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Old 04-03-2013, 05:28 AM
d2guill d2guill is offline
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Bought an 01 X5 3.0 a couple of months ago. After a month it started shifting hard, seemed to rev higher before shifting and acts like it is slipping. Took it to a BMW repair shop. They told me there were no codes but suspected the TQ was going bad. Read on here that this is a common issue with the E53. Didn't want to pay the $1600 price tag for a new one so bought a rebuilt unit and had a friend's shop install it. Picked it up yesterday and it still has all symptoms. The technician is indicating a possible problem in the tranny or the computer module. Any advice from anyone? I've already sunk $1100 for a TQ and am hesitant about sinking another $4000 or so for a tranny to find that isn't the issue either.
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