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X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014)
The BMW X6 luxury crossover went on sale in April 2008 as a 2009 model year. BMW referes to the X6 as a Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) as it combines the attributes of an SUV (high ground clearance, xDrive and all-weather ability) with the stance, styling and roof line shape of a coupe. The E71 X6 was built off the E70 X5 (2007 - 2013) platform at BMW's Spartanburg, SC plant. Total worldwide sales were just over 235,000, sold mostly to the BRIC countries. US total sales was 34,082 vehicles.

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Old 02-17-2012, 02:28 PM
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2012 5.0 x 6 12,000 miles, have any of you had problems getting your car back in to park from drive or reverse. When parking and needed to go back and forth between R and D then try to put gear box into park! IT stops in N..You have to push it 2nd time for P. I noticed this several time and have gotten out of the car while it was not in gear! Took it to the dealer today for 12,000 service, explaned the problems: They have to change out the gear control...it has issues...Just wanted all to know. The car should always so in to P when pushed. It should not stop at N and then have to pust it to P again!
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Old 02-27-2012, 07:47 AM
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put in P when ready to park or stop.
if you need moving your car, but with engine off, so put in N.
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:39 PM
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car not going in to park from r or d

the problem is not that the car will not go in to park! I am awaire of putting the car in n for movet...The issue is when you try going back and forth when parking the car. It will not go into p when finished. It has been determind there is an issue with the gear software! It is being replaced. This was a heads up notice to members!
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