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Starting and rpms

Recently I purchased my car. I had a brake line changed and then I had problems starting the car.

Once started, I can stop and start the car no problem.
At the same time, when first driving the rpms go to 4000 before it will shift. Once the first shift happens shifting is fine.

The previous owner told me to check the vacum hoses as he belived the transmission was fine.

Suggestions please.

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  • BMW4sure Nov 26, 2008

    Thank you so much for this information. I shall do that.




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It is possible they knocked a line or the linkage when replacing your brake line, alot of mechanics are careless with other parts of the car in hopes you will come back to them. take it to a different shop and have them check the linkage and lines to the trans.

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