Some E60 ( 5 series ) with 6speed auto experienced similar issues. So I don't think it has to do with the 8 speed transmission at all.
Originally Posted by ND40oz
It has nothing to do with hunting, it has to do with pressing on the accelerator pedal from a standstill and nothing happening for a half a second.
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