hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
113,869 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

The NHTSA is the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints can be spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem. See the Back button — blue bar at the very top of the page — to explore more.

Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 1998 BMW 740:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

problem #1

Dec 062002


  • Automatic transmission
  • 113,869 miles
Advised to replace rear control arms (suspenion) due to excessive squeaking noise. Three different repair shops attempted to lubricate to reduce noise but was told to eliminate the noise, the control arms must be replaced.

- Birmingham, AL, USA