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  1. E46 Drivetrain

    General E46 Forum
    My son is away driving the 05 e46. He is going up a grade and he here's a sudden grinding. He puts the car in park and the car rolls while it is in Park. He is remote so its hard to troubleshoot. First I thought Center Bearing on the driveshaft, but the car should still go in park, right? \...
  2. 99 328I Auto Trans (GM) Will Not Go Into Any Gear

    General E46 Forum
    I have the GM transmission, the fluid and filter were changed in the last 1000 miles and there hasn't been any slippage until this. My daughter was driving the car from school and shortly after leaving the transmission slipped and the car stopped moving. When I put the car into any gear it...
  3. 330xi Trans trouble

    E46 Xi Forum
    Hey guys. First post and new to the forum. I just bought my first used BMW and I'm trying to fix the major problems before winter (heater, small clear coat issue and some ECU problems) . My automatic 2003 330xi has been having some trouble shifting into first gear and reverse from a cold start...
  4. BMW Occasional Limp Mode

    General E46 Forum
    Hi there, my car has recently went into limp mode randomly. It sometimes is a hit or a miss. The car will not go into limp while the car is driving but only when it is in parked. If the car goes into limp mode after I start the car, i shut it off let it reset and turn on the car and but it to...
  5. E46 Code p0735 help

    General E46 Forum
    Hey everyone, hoping someone can shed a little light on my situation.. I have a 2000 323ci Auto/steptronic trans throwing code p0735 - gear 5 ratio incorrect I know what it does and all, but i need to know what needs to be done to solve the problem ): Havent tried anything yet, but if anyone...
  6. Transmission problem ! Help needed!

    General E46 Forum
    Hi there I have 2001 330ci ! And my car is stuck on "limp mode " and when you check on the computer through ECU it gives error in 5th gear but the car is stuck on 3rd or 4th gear .what should I do ?
  7. Transmission problems

    General E46 Forum
    When transmission is in D at speeds over about 55 it will bump back down into 4th gear (i can change to S4 and rpm's don't change). After another 5 minutes the trans will go into limp mode with dreaded red gear lit up on dash. Also the check engine and dcs light are on and stay on. Turning...
  8. Transmission and Stelearship

    General E46 Forum
    I recently posted a thread about the issue I Was having with my car. I decided to take it to the stealership for a full diagnosis and that's it. I got a towing company to take it there and they were pretty mad about it but **** it, they told me they found codes in gearbox 3 and 4 which meant...
  9. Wheels for sale and anyone have thoughts about manual transmission seepage on the e46

    Wheels and Tires
    For anyone around the Minneapolis are I have great wheels I need gone! I unfortunately am going to need a new transmission, and heres the craigslist link for anyone interested! Great deal. Also if anyone has any thoughts on manual transmission seepage let me know...
  10. 04 BMW M3 SMG E46 Clutch Shudder, Transmission Noise

    General E46 Forum
    Hello, I have 04 M3 SMG. Car has been running like a champ and driven lightly with 76K on it. I recently floored it in 1st gear up to red line and let go. After that it started to shudder when taking off in 1st and 2nd gear at low rpms. Shifts perfect though. I haven't been driving it much after...
  11. Loud transmission noise and shifting trouble, HELP!

    General E46 Forum
    Hey guys, Newbie here. I purchased a 2001 330xi about a month ago and absolutely loved it, until the other day. I have the 5 speed manual transmission and while shifting into 4th, I felt a subtle POP in the clutch pedal. Coming up to a light, I shifted back into neutral and inconveniently...
  12. MN transmission shops

    Great Lakes
    Well, the inevitable has finally happened. the dreaded no reverse has shown up on my bmw 323i with 176k miles :eek: . Given the age of my car and the mileage, I'm not looking to drop major coin on the car. Anybody know of a Minneapolis based transmission shop able to do a transmission rebuild...
  13. 1999 328i Running Rough - Sporadic

    General E46 Forum
    Hi, everybody. I have been reluctant to post a new thread, as I don't want to repost something that's been posted myriad times before. Plus, I don't yet have fault codes, if there are any (see below). I've spent hours searching and reading, however, and I'm not satisfied that I've seen my exact...
  14. e46 ZF steptronic code 740...

    General E46 Forum
    :banghead: Got the dreaded 740 code on my 03 330i with the ZF steptronic. My car has 104k miles and won't shift into the OD in either sport or normal so the check engine light keeps reappearing. My trusted mechanic replaced the ATF and got no shavings and minimal gunk about 4k miles ago...
  15. NEED HELP!!!!!!! transmission issue???

    General E46 Forum
    I have a 99 323i auto with 174k just recently I had an issue arise i cant find any info on. This week I was driving and eveything was fine and pulled into the vac. at the car wash and when I decided to leave my car would not go into reverse! Never had an issue before. So I pushed it out of the...
  16. E46 shifter/tranny issue

    General E46 Forum
    Hello all, I am new to this forum and have already looked around a bit and learned several things. I am having a strange problem with shifting on my '02 330Ci. The problem has been intermittent for a month or so now, but seems like it is slowly becoming more frequent. I have a decent amount of...
  17. Simple Transmission Question

    General E46 Forum
    Hey everyone, If anyone could help me out or tell me what could be wrong with my stick shift I would appreciate it. I own a 2001 BMW 330ci. Whenever the car is warming up, when the stick is in neutral position, it sticks to the right as if a spring is not sending it back to the center. (It's...
  18. Transmission Problem?

    Tire & Wheel Forum
    i have a 2002 325ci automatic w/ steptronic when my car shifts down to first gear, it jerks the car and changes gears roughly. and also when i put my car into drive or reverse it makes a clanking sound. can someone tell me whats the problem or what might be the problem, thanx!!