It's 2012, Automatic Transmission, Steptronic.
Vehicle rolls fine when the engine is running once it's shifted to neutral. I wanted to let it continue rolling when I shut the engine off, but apparently it shifts back to park automatically the moment I turn the engine off. Does this mean there is no way to push the vehicle or roll it on a hill if I run out of gas? My previous vehicle had mechanical AUTO shifter which would go into N once key was in ON state (not running) but BMW seems to have set everything electronically, so even if I hit the start button twice (ON state, not RUN) I still cannot shift the transmission to N.
2015 X5 - xLine JB, LCEW Interior, ZCW, ZDA, ZDB, ZLP, ZPP, Soft Close, Shades, HK Sound, Tinted Fronts.
2012 X5 - DSB with Premium Package + Premium Sound + Soft Auto-Close Doors + Nav + Shades.
Last edited by hyde; 11-07-2012 at 12:06 AM.