I was fortunate enough to have BMW NA buy back my X3 for the tranmission issue and I replaced it with a 3.0 X5. The transmission in the X5 is German built and much smoother. I have non of the issues you are talking about. Btw, I didn't get anywhere until I hooked up with BMW NA in New Jersey.
Originally Posted by bsklar
I am having exactly the same problems as all of you. Uneven accelleration hesitation in 2nd gear to the point of redlining to get up hills. Very strange. Mine has been in now 8 times in the first year of ownership. Many "could not duplicates". Regional Service Guy finally has gotten involved. Maybe the analogy to X3 similar problems is worth exploring further. It is embarassing to have business associ
ates ride in the expensive vehicle and feel the uneven performance.
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