View Full Version : e38 bmw 740i wont start. too cold?

11-25-2010, 07:48 PM
it was -30 last night here in Saskatchewan,and car wouldnt start. i got power but engine wont turn or nothing. so i dont think its the battery. i cant plug it in which i dont think it has a block heater. i just got the car yesturday.
Im thinking i should put it in the garage tonight and try it in the morning. but what could be the problem?

11-26-2010, 04:06 PM
Need a lot more details.

You said you just got the car yesterday, were there any known issues before you got the car? Did you drive it home?

02-25-2012, 02:45 PM
i'm having the same issue with my 96 740, but it only took about -5.... battery isnt the issue. either wont start at all or it will turn and then bog out. in warmer weather there isnt a problem with anything.

i have no idea and neither does my garage, anyone have any idea's?