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Old 04-24-2018, 01:16 PM
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I have a 2017 430i Coupe and have had quite a few occurrences where sitting at a light, stuck in traffic or just driving, the auto transmission will slip into Park and lock up for a few seconds. I brought it in and they said it needed an update and kept the car a few days. The issue reoccurred yesterday and today while backing up it did same thing, I had to shut the car off and restart. As you can imagine, it's quite unsettling especially in congested areas like Southern California. Has anyone else experienced this issue with their transmission locking up?
Probably not the case here, but if you open the driver's door while backing the car with put itself in park.
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I have a 2017 430i Coupe and have had quite a few occurrences where sitting at a light, stuck in traffic or just driving, the auto transmission will slip into Park and lock up for a few seconds. I brought it in and they said it needed an update and kept the car a few days. The issue reoccurred yesterday and today while backing up it did same thing, I had to shut the car off and restart. As you can imagine, it's quite unsettling especially in congested areas like Southern California. Has anyone else experienced this issue with their transmission locking up?

Well dang bullitt_1, imagining reaction on the Van Nuys, rush hour[s]. Best get a dashboard holster. And another dealer appt. Loaner?
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