why does my transmission seem to shift gears fast on 2007 BMW 550i

why does my transmission seem to shift gears fast

by in Pearl City, HI on March 23, 2011
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ANSWER by on March 24, 2011
you should have a transmission mode switch; it should NOT be in the "sport" mode. factory warranty is 4 years or 50,000 miles; if still under warranty, ask the dealer to look into this. if not in warranty, you will need a good BMW shop that has the correct software to scan this. this transmission is adaptive; if you drive it hard, it will learn and then shift quicker.
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ANSWER by on June 24, 2012
"OWNERS MANUAL" twenty years of college and a few million in the bank still won't make up for not reading a really BORING book. It sometimes has better info then the service manual(scarey thought). Reminds me of a customer I had years ago , that was literally a 'rocket scientist' (no kidding) , and he screwed up head gaskets on a ford ranger V-6 , USING THE SERVICE MANUAL! although that thought was uhm...useless.never mind....