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Old 11-30-2012, 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by YinD View Post
Picked up the car. The fault code read (he did not have GT1 or INPA) is EGS 32 Speed signal. He did not find any signs of harness issues.

ATF fluid is clear and at the correct level.

The recommendation is to go to the dealer.
If your transmission fluid is even remotely "clear", you have a real problem! What it tells me is that you don't know what your transmission fluid looks like and maybe what level it is at. As I just found out changing my "lifetime" tansmission fluid in my 540ia, the BMW fluid is BROWN when new. Mine is now red because I changed to Mobil 1 full synthetic ATF. There is no way your fluid is clear. If you are sure it is full, then that is about all you can do with it. Changing fluid will not fix any transmission problems you have, it will just delay them and even that is debateable. I believe it will help keep a working tranny...err working.
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