» » »

BMW Q&A

Ask Your Question

2000 BMW 740i Question: battery light and transmission failsafe program

 

Question

yessi26, South San Francisco, CA, July 07, 2010, 17:23
 Rookie

I have taken my car to a shop that did a diagnostic check said it was my battery so they replaced it with a bmw battery, because the trans failsafe program had come on. now few days later which was yesterday the transmission failsafe program came back on again after driving check engine light came on. Today the trans failsafe program light didnt come on but the battery light did so now dont know what to do can someone please give me some good advice in what to do? Thank You

1 Answer
Flag This
  • Answer #1

    July 08, 2010, 03:11
    Profile_thumbnail
     Master

    Check alternator charge

    Best to monitor charge while driving, alternator might be dropping charge and not providing the EGS with voltage.

    Reply
    Flag This