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Old 10-30-2008, 07:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i had the tranny start acting up, it wont shit until red line after 2nd or 3rd gear. it works normally in manual shift mode i have code 153 CAN 155CAN code 12 o2 sensor 203 o2 sensor control 2 i believe only code 153 and 155 to be a possible cause or result of this problem. the car has 188k the tranny failsafe prog came on but went away after i turned the car off, bmw cleared the codes but the car kept doing it please help!
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Im Having This Same Type Problem With 95 540. Did You Find The Problem. I Cant Figure It Out.........
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When was the last time you serviced the box, should be 80,000miles then every 30-40,000 thereafter.
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tire size was the problem, the fucked up spare tire was the wrong size, the tranny uses abs sensors and they were not working right
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Thats a good bit of info for future reference cheers and glad you solved your problem.
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tire size was the problem, the fucked up spare tire was the wrong size, the tranny uses abs sensors and they were not working right
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