323 I 1999 - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

» Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
» Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E46, E90)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E46, E90) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1999 to Current. Models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318Ci, BMW 320i, BMW 323i, BMW 325i, BMW 330i, BMW 328 Ci, BMW 328i, BMW 325i/xi, BMW 330Ci, BMW 320d, BMW 330d, BMW 335d.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-29-2005, 01:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
2nd Gear Member
 
zibby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Car: yes
Posts: 507
Photos:
zibby is an unknown quantity at this point
Hi Guys ! what is the cause of rough angagment when you shift for instance from NEUTRAL to REVERSE or PARK to DRIVE , car has only 30 000 miles. I tried new one 320 i with 3000 miles on - does not do it , any tips or sugestion please?
__________________
http://www.q8oils.it/
zibby is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-29-2005, 11:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
storme's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Car:
Posts: 281
Photos:
storme is an unknown quantity at this point
replace or top up the oil in the automatic transmission..
im not certain,,never had an auto
but dont they have somewhere to top up the oil
and i even think they have a dipstick to check,,also check the colour of it...dark colour normally means it is burnt and getting hot..
manuals dont have a top up thingy,,but auto's do??
__________________
visit me at <a href='http://www.storme.co.uk' target='_blank'>www.storme.co.uk</a>

visit me at http://www.janspeed.com
storme is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2005, 11:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
storme's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Car:
Posts: 281
Photos:
storme is an unknown quantity at this point
hi again

just checked my haynes manual

seems some bmw's have a dipstick to check the auto trans,,and some dont..i hope yours does,,makes it easier to check
__________________
visit me at <a href='http://www.storme.co.uk' target='_blank'>www.storme.co.uk</a>

visit me at http://www.janspeed.com
storme is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2005, 01:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
billB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: New Jersey
Car:
Posts: 1,635
Photos:
billB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Yahoo to billB
What do you mean by “rough engagement”? Does it mean a clunk somewhere between the tranny and the rear? and/or difficulty in engaging the selected gear?
billB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2005, 02:41 PM   #5 (permalink)
2nd Gear Member
 
zibby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Car: yes
Posts: 507
Photos:
zibby is an unknown quantity at this point
Quote:
Originally posted by billB@Jan 29 2005, 02:26 PM
What do you mean by “rough engagement”? Does it mean a clunk somewhere between the tranny and the rear? and/or difficulty in engaging the selected gear?
[snapback]281795[/snapback]
No , simply when you move gear selector from neutral to reverse or park to drive there is a "kick" or jerk ,whatever.I had new Bimmer a loaner car from the dealer and to compare to my there is no any feeling when moving gear selector thru the each gear. One more thing, it is more noticable when engine at full operational temperature.There is no problem with gear engagment on my car. Regards . Zibby.
__________________
http://www.q8oils.it/
zibby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2005, 03:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
billB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: New Jersey
Car:
Posts: 1,635
Photos:
billB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond reputebillB has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via Yahoo to billB
Does not sound like a transmission problem to me. Again without seeing the car if I have to guess I'll be looking somewhere else. This jerking has to do with mounts/universal joints/center bearing driveshaft etc. A very common weak link on these cars is the flexible coupler AKA Guibo causing other symptoms like vibration on take offs etc.

BTW Does this zippy name comes from a different language? If so don't tell me...LOL

good luck.
billb
billB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2005, 04:16 PM   #7 (permalink)
2nd Gear Member
 
zibby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Car: yes
Posts: 507
Photos:
zibby is an unknown quantity at this point
Quote:
Originally posted by billB@Jan 29 2005, 04:29 PM
Does not sound like a transmission problem to me. Again without seeing the car if I have to guess I'll be looking somewhere else. This jerking has to do with mounts/universal joints/center bearing driveshaft etc. A very common weak link on these cars is the flexible coupler AKA Guibo causing other symptoms like vibration on take offs etc.

BTW Does this zippy name comes from a different language? If so don't tell me...LOL

good luck.
billb
[snapback]281900[/snapback]
Yes! Iam from geographic center of the Europe.
__________________
http://www.q8oils.it/
zibby is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E46, E90)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
99 528i wad06 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 5 12-11-2004 01:59 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:02 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.