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Old 05-20-2011, 10:49 PM
ang3l729 ang3l729 is offline
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Location: Russellville AL
 
Join Date: May 2011
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Mein Auto: 99 740il
Question

have you done anything to the car yet? i made the mistake of trading in my beautiful 95 3000gt for a 99 740il withouth even looking under the hood, simply because i loved the way it looked. iv had the car a couple months, and it too is a mess!! when you crank it, it will shut off if you dont keep the accelerator lightly pressed, while pushing out a cloud of smoke the size of a mushroom cloud. when you try to drive it it will get forward gears and park, but no reverse, but after driving it a few seconds forward gears will stop working..it left me in the street the first second and third time im guessing the fail safe in the transmission engages and it wont crank unti it completely cools. it also reads codes p1519,p1522, and p0170, anyone have any ideas??l
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