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Old 08-16-2019, 07:43 AM
Dgeez950 Dgeez950 is offline
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Mein Auto: 2014 i3-Rex
Drive Train Malfunction

1st POST; If this is a thread elsewhere, I apologize but I could not locate it so here we go ...

2014 w/ REX; 20K miles, I've had it for about 1K.

Went to start it up using normal procedure but as I selected "D" I was momentarily distracted by a person walking past my nose. What happened next is a bit foggy.

i3s are basically silent, right? I'm not sure if I "heard a clunk" or "sensed" one or ... nothing happened at all. The next thing I am as aware of was ... the flashing "P" on the selector & main "in-front" display and a DRIVETRAIN MALFUNCTION being displayed on the center console telling me to contact ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE which I did (that's another story).

All efforts to "UN-STICK" from PARK have been unsuccessful. The vehicle currently is UNMOVABLE. Luckily it's in a PARK-n-RIDE & not the side of the road. Driveway would be better!

Anyone else experience this? Any thoughts before it gets towed to the dealer? Will getting a decent code reader help? I'm mechanical but pushing 70 so ... more of a GAS guy than an EVer ... HELP PLEASE !
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