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Old 07-20-2011, 01:06 PM
kjcove kjcove is offline
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Location: Indian Land, SC
 
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Mein Auto: '06 BMW X5
I have the same "lurch" problem in my 2006 X5 4.4i. -- bought new. Problem started about 80,000 miles. When starting out slowly as in a crowded parking lot or in my neighborhood, the lurch is very noticeable. Have actually felt as if rearended a few times. Dealer has updated s/w twice. No improvement. He says that it is a characteristic of this transmission. The head mechanic also told me that BMW is very guarded about how to really address this issue other than updating the s/w. That really disappoints me that the manufacturer would be that apathetic toward an owner. While I love driving the car, I'm concerned that a serious problem could occur at the worst time. Cost to replace a tranny would be horrendous.
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