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I have BMW530I 2008, if i speed fast and the gear shifts from 4th to5th or if I'm driving on the 6th and made kickdown to the 5th, I get a transnission fault and I have to swich off the car and turn it on again to get back to normal. If the gear shifts from 4t to 5th without accelerating fast, no fault will happen. The mechanic scanned the fault code and found the following.. But he never saw this code before and not sure what the fault could be. 4F8A     Not present     EGS: Ratio monitoring, gearshift 4-5 4F83      Not present   EGS: Ratio monitoring, Clutch C 4F96      Not present    EGS: Ratio monitoring, clutch C-E

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Hello thank you for your detailed information. I am doing some research on your issue and would like to ask you 1st, if it seems like there is any pattern to this issue meaning does it seem to happen more when the car is warm or cold, while going up hill/ down hill, etc. Also, what, if any, troubleshooting have you completed? Have any controllers, sensors, etc been ruled out. You can start by start by verifying the oil level make sure its not blackened, "glitery" or burned smelling. Beyond that I will have to continue my research and wait for a response from you. Any and all details will be useful. Thank you for using www.fixya.com We look forward to getting you back on the road properly! -Tim

Posted on Mar 30, 2015

  • Ahmed Elkafrawi Mar 30, 2015

    Thx Tim for the quick reply,
    Well sensor issue is not ruled out but oil level is good. Also, its not related to temperature of the engine.
    Yes it happens when I'm driving up a hill on thr 6th gear and the car needs more power to go, so once it shifts down to fith gear, a transmission fault appears.
    It seems like can't go to 5th gear under pressure

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Unfortunately you have a hydraulic clutch, which is self adjusting on your car.

The problem you are experiencing is the excessive wear to your clutch, or oil contamination on the clutch plate.

Both these problems can only be fully diagnosed once the gearbox is removed and the clutch is inspected.
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Hi All

I have a s40 1.9d / 2000 plate,
In the last month or so the car loses revs when changing up to 3rd and 4th gear, I can only get 50 mph max in 3rd gear 80mp in 4th.
The car has just clocked 185,000 miles
Its a great car but a pai at the moment, I've had a service including fuel fillter change added fuel cleaners to the deilsel all to no avail


Any suggestions

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