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#1 (permalink) Old 08-21-2003, 11:13 AM
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I recently purchased a 525IA and have a problem with first gear. It shifts into second gear almost immediatly and then I have almost no power. This is especially a concern when I make a turn onto a highway and it shifts right away. Can this be programed by the dealer to change the shift points?
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what year is it? Could be a valve body problem. I would recommend having the fault codes checked and have the dealer do a dcs on it.

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