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Old 10-30-2011, 07:50 PM
X5CLUB X5CLUB is offline
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Mein Auto: 2005 BMW X5
I had the same issue with my 2005 X5 4.4 Sport Package. I'm embarrassed by the solution. Mine has had this issue for some time and the dealer tried a software fix. It did not correct it. So, being out of warranty, I just kept driving and mostly used manual mode. The only time it really presented a problem was a rolling stop, usually on a hill. Well, about month or so ago my tire pressure light came on and one of my front tires was low, but I checked all of them. THe rest were around 30 PSI... still a little low. Well, if you look inside your door panel when you open the door, you'll notice that it says for the larger rear tires they should be inflated to 39 PSI. SO I filled them all to spec AND NOT A PROBLEM SINCE. I'm kinda surpised as to the sensitivity of the transmission. This should give my torque converter a break too. Put AIR in your tires and see what happens... 39 PSI rear for the larger tires (check your door panel).
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