In Reply to: Re: Just bought a 1997 740i posted by Lance on March 15, 2000 at 14:52:15:
: If the 7 uses the same catalytic converters as the 5, there was a manufacturing defect in the converters used on at least some of the 1997 cars. Apparently the guts come lose from the case. I also had to replace both on my 1997 540. This was an "infant mortality" issue.
my 95 740iL has gone just over 205000 and still strong