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Transmission Faulty Drive Moderately. Possible to continue Journey. Reduced acceleration. Have checked by nearest BMW service.

My BMW 525 is giving the error message as detailed above. Pls advise solution....thank you

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I had exactly the same problem on my UK 2001 S60.
It was caused by the throttle control housing gaskets not being serviced properly and consequently the entire housing had to be replaced - not a cheap job -and a valuable lesson learned - use a reputable volvo specialist to service your volvo - I didn't and I learnt the hard why! only a volvo specilaist would have known about this I went to several other main street garages & none of them could even diagnose the problem let alone fix it. Although they did do numerous other things first before they gave up - ie replaced titanium spark plugs.
Before it stoppped running altogther and went into "limp home mode" there were tell-tale engine/throttle surges when the car was idle, but in gear.
It is now running "like new" & I will never get another garage to service it, as this could have been avoided - however they can also wear out after about 10years - so my bad services just made it happen sooner!
I hope this helps!

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SOURCE: how to adjust idle on bmw 525 tds,diesel

losen the bolts at the pump flange where it bolts to the engine block and rotate towards the engine about a 1/8 inch also adjust the linkage stop screw inwards no more than 1 1/2 turns

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