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2006 BMW X5 4.4 Trans. Fail...
2006 BMW X5 4.4
Trans. Fail safe prog error code
With no reverseWhat is the solution to solve my problems
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BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 2 years ago
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what diagnostics have been carried out so far?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
None. What can i do without taking it to the dealer. What are some common solutions
BMW Mechanic: Steve, BMW Expert replied 2 years ago
I will provide an honest answer. I trust this will be appreciated. Please remember that a low rating PUNISHES me for being honest and that I receive nothing for my time until a positive rating is clicked.
the most common solution for this by far is a full rebuild or replacement of the transmission, which is not something that can be done at home.
if you are looking for something to try, you can try unhooking the vehicle battery for an hour to reset the computer, test alternator voltage and check the fluid level (which requires the vehicle be raised and level and a plug removed form the side of the transmission - if fluid dribbles out, the level is good, if not, it is low). you can also check for any obvious signs of the shift linkage binding up under the vehicle.
at a minimum the suggested approach would involve a computer fault scan and proper test plan as carried out by a BMW tested
Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.
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