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Transmission failsafe program
When you get the transmission fail safe warning, it means the transmission controller has detected a fault in the transmission or in the various sensors that it reads. The controller can adapt to a certain amount of wear and tear...
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Car won't start can't get vehicle in netural to tow.
Hi there. You could take a long pick and put it into the little slot that the shifter has a the top and push down on it. At the same time as you push down, take the gear shifter and...
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Transmission is slipping into 2nd gear (transmission fail safe).
Hi there. Sounds like the accumulator in the transmission for the shifting from 1st gear to 2nd gear could have a cut on the seal or a broken spring. This will make the transmission slip out of 1st gear and...
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what does trans.failsafe prog mean
It means that the ECU (Electronic Control Unit) has detected a problem in the transmission itself or in one of the devices or sensors that controls it. The ECU then substitutes whatever information its not getting with a fixed value...
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Transmission fail safe program message came on the dashboard.
Hi there. The fail safe light is on for something went wrong with your transmission. The light comes on to warn the driver that there has been an issue with a system and causing the circuits to malfunction or shut...
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Q: Oil change
Oil and filter change intervals are specified by vehicle manufacturers, not mechanics, in carefully considered and prepared "maintenance schedules". Mechanics do not have the necessary field test data, or laboratory data, to wisely specify oil change intervals other than what...
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Transmission failsafe program comes on dash 2001 BMW X5
Hi there - the first task is to have the transmission fluid level checked. This will require technical assistance and a lift, since there is no dipstick on this model, and the fluid level "port" is underneath. Correct fluid temperature...
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EDC MALFUNCTION
Hi there. The EDC is referred to as the Electronic Damper Control. The (EDC) automatically or manually adjusts each damper to suit the driving conditions meaning you enjoy outstanding comfort along with the best in BMW on-road safety. EDC reduces...
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Is your oil change on a 2012 BMW X5 35d Diesel includes tapping off DEF
Hi There, I would recommend checking with our customer service department to confirm this, however it should be included in the oil change service as a precaution in checking all fluids.
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Hello Peter..I've got a problem with my BMW X5 that it needs to be fixed.I hear like beeping sounds coming out from under the hood
Hi there. It depends on when the noise occurs and whether it increases in speed as the engine accelerates as to what might be causing these issues and the repairs needed to be completed. In most cases, a continual noise...
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Q: Rough idling
Rough idle can be due to a bad tank of gasoline, dirty fuel injectors, incorrect idle speed, exhaust restrictions, vacuum leaks, incorrectly installed or damaged spark plugs, a defective or clogged fuel pump or fuel filter, failing electrical components such...
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4x4 inactive and abs light
As a vehicle ages, sensors and monitoring systems can develop "glitches"; either due to excessive dirt and debris or the connections becoming loose. This can sometimes trigger system warnings as you've described above. Since the dealership was unable to determine...
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Hi Richard, I would like to check with you how much the labor would cost for changing 05 BMW X5 engine? Thanks.
The remove and replace labor time depends on the sub-model. The range is roughly 20 to 30 hours. As far as the parts cost, that depends on whether you want a brand new engine, a rebuilt engine, a used engine,...
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2011 BMW X5 needs a Valve Cover Replacement not just gasket...what will it cost?
Hi there. I have forwarded your inquiry to our service and sales department, so they can send you an estimate to replace the valve cover and the gasket on your BMW. However, before having this completed, you might want to...
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Headlights won't clear- foggy
Hello. The foggy substance on your headlights is known as oxidation. Normally it will only form on the outside of the headlight but at times find its way to the inside due to moisture. To clean the oxidation on the...
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Which is better for the BMW E53 X5: coil springs or air suspension? BMW X5
Hi there - the BMW air suspension system was developed to maximize the "sport utility" nature of the vehicle (kids and soccer equipment during the week, home DIY, camping, etc on the weekend, as well as the handling everyone expects...
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Car idling rough after replacing alternator
After replacing the alternator, your vehicle's ECM will need to go through a "relearning" process whereby it will take a day or two for it to relearn the computer's parameters and adjust. If by replacing the alternator, the battery was...
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Car jerk when at 1 RPM while stopping
If the engine RPM doesn't change during this jerk, or "transition", it is more likely that the cause is rough or abrupt downshifting. Engine RPM can be logged using a scan tool and your car may be new enough that...
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Used x5 2010 x5 35d common problems ?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Our technicians are mobile, and they come to you. This is one way that we save overheads costs and pass that savings into you! Secondly, always get a pre-purchase inspection done by a qualified...
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2006 BMW X5 White Smoke From Exhaust
My guess is the valve stem seals are bad. This is a very common problem with BMW vehicles the same era as yours. As the seals age and harden, they allow oil to seep past the valves and into the...

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