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Rob Guenther
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Re: RIP My 240; Whats the skinny on 740s

I guess this job is quite a bit easier to do on a wagon then?... Just open
the back hatch up.
"James Sweet" <> wrote in message
> "Roger Levy" <> wrote in message
> news:42kWd.69462$8a6.29701@trndny09...
>> I'd like to follow up on two concerns cited by James and Michael. I
>> have an 87 740GL sedan with auto, 159K miles, that I've owned 5+ years.
>> It's running very nicely but it has two problems I'd like to fix. 1)
>> The roof liner is sagging in the rear, and 2) last week I flicked on the
>> high beams and the car immediately downshifted! I flicked them on and
>> off a few times and the car downshifted each time then it stalled while
>> traveling at 40 MPH. BTW, the car had an alternator problem several
>> weeks ago which I fixed by replacing the brush/regulator module and the
>> battery was fully charged when the stall occurred.
>> You guys said the liner and wiring harness are tough problems. I'm
>> guessing that the high beam issue indicates a short. Do you have
>> recommendations?

> The wiring harness is easy, it can be changed in a couple hours if you
> take
> your time, no special tools needed.
> The headliner is a several days project, hardest part is getting it in and
> out without breaking it. When they made the car they put it in before the
> windshield or back window were in place, it can be done without taking out
> the glass but it's not easy, you'll have to bend it so far you swear it's
> gonna snap.

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