ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10906830
Tl* the contact owns a 2001 bmw 740. The contact stated that the instrument cluster was not operational. The instrument cluster was repaired per an unknown recall in 2012, but the failure recurred in august of 2016. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but they would not repair the vehicle. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 155,000. Vin tool confirms parts not available.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 8017520
Smelled smoke in car before starting engine. Got out/ opened passenger side door, and saw fire coming out down near the seat area. Towed to bmw, and they stated a switch may have burned out and caused this fire. When air gets to fire it ignites. Normally fire would burn out but since the door was opened air got to wire and ignited a flame. Please provide any further information.*ak
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2 Service Alerts for 2001 BMW 740
August 1, 2010
120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
BMW: PROCEDURE FOR DETERMINING AND REPLACING INCANDESCENT AND HALOGEN LIGHT BULBS UNDER WARRANTY. *RM
BMW VEHICLES: FUEL LEVEL SENSOR REPAIRS. WHERE IT IS NECESSARY TO REPLACE THE RIGHT OR THE LEFT SIDE FUEL LEVEL SENSOR DUE TO A FAILURE, THE ENTIRE PUMP AND HOUSING OR DELIVERY UNIT (SUCTION JET ASSEMBLY) DO NOT NEED TO BE REPLACED AS WEL