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  1. Intermittent transmission error

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    Hi everyone. This forum helped me on multiple occasions to fix my 325i :bow: However this time I can't find any relevant info. My car (2005 325i) occasionally goes into the "limp mode". I would be driving (random speeds, sometimes happens at 60 mph, sometimes at 5 mph) and the transmission...
  2. 2001 330i transmission light, brake light, limp mode help

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    Last week my battery gave out and in the faint lights on the instrument panel I could see the transmission light but didnt think much of it. I went and got it checked to be told it was a bad battery. I was still under warranty so they gave me a new one and I put it in. After I jumped my car to...
  3. A little help with my first BMW? Yes it is used.

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    So I recently purchased a 1999 BMW 323i. It has about 114k miles on it. It doesn't seem like the previous owner/owners did much maintenance on it. I got it for $2300 so i expected a bit of work. I have changed the Camshaft Pos. Sensor and I'm aware of a few other things needing replacement. RR...
  4. E46 m3 smg 2004 will not start when warm!!!

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    Hi guys i really need help before i lose the plot. I have a2004 m3 smg convertible and it will not start when warm, the orange transmission light is displayed and im completley locked out engine wont even turn over! It will start tho first time everytime in the mornings when cold. Iv had this...
  5. Gear Exclamation Warning - No error codes

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    Hi all, I have been reading multiple forums about thew issue I am having but have not been able to find a solution. The 'cog of death' (Gear cog symbol with the exclamation point) came on a couple of weeks back and was coming on intermittently and would go away as soon as i restarted the car...
  6. ZF 5HP19 transmission limp mode when it gets HOT

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    I have a 2003 BMW E46 320i with a 5HP19 gearbox and M54 Engine . I bought the car second hand and it has 114.000 KM on it. The car shift pretty well but when it gets hot it goes to limp mode , I did a transmission fluid and filter service and changed the transmission fluid heat exchanger witch i...
  7. Transmission light came on with hard shift

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    Hi everyone, I'm the original owner of a 2000 328Ci, automatic with 127K and original tranny fluid & filter. I took a drive to Carmel yesterday and once I arrived (105 miles) the transmission light came on just as I was slowing down as the freeway had ended. As I pulled into a gas station...
  8. Car not starting?

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    I have a 2000 323i and my turn signals have been working on the outside of the car but they haven't been clicking or blinking on the cluster. After 5mph my door locks lock, and haven't been also. So I checked my fuses. I put my key in the ignition and now my turn signals are...
  9. Auto Transmission Issue - Another Update

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    Auto Transmission Issue (Limp Home) - Another Update Okay, it's been a few years since i posted about my transmission going into this mode called "Limp Home" http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=337802&highlight=. A dash light comes on and RPM goes above 3000 and acceleration is...
  10. MAF Sensor causing Transmission Limp Mode?

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    So I bought the peake tool the other day and pulled the codes(Thanks to Ken for the Great Customer Service from bimmertools!), one of them was the mass air flow sensor the other after being cleared never came back (19 - 27). My question is will a faulty maf sensor cause my transmission (!) to go...
  11. Oil light, aux fan, then tranny light.

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    I had a CEL and Red oil light and was told it was the MAF and the oil pressure sensor. Replaced the OPS and all is well except for now I get a yellow oil light at start up and then it goes off after a few minutes or so. Was told it was a oil level sensor. Had that replaced. Still comes on...
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