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My 1998 BMW 328i the transmission is in a lower gear.

The light went on and the transmission is stuck in a lower gear, how do I fix it?

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  • mark brown
    mark brown May 11, 2010

    Hi, the gearbox control unit will stay in limp home mode until the fault is cleared by a diagnostic scanner.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    u will need to take this to a BMW dealer for factory diagnosis, they are the only ones with the proper test gear to figure out the problem, but most likely the trans will need to be torn down for inspection


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My first solution would be to change the transmission oil.

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