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I have a 2003 bmw 325i with 131k on it the when cold the

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I have a 2003 bmw 325i with 131k on it the when cold the transmission does a hard downshift while rolling to a stop I was told by one guy it may need to be recalibrated, get a transmission service including computer recalibration another one said if it were the computer it would do it all the time not just when it's cold, might just be age the car now books at 4500.00 so I can't see spending more than that on a repair is it saveable?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Kevin I would agree with the first tech I would replace oil and reset computer and try before going any further . In a lot of cases fresh oil will cure this type of fault

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