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Old 07-11-2010, 07:14 PM
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740i Transmission fail safe message

hi there my fellow bmw buddies i am new to the forums so just be a little patient with me i have a 1995 740i with 240000 on the tranny i keep getting this annoying trans fail safe (u know the message ) i took out my engine module by mistake and noticed that it had be tampered with (open) so i took it to the shop and was told that my tranny computer is not talking to my engine computer (what!) another shop told me that was impossible so i took it back to the orignal shop i was then told that there may be an electrical problem with the trans module (stop the madness)can any one point me in the right direction away from this shop that i have been going too to a good one so i can bury this tranny problem!
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