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E60 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 06-24-2005, 01:28 PM
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Have a 545i - i go from automatic to sport , where i drive in the most , to sometimes manual shift - a pretty significant slip in the transmission has resulted - BMW said software related , but now wondering if not mechanical and more serious - has anyone else experienced and have you had repaired to good order etc - thnx .
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Old 06-24-2005, 03:12 PM
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I'd believe it to be a software issue on such a new car. Since your car is fully covered under warranty, I wouldn't worry too much but why wasn't the car fixed? I assume by "BMW" you mean the dealer you took the car to told you this.
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