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Im trying tf figure whats wrong with my 2006 BMW 750Li. The

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Hi Im trying tf figure whats wrong with my 2006 BMW 750Li. The battery is almost dead and replaced it and now Im getting a P17E1 code and the car is in transmission fail safe and the parking brake light keeps coming on when the parking brake isnt engaged and i can not drive the car
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 5 months ago.
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have you only had the car scanned with a p code reader?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
the only code it displays is the P17E1 and the message center displays transmission fail safe and i also believe the battery is weak as well
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Not sure what the next step would be
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 5 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

This code sets when the transmission control module has seen the A clutch slipping. This could either be a speed sensor issue or the clutch could actually be slipping.

Is the trans simply going into limp in from the time you take off, or do you feel it slip first?

Has the fluid level been checked?

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