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I have just purchased a...
I have just purchased a 2006 x5 30d sport ltd edition 6 speed auto with 38000 miles.
I have noticed some times when I pull away there is no drive for a second or two, and because I use more accelerator it lurches off.
It has just had a bmw service and they have plugged it in to the computer and has come up with no fault.
I have been told by a friend that it may need re calibrating. any advice?
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Hello and Welcome to justanswer..

Im assuming this is an automatic model.. that being the case..t he first thing to do is to have the transmission fluid checked for condition and level..

It should be a nice red / browny colour - if its black and smells burned, there are internal mechanical problems that need attention..

If the fluid is ok - then the next thing is to have a diagnostic test done on the system . This connects to the vehicles diagnostic socket - through to the TCM - Transmission control module and will check the system diagnostically and then go from there depending on whats found...

I know you mention its had plug in tests - but there are varying degrees of capabilities depending on the equipment used...for both of the above therefore, I would suggest locating a local Auto Trans specialist - because these people have the equipment and the toolery to be able to deal with these problems as well as the knowledge.. most small garages shy away from them for lack of the above..

I suspect you may have torque converter troubles - but there are other things this could be so you need the above to be carried out to be sure.. so thats the next step with this one..

I Sincerely XXXXX XXXXX have helped you - Please ask me if you need more help...


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