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Vibration Good day. At speeds between 80 and 100km/h my 730d goes into a vibration. I was told that it might be gearbox mountings that need replacing. Tyres are all balanced and wheel alignment is correct. Also from time to time the computer just kicks out. sometimes there is a 'cluck" sound. Everything on the dash goes dead and the gearbox puts itself into "safe" mode. When you turn the engine off and restart it the problem goes away !! Is this a common problem and how do i reslove this. The BMW people in my area has never heard of this problem so they cannot contribute. Thanking you Gert Wentzel

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Solution in problem with the occasional when dash kick it and restart in Safe Mode - make use your car on I-BUS RESET. What vibration with gearbox covers, I do not think it will be bad gearbox mountings. I suggest to the transmission delete the current adaptation, what it learned the transmission unit - to factory defaults, this is the "0" value adaptation! Use a longer test road and the new adaptation have to loaded! Unfortunately, this operation is only diagnostic tools possible. It's a job for a professional garage

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