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Old 10-25-2012, 11:05 PM
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kskane kskane is offline
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Mein Auto: '04 525i M54 with 6HP19Z
Originally Posted by DJtoad View Post
Not sure what year BMW started using engine braking, but I know my sport auto transmission will downshift and employ engine braking when I'm going downhill and depress the brake pedal. But as far as I can tell, that's the only time it uses engine braking.
That is adaptive transmission doing that gear change, nothing to do with engine.

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