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E60 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 11-14-2012, 05:44 AM
Jim65 Jim65 is offline
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Transmission Problem

I have a 2005 545, and yesterday while sitting still in a parking lot, a message came on that siad that the trans. will shift from park to drive without depressing the brake. I checked and found that it was true. I then shut the engine off and it would not restart. I have had it towed to the shop, has anyone else experienced a similar problem. Appreciate any help I can get.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:21 AM
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Sounds like the thread below.
Read through. OP in this thread obtained relief from a sticky solenoid in the transmission by changing the trans fluid, but I don't remember him ever having a problem starting.

Also forgot to ask you to check your battery, as many system gremlins can appear when system voltage is low. A new battery will likely solve both starting and transmission warning.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...215&highlight=

Last edited by bimmerfan52; 11-14-2012 at 07:15 PM.
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