other components located near an SRS electrical connector, the system must be disarmed. The connectors and components are identified by their orange color.

  • Obtain radio theft protection code prior to disconnecting battery.
  • Disconnect grou...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> 740 & 750 -> 745 -> M3, 325 & 330 -> M5, 525, 530 & 540 -> Master Cylinder, Replace -> Mini Cooper -> X5 -> Z3 -> Z8
Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

Master Cylinder, Replace

Mini Cooper
  • Suck brake fluid from expansion tank into suitable container using suitable suction bottle.
  • Disconnect brake fluid level switch connector.
  • Disconnect clutch hydraulic supply hose. Position line so that fluid does not drain. Plug or cap lines and openings.
  • Disconnect expansion tank booster vacuum hose.
  • Remove mounting bolt and expansion tank.
  • Remove battery.
  • Disconnect clips, lock and connectors, then remove Engine Control Module (ECM).
  • Remove battery box mounting bolt and disconnect clips.
  • Remove battery box.
  • Disconnect brake lines. Plug or cap li...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

BMW -> Component Locations -> 7 & 8 Series
Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

Refer to Fig....

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> REAR
Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

REAR

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove rear tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove mounting bolts and front axle support heat baffle plate.
  • Remove exhaust catalytic converter mount bolts.
  • Support exhaust system with a suitable fixture tool and a suitable jack.
  • Disconnect left and righthand oxygen sensors' connectors.
  • Disconnect oxygen sensor cable.
  • Remove exhaust system to manifolds' mounting nuts.
  • Remove mounting nuts and rear muffler rubber mount.
  • Remove exhaust system.
  • Remove mounting nuts and disconnect halfshaft from differential carrier.
  • Remov...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Sensor -> TPMS Antenna -> TPMS Control Module
Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

Tire Pressure Sensor

Removal
  • Dismount tire using suitable tire machine ensuring not to damage tire pressure sensor.
  • Remove the Torx screw, then the tire pressure sensor.
  • Release valve stem union nut using removal tool No. 00 2 190, or equivalent Fig. .
  • Remove washer from wheel.
Installation
  • Install new Torx screw on tire pressure sensor, then twist new valve stem by hand approximately three turns. Do not tighten Torx screw, sensor and valve stem must be loosely joined together.
  • Install the tire pressure sensor on wheel. Ensure the radial bore for gripping on the circumference of t...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove mounting bolts and splash shields.
  • Remove mounting bolts and catalytic converter heat shields.
  • Disconnect righthand oxygen sensor connector from transmission clip.
  • Remove nuts and disconnect star...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> BMW -> 1993-2001 7 Series
Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

Service interval is determined by the service indicator.

  • Remove cabin air filter cover retaining screw, then open the cover.
  • Depress the cabin air filter duct lock, then lift the cover upward.
  • Release the cabin ai...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

BMW -> Service Interval Indicator -> 7 Series -> Interval Indicator -> Less Underhood Diagnostic Connector -> Oil Service -> With Underhood Diagnostic Connector
Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

Less Underhood Diagnostic Connector

  • Press and hold the reset button located at the top lefthand side of the instrument cluster for 10 seconds.
  • A four line menu should appear on the speedometer display. First line is the Back function followed by three service and maintenance items.
  • A "!" symbol indicates the service or maintenance item can be reset. An "0" symbol indicates the item cannot be reset. The first 20% of the service or maintenance interval is protected against accidental or premature reset.
  • Use the Reset button or lower axial FAS button on the turn signal high beam switch to scr...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core and remove hose.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater control valve and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

  • Remove fan cowl by lifting out expansion rivets on both sides.
  • Secure fan pulley with suitable securing tool, or equivalent, then remove fan. Fan has lefthand handed threads.
  • Loosen tensioner lock bolts, then turn tensioner with suitable wrench to receive tens...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2001 BMW 740I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Under RH Front of Vehicle Diagram for 2001 BMW 740I  4.4 V8 GASUnder RH Front of Vehicle Diagram for 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Changeover Circuit Connector
  • Y31
  • X1713
  • Fuel Changeover Circuit
  • Rear RH Side of Engine Compartment in E-Box Diagram for 2001 BMW 740I  4.4 V8 GASRear RH Side of Engine Compartment in E-Box Diagram for 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • DDE Control Unit Slave Connector
  • X2425
  • DDE Control Unit II Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2001 BMW 740I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2001 BMW 740I  4.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • ABS/DSC Control Module
  • 2001 BMW 740I  4.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuse Carrier Engine Electronics
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2001 BMW 740I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Tools and Equipment
    Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: Tools and Equipment
    Vehicle: 2001 BMW 740I 4.4 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2001 BMW 740I AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2001 BMW 740I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2001 BMW 740I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2001 BMW 740I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2001 BMW 740I cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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