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Old 03-20-2007, 12:45 PM
325droptop 325droptop is offline
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735I starts off SLOW!!

its an 88 735i with 204k miles but the engine has been rebuilt and a new re manufactured auto tranny was put in at 200,000 miles......i just bought the car so it was like this when i bought it. wat it does is...when u start off liek accelrate it goes VERY slow up until about 20-30 then it has a lil more power to accelerate....and it seems as if it stays in one gear.but dunno which one.....like when im crusin at 60-80 the rpms are between 3 an 4...which is VERY HIGH and UNSUAL!!....some one have this hapen them and wat did u do to fix it..
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Old 03-21-2007, 10:47 AM
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no one can help??????
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Old 03-30-2007, 07:01 AM
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man thats a old car try throttle body gaskets dont no to say for sure
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Old 03-30-2007, 08:16 AM
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Go back to whoever rebuilt the transmission. It sounds like you are locked in 3rd which is the failsafe mode.
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