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Old 08-29-2014, 05:27 PM
Sykal09 Sykal09 is offline
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trans warning light

Got a funny shift the other day. Got a trans software failure Than I plugged in my OBD unit and it said the 3rd gear bla bla bla. (forgot he rest. It shifts fine if I give it gas lightly. If I floor it the trans slips and clunks. 2000 740I e38 sport
Any ideas or recommendations? Planning on taking to BMW dealership for check....
Thanks in advance
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Old 08-29-2014, 08:14 PM
Mayorchuck Mayorchuck is offline
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Have your battery load tested. Low voltage will throw the car into Trans Failsafe. May not be the case with yours but most auto parts stores will do this for free.
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