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Whenever I start my BMW 745li & move out & stop somewhere. Then off the engine within 1minute to 5 minute, when I turn on the engine again the transmission light on the dashboard will start to blink & when it starts blinking the gear will not engage again. Then if I turn off the engine & leave it for like 1hour to 4hours & turn on the engine again the light will stop blinking & then the gear will engage.

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The pajero has a limp mode for when there is an issue with the 4x4 system. The ECU apparently limits the vehicles capabilities until the problem is fixed. By turning the car off and on again you are reseting the fail-safe until it again triggers. The fault may be that a part of the drive train, secondary transfer case or auto locking hubs is not working correctly. For my Pajero, the auto hubs were not disengaging. This was later found to be caused by sticking air solendoids. Each solenoids cost was about $200 and there are two for the hubs. I was able to free them up by soaking the solenoids in CRC/ WD40 and a bit inside the air tubes as well plus repeatedly engaging and disengaging the 4x4 lever to activate the hubs. The auto hubs may not be the issue in your case but its worth a try.

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