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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Transmissions
Satisfied Customers: 21599
Experience:  Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep master tech ASE Master and Advanced Certified, Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep Master Certified, Trans Specialist
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Stuck transmission will not engage in drive or reverse 650i

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stuck transmission will not engage in drive or reverse 650i 2009
JA: Do you have a manual or an automatic transmission? When was your transmission fluid last checked?
Customer: today automatic
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes i am trying to fix it myself . the gear box shifts right back to park overtime you try to put it in gear drive or reverse
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: change the automatic trans fluid today
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Steve replied 5 months ago.
Hello and welcome,
My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to assist you today.
What is the last 7 of the vin?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
cv92444
Expert:  Steve replied 5 months ago.

do you have access to a factory BMW scan tool?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
There is no code
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 5 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the vehicle does not move when put into gear then there is either an internal failure in the transmission or possibly a rear differential or CV joint issue.

With the trans in park are you able to push the vehicle or do you feel a hard mechanical lock?