Question about BMW 750
If you are "stuck in the Mountains", then it would be relatively dangerous to go back down if the vehicle's computer senses any malfunction in the braking system. Even your emergency brakes are also giving a warning. Since your vehicle is experiencing multiple malfunctions, either the sensors are reading wrong inputs, there is something really big wrong with the car or the car's computer is having a glitch. If even after performing the below listed steps and the warnings are still there and/or you are not comfortable with the brakes, then it perhaps would be wise to seek qualified professional assistance and consider alternative ways of going back down.
In most cars, the on board computer could be reset by removing the negative terminal of the battery. Some requires that this be done with the ignition turned ON but engine not running. Likewise, there are some car stereos that will go into protective mode (security lock) when the battery terminals are removed and would require a "code".
On the brake, pls look under your vehicle, there could be sensors that were disconnected. For the brakes, they would normally be at the back of each wheel. Additonally, parking brake lights would also come on if the brake fluid level is below minimum or if the brake pads have reached a pre-determined level of thickness (or thinness in this case).
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Posted on Jul 29, 2008
The car is nearing the service time. this is programmed into the brain box(computer) to let the driver know that it needs serviceing. Changing timing belt, oil, fuel injection system etc. What you basically need to to is
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1.) take the car in to the service station And have it serviced then the error codes cleared and the machine reset
2.) Get an autodiagnostic tool (OBD 2 ) hook it up to your car, clear all error codes, then reset the service time ,, then you drive off.. If you dont have the tool or dont want to buy one as its damn expensive simply hire a technician (AUTO TECHNICIAN not a AUTO mechanic) to do it for you..
Posted on Jul 29, 2008
It could have a blown fuse if the lights you mention are not working, that same fuse might be causing the other failures in your car as well.
Check all the fuses if you can not find the one that could be defective.
Posted on Jul 28, 2008
Ii have a 2002 745 li it is 30000 miles over due for a service the reverse gear is working but when i put it in drive the car has no power and the lights keep blinking on the dashboard
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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