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  1. E38 miseries, please help

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello again. I need help with a few problems. Long story short my e38 pride and joy was written off by an uninsured driver, and some very kind people helped me to replace it. I now have a 1997 728i. During the 3 hour or so 140 mile drive home from collecting my beautiful new car, I got some...
  2. M135i stuck in park

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All, I recently purchased a 2015 M135i automatic with a damaged engine. I have since replaced the engine and gearbox and reinstated the original engine ECU. Today I had a laptop engineer who only programs BMW‘s and knew a great deal about the modules and software attend to reset and amend...
  3. F30 320d Auto gearbox problem

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I'm having a problem with the gearbox (I think) in my 320d. When accelerating at motorway speeds a loud knocking noise starts at about 90mph and stops then once I ease off. I first thought it was a suspension noise but then the conssistency of the speed it starts at it must be in the box...
  4. BMW 1 Series E87 high mileage gearbox oil change

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all.. Have a 1 series 120d E87 manual with 157000 miles on the clock and will be doing a gearbox oil change as the guys in the garage when replacing the clutch & DMF came up with it not needing changing as it was a sealed unit and didnt need it wtf? Anyways I'm doing it as I think it needs...
  5. Gearbox & Diff oil change

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I want to do a gearbox & diff fluid change on my 320d 6sp manual, & would like some recommendations for the best Brand & viscosity. I can't find anything in the BMW owners manual about viscosity & capacities either! Am i right thinking Castrol Syntrans V-FE 75W-80 2 x Litre 75w-80 GL4/5 for the...
  6. BMW 330 4dr with SMG gearbox

    General BMW Discussions
    Evening guys, New here, just bought from a friend, 52 plate, 84k miles, rear blind, full leather electric, sat nav, smg gearbox. Would like to no what this is worth?
  7. bmw e70 3.0d when stopping gearbox still trying to go forward

    Help, As above when coming to a stop it still trying drive forward or reverse till it stalls. Turning steering left or right stalls it. Putting in park same only putting in neutral helps Any ideas lads? Just at hospital for wife's appointment trying to park it a bigger. Happened other day...
  8. Gearbox Service f31

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys Need some advice on gearbox service when to get it done my f31 2014 78k cheers mick
  9. 04 E46 330ci auto - Gearbox Thud

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a strange issue which I think relates to my auto box. At random times the car thuds when it changes gear but it only happens at low revs (around 1k) when you hold the throttle steady. All other times the shifts are smooth. It's almost like it's trying to shift too soon at too low a revs...
  10. E36 M3 evo gearbox maximum torque capability

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, I am just in the midst of a 2JZ build in my E36. I am planning to use the Getrag 420G gearbox from the E36 M3 Evo. It will be a high horsepower build of around 800 bhp. I noticed that the E36 evo gearbox has a 29mm diameter input shaft in comparison to the E46 M3 (420G) gearbox's 35mm...
  11. 2003 e46 m3 sequential gearbox

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi can anyone please help me out i got a e46 m3 the telltale orange light come on after a bit it seem to not want to change down when i came to a stop its a sequential gearbox i turned the car off and after 5 mins tryed it again it come back to life but after abit it done it again could not get...
  12. Do I do a gearbox oil change?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello all, I have spoken to BMW, ZF and other experts in the business. Everyone apart from BMW say that the gearbox oil needs to be changed. The statement I got from BMW was that the gearbox does not like new oil being put in and it can cause problems down the line, at which point they are not...
  13. E92 vibrations

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi. I have an E92 2012 320d sport plus edition with 60k miles. Everything has been fine with it until yesterday when I noticed a vibration through the gearstick and clutch pedal when changing UP gears. It appears to be when the revs are high (from being at the top of a gear) and then...
  14. 2003 330d auto gearbox Drive taking ages to engage

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Anybody any idea Why my automatic takes a while to engage into drive especially in morning when has not been in use? I have checked the obvious gearbox fluid level.
  15. BMW 118D SE 2008 Gearbox Code?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All, I need to find out the gearbox code for my BMW 1 series as I currently have no 1st gear. I can source the gearbox but there are so many different ones. Manual 6 speed Variant - UD72 Version - Euro 5 5a All help is appreciated. Engine type - N47D20U0
  16. Gearbox Remap

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi, My car is a 2011 F01 740D N57 with the 6 speed autobox (pre facelift)...I recently looked into the XHP Flashtool option to remap the gearbox as I had the car remapped a couple of years back. However, much to my disappointment XHP advised that they would not be support my particular model...
  17. 390 gearbox

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi,I have a 60 plate 318d m sport what is popping out of 1st gear. I've just ordered a standard se gearbox from a 2008 E90. Will it fit and will it drive ok? Thanks.
  18. Has Anyone Ever Changed Automatic Gearbox Oil?

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    The E31 does not have a service schedule for the automatic gearbox, so BMW say the oil is for life. However, I have thought about changing the oil at some point. So, I was at the BMW garage at the weekend for my engine oil service. While I was there I enquired if BMW would actually carry out a...
  19. E61 LCI auto gearbox advice please

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My car is a 2008 E61 520D SE 5 series Touring LCI with N47 engine, 6HP21 auto gearbox, silver gear lever with button on top and side. I have an issue with the car when it has been running for around an hour or so, generally on motorway type driving. The car appears to lock in 5th or 6th gear...
  20. X5 3.0d 2005 Auto Gearbox Issue

    Hi Guys, I have just got rid of my trusty old 2002 X5 in favour of a well equipped late 2005 le Mans 3.0d model Unfortunately its got a couple of little issues. First the Gearbox has the well written about lurch problem - when you come to a stop after about 1-2 secs the gearbox seems to clonk...