Firm or Soft Shifting of the Automatic Transmission on BMW 328i

A condition may develop where the shift feel of the automatic transmission becomes to firm or too soft. Revised software for the EGS (Transmission control module) is available which can correct this issue.

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Average mileage: 75,800 (35,000–124,000)
2 model years affected: 2007, 2008
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2008 BMW 328i 40,000 mi,
Car starting to feel a little loose and transmission wanting to be kind of lazy. Compensating by using sport mode in an attempt to condition the car to shift tighter. May take in for service and alert dealership soon.
2007 BMW 328i 60,000 mi,
odd automatic transmission performance, sometime "hyper" sometimes too lax
2008 BMW 328i 124,000 mi,
Like others, lazy shifting in standard mode, with "lag" between 1st and 2nd, 2nd and 3rd, and occasionally 3rd and 4th.
2007 BMW 328i 35,000 mi,
I have experienced the same problem. Glad to know the solution.