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Old 09-13-2011, 08:00 AM
capron745li capron745li is offline
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Mein Auto: 2003 745li
03 745li shuts off while driving

My 2003 bmw 745li shuts off while driving. When i tried to start an error message came up saying transmission failsafe error or something like that. I towed the car to the bmw mechanic who told me after a few days of trying to fix the problem that it was the crank sensor but after changing that it started, ran for a few minutes the shuts off. This is a headache somebody please help.
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Old 09-13-2011, 08:24 AM
7SERIESBMW 7SERIESBMW is offline
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Run a search, this has happened to just about everyone, try checking your battery and alternator as many suggest, if not those, like in a few cases, take down to a reputable indy
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Old 09-13-2011, 11:38 AM
FUKJDM FUKJDM is offline
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Happened to me, thought it was the battery turned out to be the alternator. GL.
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