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  1. 2002 4.6is overvoltage, brief power interuption, trans failsafe, radio goes off briefly, ign light flicker

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Need help with this, I get a intermittent fault where the radio goes off for a few seconds, also ignition light flashes and goes off again, occasionally speedo stops, trans goes into failsafe, tried replacing unloader relays with no luck, suspect voltage regulator on alternator, pulled co de on...
  2. Transmission failsafe mode (015)

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello I have 99 e38 735il The problem is transmission failsafe mode just in couple minutes after start the engine Transmission locked in 4th gear and reverse little bit harsh I just check with inpa and pa soft all have the same result “error 015” pressure controller EDS total current I...
  3. 95 840ci auto - trans fail-safe prog - no error codes - starts any gear - wires to disp slctor switch dont match diagram

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Please Halp! So I've just bought this 840 mentioned in another thread, the OBC is showing a "trans fail-safe prog", BUT there are no error codes showing and the car runs great. The garage it's at have started looking into it, but have found that the wiring into the 'gearbox display selector...
  4. E38 Transmission failsafe program

    Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    Hi folks, I have a 1997 e38 with the M52 engine and 5HP18 gearbox. Over the winter the car was off the road as I had carried out a lot of repairs on the back end of it (subframe & suspension). Once the work was complete I attempted a test drive when the message "Trans failsafe prog" was...
  5. transmission goes into failsafe mode

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    i got 2004 520i automatic got caught up in traffic so had a lot of pull away then stop ect ect once I got thru pulled away from stand still and from 1st to second was realy sharp and went into limp mode did a reset all fine garage I bought from says its learning your driving ability and will...
  6. 2001 x5 trans failsafe prog error - any ideas?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi All, Just bought a 2001 X5 with the "TRANS FAILSAFE PROG" error, drives fantastic for a short time then the error pops up and goes into limp mode. Had a look around at what could have gone wrong and I don't think i've seen this issue posted: When the error pops up you can smell burning -...
  7. E65 Transmission Failsafe

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Everyone I have E65 2003, my problem is that the car will not engage into D while cold (reverse is OK), resulting into “failsafe”, after scanning with ISTA, it gave me the error 4F81 that indicates to bad seal adapter (the google shape), so I replaced it, clear the error and reset the...
  8. E65 Transmission Failsafe

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    Hi Everyone I have E65 2003, my problem is that the car will not engage into D while cold (reverse is OK), resulting into “failsafe”, after scanning with ISTA, it gave me the error 4F81 that indicates to bad seal adapter (the google shape), so I replaced it, clear the error and reset the...
  9. 2001 E38 728i - Engine Failsafe Program

    Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    Hi folks, My 2001 E38 is suffering a few electrical issues. It had a split intake hose which threw it into Failsafe mode, and meant the car got parked up for a couple of months until I had the time to fix it. Battery was disconnected to stop it discharging. I bought a Creator C310 code reader...
  10. 2000 E39 523i Auto transmission failsafe and ABS+ASC lights on?

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Was driving @ approx 60mph a few weeks ago - the transmission on my 2000 E39 523i Auto switched into failsafe mode quite randomly. The car stayed in what felt like 3rd or 4th gear and would not shift up or down. The engine would have to be revved high to pull away from a standing start at...
  11. BMW X5 30.D auto box 2004 54 plate 115K Trans Failsafe prog error car wont start?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, my X5 wouldn't start the other day, isn't even trying, no previous signs of any faults anywhere on the car. Went to shops other day and on my return turned the key to start the ignition, car beeped and error message read trans failsafe prog. Had chap at work plug his diagnostics machine...
  12. 1996 840: Trans failsafe prog

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Having spent weeks Googling this accursed MID message, I'm well aware that I'm far from the first sufferer (either in E31 land or further afield in the BMW kingdom). Briefly (yeah, right): The car spent the first six months (that's correct) of this year at a specialist, emerging with (most...
  13. e60 520i 2004 automatic transmission failsafe, limp mode. code 5088

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Transmission is 6hp19, and when I start car,everything work fine,perfect shifting, until oil temperature in transmission reach around 65 Celsius. Then transmission failsafe massage pops up. I read code 5088 with creator c310. If I turn off ignition Limp mode is gone when I turn it back on. If I...
  14. 2000 728i auto trans failsafe

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi there I'm new to this site and I am in need of some advice and help on my 2000 728i Auto I recently purchased this car due to medical issues and needing a auto car has run sweet since I've had it Except the rear brake pads needed changing so me and a friend changed them, put car back...
  15. 318 TDS Fail-Safe Mode Issue

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey there, yesterday I was casually driving 80-90km/h when suddenly the Injection light started blinking. Blinking in meaning as if there is a bad electrical connection, the blinking was clearly reacting to every little bump on the road. But then it was on permanently and the car went into...
  16. 2004 E60 525d Transmission Failsafe

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi I have an intermittent problem with my 2004 525d Automatic BMW - sometimes Transmission Failsafe come on as I stop and put it in Park, when I open my door a warning comes up that says it is not in position P - but it is, sometimes whilst travelling, the car will suddenly rev up to over 4000...
  17. BMW X5 2005 3.0d 120k Trans Failsafe

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, Im new to the forum so I apologise if I am posting in the wrong area or if I am too vague when discussing the problem I am encountering. I posted this in another area of the site and I'm not sure I put it in the correct area. I have a BMW X5 3.0d auto on a 2005 plate 120,000...
  18. 2003 x5 e53 3.0d transmission failsafe program

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi ,my 2003 x5 e53 3.0d which has the gm automatic transmission,goes from 2nd to 3rd and then just stays in 3rd gear,and displays trans failsAFE prog on the dash .any ideas.
  19. Overheating, Oil in coolant, Transmission failsafe- stuck (Undriveably) in drive. ECU not communicating.

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Myriad problems albeit connected. 03 e65 730i Short history, battery was old (too old) and has just been replaced at an Indy with a 95 Amp AGM, yet to be coded to the car. Previous battery was 90Amps and had gone completely flat , had to be jump-started; also, the car had been idle and sat in...
  20. 1997 e31 840 - strange tapping noise- transmission failsafe mode

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Ive just driven 600 miles to Germany with a very strange noise coming from the centre of the dash. The noise sounds like putting a screw in an empty plastic coke bottle and shaking it. Its a loud tap.. It does not have a regular rythm. Its a bit like making popkorn when the corn first starts to...
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