Seems like nothing ever happened. Car would get stuck in 3rd and could be reset by pulling over and restarting. As clutch ages, self-adjusting mechanism binds and makes clutch slow to fully engage. Problem with boot surrounding transmission control lever. Other highlights include unique wheels and 20-way adjustable seats.
The safety recall is expected to begin during August 2012. Seal replaced and all fluid replaced as preventative maintenance. A six-speed manual transmission comes standard, driving power to the rear wheels, and a six-speed automatic Steptronic is available. It would happen with an extremely light accelerator pressure. Seal replaced and all fluid replaced as preventative maintenance. The V8 remains the quintessential power fiend's engine of choice, but it comes with such a heavy price tag that the twin turbo begins to look like the better pick.
That, and based on what you report, has me pretty concerned. This ever recur for you? Well, richer in feedback than anything else in the segment, at least. Once the contact was able to shift into park, the message display informed her that the engine would not shut off because the vehicle was not locked into park. Dual mass flywheel shot springs. Ended up replacing it and re-coding it.
There are a lot of independents out there who worked for Cottman and other places for years before they started their own shops. Please make sure to read the product description below and in particular match the engine size and number of speed with your vehicle's specifications. Change Pinion Seal at Both Output Shafts, Change Output Shaft Seal; Axle. I was on 101 as well -- maybe its the freeway. Antthing else I should be aware of with a rebuilt? Since it is all wheel drive tranny faulting cause of the transfer of wheel power.
With a manual transmission, the car is a joy to drive, providing all the throttle response you could hope for and crisp yet gentle gear changes. It wouldn't shift out of second gear. Whichever powerplant you might choose, response, feel and feedback from all the systems — steering, suspension, brakes — are exceptional as expected. I was able to pull over, park, put in neutral, shut the engine. Replaced driveshaft and flex disc. Even though, when it happened to me the 1s time, I took it in, they reset transmission memory to it's factory default settings, gave it back to me and said it should not happen again.
After the repairs for the check engine light the dealer noticed the transmission was leaking. Had to go to drive first then push back into reverse. Is it properly luxurious on the inside? Engine and Drivetrain The 528i is powered by a 3. Regular maintenance item on this car. All these symptoms happen randomly and unexpected. The vehicle was not repaired. Exterior The 528i has an elegant, modern appearance befitting of a modern European executive sedan, even if it does look a bit like a fish out of water from certain angles.
Rear-seat room and trunk space are on par for the segment. That, and based on what you report, has me pretty concerned. As soon as I can get the car back to the dealer, they will have a third opportunity to fix the same problem. This delay has almost caused a crash for me. Said he got me a loaner because he figured it was going to take some time to figure out. As it's quietly grown into a living legend, the continuing success of the performance-oriented 5 Series has helped to invigorate the entire category in which it competes.
But the car's overcomplicated controls make living with it frustrating. The overall air of firm luxury remains, although there's a vague starkness not found in Audi or Lexus brands. The vehicle was not involved in any accidents. I was in SoCal when I got both of mine done. Dealer said could not find cause but acknowledged it sounded like a pinion gear whine. To buy a particular transmision, place your order online or call our sales staff at 1-866-612-9788 with the stock number. The softer Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Audi A6 are still sportier than ever, while the latest Infiniti M is the stiffest competition the 5 Series has faced yet — from a performance standpoint, anyway.
No other problems with the transmission, fluid replaced and new oil pan installed. Its at Sonnen now and I am expecting them to come back with the same looks ok, bring it in if it happens again response. Have never had a problem with automatic transmission until a week ago. Over time, increased resistance at the taillight electrical contact points may cause damage to the ground terminal and housing of the connector resulting in an intermittent or permanent loss of functionality of one or more rear lamp functions tail, brake, turn-signal, reverse. This happens on a weekly basis of daily driving.