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Can someone tell me what is going on with my 740 i bmw transmission is heavy and need to give a lot of gas to move it

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Check the condition of the oil and if it is not bright cherry red then have it changed. Run fault codes to determine if electronic and have a pressure test done to determine if mechanical.. However if it is slow to accelerate then check for low pressure in tyres and that the hand brake is not stuck on

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The transmission is sealed (no fill pipe). Please have your local dealer check the level.

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