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Old 02-09-2005, 12:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an 2000 automatic 3.16i,The car is starting in every gear. I trasmission is also in emergency mode. I had adiagnostic test and it turns out that I had a faulty pressure sensor in the transmission . I decided to change the transmission and put in a new one,i also put in a new inhibitor switch the solenoid by the shifter.

However the car is still in emergency mode. Do I need to have the computer reset.

Does anyone have any ideas why this would be happening.
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Old 02-10-2005, 10:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have no idea what your talking about... Are you saying that you actually turn on the car with the automatic trans in gear?!

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That is exactly what I am saying. The car can be started in any gear.
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What is the Neutral Safely switch...
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You changed the whole transmission for a faulty pressure sensor?
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Actaually, I was having diffuclty getting the pressure sensor( everywhere was out of stock) and I had a new transmission, so I changed it.
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Who has spare BMW transmissions just laying around?
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It stops your car from starting in anything but park and nuetral.
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