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  1. 2008 X3 E83 2.0 SE Auto - Harsh gear changing

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I just recently acquired a BMW x3, that has the 6HP21X Automatic Gearbox, when i bought it I new it had an issue with the gearbox, but thought it was still a good deal even if I pay for a having the gearbox overhauled. So after shopping around for a decent garage, I finally bit the...
  2. 2002 E46 330D - 4th gear vibration

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, I have problem with 4th vibration but only when I decelerate. When i put a clutch pedal or gas (it does't matter how strong is pressed) everything is okay. Problem doesn't exist all the time. Sometimes 4th gear is rigid and doesn't vibrate. I don't know where should i look for solution...
  3. Can we disable the need of braking to change gear

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, In my old car I liked to switch between drive on tick over and neutral when I wanted it to slow down again in slow moving traffic however in the bimmer I have to put the foot on the brakes to switch to drive, is it possible to stop this?
  4. 5th Gear Problem 530D E61

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, iv got a problem with 5th gear and only 5th gear I can't accelerate too hard or it just makes a slight thud and then struggles. No flare and only once did I get msg on I drive, All other gears work perfectly. The gearbox was serviced about 5000mls ago. Looking at towing a caravan so want...
  5. E90 - DOESN'T Stall When In Gear

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Bimmer Lovers! I really do hope one of you amazing people could tell me what the monkey is going on with my car. * MANUAL BMW E90 318i - 2007 - 110k Miles * Issue is that past few weeks my gears got really stiff to put into gear. Felt like I was right with my gear box to get it into gear...
  6. 2003 E46 320d Auto - Car doesn't move immediately when Gear changed to D

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, My car doesn't move immediately when I change the gear from P to D. When I put it to D, car stays stationary for about 3 or 4 seconds, then starts to move very very slowly, and gradually it reaches to normal speed. If I press the accelerator, same things happen in less time. It is a...
  7. 2006 e92 335i - Cannot shift up with gear knob

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys Had my 335i for a couple of months and run into an odd problem which I can't solve. The car drives & shifts perfectly in D & S (automatically or using the paddles) but the gear knob acts strangely. I can change up & down by knocking the shifter, but once I've shifted down (2nd to 1st...
  8. e32 740 gear position switch

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    wanted switch or complete gear lever assy with switch
  9. e32 740 gear position switch

    Rybrook Warwick BMW
    looking for gear position switch which is on the gear lever on an E32 740i. I dont have a part number but have a pic of it.
  10. E32 auto gear shift lever

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    Wanted gear shift lever assy or just the yellow slide sensor for 740 e32 with 5hp30 gearbox
  11. 2004 e46 320d touring ticking under acceleration in 1st and 2nd gear @ around 2k rpm

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everyone, I have a 2004 320d touring and I'm getting a ticking kind of noise from the engine when accelerating in first and second gears, perhaps even third but if there is ticking it's nearly inaudible. This only happens at around 2000 rpm to around 3000 rpm. Additionally my car seems to...
  12. 2010 530d F11 clutch judder on 1st gear only

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    N57 engine with 6 speed manual. The clutch judders when I release it normally in first gear only, however if I balance it so very carefully, it won't judder. Is a new clutch needed? Forgot to mention that the clutch doesn't slip at all in all gears and at all engine speeds even if I floor the...
  13. E60 gear box oil

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi does anyone know if Castrol Syntrans Multivehicle 75W-90 is ok to use on a 2005 525d manual gear box also can it be used on the rear dif thanks
  14. is my gear box ok?

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    So I have an almost 3 year old 435d with the auto gear box and it's in the garage at the moment, I've been given a new 520d with 1500 on the clock. I've noticed the gear box in the 520d is silky smooth and I barely notice it changing gear. My 435d has very noticeable gear changes especially...
  15. Flappy paddle same as changing from the gear selector?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi I know you can push the auto selector left and then you can manually change gear but is this the same as when you have the paddles on the steering wheel? On the E60 I have seen a sport button next to the selector and this was always accompanied by the paddle on the wheel. On the F10 though...
  16. X5 E70 Starts fine, but engine cuts out in gear

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, my X5 E70 Starts fine, but as soon as you put it into gear, the engine cuts out, car will then fire straight back up(runs on idle fine), but again, as sson as put into any gear the engine cuts out, there are no warning lights that pop up, just cuts out.
  17. 2004 X3 Auto Odd Gear Jolt

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    HI All, I've just bought an old X3 Auto 2.5i petrol 2004 and its great but there is an odd jolt as the car excellarates through the lower gears and back down when breaking. Its now becoming quite annoying. I've looked round for advice on internet but not sure what to do. Some have mentioned...
  18. E92 320D - Burning smell & warm gear stick gaitor!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, I'm relatively new at posting on these kind of things so please accept my apologies if i'm not doing things the right way or in the correct section! So onto my issues.. I've just purchased a stunning 320D 2008 which drives fantastic however.. I just pulled off the M1 this morning and...
  19. 330cd 1st gear wierdness

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I have a 330cd with 114k on the clock that I am slowly restoring back to mint and I have a weird issue with the 1st gear. Usually when driving off in 1st the gear stick shakes/knocks side to side but then goes away after 2.5k rpm. This only happens in 1st and doesn't happen all the time...
  20. Intermittent power loss until gear change

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have an intermittent power loss with my E46 330D 2004 similar to the issue described here When it happens it feels like the turbo is not kicking in. Sometimes it can be at around 2000rpm and putting the accelerator to full throttle gives no further power and does not increase the revs...