1994 BMW 325i Q&A
1994 BMW 325i Question: Need Transmission Help
This sounds like the transmission has an internal failure, but it's really difficult to know until it is inspected by a repair shop. I would consider taking it back to where you bought it, this may have been a pre-existing condition, hopefully that is possible. - Bret Bodas
I had similar problem with My 2001 325i. Took it to the dealer and their estimate was $3000+ to open the transmission and diagnose the problem. I took it to another mechanic and he opened the transmission. It turned out to be a broken reverse gear caused by shifting the car to reverse while the car was still moving forward. The mechanic found a used transmision and replaced it. Cost $2700. - Albuyeh
I have heard too many different answers to what?/when? on maintaining the transmission. I have even heard that my car does not ever need trans. maint. !!??
My transmission was 3 quarts low in fluid. The auto service guys added trans fluid and they ran tests and said that 4th gear is slipping (I think the code was 040). He said I need a refurbished tr...
I just bought a used 2004 BMW 325I auto tranny several days ago, and only put on less than 100 miles. It drove O.K until the transmission warning light comes on and limit the vehicle in 3rd and 4th...
Internal light went off, TCM symbol was on entire trip (22 miles), turned L or R make noise. Mechanic said oil leaked, L and R power steering hose, rack and pion, tranmission service, alignment cos...
help please regarding whether its a possible fix without whole transmission?