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  1. 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...
  2. 2010 E63 635d selector lever fault

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi All, i bought my lovely 635d last year and it is really a great car. but i started to have a small issue with it recently. The 'selector lever fault' was thrown out on the display once several months ago. It also said 'possible to continue journey', i didn't feel anything other than...
  3. Automatic 530d problems starting whilst selector in park mode

    I have 2005 e61 530d that has developed a starting fault , when left outside in cold or damp weather! If parked overnight in garage, starts every time. If I leave outside and its wet or cold, the car will not start! I have to select from P to N several times and it eventually starts. Once...
  4. Gearbox Selector Switch - 7 wires and a - PIPE!

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Here's a funny thing, I've been poking the gearbox selector switch which is mounted under the car on the RHS of the gearbox. This is because I've been having some funny gear-changes and a spot of trans failsafe-prog with a gear display of S3: ....anyway, I got a replacement switch from a 740i...
  5. auto selector change

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all I have another project I am thinking of doing and I was wondering if its an easy medium or hard job to do I Like the style of the newer facelift auto selector but I have the old style pre facelift selector, I have seen them on ebay going for a reasonable price, Ihave trolled youtube but...
  6. X5 E70 Gear selector switch replacement

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi there. I was wondering if anyone can kindly confirm 2 things: 1) does swapping out a gear lever selector on an X5 E70 2007 model require re-coding? 2) can you swap over with another used one and does that require recoding? 3) I have the following part number: 613191168848. It looks like...
  7. 1999 840Ci: stiff auto selector plus occasionally immobilised :(

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Before I start pulling it all apart... any experiences/thoughts appreciated. After sitting around in the garage for some time the gear selection (auto) is now quite stiff although it all works. I think I've read that there are some bowden cables in there that can seize up. More worrying is...
  8. E30 gear selector rod part identification help please

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Well, I removed the old linkage part.....ordered part 11 from bmw according to this - Online BMW Parts Catalog And this turned up..... .....much longer than my orginal (on the right) never going to fit, My...
  9. Flashing "D" on auto gear selector F30

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Everyone Anybody experienced the "D" illumination on the autobox gear selector flashing and a beeping noise sounding. The vehicle is a 2013 F30 3 series with 19000 miles. I was due to pick the car up from a BMW main dealer however they have had to order a new part. Should I be concerned...
  10. 1995 840 Ci Sport - Assistance sourcing Center Consol;e and gear Selector Cover etc

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi guys: Hope someone can point me in the right direction sourcing these parts: 1995 840 Ci Right Hand Drive Euro version Car 1. Center console 2. Gear selector panel P R N D 4 3 2 for a 1995 840 Ci 3. Back cover harness unit for front left fog light unit 4. Front inner fenders 5...
  11. 328is - Trouble selecting 2nd gear. Gear selector issue?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, Newbie to E36's, and this forum, but hoping for some advice if possible. I'm planning on viewing a '97 328is next week and in its description it states "gear selector sometimes goes from 2nd to 5th if you're not used to it. Seems like a selector issue. My mechanic says there's a bit of...
  12. 840ci sport 1998 - gear selector light remains on, is that normal?

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Just changed relay in boot to get interior lights working, successfully, but now the gear selector light denoting its in park is lit and remained on after switching off ignition. Is this normal or do I have another (minor) problem?
  13. Unable to select park from drive selector switch.

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    On my 2002 7 series I can no longer select park from the drive selector switch. Every time I try to select park a question mark appears on the dash display and the comment repeat gear selection and the car stays in whatever drive mode it is in. When I switch the engine off and remove the key the...
  14. Fitting a new style gear selector stick on a E63

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi everyone! Has any body fitted a new style gear selector stick on a E63? Do you need to change the gear plate surround? Are they hard to fit? Reason for the change ,is purely cosmetic.
  15. BMW selector lever

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    2008 530d m sport. Holds onto gears (I have done a few previous threads) had all adaptions reset an gearbox software updated and it was ok for a weeks or so. It's in Halliwell Jones at the moment an ive just got a phone call £1100. They said the selector lever is £569 + VAT. Rest is labour...
  16. 2001 E46 330Ci - Replacing Auto Gear Selector bushes

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    so i finally managed to get myself another 3 series,went for a 330i coupe this time. it needs a bit of love, and i've already fixed the parking sensors. my biggest nag right now is the fact it needs a wiggle to go into D from N. and when putting it across to sport mode, it doesn't engage...
  17. 320d e46 manual gear selector parts.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there i have a 320d 2001 and am aware of the gear problems i am happy to slip the box out. But just wondering if the parts are available somewhere other than bmw. Only that when i spoke to them earlier today they didn't seem to have heard of this problem before and parts were not in stock...
  18. gear selector fault X5 E70 4.8 PETROL

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    select drive and display shows gear selector fault vehicle is 2007 e70 4.8 petrol will hold in 1st gear some times. fault code A834 interlock one touch control rear faulty also gearbox clear and run on MILES 68000
  19. 1994 E36 M3 selector rod/driveshaft clearance

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I just broke a transmission mount this week on the track (UUC enforcer crap mount) and the selector rod hitted the driveshaft.... Now my transmission guys taked all the shift linkage out to take a look at it, seemed all good so they remounted everything in place but noticed that there was very...
  20. Good Online UK Tyre Supplier and great Tyre Review / Selector Site

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I recently went shopping for a full set of rubber and found this company, Pneus Online, (its ok, they're not French) to be very very well priced with quick free (for a pair or more) delivery. Good site and great search functionality, either by vehicle or by size. Tyres Online I plodded for...