I have a 98 740iL (production date 05/97).
I need to replace the coolant temperature sensor.
Ordered and received the part from AutoZone today.
Opened the hood and I cannot find it (LOL) ...
Nothing that resembles the part I have ...
Can someone guide to "exactly" where this "COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR" is
located on a 98 (production date 05/97) 740iL.
I have attempted to find "schematics" on-line without any luck.
Thanks In advance,
What's shown in the picture is not the right engine. It is mine 540
but it is getting a 4.0L from a 740. Hope it gives you an idea where
to look. Look between the rear of the engine and the firewall on the
I checked the ETK of your 740. It appears the two holes on the coolant
distribution header behind the engine where I indicated to you are
plugged which means the CTS's are moved somewhere else on E38. So
don't be surprised you don't find it tomorrow.
If you provide the part number, I am sure others can tell you where to
Kyle thanks for the diagram url ... you had this right.
The part from the dealer with my BMWCCA discount $15.00
10 minutes to change ...
Happy to report that there is a ignificant difference in idling etc ...
yes, check engine light gone too.
Appreciate the help.
On Tue, 26 Sep 2006 20:37:32 -0700, yaofeng wrote:
See part #9 on this diagram...
You'll see the water pump its located on right on the front of the engine
with the fan attached to it.
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