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I am having problem putting my bmw e90 2005 into first gear. if you put it into 2nd gear and then push it into first it goes in. any ideas.

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Try to double clutch when you downshift from 2nd to 1st ( while driving be in 2nd put in the clutch go to neutral pull out clutch rev it a lil and put the clutch back in and then shift to first) what this does is that it aligns the gears and it might go into 1st alot smoother. Happened to my 86 Toyota and never had problem with it after that

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