Manual mode works for all gears except 3-4 , sometimes it will shift up ok and others it tries but then as in D reverts back to 3rd. Can you please help with the codes. Start by checking your fluid level. Hi all, i thought i will shared my own story. The engine went up to 5500 rpm and about 50mph before I let my foot off the gas. This will be your best bet when diagnosing.
If the system is not working properly, a fault code will be set. After reading this website And the reviews, i am pretty confident mechatronic seals are needed. After fluid change i dont have first gear but all the other gears including reverse work fine. Better to change the whole unit of mechatronics. If left overnight it would start in low gear, but by 10mph or a couple houses down the block it would kick back into limp mode. The entire cooling system on the 550i is susceptible to leaks and poor performance. My car dash board lights up with all the warnings lights, including transmission fault.
Also check the lateral alignment of the driveshaft. Front speaker work pretty good w no distortion, Rear speakers in rear doors and subs sound like they are blown and very weak and crackley with no definition when playing the stereo or cd. In the end they suggested to replace the converter and the valve body and see what happens. I was having trouble with the getting it off. After about 20 mins of vehicle turned off car returns to running smooth again no loud gears shifts normal. After resetting the code the problem appears to have gone away.
Well its not related to cost but because Japanese are reliable and can take a beating. Can get a knock and bump if manually shifting 4th to 5th under throttle. The mechanic scanned and found 4F51 5 gear monitoring. February 8, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Got it thanks. So by pushing downshift nothing seems happening. But when I disconnect the battery, it is all good again in 2nd to 1st. Find out the most recent image for print Bmw Transmission Problems 3 Series, and also you can have the picture here which we summarize from various other sites.
Things start to be funny again. Never had any hard shifts or warning signs before. If the system is not working properly, a fault code will be set. The entire cooling system on the 550i is susceptible to leaks and poor performance. Experience tells me that pressing on without finding cause a no-win and costly strategy. It distributes power created by the engine to the wheels to get you where you want to go.
Or when hard accelerating and shifting from 6th to 5th at around the same speed. The problem I have is the transmission is in fail safe mode. Kill the ignition and wait a minute or two before restarting and driving off Aside from TopSpeed and R2D are there any other workshops that specialise in gearbox repair? Local gearbox shop changed Mechatronic Seal Adapter and oil pump. Recently having problems with not shifting up from 3rd gear. This transmission will die quick if temps are not good. Also dont be scared if you open your transmision and find out that color is not the same- relax it changed color because of temps and age. Now have had multiple trans malfunctions while speeding up down shifting.
They 5,6,7 also control clutch pressure, but even if they are flattened pretty bad transmission won't give you any errors. I thought that a change in tranmission oil 100k mileage would be in order and wanted to do the change a couple of weeks ago. I know its a long list of issues, but if you take care of your tranny every 80-100kmls it pays for itself pretty good. I replaced spark plugs and replaced the oil filter housing gasket. They cannot be used in any other vehicles. If I set the cruise the engine holds at a steady rpm, but I still feel the on and off hesitation and it seems to be getting progressively worse. Then when I go sport mode and then back to normal mode, the problem comes back again.
Took it back and thye said that they put in another transmission and rebuild it. Its tuned to approx 350hp and 800nm. In this case, when I put the car in reverse or druve, it makes a rough knocking sound. There is a drain and fill plug. I thought it was an engine surge at first but it must be the converter locking and unlocking. Used to slowly kick in to gear with trans program displayed , now only reverse.
Like when i stop in a intersection and start again it feels like it is slipping a bit in 1 gear , like high rpm and little power. I was going to replace shift solenoids and adjust band before I condemned the trans. I hope to help answer and give you solutions to the most commonly asked questions. I recently also got a Transmission Fault for my 1series F20, only 5mths old. October 1, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Possible the driveshaft is broken or the valve body is not changing states. It does not pop out of Park when this happens. Can you help as the car is 2004 with 235,000 miles and I am not prepared to payout for a new gearbox when I think it should be something simple.
No transmission leaks at all. I will be vary grateful. April 15, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: More likely it is an internal pressure loss causing a slip. This means I am likely chasing an electrical issue. September 30, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: You can check fuses, but I don't see how they are related.