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BMW 5 Series, Transmission, Sedan
#10 of 29 Trans Program
May 27, 2007 (5:13 pm)
We have a 1992 Sedan, 252i. Sometimes the words "Trans Program" appear in the computer window, and the car is very slow to start up from a stop light. (My husband says it stays in 3rd gear.) The gears 1,2, and 3 help somewhat, but the only way we have found to get it back to the regular automatic transmission is to turn the car off, then restart it about 10 seconds later. It has been taken to a BMW mechanic several times to fix this problem, but the problem always comes back. What do we do? And does anyone else have this problem?
#11 of 29 535i automatic transmissin problem
Nov 01, 2007 (1:37 pm)
i've recently bought a 1990 535i se i've had the car just over a week it has almost 170,000 miles on the clock, but for some reason the car will now not move when in drive and under acceloration! it starts to creep slowly in drive without hitting the accelorator but there's no respnoce as all when i toutch the accelorator. any one else had this problem ? and if so how did you sort it out. cheers.
#12 of 29 trans program
Nov 30, 2007 (2:31 pm)
I have a 95 530i with trans program popping up on the dash how can i fix this problem. I'm a single parent and cant afford to spend a lot of money please help.
#14 of 29 07 BMW - Slow shift / racing RPM
Jan 14, 2008 (3:24 pm)
Currently my bimmer is showing an issue with the ABS & ATC in the gauge box. At the same time on occassion the car shifts slowly & often the RPM throttles to 4-5 before shifting. Its an automatic, I usually drop the gear to 3 and back-up and it forces a response. I know the ABS & traction are related to set sensors being dirty ect.. but the shifting has me concerned, I hope someone can advise before I take further steps. Milage 150K.
#15 of 29 Re: 535i automatic transmissin problem [borobloke25]
May 15, 2008 (1:10 am)
I'm having the same problem. Any suggestions?
#16 of 29 driveshaft problem
Jul 26, 2008 (7:56 pm)
I recently change the flexible diveshaft coupling of my 1988 bwm 535is. because it was rip and it was hitting the driveshaft tunnel when I put the car on drive on a hard start. Now that the new part is installed it is doing the same thing. Could it be a motor mount or transmission mount that it makes the driveshaft diviate from its track?
#17 of 29 Re: driveshaft problem [jpayan]
Jul 27, 2008 (6:36 pm)
The problem most likely was-and is-the center driveshaft bearing, though it wouldn't hurt to inspect the motor and tranny mounts as well.
#18 of 29 reverse lights don't work
Aug 08, 2009 (1:51 pm)
I have a 2002 525i and my reverse lights and signal lights don't work, I already checked all fuses and relays... they're Ok. I wonder if anybody else out there have experienced any similar problems??? The car discharged the battery I already bought a new one, I measured 13.5 Volts at the battery so the charge system is Ok
Any ideas would be appreciated especially now in this economy?? I like my car so much and don't want to sell it either. Thanks for your help and have a nice day....
#19 of 29 2006 525i Transmission Fault
Aug 25, 2009 (7:14 pm)
My car (53k miles) just has the red warning light comes on with the message "Gear can be engaged w/o depressing the brake. Drive moderately! Have he system checked by the mechanics..." How serious is this problem? What cause it and what we should do to fix it?
Also, another yellow warning light comes on "Braking/driving stab. Brake and drive control system malfunciton! Reduced braking and driving stability. Avoid hard braking". Any information is really appreciated.