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Old 01-28-2013, 05:23 PM
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Mein Auto: 1995 740i (e38)
E38 Auto Trans gear selection malfunction

Car won't engage into reverse or park. The rest of the transmission operates normally as far as driving down the road. I'm thinking its the neutral safety switch/ gear selection switch. Any thoughts?
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:46 PM
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Mein Auto: E23;E30;E38;E32;E34 +
Strip and clean it all up. Poss some liquid got spilt on lever when you were not looking..............
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