my car is taking a while to accelerate and the transmission failsafe program light went.what does this mean and how do i fix this problem.
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2001 BMW 740iL Question: transmission failsafe program
Answer #1Bret Bodas April 10, 2010, 02:44Master
This means there is an issue with the transmission and it needs to be checked out to determine what the problem is. Take it to a good BMW or transmission shop.
Answer #2ESKO November 06, 2010, 02:39Rookie
i got a same problem is not transmition is a ABS module is about 1500 dollars but wait. take off youer old ones and send it for rebult . 200 dolars and after you put it problems go aways.
ReplyVisitor, December 03, 2010, 17:37
where do you take it to have it rebuilt?
Visitor, December 03, 2010, 21:55
YOU GOT TO REMOVE ABS MODULE AND SEND IT FOR A REBUILT. COST ABAOUT 200 DOLARAS . ONCE YOU GOT THE MODULE BACK YOU NEED TO REPOROGRAMET BY SOMEONY WHO HAS A COMPUTER FOR IT ABAUT 75 DOLLARS . DONT LET ENY BUDDY ELSE SUGEST ANY TRANSMISION WORK . IT AHD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT.
Answer #4jaxhd December 18, 2010, 18:39Rookie
try replacing tran. fluid your fluid could be low
Answer #5Visitor, April 16, 2011, 10:49
neutral safty sfech
Answer #6EasyM December 02, 2012, 00:06Rookie
Bad batter or alternater causes a transmission failsafe to trigger. If batteries good, regulater in your alternator might be bad...replace entire alternater
Answer #7bmwmastertech1 June 24, 2013, 17:56Rookie
this is caused by splip in the transmission disc clutches ,what it means is that the transmission has failed and has to be replaced or rebuilt,. free service from a master technician from bmw,of n/a